Fantasy News

  • Wainwright named Opening Night starter

    Adam Wainwright

    Having delayed the announcement in order to make sure Adam Wainwright made it through his third and final Spring Training start, manager Mike Matheny, after watching Wainwright's 6 2/3-inning performance on Tuesday, finally made official what everyone has known.

  • Ellsbury likely to test oblique Wednesday

    Jacoby Ellsbury

    Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury returned to action in a Minor League game on Tuesday in Tampa, delivering two singles in five at-bats and playing five innings of defense as he works his way back from a strained oblique.

  • Gregerson named Astros closer

    Luke Gregerson

    Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Tuesday that Luke Gregerson would begin the season as the team's closer.

  • Werth takes swings in Minor League game

    Jayson Werth

    Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth went 1-for-2 with a walk in a Minor League game on Monday, his first at-bats in any game this spring, and is scheduled to hit again in a game on Tuesday.

  • Rendon to seek third opinion on MCL sprain

    Anthony Rendon

    Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon saw Dr. James Andrews on Monday, and the doctor confirmed that Rendon has a MCL sprain in his left knee.

  • Verlander could land on disabled list

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander could still pitch in a Minor League game on Friday and be ready to make his turn for the second game of the regular season against the Twins on April 8. He could also open the season on the disabled list and still be eligible to return April 12 vs. the Indians, the first day the Tigers need a fifth starter.

  • Could Montero unseat Gee in Mets' rotation?

    Rafael Montero

    In the two weeks since Zack Wheeler was diagnosed with a torn UCL, Rafael Montero has not only pitched well enough to claim a bullpen spot, but brilliantly enough to make a serious dent in Dillon Gee's job security.

  • Zunino showing off newfound plate discipline

    Mike Zunino

    Catcher Mike Zunino continued his impressive Cactus League season Monday with a home run and key two-run double, raising his batting average to .354 and increasing his team lead in RBIs to 13.

  • Rendon sees Dr. Andrews about ailing left knee

    Anthony Rendon

    Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon traveled to meet with orthopedist Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Monday in order to receive a second opinion on the sprained MCL in his left knee.

  • Hardy to miss Opening Day with strained muscle

    J.J. Hardy

    Former All-Star and Gold Glove shortstop J.J. Hardy will not participate in any baseball activities for a minimum of 10 days after an enhanced MRI revealed a strained muscle below his left shoulder blade.