MLB 2018 Season Preview: National League West

March 28, 2018

Imagining a perfect season for each team in the tank-free National League West If, as Scott Boras suggested earlier this winter, baseball has indeed been corrupted by tanking, a practice he decried as “a non-competitive cancer,” then the National League West is … wait, what cures cancer? In truth, it’s up for debate whether this glut of brazenly bad teams is actually a new phenomenon, or even all that harmful to the game,…

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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 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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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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MLB 2017 Season Preview – National League East

MLB Value Picks
March 20, 2017

MLB 2017 Season Preview National League East FanPicks examines the National League East division for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Get ready for fantasy baseball. Atlanta Braves The Braves are in an enviable position for a team on a rebuilding track. They already have a franchise player in Freddie Freeman and the makings of one in Dansby Swanson. They have a couple of players who have already bloomed into good role players,…

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MLB 2017 Season Preview – American League West

Cash Draft Baseball - American League West
March 20, 2017

MLB 2017 Season Preview American League West FanPicks examines the American League West division for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Get ready for fantasy baseball. Houston Astros A rebound seems plausible. The team finished five games out of the Wild Card, but they didn’t have highly touted prospect Alex Bregman, Cuban import Yuli Gurriel, gold glover Josh Reddick, all-star catcher Brian McCann, or a settled bullpen when they began the 2016…

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MLB Opening Day Daily Fantasy Lineup

MLB Opening Day Lineup
April 4, 2016

MLB Opening Day Daily Fantasy Lineup The day is finally here. The major league baseball season is now officially upon us, so Fanpicks is here to present to you our MLB Opening Day Daily Fantasy Lineup. As everyone is starting off fresh, field players range between the $4800 and $2000 range. Mike Trout is the only exception to the rule at $5000. Of course, pitchers are the gold mine of…

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MLB Baseball Fantasy Preview New York Mets vs Kansas City Royals

MLB Baseball Fantasy Preview
April 3, 2016

MLB Baseball Fantasy Preview New York Mets vs Kansas City Royals It’s that time of the year where the highly anticipated MLB season will freshly begin. The New York Mets will be travelling to Kauffman Stadium where they will face the defending MLB Champions, Kansas City Royals. FanPicks is proud to bring you this MLB Baseball Fantasy preview. Come play in our MLB Grand Slam Contest where you can win…

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Daily Fantasy Baseball 2016 Arizona DiamondBacks

Daily Fantasy Baseball
March 31, 2016

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2016 Arizona DiamondBacks FanPicks is getting ready for the upcoming daily fantasy baseball 2016 MLB season. Set your timer for April 3rd opening day. With over a million dollars to win this MLB season at FanPicks, it’s time for you to register right here, right now! With two bold pitching acquisitions, the Diamondbacks turned themselves into a contender. The off-season signing of free agent ace Zack Greinke…

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