Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy Baseball Tips’

Risers and Fallers (September 14)

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Hughes seems to be losing his confidence.

As we approach the climax of the 2010 fantasy baseball season, we see teams selfishly taking the future of their organizations into consideration with no regard for our fantasy baseball playoffs and rotisserie finales.  We now are forced to adjust to non-playoff teams shutting guys down and innings-caps being reached for young hurlers.

With that said, fantasy owners are more-or-less doing the opposite.  Our goal is to set the best lineup for THAT WEEK.  No different than any other time during the season, this is true.  However, we may find ourselves taking a few more chances during these last few weeks.  Without further theatrics, let’s take a look at this week’s Top 5 Risers and Fallers. (more…)

Closer Report (September 15th)

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Feliz is the youngest player ever to reach 30 saves.

We all could use some fantasy baseball advice every once in a while, and the MLB Closer Report is just the type you need. More than just closer rankings, this report can help you on the fantasy baseball waiver wire.

This week I offer some expert advice in which closers should be started and what closers may be available on your league’s waivers. Make sure you check in regularly to stay on top of your closers and some guys to look out for on the wire. (more…)

Fantasy Power Rankings (September 14th)

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Price was dominant against the Yankees Tuesday night.

These rankings are based on a 300 point system, 150 for offensive production and 150 for pitching production. 30 points (1 point for each team) is the most points any team can receive in a given category. For instance, if the Rays lead the league in HR’s they will get 30 points for that category.

The 5 offensive categories used:

HR’s, RBI, Runs, Average, and SB’s

The 5 pitching categories used:

Wins, Saves, WHIP, ERA, and K’s

Fantasy Power Rankings PDF Chart

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Top 10 Weekly Fantasy Starting Pitchers (September 12th)

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Zambrano is dominant once again.

Whether it’s to limit innings or due to injury, it seems that more and more fantasy baseball starting pitchers are shutting it down early in 2010. With a thinned out market and the season still shy of its conclusion, owners know that quality pitching is hard to come by. Let’s take a look at the top ten for this week. (more…)

Top 5 Weekly Fantasy Matchups (September 10th)

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Pence has been a real bright spot for Houston in 2010.

As we head into the final three weeks of the fantasy baseball season, owners are looking for the best plays to maximize production out of the players. Despite the majority of the guys listed playing for non-contenders, they are all certainly very capable of helping out your roster as the playoff push continues.

Hitters

1.Hunter Pence, OF HOU: .290 AVG, 23 HR, 82 RBI, 87 R, 18 SB

It’s not often that two Astros outfielders appear together on a list of top fantasy plays, but the contributions by Pence & Bourn are far too great to ignore. (more…)