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    AL Daily Notes - June 4th, 2013

    Asdrubal Cabrera -- Asdrubal Cabrera, who has been experiencing issues with his right quad since the end of April, aggravated his ailment in last night's game and could now miss a chunk of time. The team will have him undergo...

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    Daily Fix 6/3/13 - Why Dayan Viciedo is ready to make you some money!

    Starting Monday the Daily Fantasy Fix will be moving to myfantasyfix.com. At our new home, we'll be offering additional content geared towards the daily fantasy industry, including more broad-based strategy articles on concepts like bankroll management, roster construction for game-type,...

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    AL Daily Notes - June 3rd, 2013

    Billy Butler (DH - KC): Butler is mired in a pretty frustrating 6-35 slump that includes just 1 XBH. On the season Butler is posting some of the best chase rates (24.8%) and contact rates (83.3%) of his career, but...

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    NL Daily Notes - June 3, 2013

    A small sampling of today's notes... Chad Gaudin (SP-SF) - Gaudin was next up Sunday in the Giants' search for a Ryan Vogelsong replacement. Mike Kickham allowed four runs in 2.1 innings in his shot, and Gaudin surrendered just two...

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    NL Daily Notes - June 2nd, 2013

    Jacob Turner - Turner pitched great in his 2013 debut against the Mets Friday night, shutting them out for seven innings on five hits and a walk, striking out three. Turner has been much more of a "scouts guy" than...

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    Daily Fix 6/2/13 - Why Prince Fielder and Mat Latos are top plays today!

    Starting Monday the Daily Fantasy Fix will be moving to myfantasyfix.com. At our new home, we'll be offering additional content geared towards the daily fantasy industry, including more broad-based strategy articles on concepts like bankroll management, roster construction for game-type,...

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    AL Daily Notes - June 2, 2013

    Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP CLE Jimenez was bombed for seven hits and six runs in four innings on May 22 against the Detroit Tigers, but even including that start he is 4-1 with a 2.74 ERA and a 3.37 BB/9 over...

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    Daily Fix 6/1/13 - Why Napoli and Wainwright are must starts today!

    Today's featured DFS site is FantasyFeud. Click HERE and use deposit code "fantistics" for a first time deposit bonus! Before we get into today's recommendations, it is important to remind everyone to understand your scoring format and the pricing of...

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    NL Roundup: June 1st, 2013

    Wade Miley, SP, Arizona Diamondbacks: Drop Player Miley lost his fourth straight start yesterday at Wrigley Field, giving up a home run to Alfonso Soriano in the first inning and then serving up two in the third to Scott Hairston...

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    AL Player Roundup: May 28th, 2013

    Mitch Moreland, 1B, Texas Rangers: Back on Track After 10 games without one, Mitch Moreland finally broke the dry spell and went yard off of Brandon McCarthy in the 3rd inning of yesterday's game, chasing McCarthy from the game. The...

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    NL Player Roundup: May 31st, 2013

    Matt Kemp - The Dodgers placed Matt Kemp on the DL yesterday with a mild right hamstring strain. Still, he could wind up missing more than the minimum amount of time. He figures to be replaced by Skip Schumaker or...

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    5/30 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

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    NL Player Notes- May 30th, 2013

    Jonathan Papelbon- PHI- Stats- Papelbon picked up his 11th save of the season and second against his old team, Boston, in as many days yesterday. He has yet to blow a save this year. Although the run Papelbon gave up...

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    AL Player Roundup: May 30th, 2013

    Jose Veras - Veras gave up one run in a non-save situation last night, but the bigger news came earlier in the day when Houston manager Bo Porter supported Veras as his closer despite allowing four runs and taking two...

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    AL Player Notes- May 29th, 2013

    Alejandro De Aza- CHA- Cold- De Aza has gone back to his whiffing ways, striking out 6 times in 15 ABs in his last five games. He had seemed to be making progress, only striking out 3 times in 22...

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    NL Player Roundup: May 29th, 2013

    Hyun-Jin Ryu - Ryu continues to defy expectations, throwing a complete game, two-hit shutout last night, striking out seven while walking zero. His 8.6 K/9 (and of course the 2.89 ERA) is the thing that really sticks out considering the...

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    AL Player Roundup: May 28th, 2013

    Albert Pujols, 1B, Los Angeles Angels: Proceed with Caution Pujols finished 3-for-4 yesterday in a losing effort versus the in-state rival Dodgers. He, along with teammate Josh Hamilton, struggled a bit in the early going, but steadily, the perennial All-Star...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 28th, 2013

    Shaun Marcum - Marcum was brilliant this weekend against the Braves, fanning 12 in 7 innings of work but still failing to pick up his first win of the season. You can tell Marcum isn't right when he's issuing walks...

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    5/27 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

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    AL Player Notes- May 27th, 2013

    JP Arencibia (C-TOR)- Arencibia went 3-for-4 with a walk, a double, a RBI and three runs scored in the Blue Jays victory over the Orioles. He is now hitting .236/.253/.477 to go along with his eleven home runs in 178...

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    AL Player Roundup: May 26th, 2013

    1. R.A. Dickey, SP, Toronto Blue Jays: Struggles Continue Dickey's woes carried on in his start against Baltimore, giving up six earned on nine hits, walking three and fanning just four in the process. He had won his previous two...

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    NL Player Notes- May 26th, 2013

    Craig Kimbrel (RP-ATL)- Kimbrel threw a shutout inning in yesterday's suspended game to record his fifteenth save of the season. He allowed one hit while not allowing a walk or striking out hitter, and his ERA dropped to 2.33 in...

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    5/25 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Before we get into today's Fantasy Fix, I have to give a HUGE shout out to fellow FIX co-author Drew Dinkmeyer who won last night's StarStreet PFBC Qualifier. With it he wins a free trip to the Playboy Mansion and...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 25, 2013

    Matt Moore, LHP TB Moore is still cruising along with a 2.29 ERA and an 8-0 record, but he's due for a regression. The left-hander has a .197 BABIP overall, a .161 BABIP with men on base and a .035...

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    5/24 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

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    NL Daily Notes - May 24th, 2013

    Jason Kubel (OF - ARZ): Kubel's been a frustrating fantasy player to own this season as his playing time has been inconsistent due to some nagging injuries and when he's been in the lineup his performance hasn't lived up to...

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    5/23 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

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    NL Daily Notes - May 23, 2013

    Madison Bumgarner, LHP SF Bumgarner matched Gio Gonzalez by going seven innings and allowing one run on four hits in a no decision Wednesday to bounce back from his worst start of the season. The left-hander is 4-2 with a...

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    AL Player Notes- May 23rd, 2013

    Vance Worley- MIN- Drop Value- Worley was sent to AAA right after getting pounded for 8 runs in 3.2 IP yesterday. That increased his ERA to 7.21. He has had some bad luck as he has an FIP of 5.52....

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    AL Player Notes- May 22nd, 2013

    Kelly Johnson (2B/LF-TB)- Johnson went 1-for-3 with a home runs and a strikeout to help lead the Rays to a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The home run was his eighth of the year to go...

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    NL Player Notes- May 22nd, 2013

    Zack Greinke- LAN- Cold- Greinke's control was suspect from the start last night. I went to the game, figuring I would write about him today. I made a note on my phone after 24 pitches that half of them were...

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    AL Daily Notes - May 21st, 2013

    Jurickson Profar - Profar was 0-2 while knocking in the only two Ranger runs yesterday in his first big league game of the year, but more disturbing was the news that Ron Washington wants to split time (in his mind,...

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    NL Player Notes - May 21, 2013

    Cole Hamels - For struggling pitchers, facing the Marlins is a pretty significant litmus test this season: if you can't shut down that lineup, what lineup can you shut down? On Monday, Cole Hamels entered his start against Miami with...

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    5/20 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

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    AL Daily Notes - May 20th, 2013

    Jurickson Profar (2B - TEX): With the Rangers placing Ian Kinsler on the DL they've promoted top prospect Jurickson Profar to hopefully take his place in the lineup. I say hopefully because Profar didn't draw the start on Sunday...