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Rays | TB resting several regulars Saturday

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:20:39 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Corey Dickerson, 1B Logan Morrison and SS Brad Miller are not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP J.A. Happ Saturday, April 30. 1B/OF Steve Pearce will bat cleanup and play first base, OF Desmond Jennings is batting sixth and playing left field and INF Tim Beckham is playing shortstop and batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Dickerson, Morrison and Miller are not playing Saturday because the Rays are facing a left-handed pitcher. Pearce is batting .282 with a home run and five RBI in 39 at-bats this season and is worthy of consideration as a value play at first base for daily fantasy lineups but Jennings and Beckham are not recommended options today.

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Rays | Three Rays regulars out

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:56:12 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier, 1B Logan Morrison and SS Brad Miller are not in the starting lineup Friday, April 22. OF Brandon Guyer is in center field and hitting second, 1B Steve Pearce is starting at first and hitting sixth, and SS Tim Beckham is at the 6 and batting eighth against New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia.

Fantasy Tip: Sabathis doesn't instill fear in the opposition these days with decreased velocity and dominance. Guyer doesn't have much power but can be a rat on the basepaths as a deep daily sleeper. Pearce is another deep sleeper worth taking a look at, but he had only a .196 average and four home runs against lefties in 2015. Beckham is a desperation gamble.

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Rays | Three Rays have day off

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:52:22 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Corey Dickerson, 1B Logan Morrison and SS Brad Miller are out of the lineup Thursday, April 21. OF Brandon Guyer is hitting second, 1B Steve Pearce is cleaning up and SS Tim Beckham is hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Pearce is the only one of the three worth daily consideration. He faces David Price, but he could be worth a low-end start.

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Rays | Pair of Tampa Bay hitters sitting

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 12:01:42 -0700

Tampa Bay OF Kevin Kiermaier (head) and 2B Logan Forsythe (leg, hip) are not in the lineup against Chicago White Sox SP John Danks on Saturday, April 16. The pair was involved in an outfield collision on Friday, April 15, and will be replaced by OF Brandon Guyer and SS Tim Beckham, respectively. Guyer will bat leadoff, while Beckham will hit eighth.

Fantasy Tip: There is still no official timetable on Kiermaier or Forsythe, although it sounds as if the latter has a decent shot at playing Sunday. Guyer is a reasonable low-cost option in DFS for this game as he has enjoyed a relative amount of success against southpaws in his career. Beckham could be ignored in virtually all formats.

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Rays | Three Tampa regulars out

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:26:03 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Corey Dickerson, 1B Logan Morrison and SS Brad Miller are not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox left-handed SP Chris Sale Friday, April 15. OF Steven Souza moves to designated hitter, OF Brandon Guyer is in right field and hitting second, 1B Steve Pearce is at first and hitting cleanup and SS Tim Beckham is starting at shortstop and batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Morrison and Miller are both off to terrible starts, and you should consider benching them until they turn it around in traditional formats. Guyer and Pearce have favorable lineups spots tonight but are tough to rely on in daily formats while facing a tough lefty in Sale. Beckham should be ignored in most fantasy formats.

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Rays | Corey Dickerson out of lineup

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:29:31 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays OF Corey Dickerson is out of the lineup Wednesday, April 6, against Toronto Blue Jays left-handed SP J.A. Happ. OF Brandon Guyer is hitting second in his place. 1B Steve Pearce is hitting cleanup in place of 1B Logan Morrison, and SS Tim Beckham draws a spot start hitting eighth for SS Brad Miller.

Fantasy Tip: If Beckham's name looks familiar, it's because it was one of the team's top prospects a few years ago that has yet to put it all together. He's a watch list player in AL-only leagues. Pearce is in a spot to perform if his DFS price is right.

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Rays | Brad Miller not guaranteed everyday SS job

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 14:22:25 -0800

Tampa Bay Rays SS Brad Miller is not guaranteed the everyday shortstop job, according to sources in the know, as SS Tim Beckham and SS Nick Franklin could be in the mix.

Fantasy Tip: Whoever gets the upper hand here won't have a lot of traction on draft boards because the other two could still see a lot of playing time. Miller's downfall is a .756 on base plus slugging mark against righties and a .574 mark against left-handers.

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Rays | Logan Forsythe not in lineup Sunday

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:21:21 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe (foot) remains out of the starting lineup Sunday, Oct. 4. INF Tim Beckham will bat seventh and play second base against Toronto Blue Jays SP Mark Buehrle.

Fantasy Tip: Although Beckham ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) is 4-for-11 against Buehrle in his career, the lefty is only expected to pitch two innings this afternoon, so that he can reach the 200-inning mark for the 15th consecutive year. Beckham is just 2-for-17 over the past seven days and is not a recommended option in FantasyScore today.

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Rays | Tim Beckham playing second base

Sat, 03 Oct 2015 11:49:18 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays INF Tim Beckham will bat seventh and play second base against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Saturday, Oct. 3.

Fantasy Tip: Beckham ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) is hitting just .167 (7-for-42) since Sept. 1. FantasyScore owners should look elsewhere for middle infield help.

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Rays | Asdrubal Cabrera sitting against Miami

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:04:40 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SS Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Oct. 1. SS Tim Beckham is starting at shortstop and batting seventh against Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Cabrera ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Thursday. Beckham ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) is an ill-advised start at FantasyScore, too. Fernandez ($9,100, 18.2% of cap) presents a daunting matchup, and Beckham owns an underwhelming .216/.293/.420 slash line against right-handed hurlers this season.

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