Infield Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
 
Marco Scutaro, 2B, SFG12/23/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro had back surgery on Sunday to fuse the L2 and L3 vertebrae, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Insight: Scutaro's recovery time is estimated at 4-6 months and at 39-years-old is likely a career-killer. He played just five games last season and should not be on fantasy radar screens for the upcoming season.
Martin Prado, 3B, MIA12/19/2014 4:56:00 PM
Description: The Marlins have traded for 3B/OF Martin Prado, RHP David Phelps, and cash considerations in exchange for RHP Nathan Eovaldi, 1B/OF Garrett Jones, and RHP Domingo German.
Insight: Prado will likely mad third base for Miami, sending Casey McGehee to a reserve role. Prado could be a sneaky option come draft day.
Chris Davis, 1B, BAL12/16/2014 11:52:00 AM
Description: According to Orioles manager Buck Showalter, first baseman Chris Davis has been given an exemption (TUE) to take Adderall in 2015.
Insight: Davis was suspended for 25-games last season because he used it without the exemption. He still have one more game to serve which will be opening day.
Eugenio Suarez, SS, DET12/11/2014 2:49:00 PM
Description: Detroit has traded shortstop Eugenio Suarez to Cincinnati.
Insight: Suarez will have to beat out incumbent Zack Cozart, but we feel that's likely to happen and Cozart's numbers have tumbled since his rookie season. Suarez batted .242 with a .652 OPS in 244 big league at-bats.
Howie Kendrick, 2B, LOS12/11/2014 2:55:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has been traded to the Dodgers.
Insight: Well at least he probably doesn't have to sell his house. The Dodgers are loading up on talent and Kendrick should replace Dee Gordon (traded to Miami) and hold the job until he becomes a free agent at the end of 2015. By then, Alex Guerrero should be ready.