Closer Watch April 2013: 10 Fantasy Baseball Relief Pitchers Who May Get the Job

Here are ten “holds” guys, who already provide excellent production but for saves, who may claim the closer’s role on their respective teams by season’s end. Since some of them are available as daily plays on FanDuel (try out our one-day money leagues for free by using promocode INSIDERBONUS – you’ll get $5 loaded into ...

KC’s Corner: $1 For My Thoughts

KC's Corner: $1 For My Thoughts
Hello again my fellow FanDuel enthusiasts. I come to you in great spirits this week, after FanDuel finally launched a tournament this last week with my kind of buy-in. That’s right everybody, the $1 tournament is finally here. The Spare Change was such an exciting, and relatively inexpensive, development that I decided it was worthy ...

Mike Kuchera joins FanDuel as our Customer Support Manager

Mike Kuchera joins FanDuel as our Customer Support Manager
We’d like to introduce you to Mike Kuchera  (username: MikeKuchera) who joins FanDuel as our Customer Support Manager. Mike has been involved with the fantasy sports industry since 2006 when he started a fantasy baseball podcast called The Fantasy Man Show. The podcast turned into a website at TheFantasyMan.com and a blog at FantasyBaseballExpress.com and then ...

Meet the Week 12 DFBC Qualifier Winner: David Solomon

Meet the Week 12 DFBC Qualifier Winner: David Solomon
Week 12 of the Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship had the most hotly contested qualifier we’ve seen yet. When the dust settled, 31-year-old FanDuel vet David Solomon (known as nexus on the site) won by a slim 0.25 points. David, who is a delivery driver when he’s not winning major fantasy tournaments, was kind enough to ...

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 ...

The (Not Completely) Lost Art of the Complete Game

The (Not Completely) Lost Art of the Complete Game
By Antonio D’Arcangelis In 1884, Charles Gardner “Old Hoss” Radbourn, a pitcher and right fielder for the Providence Grays, started 73 games and completed every single one of them. All in all, it was a successful season. Radbourn went 59-12 with a 1.38 ERA, and he whiffed 441 batters in 678.2 innings (5.85 K/9 – ...

Stream Team: Deadline Dilemmas

Stream Team: Deadline Dilemmas
The trade deadline almost upon Major League baseball, and you may think “So what?” While it’s true FanDuel competitions are daily leagues, meaning you know just how much money you’ve won in tournaments like the Monday MVP by the end of the day, a trade could still send ripple effects through your lineup. Here on ...