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    NL Player Report- May 15, 2015

    Tim Lincecum- P- SF- Cold- Lincecum exhibited wildness yesterday, walking 5 in 4.2 IP. Only 53 of his 99 pitches were strikes. Lincecum allowed 3 runs on 5 hits while striking out 4. He looked more like the pitcher he...

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    AL Player Report- May 14, 2015

    Cody Allen (RP-CLE): Allen saved his 5th game of the season by tossing a scoreless 9th, securing the win for Kluber as the beleaguered closer continues to search for his 2014 form. While he has been unfortunate with a 8.25...

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    NL Player Blog- May 14, 2015

    Michael Taylor- Michael Taylor hit a game winning grand slam on Wednesday. Taylor was an interesting name towards the beginning of the season, but the luster has come off Taylor despite his most recent success. His higher than normal K...

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    NL Player Report- May 13, 2015

    Chris Heston- P- SF- FYI- Coming from a team that rode Tim Lincecum's arm very hard for too long, seeing Chris Heston toss a complete game made me take a look at his pitch count. Heston did throw 111 pitches...

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    Alex Rodriguez (DH-NYY) $3300 Alex Rodriguez has been a very pleasant surprise for Fantasy owners this season batting .243 with 8 HR's and 20 RBI's. He is experiencing some hamstring soreness so we will have to watch his performance as...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 11th, 2014

    Jeff Samardzija-White Sox-SP Jeff Samardzija went 6 IP and gave up 5 ER on 8 H, 1 BB, and 6 K in the loss against the Brewers. Samardzija was drafted as a fantasy ace coming into 2015. Samardzija has some...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 12, 2015

    Obudel Herrera, SS, OF, PHI Herrera hit his first career homerun on Monday, finishing 1-4 in the game with 3 strikeouts. Homeruns will likely be a rarity for Herrera, as he only hit 13 throughout 5 seasons in the minors....

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    AL Daily Notes - May 11th, 2015

    Melky Cabrera - Another 0-5 on Sunday dropped Cabrera to 8-34 with 1 HR for the month of May, dragging his season line down to 264/314/309. That's a putrid performance from a LF, particularly from one that is a notorious...

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    N.L. Player Report May 10th, 2015

    DFS Picks Best Pick: Gerrit Cole (SP-PIT) - Gerrit Cole should have a big day against the anemic Phillies offense on Monday night. So far this season, Cole is 4-1 with a 2.27 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 9.84 K/9, and 3.73...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 9, 2015

    Alexei Ramirez The White Sox had a double-header, and Ramirez made the most of it, going 5-for-8 with a pair of home runs, four RBI, and three runs. The Cuban Missile has had a slow start to the 2015 campaign,...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 9, 2015

    Alexei Ramirez The White Sox had a double-header, and Ramirez made the most of it, going 5-for-8 with a pair of home runs, four RBI, and three runs. The Cuban Missile has had a slow start to the 2015 campaign,...

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    May 10th NL Player Analysis

    Bartolo Colon, New York Mets - Draft Kings Value - $7,300: Bartolo Colon against the Phillies almost sounds like a no-brainer Sunday with how well Colon has pitched this year and with how bad the Phillies are. Granted, we all...

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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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    NL Player Report - May 9, 2015

    Jayson Werth (OF-WAS): Werth (shoulder) returned to the lineup with a bang, as the ailing veteran went 2 for 4 and hit his 1st homer of the season. Before the game, Werth told reporters from the Washington Post that the...

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    Alex Colome (SP-TB) Alex Colome has gotten off to a good start after joining the Rays rotation in late April. He is 2-0 with a 26.3% K Rate and a .184 ERA. Small sample size to be sure but there...

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    AL Player Report- May 8, 2015

    Jimmy Paredes- OF- BAL- Idea- Paredes carried a slash line .327/.339/.600 against righthanded pitching into last night's game. In 3 PAs against righthanders he hit a homer and walked twice. Today the Yankees will send Adam Warren and his slash...

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    NL Player Blog- May 8, 2015

    Yasmani Grandal- Yasmani Grandal went deep twice on Thursday to double his season long output. Grandal as managed to drive in 8 runs on Thursday, which made his season long numbers seem a lot more palatable than they did on...

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    AL Player Report- May 7, 2015

    Adrian Beltre (3B-TEX): The Rangers erupted for 11 runs against the Astros, and Adrian Beltre played a pivotal part in the process, going 3 for 5 with 2 runs. While the surface numbers aren't pretty--.236/.282/.382--and have many screaming age decline,...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 6, 2015

    Starling Marte (OF-PIT) - I always saw Marte as the guy who would settle in as the #2 hitter between Polanco and McCutchen, but he's looking like more of a middle of the order type these days. Tuesday, Marte...

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    AL Player Analysis- 5-5-15

    Adam Eaton (OF-CWS) There was a lot of excitement in Chicago when Eaton was signed in 2014. He is a plus defender and seemed to be that stabilizing force atop the line-up that was needed. Last season he batted .300,...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 5, 2015

    Phil Hughes, SP, MIN Hughes allowed another 2 homeruns in his start against the A's on Monday, ultimately allowing 5 ER in 6 IP. He has now allowed 8 homeruns on the season, which has been the primary culprit behind...

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    AL Player Analysis-May 3rd, 2014

    Brandon Moss-Indians-OF Brandon Moss was 0-3 with 2 RBI in the win over the Blue Jays. Moss is slashing .230/4/18 over his first 22 games. Moss is not going to hit for a high average, but should return to being...

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    NL Player Report - May 4, 2015

    Austin Hedges (C-SD): Reports out of San Diego project that the Padres will call up Austin Hedges on Monday for part time duties to occasionally spell Derek Norris. While his bat has always lagged behind his prowess behind the...

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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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    N.L. Player Report May 3rd, 2015

    DFS Picks: Jarred Cosart (SP-MIA) - Jarred Cosart's matchup against the Phillies on Sunday should be a piece of cake. Cosart has the opportunity to pitch at home, where his ERA and WHIP are 0.64 and 0.79 respectively. In general,...

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    May 3rd AL Player Report

    Nelson Cruz, Seattle Mariners - Let's start this one off with the fact that Nelson Cruz's ISO is the 58th best slugging percentage in baseball at .463. He belted another two homers Saturday before being lifted for a pinch runner...

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    AL Player Blog- 5/2/2015

    Jose Abreu- Jose Abreu is a very strong daily fantasy play on Saturday. His splits have been exaggerated to start the season as he has primarily been productive against right handed pitching. He is hitting .327 with 4 of his...

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    NL Player Analysis 5-1-2015

    Jon Lester (SP-Cubs) Jon Lester has pitched much better than his 1-2 record indicates and today he showed why. He pitched 7 innings of shutout ball giving up only three hits and striking out 4. Lester has been averaging just...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 1, 2015

    Brian Dozier, 2B, MIN Dozier went 2-5 with his 2nd homerun of the season and collected 4 RBI on Thursday. He had gotten off to a bit of a slow start with only 1 HR and 1 SB coming into...

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    NL Player Report- May 1, 2015

    Joc Pederson- OF- LAN- Idea- Pederson's rookie season has started off with a bang. At home against right-handers he has hit (in an admittedly small sample size) .300 with 3 homers and 10 walks in 40 PAs. At a price...

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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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    NL Player Blog- April 30, 2015

    Ryan Braun- This week has been a huge step towards Ryan Braun regressing towards a more favorable mean for his owners. Braun had been absent during the first three weeks of the season, but he finally seems to be coming...

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    AL Player Analysis - April 29, 2015

    Victor Martinez, 1B, DET Martinez went 0-4 on Tuesday and is 4-27 over his last 8 games, leaving him with a .232 BA for the season. His strikeout rate and line drive rate are right around his career norms, so...

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    Dexter Fowler (OF-CHC) - Fowler has been a spectacular addition for the Cubs this year, filling a need bot in center field and at the top of the lineup. Fowler went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and his sixth...

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    Dexter Fowler (OF-CHC) - Fowler has been a spectacular addition for the Cubs this year, filling a need bot in center field and at the top of the lineup. Fowler went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and his sixth...

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    AL Player Analysis-April 27th, 2014

    Mike Moustakas-Royals-3B Mike Moustakas was 4-5 with 2 R and 1 RBI in the win against the Indians. Moustakas is hitting .342 with 3 HR and 7 RBI. Moustakas has showed an increased contact rate (88%) and decreased strikeout rate...