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Final Drop/Adds for Your Deep League Championship Push

With only four days of the 2015 fantasy baseball season left after Wednesday’s slate wraps up, it’s time to pull out all the stops. After Garrett Richards puts the finishing touches on what will hopefully be a brilliant start on Wednesday against the A’s, he’ll have done all he can to contribute to my hunt for a title and will promptly be dropped for a batter or starting...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: The 2015 Finale

In Episode 279, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) are back for one last Friday on the Farm as the duo wrap up the Baseball Profcast daily shows for 2015. Topics include: Top surprises of the 2015 season Some buy/sell targets for the offseason Some bold calls for 2016 Extra long edition of Friday on the Farm! You can check out all Baseball...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Surprising 2015 Outfielders

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 278, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Matt Commins (@MattCommins) wrap up their Thursday show once and for all. Today’s topics include: How highly we should rate A.J. Pollock in 2016 drafts Whether Lorenzo Cain is a 20-homer player in the making A look at some of 2015’s other most surprising outfielders...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: 2016 Sleepers and Busts

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 277, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) give some predictions for 2016. Today’s topics include: Bust candidates at each position Sleepers to keep an eye on next year Who we are likely to target at each position Some players that are dead to us based on poor 2015 performances A couple...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Price Continues To Roll

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 276, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) discuss some fantasy baseball topics and recap some preseason predictions. Topics include: Injuries to Yadier Molina and Jimmy Nelson Great starts by David Price and Jeff Samardzija A end of season review of Jake’s Baseball Prof Superlatives for...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Recapping Our 2015 Superlatives

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 275, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) begin a week of profcast wrap-up shows by reviewing some preseason calls. Topics include: Bold calls that went wrong and right Post-hype sleepers How we did calling some big time busts Outlooks on several players’ 2016 potential You can...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Top 25 Prospects For 2016

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 274, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) are back for another Friday on the Farm, including a discussion on the Astros deep farm system. Topics include: Jung-ho Kang’s injury and how it affects his long-term value Friday on the Farm – Top 25 Prospects for 2016 The Professors...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Starting Pitcher Values

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 273, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Matt Commins (@MattCommins) catch up on some starting pitcher values and other fantasy topics, including: Some SP Rankings for Friday Yordano Ventura’s upside The buzzsaw Texas Rangers lineup Dallas Kuechel’s future outlook You can check out all Baseball Profcasts on iTunes...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Time To Drop Gomez?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 272, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) discuss the latest and greatest in fantasy news. Topics include: Whether Carlos Gomez has become droppable What’s up with Sonny Gray Whether Cole Hamels is still an elite pitcher Some late-season waiver wire pickups t o help you over the final...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Commins’ Tuesday GPP Picks

Choosing pitchers in a GPP format in DFS is an art. You have to balance risk and reward while trying to maximize the return on the investment (salary). In this piece I will discuss my favorite pitcher tomorrow for GPP formats. The methodology of how I choose/select my pitchers can be found here. Below are my two favorite pitchers along with their DraftKIngs salaries in the parenthesis...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Is Stanton Worthy In The Playoffs?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 270, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) discuss some fantasy baseball topics and recap some preseason predictions. Topics include: Whether you should trust a returning Giancarlo Stanton in the fantasy playoffs Award Season is discussed and predictions are laughed at We discuss just how...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Professor: (Very) Late-Season Pickups

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 270, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) recap the weekend in baseball and talk about some players who can help down the stretch. Topics include: A couple of catchers that can help down the stretch including J.P. Arencibia and J.T. Realmuto Real or fake on Michael Conforto Catching...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Astros’ Amazingly Deep Farm System

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 269, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) are back for another Friday on the Farm, including a discussion on the Astros deep farm system. Topics include: Breaking down the Baseball America 2015 Minor League All-Star Team George’s article on DRA versus ERA and how it relates to...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Handling Cueto’s Struggles

In Episode 268, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Matt Commins (@MattCommins) discuss Johnny Cueto’s recent struggles and some other player values. Topics include: Whether Johnny Ceuto should be benched for his next start Wil Myers’ value down the stretch Whether Stephen Strasburg is safer than Max Scherzer right now What to expact from Marcus Stroman’s return...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Valuing A-Rod For 2016

In Episode 267, Professors Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) discuss whether streaming gives an edge or not and other fantasy topics, including: Corey Seager’s hot start What do you do with A-Rod next season Whether you can trust Corey Dickerson Would you rather have Jung-Ho Kang or David Wright? You can check out all Baseball Profcasts on iTunes and TuneIn a...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: The Playoff Push

In Episode 266, Professors Adam Nodiff (@Anodbaseball) Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) are back to discuss fantasy baseball action, including: Head to head playoff strategy Whether you should trust Stephen Strasburg and Carlos Carrasco in their next start back What to do with Matt Harvey after his next and potentially, second to last, start of the season Which hitters on the waiver...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Friday On The Farm

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 265, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) are back for another Friday on the Farm and tackle some listener questions. Topics include: Jake kicks it off with a Deflategate rant Corey Seager’s arrival to the Big Leagues We introduce the fantasy world to Anderson Espinoza Friday...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

A Middle Infielder With Win-Your-League Upside

The newest member of the Cubs’ big league team, Javier Baez is sure to elicit a fair amount of debate within the fantasy circles. When it comes to what his potential output will be for September some people will surely take the stance that Baez won’t receive enough playing time nor will he muster up enough contact to do much with the playing time he does receive. Let’s be...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Valuing Profar

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 264, Professors Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) discuss a pair of young players and how to evaluate September call-ups. Topics include: Whether you should stash Jurickson Profar in keeper/dynasty leagues Should you pick up Jackie Bradley Jr. How to evaluate September call-ups...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Commins’ Tuesday GPP Picks

Choosing pitchers in a GPP format in DFS is an art. You have to balance risk and reward while trying to maximize the return on the investment (salary). In this piece I will discuss my favorite pitcher tomorrow for GPP formats. The methodology of how I choose/select my pitchers can be found here. Today’s GPP recommendation is…Andrew Cashner (DK salary $6,100)! In 53 home starts...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Revere Leading Off

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 263, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) talk about some hitter values and play a game of real or fake. Topics include: How Ben Revere hitting lead-off for the Blue Jays will impact his value Why we hope Manny Machado gains SS eligibility Whether Carlos Martinez will tire down the...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Arrieta’s No-Hitter

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 262, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) recap the weekend in baseball and talk about some players who can help down the stretch. Topics include: A game of either/or on Jake Arrieta’s value for ROS and 2016 Debate on whether you should add Javier Baez in standard leagues Buy...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping An Eye On Julio Teheran

Julio Teheran has seemingly gone backwards in his development this season, but has shown glimpses of the promise many fantasy owners saw entering the 2015 season. While he may not be able to help you this year if he’s not already on your roster, I’m watching him closely in regards to determining how to value him for the 2016 season. Home/Road Splits One split that has jumped...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Re-Visiting Baseball Professor’s NL ROY Predictions

On April 8th, when the season was still fresh and hopes were alive and well for all 30 clubs, our staff sat down to make some predictions on the 2015 season. As I look back at my picks and those of my fellow Professors I have to laugh, especially when I look at the AL Central which has been about as wildly different as we could have expected. Out of all of these award races I think...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: September Call-Ups

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 261, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and George Bissell (@GeorgeBissell) are back for another edition of Friday on the Farm where they cover a whole bunch of September call-ups. Topics include: Justin Verlander’s value heading into 2016 Will the Dodgers call up Julio Urias? Friday on the Farm — Discussing...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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