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Colorado Rockies Trade Deadline Targets

The Rockies need some help, especially after the big splash the Arizona Diamondbacks just made (J.D. Martinez) and the inevitable upgrades the Dodgers are going to make. But should the Rockies jeopardize their future and make big trades that deplete the farm system? I don't think so. They should be cautious buyers. But there are a few low-risk moves they can make that will improve their club and give them a fighting chance at an NL Wild Card spot.

They need a catcher, a veteran starter, a solid relief pitcher and least importantly, a corner outfielder with some pop.

Catcher:

Kurt Suzuki, Atlanta Braves

He'd be a slightly cheaper rental than Alex Avila, and he has been obliterating left-handed pitching this season (wRC+ vs. lefties: 161), which he'd see a lot of in the NL West division (LA Dodgers rotation anyone?). He also brings some veteran leadership behind the dish for a very young and inexperienced Rockies rotation. He ranks 20th for catchers in WAR this season (Min. 10…

MLB Hat Designs Based Off of Marvel Character's Costumes and Hometowns

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I was bored this morning. That's how a lot of things start. I was looking at hats on New Era's website and realized that they have a place where you can design your own hats. Here's the link: newerabyyou.com

As I was going through different teams and designs, I wondered if they had any superhero logos that I could throw on to one of the designs? They did, but it was only Batman and Superman. I wanted more, so I decided to research Marvel hero's hometowns. I didn't have to search long because somebody already put together a full map. Here's the link: http://www.mtv.com/news/1856402/marvel-characters-hometown-map/

I ended up designing close to 30 hats based off of the Marvel character's hometown team and the colors and characteristics of each hero. Be forewarned that there are A LOT of New York hats, but you can't blame me for Stan Lee thinking superheroes are only born in New York City. Also be forewarned that the design options are fairly limited, so I …

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for July 9, 2015 (FanDuel and DraftKings)

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This is a quick and simple guide to help you find players for your daily fantasy baseball teams.
I give you at least 2 Pitchers, 1 player at each infield position, and 2 Outfield options. I list my top pick first and then descending order from there. I also suggest a team to stack, and a "Must Play" player.
Make sure to check lineups and a player's status before inserting them into your lineup. Also, check weather reports to make sure games aren't postponed. This guide is only here to help pick potentially successful players, and is not guaranteeing you any monetary success.
Pitchers
Zack Greinke, Dodgers

Should easily get the win today.
Cody Anderson, Indians

ERA of 0.76 and a WHIP of 0.63 in three starts this season. Averaging 8 IPs per game.
Catcher
Yasmani Grandal, Dodgers

Severino Gonzalez and his .371/.402/.543 opponent slash in 105 ABs.
A.J. Pierzynski, Braves

Kyle Kendrick + Coors Field
First Base
Jose Abreu, White Sox
Has 3 HRs off of R.A. Dickey in 6 ABs. Dickey gave u…

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for July 8, 2015 (FanDuel and DraftKings)

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This is a quick and simple guide to help you find players for your daily fantasy baseball teams.
I give you at least 2 Pitchers, 1 player at each infield position, and 2 Outfield options. I list my top pick first and then descending order from there. I also suggest a team to stack, and a "Must Play" player.
Make sure to check lineups and a player's status before inserting them into your lineup. Also, check weather reports to make sure games aren't postponed. This guide is only here to help pick potentially successful players, and is not guaranteeing you any monetary success.
Pitchers
Chris Archer, Rays
He's 6-0 on the road this season with a 0.77 road ERA with 57 Ks in 46 2/3 IP.

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

2.18 ERA at home with 77 Ks in 53 2/3 IP. Facing the Phillies who have scored the fewest runs (292) in the National League.
Charlie Morton, Pirates

The San Diego Padres as a team have a career .178/.275/.200 slash against Morton. Morton is 4-1 at home with a 2.43 ERA.

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for July 7, 2015 (FanDuel and DraftKings)

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This is a quick and simple guide to help you find players for your daily fantasy baseball teams.

I give you at least 2 Pitchers, 1 player at each infield position, and 2 Outfield options. I list my top pick first and then descending order from there. I also suggest a team to stack, and a "Must Play" player.

Make sure to check lineups and a player's status before inserting them into your lineup. Also, check weather reports to make sure games aren't postponed. This guide is only here to help pick potentially successful players, and is not guaranteeing you any monetary success.
Pitcher
Max Scherzer, Nationals

He's simply the best pitcher in baseball.

Corey Kluber, Indians

Facing the Houston Astros who have struck out 518 times against righties this season (2nd in AL). Kluber is tied for first in the AL with 141 Ks.

Manny Banuelos, Braves

Struck out 7 in 5 2/3 IP while allowing 2 hits and no walks in his MLB debut. Pulled from game due to being dehydrated, but dominated u…

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks for July 6, 2015 (FanDuel and DraftKings)

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This is a quick and simple guide to help you find players for your daily fantasy baseball teams.

I give you at least 2 Pitchers, 2 players at each infield position, and 6 Outfield options. I list my top pick first and then descending order from there.

Make sure to check lineups and a player's status before inserting them into your lineup. Also, check weather reports to make sure games aren't postponed. This guide is only here to help pick potentially successful players, and is not guaranteeing you any monetary success.
Pitcher


Chris Sale, White Sox
Blue Jays' players career slash against Chris Sale is .174/.247/.246 with 20 Ks in 69 AB. Sale had a 1.83 ERA in the month of June with 75 Ks in 44 1/3 innings pitched.
Chris Heston, Giants
No-hit the Mets earlier this season. 44Ks in 49 IP at home.
A.J. Burnett, Pirates
1.29 ERA at home this season with a WHIP of 1.13. 

Catcher
Yasmani Grandal, Dodgers
Sean O'Sullivan has given up 10 HRs against Lefties this season in 111 ABs. Le…

50 Cent's Wild First Pitch

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