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Had some time to get the daily picks done tonight while watching that **** show the White Sox put on in the 9th and 10th innings against Baltimore. Yuck.
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Onto the picks for April 17th.
Fantasy Baseball Daily Picks
Guys I Like
SP Ian Kennedy
One of the more underrated pitchers in baseball, Kennedy is coming off a season in which he had a 2.88 ERA and a WHIP of 1.09. His strikeout numbers don’t wow you, but they’re passable. This year Kennedy is 2-0 with a 2.65 ERA, though his WHIP and BAA are higher. Still, facing Pittsburgh, who he is 1-0 against in two career starts with a 1.64 ERA and 0.57 WHIP, makes Kennedy a solid start option that you can get cheaper than CC Sabathia, Da...
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Ian Kennedy has carried his regular-season success from last year over to the beginning of 2012.
The right-hander looks to win his third straight start and help the Arizona Diamondbacks continue their home success against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Though Kennedy (2-0, 2.84 ERA) went 0-1 with a 4.26 ERA in two starts against Milwaukee in the 2011 NL division series...
After every series, we'll take stock of how each individual and group performance affects their overall value.
Mike Aviles: Aviles did a good job filling in for Ellsbury in the top spot. He wasn't great but he did swing the bat well at times, hitting two big home runs in the middle games of the series.
Dustin Pedroia: Even though he hit a bit of a snag in the...
Tonight the Pittsburgh Pirates and their miserable offense will go head-to-head with potential Cy Young candidate Ian Kennedy in Arizona. The game will start a 9:40 PM in the Eastern Time Zone. Can you stay awake for the whole game? Why would you want to? Well, I'll probably be awake for the whole game, because that's how I roll. So take the challenge with me and with other...
The Los Angeles Angels returned home and recorded a much-needed win after a rough road trip.
Now, they hope to get Dan Haren back on track.
Haren will try to help the Angels win consecutive games for the first time this season Tuesday night against the Oakland Athletics.
After going 2-4 at Minnesota and New York, Los Angeles (4-6) avoided a third consecutive home loss with a 6...
Author: Chris McBrienwww.dmfantasybaseball.comIf there is one thing that never ceases to amaze, it is the sheer number of fantasy baseball owners that panic as early as the second week of the baseball season. With such a small sample size, it is easy to over-react when players have a poor start to the season. However, there are often warning signs that begin to take shape early in...
@Oakland Athletics (4-7) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (4-6)Probable Pitchers: OAK - Tyson Ross (0-0, -.-- ERA) LAA - Dan Haren (0-1, 6.97 ERA)Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV- FS-W; Radio- KLAA 830
[wayin]a7de28b8-90a5-43ac-85c0-da8d8acbbf7d[/wayin] The Angels got this home stand of to a great start after last night’s all around great performance by the team. Great pitching...
Young <span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US">Félix, and so did the other two pitchers the Rays have sent against the Sox.Three straight wins -- if it happens -- would be a trend.In other news, Mike Aviles got praise for his leadoff work. Cosign!And Carl Crawford may see some minor...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Daric Barton ended a career-worst homerless drought of 76 games with a solo shot against Dan Haren and Coco Crisp drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning single, triggering a four-run rally that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
The Athletics got a one-out single from Cuban rookie Yoenis Cespedes...
Daric Barton ended a career-worst homerless drought of 76 games with a solo shot against Dan Haren and Coco Crisp drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning single, triggering a four-run rally that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
The Athletics got a one-out single from Cuban rookie Yoenis Cespedes and a two-out bunt...
Like a Reimold CowboyPhoto Credit: Keith Allison
With the waiver wire buzzing, MLB Real Talk is back discussing the long-term merits of players like Mike Aviles, Nolan Reimold, Kyle Drabek, and Jon Jay.Work gets done after the jump:
-If I said that you could pick up the leadoff hitter for the potent Boston Red Sox offense right now, chances are, you’d race to your waiver wire...
Everybody chill the **** out. He’s got this.Photo Credit: SD Dirk
We’re talking starting pitchers again here on MLB Real Talk as a lot of popular names on draft day are suffering through slumps. Tim Lincecum, Matt Moore, Dan Haren, Yu Darvish... lots of dudes are getting lit up, and fantasy owners want answers. Worry not, your boy No-Star-Damus is here with his platinum-plated...
Red Sox 6, Rays 4. Vicente Padilla gets the win. Mike Aviles (pictured) and Cody Ross go deep.Youk gets a hit; all Sox regulars now at .200 or better except Darnell McDonald, who just became a regular in this series.David Ortiz goes 3-for-4. Season average: .444.I can taste .500. Given the way things started, it tastes like an ice cream sundae.