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23hTodd Zola

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Monday

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 Monday's games.

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25dDerek 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.

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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.

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4dAJ 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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6dTommy 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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8dTristan H. Cockcroft

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 3: April 16-22

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.

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12dTristan H. Cockcroft

Why a Kevin Gausman breakthrough is likely on the way

You've heard it all before: Kevin Gausman is a talented pitcher who just hasn't found his stride. But some underlying stats and mechanical adjustments suggest it's time to trust the Orioles' pitcher, not give up on him.

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13dRon Shandler

Are Tim Anderson, Matt Chapman, Joe Panik and Dansby Swanson for real?

The season is not even two weeks old and already fantasy managers are seeking upside and trying to sort out hot streaks from real improvement. Ron Shandler dives into the early returns to see if these players can keep up their hot starts.

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83dEric Karabell

Rankings for rotisserie leagues

Stay ahead of the game and perfect your fantasy roster with our rankings for roto leagues, featuring the top 300 overall players plus separate ranks for each position.


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