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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo, Chris Owings sitting

Wed, 04 May 2016 12:33:23 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo and SS/OF Chris Owings are not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 4. 3B Brandon Drury is starting in right field and batting fifth, while C Chris Herrmann is catching and hitting seventh against Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez. OF David Peralta moves over to center field.

Fantasy Tip: The matchup is tough for the D-backs, but with Drury so hot (18-for-46, four home runs in last 11 games), it might be worth keeping him in your starting lineups in traditional leagues. Herrmann has six hits in 33 at-bats (.182) and should be avoided everywhere.

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Diamondbacks | Arizona resting three players

Sun, 01 May 2016 12:44:02 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Jean Segura, 3B Jake Lamb and C Welington Castillo are not in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies Chad Bettis Sunday, May 1. 2B Phil Gosselin will start at second base and is batting first in the lineup. 3B Brandon Drury will start at third base and is batting second, while C Chris Herrmann will start at catcher and is batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Drury is hitting .321 with three runs and five RBI over the last seven days and should be an attractive starting option in most leagues. Gosselin is batting .276 in limited playing time and could be an option for desperate owners in daily fantasy leagues. Herrmann should be avoided by all owners.

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Diamondbacks | No Welington Castillo vs. St. Louis

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:53:25 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo is not in the starting lineup Thursday, April 28. C Chris Herrmann is starting behind the plate and batting sixth against St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo is picking up where he left off in 2015 after joining the Diamondbacks, as he has six home runs and 12 RBI with a .290/.351/.580 slash line to start the season. Herrmann has a tough matchup against Wacha, and he should be viewed as a low-end start Thursday, especially in daily contests. Plus, Herrmann is just 3-for-25 to start the season.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo swinging hot bat

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:45:22 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo has been hot at the plate over the past seven days. In five games, he's hitting 9-for-22 (.409) with four home runs, nine RBI, seven runs scored and he even has a stolen base.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo began to make his case during spring training as one of baseball's most underrated catchers, and that success has evidently poured into the regular season. The former Chicago Cub is solidifying himself as a legitimate starting fantasy catcher, even in standard leagues, and owners should pounce if he's still out there. Plus, it also helps he plays half his games in a hitter-friendly park.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo goes deep again

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:13:04 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo went 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBI, two runs scored, a walk and a steal in a 12-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, April 24, and all six of his home runs have come in the last seven games.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo's bat came to life after joining Arizona in the middle of last season, and he is picking up where he left off. He is starting-caliber catcher in just about any format and a great DFS play during his current hot streak.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo sitting

Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:59:56 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo is out of the lineup Saturday, April 23, and C Chris Herrmann is hitting eighth. SS Nick Ahmed has also been bumped up to sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Herrmann is just 1-for-20 (.050) on the season and isn't worth the start. Ahmed has cooled off and is 3-for-26 (.115) the last seven days. He could still be worth a low-end flyer against Juan Nicasio.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo on homer tear

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:29:09 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo launched two solo homers in five at-bats Friday, April 22, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Castillo has managed four home runs over his past four games.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo had a hot spring and he has carried over the momentum into the regular season, emerging as a solid fantasy play in most formats for his power potential.

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Diamondbacks | Two D-Backs sitting Thursday

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:40:34 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed and C Welington Castillo are out of the lineup Thursday, April 21, with 2B Phil Gosselin hitting sixth and C Chris Herrmann hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Gosselin is 5-for-9 (.556) with a homer the last seven days. He's a low-end flyer worth using against Johnny Cueto. Herrmann is just 1-for-17 (.059) on the season and isn't worth consideration.

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Diamondbacks | Quintet of Arizona hitters catch a break

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:02:26 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt, OF David Peralta, 2B Jean Segura, OF Socrates Brito and C Welington Castillo are not in the lineup on Sunday, April 17, against San Diego Padres SP Robbie Erlin. 2B/OF Rickie Weeks will start in left and bat second, INF Phil Gosselin will play first base and hit third, INF/OF Brandon Drury will move to second base and bat fifth, OF Chris Owings will man center and bat seventh while C Chris Herrmann will set up behind the plate and hit eighth.

Fantasy Tip: For some perspective on how much offensive firepower Arizona is resting on Sunday, Yasmany Tomas moves up from eighth in Saturday's lineup to fourth in today's order. In the wake of last night's 14-inning marathon, the most recommended plays could the pitchers (Erlin and Patrick Corbin), each of whom will face a lineup missing about a good chunk of its regular hitters.

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Diamondbacks | Yasmany Tomas, Welington Castillo out

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:33:05 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks OF Yasmany Tomas and C Welington Castillo are not in the starting lineup Thursday, April 14. 3B Brandon Drury is starting in left field and hitting fifth, while C Chris Herrmann is doing the catching and is batting seventh against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Ross Stripling.

Fantasy Tip: Both Drury and Herrmann are bottom of the barrel options for daily gamers against Stripling, who carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning of his first start last week.

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