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Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 13
By Josh Shepardson on June, 23rd 2017

A tweet from Rudy Gamble of Razzball caught my attention the other day. You can check out that tweet as well as his expanded thoughts in his replies to the initial tweet here. The tweet from Rudy cautions gamers against … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 12
By Josh Shepardson on June, 16th 2017

As I’ve brought up previously, now that we’ve reached the summer, prospects will be getting a look with their parent clubs. Prospect Derek Fisher wasted zero time making an impact upon his promotion to The Show. In his first game … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 11
By Josh Shepardson on June, 9th 2017

Last week, I opened with the harsh reality of replacing Mike Trout in fantasy lineups. This week, there’s no bad news like that to open with. There’s also no update on when the humidor will be completed and used at … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 10
By Josh Shepardson on June, 2nd 2017

Last week was eventful, and unfortunately, that’s for the wrong reasons. Mike Trout injured his thumb seriously enough that it required surgery, and he’s expected to miss six-to-eight weeks. That’s a ton of lost production in roto leagues, and it’s … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 9
By Josh Shepardson on May, 27th 2017

It’s a new week, and with it comes a slightly different looking Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner. In the interest of providing more options and insight for gamers, the format has been tweaked. The Playing Platoons and Chasing Steals sections have … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 8
By Josh Shepardson on May, 19th 2017

MLB changed the disabled list rules and reduced the 15-day DL to a 10-day DL. If you’re feeling like DL stints are up as a result of this change, your perception is correct. Eno Sarris of FanGraphs actually dove into … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 7
By Josh Shepardson on May, 12th 2017

Usually, I open the Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner with some food for thought or big news around MLB — such as the forthcoming humidor at Chase Field. There aren’t any special housekeeping notes this week, though, so let’s jump right … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 6
By Josh Shepardson on May, 5th 2017

With the calendar flipping from April to May, we’re inching closer to the summer. As the summer arrives, many prospects shall follow. Every year teams manipulate service time in order to save money through the arbitration process. You’ll begin to … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 5
By Josh Shepardson on April, 28th 2017

Fantasy baseball players are used to change. Guys change lineup spots, pitchers move in and out of the rotation, platoons evaporate, etc. A change to ballpark factors, though? That’s a relatively new one gamers are in for this year. The … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 4
By Andrew Gould on April, 21st 2017

As April comes to a close, fantasy managers are starting to get antsy. Sure it’s early, but that breakout batter is still hitting .180. Yes, small sample sizes are small, but what if this team stays stuck in seventh place … read more »