Maximize your Fantasy pitching values with FNTSY Sports Network’s Pat Mayo and Garion Thorne’s Starting Pitcher Stream Rankings for Saturday, July 26th.
Matthew Berry looks at some key strategies to building a winning roster in Fantasy Football. He compares the roster composition of fantasy playoff teams versus non-playoff squads and finds several key differences. He also examines the average values it takes to win a weekly matchup, as well as the average point total provided from each round of the draft. When’s the best time to play it safe or take a risk on a high-ceiling player? He advises strongly against expecting to land the upcoming season’s top breakout player…
Mike Moustakas has 99 problems and a pitch is most definitely one. Garion Thorne breaks it down then gives his starting pitcher streams from July 26 to 29.
Tim McCullough checks in with the latest MLB news, including back pain for Manny Machado and Big Papi, another strong start for Marcus Stroman, and a great pitching matchup tonight in St. Petersburg.
Brad Evans provides pointers on how to get consistent production out of the TE spot on your Fantasy Football roster. The position is thin to begin with, and opportunities for high scoring diminish drastically once the big names are already selected. In order to find this production and maximize your team’s scoring, it’s important to select players who are versatile and can be used in many different formations. Evans provides a look at how some of the lesser known names are used in unique ways.
RotoWrap returns after a day off due to plumbing problems… and yes I mean actual plumbing problems. The trade deadline is quickly approaching and we’ve already seen major fantasy implications from the few trades that have gone down. Are there more big deals that will throw our fantasy world’s in a tizzy, or will this deadline be a dud for those fantasy owners out trying to scavenge value among the wreckage?
Scott Pianowski breaks down the fallout for both teams following the Rangers/Tigers Joakim Soria trade. It seems that every year the Tigers are looking for a veteran closer/reliever leading up to the MLB’s trade deadline and managed to land one in the form of the Rangers 9th-inning man. Although not encountering many save opportunities for the lowly Texas club, Soria has had a good bounce back season, but will now be used as Joe Nathan’s set-up man; until Nathan loses closing duties. Meanwhile, Neftali Feliz moves into the closer role for the Rangers. How will he fare out? Who’s in line to replace him if he fails…?
Mike Sheets has the daily notes for Fantasy Baseball on Friday, July 25th. With Felix Hernandez, David Price, and Zack Greinke all starting, Daily Fantasy Sports players may need value plays to fill out a competitive roster. Look no further than the Cardinals Joe Kelly. Going up against the Cubs, Kelly makes for a great play; while Tim Lincecum and Wade Miley also have favorable matchups that you’ll want to exploit.
Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely put their Fantasy Football spin on the NFC East & Sleepers give you their top sleepers from the division.
BLOOMBERG STATS INSIGHTS REPLAY – Austin Jackson, Jason Hammel & Fantasy Football Wins Above Replacement
Shannon Sommerville and Dana Schwartz discuss Austin Jackson, Carlos Beltran and Denard Span amongst MLB players seeing their Fantasy Baseball stock rise. On the flip side, Brandon Belt, Jason Hammel and Chris Young are trending down and being dropped from rosters. Sommerville and Schwartz talk about which one of those on the rise you rush out to grab if you can and which one currently in a slump is most unlikely to rebound. The duo also talk Fantasy Football and the top 10 players from last season who had the best WAR (Wins Above Replacement) in the NFL. They also give their projections for the upcoming season.