Posts Tagged ‘fantasy advice’

Fantasy Baseball: Pitchers’ Report

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Fantasy Baseball owners should expect improvement from Garza.

Now that the baseball season is almost a month old, we have enough innings to examine the BABIPs of some of the starting pitchers out there and see if those numbers can tell us anything. Admittedly, we’re still laboring under very small sample sizes with most of them, but the data should help us sort out who’s been very lucky or unlucky and who’s going to improve or backslide as the season progresses.

It’s never too early to think about trading for a pitcher who’s under-performing and has been giving his owner headaches or — conversely — getting as much in return as you possibly can from a pitcher who’s pitching well over his head. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball Top Prospects: Michael Pineda Flashes Promise

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Pineda looks to be legit in the early going

Baseball is back in our lives and the grind of a full season is finally hitting some of the rookies on this list. A few have responded quite positively and others have been completely overwhelmed. After two plus weeks of action youngsters like Kyle Drabek and Michael Pineda have flourished, while others like Brandon Belt and Freddie Freeman seem to be overmatched. Some new names have jumped into the rankings this week and other entrants are familiar, having made the list in the preseason. Patterns are certainly starting to develop and tendencies can easily be seen so now more than ever make sure to pay close attention and get your learn on.

 

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Top 10 Starting Pitchers (August 9th)

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Another season, another new jersey for the crafty lefty.

Let’s face it: some pitchers just aren’t the same after the All-Star break. Whether it’s the brief hiatus from the game or simply a mental funk, some of the most dominant guys in the first half just won’t be the same in the second. Having said that, let’s take a look at some pitchers that could really help your squad and may very well be realistic fits on your team. (more…)

Top 5 Fantasy Matchups (August 7th)

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

Tabata has been brilliant for the Pirates.

Does your squad need an added boost? Looking for a potential gem among some of the bigger names? Check out this week’s Top 5 matchups piece as we highlight those names that the other guys may leave behind. Show off your savvy to other owners by being the first to pick up on these hot hitters.

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Top 5 Fantasy Sleepers (August 7th)

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

Despite a down year, Braun can explode at any moment.

Sometimes the best sleeper is the one right in front of you. Just because a player had a bad week doesn’t grant them a benching the next. Sometimes a sleeper could be a great player that is returning from the DL. There are many ways to look at sleepers. However, it always comes down to one detail: Who do you think will be the best play for your team? (more…)