Daily Archives: May 15, 2019
By MLB Reports
DraftKings has an awesome new game option called “Tiers” in contests, It lets you select all your players without any salary cap per position all. Instead, you pick one batter from 6 different boxes to choose from – in which 4 – 9 players appear per tier. This is a great new contest selection for those who hate having to value shop 2 pitchers and all positions from 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, C and 3 OF positions.
Here is the strategy we are using for gameplay tonight.
For every tier, we are ranking the top two players from each. We will then wheel all of those players with each other for 64 total scenarios.
57 of those scenarios will go to the $5 Knuckleball contest where there are 1902 rosters in play ($8K in prizes). We will have 3% of the rosters entered.
We then will use a 20 roster train (all rosters the same)/7134 entries in the $1.5K prize pool for 25 cents entry fee each in order to arrive at $5 value.
We will then enter 20 entries in the Solo Shot contest out of the 3567 rosters and use roster trains of 5 for four different teams and that assesses our roster scenarios of 59 – 62 all to garner $5 value of each.
For Roster 63 we will enter the $2 Tablesetter for 4 entries ($8 total) and this will be our 2nd best roster. Rosters 63 & 64 are always a little bigger bet.
For Roster #64 we will enter the single entry $1k Base Hit – competing against 97 other players with a cost of a $12 bet. This will be our best roster available. Always to be HHHHHH in our 6 scenario roster wheel.
Of course, you can use your own 2 players per each tier. Rank them 1 and 2 and then assign them Home (H) for 1 and V (V) Visitor for 2. Simply use our 64 wheeled scenarios and match them up with our master list for 64 scenarios. The 1 ranked player is always H’s and the 2nd ranked player for you is always the V’s.
$330 is what we have riding on the festivities. We have 12 out of the 36 players playing tonight.
Players we have tonight:
1 Christian Yelich, – MIL – H
2 George Springer, HOU – V
3 Austin Meadows, TB – Not using
4 Charlie Blackmon, COL – Not using
1 Javier Baez, CHC – H
2 Nolan Arenado, COL – V
3 Kris Bryant, CHC – Not using
4 Joey Gallo, TEX – Not using
5 Michael Brantley, HOU – Not using
1 Rhys Hoskins, PHI – H
2 Trevor Story, COL – V
3 Alex Bregman, HOU – Not Using
4 Hunter Pence, TEX – Not Using,
5 Elvis Andrus, TEX – DTD injured so don’t use
6 Willson Contreras, CHC, Not in the starting lineup
1 Paul DeJong, STL – H
3 Pete Alonso, NYM – Not Using.
4 Danny Santana, TEX – Not Using
5 Freddie Freeman, ATL – Not Using
6 Yandy Diaz, TB – Not Using
7. Eugenio Suarez, CIN – Not Using
1 Whit Merrifield, KC – H
2 Mookie Betts, BOS – V
3 Anthony Rendon, WSH – Not Using
4 Carlos Correa, HOU – Not Using
5 Mitch Moreland, BOS – Not Using
6 Avisail Garcia, TB – Not Using
7 Ronald Acuna JR. , ATL – Not Using
8 Shin-Soo Choo, TEX – Not Using
1 J.D. Martinez, BOS – H
2 Rafael Devers, BOS – V
3 Michael Chavis, BOS – Not Using
4 Alex Gordon, KC – Not Using
5 Hunter Dozier, KC – Not Using
6. Michael Conforto, NYM – Not Using
7 Juan Soto, WSH – Not Using
8. Tommy Pham, TB – Not Using
Key. Top Players
Christian Yelich (1st Position H)
Javier Baez (2nd Position H)
Rhys Hoskins (3rd Position H)
Paul DeJong (4th Position H)
Whit Merrifield (5th Position H)
J.D. Martinez (6th Position H)
George Springer (1st Position V)
Nolan Arenado (2nd Position V)
Trevor Story (3rd Position V)
Mookie Betts (5th Position V)
Rafael Devers (6th Position V)
Results – Scenarios – print off and x off as you do the scenarios
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Let’s see owned baseball on May 14, 2019
Earning Full WOBs:
Josh Bell homered twice and walked, driving in 4, as the Pirates won in Arizona, 6-2.
Carlos Carrasco threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 6 hits and no walks while striking out 6 as Cleveland blanked the White Sox, 9-0.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached base 4 times, including his first two MLB homers, driving in 4, to lead the Blue Jays past San Francisco 7-3.
Kyle Hendricks held the Reds to 1 run and 3 hits over 8 innings while going 3 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI to earn the Cubs 3-1 victory.
Earning 1/2 WOBs:
Manny Machado hit a pair of homers and a double in the Padres 6-3 loss to the Dodgers.
Wes Parsons threw 3 innings of 1 hit shutout relief. It was too little too late as the Braves were clobbered by St. Louis, 14-3.
Ronny Rodriguez doubled and homered, driving in, but the Tigers fell to Houston, 11-4.
Chris Sale struck out 17 batters in 7 innings, allowing 2 runs. The Red Sox bullpen blew the lead in the 8th and the game in the 11th, 5-4 to the Rockies.
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I review the night’s games including Vlad Jr’s first two homers. And once again, I make a case for the Nationals to make a managerial change. I brought up a name familiar to Washington: Dusty Baker.
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