3B,SS - TEX - MiLB
Yadiel Rivera went 0-for-2 with a walk in Wednesday's win over the Phillies.
Rivera got the start at third base with Brian Anderson getting a day off. He is mostly used as a pinch-hitter and does not need to be owned.
Yadiel Rivera hit a pinch-hit RBI double in Wednesday's win vs the Yankees.
Rivera gets an occasional start, but is nothing more than a bat off the bench. He is not a fantasy asset.
Rivera played second base on Monday and delivered two hits in four at-bats with two runs and a RBI in the Brewers 8-5 win.
Rivera is getting the occasional start at second base with Scooter Gennett on the disabled list. His two-hit game on Monday was his first hits since April 19th. For the season, he is hitting .212 with five runs and one RBI. Rivera is not worth fantasy consideration.
With Scooter Gennett landing on the 15-day DL with an oblique injury, Rivera will start at second base for the Brewers on Thursday batting eighth.
Rivera will get some starts at second base with Gennett out, along with Colin Walsh and Hernan Perez. Rivera is not worth fantasy consideration except in deep NL-only leagues.
The 23-year-old Rivera has been informed that he and fellow infielder Colin Walsh have made the Brewers opening day roster.
Rivera was drafted by the Brewers in 2010 and has worked his way up through the Brewers farm system. He played 23 games with the Brewers in 2015 going 1-for-14 in his big league debut. Rivera will be used as a backup infielder to start the season and does not warrant fantasy consideration except in the deepest of NL-only leagues.