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SoCalledFanEx   Apr 24th, 1:48pm ET
With the 2017 campaign still shy of its one-month birthday, we are still dealing with small sample size issues. It is still much too early to be overly concerned with hot and cold starts of any player on your Fantasy roster. Coming to irrational conclusions...
Razzball   Apr 21st, 3:00pm ET
We've reached the end of the line for Cole Hamels' viability.  It happens to everyone.  Robert De Niro went from Meet the Fockers, a respectable comedic turn as Rex Reed likely said, to total garbage.  Maybe Hamels throws a couple of good...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 21st, 1:31pm ET
With the season still less than a month old, now’s the time to pounce and be aggressive on the waiver wire. The Yahoo fantasy baseball crew is here to help identify the players to go after: Q: Which infielder, owned in less than 50 percent of Yahoo leagues,...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 20th, 11:16am ET
Chase Headley is off to a fast start (AP)I don’t blame anyone who takes a “been there, done that” approach with Chase Headley. Memories of that star 2012 season keep getting hazier and hazier. His three-year averages don’t amount to...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 19th, 8:31am ET
Luis Severino keeps blowing hitters away (AP)Let’s start today’s entry with a hat tip all of you. Yahoo Nation answered the bell on Luis Severino. You saw signature significance, and you acted. In one day, his Yahoo ownership chased from 32 percent...
numberFire   Apr 18th, 2:16pm ET
Zach Eflin posted a 6.01 xFIP against left-handed hitters in 2016, making this a great matchup for Curtis Granderson. Who else should you target for big-time fantasy value on Tuesday?
Roto Rob   Apr 16th, 3:54pm ET
Since the start of the 2016 season, Hernandez ranks third in walks (68) and BABIP (.363), seventh in OBP (.371) and tied for seventh in batting average (.295) among all qualifying second baseman in the majors. In fact, that BABIP ranks eighth among any qualifying...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 15th, 4:50pm ET
Dallas Keuchel highlights this week’s look at fantasy baseball risers and fallers. (Getty)STOCK UP Dallas Keuchel: Early returns are encouraging after Keuchel was one of the most disappointing fantasy players in 2016, as he’s posted a 0.86 ERA...
Razzball   Apr 15th, 3:00pm ET
Confession: I never took trigonometry. Is it difficult? Is the reaction above the one you have when you do it correctly? Baseball doesn't seem like the most difficult sport to analyze. There are general stats for everything, and scouts could always just...
Razzball   Apr 14th, 3:00pm ET
One-time Mariner Tom Paciorek was the face of the organization for the better part of the last 40 years.  Ken Griffey Jr. once said of Paciorek, "For many years, Seattle fans came up to me and asked if I was a very tan Paciorek, because...
Razzball   Apr 14th, 3:01am ET
Okay, hooligans and hooligals!  I did my best to ward off Rudy from recommending the title, "I'm Keano For Severino."  Or his 2nd recommended title, "Poop Breath < Severino."  I think Rudy's been drinking.  So, as they say when they...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 11th, 8:45am ET
Will Michael Pineda owners be smiling at the end? (AP)It’s more random and more dangerous than the Wheel of Fortune. Do you have the nerve to spin the Wheel of Pineda? Can you get to the bonus round? Is there a tilde in the puzzle, Pat? The joy and pain...
Razzball   Apr 10th, 3:00pm ET
We back baby!  The Pitcher Profiles are back! It's a brand new season, so we got some brand new digs!  Hah not really, just some new GIFfing magic to help make the posts pop a little, and see some pitches a little clearer.  Even better content...
Razzball   Apr 10th, 1:00pm ET
Dylan Bundy was a particularly hard asset to value on draft day. We had just over 100 innings with a 4.70 FIP and a swinging strike rate of 10.5% that didn't really turn any heads. Tales of the prospect he once was lingered in broadcasts as announcers imagined...
Razzball   Apr 8th, 3:00pm ET
College represented a wonderful season for Spring Break. Take all the general notions you have about the sun, the skin and the standards of attending an SEC school and, well, magnify them. Spring Break delivered an opportunity to experience those glories...
Razzball   Apr 8th, 10:55am ET
I've been waiting here at my computer crunching advanced sabremetrics in hyper-suspended cryogenic animation since we last spoke a la Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in Passengers, and yes, that was 100% an effort to shoe horn two of Hollywood's most famous...
Yahoo! Sports   Apr 7th, 9:17am ET
Mark Reynolds is beating the rap (AP)The Rockies are finally headed home, ready to open Coors Field for another year. But Mark Reynolds left Milwaukee kicking and screaming (and hitting). Reynolds is the Colorado first baseman of the moment, standing in for...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 30th, 6:46pm ET
Yoenis Cespedes is back with the Mets after signing another big contract. (AP)Let’s wrap the draft prep series by making some bold predictions based on my research and some late-breaking news. 1. Bryce Harper wins the Triple Crown this year. He’s...