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Cole Hamels tossed eight scoreless in the no-decision on Wednesday against the Padres holding them to five hits with one walk and 11 punch outs.

Anyone who has followed my work over at least the last year and some change knows I caught a bunch of flack for ranking Hamels outside my top 15 going into last season. That said, I know how important it is to remain open minded, and in the case of Hamels he has earned my renewed confidence having pitched back-to-back shutouts and has allowed just one run while striking out 26 over his last three starts (22.2 IP) and has allowed just four home runs over his 10 starts this year. If by the off chance you can trade MIchael Wacha for Hamels I would jump at that opportunity. Another plus with Hamels is that he will get an extended period of rest before his next start a week from Friday on the road against the Cardinals.ANALYST: Michael Pichan

Update: Brandon Knight suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's game against the Thunder.

Knight hurt the same left ankle that caused him pain and almost caused him to miss Sunday's game. His three-point, 1-of-10 performance indicts the injury is really bothering him so temper your expectations in hopes he heals quickly. If the Suns continue to fall out of the race for the eighth seed, don't be surprised to see him rested for the remainder of the season. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Jodie Meeks scored 11 points (4-8 FGA) while hitting 3-of-5 three-pointers to go with three assists in the Pistons' 109-102 loss to Miami.

Meeks ended up scoring better than Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the guy he was backing up and knocked down shots from deep. He's reached double-figures in four of his last four games, while providing a spark off the bench. He, however, isn't going to win you a playoff week so it's fine to look for another option that can get hot.  Analysis: Rob Trayah

Reggie Jackson had 31 points (12-17 FGA, 4-8 FTA) while making 3-of-4 from three-point land to go with nine assists and six rebounds in the Pistons' 109-102 loss against the Heat on Sunday.

Jackson owners are rejoicing since his trade from Oklahoma City at the deadline with all of the production that they are getting towards the end of the season. Detroit's big question is if they will be able to lock up Jackson, who is set for a big upgrade in his contract, especially with the play he has shown as a Pistons starter. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Jaime Garcia is expected to begin the season on the disabled list after suffering shoulder soreness and fatigue this spring.

It's a new year, but it seems like the same old story with Garcia, unfortunately. The last three years have been riddled with arm troubles and Garcia has not been able to show signs of his 2011 campaign that saw him go 13-7 in 194 innings with a 3.56 ERA. Look for Carlos Martinez or Marcos Gonzales to win the fifth starter job with Garcia losing out. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Andre Drummond registered 32 points (14-17 FGA, 4-7 FTA) and pulled down 14 rebounds while also pitching in two assists and two blocks in Detroit's 109-102 loss to Miami.

This just in: Drummond is tall and really good. With Greg Monroe still out, the former UConn Husky has been the lone front-court option and is proving his worth. He is averaging 20.2 PPG and 14.4 RPG over his last five and is going to be an early round pick next season after becoming one of the best centers in the game. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Brandon Knight left Sunday's game with an apparent leg injury. His return is questionable.

Knight was questionable as it was going into Sunday night's game so if you started him, you risked the possibility of him not playing well or finishing the game. He was able to play 22 minutes, but was 1-of-10 with three points. Analysis: Rob Trayah

James Ennis scored 16 points (5-7 FGA, 4-6 FTA) and knocked down two three-pointers while grabbing six rebounds in Miami's 109-102 win over Detroit.

Ennis has seen time in Miami's last three games, hitting a three-pointer in each. He's not going to make an impact on the Heat team and nor should he on your fantasy team. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Dwyane Wade had 40 points (14-27 FGA, 12-13 FTA) with six rebounds and four assists Miami's 109-102 win over Detroit on Sunday night.

When his team needed him most, Wade delivered. He had 19 of his game-high 40 in the fourth quarter and single-handily took over the game. He recorded 36 minutes after playing only 22 minutes in Friday night's loss and continues to fight injuries. However, his 2014-15 season has been fantastic and a renaissance to his Hall-of-Fame career as he now averaging 21.5 PPG with 5.1 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals a game. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Udonis Haslem had 18 points (8-13 FGA, 2-2 FTA) with 13 rebounds and two steals in Miami's 109-102 win over Detroit.

Haslem continues to start with Hassan Whiteside out of action, recording another double-double in 35 minutes. He has gone from fantasy irrelevant to relevant in less than a week. If you're hoping for anything coming down the stretch, Haslem is an interesting play. Analysis: Rob Trayah

The Rangers released Ryan Ludwick on Sunday.

Ludwick was notified a couple days back that he would not be making the big-league team and was allowed to search for another team. He has struggled in Spring Training and hasn't been able to get over the .700 OPS mark the last two seasons. The Rangers will look internally to create outfield options for the 2015 season. Analysis: Rob Trayah

Timofey Mozgov had 14 points (6-9 FGA, 2-2 FTA) to go with ten rebounds in Cleveland's 87-86 win over Philadelphia.

Mozgov's double-double was key in the Cavs' win as he had five offensive rebounds on a night when Cleveland struggled from the field. This was his first and only of the month of March, but he has been consistent in his scoring, ending up at 11.1 PPG and scoring in double-digits 11 times. Hope for more of the same if you have him in fantasy playoffs. Analysis: Rob Trayah

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