Relief pitchers are the bane of everyone’s existence when it comes to fantasy. The save has become the end all be all statistic everyone craves and yet the save has never been less valuable than it has now. Most teams do not even employ their most effective relief pitcher there
I will be the first to admit that grading out relievers is not my forte. Unfortunately, there is a huge disconnect between traditional baseball value and fantasy value. Fantasy value is dependent upon saves (and holds to a lesser extent). Saves and holds are essentially opportunity statistics. They have something
The Detroit Tigers went from first to worst in 2015. Whenever that happens, you can usually blame injuries and a bad bullpen. They certainly had their fair share of both as both Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez went down for stretches last season. However, the bullpen was also a considerable
Now that the all-star game is behind us, the sport changes its focus immediately on the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31st. I could choose to focus on individual players or positions, but I’m choosing to look at likely sellers. For the fantasy baseball player, trades can make a significant
Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 9. Are the Chicago White Sox switching closers? Do the Cubs have a new closer in waiting? Is there any news outside of the Windy City? Follow along to see where we are today.
On draft day, one of the main principles I live by is to not end up with too many injury-prone players on my squads. The thinking behind this is you want to try to minimize risk on draft day as navigating your way through a grueling 162 game schedule is
Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for 2014. Fantasy baseball is in full swing and closers are dropping all over the league. This will probably be the longest column all year. You won’t see the 6,000 words I wrote for the Fantasy Fix Draft Kit here, but a
Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for third base prospect Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez will slot behind Jim Johnson in the Orioles bullpen and give them a boost in being able to shut down the back end of ball games. This is a no brainer for