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Prepare your fantasy baseball lineups with confidence with our daily preview, including pitcher projections, hitter matchup ratings and more.

Daily notes: Pitcher projections and hitter ratings for Friday

Prepare your fantasy baseball lineups with confidence with our daily preview, including pitcher projections, hitter matchup ratings and more. [http://www.espn.com]

The Red Sox only wish they could cure their horrible start with a couple of aspirin and a long nap. History shows that's not the case.

Real or not? World Series hangovers are a bunch of nonsense

The Red Sox only wish they could cure their horrible start with a couple of aspirin and a long nap. History shows that's not the case. [http://www.espn.com]

Are the Red Sox really on the ropes already? Which of the Braves' young arms will be the best? And how hot is Christian Yelich? Here's your guide to the weekend.

MLB Weekend Watch: Predictions, questions for all the top games

Are the Red Sox really on the ropes already? Which of the Braves' young arms will be the best? And how hot is Christian Yelich? Here's your guide to the weekend. [http://www.espn.com]

Indians prospect Will Benson hit four home runs for Class-A Lake County on Thursday night, the first minor leaguer to do so since 2014.

Indians prospect Benson hits 4 HRs in A-ball

Indians prospect Will Benson hit four home runs for Class-A Lake County on Thursday night, the first minor leaguer to do so since 2014. [http://www.espn.com]

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with irritation in his surgically repaired left knee.

Red Sox's Pedroia (knee) placed on injured list

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with irritation in his surgically repaired left knee. [http://www.espn.com]

A's slugger Khris Davis, who leads the majors with 10 home runs this season, has signed a two-year extension through 2021.

Sources: A's slugger Davis gets $33.5M extension

A's slugger Khris Davis, who leads the majors with 10 home runs this season, has signed a two-year extension through 2021. [http://www.espn.com]

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Yanks, Flyers drop 'God Bless America' rendition

The Yankees are "erring on the side of sensitivity" and have stopped using Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer. [http://www.espn.com]

First baseman Logan Morrison, who hit a career-high 38 home runs just two seasons ago, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Yankees, sources told ESPN.

Sources: Yanks reach minors deal with Morrison

First baseman Logan Morrison, who hit a career-high 38 home runs just two seasons ago, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Yankees, sources told ESPN. [http://www.espn.com]

Infielder Eduardo Nunez was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Red Sox due to a mid-back strain.

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Infielder Eduardo Nunez was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Red Sox due to a mid-back strain. [http://www.espn.com]

Yankees ace Luis Severino said Wednesday that he first felt the pain associated with his Grade 2 lat strain on the day he was scratched from what was to be his first spring training start -- on March 5.

Severino says lat pain began in spring training

Yankees ace Luis Severino said Wednesday that he first felt the pain associated with his Grade 2 lat strain on the day he was scratched from what was to be his first spring training start -- on March 5. [http://www.espn.com]