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Braves | Eric Stults a late-notice starter

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:10:03 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults is starting against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, after SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched due to a stomach virus.

Fantasy Tip: Stults ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) has a 1-4 record with a 5.36 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP and a 5.6 K/9 over 40 1/3 innings and seven starts this season. FantasyScore players should aim higher Friday, especially with the number quality options available in the starting pitcher player pool.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Haudricourt

Braves | Alex Wood scratched vs. Brewers

Fri, 22 May 2015 13:05:12 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Alex Wood (illness) was scratched from his start against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, May 22, due to a stomach virus. SP Eric Stults will start for Atlanta Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Wood ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) in all fantasy formats Friday, especially daily contests. Check back for updates on when he'll make his next start. Stults ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) should be viewed as nothing more than a desperation flier for FantasyScore players Friday. He is currently sporting a 5.36 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP and a 5.6 K/9.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Haudricourt

Braves | Eric Stults going to bullpen

Sun, 17 May 2015 08:26:02 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults is being moved to the bullpen. SP Williams Perez will start Wednesday, May 20, against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Fantasy Tip: Perez has allowed four walks and four earned runs in two and a third innings out of the Braves bullpen so far this season. Perez owned a 1.33 ERA through five starts at Class AAA, but FantasyScore owners should wait for some success at the major league level.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Mark Bowman

Braves | Eric Stults good against Mets

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:41:24 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults is 3-1 with a 2.87 ERA in seven career appearances against the New York Mets, and he allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings against the Mets in a win on April 10. Stults is 0-1 with a 6.30 ERA and has allowed three home runs in his first two starts of the year. He was tied for fifth most in 2014 with 25 home runs allowed.

Fantasy Tip: Don't let those stats against the Mets fool you into thinking Stults ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) is a worthwhile play at FantasyScore this evening. The Mets are one of the hottest teams in baseball, despite an injury-depleted lineup.

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Braves | Eric Stults likely No. 5

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 09:37:55 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults has likely won the fifth starter spot after the team released SP Wandy Rodriguez Friday, April 3.

Fantasy Tip: Stults has very marginal fantasy value, but the 35-year-old lefty could have upside in ripe matchups on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Mark Bowman

Braves | Eric Stults fighting for rotation job

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:53:05 -0700

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults appears to be in a three-man race for the final rotation job with Ps Mike Foltynewicz and Cody Martin.

Fantasy Tip: Stults would obviously have much more value to FantasyScore owners as a starter, and he could have a leg up since he is the only lefty of the three pitchers. If the team decides they want another left-handed starter, Stults could be in good shape.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Mike Minor to see specialist

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:06:10 -0800

Atlanta Braves SP Mike Minor (shoulder) will be shut down indefinitely and will visit with a specialist in the next few days, according president of baseball operations John Hart. The team is taking a proactive approach, and they're hoping it's not a season-ending injury. Hart also said Minor might have another MRI exam on his shoulder. SPs Eric Stults, Wandy Rodriguez, Mike Foltynewicz and Manny Banuelos are competing for the fifth rotation spot, but if Minor isn't ready to start the season, the Braves could go with two of those pitchers in the rotation.

Fantasy Tip: The Braves are definitely hoping this injury is minor. But after Minor's frustrating 2014 season in which he dealt with plenty of shoulder woes, this can't be a good sign early in spring. Minor was considered a sleeper candidate before this news after being just a year removed from a 13-9 season in which he posted an ERA of 3.21 and a K/9 of 8.0 in 32 starts. Minor might still be worth a late-round stab in mixed leagues, but definitely keep an eye on the results of his shoulder tests.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Wandy Rodriguez impressing

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:35:15 -0800

Atlanta Braves SP Wandy Rodriguez has impressed so far in his spring workouts, and he is a leading candidate for the No. 5 starting rotation spot. Rodriguez is competing with SPs Eric Stults, Mike Foltynewicz and Manny Banuelos for the spot. The Braves could consider putting Foltynewicz or Banuelos in the bullpen if they don't win the job. Rodriguez has made only 18 starts the last two years due to injuries, and he was 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA in six starts with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2014. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said Rodriguez is healthy and throwing the ball with little effort.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez would only be an option as a late-round pick in deep mixed leagues if he wins that final rotation spot. There's a lot of spring competition left, so we likely won't know for a while. Stay tuned.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Atlanta's No. 5 starter candidates

Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:58:54 -0800

Atlanta Braves SPs Wandy Rodriguez, Eric Stults, Mike Foltynewicz and Manny Banuelos will likely be the candidates for the fifth starting position, according to manager Fredi Gonzalez. RP James Russell will move back to the bullpen.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien

Braves | Eric Stults to compete for rotation spot

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:20:22 -0800

Atlanta Braves SP Eric Stults will compete for the team's No. 5 starting rotation spot, and he could be battling SPs Mike Foltynewicz, Wandy Rodriguez and Chien-Ming Wang in spring training.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press