Player Notes - Tampa Bay and NY Yankees
Tampa Bay
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Wil MyersRFRays right fielder Wil Myers went 3-for-4 with the game-winning three-run home run in the seventh in the, 5-4, victory over the Cubs on Friday.Myers' previous two hits didn't lead to any runs, but his bomb in the seventh was the difference in the game. Chicago took a, 4-2, lead in the sixth, but Jedd Gyorko and Alexi Amarista each singled and with two outs, Myers hit his homer. It was his first of the season, and Myers is also hitting .333 with seven RBI in nine games.4/17/2015 5:31:00 PM
Evan Longoria3BRays third baseman Evan Longoria left Thursday's game after he took a pitch in his left hip according to Buster Olney of ESPN.Rays starter Chris Archer hit a couple Blue Jays during the game, and Toronto may have responded by hitting Longoria. Hopefully, the injury to Longoria is not serious. The Rays should have an update soon.4/16/2015 11:16:00 PM
Kevin KiermaierCFRays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with two runs in the, 4-2, victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday.Kiermaier scored in the third inning on Steven Souza Jr.'s ground out and scored again on David DeJesus' double in the fifth. Kiermaier is hitting .344 with two home runs and four RBI to begin the season.4/16/2015 10:33:00 PM
Chris ArcherSPRays starter Chris Archer pitched seven shutout innings, allowing two hits, walking two batters and striking out 11.It was a very impressive night for Archer, who now supports a 1.37 ERA in three starts this season. He hasn't allowed a run in 14 innings as he pitched seven shutout innings in his last start as well. Fantasy owners who drafted Archer late are looking pretty smart right now.4/16/2015 10:26:00 PM
Steven Souza Jr.CFRays outfielder Steven Souza homered for the second straight game against the Blue Jays.Souza is 5-for-10 in the last two games with two home runs. On Wednesday, he his a solo homer in the fifth and then doubled in two runs in the ninth, but Souza's efforts fell short as Toronto won, 12-7.4/15/2015 10:21:00 PM
Desmond JenningsCFRays center fielder Desmond Jennings needs to be active Wednesday against Toronto.He is 9-for-22 liftime against opposing starter Mark Buerhle, and will have the opportunity to improve on those numbers.4/15/2015 12:02:00 PM
Steven Souza Jr.CFRays outfielder Steven Souza was 3-for-5 with a home run and the game-winning run in the, 3-2, victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday.Souza hit a solo home run in the top of the first, which was his first of the season. Souza had two singles as well and scored in the eighth on Desmond Jennings' sacrifice fly. That proved to be the winning run. 4/14/2015 10:17:00 PM
Jake OdorizziSPRays starter Jake Odorizzi had a strong outing Monday versus Toronto.Odorizzi went eight innings and allowed just one run one two hits and three walks, while striking out three. He left with a 2-1 lead after throwing 103 pitches.4/13/2015 9:53:00 PM
HotAsdrubal Cabrera2BTampa Bay shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera apparently likes facing the knuckle ball of R.A. Dickey as he's 4-for-9 with a double and a pair of homers in their matchups.Cabrera is off to a solid start, batting .320 through the first six ganes abd with the favorable matchup could be a nice play on Monday.4/13/2015 11:13:00 AM
David DeJesusLFRays outfielder David DeJesus went 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs in the, 8-5, victory over the Marlins on Sunday.DeJesus hit his first home run of the season in the fifth. It was a three-run homer. DeJesus is hitting .545 in 11 at-bats this season.4/12/2015 5:07:00 PM


NY Yankees
 PlayerPos.DescriptionInsightDate
Alex Rodriguez3BYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI to lead New York over Tampa Bay, 5-4.Rodriguez hit a solo blast in the second inning and then a two-run bomb in the sixth. He capped off the great night with the game-winning RBI in the eighth. Rodriguez has been the Yankees best hitter this season, hitting .344 with four home runs and 11 RBI.4/17/2015 11:09:00 PM
Brett GardnerLFYankees left fielder Brett Gardner (bone bruise) is questionable for Friday's game against Tampa Bay.Gardner was hit on the right wrist and both X-rays and MRI said no structural damage, according to Bryan Hoch of mlb.com. He should be ready for the weekend series. Gardner put together a very good 2014 campaign (.256, 17 HR, 58 RBI, 87 runs, 21 SB) and fantasy owners hope he can continue that in 2015.4/16/2015 3:58:00 PM
Alex Rodriguez3BYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was 2-for-3 with a homer in the loss on Wednesday against the Orioles.Rodriguez now has two home runs on the season. He has arguable been the best Yankees hitter this season. Rodriguez is hitting .286 with two home runs and seven RBI.4/15/2015 11:59:00 PM
Chase Headley3BYankees third baseman Chase Headley is a career .412 hitter against Orioles' starter Bud Norris.Headley could have nice outing against Baltimore tonight. He is 7-for-17 with two homers and four RBIs against Norris.4/14/2015 12:00:00 PM
CC SabathiaSPYankees starter CC Sabathia took the loss Tuesday versus Baltimore.He did not pitch poorly, but did allow four runs on seven hits and one walk over seven innings of work. Sabathia also had seven strikeouts and threw 91 pitches. He is 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA.4/14/2015 9:40:00 PM
Brett GardnerLFYankees left fielder Brett Gardner was forced out of the game in the seventh inning after being hit by a pitch earlier in the game.Gardner was hit on the right wrist. X-rays were negative, but he could miss a game or two due to swelling. He put together a very good 2014 campaign (.256, 17 HR, 58 RBI, 87 runs, 21 SB) and fantasy owners he can continue that in 2015.4/14/2015 10:26:00 AM
Stephen Drew2BYankees infielder Stephen Drew played the role of hero Monday night against Baltimore.He hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh, which won the game for New York. However, Drew is not a great fantasy option.4/13/2015 11:00:00 PM
Michael PinedaSPYankees right hander Michael Pineda allowed five runs Monday against the Orioles.He wen 6 1/3 innings and allowed the five runs on nine hits, but did strike out nine. Pineda has a 5.11 ERA through two starts this season.4/13/2015 9:55:00 PM
Jacoby EllsburyCFYankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 6-for-13 (.462) against Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen.Ellsbury and Brett Gardner could make a solid one-two punch on Monday as Gardner is a .357 hitter versus Chen.4/13/2015 11:10:00 AM
Brett GardnerLFYankees left fielder Brett Gardner is 5-for-14 with three extra base hits and five RBI against Baltimore left-hander Wei-Yin Chen.Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury, who is a career .462 hitter versus Chen, could make a nice duo in Monday's game.4/13/2015 11:08:00 AM