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Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez talks shoulder injury

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:48:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) said his right should have been bothering him for weeks.

Fantasy Tip: As noted in a previous tip, Ramirez's ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) production has been hurting fantasy owners for weeks. He has a .193/.223/.333 slash line since Wednesday, July 1, and at this point, it isn't out of the question to bench him in all seasonal leagues until he shows signs of life at the dish.

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


Yankees | Mark Teixeira out for Red Sox series

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:41:09 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (shin) has returned to New York to undergo further tests and is not expected to play during the series against the Boston Red Sox, according to manager Joe Girardi.

Fantasy Tip: Greg Bird ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) will continue to see everyday at-bats for the duration of Teixeira's ($5,300, 10.6% of cap) absence. Continue to be patient with Teixeira in seasonal formats, but it isn't out of the question to replace him if you need production in the now. Check back for updates.

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


Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia still eyeing Sept. 10

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:31:51 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) has received clearance to ramp up his his baseball activities to the next level and remains on track to return around Thursday, Sept. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Pedroia ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) is worth stashing in all formats, but how often his plays and how much production he returns remains to be seen. All said, you'll want to keep your expectations in check. Additionally, Brock Holt ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) will see a reduced role when Pedroia returns.

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


Yankees | Chris Young batting second vs. Red Sox

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:56:19 -0700

New York Yankees OF Chris Young is starting in left field and batting second against Boston Red Sox SP Eduardo Rodriguez Monday, Aug. 31. OF Brett Gardner is not in the starting lineup Monday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Gardner ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) in all fantasy formats Monday. The veteran is struggling mightily, too, with a disappointing .200/.298/.250 slash line in August. Young ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) is a lefty specialist and owns a .331/.389/.619 line against southpaws for the season. He is a strong FantasyScore play Monday.

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


Red Sox | Blake Swihart sitting out vs. Yankees

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:52:24 -0700

Boston Red Sox C Blake Swihart is not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 31. C Ryan Hanigan is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Monday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid the surging Swihart ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Monday. His seasonal stock is rising, as the rookie owns a .373/.439/.492 slash line through 17 games in August. FantasyScore players shouldn't view Hanigan ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) as anything more than a low-priced flier Monday.

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


Red Sox | Still no Hanley Ramirez

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:41:37 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 31. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is starting in left field and batting ninth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Monday.

Fantasy Tip: Rusney Castillo ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) is also in the lineup, and stands as an excellent value play alongside Bradley ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) at FantasyScore Monday. After all, Nova ($6,100, 12.2% of cap) owns a 7.17 ERA over his past four starts. Ramirez ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) has been a serious disappointment dating back to the beginning of July, as he owns a .193/.223/.333 slash line since. He has only played 14 games in August, too.

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


Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia to see doctor

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:14:17 -0700

Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (hamstring) will see a doctor Monday, Aug. 31, as he continues recovery from his injury.

Fantasy Tip: Pedroia ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) could return here soon, but the team may go easy on him when he comes back. It's worth keeping an eye on this situation.

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


Red Sox | David Ortiz moves up HR ladder

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:47:57 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz hit his 494th career home run, moving past Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff into 27th on the all-time list.

Fantasy Tip: This is a nice honor for Ortiz ($5,100, 10.2% of cap), who is hitting .345-7-19 but has a .200 average in the past seven days. Leave Ortiz in your lineup when he faces right-handed pitching, as that's where he does the most damage.

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


Red Sox | Jean Machi named closer for BOS

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:09:45 -0700

Boston Red Sox RP Jean Machi has been named the team's closer, according to interim manager Torey Lovullo. RP Junichi Tazawa, who had been closing games, will return to his eighth-inning role.

Fantasy Tip: Entering play Sunday, Aug. 30, Machi was 1-0 with a 1.39 ERA and three saves through 46 games this season. He should be grabbed in AL-only and deep mixed leagues if you are desperate for saves.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNNE.com - Sean McAdam


Mets | Travis d'Arnaud sitting out vs. Red Sox

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:52:08 -0700

New York Mets C Travis d'Arnaud is not in the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 30. C Anthony Recker is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Boston Red Sox SP Wade Miley Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid d'Arnaud ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Sunday. Recker ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is nothing more than a desperation source of cap relief at FantasyScore Sunday, and you should probably aim higher.

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Mets | No Yoenis Cespedes vs. Red Sox

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:40:46 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes is not in the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 30. OF Juan Lagares is playing center field and leading off against Boston Red Sox SP Wade Miley Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Cespedes ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) in all fantasy formats Sunday. He has eight home runs and 23 RBI through his 26 games with the Mets. Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) stands as a potential value play at FantasyScore Sunday, as he has performed extremely well when called upon of late. Lagares has a .327/.340/.571 slash line over his last 50 plate appearances, and he owns the handedness advantage.

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Red Sox | David Ortiz starting at first base

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:34:31 -0700

Boston Red Sox 1B David Ortiz is playing first base and batting fourth against New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard Sunday, Aug. 30. 1B Travis Shaw is not in the starting lineup Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Without a designated hitter option in the road series at New York, the Red Sox have swapped in Ortiz ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) at first base for two games. The veteran slugger has been on fire in August and owns a .345/.427/.679 slash line with seven home runs. In fact, Ortiz currently has exactly seven home runs in each of the past three months after hitting just six through April and May. He is a risky FantasyScore play Sunday, though. Shaw ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) will return to regular at-bats next week, and he is worth a look in the majority of seasonal leagues.

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


Red Sox | Rusney Castillo hitting sixth vs. Mets

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:26:05 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo is playing right field and batting sixth against New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard Sunday, Aug. 30. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. is not in the starting lineup Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Castillo ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) is having a monster second half. He has a .352/.387/.568 slash line with 19 runs, four home runs and 19 RBI over 25 games. He isn't playing every day, though, so his seasonal value is limited as a result. FantasyScore owners will likely want to look elsewhere Sunday, too, as Syndergaard ($7,900, 15.8% of cap) has been stingy at home this seaosn. Bradley ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) has been playing well, but his seasonal value is also capped platooning with Castillo in right field.

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


Red Sox | No Hanley Ramirez vs. Mets

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:19:45 -0700

Boston Red Sox OF Hanley Ramirez (shoulder) is not in the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 30. OF Alejandro De Aza is playing left field and batting eighth against New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Ramirez ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) has been out since Wednesday, Aug. 26, as he seems to be battling a continuous string of injuries. Seasonal owners will want to remain patient. The injury isn't expected to be serious. Typically, De Aza ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) is a worthy FantasyScore flier, but Snydergaard ($7,900, 15.8% of cap) owns a sub-2.00 ERA at Citi Field, so you should be able to find better value in daily contests Sunday.

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


Red Sox | Another solid outing for Joe Kelly

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:32:06 -0700

Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly allowed one run on five hits in 7 1/3 innings in a win over the New York Mets Saturday, Aug. 29.

Fantasy Tip: Kelly ($6,100, 12.2% of cap) won all six of his starts this month, and he has allowed two runs or less in five straight outings. He is worth a look as a cheap starting option at FantasyScore right now.

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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
Hudson Jennel P
Hull Eric RP
Ibarra Adalberto C
Izquierdo Hansel SP
Jackson Kyle P
Jimenez Dedgar P
Jimenez Luis 3B
Johnson Brian SP
Jones Andrew P
Jordan Brantley P
Kaminska Kyle P
Kehrt Jeremy P
Kelly Joe SP
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Keylor Cory OF
Khoury Ryan INF
Lanigan Bobby P
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
McClain Robert P
McGeary Jack P
McGrath Daniel P
Miley Wade SP
Miliano Daniel C
Mills Adam P
Minges Tyler OF
Moanaroa Boss 1B
Molina Nestor SP
Moncada Yoan SS
Natale Jeffrey 2B
New Brantley P
Nicolas Michael P
Nye Rodney INF
Ogando Alexi RP
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Ortiz David 1B
Otake Hideyoshi RP
Otness John C
Owens Henry SP
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Padron Jorge OF
Paronto Chad RP
Pedroia Dustin 2B
Peguero Carlos OF
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
Santeliz Clevelan P
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
Vaquedano Jose P
Vargas Juan 3B
Varvaro Anthony RP
Vazquez Christian C
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
Dipoto Jerry TO
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Epperson Chad TO
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Levangie Dana TO
Lovullo Torey TO
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