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About Alex ZelvinAlex is a software product manager and also works part time for Fanduel, which offers one day fantasy baseball contests for cash. He also co-runs the site Daily Baseball Data, which has daily hour by hour weather forecasts for all games on one screen, batter vs. pitcher match-up data for the full day's schedule, and a number of other types of data and tools.
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A simple method to forecast how many innings a pitcher will last.
Daily fantasy sports contests have a variety of characteristics that combine to make them a better investment than the stock market.
Analysis and recommended picks for daily fantasy baseball contests at Draftbug and Snapdraft for Wednesday, May 20.
An in-depth discussion of my daily fantasy baseball contest picks for Wednesday, May 13.
Six tips for winning daily fantasy baseball contests such as those offered at Draftbug, Snapdraft, and Fantasysportslive
How daily fantasy baseball contests provide a greater opportunity to gain an edge using Sabermetric knowledge.
Comparing the top five outfielders for games on Friday, April 10, as picked by readers to those identified by calculating daily projections.
Comparing the top five outfielders for Friday's games as picked by readers compared to those picked by formulas that factor in park, opponent, home field advantage, platoon advantage, and other factors.
A brief look at some teams with favorable opening day match-ups for daily transactions leagues.
The same strategies that lead to success in large multi-table poker tournaments can greatly increase your chances of success in many forms of fantasy baseball.
How to identify pitchers who are so bad that opposing hitters will far outperform their season averages.
Some detailed advice on how to use middle relievers to improve your chances of winning Yahoo fantasy baseball leagues.
Seven tips to help your chances.
Formats that reward predicting daily player performance based on opponent, park, home field advantage and more.
A few steps to start you building a statistical model for Rotohog.
They can have a real impact on where you finish.
In some situations managing roster value in Rotohog can be a challenge and require players to sacrifice some short term lineup optimization in order to remain competitive over the course of the season.
In this article, I'll talk about which players are worth more in Rotohog relative to other fantasy baseball formats.
Because of the innings pitched limit and the high value of saves in Rotohog's format, it is absolutely essential to maximize the number of innings pitched that you get from closers.
Three steps for winning serious fantasy competitions.