May 6 MLB Fantasy Quick Notes

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May 6 MLB Fantasy Quick Notes
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TOP NEWS: On the comeback trail, Alex Rodriguez went 3-for-6 with two homers and played third base in an extended spring training game on Tuesday.

 

AL

Tigers placed outfielder Carlos Guillen on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his left shoulder...

The Tigers recalled Jeff Larish to replace Guillen...

Jorge Posadawas placed on the 15-day DL with a right hamstring strain. He could be sidelined for up to five weeks...

In his major league debut, Brett Cecil pitched six innings and allowed two runs, one earned, for the win...

Adam Lind, now batting .333 with three homers and 29 RBI, went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and five RBI on Tuesday night...

Yesterday we reported that Kevin Youkilis would be out with a lower back injury, the Boston Herald reported that it is a sore left side...

Jacoby Ellsbury told reporters after Tuesday's game that his hamstring injury is "nothing serious."...

B.J. Upton broke out of an 0-for-17 slump with an RBI double...

Matt Garza allowed two earned runs (both homers) against the Orioles for his third win of the season...

Many "Expert's" sleeper for 2009, Nelson Cruz, hit his seventh homer of the season...

Vicente Padilla does realize that he is Vicente Padilla right.  Tuesday night he allowed just one unearned run and one hit over eight innings in a no-decision against the Mariners...

Nick Blackburn how does your neck feel pal?  Blackburn allowed nine runs, six earned, over three-and-one-third innings in a 9-0 loss to the Tigers...

Shocker, the A's sent Dana Eveland down to Triple-A Tuesday...

Daisuke Matsuzaka, recovering from a fatigue shoulder, pitched two-and-two-thirds scoreless innings Tuesday in his first rehab start.  He should be ready to come off the DL on May 20 or 21...

Brad Ziegler, back from dealing with flu like symptoms, struck out two in a perfect inning Tuesday...

John Lackey allowed just a single hit in four-and-two-thirds innings during a rehab start.  He'll pitch one more time at Triple-A and then could be recalled back to the Angels...

Anna Benson's husband is expected to return back to the Rangers today...

Angels optioned infielder Brandon Wood to Triple-A and recalled outfielder Reggie Willits...

NL 

Good news, Rick Ankiel was released from a St. Louis-area hospital Tuesday morning...

Daniel Murphy was seen taking ground balls at first base on Tuesday by Dave Lennon of NY Newsday...

Matt Capps has been shut down with what is being called "minor discomfort" in his elbow...

Carlos Beltran extended his hitting streak to 16 games Tuesday night and is now batting .404...

2008 NL Cy Young Award Winner, Tim Lincecum, limited the Cubs to two runs and four hits over seven innings for the win...

Bill Hall will be in the lineup today after missing Tuesday's game with a hamstring strain...

Roy Oswalt has a bone bruise in his right index finger which made it difficult for him throw later in the game...

Braves sent Brandon Jones back down to Triple-A after activating Garrett Anderson...

Edinson Volquez was at it again Tuesday night, as he threw eight shutout innings in a 7-0 win over the Marlins...

Brandon Phillips was 3-for-6 with a homer and  a career high six RBI...

After sitting out two games over the weekend J.J. Hardy has now hit safely in three straight games.  Hardy was 3-for-3 with four RBI Tuesday...

Shane Victorino hit a homer and had three RBI against the Cardinals...

Joe Beimel was activated from the 15-day DL this morning, look for him to close for the Nationals...

Ryan Zimmerman's hitting streak is now at 23 games...

 

Originally Posted At FantasyPros911.com

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