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Stream Machine: April 19-21

After some time away to reconfigure the Stream Machine for in-season matchup data (as well as taking some time off for personal reasons), I’m ready to roll out some new streaming options for the weekend matchups. As I promised earlier, I will do a check in at the end of the month in order to show the kind of stats you can get from your streaming starters. It’s important to remember that this is a season-long project, and early season streaming options are hard to figure out, as we don’t have a representative sample of in-season data until later on. Regardless, here are my picks for the weekend matchups.

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Locks, Stacks, and Barrels for MLB DFS: April 17th

The baseball season is a grind. It’s every single day. We will approach DFS the same way and be winners at the end of the season even if we have our hot streaks and slumps. Next week I will put up my season numbers and will track them as we go along. For today though, let’s dive right in.

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MLB DFS DraftKings Around the Horn April 12th, 2019

Happy weekend everyone, in total there are 12 evening games. Mets/ Braves, Yankees/ White Sox, Red Sox/ Orioles, Marlins/ Phillies are being prioritized in this article. Carlos Carrasco is the most obvious choice at pitching as the Indians draw the 2-10 Kansas City Royals. Let’s dig into some picks!

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MLB DFS DraftKings Around the Horn April 11th, 2019

Today’s slate of games is a mixture of matinees and evening games, for this write the focus will be on the evening slate of games. We have five games to build a lineup from with games beginning at 7:10 eastern. Toronto at Boston, N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, San Diego at Arizona, and Colorado at San Francisco. Let’s get to it and go Around the Horn!

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Atlanta Braves: 2019 Team Preview

A look at what the NL East division champion Atlanta Braves have done to improve on last year’s 90-win season.

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Top 5 Prospect Series – Atlanta Braves

The Braves entered the 2018 season with little to no expectations on their Postseason chances. If anything, they were only expected to fight for a Wild Card spot. The one thing Braves fans were excited for was seeing the rise of the No. 2 Prospect in all of baseball at the time, Ronald Acuña Jr.

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HOF Case – Andruw Jones

Andruw Jones is looking to improve on the 7.3% of the vote he received last year. This is his second year on the ballot and he is not trending in the right direction. That is a shame as he was an amazing centerfielder but will he get that plaque in Cooperstown.

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HOF Case – Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield was a Right-handed power hitter that was known for having one of the quickest bats in the game. This marks his 5th year on the Hall of Fame ballot. Will he get enough love from the Baseball Writers Association of America to get inducted this year?

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Who Are These ‘Mystery Teams’ for Machado?

If one thing was for certain after watching the postseason antics of Manny Machado, it would be that the sweepstakes for him wouldn’t be anything less than dramatic. And so far, it’s done nothing to disappoint. Even if it’s just

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HOF Case – Fred McGriff

By the mid-1990s, Fred McGriff seemed destined for enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. When “the Crime Dog’s” contract was purchased by the upstart Tampa Bay Devil Rays in November of 1997, more than four months before the franchise played its first Major League game, the tall first baseman with the helicopter follow-through boasted one of the most prolific resumes in baseball.

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