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Fake Teams | Dec 18th, 6:57pm ET
Is new Padres pitcher Brandon Morrow a sneaky, under the radar play for 2015? With the news that Brandon Morrow has reached an agreement with the San Diego Padres, Morrow might be a sneaky, under the radar play for next year. Morrow teased Blue Jays fans...
Baseball Professor | Dec 18th, 7:00am ET
By almost any metric, Jose Quintana was a much-improved pitcher last year; ERA, FIP, xFIP, SIERA, K%, BB%, GB%, FB%, HR/FB — he posted better numbers in all of them. But of all those stats I just listed, there’s one of them that stands out as having...
FanGraphs | Dec 17th, 9:15am ET
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer lived up to expectations in 2014. While Archer’s performance during his rookie season was strong, there were still some questions about his ability moving forward. His 3.22 ERA was strong, but his 4.07 FIP indicated...
Fake Teams | Dec 16th, 8:00am ET
Boston has had a very busy offseason already. They have added two premier hitters and three starters. How good will they all be with their new team in 2015? What kind of fantasy impact will they have? If you have been following the winter meetings and basically...
Razzball | Dec 16th, 3:01am ET
It always concerns me when I put too much faith in The Sciosciapath playing a guy that is under 25 years old. A bigger concern is one that is currently penciled in at DH. If Josh Hamilton gets a nagging injury, then he's going to DH and C.J. Cron will be...
Fake Teams | Dec 15th, 9:58pm ET
These relief pitchers were toughest to square up in 2014 Relief pitchers are often volatile and unpredictable in their results year to year. Relief pitchers turn in a small sample size of IP, which can hide flaws that get exposed with a larger sample. They...
Fake Teams | Dec 15th, 6:00pm ET
The prospect staff at Fake Teams continues their fantasy prospect rankings and system reviews with an in-depth look at the Miami Marlins. Just like last year, the prospect staff here at Fake Teams will be taking an in-depth look at each major league organization,...
Fake Teams | Dec 15th, 8:00am ET
Ray offers his thoughts on two trades the Phillies should make to continue their rebuild, including dealing starter Cole Hamels and outfielder Marlon Byrd. Cole Hamels name has come up in plenty of trade rumors since the end of the 2014 season. The teams showing...
Fake Teams | Dec 15th, 7:00am ET
Last season AJ Pollock had his breakout season cut short. It’s time to gamble on a double breakout. Last year if you owned AJ Pollock you were enjoying a breakout season until he was pegged in the hand and broke a bone which took him out until September. ...
Fake Teams | Dec 14th, 7:00am ET
Ray offers his thoughts on the players whose fantasy value was impacted the most from this week's trading frenzy at the Winter Meetings in San Diego. The Winter Meetings in San Diego brought us one of the most active weeks of trading in quite some time. The...
Sports Injury Alert | Dec 12th, 1:45pm ET
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Danny Hultzen is expected to begin the 2015 season in the minors as he recovers from major shoulder surgery, reports Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune.View image | gettyimages.comHultzen has not pitched in a game since...
FanGraphs | Dec 11th, 10:15am ET
Entering the season, some fantasy owners thought Corey Kluber could turn in a good year – I bet a lot of them frequent these pages. He was coming off a below average 3.85 ERA, but FIP, xFIP, and SIERA all estimated a figure closer to 3.25. Given...
Fake Teams | Dec 9th, 7:13am ET
With David Robertson signing with the White Sox, the amazing Dellin Betances is a possible candidate to take over the ninth inning for the Yankees With David Robertson signing with the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees have an opening in the ninth...
Fake Teams | Dec 9th, 7:00am ET
Some hitters were very unlucky with batted balls in 2014. Which ones could bounce back and which ones won't? In a previous post, I regaled you with a tale of some lucky hitters in 2014. Some were truly lucky, some were just showing off their impressive...