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Isaiah Thomas is still in the locker room being tended to by team medical staff (illness). He vomited at halftime, and was unable to finish the game.

Thomas looks to be one of a few NBA players that have caught the stomach virus going around, which cost him his consecutive 3-point streak. Thomas had made at least one 3-pointer in 37 straight games, which was the second longest streak in franchise history.ANALYST: Michael Pichan

Ubaldo Jimenez lasted 4 2/3 innings in Sunday’s 6-1 loss to the Tigers, allowing six runs on six hits and a walk while striking out two.

Jimenez was one of the best bounce-back stories of the first half, but has not been able to carry things over to the second half. The 31-year-old righty has been horrible in 3-of-4 starts since the Midsummer Classic, pitching to a miserable 10.61 ERA and 1.71 WHIP while surrendering six home runs across 18 2/3 total innings. Jimenez is not likely to return to the mound until next Sunday against the Angels. Analysis: Nate Miller

The Orioles are expected to recall Tyler Wilson prior to Monday's game.

Wilson is expected to get the start in Oakland on Monday night. Wilson has a 2.12 ERA in 17 innings of work with the O's this year (one start, four relief appearances), but he struck out just four batters in those 17 innings. Don't get cute and consider him as an option on Monday night. Analysis: Brett Talley

Terrelle Pryor received work with the first team on Sunday during Browns training camp.

LOL. What's going on in Clevaland? Between Pryor, McCown and Manziel, the Browns have an extremely odd collection of signal-callers. Were Pryor to see some starts under center he could potentially have some random fantasy value thanks to his ability to produce on the ground, but this is likely a situation you'll be avoiding all year. Analysis: Brett Talley

Jason Castro went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored against Arizona on Sunday.

Castro, and Astros catchers, stayed hot with Sunday’s performance. After homering on Thursday and Friday, Castro sat in favor of Hank Conger who homered twice on Saturday. Castro generally sits against lefties, but Conger, a switch-hitter, is better against right-handers as well, so the Astros don’t lose much offensively when Castro starts against a left-handed starter. Analysis: Brett Talley

Evan Gattis went 1-for-4 with a solo home run against Arizona on Sunday.

If you’re not getting exactly what you expected out of Gattis, your preseason expectations were whack. Gattis is on pace to flirt with 25 home runs with a good RBI total and a below average, but not killer, batting average. Expect more of the same in the last two months. Analysis: Brett Talley

Luke Gregerson recorded his 22nd save of the season against Arizona on Sunday allowing just one hit.

Gregerson doesn’t have a crazy high strikeout rate or insane ratios, and he may not get to 35 saves. He’s obviously not an elite fantasy closer, but if all you’re after is some saves, Gregerson is as safe in his job as anyone right now. Analysis: Brett Talley

Collin McHugh allowed one run and eight hits with one walk and six strikeouts in seven innings against Arizona on Sunday.

McHugh hasn’t been nearly as good as he was last year as his strikeout rate is virtually average after being well above average last year. But his control is still there, and he is generating more groundballs, so he deserves an ERA of about 4.00 or maybe a hair lower. His ERA is currently 4.27, so he may have a few more good games like Sunday’s outing coming. He has a pretty favorable matchup his next time out on Friday in Oakland. Analysis: Brett Talley

Robbie Ray allowed four runs and seven hits with three walks and five strikeouts in five innings against Houston on Sunday.

Through 12 starts Ray has strikeout and walk rates that are both a bit better than average. But they’re not so much better than average that he can be expected to continue posting an ERA around 3.00. His xFIP sits at 3.94, and once his 3.8 percent HR/FB rate normalizes a bit, his ERA may end up closer to four than three. He’s good, he’s just not this good. He’ll go again Friday against Cincinnati. Analysis: Brett Talley

Jake Lamb went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI against Houston on Sunday.

Lamb has been pretty strictly platooned, and he has seen little work against left-handed pitching this year. The problem is that he’s been virtually average against right-handed pitching. And with a .363 BABIP against right-handers, there is no bad luck to blame. Analysis: Brett Talley

Welington Castillo went 2-for-4 with a double and a run against Houston on Sunday.

Castillo benefitted greatly from Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s recent injury as Castillo played a large majority of the games behind the plate in Salty’s absence. And he played well as his wOBA since the All-Star break is over .450. But he struck out in almost 40 percent of his plate appearances and rode a .400 BABIP to most of his success. With Salty back now and regression likely for Castillo, don’t count on as much from him going forward. Analysis: Brett Talley

The Cowboys have waived Justin Jackson, who tore his ACL in Saturday's walk-through.

Jackson didn't figure to start at LB for Dallas, but the Cowboys are pretty thin at the position, so Jackson could have potentially worked his way into the mix. Analysis: Brett Talley

Kris Bryant will be reevaluated on Monday after leaving Sunday's game with an injury.

W're still not clear on what the injury was exactly. He was tagged hard on the helmet at one point, so it could be a potential concussion issue. That they'll be reevaluating him a day later makes sense with respect to a possible concussion. Javier Baez could be in line for a call up if Bryant misses time Analysis: Brett Talley

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis doesn't believe Michael Johnson's leg injury is major.

Johnson was carted off the field, so it's good to hear that maybe the injury isn't too serious. Johnson recorded 11.5 sacks with the Benagls in 2012 and returned to the team this year after spending a year in Tampa Bay. Analysis: Brett Talley

The White Sox are expected to promote outfielder Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Charlotte on Monday.

Thompson has displayed a power/speed combo in the minors and has 13 home runs and 11 steals in 417 PA at Triple-A this year. There doesn't seem to be a regular spot for Thompson so he may serve as a fourth outfielder for now. If he ends up getting some regular work, he could be someone to consider in deeper leagues. Analysis: Brett Talley


Streaming Pitching Options for Week 18 |
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Streaming Pitching Options for Week 18

Streaming Pitching Options for Week 18: Chris Bassitt, Matt Garza, Joe Ross, Robbie Ray, Jesse Chavez, Colby Lewis & More

DFS MLB Hitting Coach - August 2nd 2015 |
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DFS MLB Hitting Coach - August 2nd 2015

Mark Kaplan previews the matchups for Sunday with a plethora of batters that are on fire right now.

DFS MLB Pitching Coach - August 2, 2015 |
Howard Bender

DFS MLB Pitching Coach - August 2, 2015

Howard Bender takes an in-depth look at the numbers and the match-ups to help you decide whether the time is right to invest heavily or if bargain-hunting is the way

MLB Umpire Report: August 2 |
Austin Taggart

MLB Umpire Report: August 2

A daily ranking of the MLB home plate umpires from most pitching friendly to least pitching friendly to help build your daily fantasy baseball lineups.

2015 Fantasy Football Training Camp Report: August 2nd |
Jeff Mans

2015 Fantasy Football Training Camp Report: August 2nd

Jeff Mans recaps all of the news, injuries, depth chart changes, roster moves and more of all 32 NFL teams training camps

DFS MLB Playbook: August 2nd  |
Ted Schuster

DFS MLB Playbook: August 2nd

Ted Schuster pours over all of the statistics, splits and matchups to uncover the very best DFS MLB players for today's contests

2015 Bullpen Report: The Closer Grid |
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2015 Bullpen Report: The Closer Grid

Howard Bender breaks down the fallout from all the MLB trades involving closers as well as a few situations that just changed hands

Ray Flowers


Ray Flowers gives his thoughts on how you should handle FAAB this week with all the big names changing leagues.

DFS MLB Playbook: August 1st  |
Steve Pimental

DFS MLB Playbook: August 1st

Steve Pimental pours over all of the statistics, splits and matchups to uncover the very best DFS MLB players for today's contests

Two Start Pitchers for Week 18 |
Ivar G. Anderson

Two Start Pitchers for Week 18

Two Start Pitchers for Week 18 of the Fantasy Baseball Season: Max Scherzer, Corey Kluber, Francisco Liriano, Masahiro Tanaka & More