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Closer’s Corner, June 21: Brian Fuentes, Huston Street, Alfredo Simon & More

Monday, June 21, 2010

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Closer’s Corner, June 21: Brian Fuentes, Huston Street, Alfredo Simon & More

If you read this article posted back in March, you know why it’s important to keep an eye on your league’s waiver wire as save opportunities get shuffled around major league bullpens. • Just last week, Diamondbacks’ closer Chad Qualls (who saved 24 games in 2009) was relieved of his duties after converting just 12 of his 16 save opportunities with an 8.46 ERA in 22 1/3 innings thus far. Teammate Aaron Heilman earned the four-out save Saturday night against Detroit, but not before allowing two hits and a run to score. The 31-year-old, who has 11 saves in his eight-year career, has allowed a run in three of his last five appearances...

Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/16: What’s Wrong With Diamondbacks’ Pitcher Dan Haren?

Monday, May 17, 2010

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Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/16: What’s Wrong With Diamondbacks’ Pitcher Dan Haren?

Game No. 24 on the Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight trail featured a four-hit, two-homer game from an unsuspecting second baseman, and a rough outing from a usually dominant starter. Game No. 24 – Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves • Dan Haren was tagged for seven runs (six earned) on eight hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings Sunday, marking the fourth time he’s given up four runs or more in a start this season. After nine starts, the 29-year-old has an uncharacteristic 4.83 ERA and 1.37 WHIP...

Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/10: Who the Heck is Brennan Boesch?

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/10: Who the Heck is Brennan Boesch?

After a brief Mother’s Day weekend break, Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight is back with everything you need to know from Monday night’s action… HITTERS Hitter of the day: Carlos Ruiz (4-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI) Lost in the potent Phillies lineup is the hot-hitting Carlos Ruiz. The 31-year-old catcher extended his hit streak to six games Monday night, going 4-for-5 with two runs, a HR and two RBI. Through 27 games this season, Ruiz is batting .350 with two homers and 12 RBI...

Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/5: Yankees’ Brett Gardner Increases Stolen Bases Pace to 84

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 5/5: Yankees’ Brett Gardner Increases Stolen Bases Pace to 84

Game No. 22 of 162 in the Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight summer-long journey featured one of this year’s biggest surprises and a bounce-back performance from one of Oakland’s young guns… Game No. 22 – Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics • After surrendering eight runs (six earned) in five innings in his first start of the season last week, Trevor Cahill rebounded nicely Wednesday against the Rangers. In five innings, the 22-year-old allowed one unearned run on five hits and three walks in five innings...

Rockies’ Closer Huston Street Likely Headed to DL: Who Will Replace Him?

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Rockies’ Closer Huston Street Likely Headed to DL: Who Will Replace Him?

According to the Denver Post, the Rockies have shut down closer Huston Street, after he experienced tightness in his shoulder on Tuesday. An MRI is scheduled for Wednesday, and the results are expected later in the day. While it's too early to know the extent of this injury, Street - who posted a 3.06 ERA and 0.91 WHIP while saving 35 games last season - is likely to begin the season on the DL...

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