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15hTodd Zola

Fantasy baseball daily notes for April 30

Upgrade your daily fantasy baseball lineups with our pitcher projections, hitter ratings and much more as the week (and the month) comes to a close.

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Kemp crushes three home runs (1:11)
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Gomez hits for his second career cycle (0:59)
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Dodgers go back-to-back-to-back to tie game (0:59)
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3dEric Karabell

Closer report: Kelley, Nationals need help

Eric Karabell explores the world of closers, noting the Nationals will likely replace Shawn Kelley, as well as notes on Fernando Rodney and others.

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Rizzo gets Cubs closer with 2-run shot (0:20)
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Darvish stifles Angels with 10 K's (0:29)
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4dEric Karabell

Evaluating injured, available Mariners

Eric Karabell examines the last-place Mariners, dealing with a humiliating loss to Detroit and injuries to several key players.

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Weekend preview & Jose Abreu name game

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft take a ride on the closer carousel, play a Jose Abreu name game, take your Twitter questions and preview the weekend slate.

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Benintendi powers one out for solo homer (0:20)
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Keith Law joins to talk advanced stats

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft welcome Keith Law to discuss his new book 'Smart Baseball' and how advanced stats are running the game. Plus, your Twitter questions!

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5dTommy Rancel

Latest fantasy baseball prospect rankings

Two pitchers have jumped to the top of our latest fantasy prospect rankings as solid performances and opportunities mean a call could be on the way.

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Why Mitch Haniger is intriguing, despite injury (0:56)
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Marcus Stroman's fantasy upside (1:02)
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Can Ryan Zimmerman's hot start be trusted in fantasy? (0:55)
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Time to add Ivan Nova to your fantasy rotation? (0:53)
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2dEric Karabell

Top 300 rankings for rotisserie leagues

Eric Karabell serves up his frequently updated top 300 and positional rankings for the rest of the 2017 fantasy baseball season.

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21dAJ Mass

Don't worry about Bryant, Altuve

After the first week of the MLB season, which players should you be concerned about in points leagues? Here's a full stock report, but don't worry about Jose Altuve or Kris Bryant just yet.

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