Tag Archives: Manny Machado

San Diego Padres 2019 Season Recap

Alex Kielar | October 30th, 2019

The San Diego Padres entered the 2019 season with fairly low, but also promising expectations, so their 70-92 record is a bit disappointing but also somewhat expected. The Padres signing of stud third baseman Manny Machado in the offseason skyrocketed their expectations, and their young core led by shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and pitcher Chris Paddack gave them a look at their bright future. Their ultimate fallout was their young players and older players not being compatible enough to play well together, and their bullpen struggles. One big problem was also communication issues between the manager and the team, as the Padres fired Andy Green before the season even ended. Now let’s get further into the Padres season. Continue reading

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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MLB DFS Picks for August 19, 2019

Joey Ricotta \ Aug 19th, 2019 

To give you more time to do your research and fully prepare for the slate ahead, I wanted to get this article out earlier than normal. As of now, the pitchers to use for cash games seems pretty cut and dry. The only question is, can you afford them with the main hitters you want to use? What are some good pivots to use? And what are some good teams to stack up in tournaments? We’ll discuss it all below. Continue reading

Into the 80s with Tom Greene- New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers

Tom Greene \ Aug 14th, 2019

81 wins for a team means they are assured they can finish no worse than .500. However, if you have 80 wins in August, you’ll finish above .500, guaranteed. You’ll most likely make the playoffs, too. Of course, barring catastrophic injuries or a strike.

On the radio, Tom Kent brought us back into the 80s on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night, dependent on where you are in the nation and what radio station you listen to. For me, it was Saturday night. In 2019, I bring you back into the 80s, by breaking down the teams that reach 80 wins. We had two that reached that mark last night. Let’s get to work. Continue reading

Can the Dodger Curse be broken?

Alex Perl | July 25th, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have not won a World Series since 1988. Now despite longer droughts occurring in Baseball, this one stands out when you take into consideration the last two seasons. Since 1988, the Dodgers have either been mediocre or in some cases a solid playoff team. This all changed when the Dodgers finally won the pennant in 2017. Years of struggle and anguish among the Los Angeles faithful had now changed, and then in the World Series that year the Dodgers lost. Continue reading

MLB DFS: Locks, Core Hitters, BvP, and Stacks for July 23, 2019

Joey Ricotta| July 23rd, 2019

You have to risk it to get the biscuit. You’ve heard the saying before, but when it pertains to daily fantasy lineups it can be especially pertinent. With that said, I like the Miami Marlins again tonight against Dylan Covey as a lower-owned stack. Not quite sure we can use them in cash games, but let’s take a look at some players that we can. Continue reading

State of Baseball: Free Agency

John Supowitz | July 22nd, 2019

One of the issues baseball players have begun to discuss openly over the last couple of offseasons has been free agency. Several players have expressed the frustration with the lack of compensation some players have received over the previous couple of off-seasons. Continue reading