Offseason Overview The Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have provided a blueprint. The goal is not to relentlessly suck per se. In reality, the goal is just not to try to overtly win. It is said that a team of replacement level players will win somewhere in the neighborhood of
The Chicago Cubs have promoted highly touted catching prospect Willson Contreras to the big league club, according to reports. He’s expected to join the team late Friday. In a corresponding move, the Cubs will designate veteran catcher Tim Federowicz for assignment. In just 13 games this season, Federowicz slashed .192/.222/.269
In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re discovering a new David Wright, correctly regressing Corey Dickerson, and getting honest about Eric Hosmer’s power. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter.
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
If you read only one thing….. Don’t look now, but the Houston Astros have won eight consecutive games and ten out of eleven to take a commanding lead in the AL West. This coming from a team that hasn’t won more than 70 games since 2010 and haven’t been above