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Jackie Bradley Jr.

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Red Sox | Jackie Bradley may not play

Thu, 05 May 2016 14:31:31 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. (finger) is dealing with a right ring finger injury and will take batting practice before the Red Sox decide if he'll play Thursday, May 5.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley has been contributing regularly on offense for Boston despite hitting at the bottom of the batting order with regularity. Bradley doesn't boast much power, but if he keeps this up he'll be added in the majority of mixed leagues. Stay tuned for whether he'll play tonight. It might be safest to just avoid him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Peter Abraham

Red Sox | Three Boston hitters are hot

Tue, 03 May 2016 14:16:17 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts is hitting .432/.519/.568 with 10 runs, six doubles and four RBI in his last 11 games. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. has hit in eight straight contests (11-for-30) with seven extra-base hits and nine RBI. 1B Hanley Ramirez has 13 hits in his last 42 at-bats (.310) with nine RBI.

Fantasy Tip: Obviously you'll want to keep all three of these players in your lineups, even though they're facing White Sox starter Jose Quintana, who has an ERA under 2.00, tonight. Bradley is excelling at the bottom of the lineup and is worth picking up for outfield depth in deep mixed leagues if he's available.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Peter Abraham

Red Sox | Jackie Bradley Jr. has big stat line

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:08:39 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. went 3-for-3 with a double, two triples, a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs Saturday, April 30, against the New York Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley has hit safely in seven straight. He has also driven in five runs over his past two games, and nine runs during his seven-game hit streak. He is a must-start in AL-only fantasy play and DFS leagues right now.

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Red Sox | Jackie Bradley Jr. provides offense

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:15:20 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, providing all of the offense in a 1-0 victory against the Atlanta Braves Monday, April 25.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley has managed back-to-back games with at least one RBI for the first time this season, and he didn't strike out for the first time in five outings.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz, Jackie Bradley Jr. return

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 08:09:40 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz and OF Jackie Bradley Jr. are back in the lineup versus Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Sunday, April 10, batting fourth and ninth, respectively.

Fantasy Tip: Ortiz and Bradley were both rested Saturday, April 9, because the team was facing knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Big Papi is batting .385 with two home runs and five RBIs through 13 at-bats, while Bradley is 2-for-10 at the plate this year.

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Red Sox | Jackie Bradley not playing

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 07:16:10 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Saturday, April 9. OF Rusney Castillo will start in center field and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo will see his first plate appearances of the season Saturday and likely will be a fourth outfielder for the time being. Castillo probably should only be used in AL-only leagues at this point.

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Red Sox | Jackie Bradley having big spring

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:32:20 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. was 15-for-40 (.375 batting average) with two doubles, three home runs and a 1.082 OPS entering his spring training game Monday, March 28.

Fantasy Tip: With the strong spring, Bradley has the center field job locked up, but he'll likely hit at the bottom of the lineup. Still, his cross-category upside warrants attention at the end of mixed drafts, and he is a potential breakthrough player, especially in deep mixed and AL-only formats. Remember, Bradley finished 2015 strong with a .267/.352/.539 slash line over 191 games after the All-Star break.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Scott Lauber

Red Sox | Jackie Bradley Jr. continues torrid start

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 15:09:51 -0800

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. singled and walked twice against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, March 8.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley is known mostly for his defense and appears to have a job locked up in center but might be on the verge of becoming a complete player. The 25-year-old began to emerge offensively with regular playing time in the second half of the season last year and is 6-for-9 with three walks and no strikeouts through five exhibition games. Bradley is worth a late-round investment in deeper leagues.

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Red Sox | Boston outfield set

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:04:58 -0800

Boston Red Sox OFs Mookie Betts, Rusney Castillo and Jackie Bradley Jr. are set to be the starting outfielders in 2016, with Bradley in center field, Castillo in left and Betts in right. OF Chris Young is expected to start against left-handed pitchers and mix in regularly against righties.

Fantasy Tip: After the breakout year that Betts had in 2015, he's unlikely to make it past the second round of fantasy drafts. Young is expected to platoon with Bradley the most, so those two are more of targets in deep mixed leagues. Castillo is the wild card. He has plenty of talent but only had five homers in 80 games last year. A cheap investment there could yield plenty of value.

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Royals | KC inquired about Jackie Bradley Jr.

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 13:42:06 -0800

The Kansas City Royals inquired about Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. at the winter meetings but were told Bradley was not for sale.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like the Chicago Cubs also had their eyes on Bradley before they signed Jason Heyward. The Red Sox appear to want Bradley as part of their offensive plans, but his hitting keeps Bradley down on most draft boards.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo