Fantasy News

  • Martinez to open season on disabled list

    J.D. Martinez

    Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez will open the season on the disabled list after being diagnosed with a sprain of the lisfranc ligament in his right foot, dealing an early blow to the Tigers lineup.

  • White Sox scratch Rodon due to biceps tightness

    Carlos Rodon

    White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was scratched from his scheduled start against the A's on Friday with upper left biceps tightness.

  • Rays play waiting game on Duffy, Rasmus

    Matt Duffy

    That Matt Duffy won't be with the Rays at the beginning of season is a known fact. Colby Rasmus' status remains to be determined.

  • Astros tab Keuchel for 3rd straight OD start

    Dallas Keuchel

    Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Friday that lefty Dallas Keuchel will make his third consecutive Opening Day start on April 3 against Seattle.

  • Tommy John surgery recommended for Smith

    Will Smith

    Giants reliever Will Smith flew to California this week to get a second opinion about his left elbow. When he returned, he brought the news that both doctors agreed -- his recommended course of action is Tommy John surgery.

  • Verlander has arsenal ready for season

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander came to Spring Training six weeks ago with a goal to get himself closer to top form around Opening Day and avoid the first-half struggles that slowed his 2016 season.

  • Donaldson plays four innings in return to field

    Josh Donaldson

    Leading off the top of the second inning during the Blue Jays' 5-4 win against Detroit Wednesday, Tigers catcher James McCann was retired on a routine grounder to third. The crowd at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, however, responded with an enthusiastic round of applause.

  • Mariners option prospect Vogelbach to Triple-A

    Dan Vogelbach

    Rookie Daniel Vogelbach, who was expected to open the season as Seattle's starting first baseman, instead was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday.

  • Rays choose Archer for Opening Day start

    Chris Archer

    No big surprise: Chris Archer will be the Rays' Opening Day starter.

  • Valbuena to miss 4-6 weeks with hamstring strain

    Luis Valbuena

    Infielder Luis Valbuena has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 right hamstring strain and is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks, the Angels announced Thursday.