For players in deeper leagues that find it useful to have a reliever with 70+ K upside or a real outside shot at saves, the below represent some of the best options out there. Rhiner Cruz, Houston Astros: To say the Astros’ pen is light on potential is an understatement.
While the Arizona Diamondbacks’ trade of Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado and a grab bag of prospects won’t have a ton of fantasy impact for the players involved, it can teach us a worthwhile lesson about fantasy baseball strategy. The lesson: In baseball, there’s no such
The Washington Nationals’ signing of Rafael Soriano proves they mean business for 2013. As many fantasy owners out there remember from 2012, the Nationals started their season with Drew Storen set to be their closer until he was sidelined and required surgery to remove bone fragments from his throwing elbow.
The key to winning in fantasy baseball is the same as in real baseball. The key is to find value where others do not. In the fantasy world we call these players “sleepers.” Of course, in real baseball they use more sophisticated statistics every year. Those same statistics can sometimes
How on earth does Jason Bay get his name in a headline nowadays? If you said in an article about contractual busts, you would be spot on. In this rare case, Jason Bay is getting talked about because of fantasy value. Yes. Bay had his 4-year, $66 million contract with
Hitters To Start Anthony Rizzo |Chicago Cubs| (96.5) – Rizzo the righty-killer should be on a tear this week. The Cubs face only right-handed pitching, the type of pitching that Rizzo thrives on! In limited action this year Rizzo is hitting .343 with a .395 OBP against right-handed pitchers. His OPS
Reds’ prospect Billy Hamilton stole 3 bases on Wednesday night, making it 131 on the season. If you follow TheFantasyFix on Twitter – and if you don't you're a stupid asshole – you have heard plenty about Hamilton's speed throughout this season. Strangely, as I write this at 10pm west
The Orioles have called up top prospect Manny Machado and my first and only reaction is “why?” Machado is just 20 and getting his first taste of AA this season. And with just a .358 wOBA at the level, it isn’t as if Machado is forcing Baltimore’s hand. Presumably
Miguel Cabrera (credits below) The beginning of the 2012 off-season rankings report for First baseman With the NFL post-season kicking off this past weekend, and just six measly weeks left until pitchers and catchers report, it is only logical that we start getting into some good ole fantasy baseball talk