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Articles From Carmen
An eight-game main slate results in fewer options and lower high-end star power than what you would normally see. However, we can still find ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Aug 12
We get a relatively small ten-game slate tonight, and we have a surprising lack of options across the board. Given that the Yankees, Nationals, ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Aug 5
Aces are on the docket tonight. Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom, Charlie Morton, Chris Paddack, and Brandon Woodruff take the hill. There are plenty of ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Jul 29
Prospect rankings have significantly changed since the last iteration, as the shortened season helps some rookies and hinders others. Let's just get this out ...
by Fantasy in Mon, Jul 20
Enjoy this season. There has been so much negativity around baseball, and life in general, that we need to get back into why we ...
by Fantasy in Sat, Jul 18
In a shortened season, not much has changed at the top since we last covered starters. However, many starters with previous innings restrictions will ...
by Fantasy in Fri, Jul 17
This fantasy baseball season is essentially a toss-up, but we can take solace in that relievers in the closer role in March are likely ...
by Fantasy in Mon, Jul 13
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