Michael Waldo - Page 7

Co-Host on Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio. I play with numbers for a living and @Fantistics. Firm believer that the harder you work, the luckier you get.

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 5-31-15 - Gattis, Pederson, & Pedroia Are Top Values

    Good morning everyone! Each weekend, we publish our free analysis of the daily plays position-by-position. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of Daily...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 5-24-15 - Start With Kris Bryant

    Good morning everyone! Each weekend, we publish our free analysis of the daily plays position-by-position. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of Daily...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 5-16-15 - Pay Up For Starting Pitching Today

    Another big day in Daily Fantasy awaits us today! As usual, it's a Saturday split slate with 4 games in the afternoon and another 11 games in the evening. Each weekend, we publish our free analysis of the daily plays...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 5-9-15 - Bumgarner All The Way Today

    Welcome to MyFantasyFix's MLB DFS analysis. We'll provide the top plays and value plays at each position and offer some strategy along the way. When deciding who to play in a typical salary-cap daily fantasy game, there are a lot...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 5-3-15 - Build Around Red Sox & Tigers On Sunday

    Happy Sunday to everyone! It looks like another big day in daily fantasy today. Before we get into the picks by position, I'd like to talk general strategy for the day's action. When deciding who to play in a typical...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 30, 2015

    Nelson Cruz (SEA) - Nelson Cruz stayed hot on Wednesday - scorching hot. The Mariners' big off-season signing has paid off in a big way through the first month with Cruz bashing his 10th home run on Wednesday night. Does...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 4-26-15 - Jose Abreu & Hanley Ramirez Are Core Plays on Sunday

    Each Sunday we publish our free analysis of the daily plays position-by-position. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of Daily Fantasy is the...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 4-19-15 - Find Value With Richards, Greene & Duda

    It's the 3rd week of the Fantasy Baseball season and DFS is in full swing. If you haven't already tried out Daily Fantasy Baseball, now is the perfect time to take it for a test spin. The beauty of Daily...

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    DFS - April 6, 2015 - Kluber Your Competition

    Catcher - Featured site is DraftKings Top Play: Buster Posey (SF) - No surprise here, Buster Posey is our top catcher of the day on Monday. The Diamondbacks are starting light-throwing Josh Collmenter on Opening Day and while Posey is...

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    Preseason Prep - March 29th

    Chicago Cubs Jorge Soler - Lets talk about Soler power. No, not solar power, but (Jorge) Soler's power. Overshadowed by teammate and mega prospect, Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler has quietly put together an impressive Spring Training. Through 15 games, the...

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    Preseason Prep - March 18th

    San Diego Padres: Kevin Quackenbush (RP - SD) - Going into the 2014 season as a relatively unknown commodity, Kevin Quackenbush proved his worth down the stretch and is now in the conversation to be the primary set-up man for...

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    Evaluating the Sabermetrics Behind Relievers

    During the year, I write "A Closer Look" for our in-season analysis subscribers. It's a weekly column that takes Fantistics' advanced statistical perspective and applies it specifically to the closing position. I'm a firm believer that relievers can be an...

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    Preseason Prep - February 21, 2015

    Did Back to the Future actually Predict the Future? Part II of the classic movie franchise predicted that the Chicago Cubs would defeat Miami in the 2015 World Series. In 1989, the year the movie was released, neither Miami nor...

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    Drafting The Trends: Pre-Season Ranking Variance

    As many of you know, Fantistics has a show on SirusXM Fantasy Sports Radio every weekend morning from 10AM-1PM. I'm lucky enough to be able to join our hosts Lou Blasi, Walter Kuberski and Sky Dombroske for a segment on...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 15, 2014

    Dee Gordon (SS - LAD) - Dee Gordon stole his 61st base of the season on Sunday, 6 more than fellow NL speedster Billy Hamilton. Gordon has returned phenomenal value for owners who gambled on him over Alex Guerrero this...

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    NL Player Analysis - September 8, 2014

    Drew Storen (RP - WAS) - Drew Storen received the call in the 9th inning to close out the game for the Nationals. It was the first save opportunity that the team has seen since removing Rafael Soriano from the...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 25th, 2014

    Bryce Harper (OF - WAS) - Bryce Harper continued his hot August by going 2-for-5 with a homerun and a double to knock in 2 RBI. His ISO on the season now sits at a meager .133 and his 77/29...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 21th 2014

    Garrett Richards (LAA) - Garrett Richards took on the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night but left the game in the second inning on a stretcher. He was covering first base when his left knee gave out and was unable...

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    AL Player Analysis - August 17th 2014

    Drew Smyly (SP - TB) - Making his 3rd start for the Tampa Bay Rays, Smyly took on Shane Greene and the New York Yankees at home in the Trop. He tossed his second straight quality start by going 7...

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    NL Player Analysis - August 13th, 2014

    Devin Mesoraco (CIN) - Devin Mesoraco had another big night at the plate going 3-for-4 with his 20th double and 62nd RBI. A case could be made for drafting Devin Mesoraco as the first catcher off the board next season....

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    AL Player Analysis - August 6th 2014

    Chris Sale (CWS - SP) - Chris Sale took the loss on Wednesday but the lanky lefty is in the midst of his best season as a big leaguer and is currently on pace for career highs in strikeout rate,...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 28, 2014

    Matt Kemp (OF - BOS) - Gordon Estes of ESPN Boston reported that the Red Sox have interest in acquiring Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Estes went on to speculate that Jon Lester, a free agent at the...

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    AL Player Analysis - July 20, 2014

    Chris Dickerson (OF-CLE) - Since being acquired and subsequently called up by the Indians earlier this month, Chris Dickerson has been on a tear. The 32-year old outfielder is now with his 5th team in 9 years and has filled...

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    NL Player Analysis - July 14th, 2014

    Johnny Cueto (SP - CIN) - Johnny Cueto finished off the best half-season on his career on Sunday at home against the Pirates. Unfortunately, he lasted just 6 innings and yielded 3 runs on 5 hits while tallying 7 strikeouts....

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    AL Player Analysis - July 6, 2014

    Carlos Santana (CLE -3B) - Carlos Santana went 2-for-5 and raised his season batting average to .208. He started off the season in ugly fashion by posting a slash line of .159/.159/.261 through the season's first two months. He hit...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 30th, 2014

    Clayton Kershaw (SP - LAD) - Clayton Kershaw threw a gem against the Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, going 7 scoreless innings while yielding just 5 hits,2 walks and striking out 13. He has now gone 28 scoreless innings and has...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 29, 2014

    David Wright (3B - NYM) - David Wright left the team and returned to New York for an MRI on Saturday. The test revealed a bruised rotator cuff which should sideline him for a few days but isn't serious enough...

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    NL Player Analysis - June 16, 2014

    Billy Hamilton (OF-CIN) - Billy Hamilton hit his 3rd homerun in the last 7 days and now has 4 roundtrippers on the season. After a slow start, the Reds' speedster has stolen 14 bases and hit a respectable .267/.308/.392 since...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 8th, 2014

    Eric Hosmer (1B-KC) - Eric Hosmer hit his 1st homerun in over a month on Saturday against the Yankees. On the season, the Royal's first baseman has put up a disappointing .259/.298/.361 slash line with 2 HR and 28 RBI....

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    NL Player Analysis - June 3, 2014

    David Wright (3B-NYM) - David Wright added to his NL-leading hit total by adding 2 more on Monday, giving him 72 on the season. Unfortunately, his ISO is sitting at a weak .107 and he's currently on pace for his...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 31, 2014

    Nelson Cruz (OF-BAL) - Nelson Cruz hit his major league leading 20th homerun and 53rd RBI in today's game in Houston. Cruz is now on pace for a career year and has quieted the critics who believed his power was...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 19, 2014

    Troy Tulowitzki (COL - SS) - The Rockies shortstop launched his NL-leading 13th homerun on Sunday, but finished the game just 1-for-5. On the year, Tulowitzki has had at least one hit in each of Colorado's home games except for...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 11, 2014

    John Axford / Cody Allen (RP - CLE) - Terry Francona indicated on Saturday that John Axford has been removed from the closer role. The Indians will supposedly go with a committee in the ninth but Cody Allen is only...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 6, 2014

    Nolan Arenado (COL-3B) - Nolan Arenado extended his hit streak to 25 games on Monday night by smashing a 2-run homerun in the second inning. Despite a brutal 0.19 batting EYE, Arenado's contact rate is actually above average at 83%....

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    NL Player Analysis - April 21, 2014

    Troy Tulowitzki (SS-COL) - The Colorado shortstop had a great day at the plate on Sunday, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, and two runs scored. Through 18 games, he's now hitting an incredible .393/.493/.661 and despite a high...