Posts Tagged ‘waiver wire’

Fantasy Baseball 2012: Trade Deadline Analysis Part 2

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Following up to the previous article I had written to cover the trade deadline; this will cover the rest of the fantasy notable trades that happened at or near the deadline. It was a rather light fantasy altering trade deadline, but there were a few changes as I noted in the previous article and these are the rest of the deals that may make a difference on your fantasy team.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS GET: 3B Chris Johnson

HOUSTON ASTROS GET: IF Bobby Borchering, OF Marc Krauss

Chris Johnson, 3B Arizona Diamondbacks

Chris Johnson is looking to make a bigger fantasy impact as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

While this trade may not have set the real baseball world a fire or altered the odds of winning a World Series, there could be some hidden value in seasonal and weekly fantasy baseball. That value is in Diamondbacks new 3B Chris Johnson. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball 2012: Who’s Hot?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

During each fantasy baseball season, you are faced with tough decisions on what to do with your roster. Who is playing better then you expected and who is playing worse then you expected. Are the underperforming players worth sticking with, or do you cut ties and pick up a free agent, or try and make a trade to help where you are lacking? It is about that time of year where you will have to make these tough decisions to shape your team for the rest of year. If your team is struggling and you have decided to give up on those that you drafted, who are the players that can help out? (more…)

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…)