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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 22, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: DFS and the State of Fantasy Baseball

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Mike Gianella

Will daily leagues one day supplant rotisserie and head-to-head formats?

If you play fantasy sports, you are familiar with DFS, even if you don’t play DFS. Short for Daily Fantasy Sports, in the past two years DFS has gone from a novelty to a mainstay, carving out a significant share of the fantasy sports marketplace. As a result, most websites that cater to fantasy baseball have started devoting a portion of content to DFS and/or partnering with a DFS service. Baseball Prospectus is no exception; in 2014, BP and Draft Street entered a working partnership, which then became a partnership with Draft Kings when Draft Kings purchased Draft Street earlier this year.

DFS arguably represents the biggest paradigm shift in fantasy sports since the Internet changed fantasy gaming from a game you played with friends in your neighborhood or your college to a game you could play with anyone anywhere in the world who had a working modem. Even if you haven’t played DFS, the appeal of the game is obvious. There are a number of great things about DFS, but the three biggest positives to in my mind are:

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September 19, 2014 1:41 pm

Daily League Strategy: Coors, Coors, Coors

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Paul Sporer

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

PITCHING

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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.

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

PITCHING

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Brandon Moss' price has come down due to a recent rough spell, enough for Paul to overlook the skid and play him this weekend.

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

PITCHING

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Have you tried playing daily fantasy baseball before? If not, have you been waiting for an opportunity to try it that is just too good to pass up? Congratulations, you're now in luck.

Regardless of whether or not you are a current Baseball Prospectus subscriber or not, a $20 first-time deposit at DraftKings will get you a free year of a Premium BP membership. So essentially, you pay $20 for a full year of all the things you love (or will love) about Baseball Prospectus and the chance to try out daily fantasy and pocket some additional cash at DraftKings. If that's not a win-win situation, then I don't think I know what that means.

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Coors Field hitters, of course—and today, that means Nolan Arenado and Drew Stubbs.

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

PITCHING

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Paul builds his lineup around Jose Abreu and Andrew McCutchen, which means pinching pennies elsewhere.

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

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Rangers starter Nick Martinez has struggles versus opposite-handed batters, so the Yankees' lefty bats might be a strong play.

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

PITCHING

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