Fantasy Baseball

Fantasy BaseballJosh Kay

A sharp eye will reveal a possible sleeper heading into the 2013 MLB Season: Baltimore’s Jake Arrieta. Looking at his peripherals, (8.0 K/9, 3.5 BB/9, 1.1 HR/9, 15% HR/FB, .330 BABIP, and 58% strand rate) it’s easy to cast off Arrieta as another Ricky Nolasco. If someone wanted to make

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through our platoon advantage series, it pays to keep in mind a few simple rules of thumb when using this information to build roster. First and foremost, it is information. I am often surprised myself when I look up the information on all of these players. Bill

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Fantasy Baseball

Host Brett Talley (@TheRealTAL) is joined by one of the newest members of The Fix team, Scott Barzilla (@sbarzilla). Brett and Scott discuss the plausibility of platooning players in fantasy baseball, ADP risers and fallers, answer some Twitter questions, and preview the 2013 Houston Astros.

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Alan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

The Mariners selected Taijuan Walker with a first-round supplemental pick (43rd overall) in the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft. The Yucaipa, California product is an athletic right-handed starter that stands at 6’4”, 210 pounds entering his age twenty season. Walker’s three premium offerings — fastball, curveball and changeup — are still

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy BaseballFront Office

This is the fourth installment of our projection series. We are posting a series of articles in which we project the roto stats for all hitters who could be useful in mixed leagues. The projections and “Roto Ratings” for each player are available to those who subscribe to our premium

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There is a governing rule in the radio business that your listening audience turns over every ten to fifteen minutes. Some people get in the car and some people get out of the car. So, you have to reset your conversation every now and then just to keep the new

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I’ve updated the 2013 Relief Pitcher Guide and made it free to everyone via the Fantasy Fix. You’ll get about 42,000 words on mostly relievers and how they might fit into saves, holds, K/9 and other types of leagues. For cliff notes, check out here and here, which focused on some sleeper candidates  including

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2013 Fantasy BaseballChris GarosiFantasy Baseball

Mike Zunino has the look of an All-Star and he’s only been in professional baseball for one season and he’s only played 44 games. Is the hype justified? Profile Mike Zunino was drafted in the 1st round (#3 overall) in 2012 out of the University of Florida. The 21 year-old

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

At this point in the offseason, most fantasy sites and experts have reached the consensus that a successful way to conquer a league is to draft or purchase hitting first, second and third. Pitching has become relegated to the middle and late rounds. This strategy has immense value and has

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Second base provides its own unique opportunities for a platoon advantage. If you have been following the series you know we have a few rules of thumb that guide us throughout the draft process. If we can provide balanced good production then we avoid the platoon if we possibly can.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For this purpose of this exercise, the average draft position trends reflect movement over the past two weeks, and are taken from our friends at MockDraftCentral.com. Our ADP data is courtesy of FantasyPros.com. Curtis Granderson | OF | NYY | ADP: 33 | -70% If you aren’t living in a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTotal Run Index

Those that have been following my index series will notice how I treat starting pitchers differently. We should note this before we move onto the “grand table” as I am want to call it. Pitching is the most difficult position to get a handle on in fantasy baseball and in

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Fantasy Football

2013 Fantasy FootballBrett TalleyFantasy Football

Below are the guys I like or dislike in week 13 compared to the other experts on FantasyPros.com. I’m focusing on guys that are actually on that start/sit bubble. There’s no need to tell you I’m lower on LeSean McCoy when I have him ranked #10 and the expert consensus rank

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2013 Fantasy Football2013 Fantasy Football RankingsFantasy Football

Welcome to TheFantasyFix.com’s week 13 fantasy football rankings. Here you’ll find the staff’s composite fantasy football quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, defense and kicker rankings. Feel free to leave your sit/start questions in the comments below, but know that we will likely defer to our rankings to determine

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2013 Fantasy FootballAndrew MillerFantasy Football

Key: I – Player missed game or left game early due to injury. S – Player was suspended for game. A – Player was inactive. B – Bye week. Most notable players who missed a game due to injury or benching are marked with an S or A. If a

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2013 Fantasy FootballAlan HarrisonFantasy Football

Welcome to TheFantasyFix.com’s week 13 fantasy football waiver wire. We’ll be looking at players like Josh McCown, Nate Burleson, Brandon Bolden and Benny Cunningham that could make a positive impact on your team in week 13 and beyond. Before we get to this week’s potential waiver wire pickups, it’s important

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Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy BasketballFront Office

Point Guard Brandon Knight ( $7,400 ) – Much like last season, there’s going to be a common theme this year: target the Sixers.  Knight exploded in Milwaukee’s first game of the season, and it’s no surprise given Jason Kidd, a future Hall of Fame point guard, is now calling

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Fantasy Basketball

On a seemingly innocuous play where Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook ended up getting his hand caught in an opponents jersey while going up for a rebound, NBA fans and fantasy owners alike received a frightening early Halloween scare. An X-ray confirmed owners worst nightmares as Westbrook was diagnosed

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Front Office

Front Office

Below are positional rankings for the 15-game early slate of DraftKings contests on Saturday with some commentary along the way. Keep in mind that salary has a huge impact on a player’s ranking. 

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Front Office

Below we’ve got a discussion of the starting pitching situation as well as the best teams to use for stacks for Thursday’s seven-game evening slate on DraftKings. We’ve also got projections derived from Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections and rankings of the top plays at each position.

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