Changes to DraftKings MLB Rules

As DraftKing’s Jonathan Aguiar alluded to on Twitter DraftKings has made to their MLB rules.

New rules include:

  • Limit of 5 players ‘stacked’ per team
  • Lineup must have players from 2 separate teams (down from 3)
  • Utility hitter position
  • No lost points for caught stealing

The New DraftKings MLB Rules and Scoring System is:

  • Rosters will consist of 10 players and must include players scheduled to play in at least 2 different MLB games.
  • Rosters must have no more than 5 hitters from any one MLB team.
  • The 10 roster positions are: P, P, C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF
  • Hitters will accumulate points as follows:
    • Single = +3 PTs
    • Double = +5 PTs
    • Triple = +8 PTs
    • Home Run = +10 PTs
    • Run Batted In = +2 PTs
    • Run = +2 PTs
    • Base on Balls = +2 PTs
    • Hit By Pitch = +2 PTs
    • Stolen Base = +5 PTs
  • Pitchers will accumulate points as follows:
    • Inning Pitched = +2.25 PTs
    • Strike Out = +2 PTs
    • Win = +4 PTs
    • Earned Run Allowed = -2 PTs
    • Hit Against = -0.6 PTs
    • Base on Balls Against = -0.6 PTs
    • Hit Batsman = -0.6 PTs
    • Complete Game = +2.5 PTs
    • Complete Game Shut Out = +2.5 PTs
    • No Hitter = +5 PTs

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