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Giants | Jameel McClain carted off

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:46:25 -0700

New York Giants LB Jameel McClain (undisclosed) was carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22.

Blue Jays | Will cut Brad Mills

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:36:42 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays RP Brad Mills will be designated for assignment Tuesday, July 22, to make room for SP Aaron Sanchez.

Blue Jays | Aaron Sanchez, more coming up

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:30:38 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez will be called up Tuesday, July 22, along with INF Ryan Goins and RP Esmil Rogers. Sanchez was recently moved to the bullpen during his brief time at Triple-A Buffalo and probably will serve the same role in the bigs. Goins might not be there long because Steve Tolleson will be on paternity leave. Rogers will serve as a swingman reliever.

FANTASY TIP: Sanchez could be worth an AL-only stash in case he earns a bigger role, but there's not much immediate value here.

Blue Jays | Demote Erik Kratz

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:29:18 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Erik Kratz was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo.

Giants | Brandon Mosley carted off

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:23:32 -0700

New York Giants OT Brandon Mosley (undisclosed) was carted off from practice Tuesday, July 22.

Yankees | Brian McCann rebounding

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:17:09 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann is hitting .310 since June 27, when hitting coach Kevin Long helped McCann eliminate the toe tap from his swing. McCann was batting .223 through his first 70 contests.

FANTASY TIP: If you can still buy McCann from a frustrated owner, go for it. His slow start looks like history now, and when you can find a catcher with this hot streak, it's worth your attention.

Bengals | Geno Atkins could practice by next week

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:15:34 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) could practice by next week, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Lewis is going to hold Atkins out of practice the first few days to make sure he is ready.

Bengals | Leon Hall likely to practice Thursday

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:14:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall (Achilles') is likely to practice Thursday, July 24, if there are no setbacks in the team's conditioning test Wednesday, July 23.

Bengals | Want to sign Andy Dalton to Colin Kaepernick type deal

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:57:43 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton should be signed to a contract that mirrors the deal signed by San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, in the opinion of owner Mike Brown.

Rams | Sign Pat Schiller

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:41:46 -0700

The St. Louis Rams signed LB Pat Schiller (Falcons) Tuesday, July 22. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Giants | Four returning punts in practice

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:29:16 -0700

New York Giants WR Trindon Holliday, WR Odell Beckham Jr., WR Victor Cruz and WR Rueben Randle all are returning punts in practice Tuesday, July 22.

Padres | Deal Chase Headley

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:23:07 -0700

The San Diego Padres traded 3B Chase Headley to the New York Yankees for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. They also sent $1 million to the Yankees.

FANTASY TIP: For more on this fantasy situation, Click here.

Texans | Andre Johnson visits team facility

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:18:25 -0700

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson visited the team facility Monday, July 21. Johnson has visited the facility a few times this offseason. According to a league source, it does not mean Johnson will report to camp on time.

Yankees | Acquire Chase Headley

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:12:58 -0700

The New York Yankees acquired 3B Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte and SP Rafael De Paula. San Diego also will send $1 million to New York.

FANTASY TIP: This is a big move for Headley, who becomes a top crossover FAAB candidate for AL-only players. He's rebounded a bit of late, and moving to the Bronx, a hitter's haven, should bode well for the rest of his second half. Solarte can be added in NL-only games but doesn't hold much upside, especially at PETCO Park. De Paula is a prospect to watch in the coming years but not necessarily stashable outside of full-team dynasty formats.

Yankees | Close to acquiring Chase Headley

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:05:38 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley is on the verge of joining the New York Yankees.

FANTASY TIP: We'll keep you posted on whether this is finalized, but if it does, Headley is about to become an expensive target for AL-only FAAB miners.

Bills | Dustin Hopkins only competing for kickoff specialist job

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:03:38 -0700

Buffalo Bills PK Dustin Hopkins will have to try to make the roster as a kickoff specialist, according to head coach Doug Marrone.

Rangers | Alex Rios target for a few teams?

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:02:31 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is the subject of trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, one of his former teams, because of their recent rash of offensive injuries, according to sources. The Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners are also interested, and the San Francisco Giants may increase their attention toward him, as well.

FANTASY TIP: Rios could receive a jolt from new surroundings and gain some more fantasy life, especially in the power department. Toronto would be the preferred stop to facilitate that rebound.

Rangers | Alex Rios bothered by trade interest?

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:57:20 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios may be bothered by trade rumors, according to a friend. Rios' production has dropped lately.

FANTASY TIP: Rios' power hasn't shown up much this season, but a new environment could reinvigorate him, as it has in the past when he was swapped. He's not a bad buy-low candidate for fantasy purposes even with his new BA-leaning skill set.

Bills | Darrin Kitchens injury update

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:52:43 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Darrin Kitchens (undisclosed) will be out for a period of time due to a lower body injury, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Smith did not participate in practice Tuesday, July 22.

Bills | Brandon Smith injury update

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:51:33 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Brandon E. Smith (undisclosed) will be out for a period of time due to a lower body injury, according to head coach Doug Marrone. Smith did not participate in practice Tuesday, July 22.