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Positive & Negative Regression: Jose Abreu, Matt Chapman, Brandon Marsh (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on May, 22nd 2022

Welcome to another edition of “Positive & Negative Regression.” Each week we’ll dig into some analytics to identify two players due to heat up and two who are likely to cool down. Believe it or not, we’re almost one-quarter of … read more »

By The Numbers: Taylor Ward, Marcus Semien, Josh Donaldson (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Taylor Tarter on May, 20th 2022

  One helpful statistic that fantasy baseball managers can use to identify productive batters is wRC+, or Weighted Runs Created Plus. This catchall stat measures a batter’s run creation based on a formula that factors in league runs per plate … read more »

Statcast Review: Aaron Judge, Byron Buxton, Tony Gonsolin (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Mario Mergola on May, 19th 2022

  Hard hit percentage is one of the most self-explanatory, digestible statistics in sabermetrics. As the name implies, it is the percentage of times a batter hits the ball “hard.” How hard? For the sake of this column, at least … read more »

Positive & Negative Regression: Aroldis Chapman, Joe Barlow, Devin Williams (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on May, 16th 2022

Welcome to another edition of “Positive & Negative Regression,” where I dig into some analytics every week to identify two players due to heat up and two who are likely to cool down. This year, we haven’t looked at relievers … read more »

Statcast Review: Miles Mikolas, Rowdy Tellez, Jose Berrios (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Mario Mergola on May, 12th 2022

For the first month of the season, the focus of this column has been on the “expected” statistics. They generally allow us to gauge which hitters or pitchers are putting themselves in a position to deliver but simply aren’t getting … read more »

By The Numbers: Dylan Cease, Chris Taylor, Salvador Perez (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Taylor Tarter on May, 12th 2022

Last week, the focus of this column was O-Swing% or chase rate, a “double duty” metric that applies to both hitters and pitchers. Today’s column will focus on another metric that fits with players on both sides of the ball … read more »

10 Burning Questions: George Kirby, Marcus Semien, Jean Segura (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Michael Waterloo on May, 11th 2022

Each and every Tuesday, I’ll address 10 burning questions that I’m looking either for answers to during the week or questions that may help fantasy managers navigate the week-to-week grind of their team. What Should I Know About George Kirby … read more »

Positive & Negative Regression: Chris Taylor, Whit Merrifield, Yasmani Grandal (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on May, 9th 2022

Welcome to another edition of “Positive & Negative Regression,” where I dig into some analytics every week to identify two players due to heat up and two who are likely to cool down. Last week, I dug in on a … read more »

Statcast Review: Jesse Winker, Whit Merrifield, Mitch Keller (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Mario Mergola on May, 5th 2022

We looked at players whose expected statistics differed significantly from their actual numbers in the past two weeks. The two metrics were wOBA — weighted on-base average — and slugging percentage. The third number often associated with expected ratios is … read more »

Positive & Negative Regression: Tyler Mahle, Madison Bumgarner, Zack Greinke (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Scott Youngson on May, 2nd 2022

Pitchers have outperformed hitters by and large thus far, a few weeks into the 2022 season. After looking at home run regression last week, we’ll turn our attention to a few of these pitchers this week. Even though most have … read more »