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Cubs | Munenori Kawasaki signs with Chicago

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:57:11 -0800

The Chicago Cubs signed free-agent INF Munenori Kawasaki (Blue Jays) to a minor-league contract Wednesday, Jan. 20.

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Blue Jays | Josh Donaldson resting

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:15:36 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson is out of the lineup Thursday, Oct. 1, with 3B Munenori Kawasaki hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Kawasaki ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) isn't a potent enough bat to use on FantasyScore against Tyler Wilson.

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Blue Jays | Munenori Kawasaki starting at 2B

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:24:36 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Munenori Kawasaki will start at second base against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, Aug. 1, and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Kawasaki has not done much at the plate in his limited playing time with Toronto this season. He likely will be a bench player while he is with the team and is not a fantasy option.

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Blue Jays | Ryan Goins sitting out against Tampa Bay

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:09:18 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Ryan Goins is not in the starting lineup Monday, June 22. 2B Munenori Kawasaki is starting at the keystone and batting ninth against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Andriese Monday.

Fantasy Tip: Over his last 10 games, Goins ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) has eight runs, a home run, 10 RBI and a .294/.368/.471 slash line. That should be viewed as his ceiling, though, and not as a sign of things to come. He should be viewed as an AL-only and cavernous mixed league option in seasonal leagues and a low-priced flier for daily contests. Kawasaki ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) should be viewed as nothing more than a desperation source of cap relief by FantasyScore players Monday, as he has a career .603 OPS.

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Blue Jays | R.A. Dickey placed on bereavement list

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:07:55 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey was placed on the bereavement list Friday, June 19. The team also recalled 2B Munenori Kawasaki from Class AAA Buffalo. Dickey will miss at least three days and could miss as many as seven days. It is not known if he will make his next scheduled start Tuesday, June 23.

Fantasy Tip: Dickey ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) had a death in his family, so it is not known how long he will be away from the team. Owners should monitor the situation to see if he will be able to make his next scheduled start. Dickey has pitched better this month and could be a cheaper pitching option on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Munenori Kawasaki starting at keystone

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:09:07 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Munenori Kawasaki is starting at second base and hitting seventh in the batting order against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer in Game 2 of the doubleheader Tuesday, June 2. 2B Ryan Goins will start on the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Kawasaki ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) is about as weak as an offensive weapon as you could choose from on FantasyScore. Avoid him at all costs.

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Blue Jays | Steven Tolleson to DL

Sun, 31 May 2015 14:50:30 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Steven Tolleson (groin) was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, May 31. SS Munenori Kawasaki was recalled from Class AAA Buffalo in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: Tolleson ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) will be out at least until the middle of June if not a bit longer, so take him off your roster. Kawasaki ($1,800, 3.6% of cap) carries little fantasy value at this point.

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Blue Jays | Jose Reyes off DL

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:35:53 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SS Jose Reyes (ribs) was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, May 25. In a corresponding move, SS Munenori Kawasaki was sent to Class AAA Buffalo.

Fantasy Tip: Reyes ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) should be left out of the lineup for a bit as he gets used to pitching, but otherwise he will be good to go sometime this week barring injury.

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Blue Jays | Munenori Kawasaki hitting ninth Friday

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:41:43 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SS Munenori Kawasaki is in the lineup Friday, May 22, against the Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Steve Tolleson ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) should be the regular starter with Devon Travis out due to a wrist injury, but it appears Tolleson is getting a night off. This is the season debut for Kawasaki, so hold off on starting him until you get a decent sample size.

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Blue Jays | Munenori Kawasaki re-signs

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:42:21 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays SS Munenori Kawasaki re-signed a minor league deal with an invite to spring training Friday, Jan. 16.

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