Posts Tagged ‘mlb news’

2012 Fantasy Baseball | Buy or Sell These Injured Stars

Friday, April 13th, 2012
Carl Crawford

When will Carl Crawford return from off-season surgery on his injured left wrist?

It seems the first question asked when a star player hits the disabled list is not, “how bad was the injury?” but rather “how long will he be out of my lineup?”.  Yes you can blame fantasy baseball owners for this, after all we have daily and weekly fantasy baseball games to play, we need to know! Thanks to the endless amount of information you can find on the internet, especially social media giants like Twitter, it’s easier than ever to get breaking news reports about your players.  While MLB teams usually have a good idea how long a player may be on the shelf, they may not necessarily disclose that information to the public.  This leaves owners scrambling for scraps of info to help with their lineup decisions,  but ultimately the plan on how you should act going forward comes down to a gut call.  (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: The Best Fantasy Baseball Sleeper from Every Division

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Matusz is ready to break out in 2011.

Opening day is right around the corner, so right now is the perfect time to take a look at one fantasy baseball sleeper from each division that can push your team to greatness. All of these players are positioned for either a breakthrough or bounce-back season and can be found at a discount. If your league hasn’t drafted yet these are great players to target, and if you have already drafted they are great buy low candidates. Target these guys as fantasy baseball breakout players.

AL East- Brian Matusz, SP Baltimore Orioles

The AL East is one of the toughest divisions in baseball, and contains a lot of talented players that can be had in fantasy baseball leagues. While it’s sometimes hard to look past the Yankees and Red Sox, my sleeper from this division plays in Baltimore. Brian Matusz went through some growing pains in his full year, but the talented southpaw finished the year on a great note. (more…)

Top 5 Fantasy Baseball Matchups: World Series (October 27th)

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Will Hamilton win three MVP awards?

The final hurrah.

With the World Series set to start on Wednesday, this is the last chance to play fantasy baseball until next season. With a six-month layoff on the horizon, owners should do everything they can to make sure that you’re rolling with the ideal fantasy baseball players from both Texas & San Francisco.

Hitters

1.Josh Hamilton, OF Texas

Arguably this year’s AL MVP, Hamilton absolutely crushed the Yankees in the ALCS and was an integral part of Texas advancing to the World Series. (more…)

Top 5 Fantasy Matchups: AL & NL Championship Series (October 14th)

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Posey is the favorite for NL Rookie of the Year.

With just four teams remaining in the postseason, the pickings are getting slimmer. However, we at FBS don’t believe in sacrificing quality just because of a decrease in quantity, so we work hard to ensure you’re assembling the best fantasy baseball roster possible.

Hitters

1.Buster Posey, C SF

Despite this being his first major league season, Posey is showing no signs of slowing down thus far in the postseason. In the first round series against the Braves, Posey hit .375 and was constantly in the middle of the action. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball Advice: Playoff Edition (October 10th)

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Hughes has been lights out for the Yanks this season.

As we approach the second week of the fantasy baseball playoffs and the second round of the playoff games, it’s critical to take note of those players who are white-hot and how they can help your fantasy baseball lineup from here on out.

Phil Hughes, SP NYY: Hughes was simply masterful on Saturday night while putting the Twins out of their misery. (more…)