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Red Sox | Blake Swihart inserted into lineup

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:55:41 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Ryan Hanigan (calf) has been scratched from the lineup against the New York Mets Saturday, Aug. 29, because of tightness in his calf. C Blake Swihart will start behind the plate and bat sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Remove Hanigan ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) from all fantasy lineups. Swihart ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) is batting .365 with a home run and nine RBIs during the month of August and is a decent value option in FantasyScore this afternoon.

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


Red Sox | Ryan Hanigan catching Saturday

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:57:00 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Ryan Hanigan will bat sixth against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Saturday, Aug. 29. C Blake Swihart is receiving the day off.

Fantasy Tip: Hanigan ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) is batting .310 with a home run and three RBIs in 42 at-bats this month and should be considered if you need moderate cap relief in FantasyScore this afternoon.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz not in lineup Saturday

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:39:55 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Saturday, Aug. 29. INF Travis Shaw will bat fifth and start at first base.

Fantasy Tip: With the Red Sox playing an interleague game in a National League stadium, Ortiz ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) finds himself riding the pine Saturday. After a hot start to the month of August, Shaw ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) is just 2-for-23 over the past week and shouldn't be used in FantasyScore cleanup.

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Red Sox | Alejandro De Aza playing left field

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:37:39 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Alejandro De Aza will start in left field and bat eighth against New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom Saturday, Aug. 29. OF Jackie Bradley Jr., who started in left field Friday, will bat seventh and play right field Saturday.

Fantasy Tip: OF Rusney Castillo ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) is not in the starting lineup Saturday, so he should be removed from all daily fantasy lineups. Bradley ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) is finally starting to live up to his potential, hitting .338 with five home runs and 22 RBIs this month, while De Aza ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) is batting .296 through 27 August at-bats.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz leaves game

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:24:24 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz (heel) left his team's game against the New York Mets on Friday, Aug. 28, with left heel tightness in the eighth inning. Manager Torey Lovullo said they would reevaluate Ortiz before Saturday's game.

Fantasy Tip: Ortiz ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) could be a day-to-day proposition, meaning you will have to pay attention to the starting lineup when unveiled. It may be best to sit Ortiz for a day or two, because heel tightness can affect bat swings and running around the bases.

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Red Sox | Blake Swihart homers to help Boston win

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:17:57 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Blake Swihart smacked an inside-the-park homer Friday, Aug. 28, to help his team to a 6-5, 10-inning win over the New York Mets.

Fantasy Tip: Swihart ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) has had a rocky rookie season, as he got hurt just after earning the starting job back in the spring when Ryan Hanigan went down. He's had some decent games as of late, and this low price suggests he might be a solid FantasyScore option.

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Red Sox | Clay Buchholz shut down

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:06:54 -0700

The Boston Red Sox have officially shut down SP Clay Buchholz (elbow) for the remainder of the 2015 season. General manager Dave Dombrowski said if he's healthy, the team will pick up the 2016 option on his contract.

Fantasy Tip: During a recent visit to Dr. James Andrews, Buchholz ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) was given a platelet-rich plasma injection and advised not to undergo surgery. The hope is that he will be completely healthy by the time spring training rolls around. Buchholz went 7-7 with a 3.26 ERA in 18 starts this season and can now be safely dropped in redraft leagues.

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Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez out with shoulder fatigue

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:47:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) is dealing with right shoulder fatigue and is considered day-to-day.

Fantasy Tip: Ramirez ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) is a notoriously slow healer, so don't be shocked if he misses some time. Jackie Bradley Jr. ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) and Rusney Castillo ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) should both see full-time duty for the duration of Ramirez's absence. Continue to check back for updates and double-check the Boston lineup before locking your own rosters this weekend.

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


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez scratched

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:45:31 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (undisclosed) is a late scratch from the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 28. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is replacing him in left field against New York Mets SP Matt Harvey Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Ramirez ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) can't stay healthy, and it has seriously capped his seasonal value. FantasyScore players will want to make sure to avoid him Friday. Bradley ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) draws a tough matchup against Harvey ($9,400, 18.8% of cap), so you're likely best to look elsewhere in daily contests. Check back for updates on Ramirez's status.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Ian Browne


Mets | Daniel Murphy sitting vs. Red Sox

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:28:09 -0700

New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 28. SS Wilmer Flores is starting at shortstop and batting sixth against Boston Red Sox SP Henry Owens Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Murphy ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) in all fantasy formats Friday. The Mets have been playing musical chairs with their lineup over the past two weeks, and it is working, as they're currently one of the best offenses in the league. Whoever is starting is worth a long look at FantasyScore, including Flores ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) Friday.

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Red Sox | Travis Shaw sitting against the Mets

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:15:45 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Travis Shaw is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 28. 1B David Ortiz is playing first base and batting fourth against New York Mets SP Matt Harvey Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Without the option to utilize a designated hitter, Ortiz ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) is playing first base. The veteran has 14 runs, six home runs and 18 RBI with a .325/.414/.625 slash line through 22 games and August. He is a viable option at FantasyScore Friday, but Harvey ($9,400, 18.6% of cap) presents a tough matchup. Shaw ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) has been great for Boston and fantasy owners this month. He is worth owning in the majority of seasonal leagues at this point. And while he is slowing down of late, he does have seven home runs in August.

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


Red Sox | No Jackie Bradley vs. Mets

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:08:32 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is not in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 28. OF Rusney Castillo is starting in right field and batting seventh against New York Mets SP Matt Harvey Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) and Bradley ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) have been platooning in right field of late, which is a hit to their seasonal value. Castillo owns a .382/.417/.603 slash line over his past 18 games with 15 runs and 18 RBI, but he shouldn't be viewed as a slam-dunk FantasyScore option against Harvey ($9,400, 18.8% of cap) Friday.

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


Red Sox | Clay Buchholz has a throwing timeline

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:21:09 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz (elbow) will begin throwing Monday, Aug. 31, when the team's current road trip ends and will be examined Wednesday, Sept. 2. There is a strong possibility he will not make another start this season.

Fantasy Tip: Buchholz should be viewed as a desperation stash at this stage of the season, and in most leagues, you'll be able to better utilize his roster spot. At best, he returns for a late-season start or two, and there is no guarantee he'll pitch well if he makes it back, either.

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


Red Sox | Brock Holt batting second vs. White Sox

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:16:30 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt is starting at third base and batting second against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale Wednesday, Aug. 26. 3B Pablo Sandoval is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Sandoval ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) draws out against southpaw Sale ($9,300, 18.6% of cap), as it is a daunting matchup, and Sandoval hasn't handled lefties well this season. Holt ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is riding a hot streak with a 1.139 OPS over his past seven games, but you're going against the grain starting Holt against Sale.

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Red Sox | No David Ortiz vs. White Sox

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:02:34 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 26. OF Hanley Ramirez is batting fourth as the designated hitter against Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale, which allowed OFs Jackie Bradley Jr. and Rusney Castillo to draw into the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: While Sale ($9,300, 18.6% of cap) has had a few peaks and valleys of late, he presents a brutally tough matchup, and starting Boston hitters at FantasyScore is incredibly risky. Unless you're after a contrarian stack, you're likely better off avoiding them entirely.

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Abreu William P
Alcantara Mario P
Almonte Jose P
Alvarado Anthony P
Angeloni Chez P
Aybar Yoan OF
Bacani David INF
Bachanov Jon P
Bailey Austin P
Bajoczky Anthony P
Balcom-Miller Chris P
Ball Trey P
Barnes Matt SP
Bautista Denny RP
Bautista Gerson P
Baxter James P
Bayer Jeremiah P
Bean Randall P
Benintendi Andrew OF
Betts Mookie OF
Bianchi Jeff SS
Bishop Te Wara C
Blackley Adam P
Bladergroen Ian 1B
Blanke Michael C
Blocker Darren 3B
Bogaerts Xander SS
Bradley Jr. Jackie OF
Brahney Kevin P
Brentz Bryce OF
Breslow Craig RP
Brooks Deshaun 3B
Broughton Jay P
Buchholz Clay SP
Buller Daniel P
Bumatay Mike P
Carlson Jesse RP
Casillas Ismael P
Castillo Rusney OF
Cecchini Garin 3B
Celestino Miguel P
Chavis Michael SS
Chester David 1B
Chourio Pedro 3B
Cook Ryan RP
Cornely John P
Coste Carlos C
Couch Keith RP
Cox Bryce P
Cox Tim P
Coyle Sean 2B
Craig Allen OF
Crosby Casey RP
Cucinotta Rob 1B
Cuevas Enrique P
Daeges Zach OF
De Aza Alejandro OF
De La Cruz Victor P
DeJesus Emmanuel P
Devers Rafael 3B
Duarte Marco P
Durbin Chris OF
Durbin J.D. P
Erasmus Justin P
Escobar Edwin SP
Espinosa Rafael SS
Evert Brett P
Fink Doug P
Flacco Mike 1B
Flores Eugenio P
Flores Raimel SS
Foster Kyle P
Fox Stephen P
Francona Nick P
Frezza Andrew OF
Frias Vladimir INF
Fulse Sheldon OF
Galvez Gary P
Garcia Joantoni SS
Garcia Reynaldo P
Garrison Seth P
Gedman Matt 3B
Gentile Zach 2B
Gibson Derrik SS
Gilardo Peter C
Gonzalez Alexander P
Gonzalez Ali C
Granadillo Tony INF
Gronkiewicz Lee P
Guerra Joseph P
Gutierrez Javier OF
Haeger Charlie SP
Haigwood Daniel P
Hale Alexander P
Hall Mickey OF
Hancock Matthew P
Hanigan Ryan C
Hebson Bryan RP
Hee Jonathan 2B
Hembree Heath RP
Henry Justin OF
Hernandez Chris P
Hernandez Marco INF
Herold Mitchell P
Hertzler Barry P
Hill Rich RP
Hissey Pete OF
Hoffman Matthew P
Holdzkom Lincoln P
Holt Brock OF
Holtmeyer Joe SP
Holtz Mike RP
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Hull Eric RP
Ibarra Adalberto C
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Jackson Kyle P
Jimenez Dedgar P
Jimenez Luis 3B
Johnson Brian SP
Jones Andrew P
Jordan Brantley P
Kaminska Kyle P
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Kelly Joe SP
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Khoury Ryan INF
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Latimer William P
Lawley Dustin OF
Lawson Ryne P
Layne Tom RP
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Lee David P
Leon Sandy C
Light Pat P
Lin Tzu-Wei SS
Lipsey Carl 2B
Luis Santo P
MacDonald Mike P
Machi Jean RP
Mailman David OF
Mann Will P
Manzanillo Josias RP
Marcano Ivan P
Marcos Manuel OF
Marrero Chris 1B
Marrero Deven SS
Martinez Edgar P
Martinez Luis C
Martinez Mario 3B
Mathews T.J. RP
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Maxwell Blake P
McAllister Cody P
McAvoy Kevin P
McCarthy Mike P
McCarty David 1B
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McGeary Jack P
McGrath Daniel P
Miley Wade SP
Miliano Daniel C
Mills Adam P
Minges Tyler OF
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Molina Nestor SP
Moncada Yoan SS
Natale Jeffrey 2B
New Brantley P
Nicolas Michael P
Nye Rodney INF
Ogando Alexi RP
Olmsted Michael P
Ortiz David 1B
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Otness John C
Owens Henry SP
Owens Jeremy OF
Padron Jorge OF
Paronto Chad RP
Pedroia Dustin 2B
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Peley Josue SS
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Perez Oscar C
Perry Patrick C
Phillips Ryan P
Pichardo Kelvin P
Place Jason OF
Porcello Rick SP
Price Matt P
Quintero Humberto C
Ramirez Hanley OF
Ramirez Noe P
Ramirez Ramon A. RP
Ramos Henry OF
Ramos Victor P
Richardson Jason P
Rigdon Paul SP
Rivera Manuel P
Rivero Carlos SS
Rodriguez Eduardo SP
Rodriguez Henry X. INF
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Romero Dioscar P
Roque Kenneth SS
Rosario Ramses P
Rosenbaum Danny SP
Ross Robbie SP
Rutledge Josh 2B
Sanders David P
Sandoval Pablo 3B
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Schmeltzer Jadd P
Schroyer Ryan P
Schwindenhammer Seth OF
Scott Robby P
Shaw Travis 1B
Shepard Brenden P
Shoda Itsuki SP
Solano Emmanuel SS
Soto Luis SS
Spigner Chris P
Spruill Zeke P
St. Pierre Max C
Stankiewicz Teddy P
Steinocher Brian P
Still Jon C
Stroup Kyle P
Suero Hansel P
Sutton Drew INF
Swihart Blake C
Tazawa Junichi RP
Tekotte Blake OF
Thurston Joe OF
Timm David P
Todd Jess SP
Tomori Denny P
Turner Chris OF
Turocy Drew OF
Twomley Jason OF
Uehara Koji RP
Van Der Bosch Matt OF
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Vargas Juan 3B
Varvaro Anthony RP
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Vazquez Will C
Vogt Corey P
Wagner Mark C
Watanabe Shunsuke P
Weeks Jemile 2B
Workman Brandon SP
Wright Steven SP
Yema Yahmed OF
Yockey Tyler OF
Zerpa Armando P
Zink James P

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Beyeler Arnie TO
Boles Kevin TO
Butterfield Brian TO
Cherington Ben TO
Davis Chili TO
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Dombrowski Dave GM
Epperson Chad TO
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Levangie Dana TO
Lovullo Torey TO
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