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Next Gen Stats for Week 6 (2019 Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on October, 9th 2019

Welcome back for another iteration of Next Gen Stats! With five down, our sample size keeps growing, which will help us make some accurate conclusions. Let’s see what the Next Gen Stats say about players on your roster or waiver … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 4 (2019 Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 25th 2019

How should you approach the waiver wire this week? What should you do with that mid-round pick who’s struggled through three weeks? Next Gen Stats are here to help. Dig into the talking points below and feel free to ask … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 3 (Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 18th 2019

Looking for advice tailored to your team? Check out our awarding-winning My Playbook tool. My Playbook allows you to synch your team for free in seconds. It offers personalized advice for fantasy owners including a Start/Sit Assistant, Waiver Wire Assistant … read more »

Next Gen Stats for Week 2 (Fantasy Football)
By Nicholas Gerli on September, 11th 2019

Week 1 was chock-full of surprises, especially at the wide receiver position. Now that we’re heading into Week 2, how should fantasy members cut through all the noise and decide which players are deserving of waiver bids or trade offers? … read more »

By The Numbers: Marcell Ozuna, Jose Berrios, Nicholas Castellanos
By Andrew Gould on August, 29th 2019

Marcell Ozuna ranks in MLB’s 95th percentile or better in exit velocity and hard-hit rate as well as expected batting average, slugging, and wOBA. No advanced metrics are needed to appreciate the outfielder’s campaign. After a breakout 2017 made way … read more »

Statcast Risers & Fallers: Week 22 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Nicholas Gerli on August, 27th 2019

This will be the last iteration of Statcast risers and fallers for the year. As a result, we’ll focus on lower-owned players that could be available on waivers in most leagues. Import your team to My Playbook for instant Waiver … read more »

Positive & Negative Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on August, 27th 2019

Welcome to the last regression article of the season! We’ll explore a past stud that you are hesitant to start down the stretch, tempering expectations for some middle infielders, and coming to a conclusion on three volatile pitchers. Oh, and … read more »

By The Numbers: Rhys Hoskins, Jorge Soler, Dallas Keuchel
By Andrew Gould on August, 22nd 2019

Rhys Hoskins has eight hits and a .222 slugging percentage in August. Stuck in a spectacularly bad slump, the Phillies’ slugger hasn’t tallied a home run since August 3. His .257/.393/.520 slash line to end July has depreciated to .239/.391/.477. … read more »

Positive and Negative Regression Candidates (Fantasy Baseball)
By Carmen Maiorano on August, 21st 2019

For those of you still reading, you’re likely 1) a fantasy baseball nut and/or 2) in the playoff hunt. I commend you. As we wind down the season, a ton of guys have seemingly come out of nowhere to post … read more »

By The Numbers: Starling Marte, Jack Flaherty, Scooter Gennett
By Andrew Gould on August, 15th 2019

Starling Marte joined the elusive 20/20 club before drawing his 20th walk of the season. The Pirates outfielder stole his 20th base Wednesday night to go with as many home runs. He now stands alongside Christian Yelich and Ronald Acuna … read more »