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1dMike Sheets

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Thursday

Prepare your fantasy baseball lineups with confidence with our daily preview, including pitcher projections, hitter matchup ratings and recommended players to pick and stream for Thursday's games.

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4hEric Karabell

Top fantasy baseball free agents by position

We are now nearly a month into the season, and there are likely several appealing options available on your waiver wire. Here are the best free agents to pick up right now.

Acuna lives up to hype with huge 1st career homer (0:29)
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1dTommy Rancel

What to expect from Ronald Acuna

The Braves are finally calling up their top prospect Ronald Acuna. What should fantasy managers expect from this highly anticipated prospect now that he's going to be taking swings in the big leagues?

Sanchez walks off for Yanks' sixth straight win (0:53)
Dickerson lifts walk-off homer for Pirates (0:25)
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1dTommy Rancel

Fantasy baseball prospect rankings for 2018

Which prospects will make the biggest fantasy impact this season? We rank the 10 best rising rookies to help you get ahead of a potential breakout star and add him to your roster now.

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28dDerek Carty

X factors: Daily fantasy baseball projections

Looking for a sneaky source of steals in your daily league? Want the highest upside power bat for your DFS lineup? Using a proven projection system, we highlight the players who will make a difference in fantasy leagues and contests every day.

Betts mashes two dingers for Boston (0:43)
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Fantasy baseball lineup setting tool kit

ESPN Fantasy has several useful tools you can use every day to set the optimal lineup and make smarter trades and waiver moves. We've compiled them all into a single tool kit for you to bookmark and keep handy all season.

Didi stays hot with ninth homer of season (0:24)
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2dTommy Rancel

Why Gleyber Torres is a must-add in fantasy leagues

Don't let a 1-for-8 start or the crowded Yankees infield stop you from taking a chance on Gleyber Torres. Find out why he's a player to grab off of waivers now ... before it's too late.

Lindor homers on first pitch of at bat (0:17)
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3dTristan H. Cockcroft

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 4: April 23-29

Set your lineups for the week ahead in fantasy baseball with our forecaster preview, which features pitcher rankings, two-start pitchers, hitter ratings, schedule observations and more.

Realmuto smacks two long balls at Dodger Stadium (0:37)
Judge connects on seventh homer of season (0:28)
Ohtani gets 6 Ks against Astros (0:52)
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7dAJ Mass

Which closers are on thin ice?

Concerned that your struggling closer may soon lose his ninth-inning role? Consider his history with his team to gauge how patient his manager might be.

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