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    Giancarlo Stanton (OF-MIA) - They weren't intentional walks in the box score, but Stanton went 0-for-1 with three free passes on Tuesday. It sure didn't look like Alex Wood and the Braves wanted any part of the slugger. With Mike...

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    AL Player Notes - April 6, 2015

    Clay Buchholz, SP, BOS Buchholz was at the top of his game Monday, striking out 9 in seven shutout innings, only allowing three hits and one walk. The Phillies have one of the weaker lineups in baseball, but the outing...

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    Player Analysis - April 7, 2015

    Jeurys Familia: With Jennry Mejia going on the DL, Familia is worth a pick up for saves-thirsty owners, as he has been named the team's closer in the interim. Familia pitched quite well for the Mets in 2014, compiling a...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 6th, 2015

    Corey Dickerson-Rockies-OF Corey Dickerson went 2-5 with a HR, 4 RBI, and a run scored. Dickerson starts off 2015, just like he ended 2014. Dickerson's power is legit, evidenced by his 104 BBS and 405 average distance on home runs....

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    Welcome to the start of the 2015 MLB season!

    Welcome to the start of the MLB season! Tonight when the Cubs host the Cardinals at 8PM ET, the season officially gets underway. Below is our weekly Coaches Meeting, researched by our Shane Cole, for Week #1. Play Ball!...

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    "Aces" Still Available

    Opening Day is a hard time to find pitchers to stream, as most teams are sending out their ace and most aces aren't available on the waiver wire. However, several teams this year will be starting their season with pitchers...

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    From Spring Bump, to Summer Jump?, (Part 1) By Kyle Elfrink

    Let's agree from the start ... there will not be an extensive Kris Bryant discussion in this particular piece! The Cub slugger has hijacked all of the Spring scuttlebutt with his power-laden showcase down in Arizona (up to 71 homers...

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    Players to watch this spring

    We all know that Spring Training stats don't matter, and it's pretty much true. Springs stats have very little correlation with what happens during the upcoming season, whether it's because of small sample size, minor league competition, or players working...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 28th, 2014

    Thank you for being with us with this year. Hopefully championships were won and a lot of fun was had!* Bryce Harper-Nationals-OF Bryce Harper was 1-3 with 2 runs scored and a walk in the win against the Marlins. Harper...

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    AL Daily Notes - September 28, 2014

    Carlos Carrasco (SP-CLE): Despite taking the loss Carlos Carrasco continued to dominate the opposition, as he struck out 10 Rays and allowed only 1 earned run on 4 hits and 3 walks across 7 and 2/3 innings. Carrasco now has...

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    September 27th AL Player Analysis

    Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers - Miguel Cabrera is to the point when .315, 25 HR, and 109 RBI is no longer noteworthy for Cabrera because that legitimately is considered a down season for him. His 2012 and 2013 were just...

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    NL Daily Notes - September 26, 2014

    Andrew Cashner (SP-SD) - Cashner has been good all year when healthy, give Thursday against the Giants was a different story - six on eight hits over five innings against the Giants. Cashner still finishes with a 2.55 ERA in...

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    AL Player Notes- September 26, 2014

    Scott Feldman- HOU- Stats- Feldman finished his season Wednesday. He ended up with a 3.74 ERA, the third time in the last 4 seasons he has posted a sub-4.00 mark. The 5.09 he had in 2012 definitely looks like an...

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    NL Daily Notes - September 25, 2014

    A.J. Pollock (OF-ARI): Pollock went 1 for 4 and stole his 14th base. His season line now sits at .307/.353/.512. He makes for an intriguing breakout pick for 2015, and depending on where the ADP's move, could end up being...

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    September 24th NL Player Analysis

    Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves - Wood was a tough luck loser Tuesday after allowing just three runs over 6.2 innings, but he fell victim to the worst hitting team in baseball right now as they could only score two runs...

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    AL Player Blog- September 24, 2014

    Derek Jeter- You will have to forgive me for a moment. I know these blurbs are supposed to be a statistical look into the fantasy value of a player with a specific focus this month on winning championships and 2015...

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    AL Player Notes- September 23, 2014

    Clay Buchholz- BOS- Stats- Buchholz turned in some decent performances before his last klunker where he gave up 5 runs (4 earned) in 4 IP. He is trying to look at the positive efforts as something to build on for...

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    NL Daily Notes - September 23rd, 2014

    Gio Gonzalez - Surprisingly, Gonzalez has had the worst performance of the Nationals' primary rotation members this season, going 9-10 with a 3.74 ERA over 151 2/3 IP. I'm hoping it depresses his value a bit for 2015, because he...

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    AL Player Notes - September 22, 2014

    Jose Altuve -- Altuve had yet another good game on Sunday, going 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, an RBI, and 2 runs scored. Those hits pushed him to 220 on the season--the most by a second baseman in 70...

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    NL Player Notes - September 22, 2014

    Jacob Turner (SP-CHN). Turner had yet another rough outing on Sunday against the Dodgers, giving up 5 runs (4 earned) on 8 hits over 5 innings, increasing his ERA to an even 6.00 for the season. Once the Tigers' top...

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    NL Player Notes- September 21, 2014

    Chris Coghlan- CHN- Hot- Coghlan has gotten some favorable luck this month. Befroe yesterday's 4-for-4 performance his BABIP for September was .378. Yesterday he raised his average 8 points and his BABIP went up 5 points in a single day....

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    NL Player Analysis 9-19-2014

    Matt Carpenter (3B-St Louis) Matt Carpenter is nearing the end of the 2014 campaign that has seen a lot of his fervent supporters jump ship. You don't have to look too hard at the numbers to realize how much regression...

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    AL Player Analysis-September 18th, 2014

    Mookie Betts-Red Sox-SS,OF Mookie Betts was 1-4 with a RBI and a steal (6) in the loss to the Pirates. Betts is slashing .283/4/14 with 6 SB over his first 43 big league games. Betts should see regular playing time...

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    NL Daily Notes - September 19, 2014

    Here is just a small sampling of the player news and notes available to subscribers each day: Bryce Harper (OF-WAS) - Harper singled twice and doubled in four PA's Thursday, lifting him to .274/.343/.433 on the year. It's not the...

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    AL Player Analysis 9-17-14

    Matt Shoemaker (SP-Angels) Matt Shoemaker has been a revelation for the Angels ball club this season. While he will miss his next start with an oblique injury it looks like he will be ready for the playoffs. Shoemaker has burst...

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    September 17th NL Player Analysis

    Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs - One of these days Arrieta is bound to finish off a no-hitter. It seems like he has flirted with history once a month this season and his no-hitter attempt for September came Tuesday and last...

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    NL Player Notes- September 16, 2014

    Matt Clark- MIL- Rookie- Clark may have found himself in the right place at the right time. Last season he played in Japan, hitting .238 with 25 homers and 70 RBI for Chunichi. Clark signed with the Mets before this...

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    AL Daily Notes - September 16th, 2014

    Alex Colome - It's hard to judge a guy on a start against the punchless Yanks right now, but Colome was rather efficient through 6 2/3 on Monday, scattering 6 hits and a walk while striking out 4. The 1...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 15, 2014

    Dee Gordon (SS - LAD) - Dee Gordon stole his 61st base of the season on Sunday, 6 more than fellow NL speedster Billy Hamilton. Gordon has returned phenomenal value for owners who gambled on him over Alex Guerrero this...

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    AL Player Analysis - September 15th, 2014

    Trevor May -- May turned in his best performance to date on Sunday, going 7 innings with 10 strikeouts and not a single walk, albeit while allowing 3 runs. May hasn't looked much like a major league since getting the...

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    NL Player Analysis-September 13th, 2014

    Shelby Miller-Cardinals-SP Shelby Miller went 6 innings and gave up 1 ER on 5 hits, 0 walks, and 5 strikeouts. Miller has a 3.75 ERA over 172.2 innings with 115 strikeouts. Miller has been up and down this year. He...

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    AL Daily Notes - September 14, 2014

    Steve Pearce (1B-BAL): Pearce hit his 17th homer of what has been a tremendous season for the veteran slugger. Even though the O's fell to the Yankees, they have to feel at ease even after losing Chris Davis for the...

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    A small sampling of the player notes provided to subscribers daily: Giancarlo Stanton (OF-MIA) - By the time you read this, it's possible we'll know more about Stanton's condition after the MVP candidate was taken from the field by an...

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    NL Daily Notes - September 11, 2014

    Jean Segura (SS-MIL): Jean Segura is quietly putting some things together to close 2014, as the beleaguered speedster went 1 for 3 with 2 runs and a stolen base. It's tough not to look at the disappointing numbers across the...

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    September 10th NL Player Analysis

    Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals - Since returning from the disabled list Wacha has given up seven runs in five innings over two starts with four walks and six strikeouts. With Wacha's injury being of the shoulder variety it's not...

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    AL Player Blog- September 10, 2014

    Eric Hosmer- I feel like its been a couple of months since I last lambasted owners for hanging onto Eric Hosmer. I wanted to go on record again with fantasy owners that Hosmer should absolutely be going undrafted in standard...