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Minnesota Twins News and Rumors: Byron Buxton Called Up After Aaron Hicks Injury

The Minnesota Twins have called up Byron Buxton to take over for Aaron Hicks after the outfielder suffered a hamstring injury and now the young prospect will get another chance to stick around after previously coming up and getting injured earlier in the summer.read more

MLB Rumors and News: Angels Lose CJ Wilson For Season, Yankees Call Up Luis Severino

The Los Angeles Angels have lost pitcher CJ Wilson for the rest of the season with an elbow injury that needs surgery, while the NY Yankees called up prospect Luis Severino after not making a major trade at the deadline for more depth in the starting rotation after losing Michael Pineda to the DL with an injury.read more

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

Miami Marlins Rumors: Jose Fernandez Cleared For Rehab Assignment After Tommy John Surgery

The Miami Marlins are expecting Jose Fernandez back this season after his recovery from Tommy John surgery last year and the pitcher is continuing to make progress, as he has been cleared for a rehab assignment in the minor leagues and any fantasy baseball owners with an eye on Fernandez should go after him as soon as possible.read more

NY Yankees News: Masahiro Tanaka Returns Soon, Throws Scoreless Innings In Minor League Start

The New York Yankees are set to get Masahiro Tanaka back soon after a stint on the 15-day DL and the pitcher may make a couple more starts on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following his three shutout innings on Thursday.read more

NY Yankees News: Masahiro Tanaka Returns Soon After Rehab Start

The NY Yankees are getting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka back from stint on the 15-day DL after dealing with a wrist and forearm issue and the Japanese star is on his way to a rehab assignment in the minor leagues in Scranton this week after throwing a bullpen session at Nationals Park ahead of the start of the New York series against Washington.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

Yankees Rumors: Masahiro Tanaka Return Likely In June, Michael Pineda Best Fantasy Replacement

The NY Yankees could get Masahiro Tanaka back next month after the pitcher was placed on the 15-day DL with a forearm injury and his return should come in June, but no timetable has been set and this comes as Michael Pineda has been a steady replacement in the New York rotation and for fantasy owners, going 5-0 to start the year.read more

Fantasy News: Masahiro Tanaka Returns Soon, Noah Syndergaard, Chris Archer Best Replacement Pickups

NY Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka is on the 15-day DL with a wrist injury and he could be on his way back soon, as he was able to throw without issue from 60 feet and for fantasy baseball owners still look for replacements this week, Noah Syndergaard, Chris Archer and James Paxton could be solid pickups in 12-team baseball leagues.read more

NY Yankees Rumors and Fantasy News: Masahiro Tanaka Returns Soon

The NY Yankees are hopeful pitcher Masahiro Tanaka can return to the first-place team soon following his wrist injury and he threw for the first time on Thursday since dealing with the arm issue and made 50 throws from flat ground and that could be the first step as he makes his way off the DL.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

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

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