Player Notes - Tampa Bay and Chicago WSox
Tampa Bay
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
James Loney1BRays first baseman James Loney is just 2-for-15 (.133) against Royals scheduled starter Edinson Volquez.Loney and everyone else in this game should be avoided as the chance of a rain out apeear to be above 90 percent. Look elsewhere on Monday.7/6/2015 10:09:00 AM
Evan Longoria3BRays third baseman Evan Longoria was 2-for-4 with two runs in the, 8-1, victory over the Yankees on Sunday.Longoria had a single and a double. He scored on James Loney's single in the first and Logan Forsythe's single in the eighth. Longoria is hitting .277 with eight home runs and 35 RBI in 292 at-bats this year.7/5/2015 4:45:00 PM
Erasmo RamirezSPRays right-hander Erasmo Ramirez allowed just one run on six hits in six innings against the Yankees on Sunday. Behind the strong start, Tampa Bay beat New York, 8-1. Ramirez did walk three batters and struck out three. The only run he allowed was an Alex Rodriguez solo bomb. Ramirez is 7-3 with a 3.80 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 61 strikeouts in 73 1/3 innings this season.7/5/2015 4:42:00 PM
Steven Souza Jr.CFRays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. hit his 15th homer of the season in the eighth inning to tie the game up.Too bad he can't hit his weight or everyone would know his name. He's batting .213 with 33 RBI.7/4/2015 4:10:00 PM
Evan Longoria3BRays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .059 hitter against saturday starter Michael Pineda.Longoria is hitting .275 with eight home runs and 35 RBI this season, but probably should be avoided despite his two-hit night on Friday in the poor matchup.7/4/2015 12:01:00 PM
Chris ArcherSPRays starter Chris Archer threw 6 2/3 shutout innings in the, 7-5, loss to the Yankees on Friday.Archer left with a, 3-0, lead, but the Rays bullpen emploded. The Yankees scored three runs to tie it in the eighth, and then with another lead in the bottom of the 12th, New York tallied four runs to win it. Archer remains 9-5 with a 2.18 ERA, 0.95 WHIP and 141 strikeouts in 115 2/3 innings this season.7/3/2015 11:55:00 PM
Steven Souza Jr.CFRays outfielder Steven Souza Jr. is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Yankees.It will be his second consecutive day off. We don't think he's injured, just slumping. He's batting .209 on the season with 14 home runs and 31 RBI, but his last home run was June 19.7/3/2015 1:11:00 PM
James Loney1BRays first baseman James Loney (broken finger) has been activated for Friday's game.Loney was hitting .275 with 11 RBI and 11 runs in 30 games through May 24. He's never had the power numbers to be a viable fantasy first base option.7/3/2015 10:18:00 AM
Matt MooreSPRays lefty Matt Moore, who had Tommy John surgery, has been activated and will make his season debut on Thursday.He is just 25-years-old with a career 3.53 ERA and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings. He was 17-4 last season with 143 strikeouts in 150 1/3 IP. He could have solid fantasy value in the second half of the season. If he's available in your league pick him up immediately.7/2/2015 9:54:00 AM
James Loney1BRays first baseman James Loney (broken finger) is expected to be activated for Friday's game.Loney was hitting .275 with 11 RBI and 11 runs in 30 games through May 24. The Rays made room by sending Marc Krauss down to Triple-A.7/2/2015 9:35:00 AM


Chicago WSox
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Melky CabreraLFWhite Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera was 2-for-4 with the game-winning hit in the, 4-2, victory over the Blue Jays on Monday.Cabrera added to his incredible career numbers against Mark Buehrle. Cabrera is now 19-for-34 versus the southpaw. With the game tied, Cabrea's eighth inning double scored two runs. He is hitting .262 with three home runs and 32 RBI in 313 at-bats this season.7/6/2015 11:00:00 PM
Chris SaleSPWhite Sox starter Chris Sale threw a complete game in the, 4-2, victory over the Blue Jays on Monday.Sale allowed two runs on six hits in the victory. The two runs came on solo bombs from Chris Colabello and Josh Donaldson. Sale also had six strikeouts and no walks. He is 7-4 with a 2.80 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 147 strikeouts in 112 1/3 innings this season. 7/6/2015 10:56:00 PM
Melky CabreraLFWhite Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera is a stunning 17-for-30 (.567) with a pair of homers and a 1.467 OPS versus Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle.Cabrera is hitting .259 with three home runs and 30 RBI in 309 at-bats this season which isn't really fantasy worthy, but he's worth a flier on Monday.7/6/2015 9:58:00 AM
Melky CabreraLFWhite Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera was 1-for-3 with an RBI in the loss to the Orioles on Sunday.Cabrera drove in the only Chicago run in the, 9-1, loss. He is hitting .259 with three home runs and 30 RBI in 309 at-bats this season.7/5/2015 6:10:00 PM
Jose Abreu1BWhite Sox first baseman Jose Abreu had two hits and scored two runs in the, 3-2, victory over the Orioles on Saturday.Abreu had a double and a triple, scoring his runs in the first and fifth innings. Abreu is hitting .294 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI in 293 at-bats this year.7/5/2015 9:19:00 AM
Jeff SamardzijaSPWhite Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija finally showed fantasy owners on Saturday what they have been looking for.Samardzija went 7 2/3 IP and yielded just one run on three hits while striking out nine. Samardzija didn't get the win, but the team did, with the game-winner in the bottom of the eighth.7/4/2015 5:38:00 PM
John DanksSPWhite Sox lefty John Danks threw seven shutout innings in the, 1-0, victory over the Orioles on Friday.Danks allowed five hits, two walks and struck out five on 96 pitches in seven frames. Overall, Danks has been a disappointment, however, going 4-8 with a 4.95 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 60 strikeouts in 87 1/3 innings this season.7/3/2015 10:44:00 PM
Jose Abreu1BWhite Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hit a solo home run for the only run of the game in the, 1-0, victory over the Orioles on Friday.Abreu was 1-for-4 with the homer. He is hitting .291 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI in 289 at-bats this season.7/3/2015 10:40:00 PM
Chris SaleSPWhite Sox starter Chris Sale may see his next start moved back from Sunday to Monday.White Sox manager Robin Ventura is thinking about pushing Sale back a day to give him extra rest. Sale has been solid this season, going 6-4 with a 2.87 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 141 strikeouts in 103 1/3 innings this season. 7/1/2015 9:24:00 PM
Jose Abreu1BWhite Sox first baseman Jose Abreu had two hits and an RBI in Tuesday's win over St. Louis.Chicago won 2-1 in 11 innings, with Tyler Flowers blasting the game-winning home run. Abreu is hitting .293 with 13 homers and 42 RBI this season.7/1/2015 9:27:00 AM