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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 7 July, 2006

Journal by SlashCapper

To date: 42-63-1, -$522.00 (-10.39%)

Bankroll stands at: $477.97 ($268.51 retained earnings, $59.05 loaned from retained earnings)

This is probably the last day of pure MLB play. Tomorrow, Major League Soccer will be tossed into the mix.

  • San Diego (W. Williams vs. Rm. Ortiz): $20 @ -103
  • Pittsburgh (I. Snell vs. J. Lieber): $16 @ +156
  • Yankees (J. Wright vs. J. Seo): $20 @ -140
  • Cincinnati (E. Milton vs. H. Ramirez): $16 @ +130
  • Milwaukee (Z. Jackson vs. C. Zambrano): $23 @ +133
  • Kansas City (L. Hudson vs. A. Burnett): $20 @ +181
  • Minnesota (C. Silva vs. J. Wasdin): $20 @ +113
  • White Sox (M. Buehrle vs. J. Lester): $18 @ -129
  • Angels (J. Lackey vs. B. Zito): $14 @ +102
  • Detroit (J. Bonderman vs. J. Pineiro): $16 @ -141
  • Dodgers (C. Billingsley vs. M. Morris): $25 @ +100

Aggregate risk: $208

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 3 July, 2006 1

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Coming back from a weekend off...

YTD: 40-54-1, -$277.19 (-5.99%)

Bankroll stands at $722.78 ($327.56 retained earnings)

  • Florida (R. Nolasco vs. P. Astacio): $36 @ -113
  • Cleveland (J. Sowers vs. C. Wang): $33 @ +120
  • Chicago White Sox (F. Garcia vs. E. Bedard): $58 @ -145
  • Boston (J. Beckett vs. S. Kazmir): $44 @ -156
  • Chicago Cubs (C. Marmol vs. R. Clemens): $22 @ +175
  • San Francisco (N. Lowry vs. A. Cook): $37 @ +107
  • Toronto (T. Lilly vs. J. Rheinecker): $33 @ -111
  • Kansas City (S. Elarton vs. Jo. Santana): $25 @ +255
  • Arizona (J. Cruz vs. D. Lowe): $22 @ +144
  • Detroit (N. Robertson vs. J. Blanton): $44 @ -112
  • Seattle (F. Hernandez vs. Jer. Weaver): $40 @ -124

Aggregate risk: $394

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 30 June, 2006 1

Journal by SlashCapper

I've tweaked the algorithm to select a few more favorites than before. Hopefully that should improve the return on these plays.

Thus far: 32-50-1, -$384.14 (-8.92%)

Bankroll stands at: $615.83 ($274.09 retained earnings)

  • Chicago White Sox (J. Garland vs. S. Marshall): $36 @ -164
  • NY Mets (O. Hernandez vs. M. Mussina): $36 @ +159
  • Detroit (K. Rogers vs. K. Wells): $36 @ -178
  • Tampa Bay (T. Corcoran vs. M. O'Connor): $26 @ +142
  • Cleveland (P. Byrd vs. E. Ramirez): $26 @ +101
  • Boston (J. Johnson vs. D. Willis): $26 @ +114
  • Texas (V. Padilla vs. R. Oswalt): $26 @ +102
  • Minnesota (B. Radke vs. C. Villanueva): $31 @ -152
  • San Francisco (Jm. Wright vs. C.H. Park): $21 @ +113
  • Arizona (C. Vargas vs. K. Saarloos): $21 @ +130
  • Colorado (J. Fogg vs. J. Moyer): $26 @ +150
  • LA Dodgers (B. Penny vs. B. Colon): $26 @ -110

Aggregate risk: $337

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 29 June, 2006 1

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Thus far: 31-47-1, -$356.78 (-8.40% of risk)

Bankroll stands at $643.19 ($274.09 retained earnings)

  • Washington (J. Patterson vs. R. Halladay): $10 @ +205
  • NY Mets (T. Glavine vs. C. Schilling): $21 @ +147
  • Philadelphia (R. Madson vs. R. Lopez): $14 @ +126
  • Kansas City (B. Keppel vs. B. Arroyo): $14 @ +240

Aggregate risk: $59

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 28 June, 2006 2

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Thus far: 28-38-1, -$112.15 (-3.08%)

The bankroll stands at: $887.82 ($274.09 retained earnings)

  • Detroit (J. Verlander vs. A. Pettitte): $83 risked @ -172
  • LA Dodgers (O. Perez vs. Jo. Santana): $66 risked @ +257
  • Philadelphia [GAME 1] (C. Hamels vs. E. Bedard): $49 risked @ +112
  • Philadelphia [GAME 2] (S. Mathieson vs. K. Benson): $49 risked @ +131
  • Washington (S. Hill vs. T. Lilly): $41 risked @ +178
  • Pittsburgh (P. Maholm vs. F. Garcia): $41 risked @ +152
  • Tampa Bay (C. Fossum vs. S. Olsen): $41 risked @ +145
  • Kansas City (S. Elarton vs. A. Harang): $41 risked @ +215
  • Cleveland (J. Westbrook vs. C. Carpenter): $49 risked @ +158
  • Arizona (Ed. Gonzalez vs. F. Hernandez): $41 risked @ +124
  • Colorado (J. Francis vs. E. Santana): $58 risked @ +127
  • Texas (J. Rheinecker vs. N. Lowry): $49 risked @ +104

Aggregate risk: $608

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 27 June, 2006 2

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This is really close to the start of the early games...

Thus far: 20-34-1, -$391.53 (-12.36% of risk)

Bankroll stands at $608.44 ($134.40 retained earnings)

  • NY Mets (A. Soler vs. J. Lester): $42 risked @ +119
  • Atlanta (H. Ramirez vs. J. Wright): $36 risked @ +160
  • Washington (Rm. Ortiz vs. A. Burnett): $36 risked @ +188
  • Florida (R. Nolasco vs. S. Kazmir): $42 risked @ -102
  • Pittsburgh (I. Snell vs. M. Buehrle): $36 risked @ +156
  • Kansas City (M. Wood vs. E. Milton): $30 risked @ +192
  • Milwaukee (Z. Jackson vs. C. Zambrano): $48 risked @ +168
  • Cleveland (C. Sabathia vs. An. Reyes): $36 risked @ +131
  • LA Dodgers (D. Lowe vs. F. Liriano): $42 risked @ +158
  • Seattle (J. Washburn vs. B. Webb): $42 risked @ +138
  • Colorado (A. Cook vs. Jef. Weaver): $42 risked @ +120
  • San Francisco (M. Morris vs. K. Millwood): $36 risked @ +119

Aggregate risk: $468

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 26 June, 2006 2

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The recovery is on!

Thus far: 20-28-1, -$126.53 (-4.36% of risk)

The bankroll stands at $873.44 ($134.40 retained earnings)

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: (Standard rules about pitchers apply)

  • Philadelphia (C. Lidle vs. T. Wakefield): $51 risked @ +165
  • Houston (W. Rodriguez vs. Z. Miner): $41 risked @ +145
  • Atlanta (T. Hudson vs. R. Johnson): $30 risked @ +154
  • Tampa Bay (J. Shields vs. J. Johnson): $41 risked @ +130
  • LA Dodgers (C. Billingsley vs. C. Silva): $41 risked @ +102
  • Colorado (J. Jennings vs. J. Lackey): $61 risked @ +142

Aggregate risk: $265

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 25 June, 2006 1

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Hoping to bounce back from two bad days with a full slate...

Thus far: 10-16, -$285.08 (-12.7% of risk)

The bankroll stands at $714.92 ($55.14 retained earnings).

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: (As always, both listed pitchers must start for action)

  • Cincinnati (E. Ramirez vs. J. Sowers): $43 risked @ +116
  • St. Louis (S. Ponson vs. J. Bonderman): $52 risked @ +151
  • Florida (D. Willis vs. M. Mussina): $35 risked @ +152
  • Washington (L. Hernandez vs. D. Cabrera): $52 risked @ +140
  • Atlanta (C. James vs. M. Hendrickson): $61 risked @ +114
  • Philadelphia (C. Lidle vs. T. Wakefield): $52 risked @ +157
  • Chicago White Sox (J. Vazquez vs. R. Oswalt): $61 risked @ -116
  • Milwaukee (R. Helling vs. M. Redman): $52 risked @ -113
  • Chicago Cubs (S. Marshall vs. B. Radke): $43 risked @ +144
  • Oakland (E. Loaiza vs. M. Cain): $52 risked @ +129
  • Pittsburgh (K. Wells vs. B. Penny): $43 risked @ +202
  • Arizona (M. Batista vs. K. Escobar): $61 risked @ +122
  • Florida (A. Sanchez vs. S. Chacon): $52 risked @ +215

Aggregate risk: $659

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettors Guide for 24 June, 2006 2

Journal by SlashCapper

I took yesterday off; Thursday was not stellar by any means. These two facts are not connected, however.

Thus far: 7-9, +$48.95 (+3.9% of risk)

The bankroll now stands at $1,048.95, with $55.14 held as retained earnings.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: (Games must have both listed pitchers start for action)

  • Philadelphia (B. Myers vs. C. Schilling): $97 risked @ +172
  • Houston (T. Buchholz vs. J. Garland): $78 risked @ +162
  • San Francisco (Jm. Wright vs. D. Haren): $117 risked @ +123
  • NY Mets (O. Hernandez vs. R. Halladay): $97 risked @ +155
  • St. Louis (J. Suppan vs. K. Rogers): $97 risked @ +137
  • Kansas City (B. Duckworth vs. D. Davis): $78 risked @ +133
  • Atlanta (L. Cormier vs. T. Corcoran): $97 risked @ +101
  • Texas (R. Tejeda vs. J. Fogg): $97 risked @ -104
  • Arizona (C. Vargas vs. B. Colon): $117 risked @ +118
  • LA Dodgers (A. Sele vs. Z. Duke): $117 risked @ -119

Aggregate risk: $992

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettor's Guide for 22 June, 2006 2

Journal by SlashCapper

A strong showing last night, despite late issues with Colorado and the Dodgers.

5-6, +$110.29 (11.0% of risk)

The bankroll stands at $1,110.29, with $55.14 of that held in retained earnings.

Lines are taken from Pinnacle.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: (All games must have both listed pitchers start to have action)

  • Florida (S. Olsen/K. Benson): $41 risked at +125
  • Atlanta (H. Ramirez/A. Burnett): $61 risked at +122
  • St. Louis (An. Reyes/F. Garcia): $41 risked at +130
  • Houston (R. Clemens/F. Liriano): $61 risked at +112
  • LA Dodgers (D. Lowe/F. Hernandez): $61 risked at -121

Aggregate risk: $265

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Journal: SlashCapper's Bettor's Guide for 21 June 2006 2

Journal by SlashCapper

Welcome to the inaugural edition of SlashCapper's Bettor's Guide!

I'm going to handicap sporting events on a day-to-day basis. For now, the focus will be on Major League Baseball, with English Premiership, Bundesliga, Scottish Premiership, La Liga, Ligue 1, NFL, NBA, and NHL handicapping coming later this year.

I'll be starting today with an imaginary bankroll of $1,000. Lines are taken from Pinnacle.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: (All games must have both listed pitchers start to have action)

  • Cincinnati (J. Mays vs. A. Soler): $115 risked at +188
  • NY Yankees (J. Wright vs. C. Hamels): $96 risked at +111
  • Washington (S. Hill vs. J. Lester): $77 risked at +159
  • Florida (R. Nolasco vs. E. Bedard): $77 risked at +132
  • Cleveland (C. Sabathia vs. C. Zambrano): $115 risked at -139
  • Toronto (T. Lilly vs. T. Hudson): $77 risked at +132
  • San Diego (C. Young vs. K. Millwood): $96 risked at +135
  • St. Louis (J. Marquis vs. M. Buehrle): $77 risked at +160
  • Kansas City (M. Wood vs. I. Snell): $77 risked at +122
  • Colorado (A. Cook vs. B. Zito): $77 risked at +106
  • LA Dodgers (C. Billingsley vs. J. Washburn): $115 risked at -121

Aggregate risk: $999

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