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Red Sox | Brock Holt may not return to LF

Mon, 30 May 2016 05:26:35 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Brock Holt (concussion) may be used as a utility player once he returns from his concussion, according to head coach John Farrell. Holt was the starting left fielder before the injury but may be more valuable playing at multiple positions moving forward.

Fantasy Tip: Holt has the ability to play nearly all of the positions, which makes him a valuable player for the manager. He probably would not be an everyday player if he is used as a utility player but should see solid playing time. Holt is hitting only .239 this season but should be owned in deeper mixed leagues.

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


Red Sox | David Ortiz expects to play

Mon, 30 May 2016 05:04:42 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz (foot) said he expects to play Monday, May 30, after he was scratched from the starting lineup Sunday, May 29, because of a foot injury. Ortiz underwent an MRI on his foot Sunday but it was negative.

Fantasy Tip: It appears that Ortiz is dealing with a minor injury and should return to the lineup in the next few days. Ortiz is off to a tremendous start in his final season and should be a starting option in all leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Evan Drellich


Red Sox | Relief win for Clay Buchholz

Sun, 29 May 2016 16:27:51 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz picked up his first win in relief since 2008, allowing one hit and striking out one in a scoreless inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, May 29.

Fantasy Tip: Buchholz will be coming out of the bullpen for the foreseeable future with Eduardo Rodriguez set to return to the rotation. You can probably cut Buchholz loose in all formats for now.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


Red Sox | Koji Uehara picks up save

Sun, 29 May 2016 16:23:04 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara picked up his first save of the season Sunday, May 29, striking out two in a perfect inning against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Fantasy Tip: Craig Kimbrell threw 39 pitches and blew the save the day before, so it wasn't a surprise to see Uehara close things out. The pitch count likely dictated the decision, and Kimbrell's job isn't in jeopardy.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz scratched

Sun, 29 May 2016 10:11:11 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz (foot) was scratched from the starting lineup Sunday, May 29, because of a possible foot injury. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter. 3B Travis Shaw is starting at first base, while 2B Josh Rutledge is starting at third base and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to see if Ortiz will need to miss multiple games. Rutledge has only two hits in his last five games and should be avoided in fantasy leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Providence Journal - Brian MacPherson


Red Sox | Blake Swihart returns to lineup Sunday

Sun, 29 May 2016 07:22:28 -0700

Boston Red Sox C/OF Blake Swihart is back in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Sunday, May 29, batting ninth and playing left field.

Fantasy Tip: Swihart is just 3-for-19 (.158) since taking over as Boston's everyday left fielder and is batting .171 versus right-handed pitching this season, so he should be avoided in all formats Sunday. However, gaining outfield eligibility will give him an added layer of value in AL-only fantasy leagues.

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Red Sox | Xander Bogaerts on 21-game hit streak

Sat, 28 May 2016 14:42:21 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts stuffed the box score in a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, May 28, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored. Bogaerts' 21-game hitting streak is the longest active run in the majors at the moment.

Fantasy Tip: Bogaerts has registered multiple hits 12 times during the streak, so he's certainly doing more than just getting by. Among a tightly knit group of highly productive shortstops so far this season, the case could certainly be made that Bogaerts has been the best with a .351 average, six homers, 27 RBI, 41 runs and seven steals. If it wasn't already obvious, he's a must-start whenever he takes the field.

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Red Sox | Blake Swihart not starting

Sat, 28 May 2016 07:40:46 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Saturday, May 28. OF Chris Young will start in left field and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Young is hitting .323 with one home run and five RBI in limited playing time this month. Young should have some value in daily fantasy leagues because of his recent production.

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Red Sox | Joe Kelly knocked around

Fri, 27 May 2016 19:22:50 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly allowed five earned runs on nine hits while walking three and striking out eight over 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, May 27.

Fantasy Tip: Consistency has always been an issue for Kelly, and he should be reserved for friendly matchups in daily formats.

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Red Sox | Clay Buchholz heading to the 'pen

Fri, 27 May 2016 14:21:40 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz will pitch out of the bullpen when SP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) returns from the disabled list Tuesday, May 31.

Fantasy Tip: It has been a disastrous 10-game stretch to start the season for Buchholz, as he sits with a 6.35 ERA. He was hardly worth owning in the majority of leagues to begin with, but he should be replaced in all formats now. Sometimes, starting pitchers adapt to the bullpen quickly and become high-end relievers, but you'll want to see it before counting on it with Buchholz.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Evan Drellich


Red Sox | David Ortiz takes a seat

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:24:35 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is not in the starting lineup Friday, May 27. 1B Hanley Ramirez is serving as the designated hitter, while 3B Travis Shaw moves over to first base and is batting cleanup against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. INF Marco Hernandez draws a start at the hot corner and is hitting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: It looks to be just a normal off day for Papi. Make sure to replace him in your daily lineups. Han-Ram and Shaw have been very consistent producers for Boston all year and should remain excellent plays. Hernandez is a true dart throw as a desperation flier in daily games tonight.

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Blue Jays | Ezequiel Carrera leading off vs. Red Sox

Fri, 27 May 2016 13:05:01 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Ezequiel Carrera is starting in right field and batting first against Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly Friday, May 27, with OF Jose Bautista out of the lineup serving a one-game suspension.

Fantasy Tip: Carrera has made the most of his opportunities this season going 16-for-48 with 12 runs and a .843 OPS. He doesn't see enough at-bats to be anything more than a depth piece in cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues, but he does check out as a viable low-priced flier in daily contests Friday.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Shi Davidi


Red Sox | Xander Bogaerts has longest hit streak

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:44:02 -0700

Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts now has the longest hitting streak in the major leagues at 19 games after teammate OF Jackie Bradley Jr.'s streak was snapped after 29 straight.

Fantasy Tip: The 23-year-old enjoyed a nice breakout campaign a year ago, and he's taken it a step further in 2016, as he currently holds a terrific .347/.401/.508 line through 46 ballgames. He also has almost as many home runs (five) as he did all of last season (seven). Keep firing him up if you were able to secure his services on draft day.

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Red Sox | Clay Buchholz leaving rotation?

Thu, 26 May 2016 20:21:52 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz could be removed from the rotation based on comments from manager John Farrell, but no decision has been made or announced.

Fantasy Tip: Buchholz has struggled throughout the year, and even if he remains in the rotation, he isnít worth owning.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Michael Silverman


Red Sox | Jackie Bradley's hit streak ends

Thu, 26 May 2016 19:41:37 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. went hitless in four at-bats against the Colorado Rockies Thursday, May 26, to end his career-best hitting streak at 29 games. Bradley's streak was the longest in the majors this year and ended during his first game batting leadoff this season.

Fantasy Tip: Bradley is batting .341 with eight home runs and 34 RBI in 46 games and makes an excellent outfield option in all fantasy formats. The player who had the second-longest streak in the majors was teammate Xander Bogaerts, who went 1-for-4 with a run scored Thursday to extend his streak to 19 games.

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Abreu William P
Alcantara Mario P
Almonte Jose 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
Coyle Sean 2B
Craig Allen OF
Crosby Casey RP
Cucinotta Rob 1B
Cuevas Enrique P
Daeges Zach OF
De La Cruz Victor P
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
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
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
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
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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
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
Maxwell Justin OF
McAllister Cody P
McAvoy Kevin P
McCarthy Mike P
McCarty David 1B
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McGeary Jack P
McGrath Daniel P
Mendez Roman RP
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Mills Adam P
Minges Tyler OF
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Moncada Yoan SS
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
Porcello Rick SP
Price David SP
Price Matt P
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
Rodriguez Eduardo SP
Rodriguez Henry X. INF
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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
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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
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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
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Wagner Mark C
Watanabe Shunsuke P
Workman Brandon SP
Wright Steven SP
Wright Wesley RP
Yema Yahmed OF
Yockey Tyler OF
Young Chris OF
Ysla Luis P
Zerpa Armando P
Zink James P

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Baird Allard TO
Beyeler Arnie TO
Boles Kevin TO
Butterfield Brian TO
Cherington Ben TO
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Epperson Chad TO
Farrell John MAN
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Lovullo Torey TO
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