The Tampa Bay Rays have placed outfielder Gabe Kapler on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hip flexor and recalled outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. The moves were announced before Saturday night's interleague game against Florida. Kapler has a .217 batting average with one homer and eight RBIs in 38 games.
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Ruggiano recalled from minorsPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 43 days ago (http://feeds.cbssports.com)
Rays OF Gabe Kapler was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hip flexor on Saturday and OF Justin Ruggiano was recalled from Triple-A Durham. Ruggiano appeared in a combined 52 games with the Rays during the 2007 and 2008 seasons, hitting .200 with two homers and 10 RBI. He was hitting .291 with four homers and 19 RBI in 44 games this season with Durham. Justin Ruggiano - Durham - Gabe Kapler - Disabled list - Durham Bulls
LaRoche cold but back in lineupPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 43 days ago (http://feeds.cbssports.com)
Pirates INF Andy LaRoche returned to the lineup on Saturday in Detroit with Akinori Iwamura returning to the bench. LaRoche has started four of the last five games for the Pirates and entered Saturday's game just 2 for 19 (.105) over his last six contests. Pittsburgh Pirates - Akinori Iwamura - Andy LaRoche - Games - Video Games
Jeter puts up a gemPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Derek Jeter homered twice, scored three runs, drove in four and stole a base on Saturday as the Yankees defeated the Astros 9-3. Our View An absolutely beautiful line for Jeter, who entered the game with four hits in his last 22 at-bats.
Kapler placed on the DLPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Gabe Kapler has been put on the 15-day DL reports the St. Petersburg Times. Our View Justin Ruggiano takes his place on the active roster.
Cubs send Russell to Triple-APosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News James Russell has been optioned to Triple-A according to the Chicago Sun Times. Our View The move wasn't a surprise after Russell failed to get anyone out while allowing four earned runs against the White Sox on Friday.
Placido Polanco: Not in the Starting Lineup SaturdayPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://www.rotowire.com)
Placido Polanco: Polanco is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Red Sox, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
Nelson Cruz: (Hamstring) Rehab Assignment Pushed BackPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://www.rotowire.com)
Nelson Cruz: Cruz (hamstring) has had his rehab assignment put on hold until next weekend, ruling him out for a return at any point next week according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
Tatis is Saturday night's lineupPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Fernando Tatis will make his first start since May 30 on Saturday according to SNY's Kevin Burkhardt. Our View The veteran's start at third base will only be his second appearance in the month of June.
Gardner takes batting practicePosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Updating a previous note: Brett Gardner took batting practice prior to Saturday's game and pronounced himself "available to play today and be in there [on Sunday]" according to MLB.com. Our View It looks as if he'll be in the lineup on Sunday. Stay tuned.
Twins to make a run at Lowell?Posted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Twins field staff is pushing hard for the club to make a run at Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell. Our View At this point, Lowell would be a huge upgrade at the hot corner in the Twin Cities. Then again, it wouldn't take much to better Nick Punto's .232-0-13 line from this season.
Beckett throws on flat groundPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 44 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo reports that Josh Beckett threw 30 times at 60 feet on Saturday. It still appears that he is at least a week away from throwing off a mound, however. Our View The report cites Terry Francona as being pleased. At this point, any news is good news, but it doesn't appear that Beckett will be pitching in the majors before the All-Star break.
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