We’ve gone through just about every position with our reboot of the rankings. PECOTA does pretty well with position player projections, but pitching is a more challenging group. There are so many moving parts that are beyond the pitcher’s control. We still have a few free agents left. Making predictions
Continuing through the starting pitcher universe becomes increasingly tricky. We use five-year averages to get as much data as we can, but sometimes that hamstrings us. Some pitchers suddenly emerge and some suddenly regress. So, the rankings represents our best guessing game when we match up their total point data,
Evaluating pitchers is the hardest part of fantasy baseball because of what I like to call the three P’s. The three P’s in this case are performance, predictability, and portibility. In terms of performance we have what we would call performance data and what we would call process data. For
The Boston Red Sox continued their roster tinkering when they traded their fourth rated prospect Anderson Espinosa for lefty Drew Pomeranz. The deal marks for the fourth trade the Red Sox have made in the last two weeks. They’ve also acquired Aaron Hill and Michael Martinez to bolster their infield
In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re appreciating Byung-ho Park, cutting J.J. Hoover, and believing in Yasmany Tomas. Let’s get into it. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. CLOSING TIME IN COLORADO
This is a stressful time of year for fantasy baseball players. You’ve either just held your draft or you are about to hold your draft. The first few days of the baseball season are exciting. There are a marathon of games on ESPN and MLB.tv and everything seems so new.
The New York Mets made a pair of trades yesterday to add to their bench and bullpen depth. When you take the trades individually, they really don’t amount to much, but when you add the trades together you have to consider them to be contenders. First, they acquired Juan Uribe
In the Week 2 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re grabbing Drew Pomeranz, preaching patience for Clay Buchholz, and selling high on Adrian Gonzalez. 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