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Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best MLB Pitcher Stats, Picks for July 2

Welcome back to another weekly look at some of the best pitchers to target on DraftKings. Thursday offers a seven-game slate, so options are limited for owners. While there isn't much in the way of quantity, there is some quality toShow More Summary

Carlos Correa Deserves 2015 All-Star Spot Due to SS Dearth, Marketability

Much of Major League Baseball, its media and its fans view the game through an archaic lens, tinted by outdated traditions that do not lend the sport to younger, more diverse American audiences. Too often MLB is seen as a league in which...Show More Summary

Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 13 Buzz, Rumors

Just when you thought it was safe to lean back in your beach chair, sipping a cold beverage (adult or otherwise) while listening to your favorite team on the radio, baseball reminds us that we'd best stay on our toes, for things areShow More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for July 2

Thursday's reduced slate of action across MLB includes four afternoon games and eight at night, giving DraftKings daily fantasy players a small pool of talent to work with. Three of the eight pitchers going in the early contests are making their season debuts after returning from injury, adding an unusual wrinkle to the selection process. Show More Summary

Carlos Carrasco's Near No-No Shines Light on One of MLB's Nastiest Pitchers

If Carlos Carrasco could have gotten just one more out on Wednesday night, we'd be sitting here talking about the third no-hitter of the 2015 MLB season. Alas, he couldn't do it. That leaves us to talk about the next best thing: howShow More Summary

George Springer Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Wrist and Return

Houston Astros center fielder George Springer departed Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals after suffering a right wrist contusion, according to the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz. Continue for updates. SpringerShow More Summary

Broken System in Anaheim Not Conducive to Healthy Manager-GM Relationship

There's no telling yet who will be the next permanent general manager to work for Los Angeles Angeles manager Mike Scioscia. Whoever it is, I trust he (or she) will be highly skilled at fetching coffee, taking telephone messages andShow More Summary

Buster Posey Injury: Updates on Giants Star's Status and Return

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is battling an injury after taking a liner off his catcher's mask against the Miami Marlins. Continue for updates. Posey Exits vs. Marlins Wednesday, July 1 Andrew Susac would replace Posey, per Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. Show More Summary

Lil Jon Can't Find the Strike Zone on 1st Pitch Before Mariners-Padres Game

Lil Jon and 50 Cent are really making it hard for other rappers to be asked to throw out ceremonial first pitches. Before Wednesday's game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres at Petco Park, Lil Jon was given the honor of tossing out the first pitch. Show More Summary

Would the Los Angeles Dodgers Really Be Better off Without Yasiel Puig?

According to a report from Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan, there seems to be some discontent within the Los Angeles Dodgers locker room between All-Star outfielder Yasiel Puig and his teammates. Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report...Show More Summary

The Most Effective Starting Rotations in MLB This Season

It's been said that pitching wins championships, but that adage isn't quite right. While baseball is a team sport and relief pitchers have their place, a team without an effective starting rotation has no chance of contending for the...Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar MLB Acquisitions Proving to Be X-Factors

On a yearly basis, it's the high-priced free-agent signings and blockbuster trades that rule baseball's offseason, not the secondary and tertiary moves that barely register a blip on the radar. There's a good reason for that, of course. Show More Summary

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels Live Blog: Instant Analysis and Reaction

Wednesday's news of the day in baseball was the dramatic departure of Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto after an internal struggle over the management of the team, as the Los Angeles Times' Mike DiGiovanna reported. But...Show More Summary

Pujols Ties Angels Single-Month Record with 13 Home Runs

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols looked like the best version of himself during the season's third month, tying a franchise single-month record with his 13 home runs in June, per ESPN Stats & Info. The last of those 13Show More Summary

Sale Records Double-Digit Strikeouts in 8th Consecutive Start

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale fanned 12 batters during Tuesday's 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, joining Pedro Martinez (1999) as the only players since 1900 to record 10 or more strikeouts in eight consecutive starts, per...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Dream 2015 Home Run Derby Contestants

Major League Baseball took a serious swing at improving the Home Run Derby, releasing a revised set of rules Sunday. The biggest change is the introduction of a clock. In the past, hitters kept hacking until they made a certain number of "outs" or non-home runs. Show More Summary

Mets Paying Retired Bobby Bonilla More Money in 2015 Than 4 Pitchers Combined

On a day where NBA and NHL players across the nation are stamping their names on fat new contracts, it's Bobby Bonilla who will once again make out like the slickest of diamond thieves. Today, July 1—nearly 15 years since his last appearance...Show More Summary

Pirates Pinch Runner Gorkys Hernandez Commits Baserunning Blunder in 14th Inning

The Pittsburgh Pirates' Gorkys Hernandez entered Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers in the top of the 14th inning as a pinch runner, so one would think that his baserunning skills are sound. It certainly didn't look like it on this play. Show More Summary

2015 MLB All-Star Rosters: B/R's Final 34-Man Roster Predictions

If you're anxiously awaiting the reveals of the rosters for the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, you need to hang in there for a few more days. The starters won't be announced until Sunday, and the reserves and pitchers won't...Show More Summary

Updated Win-Loss Projections for Every MLB Contender at the Midseason Mark

With the season halfway complete, let's take a look at the most updated win-loss projections for contending teams, courtesy of FanGraphs. FanGraphs uses an advanced formula to predict how each team will finish the season. With 50 percent...Show More Summary

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