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Benny Ricciardi

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2014 winner of the FSWA’s Baseball Article of the Year award. 2016 FSTA Winner for Radio Show of the Year for "On Target Fantasy". 2017 winner for Basketball Writer of the Year from the FSWA. Benny was a featured writer for the DraftKings Playbook, an on air talent for FNTSY Radio, a podcast host and writer for RotoWire, a daily fantasy expert at Scout Fantasy and one of the featured writers and webcast hosts at RotoCurve. He is a published author in the fantasy sports space and a journalist who has had articles picked up by the AP press and distributed through various news outlets around the country. He is a frequent guest on Sirius XM Fantasy and FNTSY Radio talking about both season long and daily fantasy sports topics. 

 Benny's MNF Rundown
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Monday, September 10, 2018 - 15:08

Normally we would be talking the Monday-Thursday primetime slates in this article, but the league scheduled two Monday Night football games this week and the sites decided to make the primetime slate Monday only, so instead we will stick to that. Kevin Adams does his deep dive every week, so I cut and pasted those here to start the article.

 Benny's MLB By the Numbers - 9/10
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:57

Erick Fedde v. Jake Arrieta


Only a tad above 7 K per 9, but he has been better throughout the minors at about a K per inning.

Has pitched about 50 innings over two separate stops at the MLB Level. His HR/9 was always under 1 in the minors, but it’s over 2 HR/9 at the MLB level.

 Benny's MLB By the Numbers - 9/9
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 10:02

Mike Clevinger v. Thomas Pannone Clevinger: Burst onto the scene and pitched awesome in 2017 and he’s been a tad better this year

 Benny's MLB By the Numbers- 9/7
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Friday, September 7, 2018 - 16:56







 Week 1 TE Breakdown
Posted by Benny Ricciardi on Friday, September 7, 2018 - 01:41

One of the toughest decisions we have every week as daily fantasy players is who to start at tight end. It is also one of those things that is very site specific. Whether or not the scoring system is PPR or half PPR can determine if a guy is playable or not.