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Sporting News   May 22nd, 2:07am ET
The stats are adding up, but fantasy baseball owners are constantly wondering who's for real, who's already peaked, and who's about to start playing better. As we do every week, we're here to break down some notable risers and fallers with our trade value/stock...
numberFire   May 21st, 11:51am ET
Brett Gardner is struggling this season, but a low BABIP suggests that might not be entirely his fault. Can we expect him to turn things around against David Hess and the Orioles?
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...
Sporting News   May 16th, 11:18am ET
We return to our crapbag roots in the eighth episode of the Hot Corner Podcast (available on YouTube, SoundCloud and iTunes), and if that doesn't make you want to listen, nothing will. Oh, sure, we also talk about a few top prospects, sell-high candidates,...
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....
Fake Teams   May 13th, 12:30pm ET
Is Mike Trout a Buy Low? Q1 is in the books for the fantasy season if you are playing in a roto league. As the season is 25% complete, I reflected and projected over the weekend with the following agenda: Cut candidates Buy low candidates MLB ready prospects...
Razzball   May 12th, 2:05pm ET
No Doubt Name Team Start 1 Start 2 Jose Berrios MIN LAA @SEA Shane Bieber CLE @CHW BAL Aaron Nola PHI MIL COL Chris Paddack SD @LAD PIT Chris Paddack has been a complete monster to start the season, rewarding his owners with a 1.55 ERA,...
Razzball   May 11th, 1:00pm ET
It's a good time to be a twin! No, not just if you're a mother on Mom's day because you got twice the bragging rights. The Minnesota Twins look unstoppable right now posting their third shut out in the past four games including Jake Odorizzi's gem Friday night...
Fake Teams   May 10th, 3:21pm ET
Heath explores some trends in fantasy baseball. My only criteria for this is that my guys on the upswing (buys) not be greater than 60% owned. Sometimes I get close to that mark, but sometimes it is necessary—as is the case today with Martin Perez. As...
Sporting News   May 8th, 9:04pm ET
If you were making a song parody to intro our "Weekend Streamin'" segment, would you use Christopher Cross "Sailin'", The Mamas and The Papas "California Dreamin'", Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers "Islands in the Stream", or Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson...
Razzball   May 8th, 12:45pm ET
I'll get to the FanDuel slate in a minute, but Ohio baseball teams had quite the day yesterday. They started the day in Cleveland, where Lucas Giolito, he of the 5.32 ERA, shut out Cleveland pretty easily through 7.1 innings. Though after years of being sub...
Sporting News   May 8th, 11:09am ET
Fantasy baseball owners should always be on the look for good buy-low, sell-high opportunities. With so many players out there, it can be tough to keep track of whose trade value is on the rise and whose is falling. After all, there are plenty of underlying...
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...
Fake Teams   May 7th, 5:00pm ET
Two of them are doubling down from preseason 1. Miguel Cabrera scores 15 Runs & RBI and brings his batting average over .300 in May. Justification: Over his career, his batting average goes up about seven points on average, he hits more RBIs, walks more,...
Razzball   May 7th, 12:45pm ET
Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez has had an interesting 2019 campaign. His power output has been less then what owners should expect. But Martinez is rocking a curiously low 14.2% K-rate, which is the best mark of his career by a wide margin. Martinez still...
Fake Teams   May 7th, 11:38am ET
Heath gives you a few highlights for today’s slate of games! I’ll be straight up. Sometimes I start writing something and abandon it. There are a multitude of factors, but mostly it boils down to life is busy and I don’t want to put out something...
Sporting News   May 6th, 5:23pm ET
It's a nine-game main MLB DFS slate on Monday night, and the Fantasy Alarm Daily Fantasy Baseball Playbook focuses largely on value hitters since there are so many stud pitchers on the mound. Chances are, you'll need to save some money on offense, so Fantasy...
FanGraphs   May 4th, 12:11am ET
Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Noah Syndergaard‘s True Win, an 81-pitch complete game for Kyle Hendricks, the AL Central after Corey Kluber‘s injury and the Twins’ hot start to the season, Tyler Glasnow’s breakout, the Chris...
Sporting News   May 1st, 5:43pm ET
The trade values of players are constantly changing in the fantasy baseball world, and it's crucial to pay attention to those whose stocks are rising and those whose stocks are falling. Who should you buy low on? Who's worth selling high? There are always...
Fake Teams   May 1st, 3:05pm ET
Franmil Reyes leads the lists of guys on the upswing. This week turned out to be pretty easy! There are some pretty obvious candidates to add or to move on from (in some way). Let’s get into it. THREE UP OF Franmil Reyes, Padres (35% owned) The beast...