Fans and teams alike are learning more and more about fielding every year. Teams use fielding numbers to decide who to play and to decide what types of pitchers to add to their team. Fantasy fans use fielding numbers also to determine which pitchers to add to their fantasy rosters.
“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.
Just because I have a player listed above another player in the same tier doesn’t mean I rank that player higher than the player below him. The reason for using tiers is because the wide variety of leagues (roto, categories, points) and sizes. The tiers give you a better idea
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
As we saw in our last edition, the fantasy baseball regular seaaon is coming to a close for most players, so it is actually a good time to take a look at MVP races. At the time of this writing, there are only four weeks of baseball left, so most
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. The Minnesota Twins are an anomaly this season. According to Fangraphs, the club
Walk off wins are en vogue. I’m not quite sure who first coined the phrase walk off win, but there is no more exciting moment in baseball. Chicago Cubs rookie Kris Byrant had the pentultimate walk off moment with the walk off home run early in the afternoon. The rookie
View image | gettyimages.com The fantasy baseball world has been Mike Trout’s world for the past three plus seasons. Is someone else prepared to take center stage from Trout at his own position? Naturally, real offensive value may not be the ultimate judge of that particular question. However, it can