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Cardinals closer Jason Motte underwent successful elbow surgery Tuesday, performed by the team physician in St. Louis.
Now that Jason Motte has gone under the knife, if you haven't already, go ahead and drop him from your roster. The best case scenario si that Motte will be back by Spring Training next season, but that is being extremely optimistic. Fantasy players should keep him in mind for the 2014 drafts, as he may come at an extremely cheap price in both snake drafts and auction leagues. For all the latest bullpen news, be sure to follow @MLBDailyBullpen on Twitter. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
This news is like reading about how eating McDonald's every day will make you fat and healthy. We already knew the inevitable was coming for Jason Motte, but this is the nail in the coffin. He will be meaningless in any kind of fantasy format for at least the next 10-12 months.ANALYST:
Angels recalled RHP Cam Bedrosian from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Mike Morin has been mediocre (putting it nicely) working in middle-relief for the Angels this season, posting a 6.00 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and a 13/5 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 20 appearances. Relief Pitcher Cam Bedrosian has been recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake, where he has posted a 3.15 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 27/5 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 20 innings pitched, to take Morin's spot in the bullpen. Analysis: Brad Costilo
Wilson Ramos is not in the Nationals starting lineup on Sunday.
This appears to be a routine day off for the Nationals starting Catcher (nothing out of the ordinary in a Sunday afternoon game), but the timing may provide Ramos an opportunity to break out of the mini-slump that he's in. After stringing together a 19-game hit-streak, Ramos has gone 0-for-11 in his last three games. Jose Lobaton, who is 1-for-8 in his career against opposing starting pitcher Aaron Harang, will get the start in Ramos' absence. Analysis: Brad Costilo