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Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) remains out of the Rockies' starting lineup Tuesday.

Wait, Carlos Gonzalez is missing multiple games? No way! Same player, same story. I have no sympathy for his fantasy owners because he does this every single season, except, this time, he hasn't hit well when healthy.ANALYST: Mark Kaplan

The Mets have chosen Dillon Gee over Rafael Montero for there last rotation spot.

This was expected, though at times Montero definitely looked like the superior starter. Gee will get the nod for now, but the leash could be very short, especially if Montero lights it up in Triple-A. Analysis: Howard Bender

Update: Jeremy Lin (illness) is questionable for Wednesday.

Lin is dealing with the flu right now and may be forced to sit Wednesday's game out. He'll rest early in the day and maybe give it a try at pre-game warm-ups. Expect the team to make a decision closer to tip-off. Analysis: Howard Bender

John Farrell said he's seen "marked improvement" in the way Shane Victorino has been moving on bases and in the outfield in the last two weeks.

Just the usual managerial rhetoric you'll get when a guy stands by a decision to play an aging and declining veteran over more viable and younger options. Regardless of how Victorino looks in camp right now, it comes down to how long he can stay healthy. That will ultimately determine his playing time. He's worth the look in deeper formats, especially if Farrell is going to stick by him as he says. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Astros have placed RHP Josh Fields, LHP Brett Oberholtzer and RHP Brad Peacock on the 15-day disabled list.

All were expected to land on the DL and, in truth, none will be worth using when they are healthy. Peacock is out for a while longer while Fields and Oberholtzer should be back sometime in mid-to-late April. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Astros designated OF Alex Presley for assignment.

It looks like Jake Marisnick and Robbie Grossman have made the team as reserve outfielders while Presley heads back to Triple-A. He should be back up at some point this season but won;t be worth an add without regular playing time. Analysis: Howard Bender

The Astros optioned LHP Kevin Chapman, OF L.J. Hoes and 1B Jon Singleton to Triple-A Fresno.

No surprises here at all based on how things have unfolded in Astros camp this spring. All will be on the shuttle back and forth between Houston and Triple-A, depending on injuries and performance by the big boys. Singleton obviously offers the most upside with his power but unless he fixes that plate discipline, he's going to sit in the minors for a while. Analysis: Howard Bender

Oswaldo Arcia (illness) will miss Wednesday's game.

Arcia is just battling the flu right now but should be just fine in a day or so. He'll be ready for Opening Day and provides you with some nice mid-level pop at a low-level price. Analysis: Howard Bender

Wandy Rodriguez said his shoulder was giving him some issues during Tuesday's game, but he said he was able to get his arm loose shortly thereafter and didn't think it was much of an issue.

It looks like Rodriguez will be the No. 4 starter for the Braves to open the season, but that doesn't mean you want him for your fantasy team. Last year was plagued by injury but he was already in decline before that. You don't want to put your trust in this guy. Analysis: Howard Bender

Andrew Bailey is still working his way back from offseason shoulder surgery. Bailey has pitched four innings this spring without giving up an earned run. But for Bailey to make the Opening Day roster, manager Joe Girardi wants to see Bailey pitch on back-to-back days.

Bailey hasn't thrown a competitive pitch since 2013 so it's actually more than just an ability to work back-to-back days. Four spring innings is nothing in the grand scheme of things and the road to return is still going to be lengthy and arduous. He is not worth a look in fantasy. Analysis: Howard Bender

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