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  • Eric Young pilfers two more bags Wednesday
    Eric Young went 1-for-4 while stealing two more bases in Wednesday's win over the Diamondbacks.

    Advice: Young has been a thief on the basepaths to start the year, as he's now got nine steals without being caught. That mark is good for second in the National League. He also scored his league-leading 12th run in the game. There's no reason he shouldn't be in an everyday fantasy player right now.
    Today, 4:14 pm
    W, 5-2 @   Ari
  • Uehara comes out of 34-pitch bullpen alright
    Koji Uehara threw a 34-pitch bullpen session Wednesday and came out of it fine.

    Advice: It was the last real hurdle before the right-hander returns to action for the Red Sox. He won't be available for Wednesday's game after throwing so many pitches in the bullpen, but he'll be ready for use for Thursday. It's assumed, then, that he'll also be ready to roll if a save opportunity arises.
    Today, 3:17 pm
  • Span (concussion) could return this Saturday
    Denard Span (concussion) could return from the concussion disabled list on Saturday.

    Advice: Span first has to make it through rehab games on Thursday and Friday. He was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list April 12 after a collision with Braves infielder Dan Uggla. All reports so far have been good.
    Today, 2:21 pm
    Disabled List
    Top 7, 3-3 @ x Mia
  • Craig Kimbrel (shoulder) says he is 'ready'
    Craig Kimbrel (shoulder) threw a 15-pitch bullpen session Wednesday and declared himself "ready."

    Advice: According to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, manager Fredi Gonzalez was "noncommittal" about using Kimbrel on Wednesday night because of the cold weather in Philadelphia. Kimbrel has been unavailable the past two games with mild shoulder soreness.
    Today, 1:58 pm
  • Miguel Gonzalez registers first win
    Miguel Gonzalez picked up his first win of the season Wednesday, tossing five scoreless innings in a 3-0 victory over the Rays.

    Advice: Gonzalez whiffed six batters while allowing just three hits and three walks. He did need 98 pitches to get through five, which is one he was removed relatively early. Still, Gonzalez has now been solid for two outings in a row after being blasted in his first start of the season. He'll try to keep the momentum going next week in Toronto.
    Today, 1:02 pm
  • Kelley earns fourth save, Yankees beat Cubs
    Shawn Kelley collected his fourth save of the season in the Yankees' win over the Cubs in the first half of Wednesday's doubleheader.

    Advice: Kelley gave up a two-out single to Anthony Rizzo in the top of the ninth inning and then Rizzo advanced to second base on fielder's indifference, but Kelley rallied back to strike out Nate Schierholtz and end the threat. Kelley remains a must-own in all standard fantasy leagues until David Robertson returns from the disabled list.
    Today, 1:01 pm
    W, 3-0; Top 6, 2-0 vs   ChC,  ChC
  • Tommy Hunter nails down fourth save
    Tommy Hunter notched his fourth save of the season with a scoreless inning in Wednesday's win over the Rays.

    Advice: Hunter allowed a leadoff single to Desmond Jennings to start the ninth but bounce back with a groundout, a flyout and then a strikeout to end it. The Orioles closer blew a save the last time out but has pitched well overall this year, holding a 3.60 ERA and 1.00 WHIP to go along with a 5/0 K/BB ratio.
    Today, 12:57 pm
    W, 3-0 vs   TB
  • Logan Morrison (hamstring) lands on the DL
    Mariners placed OF/1B Logan Morrison on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with a right hamstring strain.

    Advice: Morrison actually suffered the injury on Monday before he took an at-bat or went to his position. It's not clear at this point how long he might be sidelined. LoMo was off to a .150/.227/.150 start with no homers and no RBI in eight games so far this season.
    Today, 12:44 pm
    Disabled List
    Bot 3, 2-0 @ x Tex
  • Folty back on track
    Astros prospect RHP Mike Foltynewicz turned in his best start of the season on Tuesday, allowing one run on four hits in five innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City.

    Advice: The 22-year-old made it through 3 1/3 innings in the outing for the first time this year and struck out a season-high six batters. In his three previous starts, Foltynewicz had allowed nine earned runs on 11 hits in seven innings with a 5/5 strikeout-to-walk ratio. The right-hander has power stuff, with a fastball that routinely touches triple digits, but his control remains a work in progress and could ultimately determine his future role in the major leagues. Foltynewicz's Tuesday start was a step in the right direction, and he's likely to debut for the Astros (in some capacity) later this season.
    Today, 10:27 am
    Not Active
    Top 3, 0-1 vs   KC
  • John Lannan outrighted to Triple-A
    Mets sent LHP John Lannan outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

    Advice: Lannan's move to the bullpen didn't go well, as he posted a 15.75 ERA over five relief appearances. He has the option to elect free agency rather than accept the minor league assignment. The Mets will try Daisuke Matsuzaka as a long reliever instead.
    Today, 10:19 am
    Not Active
    W, 5-2 @   Ari
  • Heaney fires six shutout frames
    Marlins prospect LHP Andrew Heaney was outstanding on Tuesday, allowing just a hit and walk while striking out five in six scoreless innings for Double-A Jacksonville.

    Advice: After giving up three runs on 10 hits in his season debut, Heaney, 22, has been lights out in his last two starts, allowing five total hits in 12 shutout frames with a 13/2 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Given Heaney's success in Double-A dating back to last season, it might not be long until he receives a promotion to the major leagues.
    Today, 10:18 am
    Not Active
    Top 7, 3-3 vs   Was
  • Logan Morrison (hamstring) could be DL-bound
    Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports that Logan Morrison (hamstring) could be headed to the disabled list.

    Advice: The Mariners are calling up Nick Franklin, and Divish sees a Morrison DL stint as the most logical corresponding move. LoMo injured his right hamstring in Monday's game and according to Divish had it "heavily bandaged" Tuesday. The 26-year-old is batting just .150/.227/.150 with no homers and no RBI in eight games so far this season.
    Today, 9:22 am
    Disabled List
    Bot 3, 2-0 @ x Tex
  • Robertson (groin) on track for Apr. 22 return
    David Robertson (groin) remains on track to return from the disabled list when first eligible on April 22.

    Advice: Robertson has been throwing on flat ground and will throw off a mound Thursday for the first time since landing on the DL. Shawn Kelley has been closing for the Yankees in Robertson's absence but will go back to a setup role next week.
    Today, 7:51 am
    Disabled List
    W, 3-0; Top 6, 2-0 vs   ChC,  ChC
  • Jeremy Hellickson 'pen session pushed back
    Jeremy Hellickson's first bullpen session since arthroscopic elbow surgery has been pushed back a few days.

    Advice: Hellickson had been slated for his first mound work on Tuesday. It doesn't appear that he's had a setback, so it could just be a weather issue. Hellickson is aiming to rejoin the Rays' rotation in late May or early June.
    Today, 6:56 am
    Disabled List
    L, 3-0 @   Bal
  • Lowrie ropes two doubles in victory over LAA
    Jed Lowrie went 3-for-5 with a walk, two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored in a win over the Angels on Tuesday night.

    Advice: Lowrie had collected only two hits over his last six starts, sandwiched around Sunday's maintenance day off, so it was nice to see him put a charge into the ball a few times. Despite the lack of hits, he's still been doing damage by drawing 14 walks, good for second in the AL. He's never been a great contact hitter, but that .244 average will rise a bit as pitchers realize that Lowrie is perfectly content to allow them to beat themselves.
    Yesterday, 11:29 pm
    7:05 pm @ ^ LAA
  • Young collects 3 hits, 2 RBI, 2 runs in win
    Eric Young Jr. finished 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's 9-0 blowout win over the Diamondbacks.

    Advice: Young has now reached safely in 11 straight games. He provides zero power -- he's collected two doubles, one triple, and zero homers thus far -- but wreaks havoc on the basepaths when he gets on. Young is currently second in the NL with seven steals, and he's fifth in the league with 11 runs scored. Monitor his playing time closely once Chris Young returns.
    Yesterday, 9:34 pm
    W, 5-2 @   Ari
  • Badenhop takes the loss as White Sox walk off
    Burke Badenhop got the loss on Tuesday as the White Sox defeated the Red Sox 2-1 on a walk-off throwing error by Xander Bogaerts.

    Advice: Badenhop wasn't sharp in the ninth inning, trying to keep a tie game intact. After allowing two singles (lead-off man Alejandro De Aza was caught stealing after his hit) and issuing another walk, Marcus Semien knocked a ball to Bogaerts, who made a low throw which couldn't be dug out by first baseman Mike Carp for the third out of the inning, allowing the White Sox to walk off as 2-1 winners. Badenhop hasn't been reliable in five appearances to start the season, allowing runs in each of his last four appearances.
    Yesterday, 9:04 pm
  • Denard Span hopes for rehab games this week
    Nationals manager Matt Williams said Tuesday that Denard Span (concussion) could play in a couple rehab games by the end of the week.

    Advice: Span took batting practice for the second straight day Tuesday and is progressively feeling better. He took the ImPACT concussion test Tuesday and scored higher than when he took the test back in 2008. He could return to Washington on Wednesday to be examined by team doctors, at which point he could be cleared for rehab games. It's sounding like Span could be activated on Saturday when first eligible.
    Yesterday, 5:10 pm
    Disabled List
    Top 7, 3-3 @ x Mia
  • Uehara (shoulder) hopes to be ready Thursday
    Koji Uehara (shoulder) is on track to be available out of the Red Sox' bullpen on Thursday.

    Advice: Uehara long-tossed again Tuesday with greater intensity and is slated to throw a bullpen session Wednesday. He should immediately regain his closer duties, but Edward Mujica would be used if save situations came up Tuesday and/or Wednesday.
    Yesterday, 3:21 pm
  • Rays vs. Orioles postponed Tuesday by rain
    Tuesday night's game between the Rays and Orioles has been postponed due to rain in Baltimore.

    Advice: Miguel Gonzalez was scheduled to pitch for the host Orioles and Brandon Gomes was supposed to fill in for Jake Odorizzi on the Rays' side of things because Odorizzi is sick. No makeup date has been announced.
    Yesterday, 2:26 pm
  • LoMo (hamstring) available on Tuesday night
    Logan Morrison (hamstring) is available off the bench for Tuesday night's game against the Rangers.

    Advice: LoMo left Monday's game because of tightness in his right hamstring. He does not have a strain and should return to the starting lineup by the end of this week.
    Yesterday, 1:47 pm
    Disabled List
    Bot 3, 2-0 @ x Tex
  • Braves' Craig Kimbrel (shoulder) plays catch
    Craig Kimbrel (shoulder) played catch Tuesday.

    Advice: Kimbrel was unavailable to close out Monday's win over the Phillies due to shoulder soreness, but both he and the team downplayed the situation after the game. In fact, he's hoping to pitch Tuesday if the weather doesn't wipe out the game in Philadelphia. It's encouraging news, but fantasy owners should continue to cross their fingers.
    Yesterday, 11:26 am
  • Craig Kimbrel day-to-day with sore shoulder
    Craig Kimbrel is being listed as day-to-day with a sore right shoulder.

    Advice: Obviously it's potentially worrisome anytime the shoulder is involved, but Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez isn't concerned, categorizing it as "normal soreness." Kimbrel is expected to be unavailable only for a few days. As a precaution, his fantasy owners should go ahead and pick up David Carpenter just in case. Carpenter converted the save Monday with a scoreless inning.
    Monday, 8:10 pm
  • Logan Morrison exits with hamstring injury
    Logan Morrison left Monday's game against the Rangers with a tight right hamstring.

    Advice: Morrison's turn didn't come up in the top of the first inning, but then he didn't take his position in right field in the bottom of the frame. It's possible he suffered the injury during pre-game drills but didn't alert manager Lloyd McClendon until it was too late. Consider him day-to-day for now.
    Monday, 5:21 pm
    Disabled List
    Bot 3, 2-0 @ x Tex
  • Uehara's (shoulder) MRI comes back clean
    Tests on Koji Uehara's right shoulder have confirmed that he has no structural damage.

    Advice: The Red Sox suspected that the MRI would be clean, as Uehara was able to get through a throwing session Sunday with no issues. He'll rejoin the Red Sox on Tuesday in Chicago, though it's not clear whether he'll be available to pitch immediately. Edward Mujica could still see the next save chance or two.
    Monday, 5:16 pm
  • Span (concussion) takes BP in cage Monday
    Denard Span (concussion) took batting practice in the cage Monday.

    Advice: The plan calls for him to rest for a bit before taking BP on the field. He'll then rest again before seeing the team doctor. The Nationals will obviously be cautious given his history, but the hope is that he won't have to miss significant time.
    Monday, 2:22 pm
    Disabled List
    Top 7, 3-3 @ x Mia
  • Hellickson (elbow) to throw off mound Tuesday
    Jeremy Hellickson is expected to throw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since his January elbow surgery.

    Advice: Hellickson began mixing his curveball into flat-ground throwing sessions last week and has reported no issues with his right elbow. He remains on track to join the Rays' rotation around late May or early June.
    Monday, 6:10 am
    Disabled List
    L, 3-0 @   Bal
  • Shawn Kelley slams door on Red Sox Sunday
    Shawn Kelley sent down the Red Sox in order on Sunday, preserving a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox.

    Advice: It's the third save for Kelley this week who has done an admirable job filling in for closer David Robertson. With Robertson due back on April 22, Kelley will have at least one more week to rack up saves, and should be started in all fantasy leagues until then.
    Sunday, 8:18 pm
    W, 3-0; Top 6, 2-0 vs   ChC,  ChC
  • Uehara expected to rejoin team on Tuesday
    Koji Uehara (shoulder) is expected to rejoin the Red Sox on Tuesday after undergoing further tests in Boston on Monday.

    Advice: The Red Sox were pleased with his throwing session on Sunday and Uehara noted that he felt better than expected. There is growing optimism that he'll be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list.
    Sunday, 3:12 pm
  • Uehara plays catch on flat ground on Sunday
    Koji Uehara (shoulder)was able to play catch and throw some pitches off flat ground on Sunday without any issues.

    Advice: Uehara appeared to be working at normal effort. It doesn't sound like the Red Sox will make a decision on him until after he undergoes further testing in Boston on Monday. Should he require a trip to the disabled list, Edward Mujica would be the most likely to handle save chances in his absence.
    Sunday, 2:40 pm
  • Jed Lowrie not in Sunday's lineup
    Jed Lowrie is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

    Advice: Lowrie dealt with a bruised leg last week, but this appears to just be a day of rest. Nick Punto is filling in at shortstop.
    Sunday, 9:44 am
    7:05 pm @ ^ LAA
  • Span (concussion) hopes to take BP Monday
    Denard Span (concussion) hopes to take batting practice on Monday.

    Advice: Span was placed on the concussion disabled list Saturday but was feeling much better Sunday. The Nationals will be cautious with his concussion history, but the outfielder insists that this concussion isn't nearly as bad as the one he suffered back in 2011.
    Sunday, 7:53 am
    Disabled List
    Top 7, 3-3 @ x Mia
  • Hunter blows first save, Orioles pull out win
    Tommy Hunter blew his first save of the season Saturday in the Orioles' eventual win over the Blue Jays.

    Advice: Hunter entered in the top of the ninth inning with the Orioles leading 1-0 and gave up a two-out game-tying solo home run to Colby Rasmus. Baltimore eventually won in the bottom of the 12th. Hunter's job is safe.
    Saturday, 8:08 pm
    W, 3-0 vs   TB
  • Denard Span put on concussion disabled list
    Nationals placed OF Denard Span on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

    Advice: Span suffered the injury Friday in a collision with Braves second baseman Dan Uggla. He's out indefinitely. Steven Souza Jr. was called up in a corresponding move.
    Saturday, 2:13 pm
    Disabled List
    Top 7, 3-3 @ x Mia
  • Shawn Kelley works scoreless ninth for save
    Shawn Kelley worked a scoreless ninth inning against the Red Sox on Saturday, preserving a three-run advantage and earning his second save of the season.

    Advice: Kelley is the man to own at the back of the Yankees bullpen for as long as David Robertson remains sidelined. That may only be for another week however, as Robertson is aiming to return on April 22.
    Saturday, 1:17 pm
    W, 3-0; Top 6, 2-0 vs   ChC,  ChC
  • Uehara could head to Boston for more tests
    Koji Uehara (shoulder) will attempt to long toss on Sunday, but could inevitably return to Boston for further tests on Monday.

    Advice: The Red Sox are still gathering information on his situation, but it's starting to look like a trip to the disabled list could be a very realistic possibility. Edward Mujica should be snatched up in all fantasy leagues where he's available.
    Saturday, 8:38 am
  • Uehara (shoulder) unlikely to pitch Saturday
    Red Sox manager John Farrell said he'll likely stay away from using Koji Uehara on Saturday and then see how he feels on Sunday.

    Advice: The Red Sox are holding out hope that the issue is minor and that Uehara will be able to resume his closing duties on Sunday. If he's unable to do so and requires a trip to the disabled list, Edward Mujica would get the ball in the ninth inning in his stead.
    Saturday, 7:38 am
  • Koji Uehara day-to-day with stiff shoulder
    Koji Uehara is considered day-to-day with minor stiffness in his right shoulder.

    Advice: The 39-year-old right-hander said that the injury is similar to what he felt two years ago in Texas, an injury that lingered for several months. Edward Mujica picked up a save in his absence on Saturday and could be worth a look as a speculative add in mixed leagues until Uehara returns to the mound.
    Saturday, 5:42 am
  • Uehara dealing with minor shoulder stiffness
    Koji Uehara wasn't used in a save situation in Friday's win over the Yankees as he's dealing with minor stiffness in his shoulder.

    Advice: Red Sox manager John Farrell said that it was merely precautionary, but it's certainly something fantasy owners should keep an eye on. Edward Mujica got the call instead and worked as scoreless ninth inning to convert his first save as a member of the Red Sox.
    Friday, 7:32 pm
  • Heaney bounces back in second start
    Marlins prospect LHP Andrew Heaney dominated on Thursday for Double-A Jacksonville, allowing four hits and a walk with eight strikeouts in six shutout frames.

    Advice: The 22-year-old left-hander struggled in his season debut last week, but he now owns a 2.38 ERA and 11/2 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 11 1/3 innings on the year following Thursday's outing. Heaney had an outstanding 2013 campaign, posting a 1.60 ERA and 89/26 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 95 1/3 innings between High-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville after opening the year on the disabled list. The southpaw is arguably one of Miami's five-best starters at the moment, so it's only a matter of time until he's called upon to join the rotation.
    Friday, 11:45 am
    Not Active
    Top 7, 3-3 vs   Was