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Razzball   Apr 21st, 2:00pm ET
I'm starting a new feature for this column -- Jose Ramirez Watch! The mood is tense! No one is losing more value than Ramirez right now. In a lot of leagues he was a top-10 pick and right now he isn't even justifying a top-100 pick. It's still early for him...
Razzball   Apr 20th, 12:00pm ET
Happy Easter Eve to you all, I wish you all the best of luck tomorrow in your adult Easter egg hunts.  Yes, that is actually a thing and yes, I'm just as surprised as you to learn about them. We’ve got a very odd slate scheduled for this Saturday....
The Fantasy Fix   Apr 20th, 11:41am ET
In this piece, I’ll be updating one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to target via trade for fantasy baseball players in 2019. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players...
Sporting News   Apr 19th, 2:37pm ET
We're almost to Week 4 of the fantasy baseball season, and the sample sizes are getting a little bigger. Finding players worth picking up from the waiver wire for your fantasy team, at least for the short term, is becoming a little clearer. Injuries have helped...
Fake Teams   Apr 19th, 12:00pm ET
Boston trades looming? AL East Baltimore Orioles: Dwight Smith Jr (16% owned) with six runs, two home runs, seven RBI’s and a .269 avg over the last seven days. Boston Red Sox: David Price actually said “if we don’t start playing better...
Sporting News   Apr 18th, 9:00pm ET
We're nothing if not honest here, so before we get into all the good stuff in the fifth episode of the Hot Corner Podcast (available on YouTube, SoundCloud and iTunes), we have to call ourselves out for a mistake in this one: For about 30 seconds, we forget...
Fake Teams   Apr 18th, 1:00pm ET
Heath discusses changing value across the fantasy baseball landscape. I’m realizing that a lot of players have improving stock, especially this early in the season. So my self-imposed rule for the “Three Up” section is players under 60% owned....
RotoBaller   Apr 16th, 9:45am ET
Fake Teams   Apr 12th, 2:00pm ET
Should you buy into these hot starts? We are about two weeks into a long season. There have been several players that are just going bonkers. When looking to trade, or even pick up off waivers, you must consider whether or not this player has sustainable value....
Sporting News   Apr 11th, 11:08am ET
We're still talking closer battles, waiver wire pickups, SP streamers, and potential drops in the fourth episode of the Hot Corner Podcast (available on SoundCloud and iTunes), but perhaps the most pressing issue we tackle in this week's episode is the emergence...
Razzball   Apr 7th, 3:00pm ET
It’s the most glorious weekend of the year -- Wrestlemania weekend! You know what that means: wrestling themed blurbs! On the Double Turn... Two players in my pre-season top-5 are trending in opposite directions, but I don’t start freaking...
RotoBaller   Apr 3rd, 8:15am ET
Once you've grown accustomed to having advanced tools to help make fantasy decisions, it can feel disorientating to be without them. Prospects are increasingly becoming a focal point in both real and fantasy baseball, but the minors simply do not have all...
Fake Teams   Apr 1st, 7:00am ET
There will undoubtedly be some forgotten prospect that has a breakout season after starting the year in the minors. The question is, who could that be? After Peter O’Brien got sent down to the minor leagues this spring, I got the idea of writing up a...
Sporting News   Mar 28th, 11:36am ET
Anyone can make MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year predictions, but it takes real, hard-nosed baseball analysts to predict whether Tommy Pham or Andrew Benintendi will have more combined stolen bases and homers. The Sporting News Fantasy experts take on...
Sporting News   Mar 27th, 2:36pm ET
No two words pique fantasy baseball owners' interest quite like "top prospect". Combine them with "called up" and you might have a stampede to the waiver wire on your hands. This year, the rush starts early, as several rookies initially expected to open the...
FanGraphs   Mar 26th, 8:26am ET
In a bonus episode of EW, Ben Lindbergh talks to SABR’s Jacob Pomrenke about the centennial of the notorious 1919 White Sox, SABR’s new “Eight Myths Out” project, the persistent misconceptions about why the Black Sox threw the 1919...
RotoBaller   Mar 25th, 7:00am ET
Statcast is a valuable tool for fantasy analysis, and it can be easy to look at a stat called "Expected Batting Average" and blindly use it as your projection moving forward. Of course, proper use of these metrics is a little bit more nuanced than that.Our...