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NBA Finals Game 6 Highlights - Warriors Are Champions

r/NBA So LeBron James set nearly every NBA Finals record and the Cleveland Cavaliers still lost to the Golden State Warriors.  Basketball is 5v5 not 1v5 and that is why the Warriors are NBA Champions.  The Warriors beat the Cavs 105-97.LeBron played a helluva series, and became the first player in NBA history to lead BOTH teams in points, rebounds and assists for the series...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Interactive DFS MLB

View image | gettyimages.com @GODRAFT MLB DFS Advice for Wednesday from @shppirate12 Giving you the top plays again with my interactive MLB DFS advice.  GoDraft.com is offering guaranteed tournaments, 50/50s, and head to heads so come win some cash. I play every day in the guaranteed tournament so come beat shppirate12. Pitchers (#dutchboySP) We have plenty of #1 options...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Risk and Reward - U.S. Open

View image | gettyimages.com I can, without a doubt, state that everyone has questioned their purpose in life. Even billionaire entrepreneurs eventually find themselves asking whether or not their Scrooge McDuck vaults are worth the time and effort along the way. We all seek meaning after a certain point, whether its in building a family, eradicating AIDS or simply exploring...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - U.S. Open

View image | gettyimages.com Fifty percent is a decent number for some things. Winning heads-or-tails comes to mind or winning presidential elections, for that matter. I'm not sure what that says about our electoral system, but 50 percent is never a winning number in fantasy golf. That magical numeral that separates minority from majority also happened to be my cut percentage...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers Acquire Lance Stephenson

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Spencer Hawes and Matt Barnes to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Lance Stephenson.  Stephenson was brutal in his only season with the Hornets, after signing a 3 year $27 mil deal last offseason.  He started just 25 games, playing in 61.  He matched his career numbers, scoring 8 points and grabbing 4.5 rebounds while dishing...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball - Buy or Sell

View image | gettyimages.com Maikel Franco has been scorching hot the last two weeks, and his 37 total bases is 5th best in baseball.  The 3B position has some holes in 12 team leagues and deeper, when you consider multi position players, the UTIL spot and CI, so Franco should be on your roster if you need help.  He is owned in just 33% of Yahoo leagues, but closer to 50...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Finals Game 5 Highlights

r/NBA Stephen Curry scored 37 points in a Golden State Warriors Game 5 win at home, 104-91 to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.  He is now averaging 26.2 points per game to go along with 6 assists and 5 rebounds in the series, shooting 44% from the field and 40% from downtown.  Those are MVP numbers.   Andre Iguodala will battle Curry for the MVP trophy should he have another...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Extend Winning Streak to 11

View image | gettyimages.com It is all finally starting to click for the Toronto Blue Jays, who for the past couple years have been acquiring talent to compete in the American League East.  They have now won 11 straight games, outscoring their opponents 88-40, and are now four games over .500 and one game out of 1st place! The streak started with a win on June 2nd, taking down...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Promote Francisco Lindor

View image | gettyimages.com The Cleveland Indians have called up Francisco Lindor from AAA Columbus.  Lindor hit .279 this season, and is a career .278 minor league hitter across 5 seasons, dating back to when he was just 17 years old in the New York-Penn League   The native of Puerto Rico is considered a top 10 prospect in the MLB.  The Indians selected him 8th overall...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Promote Byron Buxton

View image | gettyimages.com The Minnesota Twins are following what the rest of the MLB is doing, and calling up their superstar from AA, OF Byron Buxton.  Depending on which site you are reading, Buxton is the #1/#2 prospect in all of baseball.  Buxton is hitting .283 with 12 TRIPLES this season.  He also has 7 doubles and 6 home runs.  He is a career .289 hitter in the...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

GoDraft.com DFS

View image | gettyimages.com GoDraft.com MLB DFS Advice for Sunday from @shppirate12 This is my interactive MLB DFS advice.  I will go through my picks for a full slate of games on Sunday but check back on twitter by following the hashtags and tag @GoDraft so players can build their lineups on my suggestions and check the hashtags.  If your twitter game is strong send some picks...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Baseball - Start Gerrit Cole

View image | gettyimages.com Gerrit Cole against any team is usually a good matchup, but Cole against the Philadelphia Phillies offense is the perfect matchup.  Cole is 9-2 on the year for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and owns a 1.73 EAR and 1.10 WHIP with 86 strikeouts in 78 IP.  Cole has yet to allow an earned run in two June starts.  The San Francisco Giants scored 2 unearned...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseballs Luckiest Hitters

View image | gettyimages.com Earlier we focused on those MLB players with the worst luck to begin the season, looking at LD% and BABIP.  Now we look at those around the Majors hitting lots of fly balls, and still owning a BABIP above .300. There have been just 27 players since 2010 that finished the season with a FB% greater than 43% and a BABIP over .300. 15 of those happened...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseballs Most Unlucky Hitters

View image | gettyimages.com The following is a list of players in the MLB who are hitting line drives in more than 20% of their ABs, but have a BABIP below league average. These are players that you might want to consider holding onto if you own them, or trying to acquire on the cheap as their luck could change, soon....hopefully!   Ben Revere, George Springer and Giancarlo...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Finals Game 4 Highlights

r/NBA The Golden State Warriors have tied the NBA Finals at 2 games apiece, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82.  The Warriors have not lost 3 games in a row all season long!   Golden State took the lead late in the 1st quarter, and as you can see in the game flow, only got better as the game went on.  The Warriors made 12 of their 30 3pt attempts, good for a 40% and a...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top AAA Starting Pitchers

BeGreen 90 - Flickr The Tampa Bay Rays and Pittsburgh Pirates are above .500 in 2015, thanks to Chris Archer and Gerrit Cole. They also have a ton of pitching prospects on the way, some that are dominating AAA ball.   Dylan Floro is ranked 27th in the Rays farm system, and Adrian Sampson ranks 24th for the Pirates. Both guys get groundball outs, thanks to the sinking action...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top AAA Hitters

View image | gettyimages.com Jesus Montero is the definition of bust.  He was the New York Yankees #1 prospect in 2009, 2010 and 2011 according to Baseball America, and a top 10 prospect in all of baseball.  In 2010, he hit 34 doubles and 21 homers at AAA Scranton.  This is what people used to say about him: Signed for a $1.6 million bonus by the Yankees, scouts have...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasova to Detroit Pistons

The NBA offseason is officially underway!  Well, not really, but the Milwaukee Bucks have traded Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams.  Butler returns to the Bucks, where he was traded during the 2013-14 NBA season, before being waived and signed on with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It was just last summer that people were saying...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday - All-Time Greats - Third Base

View image | gettyimages.com Josh Donaldson has been the best third basemen in all of baseball in 2015.  He owns a .314 BA with 16 homers and 15 doubles which has led to 43 RBI and 49 runs scored.  Only Todd Frazier has hit more home runs (17)  just Nolan Arenado has more RBI (47). All-Time Greats - Catcher All-Time Greats - First Base But compared to the All-Time...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Place Closer Andrew Miller on DL

Yankees place Andrew Miller on 15-day DL with strained muscle in forearm. Miller is tied for 2nd in AL with 17 saves. pic.twitter.com/CipnvmhrtR — Baseball Tonight (@BBTN) June 10, 2015 The New York Yankees have placed closer Andrew Miller on the disabled list with a forearm strain.  Dellin Betances will take over and my 8th round draft pick in fantasy baseball finally will...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings Wednesdays

View image | gettyimages.com   We are starting a new series here on We Talk Fantasy Sports, and it's called DraftKings Wednesdays. I've been joining daily games (free entries) on DraftKings over the past few weeks, and found myself doing fairly well. I figured I would throw some cash into my account and see if I can win some real money   One of the most important things...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Finals Game 3 Highlights

r/NBA The Cleveland Cavaliers took a 2-1 NBA Finals lead over the Golden State Warriors last night, 96-91, behind another strong performance from LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova...well being Delly. The Wariors cut a 20 point deficit down to one the 4th, but the Cavs were able to pull away an give the city of Cleveland its first every NBA Finals victory on their home court...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - FedEx St. Jude Classic

Wise men once noted that the winds on the seas of change are insurmountable. Try as one might to avoid it, the only constant is change. And e. Oh, and that these will inevitably contain a joke that only I find funny. I've been adrift on ocean of personal progress, knocking out milestones and finding new work, and yet, I couldn't wait to get back to writing with the fine folks here...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitchers for Summer

View image | gettyimages.com How is your team doing so far this year? Do you need some help from the pitching side? Here are some guys that you could trade for or at least one you could pick off the waiver wire before he returns. Danny Salazar's skills have been superior this year. While he is owned, owners in keeper leagues should target him as a future ace. His 11.8 K...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Finals Game 2 Highlights

r/NBA For the first time in NBA history, the NBA Finals started with two overtime games.  Somehow, someway, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena, without Kyrie Irving.  This is just the 4th loss all year the Warriors have suffered at home, including the playoffs.  Some people are questioning the officiating of last night's contest ...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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