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Iannetta is out of the lineup Thursday against the Mariners.
Hank Conger will draw another start behind the plate, with Iannetta sitting following the team's division-clinching win Wednesday night.
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Iannetta is out of the lineup Thursday against the Rangers, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.
Iannetta will turn over catching duties to Hank Conger for the day as the Angels continue their timeshare at catcher. For fantasy purposes, Iannetta has been the superior fantasy option of the two backstops, batting .258 with seven homers, 43 RBI and three stolen bases over 279 at-bats.
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Iannetta is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rangers, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports.
Iannetta did not play in the last two games, possibly due to a hand injury. However, his inclusion in Wednesday's lineup should eliminate any health concerns. Iannetta will hit seventh Wednesday against Rangers starter Nick Tepesch.
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Iannetta is not in the Angels' lineup Tuesday for the second straight day, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports.
The reason for Iannetta's absence is uncertain, but the report suggests that he may be dealing with a sore left wrist after being hit by a pitch there Sunday. Keep tabs on Iannetta's status if he is part of your fantasy team.
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Iannetta is out of the lineup Thursday against the Twins, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.
Iannetta will be rested after starting the previous three games behind the dish. He'll be replaced by Hank Conger, who will catch for Hector Santiago.
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Iannetta went 3-for-3 with a homer, a walk and two runs scored in a win over the A's on Sunday.
Iannetta has now hit home runs in back-to-back starts. The 31-year-old is quietly having a productive 2014 campaign, as he is currently the owner of an .811 OPS with seven home runs and three stolen bases in 89 games this season.
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Iannetta is out of the lineup Saturday against the Athletics, Eric Kay of the Angels' official site reports.
After starting eight of the past 10 contests, Iannetta will hand over catching duties to Hank Conger, who will bat eighth in the order. Iannetta's three-run homer Friday boosted his slash line to .257/.372/.412 for the season.
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Iannetta went 1-for-2 with a home run, a walk and three RBI in a win over the A's on Friday.
Iannetta hit is first home run since May 25 to break a scoreless tie in the fifth. The 31-year-old appears to be grabbing the lion's share of time at catcher of late in place of Hank Conger, having started eight of the last 10 games. He has tallied a .785 OPS with six home runs this season.
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Iannetta is out of the lineup Tuesday versus the Marlins.
Iannetta's patient eye has been on display over the last 14 games, during which he's reached base in 12 separate outings. During that run, he's hit .250 (10-for-40) with six doubles, three RBI, eight runs scored, and 10 walks versus 10 strikeouts. In his stead, Hank Conger will cover the backstop and bat ninth in the order.
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Iannetta is not in the lineup Wednesday vs. the Phillies.
After starting each of the last five games, Iannetta will give way to Hank Conger. Iannetta's .361 on-base percentage is outstanding by the standards of most catchers, but his rather empty contributions in traditional categories (.260 average, five homers, 32 RBI) minimize his rotisserie value.