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News: Kinsler was fined $10,000 for comments he made about umpire Angel Hernandez, but he won't be suspended, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Impact: This is good news for fantasy owners, as a suspension would have come during the playoffs in many leagues. Kinsler's wallet will get a little lighter for his criticism of Hernandez's strike zone and saying he "needs to find another job," but he won't miss any time as a result.
News: The Tigers plan to have Norris make one more rehab start with Triple-A Toledo before he's activated from the 10-day disabled list when rosters expand Sept. 1, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Impact: Since restarting his rehab assignment earlier this month, Norris has made two starts with Toledo, with his most recent outing coming Monday, when he worked around a hit and four walks to churn out 3.1 scoreless frames. Though Norris has underwhelmed this season with a 5.29 ERA and 1.67 WHIP over 85 innings, he should still have a rotation spot waiting for him when he's activated, as the Tigers still view the 24-year-old as a key part of their nucleus. The prospect of regular starts in September could make Norris worth stashing in AL-only formats, but he'll likely need to prove effective first before warranting a pickup in most other settings.
News: Greiner's manager at Double-A Erie, eight-time All-Star Lance Parrish, said he thinks the 24-year-old is ready to catch in the majors "right now," Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Impact: Greiner is slashing .240/.326/.443 with 13 home runs and 41 RBI in 88 games, but Parrish was quicker to speak about his defensive abilities. "He's very conscious of balls that are going to be in the dirt," Parrish said. "He's got as good an arm as anybody. I can't say enough good things about him behind the plate." Greiner could start 2018 at Triple-A Toledo, and he might only be a trade or injury away from becoming the Tigers' primary catcher at that point.
News: Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in Sunday's win over the Dodgers.
Impact: Cabrera has suffered through a major decline this year, but he does have three multi-hit efforts over his last four games. While fantasy owners will be disappointed in his final stats, it's not inconceivable that he might enjoy a little surge down the stretch thanks to the diluted pitching of late-season baseball.
News: Upton went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Sunday's win over the Dodgers.
Impact: Upton now has 26 home runs this season, and he's got a good shot of topping his career high of 31 -- a mark he set in 2011 and equaled last season. The 29-year-old also has 90 RBI, which puts him in good position to make a run at his career high of 102, set in 2014. With 10 stolen bases to boot, Upton has been a strong fantasy asset across the board.