Stream Team: Mets and Padres Worth a Look

Stream Team: Mets and Padres Worth a Look
The Stream Team took a small break for All-Star week, but we’re refreshed and ready for the stretch run, starting with Monday MVP action at FanDuel. Even with the change in FanDuel scoring, I think you may be best going with our Ace picks each day — it’s become very hard to find great, cheap ...

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. ...

2011 American League Trade Deadline Discussion

2011 American League Trade Deadline Discussion
We dissected the NL trade landscape in an earlier article, and now we’ll tackle the Junior Circuit. The Yankees and Red Sox are long thought of as the biggest spenders on the free agency and trade market, but last season it was the Texas Rangers shelling out a group of prospects for Cliff Lee, who ...

Bargain Bin Players for Thursday July 14

Bargain Bin Players for Thursday July 14
We hoped you enjoyed the break, but now it’s back to business with the Thursday Single and Strikeout. Seven games dot the schedule for the day — let’s see if we can find a few nice bargains among them. Be sure to remember that scoring has changed slightly on FanDuel. Pitchers now get only 5 ...

2011 National League Trade Deadline Discussion

2011 National League Trade Deadline Discussion
Now that the 2011 All-Star Game is in the books, it’s time to start thinking about baseball’s second season. No, not the pennant race. There’s another very important time in the baseball year, one that can at the same time make or break teams with championship aspirations while setting organizations up for dynastic runs in ...

How important are batter/pitcher matchups? (Part 2)

How important are batter/pitcher matchups? (Part 2)
Last week, I examined one of the most common myths of daily fantasy baseball: batter/pitcher matchups. To be more specific, last week I examined whether a batter’s history versus a particular pitcher was indicative of how he would perform the next time he faced that pitcher. My findings showed that they were not, which, when ...

Stream Team: Cub, My Enthusiasm

Stream Team: Cub, My Enthusiasm
There’s no doubt that many of today’s Daily Fantasy Baseball Championship contestants will be selecting the $9,800 Roy Halladay as their pitcher and trying to get by with a patchwork offense. And why not? Halladay’s 17.1 FanDuel PPG score is the best in the league in the first half of the season, and he’s coming ...

An interview with Sean, rockem73, on his Week 8 DFBC win

An interview with Sean, rockem73, on his Week 8 DFBC win
Last week’s DFBC qualifier came down to the last at bat. Literally. And Sean – rockem73 – wound up prevailing. Sean, who is 38 and lives a stone’s throw from the Rangers’ ballpark, is a safety manager at a vehicle assembly plant. He was also kind enough to speak with us quickly about his recent ...

Bargain Bin Players for July 7

Bargain Bin Players for July 7
A week ago, I was uber-excited to have nine games from which to choose some bargain bin players. This week, the MLB stepped it up another notch, with 13 games at our disposal. With the competition getting tougher and the better players rising in price, finding bargains becomes harder and harder. Gone are the days ...

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 6

Bargain Bin: Wednesday, July 6
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 ...