Scott Kazmir will make his first start of the season April 15th against the Yankees.
FBS keeps you up to date on all the latest injury news that will impact fantasy teams. A lot of big names in the first week of the season have been bruised and battered. Three of the top middle infielders in the game will be put on the shelf for a couple weeks.
Jimmy Rollins, SS, Philadelphia Phillies
– A right calfstrain scratched JRo from the lineup on Monday. Although not official yet, the must-start fantasy shortstop seems ticketed to the 15-day DL. Veteran utility man Juan Castro will play SS for the Phillies until Rollins returns
Brian Roberts, 2B, Baltimore Orioles
-The must-start fantasy second baseman was placed on the DL, retroactive till April 10 with an abdominal injury he suffered while attempting a steal. The leadoff man might be out longer than 15 days and will most likely have a minor league rehab stint before rejoining the Orioles. Julio Lugo, Ty Wiggington and Justin Turner will help fill the shoes of Roberts. Fantasy-wise, neither players are good options to replace Roberts in a fantasy lineup. (more…)
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