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Gio Gonzalez was scratched from Wednesday's start.

With the Nationals clinching the NL East Tuesday, Gonzalez will be rested for the playoffs. Blake Treinen will replace him for this start.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

17 Sep, 11:22 AMSource

With the Nationals clinching last night, Blake Treinen will now get the start Wednesday night. Gio Gonzalez was originally scheduled to get the ball.

Time to rest those starters. Treinen has filled in before in the rotation and has found some decent success. In 13 appearances (five starts) this year, he's got a 2.18 ERA with a 26:11 K:BB over 41.1 innings. He's not going to give you any kind of boost in strikeouts, but if he can continue to post strong ratios, he could be a nice late-season streaming option.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

17 Sep, 11:02 AMSource

Rymer Liriano went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in the Padres win against the Phillies on Tuesday. 

Liriano hasn't been much of an asset to the Padres when in the starting lineup in his first year in the big leagues, slashing .228/.294/.283 with one home run and five RBI through 92 at-bats. With only just over 10 games left in the season there is little chance he gains enough momentum to make him a fantasy consideration the rest of the way.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:51 AM

Alexi Amarista went 3-for-4 with a home run, double and two RBI in the Padres win against the Phillies on Tuesday. 

Amarista is now slashing .245/.273/.321 with one home run, seven RBI and five runs scored in the month of September as he continues to earn regular playing time at shortstop for the Padres. However, unless he starts to provide more in either the runs scored or RBI department, he is best served on the waiver wire outside of desperate situations.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:50 AM

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Analyst: Jeff Mans  View Profile

17 Jul, 07:49 PMSource

Kevin Quackenbush allowed one run on a hit and a walk with a strikeout but finished the inning to earn his fourth save of the season for the Padres on Tuesday.

Quackenbush has now converted four of his five save chances since taking over the closer role while owning a 2.68 ERA and 1.07 WHIP through 50.1 innings out of the Padres bullpen. To add to his success, the Padres closer is maintaining a 53:18 K:BB rate in that stretch, which makes him worth owning over the final one and a half weeks of the regular season.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:48 AM

Ian Kennedy moved to 11-13 after allowing three runs on three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts over six innings in a win against the Phillies on Tuesday. 

Kennedy has now been on top of his game of late, but managed to out-pitch A.J. Burnett for his 11th win of the season He is now sitting on a 3.80 ERA and 1.32 WHIP through 31 starts this season while maintaining a solid 196:67 K:BB rate over 187.1 innings. As long as he continues to strikeouts batters at a high rate, even a few rough outings won't stop him from warranting a start every time he takes the mound. He will look to try and inch back to .500 when he takes on the Rockies on Monday.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:46 AM

Freddy Galvis went 1-for-2 with a home run, two RBI, two runs scored and two walks in the Phillies loss to the Padres on Tuesday. 

Since making his return to the Phillies on August 23, Galvis is slashing .225/.311/.475 with three home runs and five RBI over 40 at-bats. He has recently been receiving regular at-bats but his going to need to produce more before gaining fantasy, which will be difficult with only 11 games left in the regular season.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:45 AM

Domonic Brown went 1-for-4 and belted his tenth home run of the season while adding a stolen base in the Phillies loss to the Padres on Tuesday. 

After smacking 27 home runs a season ago, it took Brown 444 at-bats to reach double digits this year as he remains one of the biggest disappointments of 2014. He is now slashing .232/.284/.351 with 10 home runs and 60 RBI and should only be in starting lineups in desperate situations.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:42 AM

A.J. Burnett fell to 8-17 after allowing five runs (four earned) on eight hits and four walks with four strikeouts over 5.2 innings in a loss to the Padres on Tuesday. 

Burnett has now allowed 14 earned runs over his last four starts, with is a stretch that he as gone 1-3 to add to his disappointing season. He is now sitting on a 4.40 ERA and 1.40 WHIP through 202.2 innings while owning a 180:87 K:BB rate in that stretch. Considering how poorly he has been pitching of late, there is no reason to even make him a matchup play down the stretch as there are better odds of him hurting a fantasy team than helping. He will look to get back on track when he takes on the Athletics on Sunday.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:40 AM

Kendrys Morales went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and a walk in the Mariners win against the Angels on Tuesday. 

Despite hitting .185 in the month of September, Morales is sitting on three home runs, seven RBI and six runs scored since the turn of the calendar. Although that is nothing special, if he starts to heat back up he could make for a decent plug-in for a less powerful player in your starting lineup over the final 10-plus games of the season.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

17 Sep, 01:38 AM

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