Here are the fantasy baseball news and notes for Tuesday July 17:
- Joey Votto will be out 3-4 weeks after he undergoes surgery this week to repair a torn meniscus. Here are a few fantasy replacements for Votto.
- Roy Halladay returns tonight to start for the Philadelphia Phillies against the Dodgers. He is 4-5 with a 3.98 ERA on the season.
- After starting three straight games for the Milwaukee Brewers, the team has elected to skip Zack Greinke's next start on Wednesday.
- Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the season for PHI last night.
- Ryan Zimmerman continues to mash, kicking dirt in my face for dropping him.
- Mike Dunn picked up the save for the Marlins last night. I'm not making a big deal about him yet. He was just recalled from the minors.
- John Axford is skating on thin ice in Milwaukee.
- Carl Crawford, hitting second, was 1-3 with a walk and two runs scored in his first game back for the Red Sox.
- The Minnesota Twins banged out 20 hits and scored 19 runs against the Orioles last night. The top of their lineup, Denard Span and Ben Revere, went 7-11 with eight RBI.
- Mark Trumbo hit his 25th home run last night.
- Jose Bautista added to 15-day DL (wrist inflammation)
- David Ortiz injured his Achilles' heel last night (day-to-day)
As always, if you have any fantasy baseball, or even football, related questions, Tweet at me @FOXSportsFowler.