Fantasy Baseball

2013 Fantasy BaseballChris GarosiFantasy BaseballProspects

Who is Gregory Polanco? Why is he here? Is this ‘pop-up’ prospect for real or is it just my imagination? This Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder has a chance to be a special player beyond what his pedigree suggests. Profile Gregory Polanco was signed as an international free agent in 2009 out

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

To try and ascertain whether blown saves have a negative impact on saves and/or value, I pulled every relief season since 2009 and sliced and diced the data, mostly sorting by quantity of blown saves and looking at how relievers performed after blowing a lot of saves. The short of

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In the 2013 Relief Pitcher Guide, I wrote this about Addison Reed: “Aside from a low strand rate (68.5%), high BABIP (.323) and somewhat low K/9 rate (8.84), Reed lived up to his sleeper status. While the K/9 rate was lower than projections, his 22.7 K% was above average –

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Chris GarosiFantasy BaseballProspects

When you think of garbage, think of Akeem. When you think of power, think of Sano. Will Sano’s development produce an Eddie Murphy of power? Or will he be more Arsenio Hall?  Profile Miguel Sano signed for $3.15 million with the Minnesota Twins as a 16-year old. The Dominican-born Sano

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2013 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

One group of pitchers that seemingly goes unnoticed by many is the group that hasn’t been elite but has produced several years of solid performances. Those pitchers fall in the rankings anywhere from 40 to 60 and provide a good back-end to your rotation whether you drafted a couple of

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Over the last several weeks, I have been giving you guys players to look at and consider. Draft times are getting extremely close and so my idea is to give you 4 players to build your team around. There are always going to be variables during an auction and snake

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Fantasy Baseball

For this purpose of this exercise, the average draft position trends reflect overall movement, and are taken from our friends at MockDraftCentral.com. Our ADP data is courtesy of FantasyPros.com. Jason Kipnis | 2B | CLE | ADP: 63 | +2% Mock drafters seem to be toying with the idea of

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I’ve updated the 2013 Fantasy Baseball Relief Pitcher Guide . I have edited the sections on: Grant Balfour Luke Hochevar Aroldis Chapman Chris Perez Ryan Madson Carlos Marmol Frank Herrmann Fernando Rodriguez Craig Breslow You’ll get about 42,000 words on mostly relievers and how they might fit into saves, holds, K/9 and

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballProspects

Aaron Hicks is an outfield prospect for the Minnesota Twins who may have just officially changed his adjective description from prospect to “rookie”.  Going into the 2013 season Hicks was rated the 98th best prospect in baseball by mlb.com, but a strong spring campaign and a weak level of competition

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy BaseballProspects

Jonathan Singleton was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8th round of the 2009 draft out of high school. The big lefty (6’2″ 235 lbs) got to Houston by way of trade when Hunter Pence was sent to Philly. Singleton has been suspended for the first 50 games of

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every year at every draft, by the time the closing rounds arrive, your players list is a shredded mess as you search for those last picks to finish your nearly completed roster.  A lot of owners inevitably throw their hat in the ring for that budding prospect they believe only

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy BaseballFront Office

This is the eighth 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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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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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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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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