Tag "Atlanta Braves"

Weekly Top 10 Power Rankings

Week eight is here and some fresh power-rankings are out. This is the first installment of The Scorecrow’s top 10 power rankings. There has been some teams that have been consistent, some teams that have been disappointing, and some really surprising teams. So let’s break down the top 10.

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Week 9 Buy Low/Sell High

We are back this week with a Memorial Day version of Buy Low/Sell High. I hope you heeded the advice from last week as Max Scherzer tossed a gem and Domingo German struggled against the Orioles and Royals. This week, we continue to identify the deals you should be making as a fantasy baseball manager.

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Touch ‘Em All: MLB DFS 5/25

This article is for the all-day slate starting at 2:10, but if you only plan on playing the five-game slate starting at 7:05, I have tips for you as well. Also, some of the lineups aren’t released yet, so be sure to check that they are before submitting.

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5/23 Bullpen Report: Searching for Saves

Saves. A simple category in all roto and category leagues across fantasy baseball to give relief pitchers value, yet, they are one of the most coveted and difficult to obtain. Check out this article to find the widely available closers and setup men you should be targeting in order to increase your saves total.

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Deep Dive: Mike Soroka

After making his MLB debut in 2018 the former top prospect for the Braves is having a stellar 2019 season to start the year. In 2018 Mike Soroka made his first MLB start on May 1st against the New York Mets.

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MLB DFS – Pitching, Hitting, and Stacks for 5/20/19

There are a few pitchers in good spots tonight, making it tough to pinpoint which two to play on Draftkings. Whenever that is the case, the best plan of attack is to filter in a few of them into different tournament lineups. Let’s dig into some players and matchups to take advantage of on this Monday night eight-game main slate.

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Touch ‘Em All: MLB DFS 5/19

Note: This is for the main slate of 10 games starting at 1:00 PM EST.

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What Is Dallas Keuchel Worth?

The MLB offseason was an interesting one due to free agency, meaning the lack thereof. Some veterans, expecting big pay-days, had to settle for less than expected and a smaller number of years, quite a few noticeable acquisitions only received one-year contracts. We’re over a month into the new season, and there are still players seeking employment, including Dallas Keuchel.

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Flashback Friday – Kenny Lofton

Every Thursday or Friday we will take a look back on the life and career of a player. You will get some background, an iconic moment, and plenty of stats. As voted on by the Twitter community, today we look back at Kenny Lofton.

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The Braves Need to Sign Craig Kimbrel ASAP

The Braves bullpen is in desperate need of help, holding a 5.17 ERA, allowing almost six walks per nine, and allowing a .297 batting average on balls in play (BABIP) in 62.2 innings pitched this season. The Braves have also lost their closer, Arodys Vizcaino, to season-ending shoulder surgery, which opens the door even more for them to look internally and externally for improvements on the bullpen. What’s an external option, you might ask? Well, it couldn’t be the guy who saved 42 games last year while pitching to a 2.74 and striking out 96 at the age of 30, could it? No way that guy is still a free agent, right? Someone had to have signed him by now, three weeks into the regular season. Well no one has, and Craig Kimbrel is still a free agent, and now is the perfect time for him to return to the team he started with and won the Rookie of the Year with.

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