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Medical Corner: Clayton Kershaw, David Price, Jacob deGrom, and Other Injury Updates

Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers For the record, Kershaw was not in my tier one of starting pitchers. I have no idea why you'd expect more than 150 innings at this point his career. Chronic back problems and the Dodgers' generous utilization of the DL are enough to bump him to the top of tier two for me. Speaking of evaluating Dodgers injuries, it can be a bit tricky because of their ... ahem, shall we say "creative use" of the DL?  So we have two very different scenarios. First, this could be DL manipulation to…

MLB News and Notes: Week of May 7

Protection. It is needed in so many different ways. For fantasy owners, the best protection for fantasy owners is making sure you keep up with news concerning your players, such as hot and cold streaks, and whether an injury may impact playing time or lead to a stint on the disabled list. Speaking of protection, did you notice what happened to Yadier Molina on Saturday? The veteran Cardinals catcher took a 100 MPH foul tip off the bat of Kris Bryant in his groin. Even with all of the protection catchers wear, that can still…

Double Up! Two-Start Pitchers for April 16-22

What an eventful week it was for fantasy baseball. Weather, injuries, and brawls all played a role in many of the games. All of those occurrences will effect this week's starting pitchers, as make-up games, rotation shakeups, and suspensions are on the horizon if not already in motion. That being said, there are still plenty of solid two-start options out there. Keep the usual factors in mind when planning your week in fantasy. *As always, keep in mind that these are the probable two-start pitchers as of Friday, April 13…

Medical Corner: Elbow Concerns – Corey Seager and The Wonderful Mets Rotation

Dr. Mike Tanner has treated patients with orthopedic injuries for over 10 years as a board-certified specialist and physical therapist. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D., educating physical therapy students and conducting research. Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers Seager’s elbow injury is becoming a more significant concern than initially believed. Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reported that manager Dave Roberts said that Seager is still limited in the "volume and distance" of his throwing. To put Robert’s…

The Baseball Show, S2.E13 Rob Silver [Video]

Only a few people in this world know the feeling of taking down the entire field in a Fantasy Baseball contest. Our guest this week, Rob Silver (@RobSilver) was the 2016 NFBC Main Champion (7:45). That achievement comes with a great deal of respect, and commands your attention in his thoughts on the upcoming #TGFBI (10:20), as well as Draft Strategy thoughts in general (11:50); the How and Why of having a Plan (17:25), does he label anyone as Must Have Pitchers for 2018 (19:20), does Logan Morrison move the needle (22:31),…