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About Mo Castillo - RotoBaller

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

Xander Bogaerts Day-To-Day, Available To Pinch Hit Thursday

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (wrist) will not play Thursday against the New York Yankees, but fantasy owners can take solace in the fact that his injury is not serious. In fact, he is available as a pinch-hitter on Thursday and can start on Friday. Bogaerts is having an excellent season, hitting 275 with... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Sale Aiming To Return For Aug. 8 Start

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale (shoulder) is aiming to return in time for his scheduled start next Wednesday, Aug. 8. The big left-hander went on the disabled list with inflammation in his left shoulder and will miss his start Thursday night against the New York Yankees. Sale has been his usual dominant self this... Read More

1 year ago

Sonny Gray Being Demoted To Bullpen

New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray has been told he's being demoted to the bullpen. The move comes as a surprise, though not completely unexpected. Gray was terrible in his last start, allowing seven runs to a Baltimore Orioles team that is pretty much devoid of strong talent. Gray had shown flashes this season,... Read More

1 year ago

Peter Alonso Not Expected To Be Called Up This Season

New York Mets prospect Peter Alonso is someone that many fans want to see at the major league level, but they might have to wait until 2019. Assistant General Manager John Ricco said he expects Alonso to stay in the minors for the remainder of their season. Alonso is currently the Mets' No. 2 rated... Read More

1 year ago

Luke Voit Starting, Gleyber Torres Cleaning Up Thursday

New York Yankees outfielder Luke Voit will start and serve as the designated hitter for Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees traded for Voit before the deadline in July. Second baseman Gleyber Torres will bat fourth in between shortstop Didi Gregorius and third baseman Miguel Andujar. Outfielder Brett Gardner will bat ninth... Read More

1 year ago

Yoenis Cespedes Has Successful Heel Surgery

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes (heels) had successful surgery after doctors removed the calcification — as well as part of the bone — in his heel. He was shut down for the season and is expected to miss eight-ten months. The 32-year-old has had an injury-riddled stint with the Mets, but can still swing... Read More

1 year ago

Wilson Ramos "100 Percent Sure" Of August Return

Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wilson Ramos (hamstring) has updated his own injury, saying that he is "100 percent sure" that he returns and makes his Phillies debut sometime in August. The Phillies acquired Ramos via trade from the Tampa Bay Rays, and he's been one of the better offensive backstops this season, hitting .297 with 14... Read More

1 year ago

Matt Wieters Catching Thursday Against Braves

Washington Nationals catcher Matt Wieters will return to the lineup for Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Spencer Kieboom will sit in his place. The rest of the lineup remains the same with Adam Eaton, Bryce Harper, and Juan Soto rounding out the outfield and Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner, Matt Adams, and Daniel Murphy in... Read More

1 year ago

Todd Frazier Returns, Amed Rosario Sitting Thursday

New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier has been activated off the disabled list on Thursday. He will bat fifth against the Atlanta Braves. Center fielder Brandon Nimmo will lead off, with Jose Bautista and Michael Conforto rounding out the rest of the outfield. Jeff McNeil will start at second over the recently injured Phillip... Read More

1 year ago

Tommy Pham Day-To-Day With Right Foot Contusion

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Tommy Pham (foot) had to exit Thursday's game early with a contusion in his right foot. X-Rays taken shortly thereafter were negative and revealed no damage, so he might be able to avoid the disabled list for the time being. After being acquired via trade, Pham was expected to rekindle his... Read More

1 year ago

Phillip Evans Lands On Disabled List

New York Mets infielder Phillip Evans (leg) has been placed on the disabled list Thursday. He suffered an undisplaced fractured tibia. He expects to see a doctor again in a month, but that will probably be it for the 25-year-old's season. He was hitting .143 on the year with just one RBI, but he was... Read More

1 year ago

Rangers Sign Chris Tillman To Minor League Contract

The Texas Rangers have signed starting pitcher Chris Tillman to a minor league deal. The 30-year-old was designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles on July 27, and he then elected free agency. Tillman had a terrible 2018 before hitting the disabled list, but is only two years removed from a 16-6 season. His situation... Read More

1 year ago

Kris Bryant Hasn't Resumed Baseball Activities After Negative MRI

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (shoulder) still hasn't resumed baseball activities since a July 29 update. The 26-year-old received a second MRI on his bad shoulder and it came back negative, revealing no structural damage. He was set to receive a cortisone shot before swinging a bat, but as of yet the Cubs are... Read More

1 year ago

Aaron Judge Spotted Doing Agility Drills On Thursday

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge (wrist) is making small steps towards returning to the lineup on Thursday. Before the Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox, Judge was seen doing agility drills on the field at Fenway Park. He reportedly wore a wrap on his hand. Judge himself said he was "feeling better as... Read More

1 year ago

Giancarlo Stanton Has Feasted On The Red Sox This Season

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is hitting a respectable .277 with 24 home runs and 64 RBI this season. He's been in a bit of a rut the last seven days, going just 4-for-23, but a matchup against the rival Boston Red Sox might be just what the doctor ordered on Thursday. Against the... Read More

1 year ago

Eddie Rosario In 11-For-55 Slump

Minnesota Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario continued a surprising slump on Wednesday, going 0-for-4 in a 2-0 loss against the Cleveland Indians. Rosario is now a startling 11-for-his-last-55 at-bats. His July ended with a batting average of .259 — a far cry from his June and May, where his monthly average never went under .330. Rosario... Read More

1 year ago

Fernando Rodney Gives Up A Run In Loss On Wednesday

Minnesota Twins closer Fernando Rodney allowed the final run on Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians that would go on to be enough for a Twins loss. After the Twins offense was completely shut down by Indians starter Carlos Carrasco, Rodney came into the game in the ninth inning to try and keep the score at... Read More

1 year ago

Adalberto Mejia Strong in No-Decision Wednesday

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia delivered five scoreless innings of one-hit ball on Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians, but was ultimately handed a no-decision as his offense could do nothing against opposing pitchers Carlos Carrasco and reliever Brad Hand. The Twins would go on to lose, 2-0. Mejia now has a chance to solidify... Read More

1 year ago

Twins Get Three Players In Return For Brian Dozier

Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers less than an hour before the trade deadline on Tuesday. In return for the veteran, the Dodgers sent second baseman Logan Forsythe, pitching prospect Devin Smeltzer, and outfielder Luke Raley. Forsythe is expected help at second base this season for the Twins,... Read More

1 year ago

Twins Trade Brian Dozier To Dodgers

Minnesota Twins veteran second baseman Brian Dozier has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Twins have been unloading a few of their valuable veterans this week and Dozier is the latest. He will instantly upgrade a second base position that has been a struggle for the Dodgers this season (Logan Forsythe and Chase... Read More

1 year ago

Austin Romine Sitting, Kyle Higashioka Starting Tuesday

New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine will sit on Tuesday for the start of the team's series against the Baltimore Orioles. Backup catcher Kyle Higashioka will get the start behind the plate in Romine's stead. Neil Walker is once again in the lineup, this time as designated hitter. Brett Gardner, Giancarlo Stanton, and Aaron Hicks... Read More

1 year ago

Yankees Interested In Andrew McCutchen

The New York Yankees are on the hunt for an outfielder, and it seems like a former National League MVP is on the radar. According to's Mark Feinsand, the Yanks have "soft interest" in the San Francisco Giants' Andrew McCutchen. The Yankees have been linked to multiple outfielders since the injuries to Clint Frazier... Read More

1 year ago

Miguel Sano Picks Up Two Hits In Monday's Win

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano went 2-for-3 with an RBI double on Monday. He also scored another run in the fifth inning to take the lead away from the Cleveland Indians. Sano has been relatively quiet since being called up from the minors, but dynasty players are undoubtedly hoping he returns to his All-Star... Read More

1 year ago

Yankees Reached Out To Marlins About Cameron Maybin

The New York Yankees have reached out to the Miami Marlins in regards to veteran outfielder Cameron Maybin. With just hours left before the trade deadline, the Yankees are expected to add another bat to their arsenal. They've been linked to catchers and outfielders, but with injuries to Aaron Judge (wrist) and Clint Frazier (migraines),... Read More

1 year ago

Ervin Santana Allows Four Runs In Five Innings Monday

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ervin Santana only lasted 5 1/3 innings on Monday against the Cleveland Indians. He struggled early, allowing a home run to third baseman Jose Ramirez in the very first inning. The long ball would go onto haunt him for the rest of his outing, as he allowed two more home runs... Read More

1 year ago

Fernando Rodney Picks Up Win On Tuesday

Minnesota Twins closer Fernando Rodney picked up the win on Monday against the Cleveland Indians. It was a bullpen day for the Twins as starter Ervin Santana only lasted 5 1/3 innings. The Twins would go on to use another five pitchers, including Rodney. The veteran closer came into a tied game in the ninth... Read More

1 year ago

Logan Morrison Out, Max Kepler Returns On Monday

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Logan Morrison is out for Monday's game against the rival Cleveland Indians. Outfielder Max Kepler will serve as DH in Morrison's stead, after missing the last two games. Third baseman Miguel Sano will bat seventh, while catcher Mitch Garver bats ninth. The Twins will be facing young starter Shane Bieber, who... Read More

1 year ago

Yankees Likely To Seek Outfield, Catching Help Over Pitching

The New York Yankees have been active this trade season, acquiring additions like relief pitcher Zach Britton and starter J.A. Happ, while trading away pieces like relievers Chasen Shreve and Giovanny Gallegos. With the deadline on the horizon, the Yankees might not be done. While they've been linked to rumors regarding starting pitchers (like Chris... Read More

1 year ago

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Set To Join Triple-A Team On Tuesday

Toronto Blue Jays third base prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was promoted to Triple-A on July 28 and is set to join the Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday. The son of recently-inducted Hall-Of-Famer Vladimir Guerrero, Guerrero Jr. is the consensus top prospect in baseball. In 61 Double-A games, the young man hit for a gaudy slash line... Read More

1 year ago

Stephen Strasburg Might Miss Less Time Than Expected

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (neck) and his fantasy owners got some good news on Monday. According to Jon Heyman, Strasburg — who was originally expected to miss anywhere between six to eight weeks with a pinched nerve in his neck — might return sooner after receiving "a shot to calm down [the] area."... Read More

1 year ago

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