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Padres | Alex Dickerson homers yet again

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:44:15 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Alex Dickerson homered for the fourth straight day Wednesday, July 27, against the Toronto Blue Jays. He went 1-for-4 with his sixth home run of the season, which produced his lone RBI and run scored for the contest.

Fantasy Tip: If there was one drawback to this performance, it's that Dickerson wasn't also able to extend his multi-hit-game streak to four as well. Nonetheless, the 26-year-old rookie is worth adding in deep leagues, as he clearly looks like the main beneficiary with Melvin Upton Jr. being dealt out of town. Dickerson has the potential to perhaps offer some usefulness in standard formats as well.

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Padres | Luis Perdomo wins second straight

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:35:41 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Luis Perdomo improved his record to 5-4 after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays in his start Wednesday, July 27. The rookie right-hander went 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks. He also struck out four.

Fantasy Tip: Prior to his last two outings, the 23-year-old owned a 7.36 ERA, but nonetheless, he's now beaten the Nationals and Blue Jays in back-to-back starts. Go figure, huh? Even so, owners outside of the deepest leagues should stay far away from Perdomo, at least until he shows a little consistency.

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Padres | No Derek Norris against Toronto

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:10:34 -0700

San Diego Padres C Derek Norris is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 27. C Christian Bethancourt is starting behind the plate and batting sixth against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: If you can stomach the sub-.200 batting average, Norris can help in the counting stats given his 41 runs, 12 home runs and 33 RBI this season. However, he's likely best left to deep mixed, two-catcher and NL-only leagues. Bethancourt has a respectable .259/.300/.429 slash line for a backstop, but he isn't receiving enough playing time to be anything more than a low-end option in two-catcher and NL-only formats. He checks out as a contrarian flier in daily contests Wednesday, though.

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Blue Jays | No Russell Martin vs. Padres

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:49:33 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 27. C Josh Thole is starting behind the plate and batting ninth against San Diego Padres SP Luis Perdomo Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Martin remains a viable starting backstop in all fantasy leagues, but you'll want to sub him out where you can Wednesday. Martin sits with 32 runs, seven home runs and 36 RBI for the campaign. Thole owns a .523 OPS over the past four seasons with Toronto, and he's completely off the fantasy radar.

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Padres | Yangervis Solarte placed on family leave list

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:12:07 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Yangervis Solarte was placed on the emergency family leave list Wednesday, July 27. In a corresponding move, INF Alexi Amarista was recalled from Class AAA El Paso.

Fantasy Tip: Solarte has been excellent in July with 14 runs, six home runs, 17 RBI and a .308/.344/.593 slash line. He's likely best left to deeper mixed leagues and NL-only settings, and he's worth stashing during his brief absence. Amarista is unlikely to see enough playing time to make a fantasy dent.

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Padres | Alex Dickerson goes deep again

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:18:48 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Alex Dickerson was 2-for-5 with a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, July 26. It was his third straight game with a homer and the club's 24th in a row, which makes it the longest such streak since 2002 when the Texas Rangers set the MLB record by homering in 27 consecutive games.

Fantasy Tip: With Melvin Upton being traded to Toronto, Dickerson should see plenty of ABs the rest of the way. He has posted a .306-4-12 line in 62 at-bats this month to go with a pair of stolen bases. Dickerson has value in NL-only leagues and should be on your radar in deeper mixed formats.

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Padres | Andrew Cashner solid again

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:13:42 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner allowed three runs on four hits, including two homers, in six innings against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, July 26. He walked three and struck out six.

Fantasy Tip: Cashner got a no-decision when Brad Hand couldn't hold the lead, but this was the fourth time in five starts since returning from the DL where the righty pitched well enough to earn the "W." Cashner is trending in the right direction and is an interesting stash candidate based on the likelihood of being traded.

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Padres | Brett Wallace will be DH

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:00:59 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Brett Wallace will serve as the designated hitter against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman Tuesday, July 26, and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Wallace has only three hits in his 18 at-bats this month and will be entering the game with .207 batting average. Owners in most leagues should be able to find better players to use in their lineup and can avoid Wallace.

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Padres | Hansel Rodriguez coming to Friars

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:34:20 -0700

Updating earlier reports, Toronto Blue Jays SP Hansel Rodriguez is the player headed to the San Diego Padres in the deal for OF Melvin Upton Jr.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez, 19, is 2-1 with a 3.06 ERA in six starts at Rookie League Bluefield. He has 26 K's in 32 1/3 innings. It'll be a couple of years before he's on the fantasy radar.

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Padres | SD to pay much of Melvin Upton's salary

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:34:58 -0700

Updating an earlier report, San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is part of an agreement to the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Padres will pay much of the $22 million owed to Upton.

Fantasy Tip: Alex Dickerson will benefit most from the move initially. Jon Jay (forearm) is due back in a few weeks, but he, too, has been rumored to be on the trade block. Manuel Margot could factor into the equation in September. The 21-year-old has a .306-4-37 line with 24 steals at Class AAA El Paso. He's worth watching for NL-only usage. Dickerson is hitting .280 with four homers in 75 at-bats, and he's worth grabbing in NL-only formats. Upton's value will be predicated on the amount of playing time he has in a loaded Blue Jays lineup. If he snatches the majority of time in center, he'll have a lot of upside in a better lineup and ballpark. He's a low-end mixed leaguer, but his 20 steals may not grow too much in that lineup.

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Padres | Colin Rea logs quality start in loss

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:05:47 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Colin Rea dropped to 5-5 after losing Monday, July 25, opposite the Toronto Blue Jays, but did manage to log a quality start. He went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and four walks. Rea also struck out four.

Fantasy Tip: In the process, Rea was able to bring down his ERA below 5.00 for the first time since early June, as it now sits at 4.98 on the season. Anyone crazy enough to deploy Rea in tonight's assignment should be happy with this performance, considering the opponent and that it came on the road, but he really should only be an option in the deepest leagues when he's starting at home.

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Padres | Alex Dickerson heating up

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:52:58 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Alex Dickerson logged his second straight three-hit game Monday, July 25, against the Toronto Blue Jays. He was 3-for-4 with his fourth home run of the season, which produced his two RBI and lone run scored for the contest. He also laced a double.

Fantasy Tip: Dickerson doesn't really get consistent playing time at the moment, but that may change with his recent hit barrage. Plus, there's also a good chance San Diego ships out one or two of their offensive players, which could pave the way for Dickerson to get regular at-bats. He'll be on the radar if he can get into the lineup more consistently.

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Padres | Melvin Upton out of lineup again

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:30:19 -0700

San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is not in the starting lineup Monday, July 25. OF Alex Dickerson is starting in left field and is hitting fifth against Toronto Blue Jays SP Aaron Sanchez. Also, 1B Brett Wallace is serving as the designated hitter and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: That's two straight days out for Upton, so check back to see if he's 100% physically. Dickerson and Wallace both have some pop in their lumber but are far too inconsistent to be anything more than low-end deep sleeper picks for daily owners.

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Padres | SD pushing hard to trade batterymates

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:46:21 -0700

San Diego Padres SP Andrew Cashner and C Derek Norris are among the players the team is reportedly "pushing hard" to move ahead of the trade deadline on Sunday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: It should come as no surprise either player is available. Cashner has been on the block for some time, while Norris brings a little pop to a position that is lacking it across the league. It helps the Padres are comfortable with backup Christian Bethancourt and also have prospect Austin Hedges waiting in the wings. Hedges is tearing it up at Class AAA El Paso, batting .367 with 17 homers and 61 RBI in 47 games. Both Bethancourt and Hedges should be on fantasy rosters should Norris get dealt.

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Padres | Ryan Schimpf ties team record

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:44:11 -0700

San Diego Padres 2B Ryan Schimpf hit his ninth home run of July, which ties a team record for most homers by a rookie in a calendar month.

Fantasy Tip: Schimpf may be playing himself into a regular roster job before you know it. With Cory Spangenberg and Jemile Weeks out due to injury, Schimpf is producing on a regular basis and should be picked up in DFS formats and deeper NL and mixed leagues.

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San Diego Padres Player News

Abraham Paul P
Adamson Corey INF
Aguilar Trino INF
Allen Logan P
Alley Joshua OF
Amarista Alexi 2B
Arias Martires P
Aristy Alvaro SS
Asencio Yeison OF
Asuaje Carlos INF
Baker Jaime P
Bartsch Kyle P
Barzilla Philip P
Basham Bobby P
Bass Adam P
Baugh Kenny P
Baum Justin 3B
Baumann Buddy P
Bay Ronald P
Belen Carlos 3B
Bell Josh 3B
Berger Jon P
Bethancourt Christian C
Blash Jabari OF
Blauer Robert 1B
Bocachica Hiram OF
Bonine Eddie RP
Brannan Cooper P
Brooks Frank P
Brown Zachary 1B
Bruback Matt P
Buchter Ryan RP
Buck Travis OF
Burke Erick P
Burks Brian P
Burnside Adrian P
Buschini Adam 2B
Buschini Shane OF
Butler Ryan SP
Campos Leonel RP
Cashner Andrew SP
Castaneda Federico P
Castillo Jose P
Chalk Brad P
Chancellor Jace P
Chancellor Jace P
Cherry Rocky RP
Clemens Paul SP
Collins Mike C
Conlon William OF
Constanza Alexander P
Contreras Anthony INF
Corey Bryan RP
Cosme Jean SP
Culp Nathanial P
Cumberland Drew SS
Davis Tyler P
Dawley Joe RP
De La Rosa Eury P
De Los Santos Enyel P
De Paula Rafael P
Deago Roger SP
Delgado Irwin P
DeWitt Matt RP
Dickerson Alex OF
Dominguez Jose RP
Domoromo Luis OF
Dore Jose OF
Edwards Jon RP
Elbert Scott RP
Ellis Jonathan P
Erickson Griff C
Erlin Robbie SP
Espinoza Anderson SP
Evans Nick 1B
Fetter Chris P
Friedrich Christian SP
Gabella Cody INF
Gaedele Kyle OF
Gale Rocky C
Gallego Niko SS
Gamboa Juan SS
Garces Frank RP
Geary Geoff RP
Geer Josh SP
Gillies Tyson OF
Gomes Joseph OF
Gonzalez Benji SS
Goris Diego INF
Green Marcus OF
Greene Jr. Marcus C
Guerrero Tayron P
Guevara Carlos RP
Gwaltney Lee P
Hagen Matt INF
Hagerty Jason C
Hand Brad SP
Haney Chris P
Harrington Allen P
Hatcher Justin C
Hedges Austin C
Hershiser Jordan P
Hessler Keith P
Hill Bobby 2B
Hill Ryan OF
Hudgins John P
Hunt Jeremy 1B
Hunter John P
Hussey John P
Ibarra Jeff P
Ingram Rashaad INF
Italiano Craig SP
Jackson Edwin RP
Jacobo Kervin 3B
Jamison Neil RP
Jankowski Travis OF
Jay Jon OF
Johnson Erik SP
Johnson Josh SP
Johnson Michael 1B
Johnson Rob RP
Johnston Mike P
Jones Duanel 3B
Kemp Matt OF
Kielty Bobby P
Kirby-Jones A.J. 1B
Kloess Brandon P
Kohlscheen Stephen P
Kral Robert C
Kral Robert C
Lane Jason P
Lauderdale Matthew C
Lauer Eric P
Leicester Jon RP
Limonta Johan INF
Lindsey Taylor SS
Loewer Carlton SP
Lopez Arturo P
Lumsden Tyler P
Margot Manuel OF
Martinez Javier P
Maurer Brandon SP
Mazzoni Cory SP
McCoy Mike SS
McCutchen Daniel RP
McDaniel Nicholas P
McDougall Marshall 3B
McNutt Trey P
Mead Tyler P
Medley Brian OF
Megrew Michael P
Mejia Ruben P
Miniel Rene P
Moore Daniel P
Morris Elliot SP
Morrow Brandon SP
Moskos Daniel RP
Musgrave Rob P
Myers Wil 1B
Na Kyung-Min OF
Needy James P
Noonan Nick SS
Norris Derek C
Northcraft Aaron SP
Nunez Jose Antonio RP
O'Grady Dennis P
O'Hagan David P
Olabisi Wande OF
Oland Bryan P
Olsen Shawn P
Olt Mike 3B
Ona Jorge OF
Overbeck Cody INF
Paddack Chris P
Paroubeck Jordan OF
Patterson Danny RP
Paullus Ben P
Payne Daniel OF
Perdomo Luis SP
Pimentel Carlos SP
Pirela Jose 2B
Portillo Adys P
Putnam Danny OF
Quackenbush Kevin RP
Quantrill Cal P
Quezada Jackson P
Quiles Emmanuel C
Rakers Aaron P
Ramirez Alexei SS
Ramirez Yordany P
Ray Jason P
Rea Colin SP
Renfroe Hunter OF
Reyes Anthony SP
Reyes Gerardo P
Reynolds Greg SP
Riley Matt SP
Rodriguez Hansel SP
Rondon Jose SS
Rosales Adam 2B
Rosin Seth RP
Ross Tyson SP
Ruth Keoni 2B
Sabala Elvis INF
Sams Kalian OF
Sanchez Elier P
Sanchez Hector C
Sanchez Hudson SS
Schimpf Ryan 2B
Segovia Zack P
Seidenberger Trevor P
Shabala Adam OF
Silva Walter SP
Simmons Seth P
Sinisi Vince OF
Smith Blake P
Smith Jake P
Snodgress Scott P
Solarte Yangervis 3B
Spangenberg Cory 2B
Streich Seth P
Sullivan Jerry P
Tankersley Dennis P
Tate Donavan OF
Tatis Jr. Fernando SS
Tavarez Elvin P
Teague Matt P
Thielbar Caleb RP
Thornton Matt RP
Torres Jose P
Torres Nick OF
Ugueto Luis SS
Valdez Mario OF
Van Benschoten John P
Vargas Cesar SP
Vazquez Kelvin SS
Villanueva Carlos SP
Vose Jake P
Wallace Brett 1B
Ward Nelson INF
Watkins Steve P
Watt Michael P
Weeks Jemile 2B
Weems William INF
Weickel Walker P
White Pete SS
Whitley Garrett OF
Whitney Nate OF
Wieck Brad P
Woodard Robert P
Wooten Shawn C
Zarate Mauro RP
Zavada Clay RP

Balsley Darren PC
Blair Willie TO
Green Andy MAN
Hoffman Trevor TO
Kemp Chris TO
Loretta Mark TO
McDonald Chad TO
McGwire Mark TO
Nady Xavier TO
Post David TO
Powell Alonzo TO
Preller A.J. GM
Schumaker Skip TO
Stein Josh TO
Valentin Jose TO
White Logan TO
Zinter Alan TO

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