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10-08

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Fantasy Freestyle: Looking Back at Super Subs
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10-01

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Fantasy Freestyle: Playoff Spotlight: Josh Donaldson
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09-26

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Daily League Strategy: Our (T.J.) House
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Paul Sporer

09-19

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Daily League Strategy: Coors, Coors, Coors
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09-16

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Daily League Strategy: Easy Peavy
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09-12

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Daily League Strategy: Picking on Young Pitchers
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09-09

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Daily League Strategy: Kole Powered
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09-05

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Daily League Strategy: The Shoe Fits
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09-02

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Daily League Strategy: A Pair of White Sox
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08-26

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Daily League Strategy: Petco, it's Where Daily Leaguers Go
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08-22

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Daily League Strategy: "Prado of the Yankees"
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08-19

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Daily League Strategy: The Melky Way
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08-15

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Daily League Strategy: Rollin' on Ross
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08-12

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Daily League Strategy: Up Latos
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08-08

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Daily League Strategy: Riding Out Slumps
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08-05

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Daily League Strategy: Everyone's Favorite Candy!
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Paul Sporer

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: The Great Big David Price Trade
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R.J. Anderson, J.P. Breen, Sam Miller, Jordan Gorosh, Paul Sporer, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

08-01

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Daily League Strategy: Splurging on Bats
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07-29

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Daily League Strategy: Stacking Lefties
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07-25

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Daily League Strategy: (Alex) Wood is Good
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07-22

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Daily League Strategy: Two Servings of Flande
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07-08

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Daily League Strategy: Cutting to the Chase
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07-02

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Daily League Strategy: A Bargain First Baseman
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07-01

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Daily League Strategy: Leake and Locke
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06-27

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Daily League Strategy: All of the Brandons
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06-24

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Daily League Strategy: Going Cheap on the Mound
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06-20

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Daily League Strategy: Latent Latos
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06-18

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Daily League Strategy: Fave Three and Five
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06-13

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Daily League Strategy: Picking on Ubaldo
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Paul Sporer

06-10

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Daily League Strategy: Big Mike
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Paul Sporer

06-10

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The Call-Up: Gregory Polanco
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Ethan Purser and Paul Sporer

06-06

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Daily League Strategy: Just Joshin'
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06-03

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Daily League Strategy: Going Big at First Base
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05-30

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Daily League Strategy: Kluber Club
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05-27

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Daily League Strategy: Get Your Phil
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05-23

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Daily League Strategy: Affording a Super-Ace
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05-20

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Daily League Strategy: Two Stud Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

05-14

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Daily League Strategy: Paul's Picks for Wednesday
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05-09

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Daily League Strategy: Weekend Lineup Advice
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05-06

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Daily League Strategy: Rolling Rox
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05-02

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Daily League Strategy: May 2-4
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04-22

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Daily League Strategy: Riding Tigers
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Paul Sporer

04-18

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAP Episode 20: Sonny Gray v. Erasmo Ramirez
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

04-18

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Daily League Strategy: Bargain-Bin Starters
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Paul Sporer

04-15

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Daily League Strategy: Struggling Stars
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04-11

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Daily League Strategy: Sticking With Your Guys
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04-08

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Daily League Strategy: Underpriced Studs
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Paul Sporer

04-04

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Daily League Strategy: Navigating a 15-Game Slate
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Paul Sporer

03-31

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Daily League Strategy: Opening Day Lineup
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Paul Sporer

03-28

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Daily League Strategy: Managing Your Bankroll
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October 8, 2014 10:50 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Looking Back at Super Subs

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Paul thought these players might break out with regular playing time; how did they do?

I personally enjoy looking back on some early season predictions, even when they didn’t turn out as well as you might’ve hoped. I think things can be learned from the processes that hopefully make you sharper when going forward. Not every incorrect prediction came because of a poor process, nor does every successful prediction validate your process.

Let’s take a look back at a set of predictions I made this past spring. We’ll look at the results from a deep-dive into some substitute players who impressed enough to suggest that they might be big fantasy assets with a full-time role.

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October 1, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Playoff Spotlight: Josh Donaldson

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A look at the A's third baseman's 2014 campaign and what the future holds for him.

Ben Carsley got our Playoff Spotlight series kicked off on Tuesday with a breakdown of Eric Hosmer. At the time this is being written, Oakland is still in the playoffs. Of course, so is Kansas City, as the game hasn’t started, so players from both clubs are technically still fair game. I actually expect Oakland to win so they’d still be in the playoffs when this is posted, but you’ll forgive me if they aren’t, I hope. Let’s stay on the hitting side and take a look at Josh Donaldson from the A’s.

Player Background
A first-round pick back in 2007 (48th overall by CHC), Donaldson was a tertiary part of the Rich Harden deal in July of 2008. He started out behind the dish, but also saw time at the four corners (1B, 3B, LF, and RF) in the Oakland farm system. He spent two years in Kevin Goldstein’s second 10 for the Athletics prospects with power as the carrying tool, though it didn’t grade at a plus level.


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The Indians lefty has been remarkably consistent of late, so he's in Paul's recommended pitching lineup for today.

With DraftKings’ acquisition of DraftStreet, I will now be using that site’s dollar values to select my players of the day.

We’re going with three arms and three bats today. I didn’t have a ton of bats that I loved despite a full slate, but the three I picked are all high-impact types.

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September 19, 2014 1:41 pm

Daily League Strategy: Coors, Coors, Coors

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Three of Paul's four recommended hitters will play at the mile-high yard tonight.

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Peavy is joined by a boom-or-bust Toronto starter, the quietly excellent Neil Walker, Victor Martinez against a lousy pitcher, and others.

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With Allen Webster going for the Red Sox and Nate Karns starting for the Rays, Paul stocks up on Royals and Jays.

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Paul keeps going back to the well for more points from the Angels outfielder in a favorable matchup with Colby Lewis.

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Angels righty Matt Shoemaker has been outstanding for more than two months, earning him a spot on Paul's pitcher list for today.

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Paul likes Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton to take care of Twins lefty Tommy Milone, so they earn spots in his recommended lineup.

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For pitching, that is, and that's why both starters in today's Brewers-Padres matchup make Paul's recommended lineup.

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John Sterling might use that call tonight, with homer-prone John Danks pitching at Yankee Stadium, so Prado is in Paul's recommended lineup.

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Paul doesn't trust Mike Fiers at the Rogers Centre, so the Jays outfielder earns a spot in his recommended lineup.

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