Posts Tagged ‘fantasy baseball pitchers’

2011 Fantasy Baseball: Determining a Pitcher’s Worth

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Just how good is David Price? Well...

Here at the headquarters of Fantasy Baseball Sportal we like to do thorough evaluations on pitchers for the upcoming season. One of the tried and true methods we use when first evaluating a pitcher’s past performance and whether or not that performance will continue is to look at a pitcher’s Batting Average on balls hit in play, more commonly referred to as his BABIP (at this point all Sabremetrician’s can stop reading this article as this is an introductory blog post for the rest of the baseball fans, after all).

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2011 Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 Closers

Monday, March 7th, 2011

He can't do it again, can he?

Preseason fantasy baseball position rankings wrap up here at FBS with the Top-10 Closers list. We have already listed fantasy baseball catchers, second basemen and outfielders, so now we finish, fittingly, with the closers. Here are my early spring training rankings for the RP position.

Please Note: Stats are listed as: Wins, ERA, Saves/Opportunities, Strikeouts, WHIP and IP for the 2010 season. The player’s age at the start of the 2011 season is next to his team’s name.

No. 1) Mariano Rivera – New York Yankees (41) (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 Pitchers

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
2010 MLB Playoffs

It's going to be a very interesting season for the Phils.

It’s never too early to start talking fantasy baseball, even though pitchers and catchers don’t report for a couple months. WFS gives you the inside track on those starting pitchers that can lead your team to greatness in 2011. Come draft day these names are likely to be called early and often, so don’t miss your chance to grab one of them.

1.Roy Halladay

The Philadelphia Phillies are big time contenders, and Roy Halladay is a big part of the reason why.  He has to be the first pitcher off the board and in many drafts, a first-round selection. Halladay is a lock to give you somewhere from 235-250 innings along with 200-plus k’s. Fantasy baseball owners can breathe a little easier if Halladay is anchoring their pitching staff.

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Top 5 Fantasy Baseball Matchups of the Week (Apr. 20th)

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Carlos Silva looks like he is returning to his old form.

Here at Fantasy Baseball Sportal, we continue to give you excellent match-up previews for hitters and pitchers each week.

Read on for this week’s top match-ups to take advantage of in your fantasy baseball league:

Top Pitchers

1. Brad Penny, St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching coach Dave Duncan has worked his magic yet again it seems. Penny has been Cy Young esque so far this season having a miniscule .64 ERA and .79 WHIP. I don’t know about you but I’ll take two starts against the Giants and D’Backs.

2. Carlos Silva, Chicago Cubs

The big righty has been a huge surprise this year, he’s pitching like he’s a Twin again. A .69 ERA through two starts. Look for that to continue against the struggling Mets offense. (more…)