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About Zach Feldman - RotoBaller



Zach Feldman - RotoBaller has written 165 articles so far, you can find them below.


Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager (elbow, hip) will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left hip on Tuesday. The Dodgers said he should be able to resume baseball activities in January and be ready for Spring Training. Seager is already recovering from Tommy John surgery, and this just adds on to the rehab. While TJ... Read More

Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. (forearm) has a muscle strain in his forearm and likely won't pitch again until September. This is relatively good news as McCullers left his last start early due to injury and pointed to his elbow as he left. The Astros will be very cautious with McCullers and we... Read More

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout (wrist) will miss his sixth straight game Monday, but manager Mike Scioscia hopes he will return by the weekend for the series against the Athletics. Trout has been bothered by wrist soreness and received a cortisone injection on Monday. It seems as if Trout could avoid a trip to... Read More

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher/designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (elbow) is aggressively throwing from 120 feet as he continues his rehab. The Angels are pleasantly surprised with how Ohtani's rehab is going and he is much closer to throwing off a mound than the Angels thought last week. Since the All-Star break, Ohtani is slashing .241/.281/.537... Read More

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija (shoulder) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Monday and will do the same on Thursday. If all goes well Samardzija will throw a simulated game on Monday. Samardzija has been out since July 14th and even if all goes well, it could be another two weeks until he starts... Read More

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers will make his debut with the team Wednesday against the Dodgers. Fiers was dealt to the A's Monday for two players to be named later or cash considerations. Fiers has a 3.48 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 87 strikeouts in 119 innings this season. Fiers left his last start after... Read More

The Chicago Cubs are nearing a deal for Washington Nationals relief pitcher Brandon Kintzler, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The Nationals have been invovled in trade rumors throughout the day. While they are keeping Bryce Harper, they had an excess of relief pitchers and used the deadline as an opportunity to clear potential... Read More

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays ahead of Tuesday's deadline, as first reported by Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Feinsand reported the Phillies will send only a player to be named later back to the Rays. Ramos is currently on the disabled list with a left hamstring injury. Ramos'... Read More

The Los Angeles Dodgers have interest in Detroit Tigers closer Shane Greene and Miami Marlins closer Kyle Barraclough, according to Emily Waldon. Jon Morosi had the report that the Dodgers were "focused" on adding a relief pitcher in the last 90 minutes before Tuesday's deadline passes. Greene and Barraclough have not had as much trade... Read More

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has interest that is "getting serious" from multiple teams, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. Among the teams interested are the Rockies, Braves, and Brewers. The Pirates were once interested but are no longer in on Gausman. The Orioles are not going to sell Gausman no matter the cost... Read More

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, outfielder Jose Bautista and catcher Devin Mesoraco are unlikely to be traded before Tuesday's deadline, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. Heyman reported that the Mets have not been getting what they want in offers for Wheeler. He also noted Bautista has a "limited" market and Mesoraco has... Read More

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey has been linked to the Brewers and Cubs, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. Heyman also reported that the Braves are likely not in the mix for Harvey. It had been reported earlier the Braves had been the most aggressive for Harvey but either talks were going nowhere or... Read More

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey has been pursued most aggressively in trade talks by the Braves. The Reds picked up Harvey back in May with the sole purpose of flipping him at the deadline. In 14 starts with the Reds, Harvey has posted a 4.44 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and 56 strikeouts across 73 innings.... Read More

Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour and outfielder Derek Dietrich are being discussed with other teams as the trade deadline approaches, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. The Marlins seem to be shopping just about everyone except for J.T. Realmuto. Heyman reported talks for Realmuto are "nonexistent." Dietrich provides teams with a left-handed bat that... Read More

Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos is being targeted by the Phillies and the two teams are "deep into talks," according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The Phillies have been talking to many teams in the last few days about upgrading their team as they start their playoff push. Joel Sherman has also reported... Read More

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez (shoulder) was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday. Martinez left his start Monday and received an MRI late Monday night that revealed a mild shoulder strain. The injury occurred in his first start back from an oblique injury and this will be the third trip to the... Read More

San Francisco Giants outfielder Andrew McCutchen has gained interest from the Yankees, Phillies, and Indians, according to Jon Morosi of MLB.com. The Giants have been discussing trading their pending free agents now that they have fallen back in the NL West race and recently put Johnny Cueto on the disabled list. The Phillies and Indians... Read More

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia will start Wednesday against the Indians. Mejia is taking the place of Lance Lynn who was dealt to the Yankees Monday evening. Mejia threw three innings Sunday meaning he will only have three days of rest coming into his start. He will likely have a pitch count on him... Read More

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Ken Giles will get a chance to close games, according to manager John Gibbons. "Closer has been Giles’ targeted role ever since he’s been in the big leagues, because everybody thinks he can do it. He’ll definitely get the chance to close here." Giles was so recently considered a dominant... Read More

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is unlikely to be traded ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline. The two possible suitors at this point seem to be the Braves and Red Sox. TR Sullivan of MLB.com reported that a trade to the Braves appears to be dead while the Red Sox do not seem motivated to... Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling (toe) has been placed on the 10-day disabled list. The Dodgers recalled pitcher Dylan Floro to take Stripling's roster spot. Manager Dave Roberts said he expects Stripling to only be on the DL for 10-12 days. He has been pitching with a sore toe but also is approaching... Read More

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar has won the vote for the last spot on the National League All-Star team. Aguilar went from not having a guaranteed roster spot in Spring to making his first All-Star game, and deservedly so. Aguilar has been an absolute monster this season with a .302 batting average, 23 home... Read More

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura won the final vote for the last spot on the American League All-Star team. Andrew Benintendi finished second. Segura has been fantastic this season and is currently a top-20 player in standard leagues. He has put up a .331 batting average, seven home runs, 62 runs, 47 RBI, and 14 stolen... Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling has been added to the National League All-Star team, replacing Miles Mikolas. Stripling has been a phenomenal surprise so far in 2018. He's posted a 2.22 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in 89 1/3 innings to go along with his elite K:BB of 103:13. Keep rolling out Stripling each... Read More

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton will start Thursday against the Angels. This was originally Felix Hernadez' spot. Hernandez (back) was recently placed on the 10-day disabled list and may miss through the All-Star break. The Mariners have said that Friday's start, which was originally Paxton's, will be a spot-start from a call-up rather than... Read More

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards (elbow) underwent an MRI Wednesday that revealed damage to his ulnar collateral ligament. Richards has been presented with a surgical and "conservative care" option but nothing has been decided yet. Richards opted for a newer biometrics surgery instead of Tommy John surgery in the past but there will... Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman/outfielder Cody Bellinger is hitting seventh and playing center field against Joey Lucchesi and the Padres. Andrew Toles and Joc Pederson are both sitting against the left-hander as expected. The Dodgers are ripe with outfielders which will hurt Toles' and Pederson's value as both are significantly worse against lefties. Bellinger is... Read More

The New York Mets have released pitching prospect Marcos Molina. Matt Den Dekker was called up and is starting Wednesday, but he was not on the 40-man roster. The Mets released Molina to make room on the 40-man for Dekker. Molina has made 16 starts between Double-A and Triple-A this season and owns a 6.94... Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers outfieler Yasiel Puig (oblique) will miss "a few weeks," according to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts. Puig's injury was called a Grade 1 oblique strain which typically takes around a month. Andrew Toles was called up and started for Puig on Monday. There should be a few updates on Puig in the coming... Read More

New York Mets relief pitcher Jerry Blevins returned from the bereavement list on Monday. In the corresponding move, Chris Beck has been designated for assignment. There is not much fantasy news here as Blevins will return to his lefty specialist role. Hot Trending ArticlesWeek 8 Waiver Wire Pickups - All PositionsWeek 8 Running Backs -... Read More

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