Fantasy baseball players in the news

by KFFL Staff on January 2, 2013 @ 05:59:28 PDT

 



First Baseman

1B | Lance Berkman | free agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
The Boston Red Sox expressed a degree of interest in free-agent 1B Lance Berkman (Cardinals) earlier in the offseason, but they are not believed to still be considering him.


Shortstop

SS | Miguel Tejada | Kansas City Royals | Transaction
The Kansas City Royals signed 3B Miguel Tejada (Giants) to a minor-league contract with an invitation to major-league camp Monday, Dec. 31.


Outfielder

OF | Tim Raines | Retired Players | Transaction, Fantasy
Former major-leaguer Tim Raines is joining the Toronto Blue Jays as a baserunning and outfield coach. Raines stole 808 bases in 2,502 major league games over a 23-year career. He led the National League in stolen bases for four consecutive seasons, 1981-84, and ranks fifth on the all-time major-league list.

OF | Bobby Abreu | free agent | Free Agents, Fantasy
Updating a previous report, while the Boston Red Sox dispatched scouts to Venezuela to watch free-agent OF Bobby Abreu (Dodgers) last week, it is unlikely the team will sign the veteran. A major league source confirmed that the trip was "background work" and "nothing more than a scouting assignment."

OF | Giancarlo Stanton | Miami Marlins | Fantasy
The Seattle Mariners have contacted the Miami Marlins about OF Giancarlo Stanton.

OF | Endy Chavez | Kansas City Royals | Transaction
The Kansas City Royals signed Endy Chavez (Orioles) to a minor league contract Monday, Dec. 31.

OF | Gorkys Hernandez | Miami Marlins | Fantasy
Miami Marlins OF Gorkys Hernandez won the Venezuelan Winter League batting title with a .372 average.


Starting Pitcher

SP | Ted Lilly | Los Angeles Dodgers | Injury, Fantasy
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ted Lilly (shoulder), who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his throwing shoulder in September, is two weeks from throwing off a mound, according to multiple media reports. Lilly, 37, confirmed the reports on MLB Network Radio, saying it's his last hurdle before camp.

SP | Shaun Marcum | free agent | Free Agents, Fantasy,
The Cleveland Indians have had dialogue with free-agent SP Shaun Marcum (Brewers), according to a source. However, it is unclear if they remain interested after adding free-agent P Brett Myers.

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