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18hTodd Zola

Fantasy baseball daily notes for June 23

Make the right calls for your daily fantasy baseball lineups with our pitcher projections, hitter ratings and much more.

Judge mashes 25th homer of season (0:30)
Cano powers Mariners with two homers (0:49)
Goldschmidt cranks 3-run homer for D-backs insurance (0:25)
Gomez admires two homers with flair (0:47)
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21hEric 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.

Springer exits game after being hit by pitch (0:43)
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2dEric 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.

Bryant knocks in three runs with long ball (0:22)
Mets take exception to Puig's home run trot (0:42)
Scherzer fans 11 Marlins in loss (0:33)
Carrasco controls O's on the mound (0:23)

Pitchers and hitters to target this weekend

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss the value of Yasiel Puig, Jose Bautista and Rich Hill, debate if you can trust Justin Verlander and preview the weekend!

Holliday gives Yanks the lead with HR (0:25)
Kemp goes deep to give Braves walk-off win (0:25)
Perez wins it for Royals with first career grand slam (0:32)
Is Michael Fulmer's fantasy value dropping? (0:56)
 Is Mike Zunino's hot streak for real? (0:56)
Will McCutchen continue to surprise fantasy owners? (0:53)
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4dEric 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.

Can Andrelton Simmons sustain fantasy relevance? (1:08)
 Is it too early to add rookie hurler Jacob Faria? (0:54)
Does Matt Davidson's power boost his fantasy value? (1:00)
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8dEric 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.

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17dRon 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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