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Brewers add All-Star 3B Eduardo Escobar in trade with Diamondbacks
The Brewers acquired All-Star third baseman Eduardo Escobar from the Diamondbacks for two prospects.
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Reds acquire Mychal Givens from Rockies for 2 prospects
The Reds kept adding arms to their struggling bullpen by acquiring right-hander Mychal Givens from the Rockies for two pitching prospects.
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Yankees send relievers Cessa, Wilson to Reds for PTBNL
The Yankees traded relievers Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson to the Reds late for a player to be named.
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Nationals’ Trea Turner tests positive for COVID-19, exits game
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner left the game against the Phillies in the first inning after testing positive for COVID-19.
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Astros, Mariners pull off trade while facing one another
The Astros have landed one of the top relievers in baseball, acquiring right-hander Kendall Graveman from the Mariners in an odd intra-division trade.
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Brewers’ Christian Yelich on COVID-19 list after positive test
Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich has tested positive for COVID-19 and is showing mild symptoms.
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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg to have season-ending surgery
Stephen Strasburg will have season-ending neck surgery, Nationals manager Dave Martinez said, ending another frustrating year for Washington's 2019 World Series hero.
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Trevor Bauer’s administrative leave extended through Aug 6
Trevor Bauer's administrative leave was extended by MLB and the players' association while investigators check into sexual misconduct allegations.
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Kyle Gibson would benefit from change of scenery
Colin Henderson dissects Texas Rangers SP Kyle Gibson's recent struggles and explains why fantasy managers should be patient with him considering his history.
Henderson: Buy low on Carlos Correa, if you can
Colin Henderson breaks down Houston Astros SS Carlos Correa's rough July and suggests fantasy managers should try and trade for him before he rounds back into form.
Exercise patience with Taijuan Walker
Colin Henderson advises fantasy managers to remain patient with New York Mets SP Taijuan Walker despite his recent struggles.
Arrow pointing up on Dylan Carlson's second half
Colin Henderson believes St Louis Cardinals OF Dylan Carlson is poised for a strong second half to the MLB season.
Henderson: Gonsolin should be rostered more
Colin Henderson makes the case for why Los Angeles Dodgers SP Tony Gonsolin should be added to more fantasy rosters.
Frazier's production should increase after trade
Christopher Crawford feels Adam Frazier's fantasy production should increase after being dealt to the San Diego Padres.
Greg Allen a solid short-term option for fantasy
Christopher Crawford says Yankees outfielder Greg Allen is a good short-term option for fantasy managers in need of a quick fix in their lineups.
Josiah Gray still has upside despite poor ERA
Josiah Gray may not be wowing fantasy managers since being called up, but Christopher Crawford explains why fantasy managers shouldn't give up on him just yet.
Yankees’ Aaron Judge takes BP, nearing return from COVID-19
Aaron Judge and Kyle Higashioka took another step in returning from the COVID-19 injured list by taking batting practice at Steinbrenner Field.
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Soler still has fantasy value despite struggles
Despite an underwhelming season from Kansas City Royals slugger Jorge Soler, Christopher Crawford says he still has fantasy value for managers amidst his struggles.
Managers should add Jon Gray before he's dealt
Christopher Crawford explains why fantasy managers should be eager to add Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray ahead of the MLB trade deadline.
Pirates trade All-Star 2B Adam Frazier to Padres
The Pirates have traded All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending Padres for three minor leaguers.
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Jonathan India thriving as leadoff hitter for Reds
D.J. Short explains that Jonathan India is making a push for NL ROY and is showing that he has the potential to a mainstay in mixed league rosters for the next several years.
Dodgers place Mookie Betts on IL with hip inflammation
The Dodgers placed All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts on the 10-day injured list with right hip inflammation.
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Mets newcomer Rich Hill expected to start Sunday vs. Toronto
Mets newcomer Rich Hill is expected to make his debut for the NL East leaders on Sunday when New York plays Toronto at Citi Field.
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Nationals’ Max Scherzer scratched with triceps discomfort
Nationals ace Max Scherzer was scratched from his start at Baltimore with what the team described as mild right triceps discomfort.
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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg still dealing with neck discomfort
Stephen Strasburg felt discomfort in his neck after a recent bullpen session, and Dave Martinez says the Nationals are trying to figure out what's next.
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MLB extends Starlin Castro’s domestic violence leave through July 29
Nationals infielder Starlin Castro's administrative leave was extended an additional seven days by MLB through July 29 under its domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse policy.
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Mets acquire left-hander Rich Hill from Rays
The pitching-thin Mets acquired left-hander Rich Hill from the Rays.
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Derek Hill to see more playing time after deadline
Drew Silva tells fantasy managers to keep an eye on Detroit Tigers CF Derek Hill due to his potential for more playing time after the trade deadline.
Gleyber Torres is taking steps in right direction
D.J. Short explains why New York Yankees SS Gleyber Torres may be slowly returning to his peak form.
Silva: Goldschmidt's bat not 'out of juice' yet
Drew Silva believes St. Louis Cardinals 1B Paul Goldschmidt's bat still has life in it for the second half of the season.
Gomber in middle of breakout year with Rockies
Colorado Rockies southpaw Austin Gomber has shown greatly improved command in 2021 despite playing in the thin air at Coors Field.
Silva: Bogaerts should keep delivering elite stats
Red Sox SS Xander Bogaert has exceeded expectations and will continue to safely be in the elite tier at his position for the rest of 2021.
Amir Garrett bouncing back from early struggles
Drew Silva highlights how Cincinnati Reds RP Amir Garrett has bounced back from early season struggles.
Indians will become Guardians next season
Dan Patrick finds out the new nickname for the Cleveland Indians will be the Guardians, and they will be changing their name after the 2021 season.
Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians
Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced Friday it'll be called Guardians, effective at the end of the 2021 season.
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Logan Gilbert proving he belongs in rookie season
D.J. Short considers Seattle Marines rookie SP Logan Gilbert to be a safe fantasy option for the remainder of the season.
Rays acquire slugger Nelson Cruz from Twins
Tampa Bay will hope Cruz can help put them over the top in the back half of the season.
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Yermín Mercedes rejoins White Sox Triple-A team
Just one day after announcing he was leaving the game, Mercedes is back with the Charlotte Knights.
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Short: Exercise patience with slumping closer Diaz
New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz has been iffy of late with three straight blown saves and an increased walk rate. Despite the reliever's slump, D.J. Short advises fantasy managers to stay patient.
Cody Bellinger struggling since return from injury
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger has had a rough return to action back from injury. Fantasy managers can leave him on the bench until the former MVP shows signs of progress.
White Sox rookie catcher Mercedes says he’s leaving baseball
Yermin Mercedes announced his decision on Instagram on Wednesday. He posted an image of the words "it's over."
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Nationals GM doesn’t plan on having Castro back this season
Castro was placed on administrative leave July 16 by Major League Baseball under its domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy.
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Mets manager Rojas suspended two games for outburst
The punishment comes for excessive arguing with umpires following a strange play a day earlier at Pittsburgh.
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Harrison should continue to be nice source of runs
Colin Henderson explains that while Josh Harrison should continue to be a nice source of runs, his lack of power means he shouldn't be a fixture on rosters in shallower leagues.
Juan Soto locked in, set for monster second half
Colin Henderson breaks down Juan Soto's monster start to the second half of the season and applauds managers who were able to buy low on him earlier.
Can managers rely on Jon Lester going forward?
Colin Henderson breaks down why fantasy managers should only use Washington Nationals P Jon Lester as a streaming option when he pitches at home or against lefties.
May is solid option for saves as Diaz struggles
Colin Henderson explains why New York Mets P Trevor May is a good, short-term choice for fantasy managers in deeper leagues looking for saves.
Henderson: Anderson in conversation for top-10 SS
Colin Henderson explains why Chicago White Sox SS Tim Anderson, even with his deficiencies at the plate, is still at top-10 shortstop option for fantasy managers.
Jarren Duran can be fantasy asset this season
Chris Crawford explains that Jarren Duran can be a fantasy asset in 2021 thanks to his ability to hit for power and steal bases.
Peralta deserves to be on radars of managers
Chris Crawford breaks down Wily Peralta's eye-popping ratios and explains while it's not all smoke and mirrors, fantasy managers need to heed caution.