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RotoBaller   Sep 23rd, 8:30am ET
Monitoring bullpens in 2020 will be a vital task each and every day. Because of this,we'll be publishing a weekly article at RotoBaller that tracks which bullpens are being taxed and which pitchers within that bullpen are being heavily used.The idea of this...
RotoBaller   Sep 21st, 5:40am ET
This is the last week of the season. You've taken routine stock of your position and are ready to take last-minute actions to improve your standings. If you cannot gain ground in saves and will not be holding the ratio line with relievers, scoop up as many...
Razzball   Sep 18th, 1:00pm ET
Am I recycling a headline pun? Yes. We have two weeks left in the baseball season, are you going to hold it against me? Oh, you are? Fine. I don't blame you. Just as long as you don't hold it against me when the closers I offer up gash your ratios. The 2020...
RotoBaller   Sep 18th, 7:45am ET
It feels like the season just started. Remember drafting your team? Remember how excited you were about your roster? Well, I hope you're still excited, because it's time for playoffs (in most leagues). This has been a weird season and 40-something games was...
RotoBaller   Sep 16th, 8:30am ET
Monitoring bullpens in 2020 will be a vital task each and every day. Because of this,we'll be publishing a weekly article at RotoBaller that tracks which bullpens are being taxed and which pitchers within that bullpen are being heavily used.The idea of this...
Razzball   Sep 15th, 2:30pm ET
Down the stretch we come. Two weeks remaining of the MLB season and hopefully, this article finds you in the playoffs. I've tried to recommend relatively low-owned options all year long and that's not changing at this point. This week the juggernaut offense...
RotoBaller   Sep 14th, 10:05am ET
BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team LeaguesOWNED IN: 30% of LeaguesANALYSIS: It's been a rough season for Red Sox pitching in 2020 by just about every metric you can look at. Since Brandon Workman was traded to the Phillies, Matt Barnes is now the one guy to roster...
RotoBaller   Sep 14th, 8:30am ET
BALLER MOVE:Add in 12+ Team LeaguesROSTERED IN: 30% of leaguesANALYSIS:Rafael Dolis had a seven-year MLB hiatus, but after an extended run over in Japan, he has been a pivotal asset in the Blue Jays bullpen for the 2020 campaign. Ken Giles may have just returned...
Razzball   Sep 11th, 3:00pm ET
(NOTE: THIS POST WAS RELEASED EARLY YESTERDAY ON OUR PATREON. IT’S $5/MONTH.) Andujar could be used to describe the entire Yankees team this year. Not Miguel Andujar, but just walking around, looking at the team and saying, "Andujar?...Andujar?...Andujar?"...
RotoBaller   Sep 11th, 7:45am ET
It seems like the season just started, but we're already talking fantasy playoffs in most leagues. That's something we expected with such a short season, but it still seems way too soon for playoffs. One bad week of injuries could have knocked a really good...
Razzball   Sep 11th, 3:00am ET
"Jeimer real boy," says Jeimer Candelario, as his nose, labeled with Louisville Slugger's insignia, grows. Gepetto clears his throat and sits Jeimer down for a heart-to-heart. "Jeimer, I saw you went 5-for-6, 2 RBIs with your 6th and 7th homer in yesterday's...
FanGraphs   Sep 10th, 11:40am ET
All chatters are eligible for being drafted to serve in the Marlins bullpen.
RotoBaller   Sep 9th, 8:30am ET
Monitoring bullpens in 2020 will be a vital task each and every day. Because of this,we'll be publishing a weekly article at RotoBaller that tracks which bullpens are being taxed and which pitchers within that bullpen are being heavily used.The idea of this...
RotoBaller   Sep 7th, 8:45am ET
As of August 31st, the day of the 2020 MLB Trade Deadline, the Cincinnati Reds sat at a record of 15-19, placing them at fourth-place in the NL Central and well outside of the NL postseason picture in this year of the expanded playoff format. While the Cincinnati...
Razzball   Sep 4th, 2:00pm ET
All in all, the MLB trade deadline wasn't an all out bullen nuke. We have some spots that need updating but nothing more than 2020 has been throwing at us. If you're falling behind in a category you need to attack it with an all out assault from multiple angles....
RotoBaller   Sep 4th, 7:45am ET
In the wild 2020 season, it made sense that we had a somewhat wild 2020 trade deadline. The trade deadline is a legitimate baseball holiday, and without an All-Star Game this year, it became the most exciting day in the regular season. The Padres went wild...
Razzball   Sep 3rd, 1:00pm ET
April 5, 2010. 20-year-old Jason Heyward catches the ceremonial first pitch from Hank Aaron, then comes to the plate against Carlos Zambrano in the bottom of the first, with two on, one out, and the scored tied at three a piece. KABOOOM! A laser bombed into...
RotoBaller   Sep 2nd, 8:30am ET
Monitoring bullpens in 2020 will be a vital task each and every day. Because of this,we'll be publishing a weekly article at RotoBaller that tracks which bullpens are being taxed and which pitchers within that bullpen are being heavily used.The idea of this...
FanGraphs   Aug 31st, 7:30pm ET
Philly tries yet again to reinforce its bullpen, while the Brewers receive a trio of lottery tickets.
FanGraphs   Aug 31st, 6:30pm ET
The Cubs address their bullpen weakness, giving up little in return.