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Aristides Aquino Doubles, Homers In Loss

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer, and two RBI in a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday. The homer gives Aquino 12, to go along with a .338 average, 17 runs, and 25 RBI, all in just 71 at-bats. The rookie slugger is one homer away from... Read More

5 months ago

Marcell Ozuna Drives in Three Runs on Friday

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna had a strong game on Friday, going 2-for-3 with a home run and a double. He added a walk, drove in three runs, and scored two. Ozuna has been streaky his entire career, and he looks like he's starting off a patented Ozuna hot streak. His batting line is... Read More

5 months ago

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (8/24/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Saturday sees a busy day, with all 30 teams in action. It is even more loaded into the evening, with 12 of the 15 games falling on the evening slate. Let's take a look at that loaded evening slate. The two biggest favorites on this slate in Cleveland and Minnesota, but the pitching situation with... Read More

5 months ago

Daily Slivers of the Fantasy Soapbox - Yesterday's Recap

Welcome to the Saturday, August 24th edition of Daily Slivers of the Fantasy Soapbox. Discussing baseball is as fun as the game itself. It has a way of bringing people together to share different opinions about the sport we all love. A similar action can be done with fantasy baseball where we not only discuss... Read More

5 months ago

FanDuel MLB DFS Lineup Picks (8/24/19): Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice

Friday was a huge night for baseball and we’re back at it with another big Saturday slate. We happen to have three-day games and 12-night games. We’ll try to offer a couple of players from the day slate, to cater to you early birds out there.   In this article, I will be providing you with... Read More

5 months ago


Tommy Pham Removed As Precaution

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Tommy Pham (wrist) was taken out of the game early on Friday as a precaution after jamming his right wrist. Pham isn't expected to miss any time and could be right back in the lineup on Saturday, but fantasy owners should check just to make sure. Pham had two hits and... Read More

5 months ago

Mitch Haniger Shut Down Again

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger (back, groin) will be temporarily shut down again to wait for his back issues to clear up. It's usually never a good year with you rupture a testicle. Haniger has been out since that happened on June 6, and it's looking like he won't be able to contribute for fantasy... Read More

5 months ago

Hunter Pence Scratched On Friday

Texas Rangers outfielder Hunter Pence (back) was scratched from the starting lineup on Friday with lower back tightness. Nick Solak is serving as the designated hitter and will bat fifth against White Sox starter Dylan Cease. Consider Pence day-to-day for now. Solak, who was acquired from the Rays this summer, has burst onto the scene... Read More

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Jackie Bradley Jr. Sitting Versus Padres

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (rest) is out of the starting lineup for Friday's game against the San Diego Padres. The Red Sox are without a designated hitter in this series, so JBJ will take a sit. He'll likely sit out throughout most of the series, so fantasy owners should seek other options... Read More

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Nick Markakis Ahead Of Schedule

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis (wrist) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a fractured wrist, according to manager Brian Snitker. Markakis will need at least several more weeks before he even considers a return to Atlanta, which is too late for fantasy owners in 2019. The 35-year-old veteran was hitting .284/.358/.429 with nine... Read More

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Jose Martinez Expects To Start Rehab Assignment Monday

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jose Martinez (shoulder) said that he expects to start his rehab assignment with Double-A Springfield on Monday. Barring any setbacks, Martinez could return to the Cardinals at some point late next week. The 31-year-old is hitting .266/.336/.401 on the season with 10 home runs, 42 runs and 40 RBI in 312... Read More

5 months ago

Byron Buxton is Ready for Rehab Work

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (shoulder) was able to go through all baseball activities on Friday without any issues. He is likely going to begin a rehab assignment on Saturday, assuming he feels fine. Buxton has missed basically all of August due to a left shoulder subluxation. He should be back in the Twins lineup... Read More

5 months ago

Reds Activate Derek Dietrich

The Cincinnati Reds activated second baseman/outfielder Derek Dietrich (shoulder) from the injured list on Friday. Dietrich missed 16 games with left shoulder inflammation and was 2-for-11 with two runs, two strikeouts and a hit by pitch in three rehab games. He's at first base and is hitting seventh against Pirates starter Mitch Keller in his... Read More

5 months ago

Avisail Garcia Will Be Ready on Saturday

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Avisail Garcia (oblique) is expected to be activated off the 10-day injured list on Saturday. Garcia has been out of action for the last week or so due to a right oblique issue. He seems to be playing well during his rehab games, so Garcia is on track to rejoin the... Read More

5 months ago

Dexter Fowler (OF, STL) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: 33-year-old veteran outfielder Dexter Fowler fell way off the fantasy radar with his disastrous 2018 season. However, things have been much better in 2019, and he is finally starting to garner some attention again. Fowler is hitting leadoff for a surprisingly effective... Read More

5 months ago


Jon Berti (2B/SS/3B/OF, MIA) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Journeyman utility infielder Jon Berti has settled into a home in Miami, where he is serving as the team's leadoff hitter. Berti is slashing a tidy .267/.349/.435 with four home runs, five stolen bases, and 28 runs scored in 42 games played.... Read More

5 months ago

Eloy Jimenez Remains Out Of Lineup Friday

Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez (hip) is not in the lineup Friday against the Texas Rangers for a second straight game. Jimenez was a late scratch Thursday with hip soreness, but the injury does not seem to be too severe, as White Sox manager Rick Renteria said the team is just being cautious. There... Read More

5 months ago

Bryce Harper On Paternity List, Maikel Franco Recalled

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the paternity list Friday. Harper can miss a maximum of three games, which would put him on track to return to the lineup Monday against the Pirates, at the latest. Scott Kingery will take his place in the outfield against the Marlins on Friday and bat seventh,... Read More

5 months ago

Eddie Rosario To Sit Friday

Minnesota Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario (hamstring) will not return to the lineup Friday when the Twins take on the Tigers. Rosario was removed from Wednesday's game as a precaution, but hamstring issues can linger and it seems this may be the case with Rosario. More information should be released soon in regards to the severity... Read More

5 months ago

Daily Slivers of the Fantasy Soapbox - Yesterday's Recap

Welcome to the Friday, August 23rd edition of Daily Slivers of the Fantasy Soapbox. Discussing baseball is as fun as the game itself. It has a way of bringing people together to share different opinions about the sport we all love. A similar action can be done with fantasy baseball where we not only discuss... Read More

5 months ago


MLB DFS Top Value Plays for Friday August 23rd, 2019 (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Below you will find our Premium DFS value plays for August 23rd, 2019. These picks will target low-priced players in the main slate. These are daily outlier value plays or lesser thought of guys. They normally lay outside of the main pool of players that... Read More

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DraftKings Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (8/23/19): MLB DFS Lineups

Welcome to Friday baseball on DraftKings. We have an exciting day on our hands, with a 13-game main slate and one game earlier in the day. There is plenty of pitching options on the main slate, including another ace against the Detroit Tigers. There is also a few cheaper options worth considering, so we'll have... Read More

5 months ago

FanDuel MLB DFS Lineup Picks (8/23/19): Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice

It's going to be another exciting Friday of baseball, with tonight's main slate covering 13 games and starting at 7:05pm ET. There is also an all-day slate featuring the early Nationals-Cubs matchup. In this article, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy baseball lineup picks for FanDuel on 8/23/19. The lineup picks will range from... Read More

5 months ago

Austin Meadows Helps Make Orioles History

Tampa Bay outfielder Austin Meadows made history in a 5-2 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night, swatting his 22nd home run of the year in the third inning and marking the 259th home run that the Orioles have given up in 2019. That breaks the record for the most home runs allowed by a... Read More

5 months ago

Ronald Acuna With Another Walk-Off Win

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna walked it off against the Marlins on Thursday night, hitting a game-winning single off of Ryne Stanek with two outs in the bottom of the ninth after Freddie Freeman had tied the game at two in the eighth inning. Acuna is in the middle of a transcendent season, now with 36... Read More

5 months ago


Marcell Ozuna Blasts His 23rd Home Run on Thursday

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna hit his 23rd home run of the season on Thursday, going 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored, and two RBI. His bomb came in the fourth inning with a runner on base. The game raised his slash line to .262/.339/.507. He's one of the streakier hitters in baseball... Read More

5 months ago

Dexter Fowler Goes Yard on Thursday

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler hit a home run on Thursday, going 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI. The blast was Fowler's 15th and came in a critical spot in the seventh inning. He'll take a .251/.348/.433 line into his next start.

5 months ago

Danny Santana Expected To Return Friday

Texas Rangers utility man Danny Santana (hamstring) sat out of the lineup on Thursday with a sore hamstring, but he's expected to return on Friday. The Rangers are playing it safe here with one of the best surprises in baseball this year, and Santana is also struggling this month. The 28-year-old has been a great... Read More

5 months ago

Jesse Winker Lands On Injured List

The Cincinnati Reds placed outfielder Jesse Winker (neck) on the 10-day injured list on Thursday with a cervical strain. Cincy also reinstated starting pitcher Tyler Mahle (hamstring) from the injured list and optioned him to Triple-A Louisville. Winker last played a full game on Aug. 13. It's unknown how much time he'll miss, but he's... Read More

5 months ago

Oscar Mercado is Out of the Lineup

Cleveland Indians outfielder Oscar Mercado (rest) is out of the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the New York Mets. Mercado didn't play in Wednesday's game either, but it doesn't appear to be injury related. The Indians have no designated hitter while in NL parks, so they have a bit of a logjam in the... Read More

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