Guaranteed Bargains on FanDuel

Guaranteed Bargains on FanDuel
When we’re picking our FanDuel teams, we’re always looking to find bargains. More often than not, we’re looking for bargains in the form of players who have a favorable matchup for a particular day or are playing in a favorable park, but there are a couple classes of players that often go overlooked but serve ...

Stream Team: Cashing In On Aces

Stream Team: Cashing In On Aces
Over $6,000 in prize money is on the line in Monday’s MVP and Single competitions at FanDuel and, as usual, there’s even more to come over the rest of the week. All lineup decisions are obviously important in a FanDuel league, but we know from experience that hitting on the right pitcher pickup is critical ...

Dan Sobot (Rudzia555) grabs himself a seat at the DFBC Final

Dan Sobot (Rudzia555) grabs himself a seat at the DFBC Final
The Week 13 winner of the FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Contest was none other than Rudzia555, also known as Dan Sobot in the non-fantasy world. If you’ve been on this site for any time period, then you know Dan cleans up during NBA and NHL. And now, he seems to have figured MLB out too. ...

How Bad Would it be to Start a Relief Pitcher in FanDuel?

How Bad Would it be to Start a Relief Pitcher in FanDuel?
In fantasy baseball, I’m often one to try out unorthodox strategies in the name of gaining an edge on my competition. Some work out better than others, but when it’s possible to test them out beforehand, it’s always a good idea to do so. When FanDuel announced their scoring system changes at the All-Star break, ...

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 ...

Stream Team: Hamels or Luebke?

Stream Team: Hamels or Luebke?
Your next shot at the Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship is upon you today, but be sure not to neglect the weekend, as not one, not two, but three competitions are set for Sunday. We’re back with another Stream Team to help you wade through your pitching decisions, and I’d also like to point out another ...