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Fake Teams | Aug 31st, 12:01pm ET
Is a closer who accrues a lot of losses bad, or does he just time his struggles poorly? The old saying goes that a pitcher would have to be pretty dang good to lose 20 games in a season. After all, if you suck and lose all the time, they aren't going to let...
FanGraphs | Aug 31st, 7:15am ET
Today’s Roto Riteup includes a new way of presenting an old feature. On today’s agenda: 1. Fun with arbitrary endpoints 2. Various news and notes 3. Streaming Pitcher Options Fun with arbitrary endpoints August 1 – 29 PA AVG OBP SLG HR SB...
Fake Teams | Aug 31st, 5:01am ET
I list a pitcher and two hitting stacks that a fantasy owner can consider using today on FanDuel. Reminder: Always double check the lineup card before rosters lock to make sure that a player you've...
FanGraphs | Aug 28th, 11:38pm ET
Vin Scully is coming back for his 67th season, and everything else is secondary. A.J. Ramos (and his 6.58 FIP and 8.18 ERA over the past thirty days) shut down the Nationals in the ninth for his 23rd save of the year. Carter Capps was still experiencing discomfort...
CBS Sports | Aug 28th, 1:30pm ET
Not all extreme BABIP rates are created equal. Al Melchior separates the regression candidates from the real deals for a sample of hitters.
SoCalledFanEx | Aug 26th, 4:03pm ET
In this week’s Fantasy Lookout, we will uncover a few hitters that have been unlucky with respect to their BABIP in the second half. All of these hitters have been stinging the ball with authority and have outstanding peripherals, yet their BABIP are...
RotoBaller | Aug 26th, 9:43am ET
BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: There seems to be a sentiment about Cameron Maybin that his season has been a product of luck and that he is simply a flash in the pan. However this is not what the statistics...
Razzball | Aug 24th, 3:01am ET
I'm in New York celebrating my grandfather's 88th birthday, or as he calls it "achy-ache," and we started talking about Caitlyn Jenner, and he said, "She's a hot number, I'd throw her one."  Throw her one, I believe, means have sex with her....
Fake Teams | Aug 23rd, 7:01am ET
Week 20 of the Fantasy Baseball season is here. For many this is the last week before the playoffs begin and of course the last week to get into the playoffs if your roster is on the bubble. We have much to discuss this week so let's get after it! Week 20...
Fake Teams | Aug 22nd, 10:40pm ET
The top 30 pitchers in various batted ball rates I've always been very interested in batted ball profiles over a players actual rates of production when trying to guess the future.  This is mainly due to me trusting the way a player hits the ball more,...
Fake Teams | Aug 21st, 11:04pm ET
How is your keeper or dynasty hot corner situation looking? For the fourth installment of this series, we are looking at third base.  The following third basemen can reach free agency at the conclusion of the 2015 season.  Players that were previously...
Razzball | Aug 21st, 12:45pm ET
I also considered “Yas Many More Holmbergers Please” but the title isn’t really what’s important here. What’s important is how awful David Holmberg is and how happy I am to load up on some Diamondbacks this evening, especially...
Fake Teams | Aug 21st, 5:01am ET
I list some options that a fantasy owner can consider using today on FanDuel. Reminder: Always double check the lineup card before rosters lock to make sure that a player you've chosen to...
Fake Teams | Aug 20th, 11:00am ET
Each week during the season, I will profile two players that are interesting either because they are in the midst of a breakout, are performing way above their heads, are interesting for other reasons, or are widely available and useful. This week, it's Jonathan...
Razzball | Aug 18th, 2:00pm ET
David Peralta (+25.8%) was the most added player in fantasy baseball this past week. Crotalus atrox (aka the Western diamondback rattlesnake) is widely considered to be the most dangerous snake in North America, but since the MLB All-Star break, another Diamondback...
Razzball | Aug 18th, 12:45pm ET
It’s good to be back my friends. After a week away, I’m ready and raring to go. I took a full week off from DFS (That’s a lie, I played in the PGA Championship MIlly Maker, but who’s counting) and it was a nice reprieve. MLB is a...
FanGraphs | Aug 18th, 11:01am ET
Episode 93 – All BABIPs Are Not Created Equal The latest episode of “Field of Streams” is live! In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Brad Johnson discuss Brad’s dog’s progress, a big hitting day, waiting for Kevin...
Fake Teams | Aug 18th, 5:00am ET
Reminder: Always double check the lineup card before rosters lock to make sure that a player you've chosen to roster is playing that day, and check...