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Diamondbacks | Chris Owings sitting down vs. Brewers

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:23:57 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Chris Owings is not in the starting lineup Thursday, July 23. SS Cliff Pennington is playing second base and batting second against Milwaukee Brewers SP Mike Fiers Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Pennington ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) started Wednesday, July 22, at shortstop for Nick Ahmed ($3,400, 6.8% of cap), and Pennington went 0-for-3 with a walk. For the season, Pennington boasts a .236/.317/.282 slash line, so FantasyScore players should likely look elsewhere for cap relief Thursday.

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Diamondbacks | Chris Owings batting second

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:38:57 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Chris Owings is batting second in the starting lineup against Miami Marlins SP Mat Latos Tuesday, July 21.

Fantasy Tip: Owings ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) has picked up seven hits in his last five games with two RBI in that span. Owners could consider Owings as a solid starting option for their lineups.

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Diamondbacks | Chris Owings stealing bases

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 07:43:18 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Chris Owings stole his career-high 11th base Sunday, July 12.

Fantasy Tip: Owings ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) is hitting just .227, but he has found a way to salvage some value in traditional leagues. He's not a great option on FantasyScore, but he's a solid NL-only buy-low target.

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Diamondbacks | Chris Owings sitting out

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:55:04 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 8. SS Cliff Pennington is starting at second base and hitting ninth against Texas Rangers SP Matt Harrison.

Fantasy Tip: Pennington ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is a weak-hitting infielder for Arizona, and he doesn't deserve much attention on FantasyScore unless you need the salary cap relief.

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Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill starting at keystone

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:24:29 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is starting at second base and hitting fifth against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brett Anderson Wednesday, July 1. SS Chris Owings is starting on the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Hill ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) isn't a great FantasyScore pick against Anderson, who has the highest ground-ball percentage of any pitcher in the major leagues this year. Hill has only 36 hits in 162 at-bats (.222) with three home runs and 18 RBI on the season. He has no homers and just two RBI against lefties.

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Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill batting fifth

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:15:32 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is starting at second base and hitting fifth in the order Tuesday, June 23, against the Colorado Rockies. 2B Chris Owings comes out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Hill ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) has two multi-hit games in his past five starts, although he has just one double and four singles in that time. Hill is showing patience at the plate, having drawn a walk in four of his past six games. FantasyScore owners can consider Hill for GPP use with the game being played in Colorado.

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Nationals | Washington interested in infielders

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:24:59 -0700

The Washington Nationals are interested in the Arizona Diamondbacks' middle infield depth, which includes SSs Chris Owings and Cliff Pennington and 2Bs Aaron Hill and Nick Ahmed, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: None of these players carry a ton of fantasy value to begin with, but a move to a better lineup with the Nats could boost their value at least a little bit if they fall into consistent playing time. That's unlikely to happen in D.C., though, as they'd likely be in more of a utility role.

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Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill not in lineup

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:43:43 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is not in the starting lineup against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, June 14. 2B Chris Owings is starting at second base and batting fifth, while 3B Jake Lamb is starting at third base and batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Hill ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) only has seven hits in his last 51 at-bats and is hitting just .234 on the season. Then again, over the past four weeks, Owings is hitting just .182 and Lamb is hitting a paltry .118. All three players can be avoided in FantasyScore until they show signs of turning things around offensively.

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Diamondbacks | Aaron Hill starting Saturday

Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:20:27 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill is starting at second base and hitting sixth in the order Saturday, June 13, against the San Francisco Giants and RHP Ryan Vogelsong. 2B Nick Ahmed shifts over to shortstop, with SS Chris Owings coming out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Hill ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) went 2-for-3 with a walk Friday. Hill is hitting just .231 against right-handed pitching, but he has hit all three of his home runs against righties. FantasyScore owners should be avoiding Hill until he starts stringing some quality games together.

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Diamondbacks | Yasmany Tomas not in lineup Sunday

Sun, 24 May 2015 11:55:37 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Yasmany Tomas is not in the starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, May 24. INF Aaron Hill will start at third base, with INF Chris Owings starting at second base.

Fantasy Tip: Tomas ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) is receiving the day off, despite batting .406 with five RBIs over the last seven days. Hill ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) has struggled of late, with three hits in his last 18 at-bats, while Owings ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has been even worse, with only two hits in his last 24 at-bats.

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