I am a Chicagoan working in Finance. I like Finance, but I love baseball. I have loved sports, especially fantasy sports and statistics, since I was a little kid. I'm a huge fan of the Cubs, and a big-time fantasy baseball and football player.
In addition to checking out sample size metrics from FanGraphs, fellow FantasyPros writer Max Freeze has done research on when certain stats stabilize. One ...
by Fantasy in Mon, May 6
Accountability. That's something the fantasy community, as well as meteorologists, often lack. After getting through five weeks of baseball, it makes sense to revisit ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Apr 30
Week five -- we are chugging along! The puzzle we began creating at the start of the season is about to add a couple ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Apr 23
Fantasy baseball is a puzzle, meshing the science of data and the art of weighing different quantitative and qualitative factors to produce a meaningful ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Apr 16
Welcome to week two of regression! It is way too early in the season to take victory laps from the first week's calls, but ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Apr 10
Welcome to this year's addition of positive and negative regression players! Each week, I'll go through which hitters and pitchers have performed well (or ...
by Fantasy in Wed, Apr 3
Earlier this week, I focused on pitchers and outfielders to avoid due to an injury or performance risk, or perhaps even both. Today, I'll nail down ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Mar 26
Logan Forsythe went 1-for-3 with a two-run scoring single on Sunday against the White Sox. The Twins won 5-4.
Francisco Lindor went 1-for-4 with a walk on Sunday against the Royals, hitting a solo homer and scoring twice. The Tribe won 2-1.
Trevor Bauer relieved Carlos Carrasco in Sunday’s season finale against the Royals, tossing the final four innings of the game. He shut the Royals out, allowing just two hits and striking out two. The Tribe won 2-1, giving Bauer the save.
Carlos Carrasco went five innings (as planned) in the season’s finale against the Royals, allowing just one run. He permitted three hits and two walks while striking out six. The Tribe’s 2-1 win improved Carrasco’s record to 17-10.
Jorge Polanco went 3-for-5 with three singles on Saturday against the White Sox. He drove in a run and scored twice in the 8-3 victory.
Michael Brantley went 1-for-4 on Saturday with a run scored against the Royals. The Royals defeated the Tribe 9-4.
Yan Gomes received stitches on his thumb after getting struck by the barrel of a bat Saturday against the Royals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. He is expected to be ready for the ALDS on Thursday.
Jose Ramirez went 3-for-4 on Saturday, hitting a solo shot and double. He finished the day with two runs and an RBI in the 9-4 defeat at the hands of the Royals.
Brad Hand tossed the final inning of Saturday's 9-4 defeat against the Royals, walking two batters and striking out one.
Francisco Lindor (56)
Cody Allen (56)
Jose Ramirez (52)
Edwin Encarnacion (44)
Yonder Alonso (42)
Kelvin Herrera (38)
Andrew Miller (35)
Chicago Cubs 1998 Wildcard Playoff Game