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Saints | Waive Chidera Uzo-Diribe

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:59:25 -0700

The New Orleans Saints waived LB Chidera Uzo-Diribe Thursday, Aug. 21.

Cowboys | Work out Jason Phillips

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:42:29 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys worked out free-agent LB Jason Phillips (Eagles) Thursday, Aug. 21.

Twins | Danny Santana to work at SS

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:38:47 -0700

The Minnesota Twins would like to get OF Danny Santana more playing time at shortstop this season, according to manager Ron Gardenhire. Santana has been starting at center field because of the lack of depth the team has at the position. Gardenhire believes Santana's position in the future will be shortstop.

FANTASY TIP: Santana has been playing well this season and should continue to be in starting lineups in most leagues. He likely will be eligible at shortstop and outfielder next season, which will make him valuable in a lot of leagues.

Cowboys | Tony Romo ready for season

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:37:30 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) said he is ready for the regular season. Romo said he had a good week of practice with no limitations as he returns from offseason back surgery.

FANTASY TIP: The team taking it slow with Romo has paid off as it appears he will be ready to go for Week 1. Romo is a low-end QB1 on draft day.

Astros | Carlos Corporan injured

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:33:12 -0700

Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (thumb) has been dealing with a thumb injury he suffered in June. The injury has affected the way he has swung the bat, especially from the left side. He has been trying to wear extra padding on the thumb and holding the bat a different way.

Giants | George Kontos recalled

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:32:40 -0700

The San Francisco Giants recalled RP George Kontos from Triple-A Fresno to be the 26th man on the roster for the second game Thursday, Aug. 21.

Cubs | Felix Doubront rehabbing again

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:02 -0700

Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront (calf) is scheduled to make a final rehab start for Double-A Tennessee Sunday, Aug. 24.

Chiefs | Acquire Kelcie McCray

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:23:47 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired FS Kelcie McCray (Buccaneers) in exchange for OG Rishaw Johnson.

Buccaneers | Acquire Rishaw Johnson

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:14:27 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers acquired OG Rishaw Johnson (Chiefs) Thursday, Aug. 21, in exchange for FS Kelcie McCray.

Colts | Robert Mathis won't play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:25 -0700

Indianapolis Colts LB Robert Mathis (undisclosed) will not play in the team's third preseason game, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.

Cubs | Starlin Castro to miss time

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:07:31 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list. The team also recalled 2B Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.

FANTASY TIP: Castro could miss up to a week while on the bereavement list. The team could consider moving Javier Baez to shortstop and Arismendy Alcantara to second base with Justin Ruggiano and Matt Szczur seeing time in the outfield. Ruggiano and Szczur probably should only be options in NL-only leagues.

Titans | Charlie Whitehurst not expected to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:01:38 -0700

Tennessee Titans QB Charlie Whitehurst (finger) is not expected to play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23.

Cubs | Edwin Jackson placed on DL

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:58:45 -0700

The Chicago Cubs have placed SP Edwin Jackson (lat) on the 15-day disabled list because of a lat strain. The team also recalled RP Zach Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.

Steelers | LeGarrette Blount expected to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:49:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

FANTASY TIP: Blount will not see any change to his fantasy football status in the immediate future.

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell expected to play

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:46:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

FANTASY TIP: Bell's arrest is unlikely to have any immediate fantasy football impact. Bell should still be considered a solid RB1 option.

Tigers | No limit for Justin Verlander

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:41:17 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander (shoulder) is not expected to be on a pitch count if he starts one of the two games Saturday, Aug. 23, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

FANTASY TIP: The team has not announced that Verlander will start, but it appears like he will pitch Saturday. Owners should get him back into their starting lineups.

Nationals | Ryan Zimmerman does some light throwing

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:33:39 -0700

Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman (hamstring) did some light throwing Thursday, Aug. 21, in order to test his injured hamstring. Zimmerman is still not close to returning and still needs to do some running and hitting before he is ready to return.

FANTASY TIP: There is no definite timetable for Zimmerman's return, but there is a chance he plays again this season. Owners should consider keeping him on their bench or disabled list in case he is able to play again in 2014.

Rangers | Neal Cotts will not be traded

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:30:56 -0700

The Texas Rangers will not trade RP Neal Cotts after he was claimed off revocable waivers by an undisclosed team.

Diamondbacks | Daniel Hudson could return next month

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:30:07 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Daniel Hudson (elbow) could rejoin the team in September as a relief pitcher if he does not have any setbacks during his rehab assignment. Hudson has been the starter in all of his rehab games so far but will he used out of the bullpen when his rehab assignment moves to Triple-A Reno.

Bengals | Tyler Wilson not practicing

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Tyler Wilson (head) is not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 21.