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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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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

08-12

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Daily League Strategy: Up Latos
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Paul Sporer

08-08

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Daily League Strategy: Riding Out Slumps
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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

07-25

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Daily League Strategy: (Alex) Wood is Good
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Paul Sporer

07-22

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Daily League Strategy: Two Servings of Flande
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Paul Sporer

07-08

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Daily League Strategy: Cutting to the Chase
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Paul Sporer

07-02

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Daily League Strategy: A Bargain First Baseman
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Paul Sporer

07-01

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Daily League Strategy: Leake and Locke
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Paul Sporer

06-27

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Daily League Strategy: All of the Brandons
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Paul Sporer

06-24

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Daily League Strategy: Going Cheap on the Mound
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Paul Sporer

06-20

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Daily League Strategy: Latent Latos
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Paul Sporer

06-18

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Daily League Strategy: Fave Three and Five
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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

06-03

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Daily League Strategy: Going Big at First Base
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Paul Sporer

05-30

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Daily League Strategy: Kluber Club
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Paul Sporer

05-27

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Daily League Strategy: Get Your Phil
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Paul Sporer

05-23

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Daily League Strategy: Affording a Super-Ace
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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

05-09

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Daily League Strategy: Weekend Lineup Advice
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Paul Sporer

05-06

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Daily League Strategy: Rolling Rox
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Paul Sporer

05-02

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Daily League Strategy: May 2-4
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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

04-11

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Daily League Strategy: Sticking With Your Guys
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Paul Sporer

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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Paul Sporer

03-26

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My Model Portfolio: A Loaded Outfield
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Paul Sporer

03-25

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Daily League Strategy: Introduction
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Paul Sporer

03-13

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAP Episode 19: Prospects, Prospects, Prospects!!!
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

03-13

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Sporer Report: My Tout Wars Team, Part One
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Paul Sporer

03-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Projecting the Top 15
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Paul Sporer and BP Fantasy Staff

03-04

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Fantasy Tier Rankings: Relief Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

02-28

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAP Episode 18: Starting Pitching Guide
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

02-27

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

02-25

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Fantasy Team Preview: Atlanta Braves
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Paul Sporer

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The Phillies' second baseman hasn't hit well since the beginning of June, but Paul likes his matchup today.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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C.J. Cron could offer a cheap option at the position, saving you money to splurge elsewhere.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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Paul recommends a couple of NL Central hurlers to anchor your pitching staff today.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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If you listen to Paul today, all of your pitchers and one of your hitters will have the same first name.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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Paul anchors his pitching staff with Bartolo Colon to save money for his favorite bats.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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The Reds ace is still available at a bargain price after starting the year on the shelf, which makes him a good option to anchor your pitching staff.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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Paul tries out a new format, recommending three hitters and five pitchers for your daily squad.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

Let’s try something a little different, wherein I offer up my top three pitchers and top five hitters to invest in on Wednesday.

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The Orioles righty has struggled this year, so Paul loads up on Blue Jays set to square off with Jimenez today.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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Homer Bailey is on a bit of a run right now with four straight quality starts yielding a 3.00 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP in 27 innings of work with a 3.4 K:BB ratio. His composite 4.60 ERA still keeps his price depressed at $14,445, though. I like him again today despite a relatively scary matchup against the Brewers. Bartolo Colon ($15,778) isn’t much more expensive, and he’s today’s contestant on “Who Gets to Destroy the Padres?” His 4.31 ERA is still inflated by three bad starts, but he’s almost outrun them. He has a sparkling 1.61 ERA over his last four, going into the eighth in three of them.


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Mike Napoli has hit well coming off the DL, and Paul is buying him at a bargain price.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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There are some big arms available for Tuesday, including three north of $20,000. Adam Wainwright bounced back from a rough outing against San Francisco, but at $24,010, he’s too expensive to go with over the other big arms several thousand dollars cheaper. No one is hotter than Madison Bumgarner ($21,314), who has a 1.91 ERA, 0.77 WHIP, and 53-to-3 K:BB ratio in 47 innings over his last eight starts. I’d definitely use him over Waino with nearly $3,000 dollars in savings. Corey Kluber ($20,448) is the other $20,000 arm heading into KC, and while I have no issues using him, I’d prefer to jump down a level to the three guys in the $17,000 range.


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June 10, 2014 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Gregory Polanco

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Ethan Purser and Paul Sporer

The one we've all been waiting for.

The Situation: Through Sunday, Pittsburgh’s right field triumvirate was collectively slashing .259/.313/.349, a relatively paltry line relative to the league average of .268/.337/.428. Meanwhile, in Indianapolis, Polanco has been assaulting International League pitching all season to the tune of a .945 OPS. As a member of the 40-man roster, Polanco has been the most logical answer for the team’s offensive woes in right field, but Pirates officials have cited developmental reasons for his continued stay in Triple-A. Accusations of service-time manipulation have been bandied about in light of the team’s less-than-stellar start to the season, and given the timeframe of the call up, more allegations are likely forthcoming.

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Josh Donalson has pummeled lefties this year, so Paul recommends anchoring your lineup with the A's third baseman today.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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I should’ve gone with my gut and taken Anibal Sanchez, as he did the seemingly impossible with a dominant outing against the white-hot Blue Jays. Friday brings a richer slate of arms with some of the game’s best toeing the rubber. Yu Darvish ($25,774), Johnny Cueto ($22,769), and Julio Teheran ($21,851) could all be yours, but they won’t come cheaply, so you’ll definitely be bargain hunting elsewhere if you want to roster one of them (let alone somehow finagling a pair of them into your lineup).


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Attractive matchups entice Paul to build his recommended Tuesday lineup around a slugging first-sacker.

DraftStreet offers one of the best lineup constructions in the industry allowing for three pitchers, two starters and a starter/reliever. Additionally, they don’t overvalue the win as it is worth just two points. The rest of the scoring and roster setup can be viewed here if you aren’t already familiar with it.

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I’d love to take advantage of Anibal Sanchez at a sharp $17,978, but I can’t go against Toronto right now—especially in Toronto. In lieu of that, I will be looking at James Shields ($16,325) at St. Louis as my top arm while Jordan Zimmermann ($13,944) and Homer Bailey ($13,224) will be my value plays. Both are struggling a bit this year (Bailey more so), but I believe in the skills of both, and they are too good to continue flailing like this. Even Yovani Gallardo ($13,175) looks appealing against a Minnesota team that has been just abysmal on the road of late.


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