Mike Sheehan

Impact Hitters for Points Leagues

Impact Hitters for Points Leagues

If you are using roto rankings to draft your points team, you are likely leaving a tremendous value on the table.  Several big names are less valuable in points.  On the other hand, some guys you might view as borderline scrubs are actually really useful.  A few weeks ago I covered pitchers to target in […]

SP eligible RP to Target for Points Leagues in 2017

SP eligible RP to Target for Points Leagues in 2017

So, you’re a roto and categories pro that is stepping into the arena of a weekly points league, huh? Or maybe you’re a fantasy football player trying fantasy baseball for the first time. Point based leagues is a format that is becoming more and more popular. Like any format, it has some positives and negatives. […]

Impact starting pitchers for Points Leagues

Impact starting pitchers for Points Leagues

Evaluating pitchers in points is different than evaluating them in standard roto leagues.  First of all, stud pitchers generally outscore the stud hitters in points leagues. In general, pitchers that are studs in roto formats are also awesome in points. There are a handful of things (listed below) to look out for that can help […]

Strategies and Tactics for Auction Drafts

Strategies and Tactics for Auction Drafts

One of the most common questions that fantasy analysts get is about strategies for auction drafts.  If you read articles or listen to podcasts, you’ll notice they usually deflect the question.  They may throw out half of an idea and then immediately say: “ all drafts are different and there’s no silver bullet” That may […]

Beginners Guide to Starting a New Dynasty League

Beginners Guide to Starting a New Dynasty League

How should I go about starting a keeper or dynasty league?  This is one of the most frequently asked questions to fantasy analysts in the offseason.  There’s no one right answer, and I’ll be honest – I’ve never been enough of a martyr to run one myself.  Lucky for me, I’m part of some really […]

Draft Day Advice

Draft Day Advice

It’s officially draft season here at Fantasy Assembly, and I can’t wait until I’m on the clock.  In the meantime, I wanted to share some of the methods that I use to prepare for fantasy baseball drafts.  These are some ways to differentiate yourself from the owners that just print out a set of rankings […]

Don’t be a “Rankings Wimp”: Shortstop Buys and Sells

Don’t be a “Rankings Wimp”: Shortstop Buys and Sells

We’ve been swamped here at the Fantasy Assembly with our dynasty rankings.  Here’s the deal – rankings are awesome!  We wouldn’t put so much effort into them if they weren’t.  Still, if you want to win your leagues – you need to be more than a “rankings wimp” (censored from what it’s better known as). […]

Buy Low Targets for Dynasty Leagues

Buy Low Targets for Dynasty Leagues

The fantasy may have ended, but I still can’t get enough. I’m excited to devour all the 2016 stats and help make recommendations for next draft season. For right now though, I’m calling out to you folks lucky enough to play in keeper and dynasty leagues with offseason roster moves. I’ve got a couple of […]

Upside Starting Pitchers to Replace Injured Studs

Upside Starting Pitchers to Replace Injured Studs

There’s a good chance your team has had to suffer through massive injuries as well as shaky performances from your starting pitchers. Currently on the DL: Clayton Kershaw, Stephen Strasburg, Lance McCullers, Steven Matz, Sonny Gray (Who largely disappointed this year anyway), John Lackey, and Steven Wright. And that’s without even mentioning guys who have […]

6 Tips to Win Category Playoff Rounds

6 Tips to Win Category Playoff Rounds

It’s that time of year for weekly category leagues.  Playoff time!  If you are one of the top 4-6 teams in your league… Great Job!  Now let’s see if we can help win you a round, or hopefully even a title this year! Don’t be this guy: “I had the best team this year, but […]