The Cincinnati Reds are wearing their All-Star support for Joey Votto. The entire ballclub donned "Vote for Votto" red T-shirts during batting practice Wednesday before their game against the New York Mets. Votto is one of four players competing in an Internet vote that will determine the final NL roster spot for next week's game in Anaheim.
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Hairston picking it up of latePosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://feeds.cbssports.com)
Infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. had his first three-hit game Tuesday since May 31. His .246 average equals the highest it has been since the first day of June. Jerry Hairston - Games - Video Games - Television - Programs
Corey Patterson gets day offPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Corey Patterson is taking the night off Wednesday, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com. Our View Josh Bell will be the DH in Wednesday's game. Interim manager Juan Samuel said that he's only trying to keep everyone fresh, and Patterson will be back in the lineup on Thursday.
McCutchen back in leadoff spotPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Andrew McCutchen has been moved back to the leadoff spot, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Our View Pirates manager Johnny Russell said that this is a long-term move for McCutchen. He's hitting .295 on the season with seven homers and 24 RBI, though only one of them has come in the last ten games.
Josh Bell to DH on WednesdayPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Josh Bell will DH for the Orioles on Wednesday, according to MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli. Our View Bell is stepping in for Corey Patterson. Patterson's getting the day off to stay fresh and will be back in the lineup on Thursday. Since being recalled on July 1, Bell has two hits in 11 at-bats.
Quentin scratched WednesdayPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Carlos Quentin has now been scratched from Wednesday's lineup, contradicting an earlier report, according to Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune. Our View Quentin is dealing with a sore knee and was held out of Tuesday's game for the same reason. The team is calling him day-to-day, however, and they don't expect him to miss extended time.
Luis Castillo will begin rehab assignment this weekendPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Luis Castillo is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Single-A Port St. Lucie, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Our View Ruben Tejada looks like the guy who'll be kicked off the roster when Castillo returns after the break. He's been on the DL since early June with a bruised foot, though he wasn't exactly lighting the world on fire with a .241 average.
Ramon Hernandez available WednesdayPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Ramon Hernandez is available Wednesday night in case he's needed, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Our View Manager Dusty baker said that Hernandez is getting better but will still only be used in an emergency situation tonight. He's missed three straight starts with a sore knee.
Jason Heyward available for batting practice soonPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://ownersedge.fanball.com)
The News Jason Heyward is on track to take batting practice this weekend, according to Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Our View He's progressing well in the physical therapy on his thumb. He could join the Braves in New York on Friday. He still has a chance to play in the All-Star game.
Padres trade RHP Gallagher to Pirates (AP)Posted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://us.rd.yahoo.com)
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-handed reliever Sean Gallagher from San Diego on Wednesday in exchange for cash. The Pirates, playing a three-game series in Houston, will make a corresponding roster move when Gallagher joins the team. Gallagher (0-0) had a 5.40 ERA in 15 relief appearances for the Padres before he was designated for assignment on July 1.
Schwimer promoted to Triple-APosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://feeds.cbssports.com)
The Phillies have promoted closer Michael Schwimer to Triple-A. Schwimer had a 3.60 ERA, 58 strikeouts, 14 walks and 11 saves in Double-A. Closer - Triple-A - Sports - Baseball - Recreation and Sports
Uribe not in lineupPosted in Fantasy Baseball by DuckSnort 34 days ago (http://feeds.cbssports.com)
Juan Uribe, who missed Tuesday's game with a sprained joint in his left ring finger, was not in the starting lineup for the Giants for Wednesday's contest at Milwaukee. Edgar Renteria started at shortstop in his place. Manager Bruce Bochy told the San Francisco Chronicle that Uribe would be available off the bench. Juan Uribe - Bruce Bochy - Milwaukee - San Francisco Giants - Sports
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