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    NL Roundup: April 20th, 2013

    National League review for April 20, 2013. Commentary on Matt Harvey, Ike Davis, Pedro Alvarez, Roy Halladay and Wandy Rodriguez.

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    AL Daily Notes - April 20, 2013

    Elvis Andrus, SS TEX An 0-for-5 Friday dropped Andrus to .206 on the year, but he has been incredibly unlucky. Andrus grounded out five times Friday and has a 62.3 percent groundball rate, which isn't far off from his career...

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    Daily Notes from the NL

    Yovani Gallardo (SP-MIL). In his first start since his DUI arrest, Yovani Gallardo pitched 6 strong innings to pick up the win against the Giants on Thursday. He allowed 1 earned run on 5 hits and 1 walk with...

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    4/19 Fantistics Daily Fix

    Before we get into today's recommendations, it is important to remind everyone to understand your scoring format and the pricing of the individual players on the site you're playing. These vary from site to site and all daily sites...

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    NL Player Notes- April 18th, 2013

    Cody Ross- ARI- Hot- Ross went 2-for-4 to give him a .333 average in 4 games since coming off the DL. In this micro sample size he has a .444 BABIP and hasn't walked yet, so don't get all excited...

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    4/18 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Before we get into today's recommendations, it is important to remind everyone to understand your scoring format and the pricing of the individual players on the site you're playing. These vary from site to site and all daily sites...

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    AL Player Notes- April 18th, 2013

    Greg Holland (RP-KC)- Holland recorded his third save of the season on Wednesday afternoon pitching a perfect inning in which he recorded three strikeouts, as the Royals beat the Braves 1-0. The closer now has a 9.00 ERA in four...

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    AL Player Notes- April 17th, 2013

    Oswaldo Arcia- MIN- Rookie- Arcia was recalled a day after being sent down. With Darin Mastroianni on the DL Arcia could get a chance to show how close he is to being ready for a full time major league slot....

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    NL Player Notes- April 17th, 2013

    Dillion Gee (SP-NYM)- Gee struggled in yesterday's start against the Rockies after seeing his start delayed a day by snow. The right-hander allowed five runs on seven hits, one home run and two walks while striking two in 4.2 innings...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 16th, 2013

    Tom Milone - Milone picked up win number three on the young season yesterday, allowing two runs on eight hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out six. His control has been great, as usual, but with 28 runs of support...

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    NL Player Notes - April 16, 2013

    Allen Craig - Allen Craig had a double and 3 RBI on Monday versus the Pirates as he tries to break out of his early-season slump. After batting .307/.354/.522 with 22 HRs and 92 RBI in 2012, Craig is hitting...

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    4/15 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Make sure in addition to reading the Fix each day you are following me (https://twitter.com/leonem4444) and Drew (https://twitter.com/DrewDinkmeyer) on Twitter. We often provide updates and advice as it gets closer to roster lock time each day and make adjustments...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 15, 2013

    Happy Tax Day everyone. Here is a small sample of today's player notes: Kyle Blanks (OF-SD) - Blanks has been recalled from Triple-A Tucson and will take the roster spot of the suspended Carlos Quentin. Blanks was batting .296/.414/.519 for...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 14th, 2013

    Evan Gattis - You can be sure that Gattis is going to be in the lineup almost every day during this hot streak, as with Freddie Freeman on the DL for at least another week Gattis will be slotted at...

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    Daily Notes from the AL

    Mark Reynolds (1B/DH-CLE): Reynolds hit his 5th homer of the year on Saturday, going 2 for 4 with a run scored, 5 RBI, and a stolen base against the White Sox. The grand slam gives the streaky righty 13...

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    4/13 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Before we get into today's recommendations, it is important to remind everyone to understand your scoring format and the pricing of the individual players on the site you're playing. These vary from site to site and all daily sites...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 13, 2013

    Justin Masterson, RHP CLE Masterson twirled a complete game shutout Friday night against the White Sox, allowing five hits and a walk and striking out seven to become the first pitcher in the majors to reach three victories. In 2013,...

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    4/12 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    Please make sure to subscribe to our daily e-mail list via the link at the bottom of this post, and look for me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/leonem4444) as I will try to give out more daily advice closer to game...

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    AL Player Roundup: April 12, 2013

    Fantasy Strategy and Player Commentary for the American League on April 12th, 2013.

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    NL Roundup: April 13th

    National League fantasy strategy, player commentary and research for April 13th, 2013.

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    Daily Notes from the NL

    Zack Greinke (SP-LAD): Greinke broke his left collarbone during a benches clearing brawl Thursday night and is returning to LA for tests this morning. He could miss anywhere from two weeks to three months, depending on the nature and...

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    4/11 Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix

    One strategy tip I think we've all learned so far this season: take everyone Drew mentions in the Fix the day AFTER he recommends them. Last night Domonic Brown was one of many guys in the past week to...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 11, 2013

    Adrian Gonzalez, 1B LAN Gonzalez is doing exactly what he did in 2012 - drive in runs without the benefit of the longball. He had 108 RBIs with just 18 home runs last season, and recorded a 9.6 percent HR/FB,...

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    AL Player Notes- April 11th, 2013

    Robert LaFromboise- SEA- Rookie- LaFramboise came from nowhere to join the Mariners' bullpen yesterday. He isn't on anyone's top prospect list that I can find. LaFramboise did make a big jump last year in strikeout rate, fanning 87 in 79.1...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 11, 2013

    Good news! We'll be updating these sheets weekly from here until the end of the season. Here is a sampling of nearly 70 updates this week: Hitters: 1 Billy Hamilton CIN OF A Didn't get the call when Ludwick went...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 10, 2013

    Torii Hunter, OF DET There isn't a better lineup spot in all of baseball than the No. 2 spot in Detroit's order, behind Austin Jackson and in front of run producers Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Victor Martinez. Torii Hunter...

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    NL Player Notes- April 10th, 2013

    Tim Lincecum- SF- Cold- Last year Lincecum wasn't quite as bad at home (4.15 ERA as he was on the road (6.43 ERA.) However, a return to San Francisco didn't help him last night. Lincecum gave up 6 runs to...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 9th, 2013

    Michael Saunders - Another pair of singles to go along with two runs scored and his 3rd steal of the season for Michael Saunders on Monday, as he continues his excellent performance from the WBC into the beginning of the...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 9, 2013

    Just a small sampling of today's notes... David Freese (3B-STL) - Freese has been activated from the disabled list, so Matt Carpenter will man second base and push Daniel Descalso to a utility role where he belongs. Freese's playoff exploits...

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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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    NL Daily Notes - April 8, 2012

    A sampling from today's notes... Justin Maxwell (OF-HOU) - Let's face it here, despite the Opening Day win over the Rangers, the Astros are going to be awful. Jose Altuve should be owned in most leagues, but other than Bud...

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    NL Roundup: April 7th, 2013

    National League Review for April 7th. Two New York Mets pitchers, a Rockie outfielder and the young Diamondback first baseman.

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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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    AL Player Roundup: April 6th, 2013

    American League Player Updates for April 6th, 2013.

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    NL Daily Notes - April 6, 2013

    Justin Upton, OF ATL Upton has given his new home fans a show early this season by hitting three homers in four games, all of which have been at Turner Field. It's already clear that Upton's 2012 numbers were largely...

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    Daily Notes from the AL

    Jose Valverde (RP-DET): Valverde signed a minor league contract with the Tigers yesterday afternoon. The contract reportedly has no major league commitment and will have him report to extended spring training before moving to AAA Toledo. Also, if Valverde...