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.
After a good-not-great mock draft with a late-round pick, I'm back to visit drafting strategy with an early pick. My drafting strategy from the ...
by Fantasy in Thu, Feb 21
Wow, values have changed since my last mock draft. I picked at the same spot (#11) as last time, and my team looks vastly ...
by Fantasy in Sat, Feb 16
A few days ago, I wrote a piece about the players who sported a high BABIP from 2018, and whether those were sustainable. We ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Feb 12
At long last, it happened. No, no, the top free agents this winter has to offer are not signed yet. That's not it. But, ...
by Fantasy in Sun, Feb 10
In the age of SIERA, xwOBA, and UZR, BABIP (batting average on balls in play) is a stat that most fantasy baseball players understand ...
by Fantasy in Sat, Feb 9
We've all been there. You took a hitter in the first round, then took a starting pitcher with one of your next two picks, ...
by Fantasy in Mon, Feb 4
J.D. Martinez showed that his 2017 was not a fluke in 2018, posting career highs in average, runs, RBI, and wRC+. However, the fantasy ...
by Fantasy in Tue, Jan 29
Finally, another fantasy-relevant trade for us. Ken Rosenthal announced that the Reds acquired Sonny Gray and subsequently signed him to a three-year, $30.5 million extension. ...
by Fantasy in Thu, Jan 24
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