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Indians | Michael Brantley picking up pace

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:15:40 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals.

Fantasy Tip: Dr. Smooth ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) has picked up two or more hits in six of the past 17 games, hitting safely in 14 games during the stretch. More importantly for FantasyScore players he has five doubles, four home runs and 13 RBIs over the past 15 games.

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Indians | Yan Gomes drives in three runs

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:15:11 -0700

Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals, finishing with a total of three RBIs.

Fantasy Tip: Gomes ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) has started to pick it up offensively, going 8-for-27 (.296) over the past eight games, raising his average from .218 to .230 just since July 18. He has eight RBIs over the past nine games, making him a somewhat attractive and cheap play in FantasyScore.

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Indians | Giovanny Urshela working on streak

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:14:33 -0700

Cleveland Indians 3B Giovanny Urshela had a pair of hits, including a solo home run, Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals.

Fantasy Tip: Urshela ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) has hit safely in eight straight games, and he has four extra-base hits during the span. At this price level he is worth a look in FantasyScore, especially if you want to load up on pitching or other batter spots.

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Indians | Four-hit game for Michael Bourn

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:14:03 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Bourn had a double and three singles in five trips to the plate Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals, scoring a pair of runs.

Fantasy Tip: It hasn't been the most productive season for Bourn ($2,800, 5.6% of cap), but he has shown some signs of life lately. Since July 18 he is 11-for-26 (.423), raising his average from .222 to .242. FantasyScore players might find him to be a decent bargain, just don't expect much in the way of power.

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Indians | Career high for Francisco Lindor

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:13:05 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Francisco Lindor went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals, finishing with a career-high four RBIs.

Fantasy Tip: The switch-hitting rookie Lindor ($4,100, 8.2% of cap) entered the month with just one homer, but he has two in the past three days for a total of seven RBIs. However, all but one of his season's homers have come at home, and the Indians hit the road for a six-game trip, so FantasyScore players might want to hold off on using him until the team returns to C-Town.

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Indians | Jason Kipnis stays hot at home

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:11:07 -0700

Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI Wednesday, July 29, against the Kansas City Royals. It was his third three-hit game of the three-game series.

Fantasy Tip: Kipnis ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) is hitting a robust .376 at home this season, posting 20 doubles, four triples, four home runs and 23 RBI with an OPS well over 1.000. Unfortunately, the Indians hit the road for six games, but he is still hitting a respectable .291 with a .749 OPS on the road. FantasyScore owners have been loving him lately.

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Indians | Corey Kluber goes the distance

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:09:17 -0700

Cleveland Indians SP Corey Kluber allowed just one earned run with five hits and one walk while striking out six in a complete game win against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, July 29. It was his second complete game of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Kluber ($8,800, 17.6% of cap) was 0-3 against the Royals this season, so his performance was a bit of a surprise for FantasyScore players. He has lasted at least 6 2/3 innings in eight straight outings, and he has at least five strikeouts in all of those performances. Win or lose, he continues to produce defense stat lines.

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Indians | Nick Swisher continues rehab

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:08:44 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher (knee) will continue his minor-league rehab assignment during the big club's six-game road trip. He has been on the 15-day disabled list since June 14.

Fantasy Tip: Swisher is too brittle to rely upon in FantasyScore these days. If and when he does return, if he can play at least five games in a row without any setbacks, then you can trust him again.

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Indians | CLE interested in Carlos Gomez

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:28:31 -0700

The Cleveland Indians appear to have strong interest in trading for Milwaukee Brewers OF Carlos Gomez.

Fantasy Tip: Unlike several of the other teams that have expressed interest in Gomez ($5,400, 10.8% of cap), the Indians are not in playoff contention, so a potential acquisition would be made with next season in mind. Gomez is in the third year of a four-year deal worth $28.3 million. Entering play Wednesday, July 29, he was hitting .266 with eight home runs and 43 RBIs through 73 games.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Joel Sherman


Indians | Tyler Holt draws a start

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:16:23 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Tyler Holt is hitting ninth Wednesday, July 29, against Kansas City Royals SP Jeremy Guthrie.

Fantasy Tip: Holt hit .286 with no homers, 24 RBI and 20 steals in 76 games at Triple-A. He's not a a good option on FantasyScore right now, but with David Murphy gone, he could be in the near future.

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Indians | CLE interested in Marcell Ozuna

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:54:57 -0700

Miami Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna is a trade target for the Cleveland Indians. They're one of many teams interested in the outfielder, who is hitting .344 with four home runs and eight RBIs in 17 games since being banished to the minors.

Fantasy Tip: A move to Cleveland, or any other organization, would be welcome news for Ozuna, as it appears the Marlins are keeping him in NOLA due to monetary reasons.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson


Indians | Mike Aviles starting at 2B

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:10:14 -0700

Cleveland Indians SS Mike Aviles is starting at second base and hitting ninth against Kansas City Royals SP Chris D. Young Tuesday, July 28. 2B Jason Kipnis is serving as the designated hitter after the team traded OF David Murphy prior to the game.

Fantasy Tip: Aviles ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) doesn't have much appeal in daily games while hitting near the bottom of the batting order. However, he could see more playing time for the Indians after the departure of Murphy. Take note in deep mixed leagues if you need depth or a dual-position threat.

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Indians | David Murphy dealt for prospect

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:06:56 -0700

The Cleveland Indians dealt OF David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Tuesday, July 28, and they received SS Eric Stamets in return.

Fantasy Tip: Stamets hasn't played above Class AA in his professional career, and he's unlikely to see the major leagues this season. Ryan Raburn ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) should receive the biggest boost in playing time, and he can offer some cap relief on FantasyScore, against left-handed pitching.

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Indians | Yan Gomes not playing

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:56:24 -0700

Cleveland Indians C Yan Gomes is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 28. C Roberto Perez is starting and hitting seventh against Kansas City Royals SP Chris D. Young.

Fantasy Tip: Perez ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) is hitting only .230 (29-for-126) this year with five home runs and 16 RBI. Even against a pitcher like Young, Perez isn't a strong candidate for your daily lineups.

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Marlins | Indians pitchers on the block?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:45:39 -0700

Cleveland Indians SPs Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar could be being scouted by the Miami Marlins, according to the Miami Herald's Clark Spencer. The Marlins have scouts in Cleveland.

Fantasy Tip: The Marlins will lose two-thirds of their rotation, Mat Latos and Dan Haren, to free agency after the 2015 season. Pitching in the National League in spacious Marlins Park, which ranks 19th in runs scored, would benefit any pitcher and especially two with the strikeout ability of Carrasco and Salazar.

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Cleveland Indians Player News

Adams Austin RP
Aguilar Jesus 1B
Aiken Brady P
Alcombrack Robert C
Alfaro Jason INF
Allen Cody RP
Alvarado Ramon OF
Alwert Garrett P
Amaya Jose P
Anderson Cody SP
Anderson Cody P
Andrade Brett P
Angulo Argenis P
Anthony Ryan P
Aquino Jayson P
Armendariz David OF
Armstrong Corteze OF
Arnal Cristo INF
Ashabraner Robert P
Aviles Mike SS
Baker Dylan P
Banwart Travis SP
Bauer Trevor SP
Blair Ryan OF
Bonser Boof P
Boss Torsten OF
Bourn Michael OF
Brandenburg Adam P
Brantley Michael OF
Branyan Russell 1B
Brech Alan P
Brettl Jimmy P
Brown Matt OF
Brown Mitch P
Bryson Rob P
Bunkelman Cody P
Bunton Nathan P
Burns Edwin P
Buscher Brian 3B
Butia Michael OF
Buzachero Bubbie P
Cabral Noel P
Calderon Kevin C
Camacaro Armando C
Campfield Garrison P
Carlin Brett P
Carlson Ben 1B
Carrasco Carlos SP
Chang Yu-Cheng P
Chauncey Clint C
Chavez Jose SS
Chen Chun-Hsiu C
Chiang Shao-Ching P
Childs Dwight C
Chisenhall Lonnie 3B
Choi Hyang-nam P
Choy Foo Rodney SS
Ciriaco Audy SS
Cleto Jeffry P
Cleveland Brett P
Clevinger Michael SP
Collins Kyle P
Cowley Thomas P
Creps Austin P
Crockett Kyle P
Cruz Grofy 3B
Cumberbatch Cirilo OF
Davis Adam INF
DeGeorge Dan INF
Delage William P
Denham Jason OF
Deters James P
Dischler Tony P
Dixon Kevin P
Douglass Sean SP
Drennen John OF
Dunatov Jordan P
Durrington Trent INF
Edmundson Kelly C
Eisenberg Michael P
Evans Kyle P
Fairchild Richard P
Fedroff Tim OF
Fields Aaron INF
Finegan Brian INF
Finocchi Michael P
Flores Osiel C
Floyd Gavin SP
Foley Travis P
Fonseca Guido P
Fontanez Kevin INF
Fornasiere Matt INF
Frawley Casey INF
Frazier Clint OF
Frega Daniel P
Gallas Anthony OF
Gil Jerry P
Goleski Ryan OF
Gomes Yan C
Gonzalez Erik 3B
Graham Connor P
Grening Brian P
Grube Jarrett SP
Haad Yamid C
Haase Eric C
Hagadone Nick RP
Haley Trey P
Halverson Brady P
Hankins Todd INF
Harper Kyle P
Harris Jeff P
Harris Joshua P
Hayes Brett C
Head Jerad OF
Head Louis P
Head Stephen 1B
Hernandez Luis 2B
Hernandez Michel C
Hernandez Mike P
Herr Aaron 2B
Herrera Javi C
Hiser Charles OF
Holmes Justin SS
Holt Jonathan P
Holt Tyler OF
House T.J. SP
Howard Dillon P
Hoyman Justin P
Ison Bobby OF
Jecman Mark P
Jenkins Justin OF
Johnson Jeff P
Jones Hunter SS
Juhl Brian C
King Daryl OF
Kinning Brett INF
Kipnis Jason 2B
Kluber Corey SP
Knippschild Charles P
Kobayashi Kota P
Lacy Adam C
Landis Kyle P
Lara Juan P
LaRocca Greg 3B
Larrison Preston P
Lavisky Alex C
Lawson Matt 2B
Lebron Willy P
Lee C.C. RP
Linares Leandro P
Lincoln Roger P
Lindor Francisco SS
Loberg Matthew P
Loop Derrick P
Lowery Jake C
Lubrano Paul P
Luderer Brian C
Lunette Andy 2B
Lytle Andrew SS
Mackowiak Rob OF
Magee Wendell OF
Mahalic Joey P
Manship Jeff RP
Marceau Pierre-Luc P
Marcum Shaun SP
Marmol Carlos RP
Maronde Nick RP
Martinez Michael 2B
Mastny Tom RP
McAllister Zach SP
McClure D'Vone OF
McGuire Mike P
Mead Kaimi P
Merrell Cody 3B
Miller Adam RP
Miltenberger Daniel P
Molleken Dustin P
Moncrief Carlos P
Montero Lucas OF
Moore Adam C
Morales Daniel P
Morel Luis P
Morris Ryan P
Mortensen Trevor OF
Moss Brandon OF
Mouton Lyle OF
Murata Toru P
Naquin Tyler OF
Nash Chris INF
Neal Blaine RP
Newson Randy P
Niesel Chris P
Nixon Robert P
Nottingham Shawn P
Ortega Jose SS
Osborn Pat 3B
Packer Matt SP
Padron Raul C
Palincsar Tim OF
Paredes Edward P
Pasquale Nicholas P
Paulino Dorssys SS
Pekarek Justin P
Pennington Todd P
Perez Roberto C
Pesco Nick P
Peterson Derrick INF
Petrucci Nicholas 3B
Popham Marty P
Pote Lou P
Price Bryan C. RP
Pry Jeffrey P
Raburn Ryan OF
Radeke Mason P
Ramirez Jose 2B
Ramsey James OF
Ray Kenny P
Rayborn Kenny P
Realini Dustin 3B
Recknagel Nate 1B
Reyes Argenis 2B
Rieck Garret P
Roberts Josh C
Roberts Will SP
Robinson Matt P
Roddy Dustin P
Rodriguez Jason INF
Roehl Scott P
Rohlinger Ryan 3B
Rojas Carlos SS
Romero J.C. RP
Rosario Gregorio P
Roth Michael SP
Ruiz Brian OF
Rzepczynski Marc RP
Sabourin Jerrud INF
Sadler Carl P
Salazar Danny SP
Sanchez Karexon INF
Sanders Brandt P
Sands Jerry OF
Santana Carlos 1B
Santos Angel INF
Schau Adrian P
Serna Casey INF
Sever Joseph INF
Shaw Bryan RP
Sheffield Justus P
Shive Andrew P
Simpson Brock OF
Sisco Jake P
Slocum Brian P
Smit Jason INF
Smith Jordan OF
Smith Kyle X. INF
Smith Steven P
Soto Giovanni P
Sowers Jeremy SP
Stamets Eric SS
Stiller Erik P
Stockman Landon P
Stoneburner Davis SS
Sturdevant Tyler RP
Swarzak Anthony RP
Swisher Nick 1B
Szabo Marshall 2B
Taylor Brandon P
Thompson Mark SS
Thrower Jake INF
Tomlin Josh RP
Tseng Sung-Wei P
Tsuchida Takuya OF
Turek Travis P
Urshela Giovanny 3B
Valdez Juan OF
Valencia Victor C
von Schamann Duke P
Wallace Chris C
Walters Zach SS
Washington LeVon OF
Weathers Casey P
Webb Ryan RP
Wetmore Kirk P
White Adam OF
Whitenack Robert SP
Williams Jonathan P
Wolters Tony C
Young Jason SP
Young Russell P
Young Tim P
Zerbe Chad RP
Zimmer Bradley OF

Alomar Jr. Sandy TO
Antonetti Chris GM
Atkins Ross TO
Belcher Tim TO
Bere Jason PC
Callaway Mickey PC
Chernoff Mike TO
Erickson Scott TO
Everett Adam TO
Francona Terry MAN
Fryman Travis TO
Gillispie Paul TO
Hargrove Mike TO
Hawkins Carter TO
Karsay Steve TO
Miller Dave TO
Mills Bradley TO
Nagy Charles TO
Niebla Ruben PC
Quatraro Matt TO
Rodriguez Edwin TO
Sarbaugh Mike TO
Shapiro Mark TO
Tolman Tim TO
Van Burkleo Ty TO
Wiedenbauer Tom TO

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