Remember when Bob Uecker's character says something about the leadoff man determining how a team will play in the season? Let's check it out.
Players like Kyle Seager and Charlie Blackmon have the stats of must-start players, but they are among a short list of players whom Al Melchior would drop before season's end. He explains why and makes recommendations on who else to drop and who to keep around.
Called out live, Blackmon is credited with a stolen base after officials check the tape.
Denard Span hasn't been durable but has put up elite numbers when he has played. Scott White says he and Patrick Corbin are being overlooked in Fantasy.
It's Sale vs. Hernandez but neither is our top pitcher.
Let's devote some time to the non-contenders, shall we? Not a slideshow!
There are many promising pitching options like David Price and Dallas Keuchel, but Heath Cummings banks on Max Scherzer against Matt Cain and the Giants.
Feeling comfortable with your lineup with less than one-third of the season to go? If you're still unsure of a particular player's value, a look at the rest-of-the-season rankings will help, our Scott White says.
At the Fantasy Baseball Today blog, Chris Towers takes a look at the Rockies lineup and imagines life without Coors Field for them ahead of the trade deadline.
Butler, a rookie pitcher, fell twice trying to score in the fifth inning Friday night. Once rounding third and again, a few steps later, between third and home. His trip(s) have been memorialized at Coors Field.

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