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Indians get 15-year lease agreement, ending relocation talk
The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a 15-year lease extension at Progressive Field, keeping them at their downtown ballpark through 2036 and ending speculation the franchise would relocate.
Brewers’ Axford out for year after 1 game; Lauer on COVID-19 list
The Brewers' pitching staff took a couple more hits with John Axford now out for the season with elbow trouble and Eric Lauer joining the team's growing COVID-19 injured list.
Springer will be difference-maker rest of season
Colin Henderson explores Toronto Blue Jays OF George Springer's recent hot streak and outlines how he should be a difference-maker for fantasy managers.
Riley starting to show his long-term potential
Christopher Crawford analyzes Atlanta Braves 3B Austin Riley's recent hot stretch and deduces that he has a lot of potential moving forward, particularly with power hitting.
Rays ace Tyler Glasnow to have Tommy John surgery Wednesday
Glasnow could miss the entirety of next season.
Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19
Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery tested positive for COVID-19 one day after fellow starter Gerrit Cole was sidelined by the virus.
Kyle Finnegan worth adding if you need saves
Chris Crawford explains that managers in need of saves should look at Kyle Finnegan who should be the Nationals closer for the rest of the season.
Toro deserves a closer look from fantasy managers
Chris Crawford breaks down Abraham Toro's recent hot stretch after being traded and explains that fantasy managers should give him another look.
Reid Detmers offers more reward than risk
Christopher Crawford explains how Los Angeles Angels SP Reid Detmers' pitches can make him a fantasy target for managers in 2021, his rough start notwithstanding.
Harvey shouldn't be rostered, despite recent run
Christopher Crawford dives into Baltimore Orioles SP Matt Harvey's recent scoreless starts and suggests that fantasy managers look away as it is unsustainable.
Machado keeps mashing, looks to finish year strong
Colin Henderson dives into San Diego Padres 3B Manny Machado's hot streak and how he could be a key figure for managers after Fernando Tatis Jr.'s injury.
Yankees ace Gerrit Cole tests positive for COVID-19
Yankees ace Gerrit Cole has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not make his scheduled start Tuesday.
Brewers place Josh Hader on COVID-19 list after positive test
All-Star closer Josh Hader has joined the growing collection of Brewers on the COVID-19 injured list.
Wainwright continues to amaze fantasy managers
Colin Henderson goes over St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright's success this season at 39 years of age and how fantasy managers can rely on him even in his advanced age.
Sandy Alcantara may be 'rising up the ranks' soon
After pitching a gem against the New York Yankees, Colin Henderson explains how Miami Marlins SP Sandy Alcantara can reach the upper echelon of pitchers in the future.
Rizzo's stock pointed up after trade to Yankees
Colin Henderson believes New York Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo's stock is pointed up due to the favorable ballpark situation in the Bronx.
Brewers acquire veteran reliever John Axford from Blue Jays
Reliever John Axford's comeback attempt is taking a detour from Toronto to Milwaukee, where the veteran right-hander started his major league career and had his greatest success.
Mets fail to sign Kumar Rocker, 10th overall draft pick
The Mets failed to sign their top pick from the draft, Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker, over concerns about his medical scans.
Rays ace Tyler Glasnow likely to have Tommy John surgery
Tyler Glasnow is expecting to get a recommendation from doctors next week to have Tommy John surgery that would keep him out the rest of this season and possibly next year.
Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. on 10-day injured list with shoulder trouble
Gernando Tatis Jr. of the Padres was placed on the 10-day injured list, a day after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season.
Marlins manager Don Mattingly tests positive for COVID-19
Marlins manager Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 and will be away from the team while it continues its series against the Yankees.
Brewers’ Strickland, Cousins positive for COVID-19
Brewers pitchers Jake Cousins and Hunter Strickland tested positive for COVID-19 and will be placed in quarantine in the latest cases to affect the NL Central leaders.
Mets’ Jacob deGrom has arm inflammation, out at least 2 more weeks
Mets ace Jacob deGrom is being shut down for at two more weeks because of inflammation in his right arm, making it unlikely he'll rejoin the NL East leaders before September.
White Sox get closer Kimbrel from Cubs for Madrigal, Heuer
The White Sox acquired closer Craig Kimbrel from the crosstown Cubs, a move that should give the AL Central leaders a fearsome bullpen for their playoff push.
Giants land Kris Bryant from Cubs just before deadline
The first-place Giants made a big splash just before the trade deadline, acquiring star slugger Kris Bryant from the Cubs for two minor leaguers.
Cardinals get veteran lefty Jon Lester from rebuilding Nationals
The Nationals send veteran left-hander Jon Lester to the Cardinals at the deadline.
Mets get Báez, Williams from Cubs for outfield prospect
The Mets acquired flashy shortstop Javier Baez and pitcher Trevor Williams from the Cubs for outfield prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong.
Nationals trade Gomes, Harrison to A’s amid big overhaul
The Nationals kept wheeling and dealing, trading catcher Yan Gomes and utilityman Josh Harrison to the Oakland Athletics for three minor leaguers on Friday.
Dodgers receive Scherzer, Turner from Nationals
The Dodgers pulled off a monster deal for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner, getting the dynamic duo from the Nationals shortly before the deadline.
Indians trade Rosario to Braves for Sandoval
The Indians made their second significant trade in two days, sending outfielder Eddie Rosario to the Braves for infielder Pablo Sandoval.
Starlin Castro banned 30 games under MLB policy; Nats to release him
Nationals infielder Starlin Castro has been suspended for 30 games without pay and fined an undisclosed amount for violating MLB's policy on domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Luis Robert has five-category fantasy upside
Drew Silva outlines why Chicago White Sox OF Luis Robert's return can bolster fantasy managers' rosters.
Twins trade 2-time All-Star pitcher José Berríos to Toronto
The playoff-chasing Toronto Blue Jays won the pursuit for All-Star pitcher Jose Berrios, acquiring the Minnesota right-hander for two minor leaguers on Friday.
Silva: Bader's improvement could make him a keeper
Drew Silva explains how St. Louis Cardinals OF Harrison Bader, with his improved offensive approach, could be a keeper for fantasy managers moving forward.
Lucas Giolito pitching better than numbers suggest
Drew Silva explains how one bad start makes Chicago White Sox P Lucas Giolito's numbers look more inflated than they really are and how he has been better than his stats suggest.
Short: Freeman locked in, playing like an MVP
D.J. Short applauds fantasy managers who traded for Atlanta Braves 1B Freddie Freeman while he was struggling earlier in the year and notes how well he has played since early June.
Taillon's a respectable option for managers
D.J. Short outlines how after a disaster start, New York Yankees P Jameson Taillon found his stride and is a respectable option for fantasy managers.
Look for Bender to take over Marlins' closer role
Drew Silva explains why Miami Marlins' RP Anthony Bender is in line for the closer role with Yimi Garcia being traded to the Houston Astros.
Silva: Graveman looking expendable in fantasy
Drew Silva discusses the fallout from the Seattle Mariners' decision to trade RP Kendall Graveman to the Houston Astros and the implications it may have for fantasy managers.
Escobar in line for power boost with Brewers
D.J. Short details how the newly-acquired Eduardo Escobar will fit in with the Milwaukee Brewers and how the change of scenery will benefit him moving forward.
Griffey, Biggio, Glavine elected to HOF board of directors
The three Hall-of-Famers will take on bigger roles with the organization.
Mariners acquire RHP Diego Castillo from Rays for two players
The Mariners quickly filled a hole of their own creation in their bullpen.
Dodgers get Royals left-hander Danny Duffy for playoff push
Duffy will return home to Southern California to assist in the Dodgers' division push.
Mariners’ Santiago banned 80 games for positive drug test
This is Santiago's second suspension of the season.
Yankees acquire Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo
The Yankees acquired Anthony Rizzo and cash for prospects in their second major trade this week for desperately needed left-handed bats.
Joey Votto is lighting it up in recent weeks
D..J. Short goes over Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto's recent hot streak and how he has forced his name back into fantasy managers' minds.
Indians’ Terry Francona stepping down due to physical health issues
Indians manager Terry Francona is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address some lingering health issues.
Cubs deal righty reliever Tepera to crosstown White Sox
Tepera should be a reliable bullpen presence for the contending White Sox.
AL East-leading Red Sox get Schwarber in trade with Nats
Schwarber was on a historic home run stretch but has been on the IL for most of July.
Darvish still a top fantasy pitcher going forward
D.J. Short details how, despite his recent struggles, San Diego Padres P Yu Darvish is still a top-10 pitcher and hopes the All-Star break will get him back on track.