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Week 6 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

Bullpen Waiver Wire Pickups for Week Six

While holds are even tougher to predict than saves, the players we’ll highlight today include some elite setup men to target off the waiver wire for Week 6 of the fantasy baseball season. The more likely a team is to win, the more likely a pitcher will be eligible to earn the holds that could be... Read More

3 years ago

Week 6 Buy and Sell for Fantasy Baseball

Good week on the buy side, as Ian Kennedy shut down the Indians and Marcus Semien went deep twice. Not a great showing on the sell half, though, as both Mark Trumbo and Jaime Garcia continued to impress. Still bearish on both long-term, but credit where it’s due. Once more unto the breach, dear friends.... Read More

3 years ago

NL-Only League Waiver Wire Pickups for Week Six: Cozart, Eickhoff, Rodney and more

One thing fantasy baseball managers can be guilty of at times is trying too hard. In search of the next hot prospect or hidden gem, we can look right past a productive player because he is already a known commodity. These players may not go on to suddenly have career years, but there is something... Read More

3 years ago

Week 6 Waiver Wire: Outfield

The most powerful tool in fantasy baseball is, well, power. The home run dominates fantasy unlike any other product. A home run gives your team a home run, a run scored, an uptick in BA and OBP and one or more RBI. Power is a commodity that many owners are willing to sacrifice quality ballplayers... Read More

3 years ago

Week 6 Waiver Wire: Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

Over the course of the season I’ll be giving you two players at second base and shortstop per week who I think can help your team. These players are usually widely available in any format, and should turn nice profits in the weeks to come. As always, feel free to reach out to me directly... Read More

3 years ago

Week 6 Waiver Wire: Starting Pitchers

We’re through five weeks of the fantasy baseball, you still with us? Thanks to the volume of pitchers that are going at any one time across the league, there are almost always candidates to look at with dreams of striking it rich. I’m here to put together some starting pitchers for your waiver considerations. Protocol dictates sticking... Read More

3 years ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/11/16): MLB DFS Advice

May is here, and a ton of players are heating up alongside the weather. It's of course important to focus on hitters that have been hot of late, but also those that have had success against their opposing starter in the past. It's always wise to spend up at pitcher, as wins are so important... Read More

3 years ago

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MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball Patrol: Pitchers for FanDuel, DraftKings (5/11/16)

Welcome to a pitching-packed edition of the DFS Patrol. Pitching is loaded today. Madison Bumgarner, Noah Syndergaard, Kenta Maeda, Max Scherzer, Marcus Stroman, Jordan Zimmermann, Cole Hamels, Chris Archer, John Lackey, Francisco Liriano. And that's without touching on the value plays. It's gonna be fun people, buckle up. In this article, I’ll be providing you with the... Read More

3 years ago

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Dynasty Review: Deep Fantasy League Advice for Week 6

Welcome back to the Dynasty Review. The purpose of this column is to advise you on up-and-comers in dynasty leagues. We're Phillies themed today. As of this writing, the club is two games back in the NL East with a 18-14 record - tied eighth best in baseball. Despite their early success, they have plenty of room for... Read More

3 years ago

Rookie Struggles: A Deep Dive Into Michael Fulmer & Sean Manaea

Michael Fulmer and Sean Manaea were among two of the first prospects to be called up this year, and the results so far  have been less than impressive. Their ERAs sit above six, and holes have been identified. Every young pitcher will experience adjustment periods, and Fulmer and Manaea may be worth holding on to.... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Hitter Cheat Sheet (5/10/16): Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Picks

You don't need an expert to tell you to play Charlie Blackmon tonight against Rubby De La Rosa. It is much more difficult, however, to sift through the cheap DFS options for the right value plays that can help you fit in the studs you want and put your lineup over the top. That is the purpose of this article... Read More

3 years ago

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/10/16): MLB DFS Advice

We've got a full menu to choose from tonight with all 30 teams in action and all 15 games being held in the evening. First pitch of the main slate, as usual, is 7:05 EDT. There are a pair of aces going today and a handful with medium risk, high reward potential. I'll get to... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball Patrol: Pitchers for FanDuel, DraftKings (5/10/16)

Tuesday's pitching slate shapes up as a rough one for pitching on daily sites. Jacob deGrom is really the only pitcher who qualifies as an ace and even he disappointed in his last start against the Padres. With all the cheap options out there, everyone is going to have great bats in their lineups, so... Read More

3 years ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/10/16): MLB DFS Advice

There are a few sneaky options tonight at pitcher, although the Vegas lines aren't too much in favor of the pitchers tonight. It'll be interesting to see the amount of runs scored on what is expected to be a high scoring night with respectable arms throwing. Well, let's get down to it! In this article,... Read More

3 years ago

Masahiro Tanaka

MLB Starting Pitcher Depth Charts for Fantasy Baseball: Week 6

To see our tiered staff rankings for starting pitchers, head over to our fantasy baseball rankings dashboard. You can easily filter and export all sorts of rankings and tiers - mixed leagues, points leagues, top prospects, and more! Starting pitchers get you 40% of the key stats in 5x5 leagues, and are sometimes even more important in H2H and points... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Ready Prospects: Top 30 Fantasy Rankings for Impact Rookies (Week 6)

The early rookie sensations that captured the baseball spotlight earlier in the year have begun to fade and others have now started to make a name for themselves. Players like Brandon Drury and Aledmys Diaz have really started to garner a lot of attention as their hot play of late has made them must-own fantasy... Read More

3 years ago

Top Hitter Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 6

Whether it’s because of an injury or poor performance, there are always opportunities to stream players off the waiver wire. The best players to stream are those who are under-owned and face appealing match-ups for the upcoming week. Here are five players who are available in more than half of Fleaflicker leagues and have attractive... Read More

3 years ago

Top 5 Two-Start Pitcher Streamers for Week 6

A wise fantasy baseball player never rests. They’re never satisfied with their team and are always on the hunt for the player that can help them in the present and future. For this article, we’ll focus on the present, as we present the top pitcher streamers who’ll be making two outings this week. We do... Read More

3 years ago

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MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball Patrol: Pitchers for FanDuel, DraftKings (5/9/16)

Welcome to week six of the baseball year. Not a full-slate with thirteen games on the slate and there are no early games to worry about. That makes it nice for FanDuel purposes, but I sure do love baseball all day. The pickings aren't great today, but I'll help you find the winners. In this article,... Read More

3 years ago

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/9/16): MLB DFS Advice

Welcome to another week of fun on FanDuel! We have thirteen games to pick from, with another juicy Coors stack and some top-flight pitchers on the board. You'll have two choices today; invest in an ace and find value hitting or stack Coors Field and find a value pitcher. My advice? Stick to the top... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Hitter Cheat Sheet (5/9/16): Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Picks

You don't need an expert to tell you to play Jose Abreu tonight against Ricky Nolasco. It is much more difficult, however, to sift through the cheap DFS options for the right value plays that can help you fit in the studs you want and put your lineup over the top. That is the purpose of this article -- to provide... Read More

3 years ago

Poetry in Motion: The Power of Byung Ho Park

Byung Ho Park: The Korean Giancarlo Stanton! Maybe he's not quite there yet, but the Minnesota Twins certainly hope it turns out that way. After paying $12.85 million just for the right to negotiate with the slugger, Park has been slotted as the regular DH for the rebuilding Twins. The comparison may be misleading, because Stanton... Read More

3 years ago

Holds Leagues: Waiver Wire Pickups For Week Five

While holds are even tougher to predict than saves, the players we’ll highlight today include some elite setup men to target off the waiver wire for Week 5 of the fantasy baseball season. The more likely a team is to win, the more likely a pitcher will be eligible to earn the holds that could be... Read More

3 years ago

Champ or Chump: What to Make of Wainwright, Price, and Keuchel

If a player slumps in June, it is easy to avoid overreacting. His overall numbers still look acceptable, to the point that standard rotisserie league owners may not realize the slump exists until it is over. Slow starts to the season, however, are far more noticeable. OH MY GOD! DAVID PRICE HAS A 6.14 ERA!... Read More

3 years ago

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/8/16): MLB DFS Advice

  Happy Mother's Day! Do not forget to tell your mom how awesome she is! Let's win a little bit of money for mom on Mother's Day. Here are the top plays of the day: In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball MLB lineup picks for FanDuel on 5/8/16.... Read More

3 years ago

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DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/8/16): MLB DFS Advice

Sunday is a busy day throughout the MLB season, and today is no different. With every team in action, there will be plenty of options for lineups on DraftKings. Some strong pitchers will be in action today with good matchups. Of course, if you want to save some money, there will be some value options available.... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Hitter Cheat Sheet (5/7/16): Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Picks

A dictionary will define value as: the worth of something in terms of the amount of other things for-which it can be exchanged or in terms of some medium of exchange. On the streets we call that getting the most bang out of your buck. I am not here to insult your intelligence and recommend you... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball Patrol: Pitchers for FanDuel, DraftKings (5/7/16)

Welcome to the weekend. Today we have another full slate with early-only and main slate contests to join. The top of the pitching carousal isn't deep after Clayton Kershaw, Chris Sale, and David Price. But don't worry, there's plenty of value to be found. In this article, I’ll be providing you with the top starting... Read More

3 years ago

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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (5/7/16): MLB DFS Advice

We have a pretty even split slate on Saturday with seven games in the afternoon with eight more games in the evening. There area ton of elite pitchers in both slates so finding value in our hitters is a premium today. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball MLB lineup... Read More

3 years ago