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Fantasy Baseball Category Analysis: Week 10
By Michael Waterloo on June, 6th 2019

The strategy of streaming pitchers or leaving an open roster spot to cycle pitchers in and out of your lineup is commonly written about by fantasy writers. It’s one that I, too, like to do with my teams, as I … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 10 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on June, 4th 2019

Another week in the books means another round of Statcast Risers and Fallers! Let’s jump in! Believe it or not, this is the first week that Mike Trout has placed in the weekly xwOBA top 10. But a lack of … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 9 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on May, 29th 2019

Week 9 was the year’s most interesting for spotting breakouts with a bevy of post-hype hitters making a name for themselves. Let’s dig in! Twins outfielder Max Kepler exploded last week to the tune of a .635 xwOBA, the third-highest … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers: 5/27-6/2
By Michael Waterloo on May, 24th 2019

Why couldn’t Zack Greinke just have received his second start this week instead of next? He goes from pitching in San Francisco to pitching in Colorado. That’s like going from a filet mignon to a fast-food burger. It made me … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 8 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on May, 21st 2019

Let’s explore Week 8’s Statcast Risers and Fallers. Pirates first baseman Josh Bell is the hottest hitter in baseball, finishing second on the xwOBA leaderboard for the second straight week. There is little in his profile that indicates a slowdown, … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Category Analysis: Week 7
By Michael Waterloo on May, 16th 2019

Earlier this year, it was #ExtensionSeason, where teams were seemingly handing out contract extensions left and right. Now it’s #ProspectSeason as we are getting new, fresh faces for fantasy nearly every day. A couple of weeks ago, we had a … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 7 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on May, 15th 2019

Week 7 introduced some major shakeups to the Statcast leaderboards, with year-to-date staples Cody Bellinger and Gary Sanchez finally producing off weeks. Meanwhile, several high-profile, slumping players snapped out of their funks. Let’s explore Week 7’s Statcast Risers and Fallers. … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Category Analysis: Week 6
By Michael Waterloo on May, 9th 2019

Did you get in on the action last week with players I featured in this very column? Jake Odorizzi, Nick Senzel, Michael Chavis, Griffin Canning, and Pablo Lopez continue to produce, and they will all soon be out of waiver-wire … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 6 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on May, 7th 2019

We’re going to change things up a bit on this iteration of Statcast Risers and Fallers, diving into the typical week’s highs and lows of Statcast performance while also looking back over the last month to identify the players who … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Category Analysis: Week 5
By Michael Waterloo on May, 2nd 2019

What was your most memorable call-up as far as hype goes? For me, it was nearly a decade ago, when Stephen Strasburg made his debut against the Pirates in Washington. I remember sitting and watching him dominate the lowly Pirates … read more »