DraftKings Offering Friday Night Double Header of $3 Fun

Max Scherzer, Jordan Zimmermann, Steve McCattyFriday night Major League Baseball offers a double-header of opportunities for daily fantasy baseball at DraftKings.com. Two events, each with a $3 buy-in, could get your weekend off on a winning note and send you to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The first contest has a $5,000 guaranteed prize pool and the top 1,944 finishers end up in the money. While the entry fee is just $3, first time depositors get one free entry to this contest.

If you’re looking for something a little more extravagant than the MLB All-Star Game VIP Experience is probably in your wheelhouse. Also a $3 buy-in, the top prize here is  a VIP Experience to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati which includes $1,000 airfare credit, 4 nights hotel, 2 tickets to the Home Run Derby, Fan Fest, All-Star Sunday and the All-Star Game itself plus $500 for food and transportation.

Getting in on either of these events is easy. Sign-up for a DraftKings account, make your first deposit and draft your team from the 14 games on the Wednesday night schedule. In both contests your roster must include the following: 2 pitchers, 1 C, 1 1B, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 SS and 3 OF​ and must fit within the allotted salary cap of $50,000.

June 26, 2015 MLB Schedule (all times Eastern)

Cleveland – Corey Kluber (3-9, 3.65 ERA)
Baltimore – Wei-Yin Chen (3-4, 2.89 ERA)

Washington – Max Scherzer (8-5, 1.76 ERA)
Philadelphia – Aaron Harang (4-9, 3.41 ERA)

Atlanta – Williams Pérez (4-0, 2.78 ERA)
Pittsburgh – Francisco Liriano (4-6, 3.26 ERA)

Texas – Nick Martínez (5-3, 2.77 ERA)
Toronto – Mark Buehrle (7-4, 3.90 ERA)

Chicago White Sox – José Quintana (3-7, 3.92 ERA)
Detroit – Anibal Sánchez (6-7, 4.59 ERA)

Cincinnati – Johnny Cueto (4-4, 2.98 ERA)
New York Mets – Noah Syndergaard (2-4, 4.03 ERA)

LA Dodgers – Brett Anderson (3-4, 3.29 ERA)
Miami – Justin Nicolino (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

Boston – Rick Porcello (4-8, 5.61 ERA)
Tampa Bay – Álex Colomé (3-3, 4.50 ERA)

Minnesota – Trevor May (4-5, 4.03 ERA)
Milwaukee – Kyle Lohse (3-9, 6.30 ERA)

New York Yankees – Nathan Eovaldi (6-2, 4.95 ERA)
Houston – Vincent Velásquez (0-0, 4.15 ERA)

Chicago Cubs – Jake Arrieta (7-5, 3.07 ERA)
St. Louis – John Lackey (6-4, 3.41 ERA)

Seattle – Taijuan Walker (5-6, 4.94 ERA)
LA Angels – Matt Shoemaker (4-5, 5.20 ERA)

Kansas City – Edinson Vólquez (7-4, 3.33 ERA)
Oakland – Jesse Hahn (5-5, 3.40 ERA)

Arizona – Robbie Ray (2-2, 1.78 ERA)
San Diego – Tyson Ross (4-7, 3.61 ERA)

Colorado – Chad Bettis (3-2, 3.44 ERA)
San Francisco – Tim Hudson (5-6, 4.52 ERA)

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