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DraftKings DFS – NBA Fantasy Basketball Advice & Value Picks (4/28/15)

  Premium DFS Lineup Tools RotoBaller's Premium NBA DFS Tools help you win your head-to-heads and GPPs. With a 1-Day Free Trial of our NBA DFS Premium Pass, you can even test drive these DFS tools for free for 24 hours: Player vs. Player Comparison: Compare up to five players' recent FanDuel fantasy points to... Read More

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Minor Leagues Spotlight: Top Fantasy Prospects for Week 3

This week has seen several pitchers go down with either season-ending or potential season-ending injuries already. Adam Wainwright tore his Achilles tendon and will be out for a whole year; Brandon McCarthy tore his UCL and will be headed for Tommy John surgery; and it appears that Homer Bailey may have to undergo Tommy John... Read More

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Week 4 Buy and Sell Hitters for Fantasy Baseball

It's Week 4 of the 2015 MLB season and you need to make some moves. None of your pitchers can throw a strikeout, you've got three potential stars sitting on the 15-Day DL and you have way too many outfielders to wait for slumping hitters to turn it around. Seriously, where did all these outfielders... Read More

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FanDuel DFS - MLB Lineup Picks, Sleepers and Advice for 4/29/2015

Hey readers! We have a full slate of games for your entertainment this Wednesday, April 29th, which includes five early games for those wanting to play tourneys throughout the day. We’ve got two bonafide aces in the mound in King Felix and Greinke, but we’ve got plenty of quality options abound in case you want... Read More

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Phillies Activate Domonic Brown From DL: Option Him To Triple-A

Phillies activated Domonic Brown from the 15-day DL, then immediately optioned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, according to MLB.com. A highly touted prospect at one point in the Philadelphia farm system, Brown hasn’t quite lived up to the hype. The 27-year-old outfielder was struggling in the minors this season before landing on the DL with... Read More

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Tanaka Placed On DL: Small Strain In Pitching Forearm

The New York Yankees received bad news as their ace pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, has been placed on the DL with a small strain in his right forearm and tendinitis in his right wrist. YES Network analyst Jack Curry reported on Twitter that Tanaka has been placed on the 15-day DL. He also reported that Yankees... Read More

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Week 4 Q&A: Live Fantasy Chat with Max Petrie (4/28)

Tuesday Evening – Live Fantasy Baseball Q&A RotoBaller Max Petrie will be fielding all grounders, flies and line drives on Tuesday April 28th at 8:00 PM EST. Lineup concerns, add/drops, trades, DFS questions – you name it, we cover it! Come join in on the fun, and get your fantasy baseball lineup, waiver wire and sit/start questions answered. We’ll do our... Read More

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FanDuel DFS – MLB Lineup Picks, Sleepers And Advice for 4/28/15

Editor’s Note: RotoBaller’s Premium DFS Lineup Picks & Tools help you get an edge for your FanDuel lineups with exclusive access to DFS tools and expert lineup picks. Also our DFS batters vs. pitchers tool helps you analyze today’s matchups and make optimal lineup decisions. Full slate! There are a lot of stud pitchers throwing tonight. When that's the case,... Read More

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Deeper League Waiver Wire: AL Edition (Giavotella, Saunders, Lobstein)

Hey RotoBallers. Welcome to my Week 4 rundown of valuable waiver wire options for AL-Only fantasy baseball leagues. It’s always a challenge to stay ahead of the curve in deeper fantasy formats, so it is important to know which players are performing well now and which will play well all season long. Whether your team is... Read More

5 years ago

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MLB Ready Prospects: Top 30 Power Rankings for Fantasy (Week Three)

A lot can happen in the span of a week. A team can turn a couple of wins into an 11 game winning streak. Several teams can throw a few pitches and start a new rivalry for the season. The way the season is shaping up, it looks like the NL East could be one... Read More

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MLB DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers - DraftKings Advice for 4/28/15

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DraftKings DFS - NBA Fantasy Lineup Advice and Value Plays (4/28/15)

Tuesday does not leave us with many players to choose from, as there are only two games. The Houston Rockets will host the Dallas Mavericks to hopefully end the series. The Rockets should be able to increase their shooting percentages, as a repeat of Game 4 would be another rarity to an otherwise spectacular Houston offense.... Read More

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NBA Playoff DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers – FanDuel Advice for 4/28/15

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Week 4 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

What’s up RotoBallers. Hopefully the start of the MLB and fantasy baseball season is treating you well so far, and your teams are tearing it up. Either way, we are here to help as always. Below are all of the starting pitching matchups for Week 4. For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to... Read More

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John Axford (RP, COL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Saves Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Earlier today, closer Adam Ottavino was placed on the DL with an arm injury. There's no timetable yet on his return, and John Axford will most likely step in as the replacement closer. There's a chance the Rafael Betancourt could be in the... Read More

5 years ago


Josh Hamilton Traded Back To Rangers

The deal to trade Josh Hamilton back to the Texas Rangers has been finalized on Monday, according to MLB.com. The Texas Rangers acquired OF Josh Hamilton from the Angels for cash considerations, according to the report. It was the LAA Angels’ Twitter account that first revealed the first was official on Monday. Today the #Angels... Read More

5 years ago

FanDuel DFS – MLB Lineup Picks, Sleepers And Advice for 4/27/15

Editor’s Note: RotoBaller’s Premium DFS Lineup Picks & Tools help you get an edge for your FanDuel lineups with exclusive access to DFS tools and expert lineup picks. Also our DFS batters vs. pitchers tool helps you analyze today’s matchups and make optimal lineup decisions. Only the Angels and Athletics get a day of rest on this April Monday,... Read More

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 4 (Part 1)

Just last year the Kansas City Royals were America’s darlings. Having secured the second playoff berth in the waning days of the season, KC ripped off eight straight wins to steamroll their way to the World Series. They took the Giants down to the wire and nearly pulled off an epic playoff run in their... Read More

5 years ago

Waiver Wire Pickups At Second Base And Shortstop For Week Four

The 2015 season is well underway, but it’s never too early to start trying to improve your team. 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... Read More

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DraftKings DFS – NBA Fantasy Basketball Advice & Value Picks (4/27/15)

Premium DFS Lineup Tools RotoBaller's Premium NBA DFS Tools help you win your head-to-heads and GPPs. With a 1-Day Free Trial of our NBA DFS Premium Pass, you can even test drive these DFS tools for free for 24 hours: Player vs. Player Comparison: Compare up to five players' recent FanDuel fantasy points to find... Read More

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NBA Playoff DFS Lineup Picks & Sleepers – FanDuel Advice for 4/27/15

NBA playoffs, NHL playoffs, and MLB daily games. This is the time of year in which FanDuel and DFS players get as giddy as Augustus Gloop receiving a golden ticket to tour the Willy Wonka Chocolate factory. So many games and so many options are available that it can be hard to keep up at... Read More

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Video: Top 10 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 4

  Every Sunday night, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and MLB /NBA writer and contributor Sam Nedimyer break down the top 10 waiver wire pickups for the upcoming week of the fantasy baseball season. Be sure to download our free waiver wire app in the iTunes store, read our daily updating waiver wire list and check out... Read More

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MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 4/27/15

Week three in fantasy baseball saw a few blown saves and some more domination, but not much changed in the closer world. Managers are patient to make moves early on in the season, but when they do we need to be on top of the action. Below are some of the more important bullpen story... Read More

5 years ago

Pedro Strop (RP, CHC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Holds Leagues or NL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Reliever Pedro Strop continues to be a strong constant on an improving Chicago Cubs team. Throwing a heavy two-seam fastball that averages mid 90s, it is clear why Strop generates a ground ball on 64.1% of batted balls. The strong ground... Read More

5 years ago

Dale Thayer (RP, SD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Holds Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Mustache of the year goes to Thayer. The 34-year-old righty is more than just an impressive fuzzy face. While Thayer does not strike out many, what he does do is get weak contact. For the pitches put in play against Thayer, 17.4% are line... Read More

5 years ago


Jesse Chavez (SP/RP, OAK) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that Kendall Graveman has been sent down to the minors, Jesse Chavez will slide into the starting rotation. He pretty much pitched a gem in his first start of the season on Thursday, and has the potential to make... Read More

5 years ago

Kevin Plawecki (C, NYM) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / Most Two-Catcher Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Mets are the hottest team in baseball currently, having just racked up 11 straight wins and having the league’s best record before losing to the Yankees on Friday  night. They’re doing it on both sides of the field, ranking in the top third... Read More

5 years ago

Caleb Joseph (C, BAL) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / All Two-Catcher Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of FleaFlicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Matt Wieters’ original timetable suggested that he would be back around May 1st, but the latest reports that have surfaced suggest that may be aggressive. This situation looks like it may wind up with Joseph still getting a good bit of playing time even when Wieters returns,... Read More

5 years ago

Wilmer Flores (SS/2B, NYM) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Wilmer Flores was a guy I was touting back when I wrote about three shortstops who should outperform their average draft position, and he’s beginning to make me feel pretty good about including him in that piece. Like Flores, the season is still... Read More

5 years ago

Yonder Alonso (1B, SD) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: I bet a lot of people would be surprised to find out Yonder Alonso is hitting .379 this season. Commonly occupying the 5th spot in a potent Padres lineup, Alonso could be an cheap source of RBI and batting average production for fantasy owners... Read More

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