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Red Sox | Eduardo Rodriguez handed no-decision

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:52:27 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez took a no-decision for his start Wednesday, July 27, opposite the Detroit Tigers. The southpaw went 5 1/3 innings, surrendering three runs on nine hits and three walks. He also struck out six.

Fantasy Tip: Not a very pleasant outing, but it certainly could've been worse given the amount of baserunners Rodriguez permitted throughout this effort. While he does have some promise, it's hard to invest in the 23-year-old lefty right now, as he's allowed three or more runs in six of his nine starts this season.

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Red Sox | Craig Kimbrel spins productive bullpen

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:35:17 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Craig Kimbrel (knee) threw a bullpen session Wednesday, July 27, and is expected to make a rehab appearance with Class AAA Pawtucket Saturday, July 30. Manager John Farrell said Kimbrel may only require the one appearance before being activated from the disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners could have Kimbrel back as soon as next week, and his return would end the save opportunities Brad Ziegler receives. Kimbrel is a must-stash arm, and Ziegler owners should already to be planning for other avenues to saves.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Chris Mason


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez sitting vs. Tigers

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:25:08 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 27. 3B Aaron Hill draws into the lineup and is batting sixth against Detroit Tigers SP Michael Fulmer Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Ramirez is scorching hot with a .306/.411/.645 slash line, 11 runs, five home runs and 15 RBI through 17 games in July. He should be owned and started in all fantasy leagues. Hill is 4-for-25 since joining the Red Sox, and he's nothing more than a depth option in cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues going forward. Facing Fulmer Wednesday, Hill isn't a strong option in daily contests, either.

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Red Sox | Big Papi reaches 25 homers

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:03:12 -0700

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run Tuesday, July 26, against the Detroit Tigers. The homer was his 25th of the season, his fourth straight with 25 or more homers, and the 12th time he has reached the plateau in his illustrious career.

Fantasy Tip: Big Papi still has plenty left in the tank as he approaches the final two regular season months of his career. He remains a must-start fantasy option across all formats and is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Red Sox | Steven Wright pounded at home

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:02:30 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright allowed eight earned runs, nine hits and three walks with just two strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision Tuesday, July 26, against the Detroit Tigers.

Fantasy Tip: Wright's ERA has slowly crept up over the past month from 2.01 to 3.12 in six starts. Still, he has four wins in five decisions during the span, and he remains a must-start fantasy option across all formats.

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Red Sox | Ryan Hanigan scratched

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:34:02 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Ryan Hanigan (illness) has been scratched from the starting lineup Tuesday, July 26, because of flu-like symptoms. C Sandy Leon will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Leon is still having success at the plate this season and has recorded two home runs and 10 RBI this month. Leon should be a solid starting option in two-catcher leagues and some mixed leagues.

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Red Sox | Sandy Leon not starting

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:54:49 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Sandy Leon is not in the starting lineup against Detroit Tigers SP Mike Pelfrey Tuesday, July 26. C Ryan Hanigan will start at catcher and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Hanigan is hitting only .173 in limited playing time this season and should be avoided by owners in all fantasy leagues.

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Red Sox | Sandy Leon continues to produce

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:23:38 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Sandy Leon went 2-for-4 with an RBI Monday, July 25, against the Detroit Tigers.

Fantasy Tip: Leon is starting fairly regularly, hitting .400 with an OPS well in excess of 1.000. He has emerged as a must-start in all AL-only fantasy leagues and deeper mixed formats, especially when he is facing left-handed pitching.

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Red Sox | Mookie Betts hitless in return

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:21:48 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) was hitless in five at-bats in his return to the lineup Monday, July 25, against the Detroit Tigers in his return to the lineup after missing two games due to a sore right knee.

Fantasy Tip: Despite the hitless performance it appears safe to get Betts back into the active fantasy lineup.

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Red Sox | Drew Pomeranz loses to Detroit

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:21:16 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Drew Pomeranz allowed two earned runs, four hits and two walks with seven strikeouts over six innings Monday, July 25, against the Detroit Tigers. He threw 64 of his 99 pitches for strikes.

Fantasy Tip: Pomeranz was much better in his second outing with the team after getting bounced around by San Francisco last time out. He'll get it going once he gets comfortable in Boston, and remains a must-start across all fantasy formats with his 2.84 ERA and 1.12 WHIP.

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Red Sox | Craig Kimbrel closing in on return

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:42:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Craig Kimbrel (knee) will throw a bullpen session Wednesday, July 27, and is lined up to make a rehab appearance Saturday, July 30. He could be activated from the disabled list after the rehab outing.

Fantasy Tip: Kimbrel hasn't been quite as dominant as in past seasons (3.55 ERA and just 17 saves), but he's still a must-own reliever with the upside to provide a top-tier return down the stretch. Continue to stash him in all fantasy settings and be ready to plug him back into your starting lineups once activated.

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


Red Sox | Mookie Betts had knee drained

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:39:49 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) had fluid drained from his knee two days ago, which lead to diminished swelling and less pain. However, manager John Farrell said they "don't fully expect (the fluid) to vanish," which means Betts may need some more days off heading into a tough August schedule.

Fantasy Tip: It's a little concerning for Betts owners, but the fact that he's back in the starting lineup and hitting leadoff Monday should quell any concerns for now. After all, Betts has become one of the more valuable fantasy outfielders with his .307 average, 79 runs scored, 20 home runs, 63 RBI and 16 stolen bases. Get him back into all starting lineups.

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


Red Sox | Mookie Betts back in the leadoff spot

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:36:52 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts (knee) is starting in right field and leading off against Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander Monday, July 25.

Fantasy Tip: Betts is a fantasy star and sits with 79 runs, 20 home runs, 63 RBI, 16 stolen bases and a .307/.345/.534 slash line. Confidently return him to your lineups in all fantasy settings, as he only missed two games with the minor injury.

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


Red Sox | Rick Porcello now 10-0 at home

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:22:48 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Rick Porcello became the first pitcher in 55 years to start a season 10-0 at Fenway Park, allowing five runs, four earned, on six hits while walking one and striking out eight over 6 2/3 innings in a win over the Minnesota Twins Sunday, July 24.

Fantasy Tip: It wasn't his finest outing by any means, but Porcello continues to exceed expectations. He is a must-start player in season-long leagues and a viable option in daily formats when he pitches at home.

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Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez hits another bomb

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:18:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B Hanley Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and two runs scored in an 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins Sunday, July 24, and he has five home runs in his last five games.

Fantasy Tip: His power has come and gone over the course of the year, but he has enjoyed a solid season at the plate overall. He should be starting in season-long leagues, and he is also an option in daily formats while his power stroke is working.

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Abreu William P
Alcantara Mario P
Alvarado Anthony P
Angeloni Chez P
Atkins Mitch 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
Bishop Te Wara C
Blackley Adam P
Bladergroen Ian 1B
Blanke Michael C
Blocker Darren 3B
Boesch Brennan OF
Bogaerts Xander SS
Bradley Jr. Jackie OF
Brahney Kevin P
Brentz Bryce OF
Brooks Deshaun 3B
Broughton Jay P
Buchholz Clay SP
Buller Daniel P
Bumatay Mike P
Butler Daniel C
Carlson Jesse RP
Casillas Ismael P
Castillo Rusney OF
Celestino Miguel P
Chavis Michael SS
Chester David 1B
Chourio Pedro 3B
Cornely John P
Coste Carlos C
Couch Keith RP
Cox Bryce P
Cox Tim P
Craig Allen OF
Crosby Casey RP
Cucinotta Rob 1B
Cuevas Enrique P
Daeges Zach OF
De La Cruz Victor P
Decker Cody INF
DeJesus Emmanuel P
Devers Rafael 3B
Dominguez Chris 3B
Duarte Marco P
Durbin Chris OF
Durbin J.D. P
Elias Roenis SP
Erasmus Justin P
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
Freiman Nate 1B
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
Gilardo Peter C
Gonzalez Alexander P
Gonzalez Ali C
Granadillo Tony INF
Gronkiewicz Lee P
Groome Jason 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 Aaron 3B
Hissey Pete OF
Hoffman Matthew P
Holdzkom Lincoln P
Holt Brock OF
Holtmeyer Joe SP
Holtz Mike RP
Hudson Jennel P
Hull Eric RP
Ibarra Adalberto C
Izquierdo Hansel SP
Jackson Kyle P
Janssen Casey RP
Jimenez Dedgar P
Johnson Brian SP
Jones Andrew P
Jordan Brantley P
Kaminska Kyle P
Kehrt Jeremy P
Kelly Joe SP
Keowen Kade OF
Keylor Cory OF
Khoury Ryan INF
Kimbrel Craig RP
Kopech Michael SP
LaMarre Ryan OF
Lanigan Bobby P
Latimer William P
Lawley Dustin OF
Lawson Ryne P
Layne Tom RP
LeBlanc Lucas OF
Lee David P
Leon Sandy C
Light Pat P
Lin Tzu-Wei SS
Lipsey Carl 2B
Luis Santo P
MacDonald Mike P
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
Martinez Michael 2B
Mathews T.J. RP
Matsuo Terumasa P
Maxwell Blake P
McAllister Cody P
McAvoy Kevin P
McCarthy Mike P
McCarty David 1B
McClain Robert P
McGeary Jack P
McGrath Daniel P
Mendez Roman RP
Miliano Daniel C
Mills Adam P
Minges Tyler OF
Moanaroa Boss 1B
Moncada Yoan 2B
Natale Jeffrey 2B
New Brantley P
Nicolas Michael P
Nye Rodney INF
O'Sullivan Sean SP
Olmsted Michael P
Ortiz David 1B
Otake Hideyoshi RP
Otness John C
Owens Henry SP
Owens Jeremy OF
Padron Jorge OF
Paronto Chad RP
Pedroia Dustin 2B
Peley Josue SS
Pena Miguel P
Perez Oscar C
Perry Patrick C
Phillips Ryan P
Pichardo Kelvin P
Place Jason OF
Pomeranz Drew SP
Porcello Rick SP
Price David SP
Price Matt P
Ramirez Hanley 1B
Ramirez Noe RP
Ramirez Ramon A. RP
Ramos Henry OF
Ramos Victor P
Richardson Jason P
Rigdon Paul SP
Rivera Manuel P
Rodriguez Eduardo SP
Rodriguez Henry X. INF
Rojas Jesus C
Romero Dioscar P
Roque Kenneth SS
Rosario Rainel OF
Rosario Ramses P
Rosenbaum Danny SP
Ross Robbie SP
Rutledge Josh 2B
Sanders David P
Sandoval Pablo 3B
Santeliz Clevelan P
Schmeltzer Jadd P
Schroyer Ryan P
Schwindenhammer Seth OF
Scott Robby P
Shaw Travis 3B
Shepard Brenden P
Shoda Itsuki SP
Smith Carson RP
Solano Emmanuel SS
Solis Ali C
Soto Luis SS
Spigner Chris 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
Vaquedano Jose P
Vargas Juan 3B
Vazquez Christian C
Vazquez Will C
Vogt Corey P
Wagner Mark C
Watanabe Shunsuke P
Workman Brandon SP
Wright Steven SP
Yema Yahmed OF
Yockey Tyler OF
Young Chris OF
Ysla Luis P
Zerpa Armando P
Ziegler Brad RP
Zink James P

Amaro Jr. Ruben TO
Baird Allard TO
Beyeler Arnie TO
Boles Kevin TO
Butterfield Brian TO
Cherington Ben TO
Davis Chili TO
Dombrowski Dave GM
Epperson Chad TO
Farrell John MAN
Febles Carlos TO
Hall Noah TO
Hazen Mike GM
Levangie Dana TO
Lovullo Torey TO
Martinez Pedro TO
McMillon Billy TO
O'Halloran Brian TO
Ochoa Alex TO
Perry Gerald TO
Rodriguez Victor X. TO
Royster Jerry TO
Willis Carl PC
Wren Frank TO

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