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Yankees | A-Rod begins rehab assignment

Tue, 24 May 2016 08:11:05 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment at Class AA Trenton Tuesday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: It could only be a couple of games before he's ready to return. He was struggling before he got hurt so give him a couple of days upon returning before putting him into lineups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Joel Sherman

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez could return next week

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:34:33 -0700

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) isn't expected to be activated from the disabled list until next week, according to a clubhouse source. He practiced running the bases Friday, May 20, but is unlikely to resume playing before the club begins a homestand against the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday, May 24.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez is batting just .194 with five home runs and 12 RBI through 20 games this year. The 40-year-old veteran is not worth stashing outside of AL-only and deep mixed fantasy leagues and should be avoided in DFS until he shows signs of turning things around offensively.

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Yankees | Alex Rodriguez could miss weekend series

Fri, 20 May 2016 05:19:56 -0700

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) could miss the entire series with the Oakland Athletics due to his sore hamstring. Rodriguez has done some baserunning in pregame workouts.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez really wasn't effective prior to the injury, so you may want to greet this news with a grain of salt. Until A-Rod puts a run together, he is not worth the pickup in daily leagues. Fantasy or keeper league owners with deep benches may want to stash Rodriguez, but don't expect much in return.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Michael Wagaman

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez runs bases

Thu, 19 May 2016 16:31:05 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) ran the bases Thursday, May 19. He ran home to first four times and first to third four times.

Fantasy Tip: Out since May 3, A-Rod appears to be getting closer to being back on the field. Even so, he has a lot of work to do to make up to his owners who have had to put up with an unpleasant .194/.275/.444 line thus far. Odds are, though, his numbers will start creeping back up to their normal levels once he's settled in following his return.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez unlikely for Thursday

Tue, 17 May 2016 22:10:09 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) likely will not be able to play against the Oakland Athletics Thursday, May 19, but manager Joe Girardi hopes he can play at some point during the series against Oakland.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez still needs to test his hamstring out before he can be activated from the disabled list. Owners should keep an eye out on the situation but probably should keep him out of their lineups until they see him play in a game or two.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez scheduled to run

Tue, 17 May 2016 18:29:10 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) is scheduled to run the bases Wednesday, May 18. His status for the game against the Oakland Athletics Thursday, May 19, is uncertain.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to see if Rodriguez will be activated in the next few days. Owners may want to see him play in a game or two before adding him back to their lineups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez to be activated Thursday

Mon, 16 May 2016 15:49:21 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) hit on the field Monday, May 16, in Arizona. The plan is for him to be activated when he's eligible to return Thursday, May 19, and serve as the designated hitter against the Oakland Athletics.

Fantasy Tip: Good for A-Rod that he'll be able to return to the club as soon as he can be activated, but his fantasy owners are hoping for a much better showing compared to how he performed prior to landing on the disabled list. The 40-year-old has produced an underwhelming .194/.275/.444 line thus far and really should only be started on rosters in deeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez on schedule

Fri, 13 May 2016 06:44:13 -0700

Updating previous reports, New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) is optimistic he'll be able to return when eligible Thursday, May 19. He said he hasn't felt discomfort since he injured the hamstring and has been rehabbing in a pool and on a restrictive treadmill that carries half of his weight.

Fantasy Tip: A-Rod had a slow .194-5-12 start, but he still has enough pop to be in that low-average, 25-homer area. He's a lower-middle option in fantasy once he returns. His return will cut into Aaron Hicks' time in the outfield since the team has used the DH to rotate regulars. Hicks is a meager DFS option in good matchups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Mark Feinsand

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez runs, hits off tee

Thu, 12 May 2016 14:18:24 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) hit off a tee and did some running Thursday, May 12. He said the test will be stopping and starting running, but is optimistic.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like A-Rod is progressing at a solid pace after going down on May 3. He's going to need to do a lot more than that, though, to satisfy his fantasy owners. While he does have five home runs in 72 at-bats, the former AL MVP is currently carrying a horrific .194/.275/.444 line. It's basically rock bottom for the 40-year-old, so he should pick it up when he gets back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | A-Rod, Sabathia returning soon?

Wed, 11 May 2016 14:52:55 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hamstring) and SP CC Sabathia (groin) are hopeful of returning when eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list, according to manager Joe Girardi. Rodriguez is eligible to return May 19, while Sabathia can be activated May 20.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez was hitting just .194 (14-for-72) with five home runs and 12 RBI when he went down with injury, and Sabathia had allowed three earned runs in each outing before seven shutout innings in his final start before being hurt. Both veterans can provide fantasy owners with nice stretches, but temper expectations. Neither player is more than a complementary piece in deep mixed and AL-only leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Andrew Marchand