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John Gets the Axford

After blowing his fifth save Thursday night, giving up three walks and two runs in the ninth, John Axford has now blown four save chances in his past five appearances. Colorado Rockies Manager Walt Weiss said Friday that John Axford would be removed from the closer role. But from the looks of the quote, it sounds like Axford could potentially gain the job back, especially if the...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: The Battle For Los Angeles …and Orange County

Today we Southern Californians get to be treated to Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs. Los Angeles Dodgers baseball. Thanks to the national broadcasts, the rest of the country will be seeing the Angels and Dodgers battle it out under the Hollywood Sign and hitting long balls over the ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier. But we know better than to think that the Angels are just a...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball's Best Starting Pitchers Since the All-Star Game

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies are the best team in the MLB since the All-Star Game, but they not been kind to fantasy owners.  Cole Hamels gave us a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs but has since been traded to the Texas Rangers.  Aaron Nola has looked good to start his career, but no one should have to stream an Adam Morgan, David Buchanan or Jerome...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball's Best Hitters Since the All-Star Game

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies are the best team in the MLB since the All-Star Game, but they not been kind to fantasy owners.  Ryan Howard leads the team with 64 points on 5 XBH (3 HR) 14 RBI and 7 runs scored.  The return of Domonic Brown has been nice for Phillies fans, but he has scored just 48 points, the same as Cesar Hernandez.  Maikel Franco...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bear or Bull: The Cuban Missile Crisis

It's been quite a crazy week in major league baseball. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline just around the corner (in a few hours, actually), contenders are loading up for the stretch run. Among the more prominent names involved in recent deals include Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels, David Price, Carlos Gomez, Troy Tulowitzki, and Jonathan Papelbon. One big name player who was...
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Fantasy Baseball Final: July 31st, 2015

Today was the non-waiver deadline for trades. The deadline comes at 4 PM EST, but there are always trades that get announced after the deadline. This season’s trade deadline was unique for a number of reasons. First, there were more significant trades made this year than there have been in quite some time. Teams were much more willing to part with players that will become free...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins deal Dan Haren to the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs acquired an end of the rotation starter to help them make a push for one of the wild cards when they acquired Dan Haren from the Miami Marlins. Haren will be a free agent at the end of the season and his salary is being paid by the Los Angeles Dodgers. In exchange, the Marlins will get minor leaguers Elliot Soto and Ivan Pineyro. Why the Cubs make this trade Dan Haren...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Mark Lowe and Ben Revere

Alex Anthropolous is making a run at the brass ring and he continued to add to his already loaded lineup by acquiring relief pitcher Mark Lowe from the Seattle Mariners and Ben Revere from the Philadelphia Phillies. This came after acquiring Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies and David Price from the Detroit Tigers. Clearly, they are trying to make a run at the AL East division...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Trade Yoenis Cespedes to the New York Mets

The New York Mets and the Detroit Tigers completed the last major trade of the non-waiver deadline period when they got Yoenis Cespedes done under the wire. The Mets are sending pitchers Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa to the Tigers in exchange for two months of Cespedes. The Mets turned their attention to Cespedes after deals for Carlos Gomez and Jay Bruce fell through. Why the Mets...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Trade Yoenis Cespedes to New York Mets

View image | gettyimages.com The New York Mets have redeemed themselves!  After failing to land Carlos Gomez, the Mets have acquired Yoenis Cespedes in a trade with the Detroit Tigers.  This time the Mets were able to keep Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores too! Cespedes is a huge upgrade and a right handed power bat that the Mets lacked. He will have to leave a Tigers lineup...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seager’s Workin’ On My Buy Moves

Corey Seager should've been called up already. Brucely, we're up against it with the Dodgers. We have the aging vet, Jimmy Rollins, who looks like toast if you were to take doodie and pat it into the shape of toast and, uh, toast it. We have Justin Turner, who is having a career year but isn't really this good and getting more slap hits than another Turner. We have Dumb Mattingly...
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Milwaukee Brewers trade Gerardo Parra to the Baltimore Orioles

The tear down of the Milwaukee Brewers continued on Friday with the trade of Gerardo Parra to the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles have been seeking outfield bats for over a month now and finally landed the versatile Parra in a deal with the Brewers. In exchange, the Brewers will receive starting pitcher Zach Davies. The Orioles are still rumored to be seeking more outfield help. Stay...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants

Trade Deadline Eve brought one more significant trade before we all went to bed. The Cincinnati Reds dealt starting pitcher Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects. It’s clear the Giants felt they had to respond to all of the moves that the Dodgers made yesterday and starting pitcher was the most logical place to do it. San Francisco Gets SP Mike Leake Cincinnati...
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Cincinnati Reds Trade Mike Leake to San Francisco Giants

View image | gettyimages.com The San Francisco Giants have made their annual deadline deal, this time acquiring Mike Leak from the Cincinnati Red in exchange for Adam Duvall and Keury Mella.  The Reds have now dealt Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Alfredo Simon and Leake since last season.  Anthony DeSclafani, Michael Lorenzen, Raisel Iglesias, David Holmberg, Josh Smith...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: July 30, 2015

TORONTO, CANADA – JULY 1: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a two-run home run in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Boston Red Sox on July 1, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Josh DonaldsonWelcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers trade Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers to Houston

Another hour and another big time trade came down. Imagine that we still have another day of this. This time, the Milwaukee Brewers traded starting pitcher Mike Fiers and center fielder Carlos Gomez to the Houston Astros in exchange for four prospects. This was less than 24 hours after a trade for Gomez to the Mets fell through because of mysterious circumstances. First, here are...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers Trade Carlos Gomez to Houston Astros

View image | gettyimages.com Less than 24 hours after the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers trade fell apart, the Brewers have agreed to trade Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros. Gomez is a huge upgrade for the Astros outfield that featured George Springer, Jake Marisnick, Colby Rasmus and Preston Tucker this season. The Astros will send Brett Phillips,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 MLB Trade Deadline: Toronto Blue Jays Acquire David Price

It’s Christmas for those of us in the fantasy baseball industry. The Winter Meetings and Non-waiver trade deadline are the two most exciting times of year. The excitement continued when the Toronto Blue Jays traded three prospects to the Tigers in exchange for ace David Price. The Blue Jays are clearly doubling down on their Troy Tulowitzki trade and the Tigers have clearly signaled...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer Report, Week 17: Pap Smears Storen’s Value

All the fantasy world was hoping that Jonathan Papelbon would be traded to a team without a reliable closer.  Instead, he goes to a team and kicks in the door swinging with the "I make more money than you" swagger that only comes with wearing Jordache jeans. And then he takes Drew Storen's job.  From a relief pitcher standpoint, Papelbon jumps from the worst save-driven team to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Trade Deadline: St. Louis Cardinals Acquire Brandon Moss from Cleveland

After rumors of it late Wednesday night the Cardinals and Indians agreed Thursday morning to a trade of outfielder/first baseman Brandon Moss for left-handed pitcher Rob Kaminsky, St. Louis’s No. 4 minor-league prospect, according to Fangraphs. The Cardinals paid a steep price for Moss, giving up a former first-rounder who some see as the second-best minor-league pitching prospect...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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