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Daily Archives: May 16, 2016

Who Owned Baseball May 16, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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J.D. Martinez reached base 4 times with a homer and a double, driving in a pair in the Tigers wild 10-8 slugfest victory over Minnesota.

Sean Manaea pitched into the 7th, finishing with 6 2/3 innings, 4 hits, 1 walk and 1 run to earned the A’s 3-1 division over Texas.

Matt Joyce collected three hits, including a homer, driving in 3 to lead Pittsburgh past Atlanta, 8-5.

Robbie Ray pitched 7 innings allowing only 2 runs and drove in a run himself with an RBI hit to beat the Yankees in Arizona, 12-2.

They all owned baseball on May 16, 2016.

To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.

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Josh Robbins’ MLB Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) For FanDuel – 5/16/16

Hi, my name is Josh Robbins.  I would like to share my Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) strategy with you on week days throughout the MLB season.  FanDuel is my preferred game of skill.

MAY 16, 2016… There are eight games scheduled for tonight.

(7:05 PM ET FanDuel Games)

3-Strikes: Here’s what you can expect from my daily articles:

My Top 3 Starting Pitchers (aces, mid-level, bargain)

My Top 3 Stacking Options (multiple players from the same team)

My Top 3 BVP (Batter vs. Pitcher) Options

My Sample Lineup

Starting Pitchers 

1. Jordan Zimmermann ($10100) vs. Minnesota Twins

2. Kenta Maeda ($8800) vs. Los Angeles Angels

3. Chad Green ($3000) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Player Stacks/Team Offense

I’m a huge fan of stacks especially deep lineups maximizing the four players allowed per team. However, tonight FanDuel gifted us with Chad Green ($3000)!

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Matt Shoemaker
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Williams Perez
  3. Tampa Bay Rays vs. J.A. Happ

BVP (Minimum 10 AB)

1. Josh Donaldson vs. Drew Smyly (7-14/ 3 HR/ 1.819 OPS)

2. Steve Pearce vs. J.A. Happ (8-24/ 3 HR/ 1.185 OPS)

3. Evan Longoria vs. J.A. Happ (9-24/ 1 HR/ 1.012 OPS)

Sample Lineups

FanDuel 5-16-16

If you’re not familiar with the points breakdown, here’s the format utilizing a $35 million salary cap.  

Scoring System: https://www.fanduel.com/spring-training?t=lobby

1 Starting Pitcher (SP)

1 Catcher (C)

1 First Baseman (1B)

1 Second Baseman (2B)

1 Third Baseman (3B)

1 Short Stop (SS)

3 Outfielders (OF)

Game Types: https://www.fanduel.com/how-it-works

Tournaments

Leagues

Head-to-Heads

50-50s

If you’re interested in playing DFS games, please use my FanDuel referral link to signup.

Please use the Referral Link:

https://www.fanduel.com/?invitedby=bobadney&cnl=da

Thanks for reading and see you next time.

 

MLB Fantasy Daily (DFS) Picks For DraftKings – 5/16/16

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Hunter Stokes (Chief Writer/Part Owner) 

I am loving the Jays rallying around the Jose Bautista incident on Sunday to absolutely crush Drew Smyly in Tampa Monday Night.  I will use a 4 hitter stack of RHB including Edwin Encarnacion. Jose Bautista, Troy Tulowitzki and Josh Donaldson (who is 7 – 14 – with 3 HRS career vs the Rays Southpaw).

By the way here, the Jays are awesome (GVP’s – Great Value Plays) with EE, Joey Bats and TULO at $3700 each, while the reigning AL MVP is listed low at $4300.  I suppose a lot of the pricing has to do with possible suspensions, however I fully expect these guys to appeal, which would grant them a stay of execution for tonight.

There is a misconception that Smyly is an elite pitcher.  He often yields one homer per start.  In his 29 career Innings worth of work versus Toronto, he has given up 6 HRs.  I am calling for 2 HRs versus Smyly int his contest from these four gentlemen.

I also will use J.A. Happ to slow down the Rays lineup.

Jon Niese is to be used in the 2nd pitcher slot – because quite frankly, the Braves are 9 – 27, on the year, so Poppa Smurf has a chance to victimize the lineup.

By using the Pirates starter tonight, it affords me to use Giancarlo Stanton, Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia.  I like the Boston 1 and 2 hitters because they have been swiping bags in addition to helping the Red Sox lineup.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – May 16, 2016

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Richard W. Rodriguez / The Associated Press

The Blue Jays and Rangers rekindled a tense and sometimes ugly rivalry.

Baseball should take notice. They NEED rivalries like this.

It is a “Bad for Sportsmanship but Good for Business” episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

Danny Valencia, Hector Santiago, Chris Carter, Gerrit Cole, Felix Hernandez, Brandon Guyer, Maikel Franco and Jon Lester all added to their totals for Who Owns Baseball yesterday.

See the updated listing of WOB on MLB Reports

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