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Team USA Olympic Baseball Dream Team: Shane Bieber

Team USA Olympic Baseball Dream Team: Pitching

Daniel Corrigan | May 21st, 2020

Welcome back to the last installment of the Team USA Dream Team roster draft. We have covered the infield and outfield and all that remains is the pitching staff. Once again, this is a combination of the best players and those that have some personality.

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New York Yankees 2020 Season Preview

Alex Kielar| March 29th, 2020

The Yankees fell just short of getting back to the World Series in 2019, falling to the Houston Astros in six games in the American League Championship Series. During the regular season, they put up their second straight 100-win season, going 103-59 and rolling to their first American League East Championship since 2012. They ran right through the Minnesota Twins in the American League Division Series, sweeping them in three games, 10-4, 8-2, and 5-1. Continue reading

Houston Astros 2020 Season Preview

Euan Leith | March 28th, 2020

The Houston Astros won 100 games for the third season in a row last year and made it all the way to a Game 7 versus the Washington Nationals last season, but couldn’t clinch their second World Series title in three years.

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Gerrit Cole Signs With the New York Yankees

Alex Kielar | December 11th, 2019

Gerrit Cole was drafted first overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 MLB Draft out of UCLA. He made his debut in 2013 with the Pirates, where he pitched for five seasons, before being traded to the Houston Astros in the offseason following the 2017 season. He has been one of the best pitchers in the game the last two seasons and had his best season to date this past year.

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Nationals Win First Title, A World Series Recap

Daniel Corrigan | November 2nd, 2019

It took seven games, but the Nationals have won their first-ever championship taking down the 107 win Houston Astros.

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MLB DFS – World Series Game One Picks

Joey Ricotta | October 22nd, 2019 

This is it. This is what we’ve all been waiting for. This is the reason they play the game. This is…..The Fall Classic. If you haven’t yet done so, check out our World Series Preview here.

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World Series Preview: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

Daniel Corrigan | October 22nd, 2019

The Fall Classic is finally upon us. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals will face off in this year’s World Series. This is the second time in three years for the Astros and the first-ever appearance by the Washington Nationals. The Astros finished off the Yankees in six games in the ALCS and the Nationals swept their way past the Cardinals in the NLCS.

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MLB DFS – NLCS & ALCS Two-Game Slate GPP Picks

Joey Ricotta | October 15th, 2019

Last night didn’t exactly go the way I thought it would. But that’s what makes baseball so great, right? We just never know what’s going to happen. The St. Louis Cardinals are on the verge of elimination and the Washington Nationals are one game away from childhood dreams. Before that, the New York Yankees will host the Houston Astros for what will be Game Three of the ALCS. The series is currently tied at one game apiece and this sets up to be a critical swing game. As the title reads, these picks are more for GPPs/tournaments. For cash games, you may want to use a different strategy and take a safer approach. Without further ado, let’s get to the picks.

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Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Preview: Battle of Heavyweights

Alex Kielar | October 12th, 2019

Well here we are, we made it to the Championship Series. On the American League side, we get probably the most anticipated matchup to this point in the Yankees and Astros. All season long, they were on a crash course that led to meeting in the ALCS with a trip to the World Series on the line. Both have their strengths and their weaknesses and have gone on different paths this season while having obstacles along the way. Continue reading

MLB DFS: ALDS Game Two Slate

John Lepore | October 5th, 2019

Today we have a couple of Game Twos. I will run down the players who should return value and will get you points whether you are playing a Classic matchup or a Showdown in MLB DFS. There may be a Captain or two in this group and we know how valuable a cheaper option can be. Let’s get to it.

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Astros vs Rays ALDS Preview

Daniel Corrigan | October 4th, 2019

The Houston Astros finished the season with 107 wins. Good enough for the best record in the AL, and the best record in all of baseball. With that, they take on the winner of the Wild Card game, the Tampa Bay Rays.

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MLB DFS: Pitching Options, Top Hitters, and Values for 9/13/19

Joey Ricotta | September 13th, 2019 

Welcome in and happy Friday everyone. By the time lineups lock most of you will be free from work, getting ready to enjoy a nice weekend. Let’s start that weekend off right by adding to our DFS bankroll. Here are some Pitching Options, Top Hitters, and a Value Play to look at tonight.

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Week 21 MLB Power Rankings

Daniel Corrigan | August 27th, 2019

Not too many shake-ups in this weeks power rankings. We do have some change in the middle, but the teams listed are the ones that we will see playing in October.

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Into the 80s with Tom Greene- Houston Astros

Tom Greene\ Aug 20th, 2019

This second installment of “Into the 80s with Tom Greene” took a few days longer than I, or even the Astros, had anticipated. But, nonetheless, the Astros become the third team this season to join the 80-win club. This comes at no surprise to baseball fans, as the Astros have seemingly controlled the AL West since 2015. However, their vision looks farther than winning the West. They want another World Series title, and they want it now. Let’s break the Astros’ team. Continue reading

Locks, Stacks, and Barrels: MLB DFS for August 7, 2019

John Lepore | August 7th, 2019

The baseball season is a grind. It’s every single day. We will approach DFS the same way and be winners at the end of the season even if we have our hot streaks and slumps. Every day there are safe bets that flop and values that hit big, but we need to stick with our strategy in evaluating and playing. Let’s take a look at what we have today.

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MLB DFS DraftKings Around the Horn June 7th, 2019

 

Joel Dorcas |June 7th, 2019

A full schedule to dissect for tonight awaits us. The Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros are in fine spots and will likely be very popular when targeting offense. The pitching landscape has plenty of good to great options, no clear cut favorite but we can feel fairly confident with a couple aces that are in good spots. You know the drill, we’re going Around the Horn! Giddy up! Continue reading

Shipwrecked: Pittsburgh Pirates in Shambles

Frank Ammirante | June 1st, 2019

The Pittsburgh Pirates are the most poorly run franchise in Major League Baseball. The team hired Neal Huntington as General Manager back in 2007. They enjoyed a brief run of success from 2013-15 with three consecutive wild-card berths, but overall this front office has been a complete disaster, especially in the last three years. Huntington has firmly established himself as the worst GM in baseball.

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Houston Astros: 2019 Season Preview

Givanni Damico | March 18th, 2019

The Houston Astros couldn’t pull off the repeat last year. That doesn’t mean they are going away any time soon. They are still among baseball’s elite teams and look to grab another ring before their window closes.

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