Streakiness, Volatility and Daily Fantasy Baseball

Streakiness, Volatility and Daily Fantasy Baseball
The word follows some high-profile players around: Streaky. Most often, sabermetrically-inclined analysts poo-poo the idea that streakiness exists. You can’t use a player’s past week to predict their next day, they say. Yes, but. That’s not the whole story. There are volatile players. These players do go into poor periods. Look at any player’s monthly ...

Sunday Player Matchups:The Youk, The Youk, The Youk Is On Fire

Sunday Player Matchups:The Youk, The Youk, The Youk Is On Fire
Historical matchups are a good tool to use when looking at daily matchups, but of course they are only one tool. There are plenty of factors out there and thankfully we have you covered here on FDI! Here’s my look at some of the better historical matchups for today. Have fun! P Jaime Garcia: It ...

Bargain Bin: Thursday May 12

Bargain Bin: Thursday May 12
With everyone gearing up for Friday’s Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship qualifier, it’s possible the $1250 Thursday MLB Single could fall by the wayside as all attention turns toward the big prize. Don’t be overcome by that feeling, as every person that passes on the Single with an eye toward Friday puts every Thursday entrant one ...

Tuesday Player Matchups: Marcum Down On Your Team

Tuesday Player Matchups: Marcum Down On Your Team
Roy Halladay, Josh Johnson, Tim Lincecum, and John Lester all pitch today which means it’s time to pull out the checkbook.  You really can’t go wrong with any of them, but they are expensive. So I’ll be looking at some cheaper options for the Tuesday Hit and Run. P Shaun Marcum: Marcum has took to ...

Injury Update: Opening Day

Injury Update: Opening Day
By Antonio D’Arcangelis In FanDuel’s daily format, it’s crucial you’re in the loop on injuries around the league. I’ve selected a bunch of big name fantasy components with injuries that may or may not keep them out of their opening day matchups. These are all Top 200, FanDuel-relevant guys, with the possible exception of Ian Stewart, ...

Frank Frank Hits The DL DL: FanDuel Player News

Frank Frank Hits The DL DL: FanDuel Player News
We are seeing some positional battles shaping up and plenty of injured players trying to come back or taking a seat. Make sure you are on top of the news so you don’t start Adam Wainwright for FanDuel’s April 1st Grand Slam. (yeah, he’s hurt). Frank Francisco: Frank squared got on the bus to see ...