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RotoBaller   Apr 18th, 3:45am ET
RotoBaller embarks on a new series this year using Statcast to extrapolate, dig into, and commiserate over data to examine pitching performance. The weekly series will be dynamic as we fine-tune our findings and I enlighten myself on the information and tools...
Fake Teams   Apr 17th, 3:00pm ET
Matt takes a look at how this year’s crop of MLB rookie hitters stack up this week in Fantasy Baseball. Prospects are possibly the most exciting part of the regular season in fantasy baseball. Everyone wants the shiny new toy that sparkles and has all...
Fake Teams   Apr 17th, 7:25am ET
Left side, strong side? Not exactly... Ozzie Albies is the No. 5 overall player in the fake game, mere weeks after I told you all to draft him aggressively after pick 80 (instead of Whit Merrifield). You’re welcome. This early performance begs the question:...
Fake Teams   Apr 15th, 10:10am ET
Matt takes a look at how the fantasy baseball closer landscape has changed in the past week. The second full week of the fantasy baseball season is over and we have had some interesting developments in closer land. We have had pitchers lose their jobs, committees...
Fake Teams   Apr 14th, 12:00pm ET
Matt takes a look at the main slate on FanDuel for some Saturday night DFS picks. Happy Saturday DFS folks! The main stack on FanDuel comes with several pitchers off to ace level starts to the season. The obvious standout is Jameson Taillon, but there are...
Fake Teams   Apr 13th, 11:42am ET
These guys might help you out in your fantasy baseball league! What follows are some guys I’ve added in one league or another, for one reason or another. For instance, J.T. Realmuto was my most drafted catcher, but Yasmani Grandal and Robinson Chirinos...
Razzball   Apr 12th, 3:00pm ET
Two days ago, Justin Bour hit 2 home runs against the New York Mets. Prior to that game, though, Bour had 6 hits in 37 at-bats with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. As a result, my inbox was inundated with questions regarding Bour and the ownership percentage in ESPN...
Fake Teams   Apr 10th, 10:00am ET
Matt takes a look at some solid pitching options tonight on FanDuel Happy Tuesday DFS players. We have a strong slate tonight in FanDuel that showcases some elite starting pitchers such as Chris Sale, Luis Severino, Steven Strasburg, and Jacob DeGrom. There...
Fake Teams   Apr 7th, 7:54am ET
Matt discusses MLB DFS for the main slate of games, including Gerrit Cole, Mike Minor, Chad Bettis, and more. Happy Saturday, DFS players. We will be taking a look at the main slate for FanDuel today, which includes only five games. That makes creating a stack...
Razzball   Apr 6th, 3:00pm ET
For thousands of millennia, which is millions of years, Samoans were a persecuted people, due to their big bones.  One Samoan, Fa'a'la'a'la'la'la told one reporter, "If you ordered a flank steak, and got a thick ribeye, you'd be so pleased," then Fa'a'la'a'la'la'la...
Fake Teams   Apr 3rd, 11:59am ET
Are the standouts of the first weekend of baseball legit or are they about to come crashing down to Earth? Who wants some way-too-early fantasy analysis? We are through the first weekend of the MLB season and there are a lot of interesting performances to...
Rotoworld   Apr 1st, 1:59am ET
Fred Zinkie recommends players to buy low and sell high, using advanced statistics such as BABIP, hard-hit and strand rates.
RotoBaller   Mar 30th, 9:25am ET
BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of leagues ANALYSIS: To most folks, Estrada's poor 2017 season just confirms the sabermetric counterpunch that had cast its shadow over his successful years. His 3.13 ERA of ‘15 had a 4.40...
Fake Teams   Mar 29th, 9:00am ET
What would a team of all the best sleeper picks this season look like? Happy Opening Day to everyone! It is the best time of the year as the regular season and fantasy season both start today. To celebrate, here is what a team of my top sleeper picks would...
RotoBaller   Mar 27th, 4:15am ET
"Sometimes, a little bit of knowledge is worse than having none at all." Most fantasy owners are now savvy enough to perform basic BABIP regressions, but blindly regressing everything to the league average or even a given player's career work is a great way...
Sporting News   Mar 26th, 5:57pm ET
What makes a potential fantasy baseball bust? It's usually a mix of injury history, suspect advanced stats from the year before, and a top-prospect pedigree that may not be warranted. For many, it simply comes down to preference. One glance at a set of rankings...
RotoBaller   Mar 26th, 3:16am 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...
Sporting News   Mar 24th, 3:56pm ET
Let's start with a disclaimer: You shouldn't put together a fantasy baseball team entirely made up of sleepers and breakout picks. Sure, you feel cool when you reach for a few potentially undervalued players in the rankings just to show you know more about...