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Dodgers 3B Justin Turner breaks left wrist on HBP

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The Dodgers are going to be without their red-headed slugger on opening day, and possibly for a while after....

MVP Jose Altuve, Astros finalize $163.5M, 7-year contract

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Jose Altuve sat behind a table set up on the field at the Houston Astros' spring training complex, and his teammates looked on as the World Series champions announced his $163.5 million, seven-year contract, the longest in team history....

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiting on first base could be risky play

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The first base position has traditionally been loaded with talent and a primary source of power for fantasy players. With overall HR totals increasing for four straight seasons, and perceived depth at the position, some fantasy managers may put off selecting a first baseman until the later rounds of their drafts. That used to be a good strategy but in 2018 it may expose you to risk....

FANTASY PLAYS: Third base can vary, depending on your league
Third base is a polarizing position for 2018, as some fantasy analysts say it's extremely deep and others say it falls off tremendously after the top 10....

Twins SS Polanco suspended 80 games for PED violation

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, a big blow to a team that has made a series of roster-enhancing moves throughout the offseason and into spring training....

FANTASY PLAYS: Depth at second base means draft options

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Second base is a deep position in fantasy baseball this season. Like most positions it's loaded at the top before the value drops, but when it comes to selecting your middle infielder in the later rounds of your draft, you are much more likely to take a second baseman than a shortstop....

FANTASY PLAYS: Lots of depth at shortstop this season

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Shortstop offers depth and diversity this season for fantasy baseball owners, who will have the opportunity to use a top 30 pick or significant auction funds on a quartet of players that can become cornerstones of success....

FANTASY PLAYS: Pitching trends demand new plan for starters

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The baseball world is buzzing about the home run barrage and offensive explosion of the last two seasons, and there's no doubt it has changed the game. But the fantasy baseball community is much more concerned with what is going on with starting pitchers because those changes make it necessary to rethink the strategies of the past decade....

FANTASY PLAYS: Relievers better, but don't chase saves yet
Never pay for saves. That mantra has been a constant in fantasy baseball circles almost as long as it has been played....

Actor Jim Caviezel portrays Royals coach in team photo

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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Actor Jim Caviezel has played Jesus and golfer Bobby Jones on the big screen. On Wednesday, he portrayed Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum....