Fantasy News

  • Travis clears big hurdle playing 5 frames vs. Sox

    Devon Travis

    As Devon Travis took his familiar place in the infield on Friday, the Blue Jays' second baseman had a feeling that the first major fielding hurdle of his Grapefruit League debut was going to come swiftly. Boston's Brock Holt wasted no time affirming that, sending a sharp grounder up the middle on the game's second pitch.

  • Lovullo announces D-backs' starting rotation

    Patrick Corbin

    Zack Greinke, Taijuan Walker, Robbie Ray, Shelby Miller and Patrick Corbin will comprise the D-backs' starting rotation, with Archie Bradley shifting to the bullpen to open the season.

  • Smith says he'll undergo Tommy John surgery

    Will Smith

    Giants reliever Will Smith said Friday that he will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, according to multiple reports.

  • Martinez to open season on disabled list

    J.D. Martinez

    Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez will open the season on the disabled list after being diagnosed with a sprain of the lisfranc ligament in his right foot, dealing an early blow to the Tigers lineup.

  • White Sox scratch Rodon due to biceps tightness

    Carlos Rodon

    White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was scratched from his scheduled start against the A's on Friday with upper left biceps tightness.

  • Rays play waiting game on Duffy, Rasmus

    Matt Duffy

    That Matt Duffy won't be with the Rays at the beginning of season is a known fact. Colby Rasmus' status remains to be determined.

  • Astros tab Keuchel for 3rd straight OD start

    Dallas Keuchel

    Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Friday that lefty Dallas Keuchel will make his third consecutive Opening Day start on April 3 against Seattle.

  • Verlander has arsenal ready for season

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander came to Spring Training six weeks ago with a goal to get himself closer to top form around Opening Day and avoid the first-half struggles that slowed his 2016 season.

  • Donaldson plays four innings in return to field

    Josh Donaldson

    Leading off the top of the second inning during the Blue Jays' 5-4 win against Detroit Wednesday, Tigers catcher James McCann was retired on a routine grounder to third. The crowd at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, however, responded with an enthusiastic round of applause.

  • Mariners option prospect Vogelbach to Triple-A

    Dan Vogelbach

    Rookie Daniel Vogelbach, who was expected to open the season as Seattle's starting first baseman, instead was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday.