Stream Team: Season Winding Down

Stream Team: Season Winding Down
Preseason football kicked off last night, which means the baseball season is mere weeks away from its conclusion. You only have a few chances left to make the Daily Baseball Fantasy Championship final — time is of the essence. Which pitcher is going to take you to the promised land? My picks are below. Friday ...

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: Look Out for the Padres?

Stream Team: Look Out for the Padres?
Monday means heading back to work for most of America, but it also means it’s time for the Stream Team to go back to work. With the Monday MVP and Monday Single on tap, we have the opportunity to take big chunks of two prize pools if we hit on the right pitcher. Can we? ...

Stream Team: Great DFBC Options

Stream Team: Great DFBC Options
Friday means Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship and tough pitcher decisions. Or, you could just go with the guy that has the second lowest ERA in the National League and that comes in cheaper than all but three FanDuel options on Friday. We’ll get to him in a sec in the Wild Card section, where we ...

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 ...

The Impact of Switching Leagues For Pitchers

The Impact of Switching Leagues For Pitchers
This past weekend was the MLB Trading Deadline, and boy was it a busy one. Players were changing hands left and right with a total of 18 semi-major deals going down before all was said and done. While a change of team and environment can have a significant impact on a player’s value, his FanDuel ...

The Impact of Switching Leagues (For Hitters)

The Impact of Switching Leagues (For Hitters)
It’s the week of the MLB Trading Deadline, and yesterday we witnessed a flurry of moves involving the Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Cardinals. Leading up to this Sunday’s deadline, we’re likely to see quite a few more trades going down. While a change of team and environment can have a ...