At some point, the whole “early stats don’t matter” mantra begins to get old. The question is when we should discard it like yesterday’s garbage. Play in fantasy baseball for long enough and you will face this dilemma with your fantasy roster. You have guys on your team that you
DraftKings.com Team of the Day The calendar has turned to May, but the same story lines keep coming through. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are on top of the division again like normal. Meanwhile, the so-called power division in the American League (AL West) is sputtering along.
Since coming up to replace Cincinnati ace Johnny Cueto a couple weeks ago Tony Cingrani has done a remarkable Cueto impersonation. The rookie lefthander has improved in each of his three outings this season, culminating with a stellar six-inning performance Sunday in Washington. He struck out 11 while walking only
Here is your fantasy baseball week 5 update on notable injured players. The big one this week is Giancarlo Stanton, out for at least a month with a grade 2 strain in his right hamstring. This will be a weekly posted list so you can stay ahead of the game when it comes
The first month of the baseball season has come and gone, so now is your opportunity hit the trade trail. Here is the Fix’s first round table discussion of the 2013 fantasy baseball season: Buy Low Targets. Read it, then go convince your rivals to cough up their underachievers. Enjoy!
This article comes out every Thursday. In previous years it was updated rankings each Thursday, but weekly is too frequent for updates to rankings. Monthly seems more like the stick. And so ‘The Rubber’ will be an updated top 75 on the first Thursday of each month. These are designed
The calendar has turned to May, but the same story lines keep coming through. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are on top of the division again like normal. Meanwhile, the so-called power division in the American League (AL West) is sputtering along. The big picture doesn’t necessarily
The first thing anyone notices when moving to the outfield is that there is a ton of depth. Whether it is quality depth or not is anyone’s best guess. A lot of that depends on your definition of quality. For our purposes we are cutting off the position to 20
One month is already in the books. It seems only yesterday that the Astros and Rangers were opening the season on ESPN. Time sure does fly when you’re having fun. If you’ve missed out on the fun of the first month, it isn’t too late to get in the game.
At this point, it’s safe to say we can do a decent job of evaluating our team’s strengths and weaknesses. The general rule-of-thumb encourages owners not to panic too early with regards to our stars, but now could be a good opportunity to try and acquire some runs as a
The National League shortstop universe is an interesting contrast to the American League version. Their collective total averages and batter runs are considerably better, but the median runs created total for the position was under 40 in the National Leagues. That can mean only one thing: there were a number
Giancarlo Stanton has hit the DL with a hamstring issue. To add insult to that injury, he injured his hamstring on the last of five hitless at-bats. Couldn’t have tried to leg out an infield hit in the first, Giancarlo? Jerk… I won’t pretend to know how serious the injury