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MLB Trade Deadline Preview: Washington Nationals

We all remember how the Nationals went 19-31 in their first 50 games and managed to win the World Series in 2019. Let’s not think that is a normal occurrence.

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MLB DFS: Pitch Targets and Stacks for June 26

Let’s go! It’s been a while since I’ve written a DFS article and handed out some of my favorite plays.

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MLB Non-Tender Recap

The Major League Baseball non-tender deadline was Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST. That means that any pre-arbitration and arbitration-eligible players that did not receive a contract tender from their respective teams are now free agents.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Chicago Cubs 

Only four seasons removed from their historic 2016 World Series championship, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer find themselves at a crossroads as the core of their title team heads into their free agency walk seasons. Led by Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Anthony Rizzo, the key offensive components of the Cubs roster that ended the franchise’s 108-year championship drought are looking at big contracts at the conclusion of next season.

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MLB Best Hitters Of The Week

Manny Machado San Diego Padres In my second year doing this article, I’ve had repeat players, but never back-to-back… until now. 

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Leandre: Ichiro Suzuki was Overrated

Jordan Leandre explores a fascinating question regarding Ichiro and whether or not he’s overrated.

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DraftKings Around the Horn September 18th, 2019

Tonight we have flamethrower Gerrit Cole and his 0.82 ERA in September as the easy favorite as the number one starting pitcher, in turn, we will have to find value at SP2 to pay up for Cole. As for bats, the Twins, Cubs, Indians, and Astros are all in good spots and will likely lead the way as popular options to target for offense. Let’s take a trip around the diamond, let’s go Around the Horn!

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Locks, Stacks, and Barrels: MLB DFS for September 6th, 2019

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. Every day there are safe bets that flop and values that hit big, but we need to stick with our strategy in evaluating and playing. Let’s take a look at what we have today.

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DraftKings Around the Horn September 5th, 2019

Just seven games to break down in MLB DFS tonight. Stephen Strasburg is the number one pitcher option in a tough matchup at Atlanta after that is a whole bunch of mediocrity. A strategy that may be popular will be rostering two mid-tier pitchers to go along with some higher-priced bats. Minnesota will face Nathan Eovaldi at Fenway, the Rays get a home matchup against Trent Thornton and the Jays, and the ‘Stros will look to tee off at home against Marco Gonzalez and the Mariners. Let’s “Step into a Slim-Jim” and go Around the Horn!

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Trade Deadline Spotlight: Whit Merrifield

One of the more versatile players in baseball, Whit Merrifield is one of the most sought after trade deadline targets this season.

Merrifield has been one of the lone bright spots for the Kansas City Royals. He has been sitting at an above-average WAR his whole career and is improving his defense. He has that .300 BA and 20 HR capabilities at the dish as well. He is also a great base runner. He stole 43 bases last season and 34 the year before that.

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