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13hMike Sheets

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Thursday

Prepare your fantasy baseball lineups with confidence with our daily preview, including pitcher projections, hitter matchup ratings and more.

Acuna nailed by pitch, benches clear (1:28)
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1dEric Karabell

Does Ronald Acuna Jr. or Juan Soto have a brighter fantasy future?

Atlanta's Ronald Acuna Jr. and Washington's Juan Soto are both having unbelievable rookie seasons, but which has more fantasy upside in the years ahead? Eric Karabell dives into that, recaps Monday's action and hits on the top stories around the league.

Abreu rips 2-run homer to left field (0:29)
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3hColey Harvey

Judge to be out longer than original 3 weeks

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has resumed some baseball activities but is not yet swinging a bat and won't be ready to return from a chip fracture in his right wrist within the expected three-week time frame.

Rizzo goes the other way for 2-run homer (0:26)
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2dEric Karabell

Who closes for Dodgers while Kenley Jansen is out?

What happens to the Dodgers bullpen with Kenley Jansen out? Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the team's options, recaps Sunday's action and hits on other key happenings around the league.

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7dESPN Fantasy

Top tips to go from contender to league champion

As we head into the home stretch of the fantasy baseball season, here are important tips fantasy managers can do to position themselves for a league title.

Kluber dazzles to earn 15th win (0:35)
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14dEric Karabell

How the trade deadline impacted closer situations

Many teams have new-look bullpens and closer situations now that the non-waiver trade deadline has passed. Eric Karabell details what to expect from each bullpen going forward.

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140dDerek Carty

X factors: Daily fantasy baseball projections

Looking for a sneaky source of steals in your daily league? Want the highest upside power bat for your DFS lineup? Using a proven projection system, we highlight the players who will make a difference in fantasy leagues and contests every day.

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12dTommy Rancel

Fantasy baseball prospect rankings for 2018

Which prospects will make the biggest fantasy impact this season? We rank the 10 best rising rookies to help you get ahead of a potential breakout star and add him to your roster now.

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197dEric Karabell

Rankings for rotisserie leagues

Stay ahead of the game and perfect your fantasy roster with our rankings for roto leagues, featuring the top 300 overall players plus separate ranks for each position.

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15dEric Karabell

Karablog: How much does Ian Kinsler's value increase in Boston?

Ian Kinsler, Lance Lynn, Adam Duvall and Keone Kela all switched teams on Monday. Eric Karabell evaluates what these deals mean for their fantasy value, reviews Monday's action and provides other takeaways from around the majors.

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