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Fake Teams   May 19th, 9:15am ET
Heath checks in on Fake Teams and Friends and discusses some free agents who are widely available. This year, we initiated the first ever Fake Teams and Friends fantasy baseball league. It is TGFBI-styled, except the second catcher is a UTIL spot. Each week...
RotoBaller   May 19th, 7:30am ET
BALLER MOVE:Add in All LeaguesOWNED IN: 35% of leaguesANALYSIS:The Los Angeles Angels had a rough start to the 2019 season at the back end of the bullpen, demoting veteran closer Cody Allen for a head-clearing and soon looking to 28-year old Hansel Robles...
RotoBaller   May 17th, 7:45am ET
Let's talk about a Crazy Little Thing Called Saves. (Count it) The Braves might have accidentally stumbled into one of the best closers in baseball. The Twins and Mariners continue to play the messy bullpen game, but it looks like maybe the Rays are settling...
Razzball   May 16th, 2:00pm ET
It's getting ugly in the reliever market. Injuries, ineffectiveness, and promotions have wrung much of the top talent out of the scene.  Much like the bazaar in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle there's stuff everywhere, but it's hard to find what you need....
Fake Teams   May 16th, 6:00am ET
A look at the fantasy performances from May 15, 2019. Hitters Trifectas Jared Walsh - 3 for 5 Luke Voit - 3 for 4, 2 RBI Anthony Rendon - 3 for 4, RBI, 2 R Eugenio Suarez - 3 for 5, HR, 3 RBI Mookie Betts - 3 for 5, RBI, 2 R Adalberto Mondesi - 3 for...
Sporting News   May 15th, 11:12am ET
We're right at the point in the season where we can really begin to evaluate players, both for the short-term and long-term. Our sample size is getting bigger, and we can use trends and advanced stats to decide what to do with under- and over-performing players....
The Fantasy Fix   May 13th, 9:32am ET
Continuing on from justifying and reasoning my Rest of Season rankings, we’re going to look at the pitchers who have risen most since preseason. Although I do break the rule once here, I’ve not included relief pitchers as it’s pretty obvious...
Fake Teams   May 13th, 1:00am ET
A look at the fantasy performances from the weekend. Let's recap the weekend. Hitters Trifectas J.D. Davis - 3 for 5, R Michael Conforto - 3 for 3, HR, 3 R Domingo Santana - 3 for 4, R Andrew Benintendi - 3 for 5, HR, 3 R Rafael Devers - 3 for 5, HR,...
Fake Teams   May 10th, 9:30am ET
Mitch Garver is really working his way up the ranks AL East Baltimore Orioles: Mychal Givens (51% owned) with 7k in his last 5 IP, 3 saves and a 0 ERA Mychal Givens will pitch the eighth for the Orioles. He has a 4.09 ERA in multi-inning appearances and...
RotoBaller   May 10th, 7:45am ET
Some pretty important moving and shaking went on this week in the bullpens across the league. Craig Kimbrel is still looking for somebody to love him (Queen reference in intro: ), and I'm still recommending anyone holding him in fantasy leagues without an...
Fake Teams   May 9th, 1:00pm ET
He comes out of nowhere repeatedly and impresses people. From what I can surmise, John Means just continues to surprise and outlast the prognosticators. Pitching in high school in Kansas, he was not recruited by any D1 programs and yet was still able to get...
Fake Teams   May 9th, 9:28am ET
A look at the fantasy performances from May 8, 2019. Hitters Trifectas Elvis Andrus - 3 for 5, R, 2 SB David Peralta - 3 for 5 Brian Dozier - 3 for 4, R Christian Yelich - 3 for 4, HR, 2 R, SB Cesar Hernandez - 3 for 5, HR, 3 RBI Ronny Rodriguez - 3...
Fake Teams   May 8th, 2:30pm ET
Actually not as bad as I thought! Catcher 1) A record number of home runs will be hit by catchers this yearUpdate: 675 Home Runs is the record: 119 Home Runs so far one month in, off to a good start. On pace for around the record. (Forecast: 7.5 / 10) 2) Willians...
Fake Teams   May 8th, 9:48am ET
Heath digs into relief pitchers and MLB DFS. Yesterday worked out pretty well with some Mitch Moreland love. It’s May the 8th, and Moreland still leads the Red Sox in home runs, with 10. Sign that man for two more years, Boston. Anyway, today I want...
Razzball   May 7th, 3:00pm ET
According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), clerical workers comprise around 15% of the work force, the highest of any group. Yet, they are often the faceless members of society. Get your mind out of the Game of Thrones gutter. The pay is low and the...
Fake Teams   May 6th, 1:30am ET
A look at the fantasy performances from the weekend. Let's recap the weekend. Hitters Trifectas Anthony Rizzo - 3 for 3, HR, 3 RBI Tommy Pham - 3 for 4, 2 RBI Jorge Soler - 3 for 3, HR, 2 RBI Miguel Cabrera - 3 for 4, RBI Gary Sanchez - 3 for 4, 2 HR Josh...
RotoBaller   May 5th, 3:06pm ET
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RotoBaller   May 3rd, 7:45am ET
Last week I made a joke about this article somehow playing Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" but now this week I want to make the same joke because, well, because another one bit the dust. The Rangers will have someone new on the mound in the ninth inning...
Razzball   May 2nd, 2:00pm ET
A strain is a tear and a tear is a strain. The arms that are hurting have torn stuff somewhere in there. Don't let doctors dress thing up with fancy words. Discomfort, swelling, strain all mean something is not in its original state. If one of your pitcher's...
Fake Teams   May 2nd, 1:00pm ET
Kyle Larson is the best bet here Race Information Race: Gander 400Laps: 400Date: May 5thVenue: Dover International Speedway2018 Winner: Kevin Harvick (3:28:37)Broadcast: Fox Course Dover International Speedway. Opened in 1969, the “Monster Mile”...