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The History of the MLS Fantasy Game

Over the next several days, I’m going to be posting a recap of the podcast projects we published during 2020 while MLS was suspended. Even without games, we thought it was important to keep creating content to help provide some normalcy and to help provide a mental distraction from the pressures of COVID-19. Enjoy! Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael …

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2020 Content COVID Update

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What Happened to the 2020 Content? For those of you who are long time visitors to MSL Fantasy Boss, I’m sure you noticed a little shakeup during the 2020 season. With so many questions around the season, the majority of the MLSFB team efforts were focused on the MLSFI Podcast. Additionally, different work schedules for everyone left setting a consistent …

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Fantasy MLS Captain Rankings: Round 11

Welcome back! Fantasy MLS captain rankings for round 11 are here after pretty standard gameweek with no surprises or big upsets. Round 11 brings another exciting gameweek with some strong attacking candidates for captaincy. Here are our rankings:     1) Alejandro Pozuelo (Vs Red Bull New York, Vs Atlanta United) His consistency and form makes him an easy recommendation …

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Fantasy MLS Captain Rankings: Round 5

Welcome back! Fantasy MLS captain rankings for round 5 are here after a quickfire game week. The second DGW of the season has come around and it’s time to use all the knowledge and tips you might’ve come up with to make most of the new DGW rule. Here are my captaincy rankings for the week:   1) Alejandro Pozuelo …

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Fantasy MLS Captain Rankings: Round 4

Welcome back! Fantasy MLS captains rankings for round 4 are here after a surprising end to round 3 with 5 of the final matches being postponed. As the games resume again we look at the top 5 captaincy picks for the week   1) Alejandro Pozuelo (@Montreal Impact) Pozuelo has been enjoying great form with an assist in each of …

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MLSFI: 2020 Early Round 4 Preview

Reid, Michale, and Blayne are joined by Patreon Supporter Patrick Smith to break down what we know right now about Round 3 (still in progress) and provide an early preview for Round 4. This one runs a bit long because this is the first BIG DGW with the new DGW scoring rule and everyone wants to talk about it! Host …

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Fantasy MLS Captain Rankings: Round 3

Captains - Lodeiro, Blanco and Rossi

Welcome back! Fantasy MLS captains rankings for round 3 are here after a long break from regular season football which also included an “MLS is back” tournament aka “Covid Cup”. So which players proved their worth in a tournament that did not have any meaning? Who deserves your captain’s armband for this week? Let’s find out over here   1) …

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MLSFI: 2020 Round 3 MLS Fantasy Is Back

Reid, Michale, and Blayne are joined by Ashley Savage from Switch the Pitch to CELEBRATE the RETURN of the official MLS Fantasy Game. The show starts with a preview of what we know, touches on important housekeeping reminders, and identifies players to consider for each position while building your team (timestamp 30:30). #MLSFantasyIsBack Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton …

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MLS is Back Bracket Challenge & Predict 6 Leagues

MLS is Back Hello everyone and welcome to… wait, this is not an episode of the MLSFI Podcast. Let me try that again.   Hello everyone! I know it’s been a while but with MLS shutdown due to COVID-19, there has been no new fantasy content to publish. During the time off, the MLSFI team has still been creating podcasts …

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MLSFI: 2020 Round 3 The First Bye Week & Call Ups

Michale and Blayne are joined by special guest Christian Ward to review all the most important takeaways from Round 2 and Preview what you need to know going into Round 3. Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Blayne Riffle Special Guest Christian Ward Links to items discussed Patreon Website – Help Support the MLSFI podcast! MLS Injury News MLS Lineup News …

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2020 Round 2 Predictions and Power Rankings

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The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. It’s a good system, but soccer is not chess because soccer can end in a draw. Fortunately chess also allows for a draw and the ELO system is setup to …

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MLSFI: 2020 Interview with James Ballow and Round 2 Preview

Reid and Blayne are joined by very special guest James Ballow Director of Digital Experience at MLS. The show starts with a quick recap of scores and the Patreon and then jumps into the interview with James where we talk the new price change system, template teams, and the new Predict 6 game. Reid then previews the upcoming week, provides …

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