Fantasy Baseball Pickups

Houston Astros Rumors: Cole Hamels Trade Option At Deadline With Scott Kazmir?

The Houston Astros are one of the surprise leaders in baseball this season and at the trade deadline they could be buyers, as the rotation could use some help and players like Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir and Johnny Cueto will likely be available and this comes as the team has promoted to shortstop Carlos Correa and he could be a strong fantasy baseball pickup.read more

NY Yankees Rumors: Andrew Miller On DL With Injury, Dellin Betances Closer, A-Rod Fantasy Option

The New York Yankees have lost closer Andrew Miller to a forearm injury and now the reliever will be on the disabled list while recovering and that means Joe Girardi likely will use Dellin Betances in late-game situations until Miller returns.read more

NY Yankees Rumors: Jacoby Ellsbury On DL, Slade Heathcott Fantasy Baseball Replacement

The NY Yankees have placed Jacoby Ellsbury on the disabled list with a knee injury and now the outfielder could be out for two weeks, which led New York to bring up Slade Heathcott and this comes as he is leading all leadoff hitters in the American League in hits, runs, stolen bases and on base percentage.read more

NY Mets News: Kevin Plawecki Making Debut After Travis d'Arnaud Out With Injury

The NY Mets have been off to a promising start this season and now the team has lost two players to injuries with Travis d'Arnaud and Jerry Blevins going down with fractures and for fantasy owners some replacements include Kevin Plawecki for the young catcher and both Alex Torres and Sean Gilmartin in the bullpen.read more

Detroit Tigers News: Justin Verlander Has MRI For Injury, No Return Date Set For Pitcher

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander remains out this season while dealing with soreness in his throwing arm and after undergoing an MRI, the team confirmed that he is dealing with a triceps strain and manager Brad Ausmus said a return date to the rotation has not been set.read more

NY Mets Rumors and Fantasy News: Travis d'Arnaud Injury Forces Kevin Plawecki Promotion

The NY Mets have promoted prospect Kevin Plawecki to the major league roster following the injury to catcher Travis d'Arnaud and this comes after the team brought up Hansel Robles from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace reliever Jerry Blevins after he went down with a fractured forearm.read more

Boston Red Sox To Activate Koji Uehara From DL Monday

The Boston Red Sox are activating reliever Koji Uehara from the disabled list on Monday, as manager John Farrell said to the media that the pitcher is healthy and should be ready to return to action this week for the team in the bullpen.read more

Pittsburgh Pirates and Fantasy News: Josh Harrison Signs Contract Extension

The Pittsburgh Pirates locked up Josh Harrison on a four year contract extension following his breakout season last year and now the 27-year-old will be under team control through the 2020 season, giving the Pirates another core player to keep around Andrew McCutchen.read more

Fantasy Baseball 2015: Asdrubal Cabrera Tampa Bay Rays Starting Shortstop

The start of the baseball season is coming in just a few weeks and the Tampa Bay Rays have decided that Asdrubal Cabrera will be the everyday shortstop in 2015 and that is a significant move by the team, as Nick Franklin and Tim Beckham were expected to step up, but Cabrera has been the most consistent option this spring and he now has the job.read more

Justin Verlander On DL To Start Season For Detroit Tigers

Fantasy baseball drafts are finishing up leading into the start of the season and owners should keep an eye on Justin Verlander, as the Detroit Tigers starting pitcher is looking like he will start the season on the DL after dealing with biceps muscle cramping and it comes with Opening Day less than a week away.read more

Taijuan Walker, Hisashi Iwakuma Best Fantasy Baseball Pickups After James Paxton Put On 15-Day DL

The Seattle Mariners have been off to a great start this season, but injuries are starting to pile up, as James Paxton was placed on the 15-day DL with a back strain and this comes as Taijuan Walker and Hisashi Iwakuma are on their way back from injuries and they are the best fantasy baseball pickups for owners looking to replace Paxton if they are still available.read more

Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: James Paxton Leaves With Arm Injury As Matt Moore To DL

The fantasy baseball season is in full swing and one of the top sleepers had a scare, as James Paxton had to leave his start on Tuesday night with an arm strain, while Matt Moore was placed on the DL with an injury and that makes this week's top free agent waiver additions and pickups Yangervis Solarte and Jake Odorizzi.read more

David Robertson To DL For New York Yankees

The New York Yankees won on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on Monday, but what they lost could be tough to overcome, as closer David Robertson was placed on the DL and that means he will be out for at least two weeks and it forced Shawn Kelly to step in to earn the save against the Baltimore Orioles.read more

Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Matt Kemp, Emilio Bonifacio, Casey McGehee, Masahiro Tanaka

The fantasy baseball season is here and names like Matt Kemp, Emilio Bonifacio, Casey McGehee, Masahiro Tanaka and James Paxton are some sleeper free agent options to check out on waivers and fantasy owners should be quick to snatch up some of these players heading into the first weeks of the season in April.read more

Top Fantasy Baseball Pickups: Justin Smoak, James Paxton, Emilio Bonifacio

The fantasy baseball season is here and through Week 1 of MLB games, some of the top waiver free agent pickups include Justin Smoak, James Paxton, Brad Miller, Emilio Bonifacio and Aaron Harang, as all those players have had a great start to the season and could be excellent options to snag in deeper leagues as sleeper players for this season.read more

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