Tag Archives: Cincinnati Reds

MLB DFS: Core Plays and Stacks for August 15, 2019

Joey Ricotta \ Aug 15th, 2019 

A nice and easy slate of games on hand for tonight. What makes DFS easy? Nothing. But we feel like it’s easier when there aren’t as many games being played. It helps us narrow down our research and eliminate overlooking good match-ups. With that said, you still never know what is going to happen. That is the beauty of sports. That is the beauty of baseball. Anything can and most likely will happen. But that shouldn’t stop us from trying to predict how the games will go. Here are some guys in good spots that I’ll be using as Core Plays tonight. Continue reading

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MLB DFS: Oppo Taco Tuesday 🌮 Picks for August 6, 2019

Joey Ricotta  \ Aug 6th, 2019

If you played Nicholas Castellanos last night, you were able to enjoy a solid outburst, including an opposite-field first-inning home run. Oppo Tacos are very much welcomed, especially on Tuesdays. Don’t be fooled, as long as a home run still equals fantasy points, we will take home runs of any variety. Pull shots, moonshots, wall scrapers, and of course opposite-field blasts otherwise known as oppo tacos. Continue reading

MLB DFS: Arms, Bats, and Stacks for August 5, 2019

Joey Ricotta \ Aug 5th, 2019

Welcome back. We jump right into the week with a bigger slate than normal for a Monday. A 12-gamer with a decent amount of value along with some fun match-ups to exploit. So, let’s dive right in and take a look at the Arms, Bats, and Stacks for tonight’s games. Continue reading

MLB DFS: Pitching, Core Value Plays, and Stacks for July 29, 2019

Joey Ricotta | July 29th, 2019

Ah, here we are, Monday. The terrific feeling of the weekend ending and work beginning again, said no one ever. But do you know something people actually say? They’d like to win some money playing daily fantasy. Who cares that it’s Monday? Some of the best and most profitable slates of the year have been Monday nights. Let’s hope that is the case tonight as I’ve done some research and dissected some players to consider using. Take a look at some pitching options, core value plays, and stacks for tonight. Continue reading

Trade Deadline Spotlight: Yasiel Puig

Daniel Corrigan | July 29th, 2019

 

It’s safe to say the blockbuster offseason trade for the Reds has not worked out. Matt Kemp is gone, Yasiel Puig is likely to be traded, Kyle Farmer has not produced, and Alex Wood just got onto the field this year. Continue reading

DraftKings Around the Horn July 19th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |July 19th, 2019

Yesterday was a bit rocky if you tailed me with Charlie Morton as SP1 as he was nowhere near what we wanted for a good return. The Yankees are as close to matchup-proof as they come as they got to Morton in a 5-1 victory. Tonight we will look to some of those bats in a tasty matchup at home to the Rockies and left-handed starter Kyle Freeland. More on that later, let’s get into this mega 14 gamer, let’s go Around the Horn! Continue reading

What Could Have Been: Diamondbacks Edition

Alex Kielar | July 15th, 2019

While they are certainly overachieving this year, only being 1.5 games behind the Phillies for the second wild card, even after losing Patrick Corbin and A.J. Pollock to free agency, among others, and trading away Paul Goldschmidt, the Diamondbacks could have been great. They could have been serious World Series contenders for years. Yes, I will go that far. Even if they sneak into the playoffs this year, they probably won’t go very far.

So let’s look back at some of the major players the D-Backs traded away over the last ten years. The team could’ve been built for greatness if they held onto these pieces. Continue reading