MLB 2018 Season Preview: National League Central

March 28, 2018

5 new faces key to the National League Central race Yu Darvish, SP, Chicago Cubs Cubs’ projected record (FanGraphs): 93-69 Cubs’ projected record (PECOTA): 91-71 Darvish’s projected 2018 WAR (Steamer): 3.9 Unwilling to cede their position as the unequivocal favorite in the NL Central, the Cubs replaced Jake Arrieta this offseason with a younger, bat-missing-er stud in Darvish, giving the four-time All-Star $126 million to prevent their potential dynasty from derailing. Now, barring injury,…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: National League East

March 27, 2018

Ranking the National League East in order of watchability 5. Miami Marlins FANGRAPHS PROJ. RECORD PECOTA PROJ. RECORD MVP (STEAMER) 64-98 65-97 J.T. Realmuto (2.8 WAR)   Oof. This is … going to be a shame. An unwatchable, contemptible shame. Without Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna, Christian Yelich, and Dee Gordon – each of them liquidated in Derek Jeter’s barbaric offseason teardown – the Marlins are the baseball equivalent of the second season of “True…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: American League West

March 27, 2018

What to cheer for in 2018 for non-Astros fans Like the gunslingers of generations past, the Houston Astros are a force to be reckoned with out west – specifically, the American League West – and anyone who dares trifle with the reigning champs, emboldened by their first-ever World Series title and trigger-happy one-through-nine, will be swiftly vanquished. Jeff Luhnow, the Astros’ longtime general manager, knows it, too. “I think we…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: American League Central

March 26, 2018

What each American League Central team should be hoping for in 2018 Cleveland Indians – “Win the whole f—— thing” At the outset of spring training, Francisco Lindor refused to characterize his club’s 2017 campaign as a successful season “because we didn’t finish.” It’s hard to disagree with him. After falling one win shy of a World Series triumph in 2016, the Indians waltzed to a second straight division title, riding a historically dominant pitching…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: American League East

March 26, 2018

5 burning questions in the American League East 1.Who’s the favorite between the Red Sox and revamped Yankees? There really wasn’t a wrong answer to this question three weeks ago. Obviously, the Yankees’ lineup improved dramatically this winter with the acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, but the Red Sox upgraded, too, adding J.D. Martinez to more-or-less the same roster that won 93 games in 2017 despite their lackluster offense. Thanks to the tireless efforts,…

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World Series Game 7 Recap – Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Dodgers

World Series Game 7 Recap
November 2, 2017

World Series Game 7 Recap George Springer powered the Houston Astros to the franchise’s first World Series championship, crushing a two-run home run in the second inning Wednesday that gave his club a commanding lead on the way to a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7. In a World Series that saw back-and-forth battles nearly every game, only the Astros got off and running in Game…

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MLB World Series Game 2 – Fanpicks contest with NBA Cross Sports

Fantasy Baseball
October 25, 2017

MLB World Series Preview The Los Angeles Dodgers took game number one over the Houston Astroes. Twenty-four hours later and we are back at it again for game two of the World Series. Select your fantasy draft picks from the MLB World Series Cross Sports Game. Finish off your remaining selections with some NBA action. A total of four games to choose from. Check out the Astros versus Dodgers preview…

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MLB World Series Game 1 Fanpicks contest with NBA Cross Sports

NLCS Game 6
October 24, 2017

MLB World Series Preview The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers will duke it out for baseball most valuable prize. It’s time for the World Series and it all starts tonight. Select your fantasy draft picks from the MLB World Series Cross Sports Game. Finish off your remaining selections with some NBA action. A total of three games to choose from. Check out the Astros versus Dodgers preview along…

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MLB Wild Card Games Preview: Twins/Yankees and Rockies/D-backs

Fantasy Baseball Sleepers
October 3, 2017

MLB Wild Card Games Twins vs Yankees Preview The New York Yankees have traditionally dominated the Minnesota Twins in the postseason and hope to continue that trend when the teams meet Tuesday night (8 p.m. ET on ESPN) in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium. Want to be part of this wild card game, go to FanPicks and enter this contest!!! New York defeated Minnesota in the…

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MLB Post-Season Team-by-Team Outlook

American League Central
October 2, 2017

MLB Post-Season Team-by-Team Outlook After six months and a calendar of 162 games, we are ready for the major baseball series. FanPicks will cover all the daily fantasy baseball post-season games. What are you waiting for? Reserve your spot for the upcoming wild cards matchups between the Twins and the Yankees, and the Rockies versus the D-Backs on the National side. It’s starting Tuesday Night. Here’s an outlook of every…

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MLB Trade Deadline:Dodgers reel in Yu Darvish from Texas(and other trade news)

July 31, 2017

Yu Darvish is traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers After acquiring relievers Tony Watson and Tony Cingrani, the Los Angeles Dodgers grabbed Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish. Darvish, along with Sonny Gray and Justin Verlander, represented the most attractive trade baits on the market in this years Major League Baseball trade deadline. MLB Network reporter Ken Rosenthal was the first to confirm the news on Twitter, at about 4:15 pm….

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MLB Mid-Season Awards 2017

MLB Daily Fantasy Baseball
July 10, 2017

MLB Mid-Season Awards 2017 It’s shaping up as a season for the record books: more strikeouts, more homers, more rookie sluggers, and perhaps more teams vying for playoff spots than ever before. Join the MLB frenzy at FanPicks. Strikeouts are up for a 12th straight year, reaching another record high. Home runs are flying out of ballparks like never before. Oh, and games keep getting longer. In other words, if you…

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MLB 2017 Season Preview – National League West

Daily Fantasy Sports
March 28, 2017

MLB 2017 Season Preview National League West FanPicks examines the National League West division for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Get ready for fantasy baseball. Arizona DiamondBacks The D-backs have the core of a strong offense with do-it-all Paul Goldschmidt, power bats in Jake Lamb and Yasmany Tomas and speed/power guy A.J. Pollock, whose absence had a lot to do with the team’s unexpected struggles a year ago. For the D-backs…

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