“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
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.
There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources
Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we have everything you need to know to help you win your league. It was all Yanks Thursday afternoon as the team improved to 53-41 on
Center field is the premier position in the game, but for fantasy baseball players, we’ve noticed that right field is a little more advanced in terms of offensive production. That being said there are few disappointments on the center field side. Mike Trout and Andrew McCutchen are the cream of
View image | gettyimages.com Why should I read this article? If you’ve been following the series, you’ll know the answer to this question. For those just joining us, you will not see any better example of the impact of fielding on playing time than center field. As we saw in
View image | gettyimages.com Center field is the premier position in baseball history. There are a few notable exceptions, but when you look at the best of the best they are usually center fielders. Willie Mays, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Ty Cobb are obviously sure fire Hall of Famers.
View image | gettyimages.com We come to the end of our VORP soon (RF will be the last edition) with a slight variation of our organizational structure. Many of you have had your fantasy drafts already, but for those that haven’t it isn’t enough to simply rank the players at
View image | gettyimages.com OFFSEASON OVERVIEW If you get off the 4 train outside of Yankee Stadium and listen closely, you may actually hear a pin drop. The Yankees had one of the quietest offseasons in years, adding a left handed bullpen arm in Andrew Miller, trading for Nathan Eovaldi and
View image | gettyimages.com Center field is obviously the glamour position in the outfield. Unfortunately, fantasy baseball players might not see it the same way. Production has been fairly limited outside of the top few guys in recent seasons. Center field is probably as good an example as any as