Fantasy baseball and real baseball often don’t intersect. One of the areas where they don’t intersect is in the area of fielding. The Angels made a deal in the winter of 2015 that shifted their fortunes a ton on the field. Occasionally, a transcendent fielder comes along that changes the
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,
We reach the end of the line for the AL lineup grades. Grading out lineups in January is often challenging because it is a lot like nailing jello on the wall. There aren’t a lot of major changes that happen at this point in the offseason, but the competitive balance
The biggest story in baseball this week is clearly the Cleveland Indians. They tied their own franchise record for the most consecutive victories with 13. They are not only leading the AL Central, they are running away with it. They are now six games ahead of the Kansas City Royals
View image | gettyimages.com The fantasy baseball world has been Mike Trout’s world for the past three plus seasons. Is someone else prepared to take center stage from Trout at his own position? Naturally, real offensive value may not be the ultimate judge of that particular question. However, it can
In the Week 12 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re admiring Preston Tucker, doubting Robbie Ray, and adjusting to the new Cameron Maybin. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them.
View image | gettyimages.com Why should I read this article? If you’ve been following the series, you’ll know the answer to this question. For those just joining us, you will not see any better example of the impact of fielding on playing time than center field. As we saw in
View image | gettyimages.com While he looked like somewhat of a throw in from the Craig Kimbrel trade that took place the day before the season started, the Braves knew they had some potential in centerfield in Cameron Maybin and he has shown that potential over his first 100 plate
View image | gettyimages.com Center field is the premier position in baseball history. There are a few notable exceptions, but when you look at the best of the best they are usually center fielders. Willie Mays, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ty Cobb are obviously sure fire Hall of Famers.
View image | gettyimages.com The beginning of April is an exciting time for baseball fans as it is. When you add in the spectre of a blockbuster trade (hours before the first game of the season) you get some real excitement. The San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves pulled off