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George Springer Finally Sprung

Ladies and gentlemen, we have our first Fantasy Baseball big name prospect call up. Source tells the Chronicle that George Springer is on his way to the majors tomorrow. — Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) April 16, 2014 Finally, the Fantasy Baseball world gets to see one of the top prospects in the game in George Springer! The Houston Astros outfielder is the clubs top prospect and...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
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2014 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix: April 16th

Welcome to another addition of the daily fix. We have new partners this season with Draftstreet and so far it has been fun getting acclimated to the site. One of the things they offer you is the ability to go with a salary cap system (as most daily games allow) or the ability to go back and try a snake draft. I haven’t tried the snake draft yet, but it I suppose I will at some...
Via The Fantasy Fix
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Baseball Profcast: Strasburg, Cole Struggling

In Episode 34, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Got a few seconds? Rate and review the show on iTunes! Consider it a nice way of saying, “Thanks!” Today’s topics include: Stephen Strasburg‘s and Gerrit Cole‘s...
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It’s time to scoop up ‘Sweet’ Dee Gordon

Ever since being handed the Dodgers second base job until Alex Guerrero improved on his defense in the minors, Dee Gordon has been fighting for his life as a Dodgers starter. With a league leading ten stolen bases on 11 attempts, he is literally running away with the job. At 77% owned in Yahoo! leagues, it’s time to scoop up ‘Sweet Dee’ Gordon. Originally assumed to be just...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
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Gameday Scorecard: Angels vs A's, April 15, 2014

A's 10 - Angels 9The Angels struck with two early runs, but he A’s rallied to answer each Halo lead taking a 9-7 advantage into the bottom of the ninth. Mike Trout delivered a two-run home run to tie the game but Oakland came back again, scoring the go ahead run in the 11th. The Angels rallied in the bottom half but fell short, leaving the winning runs in scoring position.Click...
Via Angelswin
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Yasiel Puig flies out to right, pimps it like a home run (GIF)

Yasiel Puig may be the new version of Manny Being Manny. This dude gave us yet another unforgettable moment on Tuesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants were in extra innings at AT&T Park and Puig was batting with one out, Hanley Ramirez on second, and the game tied at 2. Puig […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Blue Jays'€™ Maicer Izturis out 4 to 6 months after tripping on dugout steps

Blue Jays'€™ Maicer Izturis out 4 to 6 months after tripping on dugout steps.
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Angels lose leadoff batter Kole Calhoun to a right ankle sprain

A frustrating 10-9, 11-inning loss to the Oakland Athletics grew even more painful for the Angels Tuesday night when they lost Kole Calhoun to a right ankle sprain, an injury that will send their starting right fielder and leadoff hitter to the disabled list on Wednesday. Calhoun was just starting to heat up at the plate with three consecutive multi-hit games, raising his average...
Via Fox Sports West
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Angels lose leadoff batter Kole Calhoun to a right ankle sprain

A frustrating 10-9, 11-inning loss to the Oakland Athletics grew even more painful for the Angels Tuesday night when they lost Kole Calhoun to a right ankle sprain, an injury that will send their starting right fielder and leadoff hitter to the disabled list on Wednesday.
Via FOXSports.com
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Giants Overcome RISP Struggles, Walk Off Against Dodgers In 12,

The game started on Jackie Robinson Day and ended after midnight as strong pitching from both sides and runners in scoring position woes led to a twelfth-inning walk-off win for the San Francisco Giants. While both starting pitchers were able to limit damage from the opposing offense, each lasted just five innings at AT&T Park. Both offenses had trouble at the plate in clutch...
Via BaySportsNet
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Halo Headlines: Pujols gets his power back, Hamilton to start workouts

The April 16th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols gets his power back, Hamilton to start workouts and much more… The Story: Albert Pujols is getting his power back. The Monkey Says: Yes, boys and girls, being able to swing with your lower half kind of matters a lot when it comes to hitting. The Story: Josh Hamilton will begin working out...
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Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of bleacherreport.com)   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout's clutch HR not enough as Angels downed by A's in extras

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Trout tried his best to be the hero Tuesday night. The Angels star hit a two-run homer to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings. In the bottom of the 11th, representing the tying run again, he legged out an infield single, stole second base, and advanced to third on a Raul Ibanez groundout to first, but he never made it home. Of the...
Via Fox Sports West
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Mike Trout's clutch HR not enough as Angels downed by A's in extras

Mike Trout hit a two-run homer in the ninth to force extra innings but for the second consecutive night, the Angels held a lead late in the game only to have the back end of their bullpen squander it.
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Sanchez lifts Giants over Dodgers 3-2 in 12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.
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Springer Time For Houston And Fantasy

The Houston Astros who crawled through a river of shizz and came out clean on the other side. The entire organization looks up in the air, rain beating down. Hey, Bus Driver, take the Astros to Zanwhattwonahwho, they finally called up George Springer! No, I don't know how to spell it! With a Z? For an organization that hasn't had anything promising since Billy Hatcher...
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Archie Bradley’s agent calls out Diamondbacks for not calling up Bradley

(Rick Scuteri/USA Today Sports)   Kevin Towers has stated that he doesn’t want Archie Bradley to be thrown into a situation where he is viewed as the savior of the rotation. Given the D-backs starting rotation’s woes over the beginning of the season, there isn’t much doubt that Bradley, the Diamondbacks’ top prospect, would be viewed as a savior. Apparently, Bradley’s...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-15-14

The Storm and the TinCaps were victorious due to strong offensive performances from Hunter Renfroe and Fernando Perez, respectively. The Missions were shutout while Keyvius Sampson put the Chihuahuas in a hole they couldn’t climb out of.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Fernando Perez Pitching Prospect of the Day: Josh Geer   El Paso Chihuahuas 6, Albuquerque Isotopes 11 Reymond...
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D-backs fall to expansion-era depths

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks certainly thought these days were long gone. But after a 9-0 loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday at Chase Field, the D-backs tied the 1998 expansion team for the worst start in franchise history at 4-13. That was a team of mostly spare parts. This is a $110 million machine. The game begins and almost always is decided on the mound, and that is where the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Houston Astros Finally Promote George Springer

The Houston Astros look to be on the cusp of officially promoting top prospect George Springer  from Triple “A” Oklahoma City on Wednesday in an attempt to jump-start their anemic offense. The Astros are currently batting .185 as a team through the first 14 games and sit hunkered in the basement of the AL West with only five wins on the young season. It is speculated that outfielder...
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Josh Donaldson Comes Up Big In Extra Innings To Help Lift Athletics Over Angels

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Donaldson, A's rally in 11th to beat Angels again

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
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Chris Young Completes Rehab, Will Join Mets In Arizona

Here comes the cavalry. Terry Collins said that he expects Chris Young to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday in Arizona and accompany the team back to New York, according to a report on ESPN New York. Young is eligible to be activated from the disabled list on Friday, when the Mets open a weekend series at Citi Field against the Atlanta Braves. Chris Young started in left field for Triple...
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Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

HOUSTON (AP) Prized prospect George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
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Juan Nicasio shows that he has taken huge steps forward for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio showed his huge steps on Tuesday night.One pitch Juan.That is what would have been an appropriate nickname for Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio in 2013. The right-hander threw his four seemed fastball literally 95 percent of the time. After being rushed to the big leagues, it was the only pitch that was good enough to use at the big league level.On Tuesday night...
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