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Fri 7/21/17
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P Y. Darvish TEX $9,700 SALARY 5.7x VALUE 55.0 FP
OF M. Conforto NYM $3,600 SALARY 12.3x VALUE 44.4 FP
1B E. Encarnacion CLE $3,500 SALARY 12.7x VALUE 44.4 FP
2B J. Schoop BAL $3,300 SALARY 9.8x VALUE 32.2 FP
OF A. Pollock ARI $3,000 SALARY 13.4x VALUE 40.1 FP
C V. Martinez DET $2,900 SALARY 14.1x VALUE 40.9 FP
SS M. Semien OAK $2,300 SALARY 12.3x VALUE 28.2 FP
OF A. Almonte CLE $2,100 SALARY 19.5x VALUE 40.9 FP
3B C. Moran HOU $2,000 SALARY 17.2x VALUE 34.4 FP
      $32,400 TOTAL
SALARY
  360.5 TOTAL
FP
SP Y. Darvish TEX $10,600 SALARY 3.1x VALUE 32.4 FP
SP M. Fiers HOU $7,500 SALARY 4.2x VALUE 31.6 FP
OF M. Conforto NYM $4,400 SALARY 7.3x VALUE 32.0 FP
1B E. Encarnacion CLE $4,300 SALARY 7.4x VALUE 32.0 FP
2B J. Schoop BAL $4,000 SALARY 5.8x VALUE 23.0 FP
OF A. Pollock ARI $4,000 SALARY 7.8x VALUE 31.0 FP
SS M. Semien OAK $3,300 SALARY 7.0x VALUE 23.0 FP
OF A. Almonte CLE $3,300 SALARY 9.4x VALUE 31.0 FP
C T. Flowers ATL $2,700 SALARY 10.0x VALUE 27.0 FP
3B C. Moran HOU $2,400 SALARY 10.8x VALUE 26.0 FP
      $46,500 TOTAL
SALARY
  289.0 TOTAL
FP
P Y. Darvish TEX $53 SALARY 0.7x VALUE 36.0 FP
P M. Fiers HOU $42 SALARY 0.8x VALUE 34.0 FP
OF M. Conforto NYM $17 SALARY 1.7x VALUE 28.0 FP
SS M. Semien OAK $16 SALARY 1.1x VALUE 18.0 FP
2B J. Pirela SD $14 SALARY 1.7x VALUE 24.0 FP
1B V. Martinez DET $13 SALARY 2.0x VALUE 26.0 FP
C T. Flowers ATL $13 SALARY 1.9x VALUE 24.0 FP
OF A. Pollock ARI $12 SALARY 2.2x VALUE 26.0 FP
OF A. Almonte CLE $9 SALARY 2.9x VALUE 26.0 FP
3B C. Moran HOU $9 SALARY 2.4x VALUE 22.0 FP
      $198 TOTAL
SALARY
  264.0 TOTAL
FP
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Giants' Johnny Cueto (blister) still not throwing

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto has yet to resume throwing as he recovers from blisters on his throwing hand.

What It Means:

Cueto isn't rushing his return, but he doesn't have any reason to. At 37-61, the Giants are 29 1/2 back of first place and will likely miss the playoffs for the second time in three years. While he's likely to return this season, it could be a while before we see Cueto toeing the rubber again.

We project Cueto for a 2-2 record, 4.50 ERA and 31 strikeouts across 40 innings the rest of this season.

Nationals' Ryan Raburn to be placed on bereavement list

Washington Nationals outfielder Ryan Raburn is set to go on the team's bereavement list tomorrow, according to MASN Sports' Mark Zuckerman.

What It Means:

Raburn is available off the bench Saturday, but is unlikely to see action after the passing of his grandfather. Chris Heisey is starting in his place tonight and could continue to do so in the next few games.

Our numbers have Raburn at 1 home run, 5 RBI and a .217 average for the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

Marlins-Reds expected to start at 8:05

Saturday's game between the Miami Marlins and Cincinnati Reds is expected to start around 8:05pm ET.

What It Means:

The game hasn't been delayed due to rain, but has taken precautionary measures with thunderstorms in the surrounding areas. They're going to give it a go shortly after 8:00 local time.

According to Fantasy Alarm, there's just a 15% chance of rain until 10:00pm. After that, the forecast calls for chances of precipitation of 56% and 74% for 10:00 and 11:00, respectively.

Braves' Brandon Phillips (hamstring) out again Saturday

Atlanta Braves second baseman Brandon Phillips (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What It Means:

Phillips tweaked his hamstring on Thursday and will now have missed two games with the injury. It is not considered serious as Phillips is optimistic he will be available to play on Sunday. Johan Camargo will make another start at second base on Saturday.

Phillips has scored 47 runs while posting a .294 batting average so far and is projected, by our models, for 31 more runs scored in 246 plate appearances the rest of the season.

Starlin Castro (hamstring) placed on the Yankees' DL

The New York Yankees have placed second baseman Starlin Castro (hamstring) on the 10-day DL, per Erik Boland of Newsday Sports.

What It Means:

Castro didn't even make it a week without returning the DL. He missed 13 games with a hamstring strain at the beginning of the month and may be sidelined longer this time. Tyler Wade was called up from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Ronald Torreyes is starting at second base Saturday.

Castro has slugged 12 home runs with 45 RBI while posting a .307 batting average in 337 plate appearances this season.

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Giants' Johnny Cueto (blister) still not throwing

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto has yet to resume throwing as he recovers from blisters on his throwing hand.

What It Means:

Cueto isn't rushing his return, but he doesn't have any reason to. At 37-61, the Giants are 29 1/2 back of first place and will likely miss the playoffs for the second time in three years. While he's likely to return this season, it could be a while before we see Cueto toeing the rubber again.

We project Cueto for a 2-2 record, 4.50 ERA and 31 strikeouts across 40 innings the rest of this season.

Nationals' Ryan Raburn to be placed on bereavement list

Washington Nationals outfielder Ryan Raburn is set to go on the team's bereavement list tomorrow, according to MASN Sports' Mark Zuckerman.

What It Means:

Raburn is available off the bench Saturday, but is unlikely to see action after the passing of his grandfather. Chris Heisey is starting in his place tonight and could continue to do so in the next few games.

Our numbers have Raburn at 1 home run, 5 RBI and a .217 average for the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

Marlins-Reds expected to start at 8:05

Saturday's game between the Miami Marlins and Cincinnati Reds is expected to start around 8:05pm ET.

What It Means:

The game hasn't been delayed due to rain, but has taken precautionary measures with thunderstorms in the surrounding areas. They're going to give it a go shortly after 8:00 local time.

According to Fantasy Alarm, there's just a 15% chance of rain until 10:00pm. After that, the forecast calls for chances of precipitation of 56% and 74% for 10:00 and 11:00, respectively.

Braves' Brandon Phillips (hamstring) out again Saturday

Atlanta Braves second baseman Brandon Phillips (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What It Means:

Phillips tweaked his hamstring on Thursday and will now have missed two games with the injury. It is not considered serious as Phillips is optimistic he will be available to play on Sunday. Johan Camargo will make another start at second base on Saturday.

Phillips has scored 47 runs while posting a .294 batting average so far and is projected, by our models, for 31 more runs scored in 246 plate appearances the rest of the season.

Starlin Castro (hamstring) placed on the Yankees' DL

The New York Yankees have placed second baseman Starlin Castro (hamstring) on the 10-day DL, per Erik Boland of Newsday Sports.

What It Means:

Castro didn't even make it a week without returning the DL. He missed 13 games with a hamstring strain at the beginning of the month and may be sidelined longer this time. Tyler Wade was called up from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Ronald Torreyes is starting at second base Saturday.

Castro has slugged 12 home runs with 45 RBI while posting a .307 batting average in 337 plate appearances this season.

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Giants' Johnny Cueto (blister) still not throwing

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto has yet to resume throwing as he recovers from blisters on his throwing hand.

What It Means:

Cueto isn't rushing his return, but he doesn't have any reason to. At 37-61, the Giants are 29 1/2 back of first place and will likely miss the playoffs for the second time in three years. While he's likely to return this season, it could be a while before we see Cueto toeing the rubber again.

We project Cueto for a 2-2 record, 4.50 ERA and 31 strikeouts across 40 innings the rest of this season.

Nationals' Ryan Raburn to be placed on bereavement list

Washington Nationals outfielder Ryan Raburn is set to go on the team's bereavement list tomorrow, according to MASN Sports' Mark Zuckerman.

What It Means:

Raburn is available off the bench Saturday, but is unlikely to see action after the passing of his grandfather. Chris Heisey is starting in his place tonight and could continue to do so in the next few games.

Our numbers have Raburn at 1 home run, 5 RBI and a .217 average for the remainder of the 2017 campaign.

Marlins-Reds expected to start at 8:05

Saturday's game between the Miami Marlins and Cincinnati Reds is expected to start around 8:05pm ET.

What It Means:

The game hasn't been delayed due to rain, but has taken precautionary measures with thunderstorms in the surrounding areas. They're going to give it a go shortly after 8:00 local time.

According to Fantasy Alarm, there's just a 15% chance of rain until 10:00pm. After that, the forecast calls for chances of precipitation of 56% and 74% for 10:00 and 11:00, respectively.

Braves' Brandon Phillips (hamstring) out again Saturday

Atlanta Braves second baseman Brandon Phillips (hamstring) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What It Means:

Phillips tweaked his hamstring on Thursday and will now have missed two games with the injury. It is not considered serious as Phillips is optimistic he will be available to play on Sunday. Johan Camargo will make another start at second base on Saturday.

Phillips has scored 47 runs while posting a .294 batting average so far and is projected, by our models, for 31 more runs scored in 246 plate appearances the rest of the season.

Starlin Castro (hamstring) placed on the Yankees' DL

The New York Yankees have placed second baseman Starlin Castro (hamstring) on the 10-day DL, per Erik Boland of Newsday Sports.

What It Means:

Castro didn't even make it a week without returning the DL. He missed 13 games with a hamstring strain at the beginning of the month and may be sidelined longer this time. Tyler Wade was called up from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Ronald Torreyes is starting at second base Saturday.

Castro has slugged 12 home runs with 45 RBI while posting a .307 batting average in 337 plate appearances this season.

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