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Who Owned Baseball April 1, 2018 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2018 #WOB Standings

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Justin Smoak reached base 4 times, homered twice including a dramatic 2 out go ahead grand slam in the 8th to slug the Blue Jays past the Yankees, 7-4.

José Berríos threw a complete game 3 hit shutout, striking out 6 Orioles, as the Twins won 7-0.

Bryce Harper smacked a pair of homers and added a walk as Washington held on to beat Cincinnati, 6-5.

Trevor Williams gave the Pirates 6 no hit innings before being lifted after 85 pitches. The bullpen let up 2 Tiger hits but no runs in the 1-0 final.
 

They all owned baseball on April 1, 2018

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Who Owned Baseball August 19, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Jose Berrios threw 7 shutout innings, allowing 2 how while striking out 7 Diamondbacks as the Twins cruised to a 5-0 final.

Rougned Odor reached base 3 times including a pair of homers, driving in 5 as the Rangers took a win 17-7 game from the White Sox.

Travis Wood allowed 3 hits and no runs to earn the 3-1 decision for San Diego over Washington.

Starling Marte got 3 hits, including a homer, drove in 2 and stole 2 bases to help the Pirates get past St. Louis, 6-4.

They all owned baseball on August 19, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball July 4, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Andrew Benintendi got 5 hits, including a double and 2 homers, scoring 4 and driving home 6 as the Red Sox clobbered Texas, 11-4.

Andrew McCutchen homered twice and added a third hit as Pittsburgh blanked Philadelphia, 3-0.

Michael Fulmer threw 8 solid innings, allowing 5 hits and 3 runs as the Tigers stopped the Giants winning streak with a 5-3 final.

Clayton Kershaw took a no hitter into the 7th and finished with 7 innings of 2 hit shutout ball, striking out 11 Diamondbacks as the Dodgers took a key NL West match up, 4-3.

They all owned baseball on July 4, 2017

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Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks: Rankings, lineup advice for Friday, June 23

TGIF! It’s the weekend and we have a just a week until a 4 day weekend to celebrate MERICA. Today is a great full slate and some great options.

If you’re looking for some more last-minute advice you can follow me on Twitter and DM me (@FantasyAdvice22)

For this daily fantasy baseball season, each day we’ll be writing up a group of pitchers and hitters that we’re considering for our cash and GPP lineups on DraftKings and FanDuel. We’ll also provide a list of stacks to consider. As with any DFS sport, the advice below is relevant for fantasy purposes. A player or team might be better or worse from a fantasy perspective than they are in real life due to match-up, price, park factor, etc. This is important when constructing a roster.

One thing to remember outside of making sure your guy is in the lineup, is to always check the weather. Always. Make this something that is part of your basic research. Baseball games can get postponed! Your players receive no points from postponed games!

Fanduel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (6/23/17): MLB DFS Advice

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (6/23/17): MLB DFS Advice

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Our daily plays are from a collection of experts and a ton of research that goes into them. We have spent countless hours a day crunching the numbers from a dozen different aspects of each sport and bring you the best options each day.

If you take away from our articles the ability to build your own lineups that’s great! If you are still wanting some help definitely subscribe to our Optimal NBA and NFL DFS, or MLB Lineups for both Fanduel and DraftKings for that added boost! Good Luck and bring home that bacon.


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Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice: Friday, June 23


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Stephen Strasburg

Career vs Current Reds Roster

AVG: 0.194 [7 for 36], BABIP: 0.136, K%: 23.3, BB%: 16.3
FIP: 8.96 Strikeout: 10 Groundout: 8 Walk: 7Flyout: 5 Home Run: 4 Single: 3 Lineout: 3 Pop Out: 1 Bunt Pop Out: 1 Forceout: 1


Chris Archer

Career vs Current Orioles Roster

AVG: 0.260 [39 for 150], BABIP: 0.283, K%: 19.3, BB%: 7.8
FIP: 4.98 Strikeout: 31 Groundout: 29 Single: 25Flyout: 20 Walk: 13 Lineout: 12 Pop Out: 10Home Run: 7 Double: 7 Field Error: 3 Grounded Into DP: 3 Forceout: 2 Hit By Pitch: 1 Sac Bunt:1 Strikeout – DP: 1 Sac Fly: 1


Jameson Taillon

Career vs Current Cardinals Roster

AVG: 0.143 [2 for 14], BABIP: 0.200, K%: 26.7, BB%: 6.7
FIP: 1.95 Strikeout: 4 Groundout: 3 Lineout: 2Single: 2 Grounded Into DP: 2 Walk: 1 Flyout: 1


Michael Fulmer


GPP (Tournament Pitchers)

 

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Who Owned Baseball May 22, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Zack Greinke pitched into the 9th and struck out 12 White Sox in 8 2/3 innings and earned the 5-1 Diamondbacks victory.

Ender Inciarte collected 5 hits, drove in a run and scored another as the Braves topped Pitttsburgh, 5-2.

Michael Pineda gave the Yankees 6 1/3 strong innings, allowing 2 runs and striking out 6 Royals to get the 4-2 win.

Miguel Sano drove in 3 and scored 3 with his 4 hits, including a homer, to help Minnesota come from behind to beat Baltimore, 14-7.

They all owned baseball on May 22, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball May 5, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

 

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Paul Goldschmidt reached base 4 times, homered twice and drove in 5 of the Diamondbacks 6 runs as they held on against Colorado, 6-3.

Lance Lynn pitched 6 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and struck out 6 Braves as the Cardinals rolled, 10-0.

Kendrys Morales launched 2 homers, added a third hit and finished with 5 RBI as the Blue Jays beat the Rays, 8-4.

Michael Fullmer struck out 9 Oakland batters over 8 innings, giving up 1 earned run and 1 unearned run as Detroit won, 7-2.

They all owned baseball on May 5, 2017

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Who Owned Baseball April 7, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2017 #WOB Standings

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Michael Fulmer threw 6 innings of 2 hit shutout ball. He did not get the decision as the Red Sox made a furious rally against Detroit’s bullpen but the Tigers pulled out the 6-5 victory.

Amir Garrett shutout the Cardinals over 6 scoreless frames, allowing 2 hits a 2 walks and earned the 2-0 decision for the Reds.

Nomar Mazara got 2 hits, including a homer, and drove in 6 as the Rangers took a 10-5 slugfest with Oakland.

Manuel Margot homered twice and got a walk for good measure to help the Padres get past San Francisco, 7-6.

They all owned baseball on April 7, 2017 

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Dynasty League Trades Analysis

Following a 2nd place finish in 2015, this is the active roster I ended the year with:

C– Travis d’Arnaud

1B– Brandon Belt

2B– Robinson Cano

3B– Anthony Rendon

SS– Brandon Crawford

LF– Yoenis Cespedes

CF– David Peralta

RF– Bryce Harper

UTL– Daniel Murphy

Starting Pitchers– Madison Bumgarner, Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Sonny Gray, Justin Verlander

Relief Pitchers– Ken Giles, Daniel Hudson, Jonathan Papelbon, David Robertson, Shawn Tolleson

Off. Bench– Robinson Chirinos, Justin Bour, Jonathan Schoop, Alex Rodriguez

P. Bench– Nick Martinez, Carlos Rodon, Arquimedes Caminero, Jenrry Mejia, Drew Pomeranz, Tom Koehler

Offensive Prospects– Chance Sisco, A.J. Reed, Kean Wong, Tim Anderson, Jorge Mateo, Eloy Jimenez, Manuel Margot, Bradley Zimmer, Brett Phillips

Pitching Prospects– Edwin Diaz, Anderson Espinoza, Michael Fulmer, Taylor Guerrieri, Pierce Johnson, Yoan Lopez, Francis Martes, Alex Reyes, Jack Flaherty, Casey Meisner, Luis Ortiz

 

While I did finish the season in 2nd, my roster needed some serious improvements. I had a lot of faith in my ability to scout prospects, so I figured it was time to unload some prospects for win-now talent and trust my ability to refill my minor league system with less publicized talent. You can see all of the trades I made in the offseason and during the 2016 season in order from oldest to most recent below (all trades made prior to the season are in bold and in season is in italics):

 

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7 MLB Rookies Who Have Unexpectedly Become X-Factors For Their Teams in 2016

For a Major League Baseball team to experience success, it’s necessary to receive contributions from all 25 men on the active roster. However, because of injuries, lack of production or a combination of the two, it normally takes even more than that to reach the postseason and contend for a World Series title.

That’s why those under-the-radar signings in the winter are so important. You know what else is important? The contributions from rookies, who began their season in the minor leagues, but are ready and able to make a significant impact at the big-league level.

The following seven rookies are in the future plans for their respective organizations, but may have not been expected to do a whole lot in 2016 after starting the year in the minors. Upon getting promoted, they’ve done one of two things:

  1. Fortify the roster for an expected playoff run in October.
  2. Help those far-fetched dreams of reaching the postseason not seem so crazy.

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2016 MLB Playoff and Yearly Award Predictions

With only about a month left in the season, it’s time to take a look at playoff and yearly award predictions. These are obviously subject to change, but below are my predictions. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @dynasty_digest.

Playoff Prediction

AL East: Boston Red Sox

AL Central: Cleveland Indians

AL West: Texas Rangers

Wild Card: Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers

 

 

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Who Owned Baseball August 14, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Mookie Betts homered 3 times, added a fourth hit and drove in 8 to lead the Red Sox to a 16-2 laugher over Arizona.

Michael Fulmer threw a complete game 4 hit shutout, striking out 9 Rangers earning the 7-0 decision for Detroit.

Ryan Braun went 3 for 4 with 2 homers and 6 RBI and helped Milwaukee beat the Reds, 7-3.

Steven Matz pitched into the 8th, finishing with 7 1/3 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 8 Padres and got the 5-1 win for the Mets.

 

They All Owned Baseball on August 14, 2016.

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Daily Fantasy MLB DFS Picks For DraftKings 7/1/16

P –  Michael Fulmer (vs. Tampa Bay Rays): $10,900. Fulmer has been dominant this season. In 63.2 innings pitched, he owns a 7-2 record, 2.54 ERA, 50 hits against, 60 strikeouts, and 24 walks. The Rays offense has struggled quite a bit in 2016, so Fulmer should be able to take care of business. Prior to Fulmer’s last start, he threw 33.1 consecutive scoreless innings.

P – Tanner Roark (vs. Cincinnati Reds): $9,800. Roark struggled his last time out against the Reds, but he has been spectacular for the rest of the 2016 season. In 16 starts, he owns a 7-5 record, with a 2.96 ERA, 90 hits against, 89 strikeouts, and 32 walks in 100.1 innings pitched. The Reds offense has been miserable over the past seven games, which is a great sign for Roark.

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Who Owned Baseball June 27, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Kris Bryant went 5 for 5 with 3 homers, driving in 6 and scoring 4 to lead the Cubs in a wild 11-8 slugfest in Cincinnati.

Jon Gray struck out 8 Blue Jays over 7 innings, walking none and worked around a pair of homers to get the 9-5 victory for Colorado.

Nick Franklin singled, doubled and homered, driving in 5 runs as the Rays snapped their losing streak, 13-7 over Boston.

Danny Duffy pitched 8 innings, allowing 2 runs, walking none and struck out 8 Cardinals batters to earn the 6-2 decision for the Royals.

They all owned baseball on June 27, 2016.

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Who Owned Baseball June 26, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Tyler Duffey did not allow a hit until the 6th and finished with 8 innings, 2 hits, 8 strikeouts and 1 run as the Twins clobbered the Yankees, 7-1.

Jose Fernandez struck out 13 Cubs and allowed just 4 hits and 1 run to earn the 6-1 decision for the red hot Marlins.

Lonnie Chisenhall collected 9 total bases with his 4 hits, including a homer and 3 RBI as the Indians continued to roll, 9-3, in Detroit.

Freddie Freeman reached base 4 times, including a homer and a pair of runs scored in the Braves 5-2 victory over the Mets.

They all owned baseball on June 26, 2016.

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Who Owned Baseball June 1, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Jon Lester threw a complete game victory, 4 hits,  1 run, 10 strike outs and walking no Dodgers batters to finish the 2-1 final for the Cubs.

Michael Fulmer took a no hitter into the 7th, finishing with 7 2/3 innings of 2 hit shutout ball, striking out 8 Angels and earning the 3-0 decision for the Tigers.

Alexei Ramirez went 3 for 5 with 2 homers, giving the Padres a 14-6 win over the Cubs.

George Springer reached base 3 times including a homer as the Tigers topped the Diamondbacks, 5-4.

They all owned baseball on June 1, 2016.

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Who Owned Baseball May 21, 2016 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

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Ichiro Suzuki reached base 5 times, including 4 hits, now 46 shy of 3,000 and helped the Marlins squeak past Washington, 3-2.

Mookie Betts got three hits, including two homers (one being a grand slam) as the Red Sox stopped the red hot Indians, 9-1.

Mike Leake threw 7 shutout frames, allowing 4 hits and earning the 6-2 decision for the Cardinals over the Diamondbacks.

Michael Fulmer struck out 11 Rays in 7 innings, giving up just 1 run and got the 5-4 win for Detroit.

They all owned baseball on May 21, 2016.

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2016 Detroit Tigers Top Prospects; Where They Landed + How They’re Doing

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Shane Kay (Featured BBBA Writer/Owner – sonsof84tigers.mlblogs.com) 

Now that we’ve gotten in to the Minor League season, let’s take a look where the Tigers Top 10 Prospects landed according to Baseball America and how their seasons are starting…

  1. Michael Fulmer, RHP – Fulmer (23), the key piece in the Yoenis Cespedes trade and former 1st round pick; started the season out at Triple-A Toledo. In 3 starts, Fulmer is 1-1 with a 4.11 ERA, giving up 3 home runs, walking 5 and striking out 20 in 15.1 innings.  The K per 9 (11.7) is strong, the homers per game should come down and the walks are manageable.  The concern right now is contact with 9.4 hits per 9 which leads to a WHIP of 1.370.  Fulmer was the only Tiger to make the Sons Of ’84 Top 100 MLB Prospects for 2016 list

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