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Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for April 18

Every selection in daily fantasy baseball requires careful consideration for a number of factors. You only get one day to make your mark, so you don't want to waste a pick at any position. With a full set of games Saturday, the key will be to take advantage of the best matchups both at the plate and on the mound. Show More Summary

Mitch Moreland Injury: Updates on Rangers 1B's Elbow and Return

Texas Rangers first baseman and designated hitter Mitch Moreland is dealing with an elbow injury that forced him to get scratched from Friday's lineup. He could miss a couple weeks as a result. Continue for updates. Moreland Suffering...Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez Proving to Be No Easy out as He Carries Yankees Early

We all knew the script. In his return from a season-long suspension, Alex Rodriguez was supposed to be over-the-hill dead weight in the middle of the New York Yankees' lineup in 2015. Evidently, he must have lost his copy. All of a sudden,...Show More Summary

An Early Look at the Top 5 Cubs Trade Deadline Chips

The MLB season is only a couple weeks in, but it's never too early to look at teams' trade assets. Every team has some; the Cubs have several. Unlike in past seasons, the Cubs may be buyers rather than sellers at this year's deadline. Show More Summary

Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar Lays out for Amazing Catch Versus Braves

"Just give him the Gold Glove now." That was the announcer's reaction to Kevin Pillar's amazing catch in left field on Friday night. In the sixth inning of the Atlanta Braves vs. Toronto Blue Jays game, Pillar sprinted toward the infield chasing after a Freddie Freeman flare. The Blue Jays outfielder laid out for a spectacular grab. [MLB] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Alcides Escobar Injury: Updates on Royals SS's Knee and Return

Alcides Escobar didn't miss a single game in 2014, but less than two weeks into the 2015 campaign, he looks destined for a spell on the bench. Escobar exited Friday night's game against the Oakland Athletics. Continue for updates. Escobar...Show More Summary

Mike Trout Becomes Youngest in MLB History to Hit 100 Home Runs, Steal 100 Bases

Many would argue that Mike Trout is without peer in today's MLB. On Thursday night, he set himself apart in the baseball record books. In the top of the sixth inning against the Houston Astros, the Los Angeles Angels outfielder drilled...Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Andy Ibanez, Adrian Beltre and More

Although the 2015 MLB season is less than two weeks old, it's never too early to start combing the rumor mill for the next potential trade or free-agent signing. Right now, most teams are in the feeling-out stage. They're seeing what they have to work with and whether any deals are necessary to serve the organizations long-term or short-term goals. Show More Summary

Yunel Escobar Injury: Updates on Nationals 3B's Groin and Return

Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Friday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a groin injury. Continue for updates. Escobar Leaves Game vs. Phillies Friday, April 17 Mark Zuckerman of Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic noted that Escobar exited after he “tweaked something” attempting to beat out a ground ball. Show More Summary

Kris Bryant's 3-Strikeout Debut Show Even Freaks of Nature Need Time to Adjust

Top prospect Kris Bryant, who made his major league debut Friday afternoon for the Chicago Cubs, is going to be a stud. He just didn't look the part in his first shot at The Show. Big whoop. Bryant, whose massive potential and prodigious...Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez Hits Moon Shot Homer vs. Tampa Bay, His 3rd of the Season

New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez stepped in at DH on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays and made the most of it with a massive blast to left-center that put the Yankees up 1-0. Mike Axisa of CBS Sports reported the home run was the longest of the young MLB season so far. [MLB] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Top 20 Athletes in the History of the Bay Area

The Bay Area is one of the most beautiful and important sports areas in the country. Covering three major cities—Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose—the Bay Area has played home to some of the most prestigious franchises around. By now, you know the drill. Show More Summary

Kris Bryant vs. Padres: Stats, Highlights, Reaction from Cubs Prospect's Debut

After 12 long days in Triple-A, Kris Bryant made his much-anticipated debut for the Chicago Cubs. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft hit cleanup against San Diego, but didn't fare well in his role with the bat by going 0-for-4Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for the San Francisco Giants' Top 10 Prospects in Week 1

The San Francisco Giants have not received enough credit for developing major league talent through their minor league system. In the past few years, Buster Posey, Brandon Belt, Joe Panik, Brandon Crawford and the recently departed Pablo Sandoval all came up through San Francisco's farm system. Show More Summary

Why the Kansas City Royals Could Repeat as American League Champions

When the Kansas City Royals won the American League last year, many thought it might have been a fluke. The team had to make an incredible comeback just to make the playoffs, then relied on historic bullpen performances and highlight-reel...Show More Summary

Red Sox Win 1st 3 Series of Season for 1st Time Since 1952

The Red Sox are off to a historically good start to the 2015 campaign, having won their first three series for the first time since 1952, when they won the first six series in an ultimately disappointing season, per ESPN Stats & Info. What's even more impressive, the Red Sox have started so well despite a relatively poor start for the pitching staff. Show More Summary

Kris Bryant Set to Make His Major League Debut: What's All the Buzz About?

One of baseball's top prospects Kris Bryant is set to make his major league debut as the Chicago Cubs call up the promising young slugger Friday, originally reported by ESPN's Jesse Rogers. Mike Olt's move to the disabled list afterShow More Summary

Mid-April Report Card Grades for All 30 MLB Teams

The 2015 Major League Baseball season has reached the midpoint of its first month and, with it, the deadline for all 30 teams to hand in their first tests. Time to see how they did. What we're going to do is grade the early performances of all 30 MLB teams. Show More Summary

Are the Cubs or Padres the Bigger Threat to 2015 NL Hierarchy?

It's not a stretch to say that each of the three divisions in the National League had a fairly clear presumptive favorite on paper entering the 2015 season. In the East, it's the rotation-rich Washington Nationals, even despite their slow start. Show More Summary

MLB's Top 5 Pitching Prospects at Each Minor League Level

The 2015 Minor League Baseball season kicked off last week, with games being played across all four full-season levels. This year, each level features countless top pitching prospects, as many of the game's best young arms are either...Show More Summary

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