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Sun May 2222:07Freddy Peralta Will Go On Injured ListFreddy PeraltaSPBrewersTeam Erik
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Freddy Peralta (shoulder) will stay in Milwaukee and undergo an MRI exam on his right shoulder on Monday. Peralta reported tightness in the back of his shoulder during a mound visit on Sunday against the Washington Nationals. Manager Craig Counsell said Peralta will go on the injured list. Fantasy managers will know more of a timetable for the 25-year-old right-hander after his MRI results are released, but he's likely to miss at least a couple turns in the rotation. The Brewers will go with a five-man starting rotation with Peralta sidelined, but right-hander Aaron Ashby is a candidate to take Peralta's spot in the Brewers rotation moving forward.
Source: Bally Sports Wisconsin - Sophia
Sun May 2220:16Julio Urias Blanks Phillies On FridayJulio UríasSPDodgersSalt City Sox
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias threw five scoreless innings against the Phillies on Friday. He gave up two hits and zero walks while striking out five batters. Urias has gone 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA, 6.80 K/9, and 1.76 BB/9 through eight starts this season. The southpaw has posted elite fastball and curveball spin metrics, all while pitching to contact and avoiding walks. He has been one of the most reliable pitchers in MLB as of late and should be started in 100 percent of fantasy leagues.
Source: Baseball
Sun May 2220:03Walker Buehler Earns Win Against DiamondbacksWalker BuehlerSPDodgersTeam Lorin
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler allowed two runs, six hits, and two walks over five innings of work against the Arizona Diamondbacks last Wednesday. He struck out four batters and ultimately earned the win. The right-hander is now 5-1 with a 2.89 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and .250 OBA while tallying a 20.1 percent strikeout rate and 6.2 percent walk rate. Buehler has boasted impressive command of his fastball and curveball, all while ranking in the 89th percentile in chase rate. He has been a key piece of the Los Angeles rotation and should continue to be rostered in all fantasy baseball leagues.
Source: Baseball
Sun May 2219:56Austin Slater Exits Early Due To InjuryAustin SlaterCF/LF/PH/RFGiantsSith Lords
San Francisco Giants outfielder Austin Slater (wrist) was forced to exit early during Sunday's game against the San Diego Padres. It's unclear how Slater suffered the injury, but it does make sense why he was pinch-hit for in the fifth inning. Outfielder Joc Pederson came into bat against a left-handed pitcher, which seemed like an odd decision at the time. Fantasy managers should get an update on Slater within the next day or two. However, he wasn't offering too much with the bat before the injury.
Source: Susan
Sun May 2219:50Brandon Belt Could Return Next SundayBrandon Belt1BGiantsTeam Mike
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (knee) could return from the injured list when first eligible. That being said, manager Gabe Kapler believes Belt should be able to return next Sunday. He was placed on the injured list ahead of Sunday's game after missing the two first games of the series against the San Diego Padres. Fantasy managers should expect Wilmer Flores to see more playing time at first base with Belt sidelined. However, at least fantasy managers shouldn't be without Belt for too long.
Source: Alex
Sun May 2219:49Corbin Burnes Roughed Up By Braves In Last StartCorbin BurnesSPBrewersSith Lords
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes faltered a bit on Wednesday, allowing a season-high four runs over six innings of work against the Braves. He gave up seven hits (including two homers) and also hit two batters. When all was said and done, his record went unblemished; Burnes finished with the no-decision as Milwaukee won in extra innings. Despite the hurler's shaky outing, he remains one of the top pitchers in baseball. He owns a fantastic 2.26 ERA, 31.5 percent strikeout rate, and 4.1 percent walk rate through eight outings. He owns one of the best whiff rates in baseball and continues to throw one of the best fastballs in Major League Baseball. Undoubtedly, Burnes should be both rostered and started in all fantasy baseball leagues.
Source: Baseball
Sun May 2216:38Sandy Alcantara Pitches Complete Game On SundaySandy AlcantaraSPMarlinsSith Lords
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara pitched his first complete game of the year in the team's 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. He allowed six hits, two walks and three runs (all unearned) while striking out seven. Alcantara is known for his ability to pitch deep into games. He'd already had two eight-inning outings this year before Sunday's gem. The 26-year-old is now 4-2 on the year with a 2.11 ERA. He'll face the Braves once again in his next start on Saturday.
Sun May 2216:33Brandon Belt Placed On Injured List With Knee InflammationBrandon Belt1BGiantsTeam Mike
The San Francisco Giants placed first baseman Brandon Belt (knee) on the 10-day injured list on Sunday. Infielder Kevin Padlo was called up from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Belt is currently hampered by right knee inflammation. He hasn't played since Wednesday, so the move to the injured list doesn't come as much of a surprise. The 34-year-old is hitting .228/.342/.386 with four home runs, 11 RBI and 14 runs over 26 games on the year.
Source: San Francisco
Sun May 2216:14Mike Clevinger Lands On Injured List With Triceps StrainMike ClevingerSPPadresFree Agent
The San Diego Padres placed starting pitcher Mike Clevinger (triceps) on the 15-day injured list on Sunday with a right triceps strain. The move is retroactive to May 21. Clevinger was originally slated to start on Sunday, but he was pushed back a day as MacKenzie Gore got the start. Now the Padres have an opening on the hill for Monday's game. Clevinger has made three starts so far this year and he's gone 1-0 with a 3.21 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP. The Friars recalled right-handed pitcher Steven Wilson from Triple-A to take Clevinger's roster spot.
Source: San Diego
Sun May 2216:10Freddy Peralta Exits With Shoulder Injury On SundayFreddy PeraltaSPBrewersTeam Erik
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Freddy Peralta (shoulder) was removed in the fourth inning of his start against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. While the specifics of the injury have yet to be revealed, it appears as if it is related to his right shoulder. The right-hander pointed to the area behind his right shoulder prior to walking off the field with the team's athletic trainer. It was a rough day for the 25-year-old. His final line was three innings, six hits, one walk, five earned runs and two strikeouts. We should know more about the injury later today so make sure to stay tuned.
Source: Sophia
Sun May 2214:38LaMonte Wade Jr. Expected To Miss At Least A Few WeeksLaMonte Wade Jr.1B/CF/LF/PH/RFGiantsTeam Mike
San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler provided an update on injured outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. (knee) on Sunday. Kapler stated that he believes Wade will be out for at least a few weeks. Wade landed on the 10-day injured list with left knee inflammation this past Friday. Injuries have held the 28-year-old to just 10 games so far this year. Over those 10 games, he's slashed .240/.375/.360 with one home run, five RBI and four runs. Luis Gonzalez was called up from Triple-A to take Wade's roster spot and he should see a decent amount of playing time in the coming weeks.
Source: Susan
Sun May 2214:32Jazz Chisholm Jr. Exits With Leg Injury On SundayJazz Chisholm Jr.2B/SSMarlinsTeam Erik
Miami Marlins second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. (leg) was removed from Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves due to a leg injury. Joe Dunand entered the game in the third inning to take over at the keystone. Chisholm first aggravated his leg during Saturday's game. After reaching base through a walk in the first inning on Sunday, he was showing some lingering effects of the injury on the base paths, leading to his removal from the game. The Marlins are off on Monday, so he'll have an extra day to recover before Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Source: Christina De
Sun May 2214:24Charlie Blackmon Resting On SundayCharlie BlackmonPH/RFRockiesTeam Jim
Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is absent from the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the New York Mets. C.J. Cron will be slotting in as the team's designated hitter, while Randal Grichuk will be in right field. Blackmon is slashing just .167/.231/.300 so far in May. On the bright side, we've seen some better power numbers from the veteran this year than we did last year. He only hit 13 home runs over 150 games in 2021. Through 34 games this year, he's already launched six home runs.
Sun May 2214:14Stephen Strasburg, Joe Ross To Begin Rehab Assignments TuesdayStephen StrasburgSPNationalsSith Lords
Joe RossRP/SPNationalsTeam Lorin
Washington Nationals starting pitchers Stephen Strasburg (neck, shoulder) and Joe Ross (elbow) will both begin minor league rehab assignments on Tuesday. Strasburg is headed to Single-A Fredericksburg while Ross's assignment will begin at Double-A Harrisburg. Both players will need several rehab appearances before making their respective 2022 debuts in the majors.
Source: MASN
Sun May 2213:59Willson Contreras Out With Hamstring Injury SundayWillson ContrerasCCubsBuchanalia
Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (hamstring) is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Contreras exited Saturday's game due to right hamstring tightness and he is being considered day-to-day. P.J. Higgins will be the team's starting catcher on Sunday and Frank Schwindel will be the designated hitter. Contreras has been about as good as any catcher in the game so far this year from a fantasy perspective. Over 34 games, he's slashing .258/.382/.458 with five home runs, 14 RBI and 24 runs.
Sun May 2213:47Josh Rojas Out Of The Lineup On SundayJosh Rojas2B/LF/PH/RF/SSDiamondbacksDoppelganger
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Josh Rojas (hand) is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against left-hander Wade Miley and the Chicago Cubs. Drew Ellis, who was called up from Triple-A earlier on Sunday, will be playing third base in the game. Rojas suffered an injury to his left hand on Saturday and was forced to leave the game. The injury seems to be minor and it's unclear at this point whether he's sitting out on Sunday due to the injury or if he's just getting a day of rest. The 27-year-old had a monster three-homer day on Friday, but he's had a rather quiet year so far otherwise.
Sun May 2213:38Luis Urias Heading To The Bench On SundayLuis Urías2B/3B/SSBrewersDoppelganger
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Luis Urias is getting the day off on Sunday as the team takes on right-hander Aaron Sanchez and the Washington Nationals. Mike Brosseau will be filling in as the team's shortstop for the game. Urias was due for a day off as he had started the team's previous 11 games before Sunday's contest. The 24-year-old is slashing .293/.408/.466 with three home runs, seven RBI and 12 runs over 16 games on the year.
Sun May 2213:08Jorge Soler Getting A Breather On SundayJorge SolerDH/RFBravesTeam Lorin
Miami Marlins outfielder Jorge Soler is absent from the starting lineup for Sunday's game against right-hander Ian Anderson and the Atlanta Braves. Garrett Cooper will be slotting in as designated hitter for the game. Soler has been heating up at the plate lately. He's currently riding a nine-game hitting streak and he's gone yard in three of his last five games, tallying seven RBI over that five-game stretch. Soler is a streaky hitter, but he has the ability to single-handedly carry fantasy managers in the power department when he's hot.
Sun May 2211:32Kevin Newman Suffers A SetbackKevin Newman2B/SSPiratesDoppelganger
Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said that shortstop Kevin Newman (groin, hamstring) experienced a setback in his rehab, although it's believed to be on the minor side. Newman felt something in his hamstring, and it's not related to his groin injury. The 28-year-old played in a minor league rehab game with Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday, where he likely tweaked his hamstring. Newman has been on the shelf since late April due to a strained left groin, and now he'll be out longer. He was hitting .250/.308/.375 with no home runs, eight RBI, four runs scored and a stolen base in 14 games before his injury, and Newman has very little fantasy appeal in much deeper leagues when he's healthy. Rodolfo Castro has been starting every day at the 6 for the Bucs.
Source: DK Pittsburgh Sports - Alex
Sun May 2206:45Miguel Rojas Dealing With Calf TightnessMiguel RojasSSMarlinsBallbusters
Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas (calf) was removed from Saturday's game against the Atlanta Braves with left calf tightness. He exited the game early in the top of the seventh inning and was replaced by Erik Gonzalez. The 33-year-old went 0-for-2 before leaving. He has played through a calf issue since May 11th and is day-to-day. Rojas is slashing .205/.250/.308 with two home runs, seven RBI, 12 runs scored, and a stolen base over 34 games in 2022. Gonzalez would see an uptick in playing time while Rojas is sidelined. The 30-year-old isn't on the fantasy radar after slashing .182/.280/.462 over 26 plate appearances this season.
Source: Christina De Nicola of