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Articles by Category: Busts
Bobby Sylvester’s 10 Hitters to Avoid (Fantasy Baseball 2020)
By FantasyPros Staff on February, 23rd 2020

To help you prepare for your fantasy baseball draft, we are providing Bobby Sylvester’s 10 hitters to avoid entering the 2020 season. Below the players to avoid, you’ll find Bobby’s top-300 fantasy baseball rankings. Prep for your draft with our … read more »

13 Players Who Will Disappoint (2020 Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on February, 11th 2020

If you play fantasy sports, it’s inevitable that you will select multiple players throughout the entirety of your draft who disappoint you. You will either be forced to release them, trade them for a discount, or just grin and bear … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 21 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on August, 21st 2019

With fantasy playoff time on the horizon, it’s now more important than ever to find undervalued players for the stretch run. With that mind, let’s dig into this week’s Statcast risers and fallers! Import your team to My Playbook for … read more »

Revisiting 30 Fantasy Baseball Bold Predictions for 2019
By Michael Waterloo on July, 10th 2019

There are two articles that I love writing more than any others each year. The first is the annual bold predictions piece. To refresh, it can be found here. I gave one bold prediction for each team on February 28.  … read more »

Top Fantasy Baseball Values and Busts (ADP vs. Performance)
By Paul Ghiglieri on July, 10th 2019

Before the season started, I provided 18 late-round picks that could prove to be the biggest league winners, focusing exclusively on players with an ADP at 200 or greater to identify some possible investments that may yield the greatest returns relative … read more »

Outfielders to Avoid (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on March, 25th 2019

After locking down pitchers to avoid, it’s now time for guys who shag fly balls, or at least attempt to: Makes me laugh. Every. Single. Time. I’m glad Kyle Schwarber made marked improvements in the outfield, but just imagine how valuable he would be … read more »

Overrated Players in Yahoo Drafts (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Michael Waterloo on March, 20th 2019

The first step to any draft is knowing your league rules. It sounds simple, but you’d be surprised how many people overlook the scoring and settings, only to be caught off guard in the middle of their draft. Add to … read more »

Pitchers to Avoid (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on March, 20th 2019

This week, I’ll be doing a series of players to avoid leading up to your draft. Today, we’re going to focus on the top 100 pitchers in ECR (Expert Consensus Rankings). When I say avoid, I mean to say “avoid at their … read more »

Consensus Busts from 20+ Experts (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on March, 13th 2019

Fantasy rankings that are 100% accurate simply do not exist. Some players will always be taken much higher than they should, leading to disappointed fantasy owners. As such, we polled 24 experts to find out which hitter and starting pitcher they thought … read more »

Potential Busts: Starting Pitcher (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Paul Ghiglieri on March, 13th 2019

In fantasy baseball, we all eventually experience the deflating feeling of drafting a pitching bust. Usually, it’s a player selected in the early rounds who fails to deliver on lofty expectations. Sometimes, it’s a buzzworthy player whose ADP shoots through … read more »