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Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for June 29

Without many great options at pitcher, Monday's daily fantasy baseball contests could be a chance to really load up on the top hitters around the league. The key will be to find the right players at each spot to give you a chance toShow More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 13

Three months into the season, one would think all the good fantasy baseball free agents are already gone. Well, sort of. It's much harder to find a Jason Hammel or a Stephen Vogt at this point. And seriously, if Justin Turner is still available in your league, why? Correct that now. Show More Summary

Rookie Phenom Maikel Franco Gives Phillies the Next Franchise Centerpiece

The Phillies are such a mess that when their manager quit last week, their players barely seemed to care. They're such a mess that they recently went out in search of someone to fix it (hello, Andy MacPhail). There's going to be a new manager, and you've got to believe there's going to be a new general manager, too. Show More Summary

MLB All-Star Voting 2015: Predicting Biggest Snubs for Summer Showcase

Fans have once again made a mess of the MLB All-Star Game voting. Even after MLB cancelled 60-65 million votes, the Kansas City Royals continue to dominate the American League ballot. This wouldn't matter for any other exhibition game,...Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Mets' Top 10 Prospects for Week 12

As June nears its end, the New York Mets are now 40-37, although they have played like two completely different teams at home and on the road. They lost seven in a row on the road against the Blue Jays, Braves and Brewers before winning...Show More Summary

2015 Format Changes Jolt Intrigue Back into Stale Home Run Derby

Let's get this out of the way: There is no "purity" when it comes to MLB's annual Home Run Derby. This isn't some hallowed institution; it's a glorified batting-practice session. It's also a chance to showcase some of the biggest bashers on the planet, so we're all rooting for it to be fun. Show More Summary

Marlins Give Rookie Pitcher Justin Nicolino Bigger Bat to Help with Bunting

Miami Marlins pitcher Justin Nicolino wasn't able to get a bunt down in Friday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, so a fellow Marlin wanted to try to help the rookie hone his skills at the dish. However, the answer to his bunting woes probably won't be allowed in an actual game. Show More Summary

Steven Matz vs. Reds: Stats, Highlights, Reaction from Mets Prospect's Debut

The New York Mets have been struggling to score runs lately, seeking answers with no luck. Rookie pitcher Steven Matz, making his first career start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds, took matters into his own hands by driving in four runs on three hits. Oh, Matz wasn't bad on the mound either. Show More Summary

Carlos Gomez's Helmet Falls off on Big Swing, Teammate Finds Solution

No player in Major League Baseball swings harder than Carlos Gomez, which occasionally results in the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder falling to a knee and/or losing his helmet. Thanks to a teammate, Gomez can now swing as violently as he wants without having to worry about his helmet falling off. Show More Summary

Astros' Carlos Correa Scores on Little League HR After Yankees Botch Fly Ball

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa got called up to the majors earlier this month, but on this play, he may have thought that he was in Little League all over again. In the bottom of the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Yankees, Correa hit a routine fly ball to left-center field. Show More Summary

MLB Announces Single-Elimination Format for 2015 Home Run Derby

Major League Baseball has made changes to the 2015 Home Run Derby, releasing a revamped format on Sunday that will feature timed rounds, single elimination and the game's hottest sluggers in action. MLB Communications has a detailedShow More Summary

Phillies RF Jeff Francoeur Whiffs Trying to Throw Ball Back to Infield

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jeff Francoeur has one of the strongest outfield arms in all of baseball, but he didn't quite show it off on this play against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. In the top of the fifth inning, Nationals outfielder Denard Span ripped a double to right field. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, June 28, 2015

Fact: Cardinals (50-24) are the first team to win 50 games before their 75th game of season since the White Sox did it 10 years ago (50-22 in 2005). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Elias Sports, h/t ESPN Stats & Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Biggest MLB Duds of Week 12, Position by Position

Over the course of a 162-game regular season, a week's worth of games is fairly insignificant. Slumps are a part of baseball, and even the most talented players in the game go through them. But that doesn't make it any easier for fans,...Show More Summary

Cardinals' Kolten Wong Does Awkward 'Nae Nae' After Hitting Double vs. Cubs

Kolten Wong had a good reason to celebrate on Saturday night. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman hit a two-run double during the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs to give his team an 8-1 lead. After successfully reaching second base, Wong celebrated with the famous Nae Nae dance. Show More Summary

Hanley Ramirez Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star's Hand and Return

Hanley Ramirez has been out of action since June 24 with a contusion on his left hand after taking a line drive from teammate Xander Bogaerts while running the bases. Continue below for updates. Ramirez Headed to Boston for MRI Sunday,...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Pitcher Studs and Duds for June 28

Sunday's pitching slate amounts to trusting the top names. Several rolling aces merit a spot anchoring daily fantasy lineups, and a couple of rebounding arms deserve a second chance. None of these picks are shocking choices or daring endeavors, but pitching isn't a spot to leap over the ledge. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best MLB Position Player Picks for June 28

Sunday Funday is about to get even more entertaining with DraftKings daily fantasy baseball. The only problem? Picking out an optimal lineup can be a burdensome task for owners who want to get the most out of the weekend. Instead of weeding through a massive list of players to slot into your lineup, we've taken the work out of your Sunday. Show More Summary

Pinpointing Each MLB Contender's Biggest Weakness Needing Trade Fix

If the 2015 MLB season still feels brand-new to you, here's some news you might find shocking: The trade deadline on July 31 is just a month away. So yes, we've reached the part of the year when contenders scramble to find reinforcements for the stretch run. Show More Summary

Robinson Cano Injury: Updates on Mariners Star's Head and Return

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels after being struck in the head by an errant throw that made its way into the dugout prior to the seventh inning. Cano was...Show More Summary

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