Fantasy News

  • Yankees tab Tanaka for Opening Day start

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka has been named as the Yankees' Opening Day starter for the April 6 contest against the Blue Jays, accepting an assignment that had been issued to CC Sabathia for the last six seasons.

  • Tribe options Salazar; rotation competition shrinks

    Danny Salazar

    On Friday, Cleveland made it clear that Danny Salazar still has room for growth, optioning the hard-throwing starter to Triple-A Columbus. The move comes one day after Salazar imploded in a Cactus League start against the Reds.

  • O's want Gausman ready to be both starter, reliever

    Kevin Gausman

    Kevin Gausman pitched just one inning in the Orioles' 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Thursday and manager Buck Showalter said he could shorten up the right-hander as a potential bullpen option in the final two weeks of camp.

  • Uehara's hamstring better, opener still possible

    Koji Uehara

    The Red Sox got an encouraging piece of news on the injury front on Thursday, as closer Koji Uehara took a step forward in his recovery from a right hamstring strain.

  • Encarnacion, Cecil return to action

    Edwin Encarnacion

    First baseman Edwin Encarnacion and left-hander Brett Cecil made their return to the Blue Jays' lineup in Thursday afternoon's 4-1 win over the Phillies following prolonged absences because of injuries.

  • Hale: Tomas may start season in Minors

    Yasmany Tomas

    Cuban star Yasmany Tomas could still start the regular season in the Minor Leagues, D-backs manager Chip Hale said on Thursday before his club played the Padres in a Cactus League game at Salt River Fields.

  • Orioles have tentative rehab schedule for Wieters

    Matt Wieters

    The Orioles have mapped out the tentative rehab schedule for catcher Matt Wieters, who will remain with the team through its season-opening series at Tampa Bay.

  • Robertson managing soreness in right forearm

    David Robertson

    White Sox closer David Robertson mentioned that he has a little soreness in his forearm, but he threw a 25-pitch bullpen before the White Sox contest against the Dodgers and reported no issues.

  • Indians' rotation race likely to last through camp's final week

    Danny Salazar

    The Indians have yet to reveal their choices for the two openings in their rotation, and the competition looks like it will last into the final week of Spring Training.

  • Lester has 'good, normal' outing in Minors game

    Jon Lester

    The Cubs' Jon Lester threw 54 pitches in a Minor League game Thursday, and he wanted to focus on his next start and what he needs to do to prepare for that rather than look ahead to Opening Night.