fbpx
Fantasy BaseballFantasy SportsFeaturedMLB

Daily Fantasy Baseball at DraftTeam: Weekly MLB $2,000 Triple Play contest + $50K MLB All Star Break Grand Slam Qualifier

Online Fantasy Sports At Draftteam

 

 

 

 

 

 
Tuesdays are generally a boring day of the week, except when it comes to Daily Fantasy Baseball at DraftTeam, as we’ve got our weekly MLB $2,000 Triple Play contest — the best thing to happen to Tuesday since Ruby.

 
Boston C Ryan Hanigan ($7,887), who had been out since May 1 with a broken bone in his hand, was activated on Thursday, and it took him a couple of games to shake off the rust, but on Monday he went 3-for-3 with a walk and drove in two runs. This veteran backstop is no offensive star, but even though he was the only starting this year because of injury he was enjoying his best season since 2012 before getting hurt. The way Boston’s offense is kicking into gear now, Hanigan could be a sneaky play against Dan Haren and the Fish Tuesday.

 
In late-July last year, we advised avoiding Arizona 1B Paul Goldschmidt ($13,599), and sure enough, he went 0-for-4 and struck out twice that night. This time, despite a very tough opponent in Texas SP Yovani Gallardo, we are going to go with the NL’s All Star first baseman. He heated up last week (although cooled somewhat the last couple of days), and has always hit Gallardo well (5-for-9 with a double, three walks and three RBI). With a walk in seven straight games, Goldschmidt has added to his NL lead with 66 free passes on the season (hence his amazing .466 OBP).

 
We love the rookie season Atlanta 2B Jace Peterson ($7,399) is putting together, and believe he’d have been a better pick as the NL All Star at second base than DJ LeMahieu. However, Peterson seems to be hitting a bit of a wall, having gone 4-for-28 over the last week and change, so we’re avoiding him for now. A better choice at the keystone corner for Tuesday is Oakland’s Ben Zobrist ($8,933).
 

DFS Notes

 

  • Baltimore SP Kevin Gausman ($13,290) has not yielded a home run since April 19 and over his last six starts he has a 2.04 ERA. It’s about time the O’s set this kid free.
  • Speaking of young hurlers that are finally getting their shot, how about Andrew Heaney ($22,626) of the Angels? All he’s done is go 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA in his first two starts. Not bad considering how badly he was beaten up with the Marlins last year.
  • Oh what the hell? Let’s keep the young pitcher theme going. Seattle’s Taijuan Walker ($27,371) has won his last five starts, recording a 1.67 ERA in the process. Did we mention he’s just 22? Well, there you have three reasons that the future of pitching in the AL in bright.

 
To comment on this post please visit our popular posting forums or in the comment section below and don’t forget to check out our newest website, HHFantasy, to play in some of our fantasy sports contests where thousands of dollars are given away on a daily basis.
 
C Handicappers HideawayFantasy Sports Handicappers Hideaway

Dirty

Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
Subscribe
Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Articles

Back to top button
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x