The starting pitcher market has been going through some adjustments over the past several seasons. Offense is becoming less and less prominent which means more and more starting pitchers are putting up solid numbers. The NL Central is the fifth division we have profiled in the past week and we
The last group of starters in the National League is the kind you only use in National League only leagues. After all, when we do the math on the first two tiers, we find more than 40 guys in the first two tiers. That includes pitchers with more than 100
There are probably close to 100 starting pitchers that will be used by fantasy players this year and some will emerge as fantasy stars (at least for the 2014 season), but we will be stopping our focus on the top 40 guys. One thing to keep in mind about the
It’s the Week 19 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re stashing Xander Bogaerts, exchanging Jose Veras for Danny Farquhar, and giving Ernesto Frieri some rope.
Monday is a new day for me to play as Andrew normally covers this day for us. It’s an interesting day as the schedule normally turns over and new series begin. The Astros and White Sox are closing out a wrap around series, but otherwise we have a new slate
Let’s start with a list. Here are the guys with the biggest positive differences between their ERA and xFIP. After the list we’ll examine who has the best chance to take their ERA from (about) 5.00 or more to under 4.00. Name ERA xFIP ERA-xFIP Edwin Jackson 5.76 3.58 2.18
Lately I’ve been talking a lot about a recent study by Baseball Prospectus’ Russell Carleton in which he establishes the point at which certain statistics stabilize. I’ve been using it to look at the statistics that have passed their stabilization point already this season to identify some guys who have
Welcome in again to 3×3, where this week, we’re giving Adam LaRoche more time, embracing the new Roberto Hernandez, and raising Matt Holliday’s threat level to orange. If you’re wrestling with an issue about any of these players, or any players, for that matter, let’s chat it up in the