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fantasydata-api

fantasydata-api

This library is a wrapper for the FantasyData.com's api. Fully tested using mocha.

Build Status Dependencies

v1.3.3 change log

NPM

Intro

This wrapper provides a simple way of interacting with the exposed methods of FantasyData's various sports apis. Includes methods for MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL.

Installation

This can easily be installed via npm

npm install fantasydata-api

Options

var options = {
  timeout: 15000, // Service call timeout 
  mlb: {
    version: 'mlb/v2',
    key: '' // <-- Pass in your mlb key here 
  },
  nba: {
    version: 'nba/v2',
    key: '' // <-- Pass in your nba key here 
  },
  nfl: {
    version: 'nfl/v2',
    key: '' // <-- Pass in your nfl key here 
  },
  nhl: {
    version: 'nhl/v2',
    key: '' // <-- Pass in your nhl key here 
  }
};

Example Usage

var fantasyData = require('fantasydata-api')(options);
 
var season = '2014REG';
fantasyData.nfl.Byes(season, function(err, results){
  console.log(JSON.stringify(results, null, 2));
});

Parameters

  • season

    • Year of the season and the season type. If no season type is provided, then the default is regular season.
    • e.g., 2013REG, 2013PRE, 2013POST, 2013, etc
  • week

    • Integer representing a given week
    • Valid values are: Preseason 0 to 4, Regular Season 1 to 17, Postseason 1 to 4.
  • team

    • The unique abbreviation for a given team
    • e.g., IND, ARI, NO, GB, etc
  • statColumn

    • Any given numerical stat column on a PlayerGame object
    • PassingYards, ReceivingTargets, RushingTouchdowns, etc
  • position

    • A given player's position
    • Valid values are QB, RB, WR, TE, K, P, DL, LB, DB and in Match Player cases DE, DT, C, G, CB, OLB, S as well
  • timeFrameType

    • The type of timeframes to return.
    • Valid types are current, upcoming, completed, recent, all. Visit the timeframe documentation for more info.
  • playerId

    • The integer identifier for a given player
    • e.g., 732
  • minutes

    • Currently only used by the RecentlyUpdatedBoxScores method
    • The integer representing the time in minutes to look back for updates
    • e.g., 1,2,5,10
  • searchCriteria

    • Currently only used by the MatchPlayer method
    var searchCriteria = {
      team: 'IND',
      firstName: 'Andrew',
      lastName: 'Luck',
      fullName: null,
      number: null,
      dob: null,
      position: 'QB',
      college: null
    };

Methods

For more information as to what each method returns, take a look at the official documentation.

Helpers

  • Options() - Get the current options
  • Options(options) - Set the options

API

All methods are asynchronous and require the last parameter to be a callback function function(err, results) {}.

  • FantasyData.nfl

    • .activeBoxScores(callback)
    • .areAnyGamesInProgress(callback)
    • .boxScore(season, week, homeTeam, callback)
    • .boxScores(season, week, callback)
    • .byes(season)(callback)
    • .currentSeason(callback)
    • .currentWeek(callback)
    • .fantasyDefenseByGame(season, week, callback)
    • .fantasyDefenseBySeason(season, callback)
    • .fantasyDefenseProjectionsByGame(season, week, callback)
    • .fantasyPlayers(callback)
    • .finalBoxScores(callback)
    • .freeAgents(callback)
    • .gameLeagueLeaders(season, week, position, statColumn, callback)
    • .gameStats(season, callback)
    • .gameStatsByWeek(season, week, callback)
    • .getErrorSample(callback)
    • .injuriesByTeam(season, week, team, callback)
    • .injuriesByWeek(season, week, callback)
    • .lastCompletedSeason(callback)
    • .lastCompletedWeek(callback)
    • .liveBoxScores(callback)
    • .matchPlayer(searchCriteria, callback)
    • .news(callback)
    • .newsByPlayerId(playerId, callback)
    • .newsByTeam(team, callback)
    • .player(playerId, callback)
    • .playerGameProjectionStatsByTeam(season, week, team, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByPlayerId(season, week, playerId, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByTeam(season, week, team, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByWeek(season, week, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStatsByPlayerId(season, playerId, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStatsByTeam(season, team, callback)
    • .recentlyUpdatedBoxScores(minutes, callback)
    • .schedules(season, callback)
    • .scores(season,callback)
    • .scoresByWeek(season, week, callback)
    • .seasonLeagueLeaders(season, position, statColumn, callback)
    • .stadiums(callback)
    • .standings(season, callback)
    • .teamGameStats(season, week, callback)
    • .teamRoster(team, callback)
    • .teamSeasonStats(season, callback)
    • .teams(callback)
    • .teamsBySeason(season, callback)
    • .timeframes(timeFrameType, callback)
    • .upcomingSeason(callback)
    • .upcomingWeek(callback)
  • FantastyData.nba

    • .activeTeams(callback)
    • .activePlayers(callback)
    • .boxScore(gameId, callback)
    • .boxScores(dateStr, callback)
    • .boxScoresDelta(dateStr, minutesBack, callback)
    • .freeAgents(callback)
    • .gamesByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .gamesBySeason(season, callback)
    • .news(callback)
    • .newsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .newsByPlayerId(playerId, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStats(season, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStatsByTeam(season, team, callback)
    • .playersByTeam(team, callback)
    • .playerGameProjectionStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .stadiums(callback)
    • .teamGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .teamSeasonStats(callback)
  • FantastyData.mlb

    • .activeTeams(callback)
    • .activePlayers(callback)
    • .boxScore(gameId, callback)
    • .boxScores(dateStr, callback)
    • .boxScoresDelta(dateStr, minutesBack, callback)
    • .freeAgents(callback)
    • .gamesByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .gamesBySeason(season, callback)
    • .news(callback)
    • .newsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .newsByPlayerId(playerId, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStats(season, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStatsByTeam(season, team, callback)
    • .playersByTeam(team, callback)
    • .playerGameProjectionStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .stadiums(callback)
    • .teamGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .teamSeasonStats(callback)
  • FantastyData.nhl

    • .activeTeams(callback)
    • .activePlayers(callback)
    • .boxScore(gameId, callback)
    • .boxScores(dateStr, callback)
    • .boxScoresDelta(dateStr, minutesBack, callback)
    • .freeAgents(callback)
    • .gamesByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .gamesBySeason(season, callback)
    • .news(callback)
    • .newsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .newsByPlayerId(playerId, callback)
    • .playerGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStats(season, callback)
    • .playerSeasonStatsByTeam(season, team, callback)
    • .playersByTeam(team, callback)
    • .playerGameProjectionStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .stadiums(callback)
    • .teamGameStatsByDate(dateStr, callback)
    • .teamSeasonStats(callback)

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 Nate Clark

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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