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Cubs | Will resume play Thursday

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:24:13 -0700

The Chicago Cubs thought they won 2-0 Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the San Francisco Giants in a game called in the bottom of the fifth inning due to unplayable conditions. However, the Giants won their protest of how the situation was handled by the Cubs, and the game will be resumed Thursday, Aug. 21, in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Cubs leading 2-0.

FANTASY TIP: Tsuyoshi Wada was awarded with a complete game shutout, working five innings and allowing six hits, no walks and three strikeouts. However, with the resumption of the game, Wada's fantasy total likely will be changed by daily fantasy providers and in weekly formats since he is unlikely to come back Thursday. Wada still qualifies for the win if the Cubs do not lose the lead at any point before the game is completed, so that's good news for fantasy owners.

Giants | Win protest of tarp game

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:18:01 -0700

The San Francisco Giants won a protest filed on the lack of continued efforts by the Chicago Cubs to dry the field Tuesday, Aug. 19. After a four hour and 34 minute delay the game was called, with the Cubs rewarded a 2-0 win. However, the Giants protested and won, and the game will now be resumed Thursday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. before the regularly scheduled game, according to a source. The Giants are the first team in 28 years to win an MLB protest.

FANTASY TIP: It will be interesting to see how fantasy leagues, particularly daily formats, handle the situation. Ryan Vogelsong was rewarded with a complete game loss after working five innings, but with the game resuming, and Vogelsong unlikely to take the ball Thursday, that likely will be changed. It is a unique situation for sure.

Padres | Bobby Lafromboise designated for assignment

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:54:09 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Bobby Lafromboise was designated for assignment Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Padres | Jace Peterson sent down

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:53:41 -0700

San Diego Padres INF Jace Peterson was optioned to Triple-A El Paso Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Padres | Reinstate Cameron Maybin

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:53:08 -0700

The San Diego Padres reinstated OF Cameron Maybin from the restricted list Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Redskins | Barry Cofield sits

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:42:36 -0700

Washington Redskins DT Barry Cofield (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Redskins | Chris Thompson limited in practice

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:36:53 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (ankle) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Cowboys | Sterling more not practicing

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:26:46 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Sterling Moore (groin) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Cowboys | No practice for Tony Romo

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:25:41 -0700

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) is not participating in practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

FANTASY TIP: This is nothing to be concerned with, as the team continues to limit Romo's practice time as he comes off back surgery.

Giants | Jason Pierre-Paul not worried about preseason performance

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:02:36 -0700

New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul said he is not concerned with not having a sack in three preseason games. "It's not important at all," Pierre-Paul said. "We only get 25 snaps, that's not a realistic number for me to play. ... You don't get a feel of what the offensive tackle's doing or the inside rusher. I'm not worried about sacks in the preseason. Wait a couple weeks and we'll see."

49ers | Not interested in trading Alex Boone

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:01:16 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers are not interested in trading OT Alex Boone, even though teams have inquired about him.

Cardinals | Sign Ryan McBean

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:48:20 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals signed DT Ryan McBean (Ravens) Wednesday, Aug. 20. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Packers | Colt Lyerla placed on IR

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:37:30 -0700

The Green Bay Packers placed TE Colt Lyerla (knee) on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Aug. 20.

NFL | Four clear waivers

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:31:53 -0700

Free-agent WR Kevin Elliott (Bills), LS Chad Rempel (Bears), QB Pat Devlin (Dolphins) and DT Jibreel Black (Buccaneers) all cleared waivers Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Bengals | Vontaze Burfict agrees to extension

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:24:17 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict agreed to a multi-year contract extension Wednesday, Aug. 20. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed.

Redskins | Claim Tress Way off waivers

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:20:11 -0700

The Washington Redskins claimed P Tress Way off waivers from the Chicago Bears Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Redskins | Blake Clingan waived

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:16:36 -0700

The Washington Redskins placed P Blake Clingan on no-recall waivers Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Raiders | Waive Jeremy Deering

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:13:02 -0700

The Oakland Raiders placed DB Jeremy Deering (undisclosed) on no-recall waivers with a waived/injured designation Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Cardinals | Sign Isaac Sopoaga

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:05:48 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals signed DT Isaac Sopoaga (Patriots) Wednesday, Aug. 20, per a league source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

49ers | Frank Gore not thinking about extension

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:01:25 -0700

San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore said he is playing for a Super Bowl in 2014 and is not thinking about a contract extension. "This year I'm playing for a Super Bowl. I'm not even thinking about an extension," Gore said.