Apr 25

What to make of Josh Hamilton’s pending return to Texas

Josh Hamilton appears likely to be back in a Rangers uniform. How will he fare? (Photo: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images).

With reports that the Angels and Rangers are closing in on a deal to send beleagured slugger Josh Hamilton back to his old stomping grounds in Anaheim, the 26% owned slugger suddenly finds himself back in our collective consciousness. How will he fare?

Apr 22

Make yourself comfy Addison Russell

  In the span of hours Monday night, Chris Meaney and I nabbed Addison Russell in two of our competitive leagues. Meaney locked him down in our FSLR Analysts’ League, and I added him in a keeper we’re both in. To secure him in the keeper league, I took a speculative leap of faith when …

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Apr 20

33% owned Anthony DeSclafani unbeaten through three starts

Anthony DeSclafani pitched a solid eight innings and is hot through three starts (Photo: David Banks/Getty Images North America).

On the strength of an eight inning, two hit, five strikeout performance against Milwaukee Cincinnati’s 4th starter moved to 2-0 and has reduced his already crisp ERA to a sterling 0.86. He’s struck out 16 in 21 innings to date and has walked just four batters, while allowing just nine hits. That’s the good news …

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Apr 10

Friday Daily MLB Lineup Discussion – Fanduel/FantasyPros Grand Slam

My first daily baseball lineup... not a ton of science at this stage, to be honest... but good logic.

I’ll be participating in Friday’s $250K Friday MLB Grand Slam as hosted by FanDuel, a part of the FantasyPros MLB DFAC (daily fantasy accuracy) contest – a bunch of their ‘experts’ competing against one another in a daily game competition until the All Star Break. I write this post for two reasons: one, as a …

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Apr 05

Rapid React: Craig Kimbrel Traded to the San Diego Padres

Craig Kimbrel was traded to San Diego in a surprise move, but his fantasy value remains intact (Photo: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images North America).

The reaction is indeed rapid, and the discussion shall be fairly brief. For those who drafted Craig Kimbrel in the days preceding Sunday’s surprising deal, the move is good news. Kimbrel remains the same high velocity, solid closer he was in Atlanta but has immediately improved his team context. His K/9 numbers have been obnoxious …

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Apr 05

Your NHL Playoff Daily Games Guide is Here

Our friends at The Fake Hockey have launched an awesome new tool to help you prepare for your fantasy hockey playoffs. Click here to view the Fantasy Hockey Playoff Guide From TFH: The Fake Hockey team is pleased to bring your our 2015 Fantasy Hockey Playoff Guide with all the tools and information to aid in …

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Apr 04

Fantasy Baseball Middle Round Reaches

  Fantasy Baseball Middle Round Reaches At this point in the fantasy baseball season, our drafts are essentially over. You may have one left this weekend, and some folks prefer to allow rosters to settle and draft a few games into the season. Regardless, here is a look at a few bats and arms worth …

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Apr 03

Mark Trumbo set to provide value as the season approaches

Mark Trumbo is a good bet to crack his share of home runs if healthy (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America).

I was asked to pen a bold predictions paragraph for the folks at FantasyPros as the season approaches, and it took me a while to develop my logic… but then, something both plausible and highly intriguing hit me as if it were delivered by the force of a 6’4″, 235 pound monster. Mark Trumbo is …

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