Posts under ‘Fantasy Sleepers’ Category

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire (September 30th)

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

This kid carries enormous potential.

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 absolutely on fire and are available in most standard leagues. Don’t wait too long as these fantasy baseball sleepers are bound to be snatched up by week’s end.

Pedro Alvarez, PIT, 3B (30): The reigning NL Player of The Week is available in the majority of fantasy baseball leagues despite notching a disgusting 14 RBI this past week. (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…)

Top Weekly Fantasy Sleepers (September 21st)

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Thome has been licking his chops when he enters the on-deck circle as of late.

Here we are again.  The fantasy baseball playoffs have crept back up on us like a ninja and just like in years past, variables abound.  There are always a handful of fantasy owners who shift their attention to fantasy football around this time and tend to neglect their baseball squads for a couple days.  Those are the types of advantages that one needs to exploit in order to rip through their playoff bracket and grab the bragging rights waiting on the other side.  I’ve got a couple unheralded players that are available in a majority of leagues who can help you bolster your roster and secure that title. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball News: The All Value Team

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Buck has a been a team and fan favorite since joining the Jays.

Before every fantasy baseball season, every owner has a favorite sleeper (or two, or eight) that they think will win them the championship. As we’ve all learned very well, sleepers don’t always exactly pan out the way in which we envision, so that’s why value picks are my favorite. Simply put, a value pick is a guy who has outperformed his ADP (average draft position) statistically. Let’s take a look at this list of guys considered fantasy duds who are playing like fantasy studs.

C: John Buck, Toronto: .279 AVG, 15 HR, 55 RBI

After falling out of favor in Kansas City and failing to live up to his hype, Buck took his talents up to Toronto and has found a home across the boarder. In fact, the 30-year old catcher even made it to the All-Star Game this year in what has to be the most memorable of his life. Fantasy baseball owners probably weren’t expecting this type of contribution from the underachieving veteran and most likely came at pennies on the dollar. (more…)