The second wild card has thrown a monkey wrench into the whole trade deadline process. It’s even caused some people to propose pushing the non-waiver deadline back into August. The problem is that too many teams think they are still in the hunt when the deadline comes this Thursday. The
We continue the yo-yoing through positions when we move to second base. We saw how different first base was from catcher and now we move to the other extreme with second basemen. For those that haven’t checked out this series before today, we are chiefly concerned with a statistic called
A wise man once said that you should always go with the devil you know over the devil you don’t know. Apparently, the early drafters in fantasy baseball don’t agree at the second base position. We can see two players that have virtually no experience at the big league level
Shortstop is, to put it lightly, extremely lacking heading into 2014 – at least from a fantasy standpoint. Nearly everyone in my top 10 has legitimate question marks regarding either their production or health. The first three have injury concerns. There rest of the top 10 is littered with young
The pivot might be the most underappreciated position on the diamond. Somehow, more is expected of second basemen offensively than at shortstop, but the fielding component is often as important. Difficulty is a relative term and most people would agree that short is a more difficult position to play. However,
There is no dirtier word in sports than potential. Paul Bear Bryant once said that “potential means they ain’t done nothing yet.” That may well be true, but a fantasy baseball player ignores potential at their own peril. Admittedly, a part of potential means looking back beyond the last season,
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.
As we talked about before with first basemen, there are two primary strategies when it comes to fantasy baseball. You can take the best overall player regardless of position or you can take players based on how they compare to the others at their position. Let’s take second base as