Fantasy News

  • Abreu exits with left hamstring tightness

    Jose Abreu

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu left Tuesday's game against the Rangers after two innings with tightness in his left hamstring. He is day to day.

  • Justin Turner breaks wrist, out indefinitely

    Justin Turner

    Dodgers All-Star third baseman Justin Turner suffered a small non-displaced fracture of his left wrist Monday night when hit by a Kendall Graveman pitch. He will open the season on the disabled list and be re-examined by local hand specialist, Dr. Brian Shafer, on Tuesday to determine how long he will be sidelined.

  • Rangers still deciding on closer's role

    Alex Claudio

    Alex Claudio was the Rangers' closer at the end of last year, but it does not appear he will resume that role this season. The Rangers see his versatility and durability more valuable earlier in the game.

  • Competition for D-backs closer's role heating up

    Archie Bradley

    All three Arizona closer candidates were in action over the course of a 48-hour period over the weekend, with Archie Bradley throwing an inning of relief against the Reds on Sunday and Yoshihisa Hirano and Brad Boxberger throwing in "B" games on the back fields on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Braves phenom Acuna sent down

    Ronald Acuna

    Ronald Acuna Jr. will not break camp with the Braves' big league club. The team reassigned the phenom, MLB Pipeline's No. 2 overall prospect, to Minor League camp after Monday's 6-0 win over the Blue Jays, though Acuna did not play in the game.

  • Lynn boosts pitch count with 4 IP in Minors game

    Lance Lynn

    Right-hander Lance Lynn got in his work in a four-inning Minor League intrasquad game on a back field at the Twins' complex on Sunday. He said he felt good afterward and he expects to pitch again in five days.

  • Cespedes singles, feels 'great' in lineup return

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Yoenis Cespedes "felt great" Monday in his return to the lineup following a cortisone shot in his sore right wrist, according to a team spokesman. Appearing for the first time since March 11, Cespedes finished 1-for-3 with a single in the Mets' 2-0 loss to the Astros, playing six innings in left field.

  • Long-awaited rotation of Mets' Fab 5 in sight

    Steven Matz

    For years, the Mets craved a single rotation turn featuring Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz. It might never have happened if not for Jason Vargas' decision to undergo surgery this week on his fractured right hand.

  • Ellsbury won't be ready for Opening Day

    Jacoby Ellsbury

    The Yankees will likely be without outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury for their season opener in Toronto, as manager Aaron Boone told's Bryan Hoch on Monday that Ellsbury is not expected to be ready for Opening Day.

  • Cole to make roster, Hellickson not being rushed

    A.J. Cole

    The Nationals will not have to rush right-hander Jeremy Hellickson if he is not ready to break camp on Sunday, when the team returns to Washington. General manager Mike Rizzo gave no assurances, saying only that Hellickson would be in competition for the fifth starter's spot, which includes A.J. Cole and top pitching prospect Erick Fedde.