Posts Tagged

Albert Pujols

Fantasy Baseball

It can be difficult to go back to a standard five category league after experiencing total points. There are so many things that those basic formats don’t encompass. Even adding walks (our sixth category) doesn’t quite tell the whole story. So, when you see these players ranked you have to

Read More
Fantasy Baseball

Total points is taking over the fantasy baseball community and for those of us seamheads, it is isn’t a moment too soon. When you add points for all positive events and deduct for negative events you encompass more of the player and you cease to be a slave to single

Read More
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

In the late aughts there was a commercial celebrating the players that made baseball great. They talked about remembering the time I saw this pitcher do this and this fielder do that and it concluded with, “I remember the time I saw Albert Pujols do everything.” So, when we use

Read More
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Live drafts and auctions have few things in common, but the main thing they have in common is that the winning players are able to find undervalued players and avoid overvalued players. So, we are taking one last look at the pre-auction values for players at every position to determine

Read More
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

Everyone loves rankings this time of year. Valentines Day is the unofficial beginning of draft season for fantasy baseball. There are mock drafts galore on most of the major sites and preseason magazines are coming out with their picks. Baseball Prospectus’s PECOTA projections are about the most accurate in the

Read More
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Angels are the new White Sox. They’ve changed management off the field, but they’ve kept the same philosophy in general. The idea is that they are always one or two players away from being competitive. That certainly makes sense with Mike Trout and Albert Pujols in tow,

Read More
2016 Fantasy Baseball2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue with our first base series we have to address one of the problems with evaluating first base in general. First base happens to have the most designated hitters assigned to it and we will see an example right off the top of the bat. Some platforms relegate

Read More
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The fantasy draft is the single most important event in fantasy sports. The trajectory of your team is set on that day and there is no getting around that. However, that doesn’t mean that leagues are won or lost on draft day. As we have passed the non-waiver deadline and

Read More
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

About five years ago there was an ad that MLB was running about the great players in the game. The general idea was, “remember the time when you saw Player A do this?” The commercial continued until it reached its epic conclusion, “do you remember the time when you saw

Read More
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Baseball has now seen two players test positive for PED use in the early going this season. Chris Colabello wasn’t a headline grabber in fantasy baseball terms, but Dee Gordon was a starting second baseman in probably every league. With the collective bargaining agreement coming up in December, the testing

Read More