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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:51:12 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said it would be nice to play for a team in his home state of Texas if he doesn't wind up spending his entire career with the Vikings. "You know, I'd be a liar if I said it's something that hasn't crossed my mind before," Peterson said. "But I've also said to myself it would be so amazing to be one of those players who stays with one team his entire career, it would be good if I could do that. But being from Texas, I've always wondered, wow, it would be cool to play in Dallas, to play back home. Or to play in Houston."
Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling |
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:07:07 -0800
The Kansas City Royals acquired OF Norichika Aoki from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for SP Will Smith.
FANTASY TIP: Aoki followed his good rookie season with a solid sophomore campaign in '13. He averaged nine homers, 43.5 RBIs, 80.5 runs and 25 steals in his first two seasons. He may lose some power in Kauffman Stadium, but his steals and run potential make him a solid outfielder to round out your fantasy lineup. Smith is a very good left-handed pitching prospect that could have a chance to crack the Brewers' rotation in 2014. The 23-year-old struck out 100 batters in 89 innings in a breakout season Triple-A last year. He's worth a look in NL-only leagues and could prove to be a solid addition with further development.
Source: MLB.com - Adam McCalvy |
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:03:37 -0800
Cleveland Browns QB Jason Campbell (concussion) has been cleared to practice Thursday, Dec. 5.
FANTASY TIP: Campbell will still have to be cleared by doctors to play in the game this weekend, but with Brandon Weeden (concussion) still not cleared, it looks like Campbell is the best bet to start for the Browns this weekend. You'd have to be desperate, though, to rely on him in your fantasy playoffs.
Source: ESPNCleveland.com - Tony Grossi |
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:52:10 -0800
A new posting system for Nippon Professional Baseball players is very close, according to a source. To win negotiating rights with the Japanese player, Major League Baseball teams must be willing to pay his team a maximum of $20 million. If multiple teams are willing to pay $20 million, the player can negotiate with all of them. Only the team that signs him will pay the posting fee. The luxury tax will only apply to the player's salary.
Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal |