A bevy of games for tonight’s MLB card. 14 games in total to pick from to build your roster. It appears that the only weather concern will be in Cleveland where there is rain forecasted for much of the evening. Specific games to target are The Dodgers at Brewers, Colorado Rockies at home to the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets at St.Louis Cardinals and Houston at Texas. These games project as some of the best games to focus on in terms of offensive production. Continue reading →
With one out in the 8th inning at Oracle Park in San Francisco, German Marquez came set and threw to the plate against Evan Longoria. Longoria hit a ground ball to the left side of the infield, and despite a diving effort from third-baseman Nolan Arenado, the ball made its way into left field, breaking up Marquez’s no-hit bid.
Today’s slate of games is a mixture of matinees and evening games, for this write the focus will be on the evening slate of games. We have five games to build a lineup from with games beginning at 7:10 eastern. Toronto at Boston, N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, San Diego at Arizona, and Colorado at San Francisco. Let’s get to it and go Around the Horn! Continue reading →
Probably the biggest surprise so far is the horrific start for the defending world champions. The big reason right now is the pitching’ the team ranks near the bottom in almost every major statistical category including ERA (27th), ER (30th), BAA (26th), opponent total bases (30th), home runs given up (29th), hits given up (28th) and lists of things I can mention. We believed the bullpen would be Red Sox’s Achilles heel, but it been starting pitching. The best ERA among starters with more than one start is David Price with 6.00. CY Young winning ace Chris Sale is having a notable a rough start, giving up 13 ER in 13 innings. Continue reading →
The Los Angeles Dodgers have started off the season on a high note. They are 5-2, Cody Bellinger is looking like an MVP, Kiké Hernandez seems to have found his groove in the leadoff position, Joc Pederson has dominated right-handed pitchers so far, AJ Pollock has looked impressive, David Freese has been clutch, and yet, the Dodgers best player, Justin Turner, hasn’t done much this season. Just imagine this team when Justin Turner gets it going, along with Corey Seager. Continue reading →
An all-day slate of 12 games is on the docket for DraftKings today with a few afternoon games sprinkled in so make sure to get your lineups in before lock. My targeted games today are as follows: Dodgers/Rockies at Coors, the Cards hosting the Padres, and the Astros at home to the Athletics. Let’s go Around the Horn! Continue reading →
The next decade will be exciting. Three young superstars signed monster contracts and with become the face of their respective franchise. All of the victories and failures, whether their fault or not, will rest on their shoulders. I looked at some factors to try to figure out which one of these players has the best opportunity to cement a winning legacy.