Christopher Morais Welcome to The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. Nine games were scheduled for this
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 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 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 We come to the end of our VORP soon (RF will be the last edition) with a slight variation of our organizational structure. Many of you have had your fantasy drafts already, but for those that haven’t it isn’t enough to simply rank the players at
View image | gettyimages.com Center field is obviously the glamour position in the outfield. Unfortunately, fantasy baseball players might not see it the same way. Production has been fairly limited outside of the top few guys in recent seasons. Center field is probably as good an example as any as
As it turns out, there is no position as volatile as center field. A part of that volatility comes in the form of picking which outfield position in which to put some players. Nine times out of ten it’s easy. Most players play one position and stay there. However, that doesn’t happen
We’ve gotten ourselves pretty deep into these sneak peeks and some people are probably coming in fresh. As they say in the radio business, you have to reset your conversation every fifteen to twenty minutes because the audience often changes. It’s hard to say how often we should do this
September brings the Week 23 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re settling for Starlin Castro, giving up on Derek Jeter, and grabbing a couple of Kansas City speedsters.
The calendar is rapidly approaching the point where most people will stop looking back at 2012 and will start focusing entirely on what is going on in 2013. Some experts look at the six week mark as the key time to start taking stock in what is going on now.