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    The Commish - Mon, Aug 18, 2014 8:08:45 am ET

    Still time to trade

    A late deal goes down in advance of the Aug. 31 trade deadline. SiriusXM (Flowers) sends IF Grant Green to Baseball HQ (Adler) for 3B Will Middlebrooks.

      
    The Commish - Mon, Aug 11, 2014 12:45:47 am ET

    Miracle healing powers

    Although everyone thought he was out for the season, it looks like Avisail Garcia is actually going to play again in the majors. This is one of those weird instances where a team has already reclaimed his salary in FAAB.

    There is no provision in the LABR constitution for what happens if a player out for the season actually comes back, so if and when Garcia is activated by the White Sox, he will be eligible for bidding as a free agent. 

    The winning bid on him for Week 20 has been nullified and the $1 FAAB refunded.

      
    The Commish - Fri, Jul 18, 2014 9:24:55 pm ET

    CC is 86'd

    NFBC (Ambrosius/Childs) gets $15 back for CC Sabathia being out for the season.

    The FAAB bank is now closed.

      
    The Commish - Sun, Jul 13, 2014 11:41:55 pm ET

    FAAB reclaim deadine

    As most of you know, the deadline for getting FAAB money back for players out for the season is this transaction period (July 13). 

    Since in the past it has been the Monday of the All-Star break (when there are no games), I'll entertain any last minute pleas on Monday.

    This is also the day CC Sabathia is getting an MRI so just be aware NFBC is seeking to get that large amount of cash back. I don't know of any other pending claims, but check your rosters just to be sure.

      
    The Commish - Sun, Jul 13, 2014 10:32:17 pm ET

    Another deal for Larry

    Winning Fantasy Baseball (Schechter) deals RP Fernando Rodney to ESPN (Cockcroft) for SP R.A. Dickey.

    Larry's streak of acquiring Red Sox players finally ends.

      
  • Player Notes

    Tim LincecumOct 23 09:33p

    San Francisco Giants SP Tim Lincecum (back) said Thursday, Oct. 23, that his back was feeling better than it did Monday. The team is awaiting MRI results before deciding on his status for the rest of the World Series.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Brandon MossOct 23 07:43p

    Oakland Athletics 1B Brandon Moss (hip) had surgery to repair his torn right hip labrum. He will be on crutches for four weeks.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Cesar JimenezOct 23 07:13p

    Philadelphia Phillies RP Cesar Jimenez agreed to a one-year contract with the Phillies Thursday, Oct. 23, the team announced.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Grady SizemoreOct 23 05:33p

    Philadelphia Phillies OF Grady Sizemore signed a one-year contract with the team Thursday, Oct. 23. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Michael CuddyerOct 23 03:43p

    Colorado Rockies impending free-agent OF Michael Cuddyer may be a target for the New York Mets this offseason if he is willing to accept a two-year deal, according to sources.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Melky CabreraOct 23 03:43p

    Toronto Blue Jays impending free-agent OF Melky Cabrera has started contract talks with the team. The team is willing to offer at least three years in a new deal. The team is expected to make a qualifying offer to Cabrera, and he is expected more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Pablo SandovalOct 23 03:43p

    San Francisco Giants impending free-agent 3B Pablo Sandoval will receive a $15.3 million qualifying offer this offseason, according to sources. The two sides have not had contract talks since spring training camp and will not until after the season.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Tim LincecumOct 23 12:33p

    San Francisco Giants SP Tim Lincecum (back, side) will undergo an MRI on his lower back and left side Thursday, Oct. 23, after he left Game 2 of the World Series because of tightness, according to sources. It is not known if Lincecum will more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Torii HunterOct 23 03:13a

    Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter, who can file for free agency immediately following the World Series, has not made a firm decision on whether to return in 2015, but he wants to return to the Tigers if he elects to play. Hunter does understand more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    John HesterOct 22 07:53p

    The Philadelphia Phillies signed C John Hester (Angels) to a minor league contract Wednesday, Oct. 22.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Tim LincecumOct 22 05:03p

    San Francisco Giants P Tim Lincecum (illness) was sick before Game 1 of the World Series, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Dan HarenOct 22 04:23p

    Los Angeles Dodgers SP Dan Haren (shoulder) had arthroscopic surgery on his left (non-throwing) shoulder Wednesday, Oct. 22, and he's expected to be ready for the start of spring training.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Jared BurtonOct 22 04:23p

    Minnesota Twins RP Jared Burton had his 2015 team option declined Wednesday, Oct. 22.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Jose ValentinOct 22 04:03p

    San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Dave RobertsOct 22 04:03p

    San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Madison BumgarnerOct 22 01:03p

    San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner took a shutout into the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21, to beat the Kansas City Royals. He improved to 3-0 in the World Series and extended his scoreless streak to 21 more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Billy ButlerOct 22 12:53p

    Kansas City Royals DH Billy Butler is 14-for-33 (.424) with three home runs in his career off San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 22.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    A.J. BurnettOct 22 10:23a

    Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett is expected to exercise his $12.75 million player option for 2015.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Nick MarkakisOct 22 03:43a

    The Baltimore Orioles still do not know what they will do with OF Steve Pearce heading into 2015. The team will likely lose OF Nelson Cruz and OF Nick Markakis to free agency, and OF Alejandro De Aza's return is uncertain.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Nelson CruzOct 22 03:43a

    The Baltimore Orioles still do not know what they will do with OF Steve Pearce heading into 2015. The team will likely lose OF Nelson Cruz and OF Nick Markakis to free agency, and OF Alejandro De Aza's return is uncertain.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Alejandro De AzaOct 22 03:43a

    The Baltimore Orioles still do not know what they will do with OF Steve Pearce heading into 2015. The team will likely lose OF Nelson Cruz and OF Nick Markakis to free agency, and OF Alejandro De Aza's return is uncertain.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Steve PearceOct 22 03:43a

    The Baltimore Orioles still do not know what they will do with OF Steve Pearce heading into 2015. The team will likely lose OF Nelson Cruz and OF Nick Markakis to free agency, and OF Alejandro De Aza's return is uncertain.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Mike ZagurskiOct 21 08:03p

    Free-agent RP Michael Zagurski (Blue Jays) has signed with the Hiroshima Carp of the Japanese League.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Jerome WilliamsOct 21 05:23p

    The Philadelphia Phillies re-signed SP Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5 million deal Tuesday, Oct. 21. The deal includes performance incentives.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Trevor RosenthalOct 21 04:23p

    St. Louis Cardinals RP Trevor Rosenthal will stay a reliever heading into the 2015 season. "We need Trevor to prepare to be a closer," said manager Mike Matheny.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Peter BourjosOct 21 10:53a

    St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay will enter the 2015 season as the starter in center field, according to general manager John Mozeliak. OF Peter Bourjos is expected to be retained, and the team said they'll figure out how to give him playing time more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Jon JayOct 21 10:53a

    St. Louis Cardinals OF Jon Jay will enter the 2015 season as the starter in center field, according to general manager John Mozeliak. OF Peter Bourjos is expected to be retained, and the team said they'll figure out how to give him playing time more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Kyle ZimmerOct 21 10:43a

    Kansas City Royals SP Kyle Zimmer (shoulder) left his start in the Arizona Fall League Saturday, Oct. 18, due to a right shoulder injury. It's feared that it's the same injury that limited him to 4 2/3 innings this season.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Michael MorseOct 20 07:03p

    San Francisco Giants OF Michael Morse will serve as the team's designated hitter in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Oscar TaverasOct 20 06:53p

    St. Louis Cardinals OF Oscar Taveras is in contention with OFs Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty for the starting right field job next season. The organization would like Taveras to spend November at the Cardinals' complex in Jupiter, Fla., and then return to the more...
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Yadier MolinaOct 20 04:23p

    St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina (oblique) is expected to be 100 percent healthy by spring training next year. He will address his injuries in the offseason with sufficient rest.
    Courtesy of KFFL

    Adam WainwrightOct 20 04:23p

    St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (elbow) visited with the team's medical staff last Friday, and the team isn't worried that his elbow will be a long-term problem. The team plans to have Wainwright continue as normal with his offseason workouts, which will include more...
    Courtesy of KFFL