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Diamondbacks | Jarrod Saltalamacchia starting at catcher

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:12:50 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Jarrod Saltalamacchia will start behind the plate and hit seventh in the order Saturday, Aug. 1, against the Houston Astros and LHP Dallas Keuchel. C Welington Castillo will serve as the designated hitter and hit fourth in the order.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is 6-for-15 in his last three games with four home runs. He'll be a strong FantasyScore option while not having to worry about the defensive side of the game.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo on hot streak

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:43:37 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo had a 10th inning homer Friday, July 31, as his team scored a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros. Castillo now has three home runs in his last two games.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has recovered from a slow start to the point where he has pretty high upside in FantasyScore. He has made some recent adjustments at the plate and they do bear watching.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo making changes

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:20:47 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo has been working on his approach and it paid off with two home runs Wednesday, July 29, against the Seattle Mariners. "I'm thinking middle all the way and looking for my pitch and not trying to miss," Castillo said. "I'm putting my best swing on it and seeing what happens," said Castillo.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) has been benefiting from additional at-bats, and he went 3-for-9 with three home runs in the first two games of the series against his former team. Castillo has eight home runs since joining the D-Backs, and he's a high upside option that can be used in GPP tournaments on FantasyScore.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo back with bang

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:50:34 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Welington Castillo (elbow) had a pair of home runs with three RBIs in his return to the lineup Wednesday, July 29, against the Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo's ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) performance was impressive enough, but his homers came off of Felix Hernandez which is even more impressive.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo back in

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:17:37 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo (elbow) is back in the lineup and is hitting fifth against Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez Wednesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is a catcher to avoid on FantasyScore today against one of the better pitchers in all of baseball.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo out of the lineup

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:56:36 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo (elbow) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 28, against the Seattle Mariners. Castillo's elbow is better, and he is expected to return Wednesday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) was hit on the elbow by a pitch so he is getting a day off. The injury doesn't sound tremendously seriously, but avoid him in FantasyScore until he can officially return and prove his health.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo scratched

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:04:28 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo (hamstring) is dealing with a tight left hamstring and was scratched Wednesday, July 22, against the Miami Marlins. C Oscar Hernandez was the late substitute.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000; or 4.0% of cap) should be avoided in FantasyScore until he can officially return and prove his health in a full game without any setbacks.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo catching Sunday

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 11:16:13 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo will bat fifth against San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Sunday, July 19.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is batting .306 this month and is 4-for-11 versus Bumgarner in his career with a double, a home run and two RBIs. He makes an excellent source of productive cap relief in FantasyScore.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo on fire

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:52:28 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo has reached base safely in 15 of his last 17 games, and he's hitting .310 with three home runs, 10 RBI and six walks in that stretch.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) should not be ignored at FantasyScore during his hot streak at the plate. Consider him a real nice sleeper pick in daily games tonight against Texas Rangers starter Matt Harrison, who is making his season debut.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo starting Sunday

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:12:12 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo will bat fifth against Colorado Rockies SP Jorge De La Rosa Sunday, July 5.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is 3-for-8 in his career against De La Rosa and is 7-for-25 with a home run and four RBIs over the past week. FantasyScore owners looking for an inexpensive catcher may want to consider using him today.

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