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16hMike Sheets

Fantasy baseball daily notes for June 29

Here are the pitchers and hitters to pick up for Thursday's busy slate of baseball, plus ratings for every matchup.

Bryant rolls ankle and leaves game (0:24)
Judge's MLB-leading 27th HR gets out in a hurry (0:21)
Springer sets Astros' record with leadoff dinger (0:15)
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Nats closer Glover dealing with shoulder issues

"We got an MRI," Koda Glover said prior to Wednesday night's game. "It's severe inflammation of the rotator cuff and two strains, and a couple of this and that, and it's not really a huge deal. But the inflammation, we're still waiting for it to go away."

Rendon, Wieters hit back-to-back HRs in 2nd (0:39)
Cabrera homers for the second straight game (0:24)
Cano puts M's on top with solo homer (0:15)
Bautista lifts leadoff homer (0:17)
Perez, Moustakas hit back-to-back jacks in 4th (1:02)
Bell's homer just clears left field wall (0:23)
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4dAJ Mass

Points leagues: Revisiting the 'rule of seven'

Get the edge on your opponents with everything you need to know about points leagues as we head into the 13th week of the fantasy baseball season -- including a look back at the "rule of seven."

Pederson crushes three-run HR to center (0:27)
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7dEric Karabell

Closer report: Danger for Rangers

Eric Karabell discusses the ever-changing world of relief pitchers, with both Matt Bush and Jim Johnson lacking job security.

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7dEric Karabell

Add these free-agent power hitters

Need some home runs for your fantasy lineups? There are plenty of quality options sitting on your waiver wire. Here they are, plus Tuesday's recap.

Is Michael Fulmer's fantasy value dropping? (0:56)
Will McCutchen continue to surprise fantasy owners? (0:53)
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10dEric Karabell

Is Lorenzo Cain's breakout season here?

Is Lorenzo Cain having the breakout season fantasy owners have been patiently waiting for? Eric Karabell takes a look and recaps the weekend's action.

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14dEric Karabell

Saving the names of top holds options to target

Eric Karabell discusses pitchers like Houston's Will Harris, who pile on the holds - in addition to strong innings - for those not looking for saves.

Does Matt Davidson's power boost his fantasy value? (1:00)
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23dRon Shandler

Kris Bryant among first-round disappointments

About two-thirds of the first round in fantasy baseball drafts will fail to return that value every season. Which players have fallen short this season, and who took their place?


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