We have reached the moment where we have finally gotten to the best starting pitchers on the market. It shouldn’t be any surprise that most of these guys are clumped on teams that are destined to be there in October. The old adage goes that great pitching beats great hitting.
Evaluating and ranking starting pitchers is difficult at best. Unlike their position player counterparts, pitchers are extremely reliant on the fielders behind him, the hitters for run support, and the bullpen to preserve their leads. Wins haven’t had the stranglehold on the game that they had in the past, but
Now that the season is drawing to a close, it is high time to start looking at the awards races. We want to do this before the playoffs because awards voting takes place before the playoffs begin, but so much of what we think about players depends on what they
We must be nuts to look at fielding on a fantasy site, but fielding has a bigger impact on the fantasy side of the game than we realize. First, it directly impacts the success or failure that pitchers have. Secondly, it can even impact offense in an indirect way. Successful
Evaluating pitchers is easily the hardest thing to do in fantasy baseball. So much of what pitchers do is dependent on those around them. As researchers, scouts, and statisticians put their heads together, the more they realize how much fielding impacts pitching and pitchers’ numbers. Throw in the fantasy element
Offseason Overview Everything looked so rosy when the Indians were up three games to one. Two of the next three games would be at home. They had the mojo working and everything. Sadly, their World Series title drought goes on for at least one more season. Still, they didn’t spend
It’s been the loneliest week of the year for baseball fans. The last real games were played on Sunday, so there is very little to recap over the course of the week. The American League won the all-star game again to give the American League home field advantage in the
Christopher Morais A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire—where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to
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
Below we’ve got a discussion on some some MLB DFS value plays for the Wednesday 11-game slate on FanDuel. These are some names to consider for salary relief without completely punting the position. Our friends at RotoQL have once again been used to help guide your research for today’s games.