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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 23 – Playoff Edition

I wrote this last week, but it still holds true today and bears repeating – here is the cliff notes summary. At this point in the season names do not matter, only production. You can no longer afford to sit and wait for that struggling star or promising rookie you’ve been sitting on all year […]

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Field of Streams: Week 22 Weekend Streamers

Regardless of how good you think a matchup might be, how good the pitcher has been throwing, how bad the offense has been for the opposing team, you need to remember. This is baseball and anything can happen, for better or worse. Take last week’s streamers for example. While I wasn’t proud of all of […]

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Replacing Buster Posey

If this were any other year this would be a devastating blow for those fantasy owners that used a high draft pick to secure the services of Buster Posey. Thanks to a power outage in 2017 his price tag was much lower this year, but that doesn’t overshadow the loss. Some may not see this […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 22 – Playoff Prep

At this point in the season names do not matter, only production. You can no longer afford to sit and wait for that struggling star or promising rookie you’ve been sitting on all year that have given little to no return. Those solid players that carried you to the first half that have since gone […]

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Field of Streams: Week 21 Weekend Streamers

I have no colorful stories or amusing anecdotes for you this week. Instead we’re just gonna dive right in and get down to business. Before we get to this week’s streamers we need to review last week’s selections. Last week’s streamers went 4-3 with a 3.70 ERA, a 1.15 WHIP, and a 6.21 K/9. Solid, […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 21

Each week I will dig through the f/a pool to find the best potential free agents on waivers (under 50% ownership on ESPN and Yahoo – CBS and Fantrax are higher due to more keeper leagues). Some are good for a quick boost, others could be good long-term additions, and there will be a few […]

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Field of Streams: Week 20 Weekend Streamers

It’s your weekend version of Field of Streams. I have not gone back to look at how I did for the weekday streamers, but fear not. I will hold myself accountable and have the results for you Monday when the weekday streamers go to press. I know you are all interested in the Ins, Outs, […]

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Major League Hitters Limping to the Finish Line

We are heading into the home stretch of the fantasy season. H2H leagues are in their final weeks before the playoff, and roto and point players have about six weeks to either maintain their lead or gain those needed points to overtake the leader. Now is not the time to be complacent with your roster. […]

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Field of Streams: Week 19 Weekday Streamers

It has been almost two years since the great Will Emerson stepped down, and with him went the heart and soul of the streaming community. Well, I’ve decided to revive his lost column and am bringing back, and I’ll quote Will on this – “your best source of streaming options and the number one rated […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 19

Each week I will dig through the f/a pool to find the best potential free agents on waivers (under 50% ownership on ESPN and Yahoo – CBS and Fantrax are higher due to more keeper leagues). Some are good for a quick boost, others could be good long-term additions, and there will be a few […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 18

Each week I will dig through the f/a pool to find the best potential free agents on waivers (under 50% ownership on ESPN and Yahoo). 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 well. Be sure to check […]

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Second Half Category Leaders

I have been looking through my roto leagues – well, all my leagues – the past few days trying to assess my needs for the final stretch. There are a number of hitting categories I could make a run at, but who should I be looking to acquire. That’s the million dollar question many people […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 17

Each week I will dig through the f/a pool to find the best potential free agents on waivers (under 50% ownership on ESPN and Yahoo). 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 well. Be sure to check […]

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Second Half BABIP Hitters to trade or target

Sunday I took a look at a few starting pitchers to target and trade for the second half based on BABIP. Today I’ll do the same thing but with hitters. With approximately six weeks left in H2H leagues before the playoffs – four more weeks in roto and points – time is running out. And […]

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Second Half BABIP Starting Pitchers to trade or target

TARGET Jon Gray: .376 BABIP, 5.44 ERA, 3.04 FIP, 2.84 xFIP The former first round draft pick was touted as a sleeper coming into the season – apparently Gray didn’t get the memo. I know Colorado pitchers can be risky, but given the pedigree an ERA in the mid to low fours was assumed to […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report: Week 16

Welcome to week-16 of the waiver wire report. It’s been 10 weeks since I’ve been able to even look at stats, but analyzing players is like riding a bike – once you start to peddle everything comes right back to you. Granted I need to do some catch-up work on who is doing what (who […]

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BABIP slumpers and surgers

When it comes to evaluating players one of the go to stats, for better or worse, is BABIP. A high BABIP can signify regression while a low BABIP can point to bad luck. Granted you need to dig a little deeper to see if either holds true, but it is a nice starting point. With […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report Week 6

Welcome to week-6 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 on ESPN and Yahoo). Some are good for a quick boost, others could be good long-term additions, and there will be a few speculative adds thrown […]

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2018 Waiver Wire Report Week 5

Welcome to week-5 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 on ESPN and Yahoo). Some are good for a quick boost, others could be good long-term additions, and there will be a few speculative adds thrown […]

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Quick Hits on Slow starts Part Two: Outfield

On Sunday I highlighted a number of highly drafted infield stars off to a slow start. My original plan was to cover both outfielders and pitchers next. However, an unexpected schedule change forced me to call an audible leaving me only time for one or the other. It’s probably for the best given the number […]