The decision of whether to divide outfielders into separate positions or consider them altogether is always tough. I play in leagues under both sets of the rules. The decision to separate them usually comes down to the fact that it is always easier to go from specific to general than
One of the harder things to navigate every year is the decision on when to cut a guy loose. Every year, there is at least one guy at each position that gets off to a horrible start. Sometimes, they right the ship. Sometimes they don’t. Here is a look at
Fantasy leagues are won and lost in the last half of drafts and on the waiver wire. Picking players at the second half of each position is an inexact science dependent more on the philosophy of the fantasy player than on how good or bad the player is. Some fantasy
As we go through the final week of the regular season, so the total points standings can look a lot more like the MVP standings at some positions. Center field is one of the deeper positions on the diamond in terms of fantasy production. Unlike the basic 5×5 leagues, total
“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me I can be center field.” — John Fogerty It would be an interesting battle between shortstop and center field as to which is the premier position on the diamond. Suffice it to say, the superior athletes are playing
As we approach the end of the series for ranking hitters it becomes important to reiterate that these rankings are all about what has been and not necessarily what will be in every instance. I’m a big believer in the idea that past is prologue. However, there are occasional instances
Center field is a premium position in baseball. The skills needed to be a good all around center fielder far outweigh the skills needed to be a good left fielder. Most teams hide a weak defender in left field. It often requires less arm strength and less range to play.
One of the struggles of writing for a national audience is avoiding obvious bias. However, sometimes the fan part of me wins out. The Houston Astros are the second hottest team in baseball right now. Unfortunately for them, the hottest team also plays in their division. They have now have
IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… Corey Kluber pitched a complete game and carried a no-hitter through seven and a third innings to defeat the Twins 8-1 on Sunday. Kluber only needed 100 pitchers to pitch the full nine innings as he struck out ten batters and only walked one.