Colby Rasmus Headshot

Rasmus went 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI during Thursday's win over the Angels.

Added 7:51 pm (EST)
Rasmus is proving to be a nice addition to the Tampa Bay lineup since returning from a groin injury May 2, as he's now drove in 14 runs through 18 games. His fantasy ceiling is capped because of his struggles against southpaws, and the 30-year-old outfielder is notoriously streaky, but he can pile up counting stats in a hurry while locked in at the dish.
Matt Andriese Headshot

Andriese (5-1) threw eight scoreless innings with six hits and two walks allowed while striking out five batters during Thursday's win over the Angels.

Added 7:44 pm (EST)
After his worst start of the season against the Yankees last time out, this was a spectacular bounce-back showing from Andriese. He's posted admirable fantasy numbers with a 3.24 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 8.0 K/9 to go along with his five wins. While the 27-year-old righty is clearly deserving of more virtual attention going forward, it is probably still wise to consider avoiding daunting matchups. His upcoming road start against Texas likely qualifies and will be a telling outing.
Jeanmar Gómez Headshot

Gomez (3-1) pitched a scoreless 11th inning with a walk and a strikeout during Thursday's win over Colorado.

Added 7:37 pm (EST)
Gomez last pitched May 4 and was then placed on the disabled list with an elbow injury May 9. After saving 37 games last season, he projects to pitch in high-leverage situations going forward, but he probably won't return to the closer role immediately. Gomez currently sports a 7.30 ERA and 1.70 WHIP through 12.1 innings.
Logan Forsythe Headshot

Forsythe is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Cardinals.

Added 7:33 pm (EST)
Enrique Hernandez will take over at third base in place of Forsythe, who is 1-for-8 with five strikeouts since returning from a fractured toe. Still, Forsythe figures to be a staple in the Dodgers lineup now that he's healthy. Look for Forsythe to draw back in for Friday's series opener against the Cubs.
Tommy Joseph Headshot

Joseph went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI during Thursday's extra-innings win over Colorado.

Added 7:29 pm (EST)
The first baseman hit an 11th-inning single to drive in the game-winning run, and he's now up to seven homers, 22 RBI and a .255/.316/.467 slash line for the campaign. Joseph has been extremely streaky since entering the league, as he entered Thursday's game in a 3-for-18 drought without an extra-base hit. However, with 28 homers through just 499 career plate appearances, there is no questioning his power upside.
Justin Turner Headshot

Turner (hamstring) took grounders Thursday for the first time since landing on the disabled list, J.P. Hoonstra of the Southern California News Group reports.

Added 7:28 pm (EST)
This is a big milestone in Turner's recovery, but there are a few hurdles he'll need to clear before rejoining the Dodgers. Given the length of his absence, a rehab assignment could be in order for Turner as he makes his way back from a Grade 1 hamstring strain. The Dodgers will continue to use a platoon of Logan Forsythe, Enrique Hernandez, and Chris Taylor at third base while Turner is on the shelf.
Vince Velásquez Headshot

Velasquez allowed a single run on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven batters during Thursday's extra-innings win over Colorado. He didn't factor into the decision.

Added 7:23 pm (EST)
The young righty entered the start with a 5.98 ERA and 1.42 WHIP through eight outings this season, so this was a promising showing from Velasquez. He owns swing-and-miss stuff and currently sports a 9.6 K/9 for the campaign. However, until Velasquez proves he can consistently limit opponents, his crippling ratios are category anchors. A road game against Miami is up next for Velasquez.
Zack Wheeler Headshot

Wheeler will start Saturday's game against the Pirates, Stephen Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Added 7:21 pm (EST)
The Mets juggled their rotation a bit due to the possibility of inclement weather hitting New York on Thursday, bumping Jacob deGrom back to Friday as a result. With that, Wheeler is now lined up to start Saturday opposite Pittsburgh ace Gerrit Cole. Wheeler, in his first season back from Tommy John surgery, is starting to round into form, notching a 2.12 ERA with 15 strikeouts over his last three outings. Walks have been a bit of an issue, however, as he's issued four or more free passes in three of his last four starts.
Tyler Anderson Headshot

Anderson allowed a single run on six hits and two walks while striking out seven batters over seven innings during Thursday's extra-innings loss to the Phillies. He didn't factor into the decision.

Added 7:17 pm (EST)
The lefty has settled into a nice groove with just seven runs allowed and 32 strikeouts over 24.2 innings through his past four starts. It's difficult to get too excited about Anderson because he pitches his home game at hitter-friendly Coors Field, but his current form is impressive nonetheless. Anderson lines up to face the Mariners at Coors in his next start.
Trevor Story Headshot

Story went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Thursday's extra-innings loss to Philadelphia.

Added 7:10 pm (EST)
Story has recorded an extra-base hit in each of his two games since returning from a shoulder injury that required a stint on the disabled list. Between the injury and a slow start, it's been an underwhelming fantasy run to date, and Story currently sports a disappointing .188/.307/.427 slash line. Playing his home games at hitter-friendly Coors Field is a great virtual boost, and Colorado has six straight home games on deck.
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