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RotoBaller   Mar 18th, 7:00am ET
Last year around this time I wrote some words about Dakota Hudson and how he could be a stud in 2018 but as a reliever, not a starter, which had been his role in the minors to that point. From last March at Rotographs: And for me,Dakota Hudsonhasimmense potential...
RotoBaller   Mar 17th, 7:54pm ET
BALLER MOVE: Draft target ~pick 150CURRENT ADP: ~180 overallANALYSIS: In the space of a couple of months at the end of 2018, Luke Voit went from a fading first base prospect with a mediocre short first stint in the majors to a legitimate starting MLB first...
Sporting News   Mar 17th, 2:37pm ET
Pitching is always the most unpredictable part of baseball -- and, as such, fantasy baseball. Injury risk is high among pitchers and, as a result, end-of-the-year rotations often look very different than opening-day rotations. This frequent chaos often creates...
Sporting News   Mar 16th, 3:18pm ET
Last season, rookie OFs Ronald Acuna Jr. and Juan Soto finished first and second, respectively, in the National League Rookie of the Year voting after each clubbing over 20 home runs and logging batting averages slightly north of .290. The 2019 rookie outfielder...
numberFire   Mar 16th, 10:59am ET
Philadelphia boasts ace Aaron Nola, and they added Bryce Harper this offseason. But have oddsmakers set the Phillies' win total too high?
Razzball   Mar 15th, 2:00pm ET
NL West | NL Central | NL East || AL West | AL Central | AL East I don’t pay much attention to Spring Training Statistics.  You never know who the statistics are coming against.  Baseball-Reference did, however, have an...
RotoBaller   Mar 15th, 11:03am ET
I'm sure many of you are familiar with the concept of "TINSTAAPP". Spelled out it means "There's No Such Thing As A Pitching Prospect" and it basically implies that it's impossible to predict which starting pitching prospects will pan out and which will flame...
Fake Teams   Mar 14th, 11:40pm ET
Skill-based peripherals have become a great way to evaluate talent and potential breakouts, but they can also have some disparity from year to year. I had the idea for this post after hearing many people in the industry misuse some of the new stats we have...
Sporting News   Mar 14th, 5:33pm ET
Young shortstops are among the game’s biggest stars, and in recent years it seemed as though almost every season produced another outstanding rookie SS and fantasy baseball favorite at the position (Carlos Correa, Francisco Lindor, Corey Seager, etc.)....
FanGraphs   Mar 14th, 9:00am ET
The Astros' tech-heavy approach to scouting has yielded a system with a lot of stylistic conformity across their prospect population.
Sporting News   Mar 14th, 3:01am ET
As we rapidly approach opening day, two former fantasy studs (Dallas Keuchel, Craig Kimbrel) remain unsigned free agents, and key contributors such top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr., former Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw, and 2018 AL Rookie of the Year Shohei...
Sporting News   Mar 13th, 5:15pm ET
The hot corner is typically a prospect-rich position, but this season it’s unlikely that any rookie third basemen will open the season as a big league starter (yes, including MLB's top prospect, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.). Still, 3B has some intriguing young...
Sporting News   Mar 13th, 3:28pm ET
Second base used to be a defense-first position but now those who play the Keystone Sack need to hit as well. Last year, 8 big-league second basemen hit 20+ home runs, led by Javy Baez who clubbed 34 round-trippers. Teams may put up with a good-field, no-hit...
Sporting News   Mar 13th, 2:10pm ET
Opening day -- both the Japan version and in the US -- will be here soon, and fantasy baseball drafts are in full swing. But values and ADPs are still constantly changing as spring training winds down. Keeping up with the trends and the reasons behind why...
Sporting News   Mar 13th, 2:03am ET
First base isn’t usually a prospect-rich position. Most big league 1Bs start their careers at other positions such as third base, outfield, or catcher. Clubs do everything they can to allow the best hitting prospects to develop defensively at other positions...
Sporting News   Mar 12th, 3:27pm ET
Let's face it -- you're probably going to lose your fantasy league this year. Sure, you can have a thorough cheat sheet, pore over rankings and sleeper lists, do practice mock drafts, read endless auction tips/draft strategy advice, and even memorize all of...
RotoBaller   Mar 12th, 6:45am ET
Sporting News   Mar 12th, 2:39am ET
Catcher has never been a deep offensive position, and the recent development of more sophisticated defensive metrics has put an even greater premium on receiving skills. As a result, more teams are willing to choose defense over offense when selecting a backstop...
Sporting News   Mar 12th, 1:02am ET
You don't need a groundhog or even the weather channel to tell you that spring is almost here -- all you need to do is look online for a fantasy baseball Top 300 rankings. No cheat sheet is complete without one, and having of a list of the projected top players...