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Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:19:12 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Closer Kenley Jansen had appeared in seven of the previous 10 games and had allowed a run in three straight, so it was likely just a night off due to the heavy workload. Jansen remains an elite fantasy closer, and he owns a 1.93 ERA and has 32 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:14:00 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zack Greinke allowed four hits and struck out four over seven scoreless innings in a win over the New York Mets Saturday, July 4, and he has not allowed a run in his last 27 2/3 innings.
Fantasy Tip: Greinke ($9,100, 18.2% of cap) now leads the majors with a 1.48 ERA, and he has allowed one run or less in 10 of his last 12 starts. He is worth paying up for at FantasyScore whenever he takes the mound.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:18:12 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Grandal ($4,400, 8.8% of cap) has a tough matchup, but he has a .294-2-5 line the last seven days. He's a mid-to-upper tier catcher on FantasyScore.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:17:48 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Callaspo ($1,900, 3.8% of cap) faces the daunting task of Matt Harvey today. His .233-1-10 line doesn't give much reason for hope on FantasyScore.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:07:17 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners shouldn't panic, but it is the third consecutive game Jansen allowed an earned run, especially because he only allowed a single earned run over his previous 15 appearances. Still, Jansen is an elite closer who boasts a 1.93 ERA, 1.21 FIP, 0.59 WHIP and 15.4 K/9. He'll have a long leash on the ninth inning.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:42:28 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The trend doesn't exactly make sense since Turner ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) is a right-handed batter, but it is hard to argue with his numbers dating back to last year. Don't hesitate to plug him into your lineup at FantasyScore whenever he draws a friendly matchup against a righty.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:38:50 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Alvarez is a hard-throwing 19-year-old that will take some time to develop. He has a high ceiling, though, and is worth consideration in dynasty formats.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:02:16 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Frias ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) went 1-3 in six starts with a 4.50 ERA during the month of June and hasn't pitched beyond the sixth inning in any of his last four games. He allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings in his last start against the Diamondbacks Tuesday, June 30, but struggled with his control, walking three batters while only striking out one. Avoid him in FantasyScore for the foreseeable future.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:51:55 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Ellis ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) isn't much of an offensive force (.171-0-3) and should be avoided on FantasyScore.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:44:04 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Guerrero ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has plenty of power with 10 home runs and 30 RBI on the year in part-time duty (143 at-bats), but he hit only .220 (11-for-50) with a home run and nine RBI in June. Regardless, he's a value pick on FantasyScore in a starting role tonight.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:34:09 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Van Slyke ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) had only four hits in 18 at-bats in June as a bench option for LA, but he is hitting .300 (9-for-30) with two of his four home runs against southpaws this year. He's not a bad pick on FantasyScore tonight as a value play hitting in the heart of the Dodgers order.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:19:54 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson is not in the lineup against Arizona Diamondbacks left-handed SP Robbie Ray Wednesday, July 1. OF Enrique Hernandez is starting in center field and hitting leadoff.
Fantasy Tip: Hernandez ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) can maximize his at-bats for daily gamers in the leadoff spot, but there is little offensive upside to his bat. He does have three home runs in 88 at-bats for the Dodgers this year, but Ray has been pretty exceptional for Arizona since being called up. Hernandez is a deep sleeper and a nice source of salary cap relief.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:09:36 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brett Anderson went 2-1 with a 2.67 ERA over five starts in June, and he allowed a single run on five hits over seven innings with 10 strikeouts in his last start against the Miami Marlins. Anderson faces the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, July 1.
Fantasy Tip: Anderson ($6,500, 13.0% of cap) is a viable No. 2 starter option for FantasyScore players Wednesday, however, counting on another high-strikeout total might prove to be ill-advised. Even with the 10-strikeout showing last time out, Anderson has a 6.3 K/9 for the season.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:00:50 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Carlos Frias hasn't gone six innings in any of his last three starts, and he is 1-3 with a 4.34 ERA in June. However, he gave up just one run and eight hits in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision the last time he faced the Arizona Diamondbacks June 9. Frias is 1-0 in two starts against Arizona this year and has allowed just a run over 12 innings.
Fantasy Tip: Frias ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) has looked more human of late and now has a 4.31 ERA and 1.52 WHIP on the season in 11 starts. The low FantasyScore salary shouldn't be enough to persuade daily gamers to start him tonight against the D-backs in a hitter-friendly park. Look elsewhere.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:53:56 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Kendrick ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) remains moderately priced on FantasyScore and continues to be a successful value pick with a .289 average (82-for-284) and six home runs and 32 RBI this year. He's not a bad click tonight in a hitter's park and against a pitcher that has been beat up by the Dodgers this year.
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