Fantasy News

  • E-Rod clears latest hurdle in Minors start

    Eduardo Rodriguez

    Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez, who is on a mission to start the season in the rotation instead of the disabled list, aided his cause by stretching out to four innings in a Minor League start on Tuesday.

  • Cobb, Orioles reach 4-year agreement

    Alex Cobb

    The Orioles' spring search for pitching took another big turn on Tuesday night, as the club has reached a four-year agreement with the best remaining free-agent arm, starter Alex Cobb, with the deal worth $57 million, sources told MLB Network insider Jon Heyman and

  • How will Cardinals use top prospect Reyes?

    Alex Reyes

    For months, Cardinals officials have only been specific about Alex Reyes' role when outlining how the club's No. 1 prospect won't be handled. In this arena, the club has employed some hard and fast rules.

  • With Turner out, Dodgers move Forsythe to 3B

    Logan Forsythe

    Justin Turner said on Tuesday his broken left wrist will not need surgery. He said he still doesn't have a timeline to return, and he was scheduled to see hand specialist Dr. Brian Shafer later in the day. In the meantime, the Dodgers soldiered on. Manager Dave Roberts said second baseman Logan Forsythe will move to third.

  • 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.