Tag Archives: #MLB

Early Favorite for National League Cy Young Award

Levon Satamian  | May 24th, 2019

When you think of Dodgers pitching, you think of Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler. Continue reading

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MLB DFS DraftKings Around the Horn May 24th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |May 24th, 2019

A good amount of top tier pitchers are available today so most lineups will feature a big-name pitcher. As of this writing there doesn’t appear to be any weather concerns so we shouldn’t have that to factor in. Top games to focus on for offensive production based on teams combined run lines are  Baltimore at Colorado, Atlanta at St.Louis, Kansas City at New York Yankees and Seattle at Oakland. Here we go, let’s go for a trip around the horn!

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Deep Dive: Christian Yelich

Givanni Damico | May 24th, 2019

This may seem like a weird player to take a closer look at since he won the National League MVP award last season, but we will look back at 2018 as well as this year to see what changed for Christian Yelich to make himself into the superstar that he is today. Continue reading

Stream Machine: May 24-26

Kody Clawson | May 24th, 2019

Friday, May 24th

Joey Lucchesi, SD @ TOR (49% Owned)

Lucchesi has seemingly struggled this season compared to last, as his strikeout rate and his ERA have regressed. However, his walk rate and HR/9 have both decreased as well, leading to a lower FIP. His xFIP and SIERA both point to him being better than his ERA currently shows, making him an interesting pitcher going forward. He gets an interesting matchup here, going against a Toronto offense that has a 65 wRC+ at home and a 72 wRC+ against lefties. Continue reading

MLB Draft Preview: Kameron Misner

Alex Kielar | May 24th, 2019

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Kameron Misner, OF (Missouri)

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 219 lb

Age: 21

Bats: Left

Throws: Left

2018 Stats: .360/.497/.576, 4 HR, 25 RBI, 26 SO, 32 BB

2019 Stats (as of May 23, 2019): .286/.440/.481, 10 HR, 32 RBI, 58 SO, 54 BB

Hit: 50 Power: 55 Run: 60 Arm: 60 Field: 55 Overall: 50

Kameron Misner was born January 8, 1998, to Terry and Stephanie Misner in Poplar Bluff, MO. Misner was a two-way player in high school at Poplar Bluff High School, hitting .422 with eight home runs, 35 RBI, and stealing 29 bases, while also pitching to a 2.13 ERA and striking out 48 in 32 innings his senior year. This performance earned him the Semo Conference Player of the Year and also First Team All-State honors for Missouri and an Honorable Mention All-American. Following this stellar senior season, Misner was selected in the 33rd round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft by the Kansas City Royals but elected to instead commit to Missouri. Continue reading

The Chicago Cubs: Where Winning Cures All

Tom Greene | May 24th, 2019

The Chicago Cubs sit at 29-19 and atop the NL Central as we approach Memorial Day Weekend. Is this a surprise to anyone? No, except if you live in the states of Wisconsin or Missouri. However, if the script were flipped, Wrigleyville would probably be stirring up a storm like the one that’s brewing across the plains as we speak. Here’s the scoop about the Cubs, with three things nobody’s talking about, and three things everyone is.

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5/23 Bullpen Report: Searching for Saves

Devin Davis | May 23rd, 2019

Saves. A simple category in all roto and category leagues across fantasy baseball to give relief pitchers value, yet, they are one of the most coveted and difficult to obtain. Check out this article to find the widely available closers and setup men you should be targeting in order to increase your saves total. Continue reading