Minor League Report: The Trade Deadline is Approaching

This is the last edition of the report before the major league trade deadline. This time next week many prospect, as well as MLB players obviously, will be changing teams. There are very few times we will actually not like the landing spot for a prospect. The only case being if a pitching prospect ends […]

Fantasy Forward: It’s deja vu all over again

Taking a pitcher early in drafts proves to be an inherent risk, and those who took Clayton Kershaw in the top-five will wake up to their worst nightmare. Recurring back problems could be the only thing to take down this generation’s best pitcher. Clayton Kershaw’s velocity dropped over two MPH from the first inning to […]

Buy Low Sell Low Week 16

The major league trade deadline is one week from today at 4:00 p.m. That date serves as a red flag to all league owners that the fantasy trade deadline is quickly approaching. If you have not taken stock of your team and assessed your needs I suggest you do so now. Those of you in […]

2017 Running Back Rankings

This week we continue our fantasy football rankings rundown with a look at the Running Back position. Join Andy Germani, Tommy Landseadel, Joe Mica, Dan Marcus and Neil Schnurbach as they help you prepare for your rapidly approaching football drafts. All of our rankings assume standard scoring: 6 points for TDs 1 point for 10 […]

Waiver Wire Report: Week 16

Welcome to week 16 of the waiver wire report. Each week I will dig through the f/a pool to find the best potential free agents on waivers (under 50% ownership). Some are good for a quick boost, others could be good long-term additions, and there will be a few speculative adds thrown in there as […]

Better things ahead for Jose Quintana

Few informed baseball fans will question the absolute value that Jose Quintana brings to the table, a precise throwing lefty with a good track record of success in Chicago. Quintana has made a name for himself despite not being overly lauded by bigger news outlets, striking out around 20% of opposing hitters, keeping walk rates […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 16

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Andrew McCutchen – Knee injuries have dropped his stolen base total. A thumb injury was the likely culprit for his bad batting average in 2016. As McCutchen enters his thirties, owners wonder whether he […]

Minor League Report: Second Half

The halfway point, kind of, is in the rearview mirror as we exit the All-Star Break. That means a lot of trade rumors will be getting thrown around in the next two weeks. Quick side bar on that. This is one of my most annoying parts of the baseball season. Hearing and seeing reporters link […]

Daily Recap

Fantasy Forward: Lester hangs on for the win

Fantasy Forward: Lester hangs on for the win

There’s no definitive time which can determine a pennant race. Jon Lester seemed to be on his way to a loss after giving up back-to-back home runs to Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk in the top of the eight inning, but the Cardinals bullpen could not hold the lead and allowed the Cubs to score […]

Minor League

Minor League Report: Midseason Top-100

Minor League Report: Midseason Top-100

It is finally time for the midseason prospect ranking update. A lot of names have taken a significant jump either up or down since the preseason. Some guys might be in roughly the same area, but with graduates from the list, it equates to a drop. In this midseason class I see a significant drop […]