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Dodgers | Howie Kendrick the odd-man out

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:59:39 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is not in the starting lineup Friday, April 29. 2B Chase Utley is starting at the keystone and hitting leadoff against San Diego Padres SP Cesar Vargas.

Fantasy Tip: Utley is off to a fine start, hitting .307 with five RBI in 75 at-bats. As long as he stays hot, Kendrick will likely lose playing time against right-handed pitchers, especially since he's only hitting .135/.151/.135. It's becoming harder to justify holding Kendrick in mixed affairs. Utley is a fine selection for daily rosters tonight against Vargas, who is making just his second major league start and first on the road.

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Dodgers | Kenta Maeda touched up

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:52:50 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Kenta Maeda allowed four runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out five over 6 2/3 innings against the Miami Marlins Thursday, April 28.

Fantasy Tip: After allowing just one run through his first four starts, Maeda had a rough seventh inning against the Marlins. He still owns excellent numbers overall and should be starting in all formats whenever he takes the mound.

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Dodgers | Justin Turner with a day off

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:59:52 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner is not in the starting lineup Thursday, April 28. 2B Howie Kendrick is starting at the hot corner and is hitting seventh against Miami Marlins SP Jose Fernandez.

Fantasy Tip: Kendrick is a daily pick tonight that you'll want to avoid. He's facing one of the more electric arms in the big leagues, and Kendrick comes into the game with a meager slash line of .143/.160/.143 with no homers or RBI in 49 at-bats.

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Dodgers | Chase Utley receives night off

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:46:28 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Chase Utley is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 27, opposite Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino.

Fantasy Tip: It's a lefty on the mound, so Utley gets the night off. Howie Kendrick is holding down the fort at second tonight, but with a .156/.174/.156 line through his first 45 at-bats, it's hard to trust him right now in any matchup.

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Dodgers | Corey Seager moved to fifth

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:19:10 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SS Corey Seager is batting fifth in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 27, opposite Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino.

Fantasy Tip: Pretty interesting adjustment from manager Dave Roberts, as he has Yasiel Puig hitting in Seager's usual No. 2 hole. The 22-year-old sensation has put together an underwhelming .247/.303/.407 line thus far, so the intent of this move could be to take some pressure off Seager. This could also benefit his owners, as he should ideally see more runners on base in his at-bats. Puig owners get a boost, too, if he continues hitting second.

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Dodgers | Joc Pederson gets night off again

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:18:09 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson (rest) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 27, against Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino. OF Trayce Thompson is in his place in center field and batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: For the second time in three days, Pederson finds himself on the bench, which isn't all that surprising with a left-hander on the mound. Thompson fared well in his last start on Monday, when he collected two hits, including a homer, so he might have some potential here for daily fantasy owners seeking a fine low-price bat from tonight's full slate.

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Dodgers | Zach Lee back in minors

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:09:58 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zach Lee was optioned back to the minors when OF Carl Crawford (back) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 26.

Fantasy Tip: Lee didn't even throw a single pitch in the big leagues when he was up and in the bullpen for the Dodgers. He's one of the Dodgers' top pitching prospects, though, so keep an eye on him in NL-only and dynasty formats. In three starts for Class AAA Oklahoma City this year, he is 3-0 with a 1.56 ERA and 14 K's in 17 1/3 innings.

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Dodgers | Brandon McCarthy throws bullpen

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:36:52 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon McCarthy (elbow) threw a bullpen session for team officials Tuesday, April 26.

Fantasy Tip: While he's still months away from his return, this is still a positive development for the veteran right-hander, who should join the Dodgers at some point during the summer after recovering from last year's Tommy John surgery. McCarthy merits attention as he gets closer, given his fine track record in the big leagues.

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Dodgers | Carl Crawford to have starts limited

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:09:25 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford isn't expected to play more than three or four times per week because of his injury history, according to manager Dave Roberts.

Fantasy Tip: Crawford's injury history is extensive, and he just returned from a stint on the DL this week. He's likely to platoon with Enrique Hernandez and maybe even Howie Kendrick, so Crawford should only be owned and used in cavernous mixed and NL-only leagues.

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Dodgers | Howie Kendrick out of lineup

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:45:00 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 2B Howie Kendrick is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, April 26. 2B Chase Utley is starting at second base and is batting leadoff against Miami Marlins SP Tom Koehler.

Fantasy Tip: With Carl Crawford back from the DL, Kendrick could see even less playing time now as he splits time between left field and second base. That'll obviously hurt his value in mixed leagues, but he still has usefulness across most counting categories when he's in the lineup for the Blue.

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Dodgers | Carl Crawford returns to lineup

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:39:12 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Carl Crawford (back) has returned from the disabled list and is starting in left field and batting seventh against Miami Marlins SP Tom Koehler Tuesday, April 26.

Fantasy Tip: The aging Crawford returns from his latest DL stint, and he figures to have the strong end of a platoon in left field with Enrique Hernandez and possibly even Howie Kendrick at times. Crawford's injuries the last several seasons have facilitated a decline in his power and speed numbers. He's really only worth rostering these days in cavernous mixed and NL-only leagues.

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Dodgers | Hyun-Jin Ryu to throw Tuesday

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:14:40 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (groin, shoulder) will throw a 20-25 pitch bullpen session Tuesday, April 26.

Fantasy Tip: Ryu suffered a setback about a week ago after straining his groin, so this is positive news that he's able to move forward and start throwing again. If for some reason he's out there on any waiver wires, he's worth claiming right away for his potential, as he's put together a very nice major league track record since first joining the Dodgers in 2013.

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Dodgers | Joc Pederson gets night off

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:36:37 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson (rest) will not be in the starting lineup Monday, April 25, versus Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen. OF Trayce Thompson is getting the start in center field and batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: It's just a regular day off for the third-year outfielder, who had registered at least one hit in six of his past seven ballgames. Thompson gets the nod in his place, and while he showed some notable potential last year as a rookie, he hasn't really done anything of note just yet in his sophomore campaign. Owners can find better low-price options for daily games tonight.

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Dodgers | Justin Turner back, batting cleanup

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:11:01 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers 3B Justin Turner (toe) is back in the lineup at third base and batting cleanup Monday, April 25, versus Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen.

Fantasy Tip: Turner missed a couple of games over the weekend at Coors Field, but it appears he's now over his toe ailment. With the Dodgers sitting some of their regulars this evening, Turner will have extra responsibilities to shoulder, and thus could be a fine low-price option in daily fantasy games. He's still yet to launch his first home run of the year, however, after registering a career-high 16 long balls last season.

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Dodgers | Enrique Hernandez leading off

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:05:36 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Enrique Hernandez is starting in left field and batting leadoff Monday, April 25, against Miami Marlins SP Wei-Yin Chen.

Fantasy Tip: Hernandez could be critical for the Dodgers tonight, as Adrian Gonzalez, Corey Seager, Joc Pederson and Chase Utley are all out of the lineup this evening. He's quietly putting together a fine season, hitting .325 with two home runs and eight RBI thus far. As a result, he may have some upside to offer in daily games for Monday's 13-game slate.

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