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Players with High Standard Deviations in Rankings (2023 Fantasy Baseball) photo

The Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) include the players’ Best Rank, Worst Rank, Average and Standard Deviation. These columns are meant to communicate how much consensus there is on each player in the overall rankings. The lower the Standard Deviation (STD … read more »

by Scott Youngson in Fantasy6 days ago
Fantasy Baseball Projections: Players to Draft & Avoid (2023) photo

In addition to FantasyPros Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR), the Zeile Consensus Projections are an essential tool for your draft preparation. The difference between the ECR and Zeile is that Zeile is based on projected stats from several reputable sources. Thus, … read more »

by Scott Youngson in Fantasy1 wk ago
Fantasy Baseball Expert Rankings Analysis: Late February (2023) photo

In early February, before the start of Spring Training, we started our 2023 draft preparations by identifying trends in the Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR). Camps are now in full swing, and spring games have started, so let’s take another look … read more »

by Scott Youngson in Fantasy3 wks ago
Late-Round Tight Ends with Top-Five Potential (2023 Fantasy Football) photo

The Tight End position was top-heavy again in 2022. Unless you drafted Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews, George Kittle or T.J. Hockenson, your fingers were crossed every week. Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert were also productive, but each missed a significant number of weeks … read more »

by Scott Youngson in Fantasy4 wks ago
Notable Second-Half Performances & 2023 Impact (Fantasy Baseball) photo

While looking at a player’s stats from last year is a great place to start when planning for this year’s draft, sometimes it is helpful to analyze their splits. One of the simplest splits that can still be very telling … read more »

by Scott Youngson in FantasyTue, Feb 14
Expert Rankings Analysis: Early February (2023 Fantasy Baseball) photo

It’s February, and pitchers and catchers will soon report to Arizona and Florida facilities. Thus, it’s time to fire up the spreadsheets and start our research for the 2023 fantasy baseball season. A great place to start is with FantasyPros’ … read more »

by Scott Youngson in FantasyTue, Feb 7
Top 5 Fantasy Baseball Prospects: Pitcher (2023) photo

It’s easy to get excited about rookie pitchers. After all, you never know when you might uncover the next Spencer Strider (SP – ATL). Nabbing a young starter who exceeds expectations can go a long way for your fantasy team. … read more »

by Scott Youngson in FantasyTue, Jan 31
Yards Created: Best & Worst Running Backs in 2022 (Fantasy Football) photo

When we start preparing for fantasy drafts next summer, we’ll focus our running back research on the stats that drive fantasy production: TDs, yards, catches, etc. This makes sense, given how fantasy scoring is tabulated. However, the prior year’s output … read more »

by Scott Youngson in FantasyMon, Jan 16
Latest News From Scott
David Robertson could emerge as the Mets closer after Diaz injury photo
David Robertson is the most experienced closer on the Mets roster now that Edwin Diaz is out for the season following knee surgery on Thursday and could emerge as the team's closer.
3 days ago
Max Scherzer tosses seven shutout innings in fourth spring outing photo
Max Scherzer allowed no runs and only four hits over seven innings against the Astros in Spring Training action on Saturday. Scherzer struck out eight and only walked one.
3 days ago
Francisco Lindor clears the bases with a three-run triple in WBC Monday photo
Francisco Lindor went two for three in Puerto Rico's 10-0 defeat of Israel in WBC action on Monday. Lindor drove in three runs on a bases-loaded triple in the fifth, blowing the game open.
1 wk ago
Justin Verlander strikes out five Astros in Friday’s spring start photo
Justin Verlander struck out five Astros in three and one-thirds innings in Friday’s split-squad spring training game.
2 wks ago
Derrick Henry (hip) off injury report and expected to play on Saturday photo
Derrick Henry (hip) is no longer listed on the Titans' injury report and should be ready for Saturday's win-or-go-home game against the Jaguars.
Diontae Johnson (hip) a full practice participant on Thursday photo
Diontae Johnson (hip) fully participates in Thursday's practice after being held out on Wednesday.
Brian Robinson (knee) misses practice again on Thursday photo
Brian Robinson (knee) missed a second consecutive practice on Thursday, putting his availability for Sunday in doubt.
Raiders D/ST ineffective in Week 17 photo
The Raiders' defense allowed 37 points and 454 yards of offense in the OT loss to the 49ers on Sunday. The unit recorded no sacks but did have an interception.
Mon, Jan 2
Daniel Carlson boots two field goals in Week 17 loss photo
Daniel Carlson made both of his field goal attempts, including a 57-yarder, and added four extra points in the Raiders' OT loss to the Niners on Sunday.
Mon, Jan 2
Brandon Bolden gets eight carries in Week 17 photo
Brandon Bolden rushed eight times for 32 yards in the Raiders' OT loss to the Niners on Sunday.
Mon, Jan 2