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Razzball   Sep 17th, 12:00pm ET
As summer has come and gone and the weather starts the cool down in the Great White North, so have the Blue Jays. The Jays are still hanging on to a wild card spot, but have gone from first to third in the division. They have lost the last four divisional...
Razzball   Sep 16th, 12:45pm ET
One of these Weavers just doesn’t belong...in the majors. We’ve got both Weavers going tonight and the two are near polar opposites. Luke Weaver is breaking his way into the majors, while Jered Weaver is pushing his way out. One is young (23),...
Razzball   Sep 16th, 3:01am ET
Real talk:  is there some kind of unwritten law that the first year a new baseball commissioner takes over he's allowed to institute juiced baseballs?  Is Our Commissioner Manfred sticking Capri Sun straws in baseballs across the league?  Does...
FanGraphs   Sep 16th, 2:21am ET
Tyler Thornburg has pretty much been nails since taking over the ninth-inning role for the Brewers following the trade deadline deals of both Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith. He’s accumulated the second-most WAR among qualified relievers over the last...
Razzball   Sep 14th, 1:00pm ET
This week's most added player, Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (52.6% owned; +34.6% over the past week), needs no introduction to those of you familiar with the prospecting circles. Well, I guess I should clarify and say prospect circles since we can...
FanGraphs   Sep 8th, 12:15pm ET
Back when Defense Independent Pitching stats were originally developed, BABIP was treated almost like a trash bin “other category” for plate appearances that didn’t end with one of the so called “Three True Outcomes.” Strike outs,...
Roto Rob   Sep 4th, 3:31pm ET
All the injuries on the Dodger rotation have forced the team to be creative, and they have now turned to prospect De Leon to make his MLB debut on Sunday. Judging by his stellar work at Triple-A (7-1, 2.61 in 16 starts with 11.6 K/9), this kid is ready for...
Razzball   Sep 4th, 12:00pm ET
Don't you just love when baseball fate takes over? Or maybe it's just the expanded rosters in September. Either way, we're getting a glimpse of the New Kids On The Block. Jose De Leon is the one we've been waiting on - at least as far as pitchers are concerned....
numberFire   Sep 1st, 9:46am ET
Jose Urena has a 5.75 xFIP against lefties this year, and Asdrubal Cabrera could be in for a big night. Who else should you target for serious fantasy value?
FanGraphs   Sep 1st, 1:42am ET
• It’s always fun when non-blockbuster trades are important for the fantasy landscape. In this case, the Angels ‘de facto’ closer, Fernando Salas, was moved to the Mets this evening. Salas now shifts into a setup role and whatever “SV”...
Razzball   Aug 31st, 3:01am ET
Yesterday, Kyle Hendricks went 7 IP, 0 ER, 4 baserunners, 4 Ks, lowering his ERA (if that's even possible at this point) to 2.09.  The Seattle museum, Experience Music Project is going to need to update their Hendricks section.  EMP Tour guide, "In...
Razzball   Aug 30th, 3:01am ET
To paraphrase Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, "America has so many enemies:  Iran, Iraq, China, Mordor, Josh Tomlin in away games, Justin Upton, Melvin Upton for the last two months, Clint Hurdle, the people on Twitter that take a trending topic and...
Razzball   Aug 29th, 3:00pm ET
So I'm taking us down yet another rabbit hole, into yet another JB's-vanity-project-abyss. Although, since the last time this happened only two weeks ago, Alex Reyes made it into the rotation! He was only "OK", and we're not sure if he'll be starting again...