Fantasy Forward: Tanaka fires a “Maddux” in Beantown and more

Trying to figure out the thought processes of the Mets front office can prove to be futile. Reports surfaced Noah Syndergaard could not lift his arm above his shoulder, but he’s pushed back to a tentative start for Sunday. As news of his injury continue to surface, those who own “Thor” should pay very close […]

Mr Clutch’s MLB DFS Quick Hits – 4/28

I’m back in the saddle after a couple of days off due to work requirements. We have a full 15 games on the Friday main slate, so we’ll have plenty of players to sort through. I’ll try to give you a few places to look to help narrow your focus on such a big slate. […]

Early Season ADP: Wide Receiver

We’re back for more early looks at ADP for the 2017 fantasy football season. Over the past few weeks We have look at the Quarterback and Running Back positions. Below are players who currently stand out as both overvalued and undervalued at Wide Receiver. Tyreek Hill: Kansas City Chiefs (Overvalued) Tyreek Hill set the NFL […]

The Eye test: Eyeing up the Angels

In this series, I will give you my personal scouting report from watching lots of baseball during the week while trying to leverage my perspective as a former college ballplayer and lifelong baseball fan.  I will also do my best to fuse this visual examination with the underlying statistics that we all know and love […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: April Risers and Fallers

With a few weeks under the belt, it’s time to start looking at the hot and cold streaks of players in April. I’ll always remember Chris Shelton for getting off to a blazing start, only to fade hard as I kept holding on to him, hoping he would get back to being a positive value. […]

Minor League Report: Early season selling

It is still early, but for fantasy purposes the odds  of some of us seeing a chance at a title seems like more of a dream than a reality. I am in two leagues that has already seen some teams go into heavy sell mode, trying to get anything they can for what seemed to […]

The Benefits of Using Lineup Optimizer for DFS

If you’re new to daily fantasy sports or simply trying to make playing easier, a daily fantasy lineup optimizer may be for you. There are many great services across the industry to help you build and enter contests. Once you experiment with a few of the great optimizer providers, you will get a feel for […]

Passing Distribution Chart

A common misconception among fantasy owners is many may believe that certain NFL teams, as a whole, will improve and therefore will generate more touches for everyone. Looking at NFL offenses from the last 3 seasons, the number of offensive plays called by all 32 teams from 2014 through 2016 averaged 61.8 plays per game. […]

The Eye Test: Early Bats and Arms

In this series, I will give you my personal scouting report from watching lots of baseball during the week while trying to leverage my perspective as a former college ballplayer and lifelong baseball fan.  I will also do my best to fuse this visual examination with the underlying statistics that we all know and love […]

Daily Recap

Fantasy Forward: Big Maple and two breakouts in the A.L. East?

Fantasy Forward: Big Maple and two breakouts in the A.L. East?

In case one wonders about who “Big Maple” is, it’s James Paxton’s nickname with the Mariners. His maple leaf tattoo on his arm provided the name along with his Canadian heritage. All kidding aside, Paxton bounced back after a rough outing in Oakland to fire seven shutout innings on four hits with nine strikeouts against […]

Minor League

Minor League Report: MiLB vs. MLB

Minor League Report: MiLB vs. MLB

As I watch my teams in different leagues and my major league players getting off to hot and cold starts, I though to myself – “nothing bad can happen with a prospect in April, barring a serious injury of course”. So one of your mid-level prospects got off to a 2-for-30 start? There is no […]

Weekly Lineup Help

Pitch Count: Week 4 Waiver Wire Streaming Options

Pitch Count: Week 4 Waiver Wire Streaming Options

As the fourth week of the 2017 MLB season approaches, pitchers are preparing to make their 4th or 5th start of the year. Yet, we are still dealing with small sample sizes that leave some uncertainty between what is a real, reliable trend, and what is a hot or cold streak that will even itself […]