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Yu flirts with no-no as Cubs continue tear

CHICAGO -- Yu Darvish stared out toward right field on Thursday night, his hands on his hips. Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward drifted back and slowed to a stop at the warning track, as the baseball in flight crashed underneath a Wrigley Field videoboard. Maybe it would not be a CHICAGO -- Yu Darvish stared…

Dream Baseball Waiver Wire: Dylan Carlson, Alec Bohm are coming, however Garrett Hampson has actually already gotten here

How do you prioritize Dylan Carlson among surging outfielders like Garrett Hampson, Jesse Winker and Anthony Santander? Aug 13, 2020 at 1:08 pm ET2 min read Watch Now: Highlights: Diamondbacks vs. Rockies (1:05) All of the interesting pickups right now are in the outfield, where players like Garrett Hampson and Jesse Winker are enjoying new…

Playing bad baseball, Jays lose

Marlins 14 Blue Jays 11 (10 innings) That was depressing. The amazing thing is, despite how bad we played, we made it to extra innings. It does show how bad the Marlins are. We had an amazing come back. We were down 8-0 and then 11-4. And then we tied the game in the eighth.…

Buxton (2 HRs) leads ‘unrelenting’ offense

The Twins had already scored five runs and batted around once by the time Miguel Sanó stepped to the plate in the third inning and might very well have vaporized a baseball. By the time Minnesota batted around again two innings later, the game had long since gotten out of The Twins had already scored…

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: What to do if Ronald Acuña needs to miss time

Ronald Acuña was scratched Tuesday with a wrist injury, so Chris Towers provides some potential free agents to consider adding to your squad. Aug 12, 2020 at 2:04 am ET2 min read Watch Now: Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Outlook for Dustin May (4:08) Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña was scratched from Tuesday's game against the Yankees…

Spotlight Hitters & Stacks for MLB DFS Lineups | Wednesday, August 12 | DraftKings, FanDuel & Yahoo

Wednesday, Aug. 12 the focus on an eight-game main slate. Before you lock in your MLB DFS lineups and MLB DFS picks, make sure to check out check out Awesemo’s DFS baseball MLB rankings and projections. Don’t forget to check out the loads of free content on our Fantasy Football home page, including more fantasy football breakouts, Sign…

Adam Silver Open About the NBA Bubble: ‘It’s Better Than What We Had Envisioned’

From behind two inches of plexiglass, a cloth mask covering his face and NBA basketball playing out before his eyes, Adam Silver felt a wave of emotion wash over him. It had been more than four months since the COVID-19 pandemic shut the league down, when Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive in Oklahoma City,…

Are They Back? Revived Cubs Look Like World Series Contenders Once Again

Tony Dejak/Associated PressFor a great many reasons, 2020 has been an odd year in Major League Baseball. Yet there's one thing happening right now that has an "all is right with the world" feel to it.The Chicago Cubs are not only back atop the National League Central, but they're also a World Series favorite again.Despite…