Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy Baseball Tips’

MLB Top Prospects Rankings: Jeremy Hellickson, Freddie Freeman Lead Way in Week One

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Hellickson looks like a nice sleeper this season.

Finally, fantasy baseball is back in our lives. The time has come to hype up and critically analyze highly touted prospects as well as throw dirt on some heroes of the past. Each and every week of the baseball season we will check in on the hottest phenoms and see which are ready to make an impact in the majors as a top fantasy baseball prospect. Last season, rookies such as Buster Posey, Jason Heyward and Neftali Feliz burst onto the scene and made sizeable impacts on their respective teams. This space will be dedicated to finding those types of players before they become the obsession of band wagon fans all across the country.

1) Jeremy Hellickson – TB (LW:1)

Hellickson has missed a couple days of work early in the grapefruit league schedule, but that hasn’t scared me off from keeping him in the top slot. (more…)

Top 10 Weekly Fantasy Starting Pitchers (September 26th)

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Verlander brings the heat every time.

Pitching wins championships. That sentiment is not only true in the MLB, but also in fantasy baseball circles around the globe. With the last week of regular season games upon us, owners will be looking to send the best staff to the mound that they can in the hopes of securing the crown. Here is the final weekly edition of the top ten fantasy starters.

1.Justin Verlander, Detroit: 18-8, 3.31 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 209 K
Not only has this fantasy baseball stud pitched back-back complete games, he also hasn’t lost since August 17th. (more…)

Top 5 Weekly Fantasy Matchups (September 24th)

Friday, September 24th, 2010

It's CarGo mania in Colorado.

With just about a week left in the fantasy baseball season, it’s clear that this week’s matchups are as important as ever. With some unexpected contributors making waves across fantasy circles, owners need to be extra cautious when setting fantasy baseball lineups this week to ensure that nothing will impede the progress toward the crown.

Hitters

1.Carlos Gonzalez, OF COL: .342 AVG, 33 HR, 113 RBI, 107 runs, 25 SB

My pick for NL MVP, Gonzalez is a legitimate chance to finish the season as a 30/30 player. (more…)

Top Weekly Fantasy Sleepers (September 24th)

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Valencia may not be a household name, but he is a favorite of fantasy owners.

Late season injuries can cripple a prolific fantasy season at any moment. It seems this season, more than in years past, a surprising number of elite players have seen their season shortened due to an injury.

Don’t feel discouraged, just check out this week’s top fantasy baseball sleepers and reclaim your rightful spot. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire (September 23rd)

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Big things come in small packages.

If your team is in need of a boost, we suggest taking a gander at the fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups listed below. These guys are on absolute fire and surprisingly available in most standard leagues. Don’t wait too long as these fantasy baseball sleepers won’t last long in free agency.

Mike Aviles, KC, SS/2B (78): Since taking over for Chris Getz at second base, Aviles has been en fuego at the plate. (more…)