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Articles From Carmen
One of the keys to playoff baseball is identifying the lineups that are going to score the most runs, as pitching typically rules the ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Oct 7
There are few things more exciting than a full eight-game slate on the second day of playoff baseball. We get high-end pitching, a slew ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Sep 30
The final Wednesday slate of the regular season is rather light with just eight games. There are only a couple aces on the bump, ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Sep 23
We get an interesting nine-game slate on Wednesday, and it features a ton of ace pitching. This is a good thing because the pitching ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Sep 16
We get a decent nine-game slate tonight filled with high-end pitching. The mid-tier options aren't anything to salivate over, so the strategy is to ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Sep 9
We have a ten-game slate on Wednesday, and it is absolutely loaded with great mid-tier pitching and tremendous high-end options on the left-side of ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Sep 2
This Wednesday gives us an 11-game main slate with no shortage of aces on the bump. The pricing model does not give us intriguing ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Aug 26
Latest News From Carmen
Tucker Barnhart was traded to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for infield prospect Nick Quintana. The Tigers immediately exercised Barnhart's $7.5M team option.
Jon Heyman on TwitterWed, Nov 3
Spencer Howard has been optioned to Triple A. Howard had been dealing with a back injury, and not pitched over the past week.
Todd Zolecki on TwitterFri, Mar 26
Sonny Gray threw 30 pitches in a simulated game Friday, and said that he felt 'good moving forward.'
Bobby Nightengale Jr. on TwitterFri, Mar 26
Liam Hendriks is pitching today after dealing with a bout of kidney stones.
Daryl Van Schouwen on TwitterFri, Mar 26
Cody Bellinger is scheduled to face live pitching on Wednesday. He will play in his first full game around March 15th, consistent with reports earlier in the week. He will get comfortable hitting as the designated hitter before taking the field.
Jorge Castillo on TwitterWed, Mar 10
Frankie Montas is 'feeling better' after testing positive for COVID-19. He stated that he is close to full strength, and that he expects to get back into pitching shape relatively quickly.
Alex Coffey on TwitterSun, Feb 28
Joely Rodriguez's ankle is free from pain, but he has not been able to throw consistently, meaning that he is a couple of weeks behind most other relievers.
Evan Grant on TwitterSun, Feb 28
Justin Turner announced that he will be returning to the Dodgers. The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.
Justin Turner on TwitterSun, Feb 14
Walker Buehler avoided arbitration by signing a 2-year, $8 million deal with the Dodgers. The deal includes a $2 million signing bonus, and includes several $500K contract escalators based on games started and Cy Young Award finishes.
Ken Rosenthal on TwitterThu, Feb 11
Justin Turner is receiving interest from the Mets, but the two sides are not in agreement on years or dollars. The Brewers also have interest, but the Dodgers are still the most likely team to sign him.
Ken Rosenthal on TwitterTue, Feb 9