The trade dealine was more active than any in recent memory. If you could the period going back to June, this could be the most active trade market ever. Of course, the trading season isn’t done, but people love Monday morning quarterbacking. This edition is a little different than most.
Baseball Prospectus’s PECOTA projections always come at a time of year where it is a good idea to reboot the rankings. The first round of rankings are based largely on past performance in the various formats. Past performance can be valuable, but sometimes it is inappropriate for the future. So,
The Winter Meetings have come and gone and people always get excited over the big time moves that teams make. As exciting as it is to see the Giancarlo Stanton’s change teams, most teams would not go without the glue guys that just produce average to above average numbers. The
Total points have a way of stripping all pretense aside and giving you a reflection of who the player really is. This can be seen clearly when looking at the pivot. Some players come with a tremendous amount of hype because of their power numbers or their speed numbers. Fantasy
As we move into September we move along with the total point series. Second base is a surprisingly deep position. It may not have the upper echelon talent that first base has, but they are certainly deep enough. Unlike standard head to head leagues, the total points revolution is taking
Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an
Every position on the diamond is different. When one delves into numbers you can go as shallow or as deep as you want. Finding the median is one thing, but you should always consider the distance from the median when making your picks. Putting together a fantasy team can be
Now, we continue with the second half of the rankings for second basemen. We are ranking the second basemen in five and six category leagues over the course of three and five year averages for those categories. You will see the player’s rank under each format and composite numbers for
It seems like yesterday when we were doing our first fantasy baseball final of the 2016 season. Today marks the last one of the season. There were so many great stories we followed as the season went on that it seems unfair to try to pick one to close with.
In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re peaking with Danny Espinosa, interrogating Eugenio Suarez, and doubling down on Willson Contreras. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. 3 TO CATCH Players to be picked up; available in most standard leagues Embed from Getty Images Danny