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Free deposit bonus for our fantasy game

Thursday, June 9, 2011, 8:06 AM
Our new player deposit bonus is back for another week! If you sign up for a new account on philly.fanduel.com and deposit money in it by end of day Friday, we'll put an extra $10 into your account on Saturday. And that extra $10 is on top of our new player deposit bonuses. This means you can get... Read more

Early candidates for fantasy awards

Monday, June 6, 2011, 7:31 PM
Once the season hits it's midway point, I am going to give out some awards for top fantasy performers. I'm sure a lot of players will be very upset if they don't win these prestigious awards, and I can't blame them. But I'm not in the business of making friends, so they will just have to deal with... Read more

Another perfect game for Halladay

Friday, May 27, 2011, 10:10 AM
It was recently brought to my attention that Roy Halladay threw a second perfect game, and although it wasn't real, this one was for $1 million. For the second year, 2KSports offered up $1,000,000 to the first person to complete a perfect game in "MLB2K11" as part of the MLB2K11 Perfect Game Challenge... Read more

Free baseball can be costly

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 6:40 PM
Most days, fantasy owners embrace an extra-inning game, hoping for a bonus at-bat for their players and a chance to pick up some free stats. Wednesday night, fantasy owners may have been wishing the 19-inning game between the Phillies and the Reds stopped after nine. While Ryan Howard and Jay Bruce... Read more

All signs point to the Apocalypse

Friday, May 20, 2011, 3:07 PM
So Jason Giambi hit three home runs last night. When he hit the third, a blast off Dannys Baez, my friend and I sat there in disbelief. After he had time to release a string of obscenities that I can't repeat here, he turned to me and said, "Three home runs, huh? I'm actually starting to buy into... Read more

Phillies offense more nightmare than fantasy

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 3:19 PM
Phillies offense in free fall It seems like just yesterday that the Phillies had the hottest offense in the major leagues, sitting near the top in most major offensive categories. Lately, they've been looking more like the team we saw in the second half of last season. And that is scary. From a fantasy... Read more

Oswalt, Berkman, and some injury news

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 11:03 AM
After years of playing fantasy baseball, I locked in my first mega-deal over the weekend. In order to improve my struggling lineup, I traded away one of the best pitchers in the game for one of the hottest hitters. Since my staff is up near the top of the league, I figured this would help more than... Read more

Examining Bautista's meteoric rise

Monday, May 16, 2011, 6:33 PM
On Sunday, Jose Bautista hit his 14th home run of the season. And his 15th. And his 16th. I'm sure I'm not the first, and certainly won't be the last, to question where Bautista's power came from. There are certain players, and Ryan Howard is a perfect example of this, that come into the league and... Read more

Today's $100K Fantasy Baseball Challenge

Friday, May 13, 2011, 7:35 AM
This is just a friendly reminder that tonight at 7 p.m., the FanDuel $100,000 Fantasy Baseball Championship will begin. On Tuesday, I wrote a post that further explains the rules, plus offers some picks for tonight's games. Just remember that the picks lock at 7 p.m., so make sure to fill out your... Read more

Introducing FanDuel's $100K MLB Championship

Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 10:29 AM
If you're like me, the women in your life constantly harass you about your obsession with sports. Sometimes, however, they understand, especially if it has to do with the Eagles or Phillies. What really sets them off is when you are watching the out of town scoreboard hoping that the White Sox can... Read more
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