Continuing on from justifying and reasoning my Rest of Season rankings, we’re going to look at the pitchers who have risen most since preseason. Although I do break the rule once here, I’ve not included relief pitchers as it’s pretty obvious why they go up; saves opportunities. But starters aren’t
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
As we reach the end of the season it becomes the perfect time to evaluate the awards. Every playoff season produces heroes and goats and those performances often color our perception of who should be the regular season MVP and Cy Young award winner. Pitchers in particular play a huge
The all-star break is always a good time to take stock of where everything has gone. Usually there is some drama as to where the awards go and there has been drama this season, but it may not translate into the awards themselves. This season has seen some players come
Welcome to the 95th episode of the Double Dong Daily Fantasy Baseball Podcast hosted by Ryan Noonan and Broc Miller presented by TheFantasyFix.com! Ryan and Broc typically bring the goods three times per week here at TheFantasyFix.com (as well as iTunes and Stitcher) for the daily breakdown of the MLB slates for daily fantasy baseball.
We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely
OFFSEASON OVERVIEW The Los Angeles Dodgers have had a pretty busy offseason thus far; but, when you’re coming off of four consecutive 90-plus-win seasons and four straight division titles, your offseason probably consists of a lot of housekeeping tasks. President of Baseball Ops, Andrew Friedman, and his front office team
Ranking pitchers is easily the most difficult position to rank on the diamond. A large part of the problem is that so much of a pitcher’s performance is dependent on his teammates. Wins alone are the most misleading statistic in all of baseball. So, this is one of those areas
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