Brett Talley (@TheRealTAL) and Alan Harrison (@TheFantasyFix) are joined by Jason Parks (@professorparks) of Baseball Prospectus (@baseballpro). Jason is BP’s propsect expert and man does he know his shit. Jason drops well over an hour’s worth of prodigious prospect talk. They discuss Tony Cingrani, Jose Fernandez, Wil Myers, Jurickson Profar,
Last year was a very good year for rookies. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper had obviously historic seasons, and Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish and Norichika Aoki, among many others, impressed in their first seasons in Major League Baseball. This year’s rookie crop isn’t as star-heavy, but the members of the
The calendar prattles on, but the good folks at Draftkings are still offering their deposit bonus for playing. Even if you’ve taken it in the teeth on your full season fantasy teams, you can start anew with Draft Kings. No matter how bad each day goes, you can always count
Every fantasy baseball player has two loves, numbers and prospects. As the first month of the season draws to a close and small sample sizes begin to transform into trends, we watch ever so closely looking to stay a step ahead of our competition. Certain categories, like strikeouts, speed or
The calendar is rapidly approaching the point where most people will stop looking back at 2012 and will start focusing entirely on what is going on in 2013. Some experts look at the six week mark as the key time to start taking stock in what is going on now.
Sometimes scouting is exceedingly difficult. The footwork necessary to successfully turn a double-play, a batter being able to cover the outside pitch without opening up a hole inside, the softness of a catcher’s hands aiding him in framing pitches; these skills can best be seen by experienced and dedicated scouts.
It’s better late than never for the Week 6 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3. This week, we’re catching Dee Gordon, keeping Starling Marte, and writing a passionate love letter to Brett Anderson. 3 TO CUT Brett Anderson, Oakland A’s SP “Dearest Brett, “It’s over. We can’t handle this rollercoaster any
Before we get to our team of the day, we have an exciting contest going on over at DraftKings tomorrow, exclusive to the readers of the Fix. It’s just $1 to enter and the top two finishers will earn tickets for a chance at $100,000 while third place wins
Buchholz’s name has been all over the news to start the 2013 season. Buchholz leads all major league starters in ERA (1.01), and he’s Top-15 in WHIP (0.96). Most impressive though, has been his strikeout rate at 27%. He currently has 47 strikeouts in just under 45 innings pitched. Is
Mark Appel is finally pitching like the star he’s been made out to be. The Stanford right-hander entered the 2012 draft as the number one prospect on media draft boards and in his own mind or, at least, the mind of his agent, the Baseball Antichrist Scott Boras. Appel’s slide