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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:58:35 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson is out of the starting lineup for the second consecutive day Saturday, Aug. 1, against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Andrew Heaney. OF Enrique Hernandez will start in center field again and bat eighth.
Fantasy Tip: The Dodgers are facing another left-handed starter, which explains Pederson's ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) absence from the lineup. Hernandez ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) went 2-for-3 with a double Friday, and is an excellent source of cap relief for FantasyScore owners.
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:58:33 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andre Ethier is out of the starting lineup against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Andrew Heaney Saturday, Aug. 1. OF Scott Van Slyke will start in left field for the second consecutive game and bat cleanup.
Fantasy Tip: Ethier ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is sitting out because the Dodgers are facing their second left-handed starter in as many contests. Van Slyke ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) went 1-for-5 with a double and two runs scored Friday, and is hitting .286 versus lefties in 42 at-bats this season. He's a good value play in FantasyScore this afternoon for owners looking for an inexpensive outfielder.
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:31:16 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Greinke ($9.800, 19.6% of cap) leads the majors with a 1.41 ERA and has a 23-5 home record at Dodger Stadium. He is a must start in all fantasy formats, but Greinke is particularly deadly at home.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:15:49 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Andre Ethier is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Hector Santiago Friday, July 31. OF Scott Van Slyke will start in left field and bat cleanup.
Fantasy Tip: Ethier ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is out of the lineup because the team is facing a left-handed pitcher. Van Slyke ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) is batting .282 with two home runs and five RBIs in 39 at-bats versus southpaws this season, making him a nice sleeper play in FantasyScore.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:12:24 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Hector Santiago Friday, July 31. OF Enrique Hernandez will start in center field and bat eighth.
Fantasy Tip: Pederson ($5,200, 10.4% of cap) finds himself riding the pine tonight due to the fact that the team is facing a left-handed pitcher. Hernandez ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is batting .346 with four RBIs during the month of July and can be viewed in FantasyScore as a productive means of salary cap relief.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:34:06 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Guerrero ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) has upside, but he is also sporting a .176/.189/.315 slash line over his past 50 games. FantasyScore players should consider him a high-risk, high-reward flier, and while seasonal owners could take a speculative dice roll on his fleeting opportunity, they'll want to keep expectations in check.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:29:49 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Expect Turner ($5,300, 10.6% of cap) to miss two weeks, at the most, and it is unlikely he'll require a minor league rehab assignment. Continue to monitor the situation, and expect Alex Guerrero ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) to see the majority of starts at third base with Turner out.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:15:02 -0700
Fantasy Tip: While it is never ideal to have a player miss time, Turner ($5,300, 10.6% of cap) isn't dealing with an injury that'll significantly impact his baseball activities, such as a knee, shoulder or hand injury would. Continue to check back for updates.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:13 -0700
Fantasy Tip: With the additions of Alex Wood and Mat Latos, Bolsinger was bumped from the rotation. Bolsinger can be dropped in the majority of leagues, but he is also likely the next man up, if there is an injury to the Los Angeles rotation.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:55:40 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners will want to check back for a return timeline for Turner ($5,300, 10.6% of cap). He has emerged as a legit force this season, and over the past two seasons no one has a higher wOBA (.420) than he does against right-handed pitchers. Expect Alex Guerrero ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) to receive the majority of starts at third base, but the young slugger's offense has fell off the map since his hot start to the season. Guerrero has a .176/.189/.315 slash line over his past 50 games.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:15:22 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw (hip) will not start Friday, July 31. Instead, SP Zack Greinke will start against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Friday. Kershaw will pitch against the Angels Saturday, Aug. 1.
Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Kershaw ($9,700, 19.4% of cap) in all fantasy formats Friday, and ensure Greinke ($9,800, 19.6% of cap) is in your starting lineups in seasonal leagues. At FantasyScore, Greinke should be viewed as a top-tier arm with risk. The Angels boast a capable offense, and Greinke is the most expensive player in the entire player pool. Still, Greinke should be on your radar.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:25:41 -0700
Fantasy Tip: There is no indication of the severity of the Dodgers' interest, and they may just be kicking tires. Carrasco ($7,200, 14.4% of cap) would receive a nice boost moving to the National League, but fantasy owners will want to wait for an official announcement and not make any hasty decisions.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:31:42 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Morse ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) managed just a .214 batting average in 173 plate appearances for the Miami Marlins this season. He is still just 33, and he should receive another major-league opportunity, but he likely won't have any fantasy value again this season.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:01:02 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired SP Alex Wood, SP Mat Latos, 1B Michael Morse, RP Jim Johnson, RP Luis Avilan, 2B Jose Peraza and SP Bronson Arroyo as part of the a three-way trade with the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves Thursday, July 30. The Braves acquired 2B Hector Olivera, RP Paco Rodriguez, SP Zachary Bird and a draft choice, and the Marlins added SP Kevin Guzman, SP Jeff Brigham and RP Victor Araujo.
Fantasy Tip: Wood ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) and Latos ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) receive a huge boost starting for a strong team, which boasts an excellent offense and bullpen. They can both be started with confidence in the majority of matchups. Morse ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has struggled significantly this season, and he will have a tough time receiving enough at-bats to tip the fantasy scales. Johnson goes from closing duties in Atlanta to being a set-up arm for the Dodgers, and he is nothing more than a desperation saves stash, as he is unlikely even the next man up.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:45:57 -0700
Atlanta Braves 2B Jose Peraza is included in the proposed deal with SP Alex Wood, RP Jim Johnson and RP Luis Avilan headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Miami Marlins would send SP Mat Latos and 1B Michael Morse to the Dodgers as well. The Marlins would receive P Jeff Brigham, P Victor Araujo and P Kevin Guzman. The Braves would receive RP Paco Rodriguez and 2B Hector Olivera.
Fantasy Tip: The deal is still pending because of physicals. Peraza probably doesn't have a role with the Dodgers this season, but he's a dynasty league commodity. Jim Johnson would lose much of his fantasy value as a setup man in LA. Arodys Vizcaino is expected to be the front runner to close in Atlanta if the deal goes through.
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