USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Hot off the Wire

Fantasy Baseball and MLB News


White Sox | Brad Goldberg exits with blister
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:08:42 -0700

Chicago White Sox RHP Brad Goldberg (blister) left the game against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Aug. 19, due to a blister on his finger, according to manager Rick Renteria.


Diamondbacks | Braden Shipley likely to be promoted
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:58:36 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to recall RHP Braden Shipley from Class AAA Reno Sunday, Aug. 20.


Diamondbacks | T.J. McFarland to start Sunday
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:54:12 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks LHP T.J. McFarland will start against the Minnesota Twins Sunday, Aug. 20, according to manager Torey Lovullo.


White Sox | ChiSox announce starters for Monday doubleheader
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:41:05 -0700

Chicago White Sox LHP Carlos Rodon will start the first game of the doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins Monday, Aug. 21. RHP Carson Fulmer will be recalled from Class AAA Charlotte to start the nightcap.


White Sox | Lucas Giolito to pitch Tuesday
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:37:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago White Sox RHP Lucas Giolito will be recalled from Class AAA Charlotte to start against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday, Aug. 22. He had been originally scheduled to start one of the games of the doubleheader against Minnesota Monday, Aug. 21.


Yankees | Masahiro Tanaka expected to return Tuesday
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:33:18 -0700

New York Yankees RHP Masahiro Tanaka (shoulder) is expected to be activated from the 10-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 22, in order to start against the Detroit Tigers, according to manager Joe Girardi.


Phillies | Ben Lively to start Sunday
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:26:34 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies RHP Ben Lively will be recalled from Class AAA Lehigh Valley Sunday, Aug. 20, in order to start against the San Francisco Giants. RHP Mark Leiter has been moved from the starting rotation to the bullpen.


Cardinals | Adam Wainwright shut down
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:21:51 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Adam Wainwright (elbow) will be shut down for 10-14 days after receiving a platelet-rich plasma injection in is right elbow. However, the team is hopeful that he will return before the end of the season.


Diamondbacks | Nick Ahmed begins rehab assignment
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:17:52 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed (hand) started a rehab assignment with the organization's Arizona League affiliate Saturday, Aug. 19.


Braves | Luke Jackson placed on disabled list
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:07:11 -0700

The Atlanta Braves placed RHP Luke Jackson (shoulder) on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19, due to a strained right shoulder. In a corresponding move, RHP Matt Wisler was recalled from Class AAA Gwinnett.


Braves | Matt Kemp activated from disabled list
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:06:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Braves activated OF Matt Kemp (hamstring) from the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19. In a corresponding move, INF Micah Johnson was optioned to Class AAA Gwinnett.


Phillies | Casey Fien begins rehab assignment
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:02:08 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies RHP Casey Fien (shoulder) started a rehab assignment with Class AAA Lehigh Valley Saturday, Aug. 19.


Phillies | Zach Eflin battles shoulder woes
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:08:23 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Zach Eflin (shoulder) left his start Thursday, Aug. 18, with shoulder discomfort. There is no indication yet his shoulder injury is serious.


Blue Jays | Michael Ohlman outrighted
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 23:59:18 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays sent C Michael Ohlman outright to Class AAA Buffalo on Saturday, Aug. 19.


Angels | Fernando Salas signed
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 23:49:28 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed free-agent RHP Fernando Salas (Mets) to a minor-league contract Friday, Aug. 19. No financial terms were disclosed.


Twins | Miguel Sano leaves early
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:43:57 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano (shin) exited against the Arizona Diamondbacks with left shin soreness Saturday, Aug. 19.


Rays | Cesar Puello scooped up by Tampa Bay
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:54:34 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Cesar Puello was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, Aug. 19.


Blue Jays | Toronto acquires Tom Koehler
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:48:06 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired RHP Tom Koehler from the Miami Marlins in exchange for RHP Osman Gutierrez on Saturday, Aug. 19.


Marlins | Tom Koehler traded to Toronto
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:41:54 -0700

Miami Marlins RHP Tom Koehler was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for RHP Osman Gutierrez on Saturday, Aug. 19.


Yankees | Aroldis Chapman moved out of closer role
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:38:11 -0700

New York Yankees LHP Aroldis Chapman has been temporarily removed from the closer role, according to manager Joe Girardi, who added he will use Chapman at "different" points in his next few outings in an effort to "try and get him right."


Phillies | Tommy Joseph getting a rest
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:43:37 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Tommy Joseph is not in the lineup against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, Aug. 19. C Jorge Alfaro will fill in at first base instead.


Dodgers | Cody Bellinger suffers sprained ankle
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:42:40 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Cody Bellinger was removed from the game against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, Aug. 19, with a right ankle sprain and has been listed day-to-day.


Orioles | Welington Castillo added to lineup
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:50:24 -0700

Baltimore Orioles C Welington Castillo (illness) has been added to the starting lineup for the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday, Aug. 19.


White Sox | Yoan Moncada scratched
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:29:08 -0700

Chicago White Sox 2B Yoan Moncada (shin) was scratched from the starting lineup Saturday, Aug. 19, because of shin splints.


Nationals | Stephen Strasburg off disabled list
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:26:45 -0700

Washington Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg (elbow) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19.


Yankees | CC Sabathia activated
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:23:59 -0700

New York Yankees LHP CC Sabathia (knee) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19. The team also optioned LHP Jordan Montgomery to Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.


Rangers | Carlos Gomez goes on DL
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:23:27 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Carlos Gomez (shoulder) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19, because of a shoulder injury. The team also recalled INF Phil Gosselin from Class AAA Round Rock.


Padres | Hunter Renfroe sent down
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:18:37 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Hunter Renfroe was optioned to Class AAA El Paso Saturday, Aug. 19. The team also recalled OF Jabari Blash from Class AAA El Paso.


Brewers | Domingo Santana out of the lineup
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:52:55 -0700

Milwaukee Brewers OF Domingo Santana is not in the starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, Aug. 19.


White Sox | Avisail Garcia playing Saturday
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:52:11 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Avisail Garcia (wrist) is in the starting lineup against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Aug. 19.


Indians | Jose Ramirez returns to lineup
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:33:58 -0700

Cleveland Indians 3B Jose Ramirez (forearm) is in the starting lineup against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Aug. 19.


Diamondbacks | J.D. Martinez back in lineup
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:28:23 -0700

Ariaona Diamondbacks OF J.D. Martinez (illness) is in the starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, Aug. 19.


Orioles | Chris Davis, Welington Castillo out again
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:20:54 -0700

Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis (illness) and C Welington Castillo (illness) are not in the starting lineup against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday, Aug. 19.


Royals | Neftali Feliz on disabled list
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:19:22 -0700

Kansas City Royals RHP Neftali Feliz (hand) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19, because of right ulnar nerve palsy. The team also recalled LHP Eric Skoglund from Class AAA Omaha.


Dodgers | Yu Darvish placed on DL
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:15:20 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RHP Yu Darvish (back) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19, because of lower back tightness. The team also recalled LHP Edward Paredes from Class AAA Oklahoma City.


Pirates | Dovydas Neverauskas called up
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:32:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates RHP Dovydas Neverauskas was recalled from Class AAA Indianapolis Saturday, Aug. 19. The team also optioned LHP Steven Brault to Class AAA Indianapolis.


Dodgers | Joc Pederson sent down
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:18:17 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson was optioned to Class AAA Oklahoma City Saturday, Aug. 19.


Mariners | Ryan Lawrence recalled
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:37:11 -0700

Seattle Mariners RHP Casey Lawrence was recalled from Class AAA Tacoma Saturday, Aug. 19. The team also optioned RHP Sam Gaviglio to Class AAA Tacoma.


Mariners | Mitch Haniger back on active roster
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:33:48 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Mitch Haniger (face) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19. The team also placed OF Jarrod Dyson (groin) on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained right groin.


White Sox | Reynaldo Lopez on disabled list
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:33:10 -0700

Chicago White Sox RHP Reynaldo Lopez (back) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday, Aug. 19, because of a strained back. The team also purchased the contract of RHP Danny Farquhar from Class AAA Charlotte.


Pirates | David Freese, Jordy Mercer out
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:16:24 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates 3B David Freese and SS Jordy Mercer are not in the starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Aug. 19.


Cardinals | Kolten Wong returns Saturday
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:57:34 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong (hip) is back in the lineup Saturday, Aug. 19, versus the Pittsburgh Pirates after he was a late scratch in the previous game due to a minor hip injury.


Dodgers | Curtis Granderson to start in Dodger debut
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:01:01 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Curtis Granderson, who was acquired from the New York Mets late into the night Friday, Aug. 18, will draw the start for the Dodgers in left field Saturday, Aug. 19, against the Detroit Tigers.


Blue Jays | T.J. House promoted
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:51:25 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays LHP T.J. House was recalled from Class AAA Buffalo on Saturday, Aug. 19. In a corresponding move, LHP Tim Mayza was optioned to Buffalo.


Mets | NYM adds two to the roster
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:38:19 -0700

New York Mets C Kevin Plawecki was recalled from Class AAA Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 18. In addition, the Mets activated LHP Tommy Milone from the disabled list.


Cubs | Rene Rivera picked up by Cubs
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:28:50 -0700

New York Mets C Rene Rivera was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, Aug. 19. In a corresponding move, RHP Aaron Brooks was designated for assignment.


Cardinals | Josh Lucas called up
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:26:49 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Josh Lucas was recalled from Class AAA Memphis on Saturday, Aug. 19. In a corresponding move, RHP Mike Mayers was optioned to Memphis.


Blue Jays | Kendrys Morales sitting again Saturday
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:24:53 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays DH Kendrys Morales is out of the lineup for a second straight game versus the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, Aug. 19.


Cardinals | Luke Weaver moving into rotation
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:25:07 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Luke Weaver will move into the starting rotation while RHP Adam Wainwright (elbow) is on the disabled list. He is expected to make his first start against the San Diego Padres Wednesday, Aug. 23.


Cardinals | Trevor Rosenthal seeking second opinion
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:18:36 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals RHP Trevor Rosenthal (elbow) is expected to seek a second opinion as early as next week to determine if surgery is necessary to repair an injury to his right ulnar collateral ligament.


For additional free fantasy baseball information, please visit KFFL Fantasy Baseball.