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Razzball   Jul 18th, 3:01am ET
The Magic Genie of Fantasy Baseball says that if I put a baseball card of a player I own in a Dreamcatcher and put the Dreamcatcher under my pillow while I'm sleeping then *gulps* then the Magic Genie of Fantasy Baseball will come in the middle of the...
Razzball   Jul 17th, 1:00pm ET
Blake Snell (Rays, 1st Half stats: 5-7 with 4.55 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 126 K:33 BB, and 3.31 xFIP through 95 IP, 19 GS) is a reigning Cy Young award winner and likely a 2nd/3rd round pick in your fantasy drafts. And it is true that he has been coming along in in...
Sporting News   Jul 16th, 1:13pm ET
With the second half underway, we return to business as usual with our regular trade value/stock watch piece after last week’s All-Star special edition. Always take note that, while a player can have a rising or falling stock, it doesn’t always...
Razzball   Jul 16th, 12:45pm ET
The Dodgers obliterated the Phillies for 16 runs yesterday, and they're in for another big performance against Vince Velasquez. Velasquez has a 5.36 FIP with an awful 2.08 HR/9, so the loaded LA lineup should tear it up again in a hitter's park in Philadelphia....
Razzball   Jul 15th, 2:00pm ET
Not your Grandfather’s Top 100 Starting Pitchers… Grandpa-Donk: World traveler, meteorologist, woodworker, Señor Crappers spokesperson, and wise elder. One fact you may not know about Gramps is that his favorite movie is King Arthur. The...
Razzball   Jul 15th, 12:45pm ET
The pitching for FanDuel purposes is pretty thin today. So it is likely that we will find the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw as the chalk. And for good reason too. The lefty has a slate best 3.36 SIERA and a 3.11 xFIP. Please, blog, may I have...
RotoBaller   Jul 11th, 12:03am ET
In the past two months, Lance Lynn has been the most effective pitcher in the American League. Pardon?Since May 11, Lynn has gone 7-1 with a 2.81 ERA and 2.12 FIP, with a 1.02 WHIP while striking out 10.6 per nine innings. Hes a dominant ace now. The same...
Sporting News   Jul 9th, 6:00pm ET
Seeing as we are in the midst of the All-Star Break and the All-Star Game is in fact tonight, it seemed only fitting to write up a special edition piece this week for the Stock Watch. We are going to take a look strictly at players who were selected as All-Stars....
Razzball   Jul 8th, 3:01am ET
*nervous finger tap*  How many days without baseball?  So, I can close my fantasy baseball team browser window without missing anything?  Okay.  *throws computer out window*  What?  Was there another way to close my fantasy...
Razzball   Jul 5th, 3:01am ET
At least one of you is reading this with a bandaged thumb from a fireworks mishap. I had a Cousin Pete (Italian side of the family) who lost the tip of his thumb on the 4th, but rather than stop the festivities, he taped the tip of a hot dog on his thumb...
Razzball   Jul 4th, 3:01am ET
Yesterday, Sonny Gray went 8 IP, 0 ER, 5 baserunners, 12 Ks, ERA at 3.59 vs. the Brewers.  *unloads pockets, eggplant emjois fall to the ground* I'm gonna need all of those.  "Sonny came home" hasn't had such a pleasant ring since Shawn Colvin...
Sporting News   Jul 2nd, 11:52pm ET
Though not intended, this week we are taking a look at a few veteran pitchers who have had mixed results this season and some left-handed middle infielders. Like any Stock Watch Report, it’s important to take note that while a player can have a rising...
Razzball   Jul 2nd, 12:45pm ET
There's plenty of starting pitching to choose from on tonight's FanDuel slate, but one option stands above the rest. Rays starter Charlie Morton is having a phenomenal year, with a 2.43 ERA, a 2.91 FIP, a 2.62 Deserved Run Average, and he projects to be the...
Razzball   Jul 1st, 3:00pm ET
Not your Grandfather’s Top 100 Starting Pitchers… I'm sure this won't come as a surprise, but Grandpa-Donk is what they call a "Donk of all trades".  At one point in his legendary life, the venerable jackass even tried his hoof as a weatherman....
FanGraphs   Jun 30th, 1:00am ET
Plus Eric Nadel on advanced stats in the broadcast booth, SABR 49 highlights, the San Diego Chicken, and more.
Sporting News   Jun 25th, 1:43pm ET
Another week, another fantasy baseball stock watch report! This week we are taking a look at a mix of young players and more established players who got off to slow starts. In all sports, but more specifically baseball, a small sample can change a player’s...
Razzball   Jun 25th, 12:45pm ET
Cleveland starter Shane Bieber ($9,800) has put together an outstanding season thus far, posting an elite 31.4% K-rate with just a 5.7% walk-rate, good for a 3.68 FIP and a 3.27 SIERA. He's coming off of two straight dominant outings where he's struck out...
Razzball   Jun 23rd, 2:50pm ET
No Doubt Player Team Opp1 Opp2 Max Scherzer WSH @MIA @DET Gerrit Cole HOU PIT SEA Gerrit Cole's season has been a bit of a roller coaster, but the numbers have come around as the pro-gression (positive regression) has kicked in after a tough...