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About joeldorcas

@joel_dorcas6 An avid sports fan for far too many years to count. First and foremost a supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Green Bay Packers and Toronto Blue Jays. Currently lending his sports knowledge to Daily Fantasy Sports where you can find him under the tag Dorcas6. Give Joel a follow on twitter, @joel_dorcas6 and of course follow him in the NHL and MLB sections at thescorecrow.com

DraftKings Around the Horn September 18th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |September 18th, 2019

Tonight we have flamethrower Gerrit Cole and his 0.82 ERA in September as the easy favorite as the number one starting pitcher, in turn, we will have to find value at SP2 to pay up for Cole. As for bats, the Twins, Cubs, Indians, and Astros are all in good spots and will likely lead the way as popular options to target for offense. Let’s take a trip around the diamond, let’s go Around the Horn! Continue reading

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DraftKings Around the Horn September 14th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |September 14th, 2019

Only a few weeks until the Post Season season begins so our player pool to choose from will be widdled down considerably soon. As for tonight, the Dodgers and Mets send a couple stud pitchers to the mound, the Padres visit the Rockies with an implied 13 run total attached and the Twins and Indians continue their important series at Progressive Field. Let’s dig right in and go Around the Horn! Continue reading

DraftKings Around the Horn September 11th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |September 11th, 2019

Glad to get back on board with baseball this week as, even though my NFL cash lineup performed as expected, it failed to cash in for my entry in a double-up contest. My last two lineups for MLB have resulted much better, however, so let’s continue the trend tonight for this full 14 gamer. Giddy up, we’re going for a trip Around the Horn! Continue reading

DraftKings Around the Horn September 5th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |September 5th, 2019

Just seven games to break down in MLB DFS tonight. Stephen Strasburg is the number one pitcher option in a tough matchup at Atlanta. After that, is a whole bunch of mediocrity. A strategy that is likely to be popular will be rostering two mid-tier pitchers to go along with some higher-priced bats. Minnesota will face Nathan Eovaldi at Fenway, the Rays get a home matchup against Trent Thornton and the Jays, and the ‘Stros will look to tee off at home against Marco Gonzalez and the Mariners. Let’s “Step into a Slim-Jim” and go Around the Horn! Continue reading

DraftKings Around the Horn September 4th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |September 4th, 2019

The calendar has flipped over to September, the kids are back to school and summer days are about to turn into crisp, cooler days. Heck, I kinda like it as I was just out for some tennis and felt like the coolness gave me some extra energy. This, of course, has nothing to do with what brings you, the reader, here. Let’s dig into this somewhat un-inspiring eight-game nightcap before I start talking about the weather again. Twins at Red Sox, 11 runs implied total/ Tigers at Royals, 9.5/  Rockies at Dodgers, 9.5 are our games to target for bats. By now you know the drill, tell grandma, we’re going Around the Horn! Continue reading

2019/20 Team Outlook: Toronto Maple Leafs

Joel Dorcas | September 3rd, 2019

Leafs Nation, who let’s be honest, are some of the most widespread, loyal, and in their own minds, most knowledgeable fan bases in all of hockey. Fans are already chomping at the bit and are quick to point out who should be playing on what line and with whom. Last season the “Buds” got bounced (yet again) in the first round of the playoffs by their biggest nemesis, the Boston Bruins. Things need to change and management has made some significant moves in order to give highly paid coach Mike Babcock the best tools for a long and prosperous playoff run. Let’s take a look at where the 2019/2020 Toronto Maple Leafs fit in in a very deep and improving Eastern Conference. Continue reading

DraftKings Around the Horn August 29th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |August 29th, 2019

A more simplistic slate awaits us for Thursday night as we have just six games to breakdown. Just like last night, Colorado appears to be where high scoring is most likely to occur. The Texas Rangers are at home against Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners, and the Los Angeles Dodgers will visit the Arizona Diamondbacks. These games appear to have the best potential for higher scoring. Grabs some peanuts and a frosty beverage, we’re going Around the Horn! Continue reading