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RotoBaller | Feb 28th, 7:15am ET
CURRENT ADP: Not Drafted RANKINGS STATUS: Undervalued ANALYSIS: After being a trendy midseason pickup last year, Milwaukee SP Jimmy Nelson struggled with a 4.93 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP. He  subsequently dropped out of favor with fantasy...
Fake Teams | Feb 27th, 10:00am ET
After a dominant 2013, the Baltimore slugger had a terrible 2014. Can he rebound this year? Ready for a pile of "maybe"s that add up to a "probably"? Maybe #1: So much of what we think we know about the effect of various drugs on performance in baseball is...
Baseball Professor | Feb 27th, 9:00am ET
Yasiel Puig's high BABIPs are a little perplexing, but his all-around ability makes him an enticing option for 2015.
Fake Teams | Feb 26th, 4:00pm ET
After hitting 19 homer runs last year, I’m buying in again. Adrian Beltre is just plain good. He’s posted over line driver rates over 20% in the past 3 years. Last season his infield fly percentage was a minuscule 2.3%, along with a K rate of only...
Fake Teams | Feb 26th, 12:00pm ET
Chase Headley is going much, much later than 3B with similar projections. Chase Headley currently has an NFBC ADP of 224. In Yahoo leagues, it's even lower, at 238. Going by the ZiPS projection system, Headley is of the most undervalued players in the 2015...
Lesters Legends | Feb 26th, 6:00am ET
. Here’s the first look at the 2015 Lester’s Legends Outfielder Rankings..1. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout has emerged as the premier fantasy baseball player. In the past three brilliant years he has hit .311 with 117.7 runs, 181.7...
FanGraphs | Feb 25th, 1:15pm ET
It’s time for our Depth Chart Discussions to begin. In an effort to suss out every team, we’ve divided them into four parts (infield, outfield, bullpen, and rotation) and will begin breaking them down for you over the next few weeks. You can find...
Fake Teams | Feb 25th, 10:00am ET
Zimmerman had a down year in 2014, but 2015 looks very bright. Just look at his power indicators and you will see why. I wrote about Zimmerman in our First Basemen to Target staff post a few weeks back. I am going to expand on the analysis I did for that...
Fake Teams | Feb 24th, 3:00pm ET
Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager enjoyed a career year in 2014. What does the 27-year-old have in store for 2015? Two years after putting up very good but not great fantasy numbers, third baseman Kyle Seager put it all together in 2014, slashing...
Fake Teams | Feb 24th, 10:00am ET
Jason Hunt takes a look at his top overall fantasy prospect, Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs, and how valuable he might be in redraft leagues this year. Prospect situations rarely become as clear cut as it appears with the top prospect in the Cubs' system,...
RotoBaller | Feb 24th, 9:06am ET
Preseason Fantasy Baseball Analysis: Third Base RotoBaller is proud to present a unique new take on fantasy sports. With his tongue firmly placed in his cheek your host, the “Living Legend” Joe Gallina, provides you with a great blend of baseball...
ESPN | Feb 23rd, 8:54am ET
Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses the practical, fantasy baseball applications to such sabermetric-type stats such as WAR, FIP, BABIP and wOBA.
The Fantasy Fix | Feb 23rd, 8:45am ET
View image | gettyimages.com I’ve spent a long time avoiding evaluating starting pitchers. I suppose it beats evaluating relief pitchers, but otherwise it’s a pain in the tookus. The standard numbers are so volatile that basing your predictions...
Fake Teams | Feb 22nd, 7:04pm ET
Ray Guilfoyle and Brian Creagh weigh the pros and cons of drafting Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy in 2015. Will Hardy's power return in 2015? Read on. About a month ago, after completing his position rankings, Brian Creagh saw that his rankings for certain players...
RotoBaller | Feb 20th, 8:00am ET
BALLER MOVE: Target in Middle Rounds ANALYSIS: Zack Wheeler’s rookie campaign in 2013 was quietly solid: 100 IP, 3.42 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.6 K/9. Still, there was room for improvement. Wheeler’s FIP was a mediocre 4.17, and he walked...
Fake Teams | Feb 20th, 7:00am ET
The Fake Teams fantasy baseball staff offer you some shortstops that you should avoid in your 2015 fantasy drafts, including Jean Segura, Xander Bogaerts and Jose Reyes. When preparing for your fantasy baseball drafts, it is a must to have a draft strategy,...
Yahoo! Sports | Feb 19th, 11:22am ET
Although the Giants are coming off their third World Championship in five seasons, a glorious run by anyone's standards, last year's triumph wasn't like the first two. After a pair of front-door titles, the 2014 champagne run was a back-door job all the way. San...
RotoBaller | Feb 19th, 7:05am ET
A Land of Opportunity After a BABIP-fueled breakout in the first half of 2014, Lonnie Chisenhall struggled dreadfully in the second half of the season. He hit just four home runs with a .218 batting average in 235 plate appearances. He also played poor...
RotoBaller | Feb 17th, 1:18pm ET
Preseason Fantasy Baseball Analysis: Shortstop RotoBaller is proud to present a unique new take on fantasy sports. With his tongue firmly placed in his cheek your host, the “Living Legend” Joe Gallina, provides you with a great blend of baseball...
Fake Teams | Feb 17th, 12:00pm ET
The Milwaukee shortstop was overrated coming into 2014, but could he be underrated now? A year ago, we had a wee bit of controversy on the site in our shortstop rankings. We had eight rankers, and six of them had Jean Segura in the top six, while I was the...