Stream Team: The Dust Settles

Stream Team: The Dust Settles
With the dust settling from a relatively active trading deadline, it’s now time to switch things into high gear and get ready for the stretch run. The Monday MVP and Single offers 11 games on the schedule, with several juicy pitching matchups for our Stream Team. Monday Ace: Trevor Cahill, OAK at SEA ($7,400). Cahill ...

Lucas Duda, Ground Balls, Power, and Daily Fantasy Baseball

Lucas Duda, Ground Balls, Power, and Daily Fantasy Baseball
Fly balls mean power. That makes sense intuitively, right? Can’t hit em out until you can hit em up. The average batting line on a fly ball is .213/.208/.554. On a ground ball, those numbers drop to .234/.234/.253. Or, another way to say it is, somewhere around zero percent of ground balls leave the park, ...

Stream Team: Navigating Trade Routes

Stream Team: Navigating Trade Routes
The Blue Jays brilliantly orchestrated two trades to end up with Colby Rasmus. The key player in those trades that wound up in St. Louis was Edwin Jackson, and he’s primed to make his first start with his new team on Friday. Does the AL-to-NL move put him on our Stream Team for the Daily ...

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 27

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 27
By Antonio D’Arcangelis If you dig around a bit, there are plenty of excellent bargain 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 ...

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 20

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 20
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 ...

KC’s Corner: How to have second half success

KC's Corner: How to have second half success
After last week’s shenanigans, I had to go back to FanDuel nation for another survey. It wasn’t really optional. So I pondered to myself, what could I ask them? I need something that allows them to express their creativity. I need something that is comical. I need something as epic as the U.S.A. Women’s collapse ...

The corked bat debate lives on

The corked bat debate lives on
By Antonio D’Arcangelis Last night at the bar, I knocked back a couple of drinks pre-gaming for the midnight showing of the final Harry Potter installment at a local theater. It’s called the “Community Theatre,” and it looks a lot like my high school auditorium. So, it’s safe to say, I’m a pretty big dork. ...

KC’s Corner: What Makes a Winner?

KC's Corner: What Makes a Winner?
I’m sure for most of you the dullness and unfulfilling nature of the MLB All-Star break has you nearly bored to tears. But never fear my friends, I’ve found some of Fanduel’s finest (or at least most recognizable) personalities and posed a question to them that I think should provide you with at least the smallest of ...

Mid-season MLB awards

Mid-season MLB awards
With the season half-way through, it’s time to take a look at the best and worst players – and all the surprises – of the first half. American League Biggest surprise bat: Curtis Granderson Granderson finished 2010 on a torrid pace, but nobody expected him to hit 23 HRs by the All-Star break. His .274 ...

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, June 29

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, June 29
By Antonio D’Arcangelis If you dig around a bit, there are plenty of excellent bargain 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 ...