All posts under "Fantasy Strategy" - Page 7

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    4/8 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Well, yesterday was our first real rough day of the season as things just did not go as predicted. It was an unfortunate end to a strong opening week. Now, let's put it in the rear view mirror and...

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    4/7 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    I hope this first full week of the Fantistics' Daily Fantasy Fix has helped you win on your respective daily fantasy websites. I think there were more hits than misses and hopefully that translated into more wins than losses...

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    4/4 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    I had an interesting day in the daily fantasy world yesterday, getting absolutely crushed on a couple of sites - that's what I get for not taking Drew Dinkmeyer's play of the day, Freddie Freeman - but redeeming myself...

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    Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix - April 2nd, 2013

    After Mike Leone got us off to a strong start on Opening Day, the pressure sure is on me to keep the chains moving! For those who don't know Mike was the winner of Draftstreet's Fantasy Baseball Championship last...

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    Opening Day Daily Fantasy Fix

    Welcome to the debut installment of the Fantistics' Daily Fantasy Fix! In this spot each day myself, Michael Leone, and fellow Fantistics' writer Drew Dinkmeyer will bring you advice as how to approach the day's daily fantasy games. Before...

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    Preseason Prep: March 22nd, 2013

    Preseason Fantasy Baseball Prep for March 22nd, 2013. Coverage on the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins

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    AL Player Notes- September 30th, 2012

    Andy Pettitte (SP-NYY)- Pettitte was charged with his fourth loss of the season after allowing three runs on five hits (one home run) and three walks while striking out four in five innings of work. His record fell to...

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    AL Player Notes- September 28th, 2012

    Doug Fister (SP-DET)- Fister had some outing against the Royals yesterday allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits while striking out ten over 7.2 innings of work. He struck out an American League record nine batters during the outing,...

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    AL Player Notes- September 8th, 2012

    Russell Martin (C-NYY)- Martin went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI to help the Yankees take an 8-5 win over the Orioles on Friday night. The home run was his 16th of the season, and he improved...

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    AL Player Notes- July 20th, 2012

    David Price (SP-TB)- Price delivered a strong performance on Thursday against the Indians throwing seven shutout innings. He allowed just two hits with three walks and struck out seven to earn his thirteenth win of the season (tied for...

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    TFC Relief Pitcher Preview

    Thoughts on carrying a 5th RP With the taxi squad being set at 14 players, there has been some talk on the discussion board on whether or not carrying a 5th RP is a good idea. I don’t believe it...

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    TFC Outfield Preview

    Figuring out the Outfield Outfield is always one of the toughest positions to preview. There are just so many potential plays here that it is tough to cover even a good chunk of them. So, I’ll tell you how I...

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    TFC Catcher Preview

    Behind the plate Generally, I like to go cheap at catcher as I’d rather spend my money on a safer, more predictable position that offers more upside. Well, we are in what some consider to be a golden age of...

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    The Fantasy Challenge Preview - Up the Middle

    This is part 2 of the TFC preseason preview. In part 1, I laid out my initial TFC team along with a preview of the corner infielders. Now, it's time for... Up the middle Second Base One of the nice...

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    The Fantasy Challenge Preview - Cornering the Competition

    TFC Preview Last season I posted my roster prior to doing my position by position preview, and I’ll do the same this year. Seeing the whole roster first makes viewing the position by position analysis more meaningful. So, without further...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 10, 2009

    Khalil Greene (SS – Cardinals) Khalil Greene made his first rehab start on Tuesday, which leads me to believe that he’ll get the call back up to the majors in about a week. He was a popular sleeper candidate heading...

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    Early Season Under/Over Performers

    The first 4 weeks of the 2009 Baseball Season are history and as typical there are quite a few players who are struggling and a quite a few who are posting MVP type numbers...but who deserves to be where?  Welcome...

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    The UMA draft strategy - Unappreciated Mound Aces

    Recently I had a discussion with an industry colleague on the trend and effectiveness of passing on the top pitchers in this years draft, despite their discounted prices. I feel that this is a trend that needs to be...

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    AMERICAN LEAGUE SB PROSPECTS FOR 2009

    AMERICAN LEAGUE SB PROSPECTS FOR 2009 Adam Jones: If not for a mid-season injury, Jones may already have been established as a major speed threat. He hit 7 triples in 128 games, which is evidence of amazing foot speed, and...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of September 22nd to September 28th

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Dioner Navarro, Tampa Bay (25 for 67 .373 CS%): 4 against Baltimore (Brian Roberts, Nick Markakis, Adam Jones, Jay Payton), 4 against Detroit (Carlos Guillen, Curtis Granderson, Placido Polanco, Gary Sheffield) Joe Mauer, Minnesota (27 for...

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    First Pitch - September 17th, 2009 - NL Keeper Hitters for 2009

    First Pitch – September 17th, 2008 – NL Keepers for 2009: As Joe mentioned yesterday, the First Pitch editions these next two weeks will focus on potential keeper options heading into 2009. I will cover the NL Hitters this morning,...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of September 15th to September 21st

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Dioner Navarro, Tampa Bay (23 for 63 .365 CS%): 3 against Boston (Jacoby Ellsbury, Coco Crisp, Dustin Pedroia, Jason Bay), 3 against Minnesota (Carlos Gomez, Denard Span, Delmon Young, Nick Punto, Alexi Casilla) Joe Mauer, Minnesota...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of September 1st to September 7th

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Dioner Navarro, Tampa Bay (20 for 54 .370 CS%): 3 against NYY (Johnny Damon, Alex Rodriguez, Bobby Abreu, Derek Jeter), 3 against Toronto (Alex Rios, Marco Scuturo, Joe Inglett) Kurt Suzuki, Oakland (27 for 75, .360...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of August 18th to August 24th

    Stolen Base Report for the week of August 18th to August 24th Unfavorable Matchups, American League Kurt Suzuki, Oakland (24 for 69, .348 CS%): 3 against Minnesota (Carlos Gomez, Delmon Young, Nick Punto, Denard Span), 4 against Seattle (Ichiro Suzuki,...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of August 4th to August 10th

    Stolen Base Report for the week of August 4th to August 10th Unfavorable Matchups, American League Dioner Navarro Tampa (17 for 45 .378 CS%): 3 against Cleveland (Grady Sizemore, Jamey Carroll, Franklin Gutierrez), 4 against Seattle (Ichiro Suzuki, Adrian Beltre,...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of July 7th to July 13th

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Dioner Navarro Tampa (15 for 40 .385 CS%): 1 against Kansas City (Joey Gathright), 2 against NYY (Johnny Damon, Alex Rodriguez, Bobby Abreu, Melky Cabrera, Derek Jeter), 4 against Cleveland (Grady Sizemore, Jamey Carroll, Franklin Gutierrez)...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of June 23rd to June 29th

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Kurt Suzuki Oakland (19 for 47, .404 CS%): 3 against Philadelphia (Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins, Jayson Werth, Chase Utley, Eric Bruntlett), 3 against San Francisco (Fred Lewis, Randy Winn, Ray Durham, Emmanuel Burriss) Ivan Rodriguez Detroit...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of June 9th to June 15th

    Stolen Base Report for the week of June 9th to June 15th Unfavorable Matchups, American League Kurt Suzuki Oakland (16 for 36, .444 CS%): 3 against NYY (Johnny Damon, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter), 3 against San Francisco (Fred Lewis, Randy...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of May 26th to June 2nd

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Ivan Rodriguez Detroit (11 for 27, .407 CS%): 3 against LAA (Chone Figgins, Macier Izturis), 3 against Seattle (Ichiro Suzuki, Willie Bloomquist) Kurt Suzuki Oakland (12 for 32, .375 CS%): 3 against Toronto (Alex Rios), 3...

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    Stolen Base Report for the week of May 12th to 18th

    Unfavorable Matchups, American League Joe Mauer Minnesota (6 for 15, .400 CS%): 4 against Texas (Ian Kinsler, David Murphy), 3 against Detroit (Carlos Guillen, Curtis Granderson) Kurt Suzuki Oakland (7 for 20, .350 CS%): 3 against Tampa (Carl Crawford, BJ...

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    Opening your Ears can help guide your Eyes

    “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it!” How many of you in the crowd have heard this one before? I know, we all have and most of the time it’s said in a loud angry tone with...

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    Under/Over Performing Batters

    Under/Over Performing Batters Another April is in the books and as typical there are quite a few players who are in our doghouse and a quite a few players who have the keys to the penthouse...but who deserves to be...

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    SB Report for week of 4/28 to 5/4

    AL Favorable Matchups: John Buck KC (.111 CS%, 1/9): 3 games against Texas (Ian Kinsler, David Murphy), 3 games against Cleveland (Grady Sizemore) AJ Pierzynski CHW (.222 CS%, 2/9): 1 game against Baltimore (Brian Roberts, Nick Markakis), 2 games against...

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    SB Report - April 17, 2008

    Favorable matchups for the week of 4/21 to 4/27: John Buck KC (.143 CS%, 1/7): 3 games against Cleveland (Grady Sizemore), 3 games against Toronto (Alex Rios, Marco Scuturo) AJ Pierzynski CHW (.167 CS%, 1/6): 3 games against NYY (Johnny...

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    SB Report - April 10, 2008

    Week of 4/14 to 4/20 Favorable Matchups, teams facing: Josh Bard San Diego (7% Caught Stealing in 2006): 3 games against Colorado (Willy Taveras, Scott Podsednik, Jayson Nix), 3 games against Arizona (Chris Burke, Eric Byrnes, Chris Young) Greg Zaun...

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    Stolen Base Report - April 3, 2008

    Favorable matchups for the week of April 7th to April 13th: San Diego: Josh Bard and Michael Barrett were ranked 33rd and 29th in catching runners, so anyone playing San Diego should have a field day. This is great news...