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Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma's return looming

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:58:26 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma (lat) will throw six innings or 90 pitches in his third rehab start for Class AAA Tacoma Tuesday, June 30. That'll line him up to come off the disabled list and start against the Oakland Athletics Sunday, July 5, but there isn't an obvious opening in the starting rotation right now. SPs Mike Montgomery or Roenis Elias could be sent back to the minors, SP J.A. Happ could move to the bullpen or the team could go to a six-man rotation. Sunday would be Montgomery's turn, but he has a 2.04 ERA in five starts since June 2. Elias has been hit hard his last two starts, raising his ERA from 2.79 to 4.35. If Elias struggles against the A's Thursday, July 2, he could be the odd-man out. Happ is 0-4 with five no-decisions in his last nine starts despite not allowing more than four runs in those games. Seattle could also delay a decision on Iwakuma by keeping him on his rehab assignment.

Fantasy Tip: Iwakuma ($5,000, 10.0% of cap) will join the rotation eventually, so you should check to see if he's available in deep mixed leagues. Iwakuma is a risky FantasyScore option Sunday if he returns to face the A's, and he could be on a pitch count in his first start back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton

Mariners | J.A. Happ good against Tampa Bay

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 04:23:00 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ is 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his last three starts against the Tampa Bay Rays. Happ has his next start against the Rays on Friday, June 5.

Fantasy Tip: Happ ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) has a 3-1 mark and 3.70 ERA overall this season, and he certainly merits a start here given his recent Rays track record.

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

Mariners | Welington Castillo starting Thursday

Wed, 20 May 2015 13:24:06 -0700

Seattle Mariners C Welington Castillo will start Thursday, May 21, and he will catch SP J.A. Happ.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) may be tested as Happ's personal catcher during this game. Castillo may get more starts, especially if Mike Zunino falters, so keep an eye on how Castillo does.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Ryan Divish

Mariners | J.A. Happ enjoys win streak

Fri, 15 May 2015 04:19:42 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ has won three straight starts and will go for a fourth Friday, May 15, against the Boston Red Sox. Happ has a 3.60 ERA during the streak, with 23 strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Happ ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) is on a decent stretch at the moment, and his overall numbers during this string are not bad. As long as Happ can pitch well amidst Seattle's struggles, he is a decent option for your lineup.

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

Mariners | J.A. Happ wins rotation spot

Sat, 04 Apr 2015 15:03:59 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ was named the team's fifth starter Saturday, April 4.

Fantasy Tip: Happ ($4,200, 8.4% of your cap) didn't have a happy spring with a 6.11 ERA and a .329 opponents' batting average. There is a lot to like, though, in Safeco Field. He had a 7.58 K/9 in 158 innings last season in Toronto. He could be a nice bargain on FantasyScore in good home matchups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN 710 - Shannon Drayer

Mariners | J.A. Happ will be in rotation

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:57:53 -0800

Seattle Mariners SP J.A. Happ will pitch out of the starting rotation, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. McClendon noted Happ was not acquired to pitch out of the bullpen.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Ryan Divish

Mariners | Trade for J.A. Happ

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:04:58 -0800

The Seattle Mariners acquired SP J.A. Happ from the Toronto Blue Jays for OF Michael Saunders Wednesday, Dec. 3, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jayson Stark

Blue Jays | Acquire Michael Saunders

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:03:12 -0800

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired OF Michael Saunders from the Seattle Mariners for SP J.A. Happ Wednesday, Dec. 3, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jayson Stark

Blue Jays | J.A. Happ could be on trade block

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:46:34 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays SP J.A. Happ could be traded this offseason, because he is generating a lot of interest from other teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Shi Davidi

Blue Jays | Two players have options picked up

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:44:36 -0700

The Toronto Blue Jays have picked up options on SP J.A. Happ and C Josh Thole.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Barry Davis