We reach the end of the plate discipline series today. Of course, this is always something that can be revisited later, but when we see the results here we see how important plate discipline really is. There is a larger separation between the good, bad, and ugly in right field
Officially, the votes for the final all-star game spot will be decided today. You get the ultimate philosophical question between Freddie Freeman and Yasiel Puig. Puig has taken the baseball world by storm much the same way that Mike Trout did a year ago. Yet, he has only been doing
It’s been a hectic couple of weeks in the household. We’ve been moving and for anyone that knows, that’s not something that gets completely done over a weekend. We’ll probably still have unopened boxes for the next couple of months. The game of baseball marches on until the all-star break.
It’s certainly been awhile since we saw an edition of the plate discipline series. As John Lennon said, life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. It was a longer break for me and just in time as the sport comes to its predetermined halfway point.
Thursday is sometimes a difficult day to play on. It’s quite common for Draftkings to split their contests into early, normal, and late game contests. When you have only nine games on the schedule to begin with, it can be really challenging to put a schedule together using the daily
We’ve gone through a majority of the positions and profiled certain players on the positive and negative lists for each position. For left fielders we are going to do something a little different. In this case, we will look at some of the commonalities for players on either side of
Before we move onto the daily lineups I should put forth a bit of a disclaimer. I will be deviating from my normal methodology today and trying something else. It has little to do with lack of success lately (although that is a pleasant side effect) and more to do
Last time we talked about the difference between results and process. Obviously, most teams and most fantasy players focus on results. Process doesn’t earn you any points by itself. However, paying attention to process can tip you off to some sleepers and some players ready to fall. Unfortunately, teams don’t
Today, I’m playing in a Double Up! contest. They range anywhere from a dollar to ten dollars, but each works the same way. If you finish in the top half you get almost twice as much as you put in. Naturally, DraftKings gets their cut because they have to pay their
Like regular sports, fantasy sports is a results driven business. That being said, smart fantasy players have followed the thinking of innovative front offices in the sport. Whether you want to call it Moneyball thinking or simply a new wave is your call. However, they are using more and more