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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    AL Player Analysis - April 16, 2015

    Kole Calhoun (LAA) - Calhoun continued his white-hot hitting by crushing his first homerun of the season in a matchup against the Twins. Calhoun has had at least one hit in every game except one, and has multi-hit games in...

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    NL Player Analysis - April 10th, 2016

    Matt Kemp (OF -SD) - Matt Kemp tagged Jorge De La Rosa for two homeruns on Saturday in Coors, finishing the night 3-for-5 with 6 RBI. As we shouted all pre-season, Kemp looks poised for a bounceback season in 2016,...

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    Fantasy Baseball's Golden Rule: Know Your League's Settings

    Knowing your format is probably the most important item on your draft prep checklist. You can know the player pool inside and out, buy the best draft software (ours, of course) and execute your draft strategy perfectly, but without taking...

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    Preseason Prep - March 21, 2016

    Royals News: Can Moose be the best value of the year? A former first round pick, Mike Moustakas has long been mentioned as the future cornerstone of the Kansas City Royals. While he has been pretty good the last several...

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    Preseason Prep - March 14, 2016

    Chicago Cubs News: Is Kyle Schwarber Still Worth a Second-Round Pick? About three weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to travel to Arizona to scout the Cubs as they opened up camp in Mesa. The buzz surrounding the team...

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    Preseason Prep - February 15, 2016

    A Change in Approach For Kole Calhoun Going into the 2015 season, Kole Calhoun was a fantasy darling, shooting up the fantasy draft boards. While he had a fine season, we saw an interesting shift in the type of hitter...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 6-27-15 - Beware Of The Weather Today!

    Update: There are a lot of bad weather situations today. White Sox @ Detroit - This game looks extremely risky with both hitters and pitchers. It's been raining for most of the morning in Detroit and it appears to be...

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    Tuesday's FanDuel Top Plays - Analyzing Batted Ball & Pitch Type Splits

    Let's talk about splits. I'm not talking about your ordinary righty/lefty or home/away statistics. I'm talking the splits that the geeks in the back of your high school math class were looking up while everyone else was learning how to...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS 6-21-15 - Build Around Offense On Sunday

    Happy Father's Day 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...

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    MyFantasyFix DFS - 6-14-15 - Can Toronto Help E-Rod Regress?

    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 - 5-31-15 - 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...