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Diamondbacks | David Peralta dropped in order

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:31:37 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks OF David Peralta is hitting eighth against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP Brett Anderson Wednesday, July 1.

Fantasy Tip: Peralta ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) should be avoided at FantasyScore tonight. We don't recommend starting a lefty swinger against a solid lefty arm like Anderson, especially when Peralta has seven hits in 33 at-bats (.212) against southpaws this year with none of his six home runs.

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Diamondbacks | Welington Castillo resting Wednesday

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:26:45 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 1. C Jarrod Saltalamacchia is starting and hitting seventh against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brett Anderson.

Fantasy Tip: Saltalamacchia ($2,400, 4.8% of cap), who is batting .184 (9-for-49) for the D-backs, is a very weak catching option in tonight's contests. Avoid him.

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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 | Nick Ahmed leading off Wednesday

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:15:43 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed is hitting leadoff against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brett Anderson Wednesday, July 1.

Fantasy Tip: Ahmed ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) homered in the last two nights and has six home runs and 20 RBI to go along with a .234 average (50-for-214). He's normally not likely to be on a daily gamer's radar, but he deserves attention while he's hot and hitting atop the lineup, and he is hitting .333 (16-for-48) with two of his home runs against southpaws this year.

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Diamondbacks | Patrick Corbin likely for Saturday

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:17:46 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin (elbow) is expected to make his season debut Saturday, July 4, according to manager Chip Hale.

Fantasy Tip: Corbin ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) should now be owned in all formats. If he's available in your leagues, grab him right away. The D-backs face the Colorado Rockies in the desert Saturday, making Corbin a shaky FantasyScore option in his first start back.

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Diamondbacks | Robbie Ray pitching well as starter

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:31:41 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Robbie Ray has a 1.98 ERA and has allowed three earned runs or fewer in each of his six starts this season. Ray faces the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, July 1.

Fantasy Tip: Ray ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) held the Dodgers to two earned runs over 6 2/3 innings with four strikeouts Tuesday, June 9, but it doesn't mean he is a lock to shut them down again Wednesday. FantasyScore players should view Ray as a high-risk, high-reward No. 2 arm for contests, and he is just a cavernous mixed and NL-only option in seasonal leagues.

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Diamondbacks | Paul Goldschmidt in plus-matchup

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:19:52 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt is 7-for-11 with two home runs and five RBI in his career against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brett Anderson. Anderson is pitching against the Diamondbacks Wednesday, July 1.

Fantasy Tip: Past production isn't a guarantee for future success, but Goldschmidt ($6,500, 13.0% of cap) does own a career .433 wOBA, .280 ISO and 1.033 OPS against lefties. Goldschmidt is a worthy lineup building block for FantasyScore players most nights, but especially when he faces a southpaw.

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Diamondbacks | Josh Collmenter to start Saturday

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:32 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Josh Collmenter is expected to make a spot start Saturday, July 4, against the Colorado Rockies following the demotion of SP Allen Webster to the minors.

Fantasy Tip: Collmenter was recently bumped to the bullpen from the rotation, and with Patrick Corbin returning from injury it sounds like a one-time deal for Collmenter. Still, if he shows well in this outing he could be next in line if a spot opens up.

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Diamondbacks | Oscar Hernandez to return soon

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:50:16 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks C Oscar Hernandez (hand) is expected to come off the 15-day disabled list sometime this weekend, according to manager Chip Hale.

Fantasy Tip: Hernandez is a backup, but could see an occasional start with Tuffy Gosewisch done for the season and Gerald Laird out indefinitely. FantasyScore players could find Hernandez to be a low-priced value when he starts.

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Diamondbacks | Rubby De La Rosa pitching well of late

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:55:58 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Rubby De La Rosa is 2-0 with a 0.82 ERA in his last three starts, and he has pitched well with C Welington Castillo behind the plate. De La Rosa is 6-3 on the year with a 4.69 ERA and has allowed 14 runs in 10 innings in both of his starts against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who he faces Tuesday, June 30. He allowed nine runs and 10 hits in his last start against the Dodgers June 8.

Fantasy Tip: De La Rosa ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) is striking out a healthy 8.2 hitters per nine innings this year and can be a profitable pitcher play in the right matchups on FantasyScore. However, the risk outweighs the reward against the Dodgers tonight in a hitter-friendly ballpark. The Dodgers also lead the National League in home runs.

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Diamondbacks | Allen Webster sent down

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:28:49 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Allen Webster was optioned to Class AAA Reno Tuesday, June 30, and RP Matt Stites was recalled from Reno in a corresponding move.

Fantasy Tip: Webster ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) had an unsightly 7.11 ERA in four starts for the Snakes this year. You can now drop him in all formats. It's unclear who will enter the rotation in his place, but Patrick Corbin (elbow) is expected to return from the DL next week to start against the Texas Rangers. Corbin is worth adding in all formats if he's available.

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Diamondbacks | Archie Bradley to see specialist

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:18:24 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Archie Bradley (shoulder) will seek a second opinion Wednesday, July 1, with Dr. James Andrews. Bradley is on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder pain.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) may not be much longer for the roster based on how he has responded to rehab, but keep an eye on how things go before you decide to pull out the plug.

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Diamondbacks | Paul Goldschmidt hit streak at 10 games

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:12:05 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 10 games Monday, June 29, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Fantasy Tip: Goldschmidt ($6,500, 13.0% of cap) remains one of the Diamondbacks' potent offensive weapons. At .349-20-62, Goldschmidt is a must-start in FantasyScore leagues thanks to that torrid first half.

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Diamondbacks | Patrick Corbin to return next week?

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:20:25 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin (elbow) is targeting a return to the starting rotation in the series against the Texas Rangers next week after he makes one more rehab start.

Fantasy Tip: Corbin ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) is yet another returnee from Tommy John surgery. He was 14-8 with a 3.41 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 7.7 K/9 in 32 starts for Arizona back in 2013. He can definitely be a welcomed addition to any fantasy pitching staff. Grab him now if he's available in your league.

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Diamondbacks | Paul Goldschmidt handling Dodgers pitching

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:21:23 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt is 15-for-36 (.417) with four home runs in nine games against the Los Angeles Dodgers this season.

Fantasy Tip: Goldy ($6,500, 13.0% of cap) should be in daily consideration for a lineup spot on FantasyScore. That rings true tonight against Dodgers starter Mike Bolsinger in Arizona.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Player News

Ahmed Nick SS
Anderson Chase SP
Ansman Craig C
Araujo Juan OF
Arif Omar P
Arreola Darryl P
Arroyo Mailon 3B
Ayers Joseph SS
Bajenaru Jeff RP
Banda Anthony P
Beam T.J. RP
Blair Aaron SP
Bono Kyle P
Borenstein Zach OF
Bortnick Tyler 2B
Bradley Archie SP
Bradley J.R. P
Brito Javier 1B
Brito Socrates OF
Brown Breland OF
Bruce Derek SS
Burgos Enrique RP
Buss Nick OF
Carrillo Cesar P
Castillo Welington C
Casto Kory OF
Chacin Jhoulys SP
Chafin Andrew SP
Choate Justin P
Clay Caleb P
Clevlen Brent OF
Clifford Peter OF
Collmenter Josh RP
Corbin Patrick SP
Cordero Remy OF
Cortes Daniel P
Cota Humberto C
Coughlin Sean C
Coutlangus Jon RP
Curreri Frank C
De La Rosa Rubby SP
De La Rosa Winfild P
Delgado Randall SP
Diaz Isan 2B
Dorn Danny OF
Drury Brandon 1B
Espinosa Geremia P
Figueroa Nelson RP
Fitzgerald Justin P
Flores Raymel INF
Ford Josh C
Frazier Alex OF
Garcia Luis C. OF
Garcia Oswaldo C
Godfrey Graham SP
Godley Zach P
Goldschmidt Paul 1B
Gorgen Matt P
Gosewisch Tuffy C
Goss Michael OF
Gosselin Phil 2B
Green Kyle 3B
Green Mike P
Griffin Jonathan 1B
Guzman Francisco P
Hallberg Mark INF
Haniger Mitch OF
Harrington Ian P
Hellickson Jeremy SP
Hernandez David RP
Hernandez Gaby P
Hernandez Oscar C
Herrera Josue 3B
Hiciano Argeny P
Hill Aaron 2B
Hudson Daniel SP
Inciarte Ender OF
Jackson Brett OF
Jacobs Mike 1B
Jamieson Sean SS
Jimenez Bernardino SS
Johnson D.J. P
Johnson D.J. P
Johnson Mark C
Jones Brent P
Julio Donald RP
Kinsey Christopher P
Krehbiel Joey P
Kuhn Tyler 2B
Lafferty Brendan P
Laird Gerald C
Lalli Blake C
Lamb Jake 3B
Lang Michael OF
Lara Alexis P
Leclair Aric P
Leone Dominic RP
Lewis Rommie P
Leyba Domingo INF
Linton Ty OF
Locante Will P
Lopez Yoan SP
Lorin Brett SP
Mahon Reid RP
Mariano Ramon 1B
Marks Justin SP
Marshall Evan RP
Marte Jose P
Martin Billy J. 1B
Martin Dustin OF
Martinez Francis OF
Mateo Wagner OF
Matos Joel P
McAnaney Patrick P
McFeely Shea SS
Mee Michael OF
Mejia Jefferson P
Melendez Joel OF
Merrill Jr. Ronald SS
Munson Kevin P
Murillo Agustin 3B
Murray Brad P
Musselman William C
O'Brien Peter C
Owings Chris SS
Pacheco Jordan C
Pack Chris P
Palka Daniel 1B
Parker Justin SS
Parraz Jordan OF
Pauley David RP
Pena Ramon P
Pennington Cliff SS
Peralta David OF
Perez Oliver RP
Pilittere P.J. C
Pohlman Daniel C
Pollock A.J. OF
Principe Jimmy OF
Punto Nick 2B
Ramirez J.C. P
Ransom Cody 3B
Ray Robbie SP
Reagan Miles P
Reed Addison RP
Reed Jeremy OF
Reinheimer Jack SS
Restovich Michael OF
Reyes Victor OF
Reynolds Matt RP
Rio Gabriele P
Rivera Juan OF
Roberson Chris OF
Robinson Trayvon OF
Rocha Angel P
Rodriguez Maels P
Rodriguez Rafael RP
Rodriguez Santos P
Rodriguez Victor OF
Rogers Ed INF
Romak Jamie INF
Rosales Leo RP
Rosen Mark P
Rumler Elijah SS
Runzler Dan RP
Saltalamacchia Jarrod C
Schugel A.J. P
Schuster Patrick RP
Sharpe Blake INF
Shipley Braden P
Sikaras Pete P
Slaats Josh P
Smith Anthony OF
Smith Myles P
Sogard Alex P
Stites Matt RP
Stokes Brian RP
Swanson Dansby SS
Thomas Mark C
Thomson Greg OF
Threets Erick RP
Tomas Yasmany 3B
Townsend Marcus OF
Trahan Stryker C
Vajanero Jeff P
Valencia Chris OF
Vasquez Daniel P
Wald Jake 3B
Webster Allen SP
Wechsler Justin P
Wheeless Evan 1B
Wilson Marcus OF
Winfree David 3B
Woodall Bryan P
Woody Abe P
Worth Danny SS
Ziegler Brad RP

Bell Mike TO
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Gebhard Bob GM
Grace Mark TO
Green Andy TO
Hale Chip MAN
Harkey Mike PC
La Russa Tony TO
McCracken Quinton TO
McKay Dave TO
Minniti Bryan TO
Nevin Phil TO
Putz J.J. TO
Ryan Billy TO
Sherlock Glenn TO
Shipley Craig TO
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Ward Turner TO
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