Sometimes the best laid plans go awry through no fault of our own. Sometimes, there are poorly laid plans that go awry and we end up benefitting in the process. The Rockies offseason plan was less than optimal for many reasons. This was particularly true on the fielding end of
Opening day is literally around the corner and your draft or auction is probably over, but it always pays to continue doing research. For instance, many of you may be participating in daily fantasy baseball. Looking at average auction values in comparison with projected performance can help you determine which
“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me I can be center field.” — John Fogerty It would be an interesting battle between shortstop and center field as to which is the premier position on the diamond. Suffice it to say, the superior athletes are playing
As we approach the end of the series for ranking hitters it becomes important to reiterate that these rankings are all about what has been and not necessarily what will be in every instance. I’m a big believer in the idea that past is prologue. However, there are occasional instances
Center field is a premium position in baseball. The skills needed to be a good all around center fielder far outweigh the skills needed to be a good left fielder. Most teams hide a weak defender in left field. It often requires less arm strength and less range to play.
Below we’ve got a discussion on some some MLB DFS value plays for the Monday 8-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.
Team Overview I feel bad for the Rockies sometimes. In all sincerity, I recognize the constant struggle that persists with playing baseball in Colorado, and the “Coors Effect” has begun to stretch well beyond just the group of guys that take the field everyday. The front office hasn’t had the
There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources
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 9 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re giving getting in on the ground floor with Mike Foltynewicz, disbelieving the hype on Gregory Polanco, and giving Shawn Tolleson a vote of confidence. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the