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  • Teams to monitor Chase Utley's availibility
    ESPN's Buster Olney reports that teams are going to monitor Chase Utley closely this offseason to see if he becomes available via trade.

    Advice: Utley would have to approve any deal, and he's expressed a hesitancy to do so in the past. However, the Phillies don't seem particularly close to contending, so perhaps the soon-to-be 36-year-old will have a change of heart over the winter. Utley hit a solid .270/.339/.407 with 11 homers and 78 RBI this season and would no doubt draw plenty of interest from around the league if he's placed on the trade block. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 9:14 am
     
    L, 2-1 vs ^ Atl
  • Infante taking Toradol for shoulder pain
    Omar Infante has been taking oral doses of Toradol in order to combat nagging pain in his right shoulder.

    Advice: Toradol is a controversial pain-killer that has been banned by some teams and in some countries, but Major League Baseball considers it legal. "I feel better, because I’m taking strong pills," Infante said. "That’s helped me a lot. I feel it a little bit in B.P., and I still feel sore in the front of my shoulder. But yesterday I felt more comfortable." Infante could have minor surgery over the offseason to repair his shoulder issue, but he'll gut it out for now. Rotoworld.com
    Yesterday, 8:01 am
  • Infante delivers two-run homer in Game 2 win
    Omar Infante went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in a World Series Game 2 win over the Giants on Wednesday.

    Advice: Infante was one of the Royals' worst offensive performers during the regular season, but he came up big in Game 2. He doubled and scored the Royals' second run in the second inning, and his two-run blast off Hunter Strickland capped a five-run sixth inning that decided the outcome of the game. The homer was his first in 145 career postseason at-bats. It was a good time for it, as the Royals needed a split to stand a chance heading to San Francisco for a three-game set that starts Friday. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 8:46 pm
  • Indians expected to exercise option on Aviles
    The Indians are expected to exercise their 2015 option on Mike Aviles.

    Advice: Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said a few weeks ago that he was undecided on Aviles and his $3.5 million option, but Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the team is leaning toward bringing him back. Aviles hit just .247/.273/.343 last season but appeared at six different positions and offers a veteran presence. The Indians don't officially have to make a decision on the 33-year-old until three days after the end of the World Series. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 8:05 pm
     
    Player Note
    Mike Avilés Cle - 2B,3B,SS,OF
    W, 7-2 vs x TB
  • Nix replaces Colon on Royals' WS roster
    Jayson Nix has replaced Christian Colon on the Royals' roster for the World Series.

    Advice: Colon logged two plate appearances between the ALDS and ALCS while serving as a backup infielder. Nix was claimed off waivers from the Pirates in late August and appeared in seven games for the Royals down the stretch. This is the Royals' only roster change for the World Series against the Giants. Rotoworld.com
    Tuesday, 8:57 am
     
    Player Note
    Jayson Nix KC - 2B,3B,SS
    W, 6-4 x @CWS
  • Tony Abreu elects to become a free agent
    Tony Abreu has elected to become a free agent.

    Advice: Abreu was outrighted off the Giants' 40-man roster mid-summer and will now test the open market. The 29-year-old infielder is a .254/.283/.373 career hitter in 615 plate appearances at the major league level. Rotoworld.com
    Monday, 7:59 am
     
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    W, 9-3 vs x SD
  • Pedro Ciriaco catches on with Braves
    Braves signed INF Pedro Ciriaco to a minor league contract.

    Advice: Ciriaco had been removed from the Royals' 40-man roster. The 29-year-old infielder will presumably receive an invitation to spring training and compete for a utility job. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 10:48 am
     
    Player Note
    Pedro Ciriaco Atl - 2B,3B,SS
    Not Active
    W, 2-1 x @Phi
  • Tribe wants Kipnis to lose weight over winter
    The Indians have given Jason Kipnis a different offseason conditioning program in hopes that he'll lose some weight and add some flexibility.

    Advice: Kipnis bulked up last winter in hopes of adding more power. The plan backfired, as his bat and foot speed both dropped, leading to a very disappointing season. A nagging oblique injury also was a major factor, but the Indians hope a slimmer Kipnis will bounce back to his All-Star form in 2015. Rotoworld.com
    Sunday, 6:46 am
     
    W, 7-2 vs x TB
  • Cord Phelps opts to explore free agency
    Cord Phelps has elected free agency.

    Advice: The 27-year-old infielder got just three at-bats with the Orioles in 2014, spending most of his time at Triple-A Norfolk where he slashed .259/.361/.388 with seven homers and 51 RBI in 99 contests. He'll look for an opportunity to compete for a utility role elsewhere. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 7:32 am
     
    Not Active
    W, 1-0 x @Tor
  • Eddie Rosario continues hot hitting in AFL
    Twins prospect Eddie Rosario continued his hot hitting in Arizona Fall League play on Friday, going 3-for-6 with a run scored as Salt River and Peoria played to a 3-3 tie.

    Advice: Rosario also swiped a pair of bases in the ballgame, giving him six steals in seven games in Arizona. He's hitting a blistering .455 (15-for-33) in the early going with five RBI and four runs scored. The 23-year-old outfielder is expected to return to Double-A New Britain to begin the 2015 campaign. Rotoworld.com
    Saturday, 5:30 am
     
    Not Active
    L, 3-0 x @Det
  • Brian Roberts retires after 14 MLB seasons
    Brian Roberts announced his retirement from professional baseball on Friday.

    Advice: A first round pick of the Orioles in 1999, the 37-year-old spent all but the final season of his 14-year big league career in Baltimore. The two-time All-Star finishes with a career slash of .276/.347/.409 with 97 homers, 542 RBI and 285 stolen bases. His last few years were marred by injuries, as he averaged just 57 games per season over his final five years. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 5:53 pm
     
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    W, 9-5 x @Bos
  • Phillies outright Andres Blanco to Triple-A
    Phillies sent INF Andres Blanco outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

    Advice: It's nothing more than a procedural move to open up a spot on the 40-man roster for the Phillies. The 30-year-old infielder appeared in 25 games with the Phillies in 2014, slashing .277/.306/.447 with a homer and three RBI in 47 at-bats. Rotoworld.com
    Friday, 4:12 pm
     
    Player Note
    Andrés Blanco Phi - 2B,3B,SS
    Not Active
    L, 2-1 vs x Atl
  • Wong hits second NLCS homer in Game 4 loss
    Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with a double and a homer in the Cardinals' loss to the Giants in Wednesday's NLCS Game 4.

    Advice: As he's been all series, Wong was a catalyst for the Cards' offense Wednesday. He led off the top of the second inning with a double off center fielder Gregor Blanco's glove, coming around to score on an A.J. Pierzynski single. The little man did it himself in the third, smashing a Ryan Vogelsong pitch over the right field wall for his second homer of the series. Wong is hitting .357 with two doubles, a triple, two homers and four RBI through four games of the NLCS. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 9:06 pm
     
    W, 1-0 ^ @Ari
  • Flaherty hits solo home run in loss to Royals
    Ryan Flaherty hit a solo home run, the only run the Orioles could muster on the afternoon, in Wednesday's ALCS Game 4 loss to the Royals.

    Advice: Flaherty's home run off Royals starter Jason Vargas in the third inning cut the Royals' lead to 2-1, but it was as close as the Orioles would come. Surprisingly, Flaherty finished the series as one of the Orioles' most productive hitters, batting .333 (4-for-12) with a home run and three RBI. Rotoworld.com
    Wednesday, 4:21 pm
     
    Player Note
    Ryan Flaherty Bal - 2B,3B,SS
    W, 1-0 ^ @Tor
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