Bargain Bin: Wednesday, June 1

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, June 1
By Antonio D’Arcangelis If you dig around a bit, there are plenty of excellent bargains to be found on FanDuel. I’ve taken a lot of the hard work out of it for you, highlighting several players who are poised to provide great bang for your buck in Wednesday’s games. Whether you’re entered in one of FanDuel’s ...

Tuesdays With Cliff Lee

Tuesdays With Cliff Lee
I hope y’all had a great Memorial Day weekend! The FanDuel party bus didn’t stop, but if you did, it is time to jump back on board! Let’s see what we have in the way of matchups today. Cliff Lee: The Nationals have been the easiest team for FanDuel pitchers to face over the last ...

Today is the 20-year anniversary of the greatest play in baseball history

20 years ago tonight, the greatest play in baseball history happened. Lord knows if you’ve ever watched any sports blooper reel, you’ve seen this video. It’s Rodney McCray, who crashed through the wall during a Triple-A game 20 years ago when he tried to chase down a ball hit by Chip Hale (now the third base coach ...

How umpires indirectly affect outcomes in Major League Baseball games: A statistical analysis

How umpires indirectly affect outcomes in Major League Baseball games: A statistical analysis
During my first couple weeks writing for FanDuel, I discussed the most common contextual factor that fantasy players consider: park effects. As I discussed then, park effects are extremely important for fantasy players – daily fantasy players in particular – to consider when selecting their teams. They are not, however, the only contextual factor that’s worth ...