The possibility of Brandin Cooks having a "return to glory" season with Watson as his quarterback. I also discussed the idea of MLB playing an 81 game season out west without fans in attendance at the games.
The Reds' Derek Dietrich after being hit by the fifth pitch in two games. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By: Braeden Long The Brewers will get a week-long break from ball magnet, Derek Dietrich, who found himself hit by six zingers in a four-game series with Cincinnati over the weekend. Unfortunately, a week isn't enough time to figure out how to back Dietrich down and open up the strike zone... Derek Dietrich after being hit by sixth pitch on Saturday, June 22nd. (Bleacher Report) Dietrich etched his name in the history books in Friday’s 11-7 win over the Brewers with a feat to be (somewhat) proud of. Milwaukee’s pitching staff managed to peg Dietrich three times on Friday evening which ended in warnings for both benches
Whats going on DFS Champions? We have some great match ups for the Aug. 18th, 7:05pm ET (Main Slate) on FanDuel. Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals will be playing in Coors Field, and Clayton Kershaw is on the bump in Oakland. So without further ado, lets tap into The Wagner Wire. Pitcher - Clayton Kershaw $13,400 Its no surprise that Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 2.39) is the highest pitcher for tonight's slate. Priced at $13,400, Kershaw is worth every bit of it. Say bye to your FanDuel budget, but he is hurling against the A's at the Coliseum. The A's have been struggling at plate. They're hitting just .239 as a team, with an OPS of only .692 in August. With these numbers and
What is up fantasy champions? We're playing the 7:05 pm ET slate today. We have another fantastic lineup for you tonight. With the MLB trade deadline quickly approaching, key players have been on the move and it appears more are to come. I love Cargo tonight, but the Rockies are adamant on dealing him before Friday. Keep this in mind tonight as you pick your DFS lineup. You don't want to draft a player that gets dealt and can't score you any points. Infielder - Prince Fielder $ $3,900 Prince has awesome numbers against Capuano (0-4, 5.64), hitting .364, with 2 HRs and an OPS of 1.364. Prince has had an a great season, reemerging as one of the best hitters in MLB. Outfielder
What is up fantasy champions? We're playing the 1:05 pm ET slate today. I think there is going to be plenty of souvenirs hit to right field in the "Boogie Down Bronx". Keeping that in mind, we're favoring the Orioles and Yanks in the lineup, but we have some Tigers that are must plays! Infielder - Stephen Vogt $2,700 Vogt has a favorable matchup today against Dickey (3-10, 4.70) in Oakland. With the wind blowing out 10 mph and the lefty v righty matchup, Vogt is primed for a monster day! Outfielder - Yoenis Cespedes $3,400 Cespedes will face Iwakuma (2-1 4.89) today at Comerica Park. Yoenis sees Iwakuma well, owning a career avg of .407, an OPS of 1.444, with 4 HRs. We think Cespedes puts up
What is up fantasy champions? We're playing the 2:10 pm ET Early and 7:15 pm ET slates today. We're still going keep our eyes on the Battle of the Beltways series, but we're going to focus on the afternoon games for this installment. Infielder - Todd Frazier $3,800 The "Toddfather" has a great matchup today against Conley, who has one inning of work on the bump this season. Frazier has that righty v lefty matchup in his favor and has tremendous power in that Reds' lineup. Frazier is hitting .281/25/55/.918 going into the All-Star Game. Outfielder - Yoenis Cespedes $3,500 Cespedes will face Hughes (7-6, 4.19) today at Target Field. Yoenis sees Hughes well, owning a career avg of .500 and an OPS of
What is up fantasy champions? We have a lock and loaded card featuring tonight's Battle of the Beltways in Camden Yards. Birdland will be electric tonight! Harper and Machado are two of the most talented players in "the show". The Battle of Beltways begins tonight. Machado and Harper elevate their play in the spotlight. I feel the natural competition between these two franchise stars will provide for some power at the plate! Here is a preview of whom we like tonight. Infielder - Manny Machado $4,300 Manny Machado has been on fire for the Orioles. He seems to like his leadoff role for the O's. He's currently batting .301, with 19 Hr 48 RBIs, 13 steals, and has an OPS of .895. He covers