FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
YAHOO PRESENTS ROTOWORLD’S 2019 LIVE BASEBALL MOCK DRAFT TOMORROW, MARCH 13 AT NOON ET
D.J. Short and Ryan Boyer from Rotoworld Baseball join Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski from Yahoo to Draft Against Eight Rotoworld Draft Guide Users
Hosted by NBC Sports’ Ahmed Fareed with Live Commentary from Matt Stroup and Patrick Daugherty
Live Coverage Streamed on Twitch For First Time; Also Available on YouTube Live, the NBC Sports app, and NBCSports.com/Live
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 12, 2019 – Rotoworld, the industry leader in fantasy sports information, will host its 2019 Live Baseball Mock Draft tomorrow, March 13, at noon ET across NBC Sports’ numerous digital platforms just in time for the Major League Baseball kick off in April. Rotoworld fantasy experts D.J. Short and Ryan Boyer will be joined by Yahoo experts Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski in a mock draft with eight fans.
The second-annual event pits eight Rotoworld Draft Guide users against the industry’s experts as they draft for a 12-team 5×5 league on Yahoo Sports’ draft platform. Viewers will be given analysis, strategy advice, and insight into every selection. At the conclusion, a Rotoworld writer will blindly grade the draft to determine the winner.
NBC Sports’ Ahmed Fareed will host the live event, with commentary from Baseball Mock Draft veterans Matt Stroup and Patrick Daugherty.
Live coverage from NBC Sports studios in Stamford, Conn., begins Wednesday at noon ET and will be streamed on Twitch for the first time. In addition, the Live Mock draft will be available for streaming on YouTube Live, NBCSports.com/Live, and the NBC Sports app. Viewers can participate by sharing their comments on various platforms throughout the draft.
Rotoworld’s 2019 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide is now available for $19.99. A one-stop source for all fantasy needs, the 2019 Rotoworld Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide is the most comprehensive to date, featuring the projected 2019 stats of over 1,500 MLB players, ranking, projections, mock drafts and more. In addition, Rotoworld’s 2019 All-In Package, which includes the DFS toolkit, Draft Guide, Season Pass, and Draft Master, is available for $129.99. To purchase any Rotoworld Fantasy Baseball product or packages online, visit here.
Rotoworld, the internet’s highest-trafficked fantasy sports information site, is the industry leader in fantasy sports information. Rotoworld.com features comprehensive news, headlines, fantasy columns and premium draft kits via the web, the NBC Sports mobile website, Rotoworld Fantasy News app, and two paid Draft Guide mobile apps for football and baseball. It also produces numerous successful podcasts. Rotoworld.com is part of NBC Sports Digital, a division of the NBC Sports Group.
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