Bobby Sylvester

Bobby Sylvester

NBA, MLB Correspondent
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Bobby Sylvester is a small town Midwest man with a wife and two boys. When he is not indulged in theology, politics, and building strategy board games he can be found investigating the intricacies of sports statistics and how they can clue us in on future predictive.

Articles From Bobby

We held our first expert draft using our Draft Simulator Software earlier this week with experts who frequent our podcast as guests. When I built the league, I wanted to make it unique enough...

Since January of last year, several players have come from near-obscurity to well within the top 100 of most prospect lists. Eloy Jimenez is one such example, as are Mitch Keller and Yohander...

Five years ago, some could have imagined Mike Trout would be leading the charge as the top fantasy baseball player for 2017, but few could have predicted the emergence of Mookie Betts and Jose...

Before Stephen Strasburg was the number one overall prospect, he was a can't miss college prospect. Likewise, Evan Longoria and Troy Tulowitzki were dominating at Long Beach State while Dustin...

Before Jose Abreu was mashing 91 homers in his first three MLB seasons, he was the most feared hitter in Cuba with a .453 batting average and truly unbelievable 1.583 OPS. Likewise, Julio Teheran...

Last year, we saw another impressive young rookie class. No, it wasn't the same quality as the class that produced Kris Bryant, Noah Syndergaard, Lance McCullers, Francisco Lindor, Carlos Correa,...

Friday, I wrote a primer explaining my ranking methodology. If you want to understand why there are foreign players on this list, amateurs, 450+ prospects, and strange ranking placements, please...

I have been in your shoes. It is late-January, you are running short on time, and scrambling to compile a prospect list deep enough for your 24-team league with 15 farm roster spots. None of...

Latest News From Bobby

Wed, Jul 6th 11:09am EDT | Buster Olney on Twitter

Tyler Glasnow, the Pirates' super-prospect was promoted Wednesday morning and expected to make his first big league start Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Jon Niese will have his scheduled start pushed back to the weekend.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:42pm EDT |

Jose Altuve drove in a run and scored one of the Astros' six runs in their shutout win at home against the Reds. Altuve's batting average now sits at .342.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:39pm EDT |

Max Scherzer tossed six innings of one-run baseball in Saturday's loss at San Diego. Scherzer struck out another ten hitters, which marks the fifth time in eight contests.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:35pm EDT |

Josh Donaldson quietly held an 11-game hit streak heading into Sunday's game, but in the 11-6 loss at Baltimore, the slugger went 0 for 4 with 2 strikeouts.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:31pm EDT |

Zack Greinke tossed eight innings of one-run ball Saturday at Philadelphia in an effort that notched him his tenth win of the season. Greinke also delivered six strikeouts in the 4-1 victory.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:27pm EDT | Boston Herald

Jose Fernandez was one of the names the Boston Red Sox inquired about to fill their hole behind David Price in the rotation. The Marlins apparently wanted to start with Mookie Betts or Xander Boegarts so a trade scenario where Boston adds Fernandez looks improbable, to say the least.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:21pm EDT |

Ian Kinsler did not grab a hit in the Tigers' 2-1 loss at Kansas City. Kinsler is now just 6 for his last 24 at the plate.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:18pm EDT |

David Ortiz gave fantasy owners a nice surprise Sunday, when he stole just his 17th career base. Ortiz went one for three from the dish and walked, but didn't cross the plate.

Mon, Jun 20th 4:15pm EDT |

Danny Salazar threw another strong six plus innings Saturday, striking out seven and allowing just two runs. His ERA actually jumped to 2.23 by allowing the two runs.

Fri, Jun 17th 4:10pm EDT |

Charlie Blackmon added another multi-hit game in the Rockies' 6-3 home win against the Yankees. The center fielder went 2-4 with 2 runs scored and his second stolen base in as many games.

Fri, Jun 17th 4:08pm EDT |

In last night's 6-4 win in Tampa, Robinson Cano put up at least two hits for the sixth time in nine games. Cano is now batting .297 on the season to go with is 18 HRs, 51 RBI and 50 runs scored.

Fri, Jun 17th 4:06pm EDT |

Johnny Cueto notched his NL-leading, 10th win, Wednesday at home against the hapless Brewers. Cueto punched out nine over seven innings of one-run ball.

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