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2012 Fantasy Baseball | The future is now

Friday, July 13th, 2012
Fantasy Baseball Prospects

Wil Myers will impact the Royals from day one.

As the second half is beginning, it is time to make the mid-season adjustments to your fantasy roster.  The time has come to dump the old veterans and pick up some young talent that should be arriving to a city near you. Following the Futures game this past week, some very talented players put their abilities on display for the world to see. Below is a list of players who will get the call to the majors this season, and can actually help your team come fantasy baseball playoff time.

Wil Myers, OF – Kansas City (more…)

2012 Fantasy Baseball | The Start of a New Season

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

2012 Fantasy Baseball | The Start of a New SeasonFriday the 13th marks the start of a new fantasy baseball season at Fantazzle Fantasy Sports, with Mid-Season Fantasy Baseball Salary Cap games scheduled to start at 7:05PM ET. The Fantazzle exclusive Mid-Season Fantasy Baseball Game combines elements of both weekly fantasy baseball and season-long fantasy baseball contests.

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Fantasy Baseball 2012: 2nd Half Projections for Stat Leaders

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

When drafting a fantasy baseball team, one dreams of having the categorical stat leaders in each stat. It obviously gives you a huge advantage when you ending up having the leaders. That allows you to fill in the rest of your roster to focus on some other category. If you dominate in homeruns and struggle in steals, and you are able to play 2 speed guys instead of one speed and one power guy, it just improves your roster flexibility. As we near the all-star break, are the guys leading the league for real, or should you think of trading them if you think it is just a hot start? (more…)

Fantasy Baseball 2012: Trade Deadline Winners

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Are you frustrated with your fantasy team’s start? Have you had it with the players you selected not performing like you had thought? Has your team suffered significant injuries? Do not worry; there are players that are still out there that will make an impact…THIS season. I am going to try to let you in on who some of them are, even though more may still arise that no one can foresee at this time. There is still time to turn your seasonal fantasy baseball team around and start to enjoy the season. Later on, these players will also be able to help weekly fantasy baseball teams and even daily fantasy baseball teams. One of the last chances to find new players to help your team is as the trading deadline approaches. This year, it is July 31st at 4 PM EST. You just need to identify the players that will benefit from this as well as identifying who may make an impact after being called up from the minors.

 

Justin Maxwell, HR

Justin Maxwell: Heating up for the 2nd Half

Justin Maxwell, OF, Houston Astros: Maxwell has already started to get a little bit of increased playing time. In barely over 100 ABs, Maxwell has already hit 8 HRs to go along with 24 RBIs. (more…)

2012 Fantasy Baseball: Upcoming SP Matchups

Friday, May 18th, 2012
2012 Fantasy Baseball: Upcoming SP Matchups

Sit Justin Verlander?

 

Knowing when to start and sit players, especially starting pitchers, can be key to a win or loss in weekly fantasy baseball leagues or H2H leagues.

Whether it’s benching a Top 30 pitcher with a tough matchup or picking up a guy off the Waiver Wire with a juicy start, playing the matchups is a skill that takes some research and the intestinal fortitude to do what the trends and statistics say instead of what your gut says.

With that in mind, here are five SPs to avoid in the upcoming week and five to plug in or grab off of Waivers.

 

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