Daily Fantasy Sports:
Power Outage

June 30, 2012 -

That’s not a pun in the title—or a reflection of the offensive output of the last team I put together.

The heat wave sweeping the East has caused power outages in my part of the world and so I am unable to really look at games today with the same level of analytic scrutiny. But the show must go on and since Daily Fantasy Baseball, like the real thing, is mainly about pitching …

Seattle’s Erasmo Ramirez is available on the cheap. He takes up only $3,500 in salary at Fan Duel. Last time out, he went 8 innings with no earned runs and struck out 10, but failed to get a win because the Mariners scored no runs. The two outings before before that, he was knocked around by the Diamondbacks and the Padres. Today, he deals with Boston. The Red Sox are putting runs on the board lately, and Seattle is truly pathetic in their ability to hit at home. But If you are looking for a cheap option, Erasmo Ramirez is an option with upside.

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Steve Grantz grew up in South Philadelphia, graduated from Central High and went to Penn. Steve works in the software industry to pay for his taste in food and wine, and uses his winnings in weekly poker games to plug up leaks in his sports wagering.

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