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Marlins | Miami promotes three

Wed, 17 May 2017 09:23:21 -0700

Miami Marlins 2B Christian Colon, RHP Brian Ellington and RHP Odrisamer Despaigne were recalled from Class AAA New Orleans on Wednesday, May 17.

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Marlins | Miami makes two roster moves

Tue, 16 May 2017 11:38:04 -0700

The Miami Marlins claimed 2B Christian Colon off waivers from the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, May 16. 2B Steve Lombardozzi was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.

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Royals | Kansas City makes several moves

Wed, 10 May 2017 13:00:19 -0700

The Kansas City Royals selected the contracts of RHPs Al Alburquerque and Seth Maness from Class AAA Omaha Wednesday, May 10, and optioned RHP Jake Junis to Class AAA Omaha. The team also designated 2B Christian Colon and OF Peter O'Brien for assignment.

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Royals | Christian Colon recalled

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:33:00 -0700

Kansas City Royals INF Christian Colon was recalled from Class AAA Omaha Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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Royals | Christian Colon optioned

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:06:14 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Christian Colon was optioned to Class AAA Omaha Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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Royals | Whit Merrifield, Jarrod Dyson out Monday

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:10:10 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield and OF Jarrod Dyson are not in the starting lineup Monday, July 25. 2B Christian Colon is starting at second base and is hitting ninth, while OF Brett Eibner draws into right field and is batting eighth against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Hector Santiago.

Fantasy Tip: Colon should be a fantasy afterthought with his .250 average, no homer runs and nine RBI in 100 at-bats. Eibner has slightly more appeal as a deep sleeper in DFS and is hitting .254 with three bombs and 10 RBI. Neither project to stuff the stat sheet hitting low in the order, though.

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Royals | Whit Merrifield takes a seat

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:44:23 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Whit Merrifield is out of the lineup Saturday, July 23, with 2B Christian Colon hitting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Colon is hitting .253 with nine RBI on the season, and he's not much of an option against Cole Hamels.

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Royals | Whit Merrifield sitting vs. Cleveland

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:26:30 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B/OF Whit Merrifield is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 20. 2B Christian Colon is starting at the keystone and batting ninth against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Merrifield is having a nice run with Kansas City and owns a respectable .276 batting average with 30 runs through 49 games. He's skidding in July (.174/.240/.261 slash line), though, so he's losing his luster in deep mixed leagues and should be left to AL-only formats at this point. Against Carrasco, view Colon as a desperation fantasy option in all formats Wednesday.

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Royals | Alcides Escobar leading off

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14:39:14 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Alcides Escobar is leading off Saturday, July 16, with 2B Whit Merrifield out. 2B Christian Colon is hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Escobar is hitting just .250 with 17 RBI and 10 steals in 260 at-bats from the leadoff spot. He has a good matchup against Mike Pelfrey, though, and he's worth a spot at the right price. Colon is hitting just .253 this year and isn't worth consideration.

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Royals | Alex Gordon, Jarrod Dyson resting

Sat, 09 Jul 2016 10:26:45 -0700

Kansas City Royals OFs Alex Gordon and Jarrod Dyson are not in the starting lineup against Seattle Mariners SP Wade Miley Saturday, July 9. 2B/OF Whit Merrifield will bat leadoff and start in left field, INF Christian Colon will play second base and bat second, OF Paulo Orlando will bat sixth and play center field and OF Brett Eibner will hit seventh and start in right field.

Fantasy Tip: The Royals are only using one left-handed batter (1B Eric Hosmer) Saturday versus the southpaw Miley, which explains the absences of Gordon and Dyson from the lineup. Colon and Eibner should only be viewed as desperation sources of salary cap relief in daily fantasy games.

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