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Josh Donaldson
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Gambling and sports go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly. Daily fantasy sports are a sort of gambling, but they’ve made it fun and if you do your homework you can do it without losing your shirt in the process. The garden variety betting on games gambling just

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

A lot has happened in the last week and it can be difficult to prioritize the news. We should probably start with the major news from today. The Dodgers have recalled Julio Urias presumably to join their starting rotation and will make his debut against the Mets Jacob DeGrom. Obviously,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Finding breakout players isn’t all that difficult. We are looking for players that were drafted outside of the top ten at their position and are currently performing amongst the best at their position. Before we do that, we are going to look at the top five guys that were drafted

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miguel-cabrera
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Baseball is a game of numbers. I suppose all fans of all sports could say that to a greater or lesser degree. However, no one could say that more than baseball fans. We remember 714 home runs and 755 home runs. We remember 4,192 hits and we remember 511 wins

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We are officially at the quarter pole of the season. Most historians have said that Memorial Day is the day when the season really begins. Yet, you can’t help but look at some teams and know their season is already done. The Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves have gotten off

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realmuto
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most teams are approaching the 40 game mark for games played. When you get to the quarter pole suddenly we are leaving “it’s still early” mantra and are beginning to look at what is going on with individual players. So, we can begin to look at players that are surprising

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chris sale
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Back in 1968, Denny McLain became the last pitcher to win 30 or more games in a season. There are a number of reasons why 30 wins will likely never happen again. For one, the advent of five man rotations (and occasional six man rotations) means that most starters don’t

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Max Scherzer
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The vast majority of the action from the last week happened on Wednesday night. Two pitchers turned in legendary performances that you often see only once in your life at the ballpark. Max Scherzer tied a long-standing major league record with 20 strikeouts of the Detroit Tigers. The fact that

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ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 17: Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves attempts to throw out a runner at first base during the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field on June 17, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most of the opening day fantasy shortstops have gotten off to a decent start, but a few have struggled coming out of the gate. Coming into Saturday’s action, Troy Tulowitzki was hitting .163 with five home runs and 13 RBI. The power numbers are certainly pretty good, but no one

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ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 4: Cole Hamels #35 of the Texas Rangers pitches during the seventh inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Globe Life Park in Arlington on October 4, 2015 in Arlington, California. (Photo by Matt Brown/Angels Baseball LP/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In college baseball, they have an expression known as the “Friday night starter.” The idea is that most college teams reserve their best pitchers for the first game of the series on Friday night. On Friday night, there were a number of marquee matchups. The biggest matchup might have been

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