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Gavin Babbitt

Gavin Babbitt

NFL, MLB Correspondent

Bio

Gavin is a native of the Pacific Northwest and loves all things Seattle Sports- Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders and Kraken. He is an alumnus of Washington State University where he studied marketing. Gavin has been an avid fantasy player since 2010 and loves strategizing for drafts and week-to-week matchups. He believes in analyzing advanced statistics to determine the value of players and prides himself on remaining aware of trends in the fantasy sports industry. When not writing for FantasyPros, Gavin is a sales professional and lives in Seattle near Lake Union.


Articles From Gavin
Fantasy Baseball Statcast Review: Aaron Judge, Marcell Ozuna, Shohei Ohtani (2024) photo

In the first edition of this fantasy baseball Statcast review, we established the importance of players getting the barrel to the ball. You will likely win your fantasy baseball offensive categories if your lineup includes players consistently recording barrels. Barrel … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in Fantasy2 wks ago
Top 50 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings: Week 8 photo

Welcome to the FantasyPros Week 8 starting pitcher rankings for 2024. On Fridays, we view the upcoming week and rank starting pitchers based on their talent and the team they play against. These rankings are for the week of Monday, … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in Fantasy3 wks ago
Fantasy Baseball Statcast Review: Michael Busch, Kyle Tucker, Juan Soto photo

Let’s start with the obvious; a winning fantasy baseball lineup requires production at the plate. When a player puts the ball in play and records a barrel, production typically follows. At a minimum, barrels in the field of play yield … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasyFri, Apr 19
8 Fantasy Baseball Statcast Risers & Fallers (2024) photo

The evaluation of fantasy baseball players has evolved with the introduction of more advanced statistics. In 2015, MLB installed Statcast in all 30 big-league parks. The modern Statcast, which has been in place since 2020, is run with Hawk-Eye technology … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasyFri, Apr 5
3 Undervalued Players to Draft: Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Leagues (2024) photo

Finding value where your competition cannot has always been a separator when playing fantasy baseball. The depth of the player pool makes this even more important, especially when using sites like Yahoo, which offers the average draft position (ADP) for … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasyThu, Mar 21
3 Overvalued Players to Avoid: Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Drafts (2024) photo

With spring training underway, fantasy baseball managers are at the height of draft season. Going chalk with the average draft position (ADP) of players can be misleading when building a roster that must produce through September. Yahoo remains a popular … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasyMon, Mar 18
WR3s With WR1 Potential (2024 Fantasy Football) photo

Championship fantasy teams have various picks in their DNA. They include proven performers taken in early rounds and players taken later who outperform their draft position. As a supplement to the former group, the latter raises the level of output … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasyFri, Mar 1
2024 NFL Draft: Team Needs & Fantasy Football Outlook photo

As the 2024 NFL Draft approaches, fantasy managers must hallmark skill players set to join teams with offensive upside. These players can impact fantasy lineups during their rookie year and typically require less capital in a fantasy draft. Teams in … read more »

by Gavin Babbitt in FantasySat, Feb 24
Latest News From Gavin
Shohei Ohtani hits sixth HR as Dodgers defeat Nationals 4-1 photo
Shohei Ohtani left the yard with authority on Tuesday. His solo HR in the ninth inning traveled 450 feet with an EV of 118.7. He would finish 1-for-4 with one RBI and a run scored.
Wed, Apr 24
Cal Raleigh hits fourth HR in last six games as Mariners beat Rangers photo
Cal Raleigh got the Mariners' offense started on Tuesday hitting a two-run HR in the top of the first inning. He would go 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Wed, Apr 24
Julio Rodriguez hits first HR of season in Mariners' 4-0 win photo
Julio Rodriguez hit his first HR of 2024 on Tuesday, a 435-foot two-run blast in the third inning. He would finish 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs.
Wed, Apr 24
Kyle Schwarber Homers Twice As Phillies Sweep Rockies photo
Schwarber wasted no time Wednesday hitting a solo HR in the first inning, the 250th of his career. He would leave the yard again in the sixth, a two-run shot scoring Johan Rojas. Schwarber went 2-for-5, scoring twice with three RBIs in the Phillies' 7-6 win.
Thu, Apr 18