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About Mo Castillo - RotoBaller

Mo Castillo - RotoBaller has written 293 articles so far, you can find them below.

Masahiro Tanaka Progressing, Set To Throw Bullpen Sunday

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (hamstrings) is slowly making progress in his recovery. The right-hander went on the disabled list on June 9 after exiting his start early against the New York Mets on June 8. His recovery has been slow but he threw on flat ground on June 20, and is officially... Read More

1 year ago

Joe Mauer Back In Lineup, Bobby Wilson Catching Thursday

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is back atop the lineup on Thursday to face the Boston Red Sox. The veteran sat on Wednesday against the lefty David Price, but with Rick Porcello on the mound, Mauer is back in his leadoff spot. Bobby Wilson will take over catching duties for Mitch Garver, Logan Morrison... Read More

1 year ago

Yankees Reinstate Luis Cessa, Place A.J. Cole On Disabled List

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Cessa (oblique) has been reinstated to the team on Thursday. The pitcher had been placed on the disabled list on April 19. He completed a successful rehab assignment on June 12. In a corresponding move, the Yankees moved A.J. Cole – who pitched very well in relief against the Seattle... Read More

1 year ago

Clint Frazier Leading Off, Brett Gardner Sits Again On Thursday

New York Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier will hit atop the lineup Thursday against the Seattle Mariners. He will play center field, while Aaron Hicks — who has been swinging a hot bat lately — gets the day off. As expected, veteran outfielder Brett Gardner (knee) will sit again, a move which manager Aaron Boone hopes... Read More

1 year ago

Fernando Rodney Pitches Clean Ninth Inning Against Red Sox

Minnesota Twins closer Fernando Rodney erased any chances the Boston Red Sox had of winning on Wednesday. The veteran right-hander got Rafael Devers to fly out before Brock Holt and Christian Vazquez each grounded out to end the game. At 41 years old, Rodney is still one of the more consistent closers in the game.... Read More

1 year ago

Eddie Rosario Goes 2-For-3, Triples Against Red Sox

Minnesota Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario kept his fantastic 2018 season going against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rosario is showing that his 2017 campaign — where he hit for a .290 batting average with 27 home runs — was no fluke. Against the Red Sox, he reached on an infield single in the first... Read More

1 year ago

Max Kepler Hits Difference-Making Home Run In Win Over Red Sox

Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler ended up being a deciding factor in a win against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Having a shoddy offensive season thus far, Kepler turned on a changeup by David Price in the fourth inning and sent it flying. It was his first home run since May 25 and just... Read More

1 year ago

Lance Lynn Struggles With Control, Offense Bails Him Out In Win

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn delivered five shaky innings against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, but he managed to secure a win with the help of his offense. The outing marked the end of Lynn’s streak of five consecutive quality starts. Lynn walked five Red Sox hitters, one shy of his career high.... Read More

1 year ago

Logan Morrison, Max Kepler Sitting Against Lefty On Tuesday

Minnesota Twins first baseman and designated hitter Logan Morrison and outfielder Max Kepler are sitting against the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Robbie Grossman will take Morrison's place at DH, veteran Joe Mauer will start at first, Taylor Motter will start at right field and Ryan LaMarre will man center field. Chris Sale has enjoyed... Read More

1 year ago

Jose Berrios Owners Should Brace For Impact Against Red Sox

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios has been one of the few bright spots in a struggling team this season. The right hander owns a 3.51 ERA and an absolutely sterling 0.95 WHIP, but those numbers might be tested on Tuesday against the visiting Boston Red Sox. To Berrios' credit, he's been great his last... Read More

1 year ago

Addison Russell Starting, Kris Bryant Leading Off For Cubs

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell is in the starting lineup Monday against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Russell and utility man extraordinaire Ben Zobrist — who will start at second base Monday — will have to share the load left behind by the injured Javier Baez (elbow). In a surprising move, third baseman... Read More

1 year ago

Juan Nicasio, Chris Herrmann Activated From Disabled List Monday

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Juan Nicasio (knee) and catcher Chris Hermann (oblique) were activated from the disabled list on Monday. In a corresponding move, the Mariners sent pitcher Rob Whalen and catcher David Freitas down to Triple-A Tacoma. Herrmann will take his place as Mike Zunino’s primary backup, but fantasy value may eventually lie with... Read More

1 year ago

Wil Myers, Austin Hedges Both Homer In Latest Rehab Outing

San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers (oblique) and catcher Austin Hedges (elbow) both hit long balls during their latest rehab game on Sunday. Myers has been working his way back from the injury that landed him on the disabled list on April 29. He went 1-for-4 with the solo shot and is now 3-for-12 in three rehab... Read More

1 year ago

Hyun-Jin Ryu Suffers Tightness In Groin, Bullpen Session Cut Short

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (groin) was set to throw a bullpen session on Saturday, but it ended just 20 pitches in. Ryu has been on the 60-day disabled list with a strained left groin and had been showing positive signs towards a return with a successful bullpen session on June 12. His second... Read More

1 year ago

Julio Teheran Hurls Six No-Hit Innings, Leaves With Cramp

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (hamstring) returned from the disabled list to dominate the San Diego Padres on Sunday. The Braves secured a 4-1 victory, riding the coattails of Teheran’s resurgent performance. Making his way back from a thumb contusion, Teheran shut out the Padres for six innings. He allowed no... Read More

1 year ago

Jake Odorizzi Allows Four Runs In Loss To Indians Sunday

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi took a loss against the hometown Cleveland Indians on Sunday afternoon. It’s his second straight start in which he’s had subpar command of the baseball. In fact, Odorizzi allowed a base runner in every single inning he’s pitched in those two starts. And though he is able to mitigate... Read More

1 year ago

Taylor Motter Called Up By Twins To Shore Up Infield Depth

Minnesota Twins utility man Taylor Motter has been recalled by the Twins on Friday. The move was announced in conjunction with Joe Mauer's reinstatement from the disabled list. There was some speculation that the Twins might call up highly-touted prospect Nick Gordon, but they went with Motter instead. After the demotions of Miguel Sano and... Read More

1 year ago

Joe Mauer To Be Activated From Disabled List Friday To Face Indians

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is set to be reinstated to the starting lineup on Friday. It's a move many expected after the demotions of Miguel Sano and Jake Cave, and a much-needed one for the Twins. Their offense has left much to be desired the past few days, so Mauer's bat and his... Read More

1 year ago

Miguel Sano And Jake Cave Optioned, Joe Mauer Set To Return

Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sano has officially been optioned to Class-A Fort Myers. The move comes after a season of struggles for Sano, who was batting .203 before the demotion occurred. Fantasy owners who either drafted him or picked him up off the waiver have to be scratching their heads, considering Sano was an... Read More

1 year ago

Jorge De La Rosa Returns From DL, D-backs Option Silvino Bracho

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has been reinstated after spending time on the disabled list with right Achilles tendon bursitis. Before the injury, De La Rosa sported a 3.54 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 11 strikeouts. His return comes at the cost of Silvino Bracho, who will be optioned to Triple-A Reno. Bracho... Read More

1 year ago

Julio Teheran Could Return Sunday Against Padres

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (thumb) might be ready to return from his stint on the 10-day disabled list. Teheran has been sidelined since June 5 with a right thumb contusion, but will throw another bullpen session on Thursday. If the pitcher doesn’t have any setbacks, he could start Sunday against the San Diego Padres.... Read More

1 year ago

Eddie Rosario Scores Only Run Twins Can Muster Against Tigers

Minnesota Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario provided the only run on the scoreboard for the visiting team on Thursday. The Twins fell to the Detroit Tigers 3-1, but they led 1-0 up until the bottom of the seventh inning. Starting at designated hitter, Rosario just missed a home run in the top of the first... Read More

1 year ago

Lance Lynn Strikes Out Nine But Unravels In Seventh Inning

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn took his fifth loss of the season against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The right-hander struck out a season-high nine batters and nearly went seven strong innings, but things took a turn for the worst in the bottom of the seventh. The Tigers scored on a sacrifice fly after... Read More

1 year ago

Miguel Sano, Ryan LaMarre Out Of Lineup Thursday Against Tigers

Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sano — who also plays third base — and outfielder Ryan LaMarre are sitting this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers. Sano in particular has been a disappointment for fantasy owners this season, batting just .203 with seven home runs. In their absence, Jake Cave will take over in center field,... Read More

1 year ago

Lance Lynn’s Recent Success Makes Him A Streamer Against Detroit

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn currently has a 4-4 record and a 5.08 ERA, but those numbers don’t tell the full story of his last few games. He’s coming off four straight quality starts, including an outing where he held the potent Angels lineup to one run in six innings. On Thursday, he’s set... Read More

1 year ago

Jose Berrios Strikes Out Seven But Bullpen Fails Him Late In Loss

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios made his fantasy owners happy on Thursday against the Detroit Tigers, but ended up with another loss in the process. The right-hander threw six innings of one-run ball, striking out seven and allowing one walk. He managed to get out of a couple of jams, too, including a dire... Read More

1 year ago

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