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Articles by Category: Sleepers
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 »

15 Late-Round Players Who Could Finish First At Their Position (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By FantasyPros Staff on February, 24th 2021

  A critical part of any successful fantasy draft is hitting on late-round selection. Below, our writers chose 15 players going late in drafts who could finish the year ranked first at their position. Average Draft Position (ADP) referenced is … read more »

Closers to Target from Unsettled Situations (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Austin Lowell on February, 23rd 2021

  Every year by the time Spring Training or even Opening Day arrives, about a third of all MLB teams are still undecided at the closer position. Oftentimes, injuries or an abysmal spring performance can muddy an established situation. Still, … 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 »

Lottery Tickets for AL/NL-Only Leagues (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Travis Cain on February, 18th 2021

Fantasy managers can typically separate themselves from their opponents by selecting players in later rounds who return early-round value. However, figuring out who these players are can a massive challenge. Selecting players in the eighth round and later who produce … read more »

Unlucky 2020 Pitchers to Target in 2021 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Mike Maher on February, 12th 2021

Preparing for the 2021 fantasy baseball season will be unlike anything else fantasy managers have ever experienced. We have a bizarre and extremely abbreviated 2020 season to use as our most recent point of reference and approximately 60-80 innings to … read more »

Late-Round Relief Pitchers To Target (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Travis Cain on February, 11th 2021

Target these high-strikeout relief pitchers in 2021 fantasy baseball drafts for massive upside

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 »

Navigating the Shiny Toy Syndrome Using THE BAT Projections
By Michael Waterloo on February, 7th 2021

We all love new things … until we don’t. It’s like what you hear parents say a week after Christmas when their kid(s) say they are bored. “You have all of these new gifts you got last week; how can … read more »

Players to Target for Steals (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Austin Lowell on February, 3rd 2021

Every year when it comes to steals, there are a few owners left in the dust. As the draft comes to a close, they find themselves scrambling to balance out their roster after missing out on the top stolen base … read more »