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Note: This is a guest column courtesy of daily and weekly fantasy baseball site DraftStreet.com. Here are some pitchers to consider for later on this season if you play season-long, daily or weekly fantasy baseball: Brandon Beachy, SP - Atlanta BravesBrandon Beachy last pitched for the Braves in June 2012 and has been out since then after undergoing Tommy John surgery. But he’s now back making rehab starts in the minors and on track to return to the Braves soon.Beachy, now 26, has only 41 major-league starts. But in 25 starts in 2011, Beachy struck out 169 in 141 2/3 innings for a K/9 of 10.7. Beachy had a 3.68 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.Beachy made 12 starts in 2012 before getting hurt, during which he had a 2.00 ERA and 0.96 WHIP. His K/9 fell to 7.6.When Beachy returns, the Braves may not have an obvious candidate to drop from the rotation. Mike Minor is having a great year while veterans Tim Hudson and Paul Maholm are unlikely choices for the bullpen. That leaves Julio Teheran and Kris...
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Michael Pineda had been moving along quite well over his first three rehab starts (not including a simulated game) compiling a 0.63 ERA and 11/4 K/BB ratio in 14 1/3 innings. However, he was roughed up in a start with Trenton against the Double- A Binghamton Mets this afternoon.
Pineda lasted only three innings, giving up four runs on four hits while surrendering four walks. He...
Brandon Beachy was slated to rejoin the Atlanta Braves rotation on June 18 before a rehab setback delayed his return. He appears to be back on track, as he felt good after throwing a light bullpen session Sunday morning, according to Eric Single of MLB.com.
"It feels good," Beachy said. "I'm going to
go out and play catch today, take an off-day tomorrow."...
The Atlanta Braves have continued to play excellent baseball more often than not in the 2013 season, something that was obvious in the team’s three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks to stretch their lead in the NL East to 6 1/2 games, which is currently the largest division lead in all of baseball.
Indeed, this latest series against the D-Backs was as good as it gets, as it...
Battling command issues over three innings on Sunday, New York Yankees flamethrower Michael Pineda surrendered four runs and four walks in a rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton. Throwing only 32 of 67 pitches for strikes, the 24-year-old Pineda clearly endured the most ineffective outing of his comeback. Nevertheless, consistently hitting 93 mph on the radar, the 6-foot-7, 260...
Manager Fredi Gonzalez is delighted with the Atlanta Braves' 6 1/2-game lead in the NL East.
Now Gonzalez wants to see his team put together more winning streaks and farther distance itself from the second-place Washington Nationals.
With the Braves beginning a three-game home series on Tuesday against the woeful Miami Marlins, Gonzalez is hoping for vast improvement in Atlanta...
The Braves finished the first half of the season with a 6.5 game lead
Another late inning comeback lifts the Atlanta Braves over the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a big 8th inning that sent the Braves to an 11-5 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Game 2 of this 3 game series was nothing more than a back and forth affair. The Braves would take the lead; the D-Backs would answer. ...
Alex Rodriguez says he feels great and his relationship with the New York Yankees is fine.
Rodriguez didn't indicate when he will start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment or rejoin the big league team, saying Saturday he "can't wait to get back."
"So far, no issues," Rodriguez said. "I'm just working really hard. I'm having...
What the F is up with Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees?
And does anyone outside of the Bronx care?
While Bob Kaplisch of the Record (Woodland Park, NJ) recently wrote that a Yankees insider called Rodriguez's recent behavior "bizarre," A-Rod told the Associated Press on Saturday that he "can't wait to get back."
"So far, no issues,"...
TAMPA, Fla. — New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is set to play Tuesday night in his first minor league game on a rehabilitation assignment.
Rodriguez said he felt fine and was eager to get going.
“Awesome,” he said Monday at the Yankees’ spring training complex. “I’m really excited.”
Rodriguez said he didn’t have a timetable for rejoining the Yankees....
Alex Rodriguez, following a week of controversy and headlines, will finally begin his rehab assignment after being cleared by doctors authorized by the New York Yankees.
A-Rod will play in a minimum of three innings at third base on Tuesday for Single-A Charleston, according to beat writer Bryan Hoch. Rodriguez will work his way up to playing a full nine innings over the course of...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Freddie Freeman, Dan Uggla and Brian McCann homered, powering Atlanta Braves past the Diamondbacks 6-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep in the matchup of division leaders.
Paul Maholm (9-6) gave up two runs and eight hits in 6 23 innings for the Braves, who improved to a big league-best 28-11 at home.
Trevor Cahill (3-10) allowed six runs and seven hits in 4 13 innings...
Facebook can be entertaining, particularly when they’re either hacked or fake. In this particular occasion, there is a fake Facebook Alex Rodriguez page floating around looking to make July 3 “National Pray for A-Rod Day”. The fake Facebook page is calling for a day designated for everyone to send prayers up for A-Rod because his feelings are “hurt deeply” after being trashed...
The New York Yankees are looking to put an ugly June behind them in which they finished tied for the third-worst record in baseball.
Having Andy Pettitte on the mound to face the Minnesota Twins could help them avoid their first six-game losing streak in six seasons.
Pettitte has won his last 10 overall decisions against the Twins and will start Monday night for the visiting Yankees...
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon with a 6-2 victory at Turner Field.Braves’ first baseman Freddie Freeman led the offensive charge with a three-run bomb to deep center in the third inning, scoring Andrelton Simmons and Justin Upton to give the Braves a 4-1 lead at the time.Dan Uggla would add to that lead with a two...
The New York Yankees don't intend to lament their misdeeds during a miserable June.
No, they figure the only way to get out the funk they're in is to look ahead to July.
Hiroki Kuroda gave up three home runs, and the Yankees couldn't muster a significant clutch hit in a 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. The defeat was New York's fifth straight and...