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Padres | Derek Norris sitting against Nats

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:05:56 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 27. C Austin Hedges is starting behind the plate and batting eighth against Washington Nationals SP Joe Ross Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) has really struggled this season, and he has been a major disappointment for fantasy owners. He carried a .233 batting average with a respectable 11 home runs and 45 RBI into the All-Star break, but he has emerged with just two home runs and nine RBI since. Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) owns a .197/.240/.283 slash line and is nothing more than a desperation play at FantasyScore Thursday.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin


Padres | No Jedd Gyorko vs. Washington

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:55:10 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 27. 2B Spangenberg is starting at the keystone position and batting second against Washington Nationals SP Joe Ross Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Gyorko ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Thursday. He is having a better second half with seven home runs and 23 RBI over his last 34 games. Owners in deep mixed leagues looking for help in those two categories could take a risk on Gyorko. Spangenberg ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) is a potential low-priced flier for FantasyScore contests Thursday, but his upside is limited.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin


Padres | Matt Kemp sitting vs. Nats

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:48:12 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Matt Kemp is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Aug. 27. OF Travis Jankowski is playing right field and batting first against Washington Nationals SP Joe Ross Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Kemp ($5,300, 10.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Thursday. The veteran has turned it on with seven home runs, 31 RBI and a .306/.366/.522 slash line over 36 games since the All-Star break. Jankowski ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) is 5-for-13 to start his career, and hitting first in the lineup makes him a potential low-priced flier for FantasyScore players Thursday.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin


Padres | Tyson Ross earns win Wednesday

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:48:38 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Tyson Ross (9-9) allowed four runs on six hits over 6 1/3 innings in a victory over the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Aug. 26, with two walks and nine strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Since the All-Star break, Ross ($7,900, 15.8% of cap) is 3-2 with a 3.59 ERA through eight starts. He will make his next appearance Monday, Aug. 31, against the Texas Rangers.

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


Padres | Justin Upton homers twice Wednesday

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:27:56 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs and three RBIs against the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Even after tonight's performance, Upton ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) is batting just .213 with seven home runs away from Petco Park this season. At home, he is hitting .306 with 15 home runs and 40 RBIs.

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Padres | Wil Myers rehab update

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:57:02 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Wil Myers (wrist) hit in the batting cage Wednesday, Aug. 26, and could take live batting practice soon, according to interim manager Pat Murphy.

Fantasy Tip: If all goes well, Myers ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) could return to the San Diego lineup next month. He should continue to be stashed in deeper fantasy leagues.

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Padres | Yonder Alonso out vs. lefty

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:15:45 -0700

San Diego Padres 1B Yonder Alonso is not in the lineup against Washington Nationals left-handed SP Gio Gonzalez Wednesday, Aug. 26. C Derek Norris moves to first base, while C Austin Hedges is behind the plate and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) isn't a bad FantasyScore click against the lefty tonight. He's hitting .289 (28-for-97) against southpaws this season. You should avoid Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap), who has really struggled at the plate all season in his rookie year.

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Padres | Melvin Upton in two-hole

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:10:08 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is starting in center field and hitting second against Washington Nationals SP Gio Gonzalez Wednesday, Aug. 26. OF Travis Jankowski will start on the bench against a lefty.

Fantasy Tip: Upton ($3,200, 6.4% of cap) and Jankowski ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) are basically locked into a platoon in center field now, with Jankowski gaining the strong side of the platoon against righties. Both outfielders have plenty of speed but not much power, and Jankowski's upside is brighter for fantasy owners. Upton remains a low-end outfield option on FantasyScore against a lefty tonight. He's hitting just .217 (10-for-46) with two home runs against them this year.

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Padres | Wil Myers taking grounders

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:43:56 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Wil Myers (wrist) still hasn't been cleared for batting practice, but he is taking ground balls at first base Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Will Myers ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) ever return to the Friars lineup again this year? The Padres are holding out hope he'll return next month, but if you don't have the room on your shallow mixed roster, don't feel bad cutting him. He hasn't played since June 13, and he's unlikely to make much of a fantasy impact in any format with the regular season winding down.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Jedd Gyorko finds seats twice

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:38:51 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko swatted a pair of home runs Tuesday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals. He finished with three RBIs.

Fantasy Tip: Gyorko ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) has powered up with three doubles, four homers and 13 RBIs over the past 11 games since Aug. 10, raising his batting average 10 points. At this price level he is worth a look in FantasyScore until he cools off.

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


Padres | Travis Jankowski hitting ninth on Tuesday

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:31:22 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Travis Jankowski is batting ninth in the lineup Tuesday, Aug. 25, against Washington Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg.

Fantasy Tip: Jankowski ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) has a .556 mark with three RBIs in his first week of action, but he largely hits against right-handed pitching. This will likely stay the same even if Jankowski's bat stays hot, but it's worth keeping an eye on this to see how much time Jankowski takes away from OF Melvin Upton.

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Padres | Derek Norris back in lineup

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:29:04 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris (wrist) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) may need a game or two to get his bat back in line, especially with a wrist injury. Don't go after him on FantasyScore until later in the week, if you can help it.

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Padres | Jedd Gyorko playing shortstop

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:23:43 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko is at shortstop Tuesday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals. SS Alexi Amarista is seated.

Fantasy Tip: Gyorko ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) actually has a fairly warm bat over the past week (.308) and against Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg (.286), which likely accounts for his inclusion in the lineup.

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Padres | Derek Norris aiming for Tuesday

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:28:09 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris (wrist) is aiming to return Tuesday, Aug. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) is a matchup play on FantasyScore with big power in a spacious park.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock


Padres | Derek Norris battling wrist injury

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:03:15 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris' (wrist) X-rays were negative, and he is listed as day to day with a left wrist contusion.

Fantasy Tip: With Norris ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) sidelined, Austin Hedges ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) should continue to start and could be worth a look if you are willing to accept minimal production at FantasyScore in exchange for substantial cap relief.

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Abraham Paul P
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Aguilar Trino INF
Alley Joshua OF
Alonso Yonder 1B
Amarista Alexi SS
Aristy Alvaro SS
Asencio Yeison OF
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Blauer Robert 1B
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Brooks Frank P
Brown Zachary 1B
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Buck Travis OF
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Burks Brian P
Burnside Adrian P
Buschini Adam 2B
Buschini Shane OF
Campos Leonel RP
Cashner Andrew SP
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Castillo Jose P
Chalk Brad P
Chancellor Jace P
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Cherry Rocky RP
Collins Mike C
Conlon William OF
Constanza Alexander P
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Corey Bryan RP
Culp Nathanial P
Cumberland Drew SS
Davis Tyler P
Dawley Joe RP
De La Rosa Eury P
De Paula Rafael P
Deago Roger SP
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Delgado Irwin P
Despaigne Odrisamer SP
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Dickerson Alex OF
Domoromo Luis OF
Dore Jose OF
Edwards Jon RP
Elbert Scott RP
Ellis Jonathan P
Erickson Griff C
Erlin Robbie SP
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Fetter Chris P
Gabella Cody INF
Gaedele Kyle OF
Gallego Niko SS
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Garces Frank RP
Geary Geoff RP
Geer Josh SP
Gillies Tyson OF
Goebbert Jacob OF
Gomes Joseph OF
Gomez Hector 2B
Gonzalez Benji SS
Goris Diego INF
Green Marcus OF
Greene Jr. Marcus C
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Hagen Matt INF
Hagerty Jason C
Haney Chris P
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Hatcher Justin C
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Myers Wil OF
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Northcraft Aaron SP
Nunez Jose Antonio RP
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Rakers Aaron P
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Ray Jason P
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Riley Matt SP
Rondon Jose SS
Ross Tyson SP
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Upton Justin OF
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Woodard Robert P
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