FantasySP / ALL / Headlineshttps://www.fantasysp.comFantasySP / ALL / HeadlinesCopyright 2017<![CDATA[Jacob Faria is a hot waiver pickup]]>Jacob Faria has two starts so far this season and looked extremely impressive in both starts for the Tampa Bay Rays. He picked up two wins and two quality starts already.

Faria has pitched 12.2 innings for a 13/3 K/BB and a 9.2 K/9 with a 1.42 ERA and .95 WHIP. Those are lights out numbers and he has already increased in ownership up to 53%.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2167958/jacob-faria-is-a-hot-waiver-pickupThu, 15 Jun 2017 15:45:00 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2167958/jacob-faria-is-a-hot-waiver-pickup
<![CDATA[Jason Heyward Returns to Action Saturday]]>After spending the last two weeks away from the field, Jason Heyward is scheduled to be back in action on Saturday. The outfielder has been dealing with a sore knuckle on his right hand, and is finally feeling better.

The Chicago Cubs are taking on the NL central leaders, the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs have a decision to make about whether or not to send Ian Happ back down to the minors in order to make room for Heyward. Heyward had a positive outing during his rehab game on Thursday night, so the chances that the Cubs put Happ back down to the minors is likely.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2155684/jason-heyward-returns-to-action-saturdayFri, 19 May 2017 14:21:43 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2155684/jason-heyward-returns-to-action-saturday
<![CDATA[Closer Mark Melancon Back From DL]]>After being on the disabled list since May 9th, closer Mark Melancon is finally off of the disabled list. The San Francisco Giants activated the closer on Wednesday after he had been sidelined with a pronator strain near his right elbow.

Melancon threw a bullpen session recently and felt great afterwards, so his return to the mound happened a few days earlier than expected. The original date of Friday was pushed forward after Melancon insisted that he was ready to get back out there and that he feels great all around.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154921/closer-mark-melancon-back-from-dlWed, 17 May 2017 18:07:55 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154921/closer-mark-melancon-back-from-dl
<![CDATA[Troy Tulowitzki Expected Back Wednesday]]>The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping to have shortstop Troy Tulowitzki back in time for Wednesday's series opener against the Atlanta Braves.

Tulowitzki has been out for over three weeks dealing with a hamstring injury. The strained right hamstring was tested in a simulated game on Sunday and all signs seem to be pointed towards Tulo's return.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154149/troy-tulowitzki-expected-back-wednesdayMon, 15 May 2017 18:32:37 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154149/troy-tulowitzki-expected-back-wednesday
<![CDATA[Aroldis Chapman Placed on DL]]>Closer Aroldis Chapman was placed on the 10 day disabled list retroactive to Saturday. Chapman is dealing with inflammation in his left shoulder rotator cuff. The New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman said to expect to see Chapman sidelined with the next four weeks.

Chapman had an MRI on Saturday morning that luckily revealed there is no structural damage to his shoulder. The Yankees will take things slowly to give their reliever time to recover.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154022/aroldis-chapman-placed-on-dlMon, 15 May 2017 12:13:48 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2154022/aroldis-chapman-placed-on-dl
<![CDATA[Jeurys Familia Possible Surgery ]]>The New York Mets are once again being tested in their pitching department. Closer Jeurys Familia was diagnosed with an arterial clot in his right shoulder and will travel to St.Louis to be further evaluated.

Familia has already missed time this season after starting off serving a 15 game suspension. He had violated the MLB's domestic violence policy that stemmed from an issue from the previous October with his wife. The Mets are struggling to keep their pitching staff healthy and this is another hit for them.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2152527/jeurys-familia-possible-surgeryThu, 11 May 2017 15:09:01 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2152527/jeurys-familia-possible-surgery
<![CDATA[Addison Russell Scratched ]]>The Chicago Cubs had a last minute scratch for Wednesday afternoon's game against the Rockies, Addison Russell. Russell is experiencing right shoulder soreness and the decision was made to let him rest.

Russell was slated to play at shortstop and bat sixth in the lineup. The Cubs made some infield adjustments to fill in the empty position. Over the course of Russell's three season's with the Cubs he has never been on the disabled list. It is an impressive stat to never have been on the disabled list, and the Cubs would like to keep that trend moving forward.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2152078/addison-russell-scratchedWed, 10 May 2017 17:25:37 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2152078/addison-russell-scratched
<![CDATA[Brandin Cooks Easily Adjusts to Being a Patriot]]>Wide receiver Brandin Cooks is adjusting nicely to becoming a New England Patriot. Some players have a rough time when they move to a new team, but Cooks has been embracing all the Patriots have to offer.

Cooks has been lucky enough to work with future Hall Of Fame quarterback Drew Brees, and now with Tom Brady. Brady might be considered a slight upgrade from Drew Brees depending on who you ask. Regardless of quarterback rankings, Cooks is the player who gets to reap all the benefits.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/nfl/2151578/brandin-cooks-easily-adjusts-to-being-a-patriotTue, 09 May 2017 16:45:24 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/nfl/2151578/brandin-cooks-easily-adjusts-to-being-a-patriot
<![CDATA[Miguel Sano 1 Game Suspension]]>After losing his appeal, Miguel Sano will serve a one game suspension for what the league is calling "aggressive actions."

The Minnesota Twins third baseman found himself in trouble after he was yelling and pointing his bat at opponent pitcher Matthew Boyd. Sano was upset when Boyd threw behind him, and that's how this situation happened. Catcher James McCann jumped right up and got in Sano's face to try and stop him from doing anything further so he didn't get ejected from the game. It was a very tense couple of minutes and the league later fined Boyd for an intentional pitch thrown at Sano.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151562/miguel-sano-1-game-suspensionTue, 09 May 2017 16:21:26 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151562/miguel-sano-1-game-suspension
<![CDATA[Matt Harvey Likely to Start Friday]]>The New York Mets' will most likely have pitcher Matt Harvey back in the rotation on Friday night. Harvey is serving a three game suspension at the moment after not showing up for a game last weekend.

Harvey is serving his suspension without pay, which is costing him around $84,000. The Mets' were tight lipped on the exact reason why Harvey was suspended, but they wanted to keep to their policy of player conduct. The punishment that was handed out to Harvey would be handed out to anyone in the Mets' ball club.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151129/matt-harvey-likely-to-start-fridayMon, 08 May 2017 18:25:16 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151129/matt-harvey-likely-to-start-friday
<![CDATA[Brett Anderson Placed on DL]]>Brett Anderson was placed on the disabled list with a lower back strain.

The Chicago Cubs made the announcement on Sunday a day after Anderson was hit hard by the New York Yankees. Anderson was only able to get one batter out from the Yankees' lineup, and he gave up five runs. It has been a rocky start for Anderson over his last two starts and the Cubs had no choice but to do something about it.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151113/brett-anderson-placed-on-dlMon, 08 May 2017 17:34:39 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2151113/brett-anderson-placed-on-dl
<![CDATA[Mike Trout Out Again]]>The Los Angeles Angels' are resting Mike Trout for the second game in a row. Trout is dealing with a hamstring issue, and the team is giving him the time to rest to prevent any further issues.

Trout sat out of Thursday night's game citing hamstring tightness and was a scratch for Saturday's game after the hamstring flared up during pre-game warm ups.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150714/mike-trout-out-againSun, 07 May 2017 17:15:30 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150714/mike-trout-out-again
<![CDATA[David Price Could Return This Month]]>The Boston Red Sox have been pretty quiet about when pitcher David Price would return to the mound. This week there was mention from manager John Farrell that Price could be slated to return by the end of the May. The Red Sox are running scenarios that would have Price back in the game for the series against Chicago.

Price has been dealing with a left elbow injury since February and is slated to throw in what could be his last simulated game this week. The next step after feeling good from the simulated game would be moving to the minor league for a rehab start.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150373/david-price-could-return-this-monthSat, 06 May 2017 15:06:04 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150373/david-price-could-return-this-month
<![CDATA[Zach Britton Back on DL]]>After just three short days, Zach Britton is back on the disabled list. Britton is dealing with left forearm discomfort which is why he went to the disabled list the first time.

Britton pitched on Tuesday night and Thursday night easing himself back into the game. He was not out there in a save situation but he got to play and really test out his arm. Clearly he needs more time as by Friday night he was being sent for an MRI, which revealed there is no structural damage, just inflammation.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150367/zach-britton-back-on-dlSat, 06 May 2017 14:58:09 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150367/zach-britton-back-on-dl
<![CDATA[Noah Syndergaard Has Postive 2nd Opinion]]>The New York Mets sent Noah Syndergaard for a second opinion and according to sources it was a very positive outcome. Syndergaard is dealing with a right torn lat muscle that is keeping him off the field for the foreseeable future.

The second opinion revealed that the muscle tear is a simple tear. So Syndergaard will still be missing significant time with estimates around three months. There is no official word on just how long he will be gone, it all depends on how quickly he can heal and rehab.

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https://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150039/noah-syndergaard-has-postive-2nd-opinionFri, 05 May 2017 16:39:18 EDThttps://www.fantasysp.com/news/mlb/2150039/noah-syndergaard-has-postive-2nd-opinion