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Blue Jays | Jose Bautista homers twice

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:48:49 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 with two solo home runs and three runs scored in a 7-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals Saturday, Aug. 1.

Fantasy Tip: Bautista ($6,000, 12.0% of cap) still has plenty of power, but he is batting just .223 this year. Make sure he draws a favorable matchup or is riding a hot streak before paying his hefty price tag at FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Munenori Kawasaki starting at 2B

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:24:36 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Munenori Kawasaki will start at second base against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, Aug. 1, and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Kawasaki has not done much at the plate in his limited playing time with Toronto this season. He likely will be a bench player while he is with the team and is not a fantasy option.

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Blue Jays | Troy Tulowitzki out of the lineup

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:14:20 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, Aug. 1. 2B Ryan Goins will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Tulowitzki ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) probably will return to the lineup in the next day. Goins ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) has three hits in his last five games and probably should be avoided by owners on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Russell Martin on the bench

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 09:04:04 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, Aug. 1. C Dioner Navarro will start at catcher and is batting sixth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Martin ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return to the lineup soon. Navarro ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) hit only .192 in limited playing time in July and probably is not the best option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Ben Revere leading off

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:46:03 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Ben Revere will start in left field against Kansas City Royals SP Yordano Ventura Saturday, Aug. 1, and is batting first in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: It is not known if Revere ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) will stay in the leadoff position, but it would help his fantasy value if he did. Revere is coming off a solid July and should be a starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Ben Revere to play every day

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:04:12 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Ben Revere will be the team's starting left fielder.

Fantasy Tip: Revere ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) was acquired by the Blue Jays at the trade deadline and will be in the lineup most of the time. He has seven hits in his last six games and could be a solid starting option on FantasyScore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Ben Nicholson-Smith


Blue Jays | Danny Valencia, Ezeqiuel Carrera cut

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:43 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Danny Valencia and Ezequiel Carrera were designated for assignment Saturday, Aug. 1.

Fantasy Tip: Both players are being moved because the team added Ben Revere ($4,200, 8.4% of cap), who should see solid playing time and could be an option on FantasyScore. Valencia ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) and Carrera ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) could join other teams in the near future, but owners should avoid them for the time being.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Ben Nicholson-Smith


Blue Jays | Edwin Encarnacion back in lineup

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:14:24 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion (finger) is back in the starting lineup as the designated hitter and is hitting cleanup against Kansas City Royals SP Johnny Cueto Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: Encarnacion ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) does have 19 home runs and 56 RBI, but otherwise he's been a bit of a disappointment for the Blue Jays with a .238 average (81-for-341), and he's hitting .227 in the month of July. In his first game back after sitting out several games against ace Cueto, Encarnacion isn't the most appealing FantasyScore player to choose from.

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Blue Jays | Ben Revere destined for bottom of order

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:18:34 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Toronto Blue Jays OF Ben Revere will bat at the bottom of the batting order and platoon in left field, according to manager John Gibbons. Gibbons did not reveal who Revere would platoon with, though.

Fantasy Tip: Don't fret hitting in the bottom of the lineup because Revere ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) will still be batting in front of Toronto's best hitters. He receives a modest upgrade with the move to the Jays, although, he might receive fewer at-bats, which could mitigate the boost his new surroundings provide. It is somewhat of a wait-and-see situation. Expect one of Danny Valencia ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) and Chris Colabello ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) to be the platoon partner.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: National Post - John Lott


Blue Jays | David Price will start Monday

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:10:24 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays SP David Price will start against the Minnesota Twins Monday, Aug. 3.

Fantasy Tip: Price ($9,100, 18.2% of cap) can be started with confidence in the majority of matchups, and expect the lefty to have a solid debut outing with the Jays Monday. Just note, the Twins have been scoring a lot of runs of late, which adds a degree of risk for FantasyScore players looking to spend up for Price.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Shi Davidi


Blue Jays | Toronto to acquire Ben Revere

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:16:52 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere will be traded to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, July 31. It's unclear what the Phillies will receive in return.

Fantasy Tip: The Blue Jays are clearly all in in 2015 after trading for Troy Tulowitzki and David Price earlier this week. Expect Revere ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) to hit leadoff in Toronto. Moving from baseball's worst team to the best offensive team in the bigs should do wonders for Revere's fantasy value in all formats. The move will also allow Tulowitzki to return to a lineup spot he's more accustomed to in a run-producing position. Danny Valencia and Chris Colabello figure to lose out on playing time with Revere in the picture.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Todd Zolecki


Blue Jays | Devon Travis won't be out long

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:51:44 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) is expected to be out two weeks after missing a month with a shoulder injury earlier this year.

Fantasy Tip: That's music to Travis' ($4,900, 9.8% of cap) owners' ears, and it's definitely reason to hang onto him in all leagues, especially since he's likely to return to the leadoff role in a revamped Toronto lineup when he's healthy. Ryan Goins will take over for Travis in the meantime, but he only has value in the deepest of leagues and isn't attractive in daily formats.

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


Blue Jays | Devon Travis put on DL

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:27:02 -0700

Updating a previous report, Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) was placed on the disabled list Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: It's Travis' second DL trip for the same shoulder. It's unclear how much time he'll miss this time around, but be patient and stash him in all leagues for now. Ryan Goins ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) will see the bulk of the starts at second base in Travis' absence, but Goins is a weak fantasy option only for those in the deepest of leagues if you're desperate for middle infield help.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Sportsnet.ca - Shi Davidi


Blue Jays | Devon Travis likely heading to DL

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:19:35 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis (shoulder) will likely land on the disabled list Friday, July 31, according to manager John Gibbons.

Fantasy Tip: It's an unfortunate break for Travis owners, as he was just getting ready to move back into the leadoff spot permanently after Jose Reyes was traded away. There's no timetable for how long Travis will be out, but hold onto him in all leagues for now. Ryan Goins ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) will be the starting second baseman in the meantime, but he has little fantasy value because of his weak bat, and he should mainly be avoided on FantasyScore.

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Blue Jays | Toronto not in on Ben Revere

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:48:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere is no longer on the Toronto Blue Jays' radar. The Phillies are talking to another team about Revere.

Fantasy Tip: That other team could be the Baltimore Orioles, even after they just traded for Gerardo Parra. It's easy to see that Revere's ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) fantasy value would be on the rise if he leaves Philly for a contending team.

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Toronto Blue Jays Player News

Ahrens Kevin 3B
Albers Andrew P
Alford Anthony OF
Alford Anthony OF
Alvarez Hector C
Anderson Charles OF
Anderson Jacob OF
Arce Kevin DH
Armstrong Jason SS
Arnold Jason P
Aumont Phillippe RP
Avendano Javier P
Ayala Luis RP
Baksh Jonathan OF
Baligod Nicholas OF
Barnes Scott RP
Bartlett Cody SS
Bautista Jose OF
Beck Chad P
Berti Jonathan SS
Bibens-Dirkx Austin P
Blackwell Chad P
Blank Matt P
Brito Jose P
Broadway Lance SP
Broadway Michael P
Broussard Colby P
Brummett Tyson P
Buckwalter Ross P
Buehrle Mark SP
Bull Brian P
Burke Greg RP
Burns Andy 3B
Burns Cory RP
Bush Dave P
Calderone Adam OF
Campbell Scott 2B
Campos Juan P
Cardona Adonis P
Carnevale Hunter P
Carrera Ezequiel OF
Carroll Sawyer OF
Castro Luis SS
Cecil Brett RP
Cenas Gabriel 3B
Cheng Chi-Hung P
Chiaravalloti Vito OF
Colabello Chris OF
Cole Taylor P
Collazo Willie P
Conde Greylor P
Condotta Steven SS
Copeland Scott RP
Core Daniel P
Cosby Robert INF
Cota Carlo INF
Crabbe Callix 2B
Crawford Evan P
Crowell Cody P
Cummings Jeremy P
Cutbertson Brad P
Davis D.J. OF
Davis Shane P
De Jong Jordan P
De La Cruz Aderly P
DeAza Andres OF
Delabar Steve RP
Denis-Fortier Kevin 1B
Dials Zach P
Diaz Jonathan SS
Dicken Randy P
Dickerson Chris OF
Dickey R.A. SP
DiRosa Mike C
Dominguez Oliver 2B
Dominique Andy C
Donaldson Josh 3B
Dougher James P
Dragmire Brady P
Duncan Jeff OF
Ebarb Roger C
Eiland Eric OF
Emanuele Chris OF
Encarnacion Edwin 1B
Englebrook Evan P
Estrada Marco SP
Everts Clint SP
Farina Alan P
Fernandez Jonathan SS
Fernandez Luis INF
Francis Jeff SP
Frost Barron OF
Gabrszwski Jeremy P
Galarraga Joel C
Garbarino Mikal OF
Garcia Melvin OF
Garibaldi Anthony 3B
Garner Cole OF
Gilligan Kyle SS
Gindl Caleb OF
Ginley Kyle SP
Glenn Brad OF
Goedert Jared 1B
Goins Ryan 2B
Gonzales Tyler P
Gonzalez Rey SP
Guerrero Jr. Vladimir OF
Guillen Luillyn P
Hague Matt 3B
Haines Joseph P
Hall Brian 2B
Hansen D.J. P
Harang Daryl P
Harris Jon P
Hassan Alex OF
Hawkins LaTroy RP
Hendriks Liam SP
Hensley Matt P
Hernandez Fernando P
Hicks David 1B
Hill Danny P
Hinshaw Alex RP
Hoffpauir Jarrett INF
Hopkins Luke INF
Hurtado Erick P
Hutchison Drew SP
Hynes Colt RP
Isenberg Kurt P
Izturis Julio Cesar 2B
Izturis Maicer 2B
Jacobo Gabe 1B
Jenkins Chad RP
Jenkins Stephen P
Jennings Nathan P
Jimenez A.J. C
Jimenez Alvido P
Johnson Zachary P
Kawasaki Munenori SS
Kemp Beau P
Keng Po-Hsuan P
Klosterman Ryan INF
Korecky Bobby RP
Kountis Jonathan P
Kuzmic Craig C
Labour Jairo P
Lane Matthew C
Langerhans Ryan OF
Lee Michael P
Leffler Robert P
Letko Brian P
Liuzza Matthew C
Lopez Gregory INF
Lopez Wilton RP
Loup Aaron RP
Loveless Derrick OF
Lowe Mark RP
Lowe Ronald P
Lunch Michael P
Lundberg Spike P
Macaluso Michael SS
Magee Brandon P
Majewski Dustin OF
Malone Chris P
Marek Stephen P
Markwell Diegomar P
Marquez Robert P
Martin Russell C
Mathews Aaron OF
Matos Josue P
Matumoto Jo P
Maurer David P
McDonald Michael P
McGuigan Patrick P
McKenzie Casey P
McLaughlin Joey P
Medina Martin C
Mesa Melky OF
Morgan Matt C
Mulholland Chad P
Munoz Luis X. C
Murphy Bill SP
Nakamura Michael RP
Nanita Ricardo OF
Navarro Dioner C
Nay Mitch 3B
Negrych Jim 2B
Nickeas Mike C
Nielsen Eric OF
Nieves Effrain P
Nolan Kevin SS
O'Brien Daniel P
Ohka Tomo SP
Opitz Shane INF
Ormond Rodney P
Osuna Roberto RP
Overbey Seth P
Patterson Kevin 1B
Pentecost Max C
Perez Luis RP
Phillips Kyle C
Phillips Paul C
Pillar Kevin OF
Pineiro Joel SP
Pompey Dalton OF
Powers Greg 3B
Price David SP
Ramirez Ismael P
Redmond Todd SP
Register Steven P
Revere Ben OF
Rich Dominic P
Rider Michael P
Robson Thomas P
Rodriguez Edward P
Rodriguez Kenny P
Rogers Adam P
Romero Davis P
Roney Matt RP
Roy Scott P
Sanchez Aaron SP
Santana Johan SP
Santos Alberto 2B
Santos Reid P
Saunders Michael OF
Schneider John C
Schultz Bo P
Scobee Shawn OF
Scobie Jason P
Scott Luke OF
Sequea Jorge INF
Serra Jorge P
Shealy Ryan 1B
Sikula Andrew P
Smith David OF
Smith Egan P
Smoak Justin 1B
Smoral Matt P
Snavely Christian OF
Spoone Chorye SP
Stansberry Craig INF
Starner Nathan P
Stidfole Alan P
Strieby Ryan 1B
Stroman Marcus SP
Sweppenhiser Kelly INF
Tablado Raul OF
Talley Jonathan C
Tate Derek P
Taylor Drew P
Taylor Mitchell P
Taylor Nico OF
Tejada Francisco OF
Tepera Ryan P
Thole Josh C
Thomas Lane SS
Thompson Rich RP
Timm Jordan P
Tolisano John 2B
Tolleson Steven 2B
Townsend Wade P
Travis Devon 2B
Tritz John P
Tulowitzki Troy SS
Uviedo Ronald P
Valencia Danny OF
Vega-Rosado Jorge SS
Vento Mike OF
Vermilyea Jamie P
Villatoro Denis P
Walrond Les P
Walter Kyle P
Wells Josh P
Wideman Aaron P
Williams Leslie P
Wilson Kenneth OF
Wolf Randy SP
Yates Kyle P
Zawadzki Lance SS
Zazueta Amadeo INF
Zeskind Ben OF
Zinnicker John P

Anthopoulos Alex GM
Beeston Paul TO
Brown Dana TO
Fasano Sal TO
Gaston Cito TO
Gibbons John MAN
Hale DeMarlo TO
Hentgen Pat TO
Jacoby Brook TO
Johnson Dane TO
Knowles Darold TO
LaCava Tony TO
LaMar Chuck TO
Langford Rick TO
Leiper Tim TO
Malave Omar TO
Owens Eric TO
Rivera Luis TO
Walker Pete PC

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