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 With Reggie Wayne rehabbing, Hakeem Nicks has seen plenty of reps in trying to build timing with Andrew Luck. Safe to say Nicks has already turned some heads through a few months of the offseason.

There is no doubt that Nicks has the talent, it is clearly a matter of heart with him. It is a good sign that he is working so well with Andrew Luck and if he becomes a favorite of the prized quarterback, he could be in for a big season. This is a situation worth monitoring as we head into August.ANALYST: David Kerr

Archie Bradley is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews for second opinion on his right shoulder soreness Wednesday.

Bradley reported some issues with his shoulder after a rehab appearance with Triple-A Reno on Wednesday. The Diamondbacks want to make certain that their young pitcher does not open himself up to increased injury, and thus the consultation with Dr. Andrews. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson

Jed Lowrie (right thumb) has progressed to swinging a fungo bat.

On May 18th, Lowrie was transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day DL. He is still progressing well, but will not be eligible to return to the bigs until a few days after the All-Star break at the earliest. Once he does return, try to grab him on the waiver wire, as he came out of the gates swinging a hot bat (.300 average, four home runs, 10 RBI in 18 games). Analysis: Dom Murtha

Bulls have given Jimmy Butler both a qualifying offer and a max qualifying offer.

Butler is the best young player that the Bulls have had since the emergence and subsequent fizzling out of Derrick Rose. He is an elite wing defender and is one of the top scoring options in the NBA. Considering all of this and the fact that Butler is still only 25, understand that there is no way that Chicago lets him go.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Scott Feldman (knee) will throw a simulated game on Tuesday.

Feldman, in 10 games so far this season, has pitched to a poor 4.80 ERA and a mediocre 4-4 record. The Astros will be happy to add some depth back into their rotation, but fantasy owners shouldn't invest too much into Feldman's return, as he doesn't appear to have the chops for adequate fantasy production.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Pat Venditte (shoulder) played catch on Monday throwing 80 pitches.

Venditte might be one of the most intriguing players in the game today, but unless he starts to pitch to a sub-1.00 ERA on a daily basis, his game will not likely translate into the fantasy realm due to his lack of save opportunities. Keep an eye on him going forward however, as a switch pitcher is a once in a lifetime player.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Brian McCann is not in the Yankees starting lineup on Monday.

John Ryan Murphy is likely to start in his place against the Angels, while McCann will be available to pinch hit if needed. Murphy might be a solid pickup in daily leagues, but in other formats, just use your backup catcher on your roster.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Mike Morin (strained oblique) has finished his rehab and should be activated against the Yankees.

In 20 games this season, Morin is sporting a 6.00 ERA. And if that wasn't bad enough for his fantasy prospects, he is also in line for zero save opportunities. He will likely be effective in no fantasy leagues going forward.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Patrick Corbin is scheduled to return next week against the Rangers.

Everything went well in Corbin's final rehab start, so the D-Backs feel that he is ready to make his return next week against the Rangers. After going 14-8 with a 3.41 ERA and 178 strikeouts in 2013, Arizona had high hopes going forward for the young left-hander. Tommy John surgery sidelined him for all of last season up until this point, so it will be interesting to see how he has recovered.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Kyle Blanks (Achilles) will need a rehab assignment before rejoining the Rangers.

Blanks is oft injured and shouldn't be relied upon in any fantasy league. Even when he comes back from his dual achilles tendinitis, expect him to contribute little offensively.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Alcides Escobar is in the Royals starting lineup on Monday.

Escobar will leadoff and play short stop for the Royals on Monday night as they take on the Astros and Lance McCullers in Houston.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Pero Antic has reportedly agreed to a deal with Fenerbahce/Ulker to return to Europe next season.

In two NBA seasons with the Hawks, Antic was a mediocre backup big. He will likely have a solid payday in Europe due to his now NBA highlighted résumé. Expect him to be a star with Fenerbahce/Ulker.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Charlotte has informed forward Bismack Biyombo that it won't tender a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent.

With a sudden logjam in the frontcourt for the Hornets, management has decided to allow Biyombo to walk and test the free agent waters. He is a solid rim protector and a developing offensive talent. Someone will offer him legitimate money.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Erick Aybar (hamstring) has returned to the Angels starting lineup on Monday.

After missing the end of Friday night's game and subsequently the rest of the weekend, Aybar's hamstring appears healthy enough to return to the lineup as the everyday shortstop for the Angels.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

Colby Rasmus (infection) is on antibiotics and could be available at the end of the road trip.

After a couple of days, antibiotics usually kick in, so he will likely be good to go within another night or so. In the meantime it appears that George Springer, Preston Tucker, and Domingo Santiago will man the outfield.  Analysis: Dom Murtha

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