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Brandon Workman’s Unsuspected Rise

Entering this season Brandon Workman’s future in Boston was uncertain. The righty had no options remaining and struggled in the second half and postseason last year. In 2019 however, he has not only proved his critics wrong but been the Red Sox best reliever. As the Red Sox have struggled mightily Workman has seemingly put it all together in his fifth major league season.

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MLB DFS: Studs and Scrubs for August 12, 2019

Not much to be said today as far as an intro goes. The title speaks for itself. I’ll be taking a studs and scrubs approach tonight, especially when it comes to pitching. There aren’t a whole lot of options to like. So, why not pay all the way down?

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State of MLB: Prospect Hoarding

It has become a recurrent theme in trade negotiations between contending and rebuilding teams: “Prospect X is untouchable.” Teams have become increasingly reluctant to trade their top prospects in an effort to inch closer to a championship. Front offices are trying to do the same thing: construct a roster that is filled with young and talented players at below-market value contracts. This philosophy of risk-aversion, prospect accumulation, and player development is having a negative impact on Major League Baseball.

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Darwinzon Hernandez Excelling In Red Sox Bullpen

So far this season the Red Sox bullpen has been a constant source of frustration. Their performance has been magnified of late as the Sox are currently six and a half games out of a wild card spot. While the relief group has been inconsistent so far, Darwinzon Hernandez is emerging as a key piece. The Sox lefthander has been dominate of late in his second major league stint. As the defending champs look to climb back into the playoff picture he will be an important piece of the puzzle.

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The Chicago Cubs’ August Survival Guide

The trade deadline has come and gone. The National League Central remains highly contested. The Cubs bullpen, per some fans, seems to be in disarray. However, with all that being said, the Chicago Cubs are in first place in the division. Wrigley Field has been the friendly confines that it advertises to be… for the Cubs. The road hasn’t. Just a few days into August, here are three things the Cubs should do to stay in the race for the division title. Cubs fans, here’s your survival guide to the month of August. And no, watching the Bears isn’t on this list. Sorry, coach Ditka.

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7&7: Dog Days of Summer Makes Me Thirsty

Welcome to August. The dog days of summer are here you deserve something refreshing and I know you’re sick of Claw Daddy’s.
You know the rules: 7 best hitters of the week

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MLB DFS: Arms, Bats, and Stacks for August 5, 2019

Welcome back. We jump right into the week with a bigger slate than normal for a Monday. A 12-gamer with a decent amount of value along with some fun match-ups to exploit. So, let’s dive right in and take a look at the Arms, Bats, and Stacks for tonight’s games.

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Two-Start Pitchers: Week 18 (8/05 – 8/11)

Matt Bishop | August 5, 2019 STREAMER OF THE WEEK Daniel Norris, SP DET (CHW, KC) (24% CBS, 2% ESPN, 5% Yahoo) It’s getting to that time of the year where we are running out of decent streaming pitchers to

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Post Trade Deadline Power Rankings

Barring any late-season injuries, the final rosters are set after the trade deadline has passed. A familiar face in the AL has soared right to the top and a surprise team is slowly making its way into the top 10. Here are the new rankings.

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The Very Unique Eric Hosmer Profile

I was looking at this season BABIP leaderboards in the search of some outliers. I was curious to see if any batter was putting together a strangely high BABIP value while hitting more (more more) than average ground balls and not that many line drives or fly balls.

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