↑ DeAndre Jordan, C – Los Angeles Clippers L.A.’s “other” team is finally starting to develop some young, noteworthy talent that may move them from the back pages. One of the players in this youth movement is DeAndre Jordan (not to be confused with His Airness). With only one
For Hedo to go home he’d probably would have to get a plane ticket back to Turkey or at least his first N.B.A. home of Sacramento. Let’s just keep things simple and call Orlando Hedo’s home, because the Magic appear to be the team that he’s most comfortable with. Hedo
If you want to see what makes baseball scouts drool, look no further than Gerrit Cole, the No. 1-ranked prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization. Cole, 22, was the No. 1 pick in the 2011 Amateur Draft out of UCLA. He’s listed at 6’4″ and 220 pounds. Cole only pitched
In one of my previous articles, I mentioned Diamond Dollars by Vince Gennaro. One of the concepts he is famous for advancing is the idea of the “platoon advantage.” Like Moneyball before it, Diamond Dollars is a study (in part) on how a team can best use its financial resources.
Over the last week, we released teasers of our staff consensus rankings with the hopes that you will break the bank and purchase our 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit to see the full versions, and more importantly, show us your support.Thanks in advance.Here are our relief pitchers ranked 16-20: 16.
This is the second installment of our projection series. We will be posting a series of articles in which we project the roto stats for all players who could be useful in mixed leagues. The projections and “Roto Ratings” for each player are available to those who subscribe to our
Just a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking part in a slow mock draft with my colleagues over at RotoGraphs — the fantasy baseball sector of FanGraphs. This was a 12-team standard, 5×5 rotisserie format. Although I will only be commenting on my own team, you can
Is Cody Buckel a top of the rotation pitcher? Or is he destined to be back of the rotation fodder. Read along as we walk through Buckel’s resume. I scouted Buckel last year and a short report is also included. Profile Cody Buckel was drafted in the 2nd round of
Joel Hanrahan really improved his stock heading into 2012 by putting together a really fine season in 2011. In 2011 he focused on ground balls as he raised his ground ball rate by 10.4% over his 2010 mark of 42%. He sacrificed strikeouts in 2011 for those gains, but he
I actually had to settle an internal debate with myself as to how to handle outfielders. Some leagues go with generic outfielders while others break them down by position. I chose the later. Mind you, when classifying these guys it was not an exact science. What I tried to do
Weekdays before regular games begin, especially ones without any preseason action, typically brings a lackluster day of news in the NFL, but times are not entirely dull. The Maurice Jones-Drew saga continues on and only gets uglier. After this weekend it appeared that both Jones-Drew and the Jaguars may be
Matt Ryan (credits below) The Stock Exchange can be a tricky situation if you don’t know what you are doing and so can fantasy football. Much like Wall Street where stocks can bought and sold out of frustrations the players in your fantasy league are waiting for you to lose
Brett Talley (@TheRealTAL) is joined by the bartender, Kenneth Griggs, from dexterslibrary.com (@dexters_library). Brett takes another trip thru the positions with Ken. Ken suggests some really deep sleepers at QB and RB, we find out how Ken feels about Bush, and the guys discuss which WRs they like from some
Hitters To Start Luis Cruz |Los Angeles Dodgers| (26.8%) – Now that the second-coming of Murderer’s Row is complete Luis Cruz looks to gain on the spillover from the deadly hitters around him. Then again, this is not to discount the work that Cruz has done himself. Over the last