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    NL Daily Notes - June 3, 2015

    Yunel Escobar (2B/3B-WAS) - Once Anthony Rendon (oblique strain) is ready to return in the next week or at most, two weeks, the Nationals will have to make a decision on their infield rotation. Surely Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman will...

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    AL Player Analysis - June 2, 2015

    As I did last week with National League players, here are a few American League players that fantasy owners have to be happy with, and are well on their way to exceeded their draft day value. Chris Archer, SP, TB...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 31st, 2014

    Yordano Ventura-Royals-SP Yordano Ventura went 7 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 1 BB, and 6 K in the loss to the Cubs. Ventura was someone that fantasy owners were looking to take the next step forward...

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    NL Player Report - June 1, 2015

    Carlos Martinez (SP-STL): Martinez--pitching with a heavy heart on Oscar Taveras Day--tossed 7 scoreless innings and struck out 8 to pick up the W against the Dodgers. He has been inconsistent, but after his recent hot streak Martinez has moved...

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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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    May 31st, AL Player Analysis

    Gordon Beckham, Chicago White Sox: Fanduel Price: $2,500 Gordon Beckham has been getting the majority of the at bats at third base so $2,500 for a starter at the position isn't a bad move. He has a hit in six...

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    NL Player Report- May 31, 2015

    Nick Hundley- C- COL- Idea- Colorado will be facing Jerome Williams, who has allowed a higher SLG against RH hitters over the course of his career. This year he has had trouble against them across the board, with a slash...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 29th, 2014

    Edinson Volquez-Royals-SP Edinson Volquez went 5.2 IP and gave up 3 ER on 6 H, 1 BB, and 9 K in the win against the Cubs. Volquez is once again enjoying a fine season after re-inventing himself in Pittsburgh. The...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 29, 2015

    Jake Arrieta (ChN, SP) had a tough go of it yesterday against the Royals. Kansas City is a tough matchup, particularly during the day in Chicago when the wind is blowing 15 MPH towards the outfield. Arrieta threw 7 innings,...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 29, 2015

    We've gotten far enough into the season where owners can begin to really appreciate some of the players who have helped them so far by outferporming their preseason draft positions. Some players could just be off to hot starts, but...

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    A.L. Player Report May 29th, 2015

    DFS Picks: Nathan Karns (SP-TB) - Nathan Karns will put his skills to the test against the Orioles on Friday. This season, Karns is 3-2 with a 3.71 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP. In seven of his nine starts, Karns...

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    AL Player Report- May 28, 2015

    Chris Archer (SP-TB): The Archer was pulled after an 8-inning, 2-hit, 12-K gem off his own, but the bullpen let him down. You want to talk about a young arm elevating his game to ace status right before our eyes!...

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    NL Player Blog- May 28, 2015

    Todd Frazier- What can we say about Todd Frazier? He continues to be as elite a power hitter as we have in the game. His 14th home run of the season left the park on Wednesday, and his 45.5% Fly...

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    May 27th, AL Player Analysis

    Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox - $3,200 A powerful first baseman playing in Toronto? Yes please. Jose Abreu took Dickey deep on Tuesday and he gets to face the homerun extraordinaire Marco Estrada on Wednesday. After not homering since May...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 27, 2014

    Justin Turner (3B-LAD) - With the failed attempt deal Juan Uribe to Atlanta on Tuesday, manager Don Mattingly clarified his third base situation, saying that Turner would be the team's primary third baseman going forward and would start around five...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 25th, 2014

    Wei-Yin Chen -Orioles-SP Chen went 5 innings and gave up 3 ER on 11 H, 0 BB, and 6 K in the win against the Astros. Chen has exceeded expectations so far in 2015. He has a 3.13 ERA over...

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    NL Player Report- May 26, 2015

    Daniel Murphy- 2B- NYN- Idea- Murphy took a slash line of .283/.336/.433 against RHP. The Mets are facing Jerome Williams, who has a slash line of .307/.366/.43 against LH hitting. Murphy is a good bet to extend his 5-game hitting...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 25th, 2015

    Billy Burns - Burns had two singles, a homer, and a steal in the 7-2 victory over the A's on Sunday, and he's now hitting 309/356/395 through his first 81 ABs of the year. Burns has the LD rate to...

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    N.L. Player Report May 25th, 2015

    DFS Picks: Brandon Belt (1B-SFG) - Brandon Belt is a great candidate to hit for extra bases against Kyle Lohse on Monday night. This season, Lohse has been anything but effective at home. In 26.2 IP at Miller Park, Lohse...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 24, 2015

    Luke Gregerson Gregerson had a nice easy save on Saturday, a nice sight for his owners. Gregerson set down the Tigers in order with a pair of strikeouts to boot. Gregerson had given up multiple baserunners in each of his...

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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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    NL Player Analysis - May 22nd, 2015

    Ian Desmond-Nationals-SS Ian Desmond was 1-3 with walk and a RBI in the win against the Phillies. Desmond is slashing .246/4/13 with 1 SB. Desmond has gone 20/20 the past three seasons and is in a contract year. Desmond was...

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    AL Player Report- May 23, 2015

    Chris Young (SP-KC): The Chris Young train continued to roll on Friday night, as the lanky Royal tossed 6 scoreless innings to bring his ERA to a miniscule .78 in earning his 4th win. And with that, now is the...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 22, 2015

    Brad Ziegler Brad Ziegler notched his first save of the season on Thursday, a great sign for owners who bit the bullet once Addison Reed was moved out of the closer's role. Ziegler is still available in the vast majority...

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    AL Player Report- May 8, 201522

    Brett Gardner- OF- NYA- Idea- Gardner has had success against RH pitching this season, with a slash line of .304/.379/.424. The Yankees will be facing Colby Lewis, who has a slash line of .282/.356/.470 against LH hitters over his career....

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    AL Player Analysis - May 21, 2015

    Dallas Keuchel, SP, HOU Keuchel had another dominating performance on Wednesday, allowing just one unearned in 7 IP while recording 14 outs on the ground, to improve to 6-0 on the season. His 6.40 K/9 remains low, but that shouldn't...

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    NL Player Report- May 21, 2015

    Adam Lind- 1B- MIL- Idea- Julio Teheran has had difficulties against LH hitters this season, with a slash line of .400/.500/.646. Lind has made himself prime trade bait in Milwaukee with a revival. He is particularly tough on RHP, with...

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    May 20th AL Player Analysis

    Jose Quintana, Chicago White Sox - Since his nine run implosion on April 19th, Jose Quintana has turned in stat lines of 7.0 innings with two runs or less in four of his five starts. This includes Tuesday where he...

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    Maikel Franco (3B-PHI) - Franco is off to a nice start in what he hopes is a permanent big league promotion. He went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI in Tuesday's game and is now batting a solid...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 19, 2015

    Corey Kluber, SP, CLE In case you still weren't sure after last week's 18 strikeout performance, Kluber showed once again that he's still among the elite pitchers in baseball, striking out 12 White Sox in 9 IP, while allowing 1...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 19th, 2015

    Lucas Duda - Duda is certainly a changed hitter this year, combating the ever-present shift with a more level, spray-hitter sort of a swing than we've seen from him in the past. Unsurprisingly, due to the combination of a change...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 17th, 2015

    Noah Syndergaard-Mets-SP Noah Syndergaard pitched well in his second major league start on Sunday against the Brewers. Syndergaard showed good control and an overpowering fastball. Syndergaard struggled in 2014 at Triple-A and for that reason was not receiving as much...

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    N.L. Player Report May 16th, 2015

    DFS Picks: Nori Aoki (LF-SFG) - Nori Aoki is a pesky hitter who always seems to find himself on base. Aoki is likely to lead off on Sunday against the rookie Anthony DeSclafani. DeSclafani has pitched well this season, but...

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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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    AL Player Blog- 5/16/2015

    Eric Hosmer- Those of you who read my stuff in 2014 will remember that Eric Hosmer was one of my least favorite fantasy assets. I routinely recommended selling the Royals first baseman as his lack of power was a disturbing...

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    NL Player Analysis 5-15-2015

    Maikel Franco (3B-Phillies) The long awaited 2015 debut of power hitting Phillies 3B rookie happened today as he batted 5th in the Phillies lineup. Franco was 0-4 in today's game. He was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to become...