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Articles by Category: Busts
High Risk/High Reward Hitters (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Jon Anderson on February, 26th 2021

  There are two general ways you can go when investing for the future. You can take your money and go big, throwing a lot in an investment that could either hit the moon in a month or crash to … read more »

Starting Pitcher Values and Busts Based on Swinging-Strike Rates (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Paul Ghiglieri on February, 19th 2021

There are a lot of things that go into making a pitcher great for fantasy purposes. Some pitchers excel at getting called strikes, and their pitch mix and ability to freeze a hitter make them attractive commodities. However, a pitcher’s … read more »

16 Pitchers Who Will Break Out Or Disappoint (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on February, 10th 2021

  Following a season with such limited sample sizes, evaluating pitchers is going to be harder than ever leading into spring fantasy drafts. That’s why we polled our writers for pitchers who could break out in 2021, as well as … read more »

15 Hitters Who Will Break Out or Disappoint (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on February, 3rd 2021

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it’s time to kick it into high gear for our 2021 fantasy baseball preparation. We asked our writers for hitters they could see breaking out this season and stars they see disappointing … read more »

Do Not Draft These 10 Pitchers (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on January, 26th 2021

Last week, we took a look at 10 hitters that I’m fading heading into draft season. This time around, we will focus on ten pitchers who are going way too early, whether that be due to injury concerns, innings limits, … read more »

Do Not Draft These 10 Hitters (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on January, 20th 2021

Every year, especially early in the offseason, there are plenty of market inefficiencies. Shrewd fantasy managers will take advantage of these inefficiencies by identifying players that are going way too early, and vice versa. Below, you’ll find ten hitters that … read more »

Players to Avoid: Hitters (2020 Fantasy Baseball)
By Mario Mergola on July, 17th 2020

The uncertainty surrounding the 2020 MLB season makes hitters such as Aaron Judge, Khris Davis, Charlie Blackmon, Corey Seager, Freddie Freeman, Luis Robert, Manny Machado, and Max Muncy players to avoid.

Top 8 Busts in 2020 (Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on May, 26th 2020

There is still plenty of optimism that MLB games will be played in 2020 despite the roadblocks that remain. If our hopes for baseball returning come to fruition in the relatively near future, then we will be met with a … read more »

Negative Regression Candidates (2020 Fantasy Baseball)
By Daniel Comer on March, 22nd 2020

From 2017-2018, Scooter Gennett led MLB second basemen in RBIs, ranked fifth in home runs, and ranked third in wRC+. Gennett owned a career 99 OPS+ heading into 2017, and his breakout was one of few bright spots for a … read more »

Starting Pitcher Busts (2020 Fantasy Baseball)
By Paul Ghiglieri on March, 22nd 2020

In fantasy baseball, we all eventually experience the deflating feeling of realizing one of our pitchers has busted. Usually, it’s a player drafted in the early rounds who fails to deliver on lofty expectations. Sometimes, it’s a buzzworthy player whose … read more »