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Yesterday, Welington Castillo, Matt Holliday, and Yasiel Puig all homered, but it wasn’t enough for “hectorrondon” as Mike Minor was good for just eight points and no other batter scored more than 1.25.Today it’s back to the real aces in a late-game entry. Will that make a difference? It should.Just a few bits of housekeeping before we go any further:Sorry for the site being down yesterday, but we’ve sorted out some tech bugs and don’t anticipate any more issuesRemember to take our Week 12 Fantasy Survey if you haven’t yet — it takes just 30 secondsFoul Paul! has been posted for this week and it’s a doozyOur latest Profcast, Episode 3, is up and waiting for you — this week it’s starting pitchersYou can get our daily updates via email if you don’t yetAs always, it’s never too late to start playing FanDuel!Oh, and Like us on Facebook to stay in the loop!Season ResultsWagered: $680 | Profit: -$9.50 | ROI: 1.4% | Avg. Points: 33.05Contest SettingsSalary Cap: $35KBuy-in: $10Teams: 20-t
BEST OF MAXIM
It’s that time of the baseball season–rambunctious trade chitter-chatter has initiated. Ideas and rumors are being tossed around, not all as ideal as they seem.
A big one I’m starting to notice is one of those.
If the Miami Marlins traded Giancarlo Stanton to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Yasiel Puig, it would be incredibly foolish–for the Dodgers. Though Los Angeles still...
ST. LOUIS - First it was a moth, now it's the fly.
Matt Holliday stepped to the plate in the sixth inning on Thursday night against the Cubs and crushed a 418-foot home run. The big left fielder made it look as easy as ABC, one, two three - but he forgot to XYZ.
That's right. even baseball players forget to zip. It happens to the best of us. Just usually not in front...
Stodgy old baseball types will tell you that they go to baseball games every day because they always see something new th…
There has been a lot of rabble going into the All-Star Game next month about Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig potentially getting named to the team after just 15 games. Bruce Bochy of the Giants, manager of this year's NL squad, said he'd be hard-pressed to add Puig to the roster. And honestly, I can see both sides of the argument on this one.
Puig has been sensational...
The most exciting play in baseball, within context, is presumably the walk-off grand slam with two outs and a three-run deficit. Within context, I imagine it’s almost a perfect correlation between play excitement and Win Probability Added. This is why WPA works as both a baseball statistic and emotion statistic. Any immediate reversal of deficit to victory is going to be outstanding...
Yasiel Puig has been so impressive in his limited time in the bigs, there have been calls from some people to put the phenom in the All-Star Game. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, who will manage the NL All-Star squad, says Puig making the All-Star team is a “long shot.” Puig is not on [...]
Just to touch briefly on it…
Chris Capuano pitched six shutout innings in his return from the disabled list. Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier continued their hot hitting. The Dodgers put two runs on the board before the seats were even re-warmed for the second game of their double header with the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Oh, and Yasiel Puig hit another home run. This was probably...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Newcomer Pedro Ciriaco tripled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. The Padres, who had three terrific defensive plays, won for the eighth time in 10 games and popped above .500 for the second time this season. Dodgers...
Pedro Ciriaco provided a pair of big hits late in Thursday night’s game helping the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The loss drops the Dodgers to 8.5 games behind division leading Arizona Diamondbacks including six games behind the Padres who moved into sole possession of third in the NL West.
Ciriaco has had a nice start for the Padres after being...
I was supposed to see Hiroki Kuroda pitch last night vs. the LA Dodgers, but thanks to Mother Nature I had to endure another Phil Hughes catastrophe.
Dodgers Yasiel Puig – 06-20-2013 – Yankee Stadium
After Tuesday night’s game got bumped making Wednesday a doubleheader, the older of the two starting pitchers traditionally picks the game he wants to start in.
Kuroda picked the...
Ben and Sam talk about a pair of All-Star candidates, then discuss Royals GM Dayton Moore`s comments about Kauffman Stadium suppressing walks.
Hey there, Internet users, and welcome to the second part of the 11th edition of The Worst Of The Best. This is the second part of the tenth edition, from last Friday, which you might have already read. If you haven’t already read it, maybe go ahead and keep it that way because I can never predict when I’m going to have to start recycling jokes and other material. Every single...
Pick explanations will be coming at 12:15 pm EST today, but I wanted to get my lineups out before noon. Enjoy!I didn’t get a chance to post my lineup yesterday, but I did enter a contest and came away with a third-place victory on the strength of my team’s 46.25 points. Madison Bumgarner scored 17, Yasiel Puig had 11.5, Manny Machado was good for 7.5, and Michael Bourn got in...
Hanley Ramirez capped a six-hit day with a pair of RBI singles,
Yasiel Puig homered to complete a dazzling debut in New York and
the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Yankees 6-0 Wednesday for a split
of their day-night doubleheader.