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Buy Low Sell High: Week 14

Buy Low Sell High: Week 14

July 1st may signify the halfway mark, but the all-star break is the benchmark that most people use. If you have not so do yet, take the next few days to evaluate your team, identify the problem areas, dig through the waiver wire, and make a trade or two to shore up your team for […]

A couple Rays of hope in Tampa Bay

A couple Rays of hope in Tampa Bay

Surprising to some, and maybe less surprising to others, the Tampa Bay Rays have found themselves solidly in the Wild Card hunt this year. While the late aughts and early teens brought the Rays success with superstars like Carl Crawford, James Shields, and David Price – who were all eventually priced out in one way […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 14

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 14

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Elvis Andrus – The reliable speedster often disappointed owners because he seemed to have the ability to reach 30+ steals, but usually totaled no more than 25 swipes. This year he has busted out, […]

Second Half BABIP – Time to Sell

Second Half BABIP – Time to Sell

Kenny Rodgers, the Gambler, is a song that should easily resonate with fantasy players. In poker, when you get on a streak you ride it as long as it lasts. In fantasy, when you own a player that gets on a role you do the same thing. But as they always say, all good things […]

Welcome to Splitsville

Welcome to Splitsville

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. Nefi Perez was a light hitting middle infield bat whose career spanned 12 years over five teams. As a rather average person myself, I’ve found that I tend to appreciate players like Perez. Those players who do just enough good things to […]

Waiver Wire Report: Week 14

Waiver Wire Report: Week 14

Welcome to week 14 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 […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 13

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 13

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Cody Bellinger – If you’ve hit 9 HR in two weeks, you deserve getting mentioned in the “who’s hot” section. He has more home runs than his age, and in just a third of […]

Waiver Wire Report: Week 13

Waiver Wire Report: Week 13

Welcome to week 13 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 […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 12

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 12

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Lorenzo Cain – It’s safe to say his low stolen base total from 2016 was due to that hammy injury. He’s already matched his stolen base total from last year, and in fewer at […]

A trio of wild pitchers having good seasons

A trio of wild pitchers having good seasons

Location, location, location. Probably the three most important parts of being a solid pitcher in any era. Being able to work hitters eye levels is just as, if not more important, than hosting an assortment of off-speed and breaking pitches, and painting the corners is a much prettier picture in the eyes of Cy Young […]

Buy Low Sell High: Trout Fishing

Buy Low Sell High: Trout Fishing

We are now in the middle of June which means fantasy owners should have a pretty good idea where their team stands. Some teams are sitting pretty atop of the league with little to no concerns. Many are sitting right below just looking for that something extra to give them that push they need. Even […]

Pitch Count: Week 12 Waiver Wire Streaming Options

Pitch Count: Week 12 Waiver Wire Streaming Options

With the continued rash of injuries, teams using the new 10-day DL to their advantage, and the passing of the Super 2 deadline, the free agent pitching pool continues to change rapidly in 2017. It’s easy to get fooled by small sample sizes as young pitchers get called up for their first shot at the […]

Changing Track Records: Cabrera, Castro and Smoak

Changing Track Records: Cabrera, Castro and Smoak

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. Three months ago, how excited were you in selecting Aaron Judge? While some of you may have been a Judge supporter, you’re kidding yourself if you thought he’d even touch the top 50 players, let alone the top spot he currently claims […]

Waiver Wire Report: Week 12

Waiver Wire Report: Week 12

Welcome to week 12 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 […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 11

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 11

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Kole Calhoun – His blah April was followed by an awful May. Now he’s on the rise again. I’ll admit, in a league where roster space was short, I dumped him a few weeks […]

Pitch Count: Week 11 Waiver Wire Streamer Options

Pitch Count: Week 11 Waiver Wire Streamer Options

Our resident streaming and waiver wire pitcher expect, Marc Goldstein, was placed on the 10-Day DL retroactive to April 5. He should be able to return as soon as eligible which means he will be back here next week. I’ve been summoned from the bullpen to make the spot start today. Unlike other bullpen arms, […]

Cashing In (and selling high) on Early Winnings

Cashing In (and selling high) on Early Winnings

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. In 1964 the tiny state of New Hampshire introduced the first state-run lottery in the United States. The potential for a greater sum of winnings at a marginal investment appealed to consumers. From scratch-off tickets to multi-state lotteries the offerings available have […]

Waiver Wire Report: Week 11

Waiver Wire Report: Week 11

Welcome to week 11 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 […]

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 10

Fantasy Stock Watch: Week 10

If anyone has player requests this year, leave a comment. I’ll write them up for the next week or respond below. Ryon Healy – Last year it was hard to believe the hype given some of Healy’s underlying metrics. This year the average is down, but he has already matched his home run output from […]

Pitch Count: Week 10 Waiver Wire Streamer Options

Pitch Count: Week 10 Waiver Wire Streamer Options

I’ve always been a big fan of Kenny Rogers’ The Gambler. You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em. This is basically the theme song for streaming pitchers and managing a fantasy baseball pitching staff, especially in 2017. Below is a list of pitchers who are owned in less than […]