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Tim Lincecum earned his 10th win after he gave up two runs on seven hits and four walks with two strikeouts over just five innings against the Phillies on Sunday.

Lincecum improved to 10-8 following Sunday's performance, making for his first win since July 11. Now sitting on a 4.48 ERA and 1.37 WHIP through 25 starts, Lincecum has had his ups and downs this season, but has managed to own a respectable strikeout rate (8.08 K/9) along the way making him a solid contributor in that one category if nothing else. He will be on the hunt for win No. 11 when he takes on the Nationals on Saturday.ANALYST: Matthew Beck

Jason Kipnis (finger) is expected to make his spring debut this weekend.

The offseason finger surgery has put him slightly behind the rest of the team, but he is still expected to be ready for Opening Day. He is looking towards a solid bounce-back season now that the oblique injury is far behind him. This current finger issue shouldn't have any kind of an adverse effect come the start of the regular season. Analysis: Howard Bender

Free agent WR Brian Hartline is visiting the Bears Wednesday.

Tough to fit into the Bears system as anything more than an afterthought receiver with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery leading the way. Still, Hartline could fit in as the third option but his fantasy upside would be minimal. Analysis: Howard Bender

Jayson Werth (shoulder) will be re-evaluated on Friday to determine whether he can ramp up his rehab.

The Nationals are smart to take it slow with Werth whose status for Opening Day is likely in doubt. He's going to take a while to regain the strength in his shoulder and seems to be someone you should expect a slow start from. It could make for a nice buy low if you believe the power will come back. Analysis: Howard Bender

Felix Hernandez will throw his first live batting practice Wednesday.

The 28-year-old pitcher is already entering his eleventh season in the big-leagues. Last year Hernandez went 15-6 over 236 innings, posting a 2.14 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. He will be one of the first few pitchers to leave the draft board this season.  Analysis: Keith Tro

Miguel Cabrera (foot) took batting practice Wednesday for the second straight day.

The eight-time All Star and soon-to-be 32-year-old, is in the final stages of rehabilitation from offseason ankle surgery and has been able to take batting practice for the second straight day. The Tigers' are hoping everything will fall into place so that Miggy is ready to go out of the gate, but if not, it should be shortly thereafter.  Analysis: Keith Tro

JaVale McGee, a free agent after being released by Philadelphia on Sunday, has drawn the interest of Golden State,

The Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat are also expected to make a strong push for JaVale McGee. He is averaging 4.6 points, 2.7 points and 0.9 blocks in 23 games this season.  Analysis: Keith Tro

Nikola Pekovic (ankle) is still listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets.

Nikola Pekovic (ankle) sat out Monday's game against the Clippers and is questionable Wednesday verse the Nuggets, although he has said that he wants to give it a go tonight in Denver. Pekovic is likely going to be a game-time decision, but if he is unable to go Gorgui Dieng becomes the primary beneficiary. Check back with us soon as his status will be updated following the team's morning shoot-around.  Analysis: Keith Tro

Marreese Speights pleaded no contest to reduced charges stemming from an arrest in Tampa and charged with suspicion of DUI last August.

The NBA is expected to review the matter in order to determine whether or not a suspension is warranted. Marreese Speights is averaging 111.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in 17 minutes with the Warriors this season. Fantasy owners may want to look for alternative options, as his meager numbers can't be doing much for your fantasy squad anyway.  Analysis: Keith Tro

Jarrell Eddie will sign a 10-day contract with the Hawks on Thursday.

The undrafted free agent out of Virginia Tech, Jarrell Eddie won the D-League's Three-Point Shootout during the All-Star weekend, and will now be given the opportunity to log his first minute in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks. The team had one vacant roster spot, so no one is being sent to the Developmental League as a result of this signing. We'll have to see what the Hawks' have in mind for their new three-point threat.  Analysis: Keith Tro

Tigers have released RHP Joel Hanrahan after learning he will need to undergo a second Tommy John surgery.

This is terrible news for the 33-year-old reliever and could very-well prove to be career ending injury. The two-time All Star, over nine big-league seasons, has a career 3.85 ERA, 9.8 K/9 rate, 100 saves and 441 strikeouts across 404.2 innings pitched.  Analysis: Keith Tro
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