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Marlins | Derek Dietrich activated from disabled list

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 11:52:39 -0700

The Miami Marlins have activated INF/OF Derek Dietrich (knee) from the 15-day disabled list.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich begins rehab stint

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:22:44 -0700

Miami Marlins INF/OF Derek Dietrich (knee) has started a rehab assignment with Class AA Jacksonville.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich placed on DL

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:31:10 -0700

Miami Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich (knee) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 23, with a right knee contusion. The move is retroactive to Friday, Aug. 19.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich sitting out

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:39:14 -0700

Miami Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich is out of the lineup Wednesday, July 27, with 2B Miguel Rojas hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Rojas is hitting .364 this month and is up to .276 on the season. He doesn't produce much anywhere else, but he's a basement option against Zach Eflin.

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Marlins | Three Miami starters sitting out

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:45:06 -0700

Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto, OF Marcell Ozuna and 2B Derek Dietrich are not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Jerad Eickhoff Tuesday, July 26. OF Ichiro Suzuki will start in center field and is batting first. C Jeff Mathis will start at catcher and is batting seventh, while 2B Miguel Rojas will start at second base and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Suzuki has only two hits in his last eight games but is still hitting .335 this season, which makes him a decent option in daily fantasy leagues. Rojas and Mathis should not be starting options outside NL-only leagues.

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Marlins | No new deal yet for Martin Prado

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:25:20 -0700

Miami Marlins 3B Martin Prado has not been contacted regarding a new contract yet, but they could delay that decision until the offseason. Miami Herald sportswriter Barry Jackson speculates if the Marlins re-sign Prado, then 2B Derek Dietrich or 2B Dee Gordon could be dealt for pitching.

Fantasy Tip: Prado is one of Miami's better hitters, so it is likely the team would make an effort to keep him. For now, don't worry about Prado's status and keep him in your fantasy lineups.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich resting Sunday

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 07:23:02 -0700

Miami Marlins INF/OF Derek Dietrich is not in the starting lineup against Cincinnati Reds SP Cody Reed Sunday, July 10. INF Miguel Rojas will bat seventh and play second base.

Fantasy Tip: Rojas is batting .248 with nine RBI through 105 at-bats this season and should be viewed strictly as a desperation source of cap relief in daily fantasy contests.

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Marlins | J.T. Realmuto hitting leadoff

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:34:10 -0700

Miami Marlins C J.T. Realmuto is hitting leadoff against Cincinnati Reds SP Dan Straily Friday, July 8. 2B Derek Dietrich drops down to sixth in the batting order.

Fantasy Tip: Realmuto has been fantastic for fantasy owners with his .320/.351/.434 slash line on the season. He's been fortunate with a high batting average on balls in play, though, so expect regression in the second half. Still, he's a high-level fantasy starter in all formats.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich, J.T. Realmuto out

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:48:07 -0700

Miami Marlins 2B Derek Dietrich and C J.T. Realmuto are not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 5. 2B Miguel Rojas is at second base and is batting seventh, while C Jeff Mathis is behind the plate and hitting eighth against New York Mets SP Steven Matz. Also, SS Adeiny Hechavarria moves up to the leadoff spot.

Fantasy Tip: Rojas and Mathis are both very light hitters and are desperation picks as deep sleepers in DFS. Hechavarria is hot lately with 10 hits in his last 26 at-bats (.385) with three RBI since June 28. He sees a boost in his daily value while hitting leadoff, but he's unlikely to fill the stat sheet as a midrange shortstop option.

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Marlins | Derek Dietrich to keep playing regularly

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:03:37 -0700

Miami Marlins INF/OF Derek Dietrich is expected to continue seeing regular playing time even after 2B Dee Gordon returns from his suspension at the end of next month, according to president of baseball operations Michael Hill. "We always felt (confident in Dietrich) because of his offensive potential, his knowledge of the strike zone, his ability to get on base," Hill said. "Those are all things that make him an everyday player and now he's just been given the opportunity to do it. We've been creative in finding at bats for him in the past."

Fantasy Tip: Dietrich is batting .361 (13-for-36) over the past two weeks and is hitting .306 overall this season through 68 games. His positional versatility makes him a useful player to own in NL-only and cavernous mixed leagues and he's also worth using in daily fantasy contests as a productive source of cap relief.

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