Derek Dietrich Owns the Inside Corner and Brewers Pitching Staff

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

Why You Should Ditch Average Fantasy Apps for ThriveFantasy

By: Braeden Long Draft Kings and FanDuel have an implemented plan that draws the average player to play in DFS games with high hopes of getting rich.  Sure, it’s more fun to watch sports when there’s money on the line, but how confident are you picking a perfect lineup to get dough? ThriveFantasy, unlike Draft Kings and FanDuel, is the perfect platform for the everyday fantasy player to place daily wagers confidently.  Thrive doesn’t have nearly as many users as their competitors as of yet, so it’s much easier to win money.  Don’t let fantasy platforms hook you in to enter massive contests with small bets ending in the rich getting richer.  The DFS industry is projected to be a multibillion-dollar

2019 NBA Mock Draft: Post Early Entry Withdrawal Deadline

Photo by Streeter Lecka: Getty Images By: Lucas Vargas (Twitter: @lucasvargas44) The NBA Draft takes place this week on June 20th and underclassmen have chosen whether or not to remain in the draft or return to school. This draft may not have the deep star power of other classes but there are several players that can make an impact as role players to help teams immediately. Dylan Windler and Carsen Edwards are two names that stand out to me who could go late in the first round with chances to meaningfully contribute to playoff ready teams. With franchises concluding their prospect workouts and finalizing their draft boards, here are my predictions: 1. New Orleans Pelicans: Zion Williamson, Duke Blue Devils, Age 18

2018 Top 10 Fantasy Football Running Backs

Adam Wagner - Senior Analyst: The Wagner Wire The 2018 NFL season is upon us, so that means we need to be entrenched in as much fantasy football news as possible. This installment will cover the top 10 NFL running backs for fantasy football in 2018. The list was generated based on a points per reception (PPR) league format.   #10 Leonard Fournette - JAX There were several questions regarding Leonard Fournette’s fitness and ability to catch the ball out of the backfield last season. In his rookie campaign Fournette toted the rock 268 times for 1,040 yards, crossing the goal line 9 times. He also caught 36 of his 48 targets from Blake Bortles, stacking up 302 yards receiving yards and one touchdown. 

Sweet Fantasy – 2018 AFC East Preview

Chris Sweet – Senior Fantasy Analyst: The Wagner Wire Guess who’s back? Back Again. Football’s back. Tell a friend. Oh yeah, it’s that time again! Another fantasy football season is upon us. I am your Sweet Fantasy once again and the Wagner Wire is fired up for this season. This is the first of my division preview series which will go over the fantasy options on each team. It’s good to be back!   Buffalo Bills   The Bills found a way to end their long playoff drought last year. They never totally bought into the Tyrod Taylor era and now will make way to future starter Josh Allen. Their biggest fantasy star the past 3 years has been LeSean McCoy. Shady is living up

Is Bean Town In The LeBron James Sweepstakes?

The Right Call Isiah Collier: Contributor – The Wagner Wire   Sounds crazy doesn’t it? The man who has had his fair share of battles with the Cs over his fifteen year career, could maybe play alongside his former teammate Kyrie Irving in Bean Town. We all know Houston and Los Angles have been on the Kings radar for quite some time. But the three time NBA Champion knows his time running the League is ticking, and he needs moves to be made happen sooner than later. Danny Ainge is as cutthroat of a General Manager that you will find in all of sports. Just ask two time All Star Isaiah Thomas. So how can The Cs throw themselves in the discussion? It starts

Sweet Fantasy – Playoffs?

Chris Sweet - Senior Fantasy Analyst: The Wagner Wire If the regular season is a marathon then the Fantasy Playoffs are a street fight where anything and everything is allowed. You've worked hard all season to assemble a team worthy of taking home Fantasy Gold. This is a guide to what to do and not do in the Fantasy Playoffs. Dance with who brought you If you've played fantasy football for even a few years then you know that match-ups play a big part in deciding whether your players come up big or fall short. You shouldn't ignore match-ups once the playoffs start but you also shouldn't start a guy off the waiver wire with a nice match-up over Antonio Brown. I'll never

Sweet Fantasy – 69 Things from Week 10

Chris Sweet - Senior Fantasy Analyst: The Wagner Wire The homestretch is upon us. 3 weeks for the rest of your life. Well, the rest of your fantasy season at least. You need this 69 right now, more than ever. 69 things I took away from Week 10. Tyron Smith was the Cowboys MVP, not Ezekiel Elliott. Those expecting automatic RB1 numbers from Alfred Morris will have to wait a few weeks. The Eagles come off their bye for a big-time Sunday Night Football Game at Dallas. Alshon Jeffery has 19 targets and 3 TDs in his last 2 games. Jay Ajayi could have a big game against the Cowboys Defense. Sterling Shepard is averaging over 100 yards and 11 targets