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Yankees | Mark Teixeira back in, Brian Roberts sitting

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:48:01 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 29, but 2B Brian Roberts is sitting.

FANTASY TIP: Get Tex back into your starting lineups if you own him. Roberts is likely taking a routine day off.

Jets | Calvin Pryor sits, Jace Amaro limited

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:39:42 -0700

New York Jets SS Calvin Pryor (concussion) did not practice and TE Jace Amaro (knee) was limited Tuesday, July 29. Head coach Rex Ryan said Pryor is progressing, however.

Rangers | Nick Tepesch to be pushed back

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:39:26 -0700

Texas Rangers SP Nick Tepesch (knee) will be pushed back and won't start against the Cleveland Indians this weekend.

Braves | Freddie Freeman slumping

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:34:45 -0700

Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman has hit .171 (7-for-41), with a .569 OPS and .194 BABIP since the All-Star break.

FANTASY TIP: The BABIP is unsustainably low, but an 18.8 percent line drive rate will hinder any batting average. Test the trade waters to see if there is an impatient Freeman owner in your league. He is an elite bat in a minor funk who is due for a hot stretch.

Saints | Jairus Byrd practices

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:34:06 -0700

New Orleans Saints FS Jairus Byrd (back) practiced for the first time this offseason Tuesday, July 29. Byrd will gradually make his way back and did not take part in full-team drills.

Orioles | Ubaldo Jimenez to make rehab start

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:31:09 -0700

Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez (ankle) will throw 60 to 65 pitches for Single-A Aberdeen Tuesday, July 29, and the team will re-evaluate him before deciding his next step.

Seahawks | Anthony McCoy update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:29:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks TE Anthony McCoy (Achilles') reportedly tore his left Achilles' in practice Tuesday, July 29. McCoy would likely miss the entire 2014 season.

Diamondbacks | Recall Bo Schultz

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:27:28 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Bo Schultz was recalled from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, OF Alfredo Marte was optioned to Reno.

FANTASY TIP: Schultz has posted a 5.75 ERA as a starter with Reno. If the Diamondbacks intend to start him, stack your lineup with as many opposing bats as possible in all formats, especially in daily games.

Angels | C.J. Wilson discovered hip issue

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:24:25 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson (ankle, hip) discovered tightness in his left hip during his rehab, and he has since corrected the issue that hurt his mechanics.

FANTASY TIP: Wilson might be another week away from returning to the rotation. The good news is that his string of bad starts before his DL placement may have been directly related to his injuries.

Nationals | Jayson Werth update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:50 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Jayson Werth (ankle) said his right ankle is more swollen than he expected it to be. He is hopeful to be available off the bench Tuesday, July 29.

FANTASY TIP: This is good news for Werth's chances of starting tomorrow's game.

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Falcons | Steven Jackson not practicing

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:20:07 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson was not at practice Tuesday, July 29. There was no indication of an injury, but stay tuned.

Phillies | Marlon Byrd update

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:18:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd (foot) fouled a ball off his left foot Monday, July 28, and was hobbling, according to manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg expects Byrd to play Wednesday, July 30.

FANTASY TIP: Be prepared to return Byrd to lineups where you are starting him tomorrow.

Orioles | Chris Davis ill

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:18:23 -0700

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis (illness) is sick and is not at the ballpark Tuesday, July 29.

FANTASY TIP: Remove Davis from all of your daily lineups this evening.

Red Sox | Want pitching in return

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:17:00 -0700

The Boston Red Sox will only trade SPs Jon Lester or John Lackey if they receive starting pitching in return, according to a baseball source.

Titans | Shonn Greene leaves practice

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:16:59 -0700

Tennessee Titans RB Shonn Greene left practice with a trainer Tuesday, July 28. Greene missed time this offseason with a right knee injury, but this could be something different.

Red Sox | Brandon Workman lined up for Wednesday

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:16:03 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Brandon Workman is lined up to make his next start Wednesday, July 30, in case SP Jon Lester is traded by then.

FANTASY TIP: If you're in need of pitching and in an AL-only league, you may want to stash Workman just in case, if you have the room.

Padres | Activate Everth Cabrera

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:15:49 -0700

San Diego Padres SS Everth Cabrera (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, July 29. In a corresponding move, SP Jason Lane was designated for assignment.

FANTASY TIP: Cabrera struggled mightily before his DL stint. Speed is his biggest weapon, but a hamstring injury could continue to hinder him in that department. Temper your expectations, but Cabrera is worth a flyer in deep mixed leagues and a must-own in NL-only formats.

Steelers | David Snow waived/injured

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:14:47 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers C David Snow (foot) was given a waived/injured designation Tuesday, July 29.

Steelers | Sign Josh Harris

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:07:09 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed undrafted free-agent Josh D. Harris (Wake Forest) Tuesday, July 29. Per NFL rules, UDFA deals are three years in length. Financial details were not disclosed.

Rays | Wil Myers to take BP

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:06:58 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will take batting practice Saturday, Aug. 2, for the first time since breaking his wrist. He's targeting a mid-August return to the big club.

FANTASY TIP: He'll go on a rehab assignment in the coming weeks. His owners have to temper their expectations for him the rest of the way because he'll need to regain strength in the wrist. It'll sap his thump for a bit.