Hold or Fold

“Let the wind carry you home Blackbird, fly away May you never be broken again Beyond the suffering you’ve known I hope you find your way May you never be broken again” ~ Alter Bridge “Blackbird” RIP Tyler Skaggs. I hope you find your way. May it go well with Read more

Innings Limits?

Treat this as a public service announcement. I am going to offer a few innings limit situations that are certainly worth monitoring over the last few months of the season. However, in some of these situations, you may want to act sooner rather than later. Sell High on Brandon Woodruff Read more

Playing the Matchups

Streaming is far from an exact science. However, many of our league formats promote or even require successful streaming to compete. As we scour sites for two start pitchers and check upcoming schedules of our own rostered pitchers; are we evaluating those matchups correctly? Let’s take a look. The WORST Road Read more

Hold or Fold: Week 11

“What’s it gonna take to break this circle I’ve gotta know am I coming or going with you And when ya hurt me do ya really mean to Ya say ya don’t I wish I could believe you” ~ Michael Bolton “Hot Love” The fantasy carousel of slumps and hot Read more

FIP, FIP Hooray

Fielder Independent Pitching (FIP) is one of many metrics we use to measure a pitcher’s success. It’s not a one size fits all evaluative tool, but we expect the best pitchers in baseball to typically score well with this metric. You are rewarded for being able to get key strikeouts, Read more

Did You Know?

“I don’t get many things right the first time In fact, I am told that a lot Now I know all the wrong turns, the stumbles and falls Brought me here” ~ Ben Folds “The Luckiest” This is a strange, strange baseball season. The ball is almost definitely juiced, which Read more

Making Contact?

Baseball is a simple game. Hitting is no different. See ball; hit ball. Easy. The fantasy baseball community does a great job of pointing out significant trends; particularly hard hit rates and strikeouts. However, one grouping of statistics that I think we need to do a better job investigating relates Read more

Hold or Fold: Matchup Edition

“Black hole sun Won’t you come And wash away the rain Black hole sun Won’t you come Won’t you come” ~ Soundgarden “Black Hole Sun” The song is just a good song. It’s not completely relevant. I was thinking about black holes of fantasy production, so naturally, a great rock Read more