Top-10 Early MLB Busts: Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano, Prince Fielder

While the Major League Baseball season is young, in fantasy baseball terms we are already in Week 4. In the little time that has progressed since the first pitch has been thrown a list has been accruing of baseball players who have been total flops so far for their owners. Below is a list of Top-10 Early MLB Busts: Miguel Cabrera, Robinson Cano, Prince Fielder and more. In fact,...
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Will the Real Matt Cain Please Stand Up

Matt Cain's career 93-91 record does not impress anyone. Since he earned a full time job in the San Francisco Giants rotation, only 19 pitchers in all of baseball have won more games, however, just Bronson Arroyo and Paul Maholm have lost more games.  We all know wins and losses are a team effort, but it can skew the view of a players career pretty drastically.#486278051 /...
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2014 Fantasy Baseball, Week 4 Tools of the Trade: The Charlie Blackmon Trade Market’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a trade. A full-blown analysis of each team’s strengths and weaknesses are essential prior to proposing...
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Daily DraftStreet Matchups: April 23

Sign up for free with DraftStreet and claim your $500 Freeroll ticket. There’s a $10,000 guaranteed tournament tonight and a $100,000 guaranteed tournament next Friday. Before we get into today’s best and worst values, let’s talk a little strategy. One of the most widely used daily fantasy tactics is to start multiple players from one team, known as stacking. The idea is that...
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Bear or Bull: Bullet with Butlerfly Wings

Billy Butler burned his fanboys last year, after a strong campaign in 2012.  I know everyone around here lovingly (or maybe bitterly) calls him “Moobs”, but that probably hurts his feelings… I bet that’s why he started out so slow this year. I am tweaking the categories a bit this time, because this methodology is still a work in progress.  Here are some quick notes on...
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Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, April 24

Take 30 seconds and vote in our Week 4 survey (plus see survey results from Week 3)! With 13 of Thursday’s 22 probable starters rated above average and four topping 20% above average, it looks like a good day for pitching. Here are some thoughts on Thursday’s matchups: Dan Haren has one of the highest ratings we’ve seen this season in his home start against Kyle Kendrick...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols Joins 500 Home Run Club

Since 2001, Albert Pujols rookie season, no one in baseball has hit more home runs.  Alex Rodriguez (465), Adam Dunn (444), David Ortiz (415) and Alfonso Soriano (407) are the only others to have hit 400.  Pujols has homered against every team in the MLB, except his former club, the St. Louis Cardinals.  We know Albert has been the best in baseball for a long time now, but to...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade Court Verdict: Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw Trade

Today FFLockerRoom Fantasy Sports takes a look into a league that is wanting to trade the injured Clayton Kershaw, starting pitcher of the Los Angeles Dodgers  for starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia and injured first baseman Mark Teixeira, both of the New York Yankees. The reasoning as you will see is simple, it is a keeper salary league and the owner of Kershaw is trying to get out...
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Buy Low & Sell High – April 23rd 2014

Each and every week FFLockerRoom will be here to give you the players that are underachieving or getting unlucky and therefore are buy low candidates as well as those overachieving that you should market for trade! These players will have an impact on most 2014 Fantasy Baseball rosters and transactions can make or break your season. Utilizing this list along with the FFLockerRoom 2014...
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Baseball Profcast: A Reborn Howard

In Episode 39, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Got a few seconds? Rate and review the show on iTunes! Consider it a nice way of saying, “Thanks!” Today’s topics include: Aftermath of the Chris Sale and Shin...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Daily Fix April 23rd

It’s still early in the season, so we are still learning the ropes over at Draftstreet. We’ve talked about stacking before and the folks over at Draftstreet are on to that strategy. So, they’ve limited you to four players from any one team in the starting lineup. I found out that little nugget when I tried to pick on Mike Pelfrey in tomorrow’s game. Sadly, Draftstreet wouldn’t...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

J-Fer Puts Atlanta In The Miami Vice

The H is O! Oh, no, Jose Fernandez has me so jazzed, I need to bust some rhymes. I came in the door, I said it before. I never let a top starter magnetize me no more, but watching Fernandez yesterday is biting me, fighting me, inviting me to want a number one starter just this one time. I can't hold it back, I'm looking at his pitching line -- 8 IP, 0 ER, 3 baserunners...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

El Dio de Strikeout – MLB Updates:

El Dio de Strikeout & MLB Updates: Jose Fernandez – Fernandez out-dueled Atlanta’s Alex Wood in this one, snatching up the W in the 1-0 game. Hernandez K’d 14, allowing 0 ER. Tuesday’s victory moves Hernandez to 3-1 on the season with a 1.99 ERA and an astounding 47 K’s in 31.2 IP.  Alex Wood – […]
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Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, April 23

Take 30 seconds and vote in our Week 4 survey (plus see survey results from Week 3)! Wednesday doesn’t give us a ton of aces, but it does give us the return of Cole Hamels! Here are some other notes about Wednesday’s probables: Justin Masterson rates 7% above average in his start against the Royals, but the Ks probably won’t be there in full Masterson glory as Kansas City...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Lose Left-Hander Chris Sale To Disabled List

The Chicago White Sox placed star left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale on the disabled list Tuesday afternoon due to a flexor muscle strain. This news is actually a relief though as Sale had thrown 127 pitches against the Boston Red Sox a few days prior and the organization along with the young lefty admitted that they were both worried that the injury could have been much worse...
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RCL Update, Week 4: Revenge of The UCL’s

Holy shiitake mushroom Batman... is it safe to come out yet? Bobby Parnell, Jarrod Parker, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Patrick Corbin, Bruce Rondon, Jameson Taillon, Matt Moore, and now Ivan Nova have all fallen slain to some guy named Tommy John. Arrest this guy someone! Isn't this world tragic enough without some mad man weaponizing UCL's? Personally, I think this is all...
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DraftKings – Pay Stubbs

Stop me if you've heard this before but Colorado is playing at home and that's a good thing for your DraftKings team. Yes, duh to the derp degree. We knows it now! With that said, you're always looking for a way to get in on that action on the cheap. Tulo? He's too high at $5,400. CarGo? Car Go bye bye at $5,700. And even Blackmon is nearing blackout territory...
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2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Fix DL Report – Week Four

Photo Credit: Keith Allison Welcome to the fourth week of the Fix DL Report. Each week I (@Rich_Migs) will cover significant fantasy baseball injuries. As the season continues, the report will address some of the most recent injuries and their fantasy implications. OUT FOR THE SEASON: Patrick Corbin, Brandon Beachy, Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker, Cory Luebke, Bruce Rondon, Bobby Parnell...
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Update On Cincinnati Closer Aroldis Chapman

According to John Fayman the Cincinnati Reds closer, Aroldis Chapman, threw a 45 pitch bullpen session on Sunday. As far as we know, it went well and he will most likely attempt live batting practice on Wednesday. Assuming the live practice throwing session goes off without a hitch, he should start a rehab assignment in the minors soon after.  For everyone that still took a chance...
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2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week Four Free Agent Fixes

A couple of my preseason favorites have gotten off to a strong start, and both are highlighted among this week’s top options available in some leagues. They are joined by a pair of first basemen that mutually benefit from a trade made last week. The AL-only and NL-only options touted today include a starting pitcher that is thriving in a relief role and an outfielder that appears...
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