We have reached the moment where we have finally gotten to the best starting pitchers on the market. It shouldn’t be any surprise that most of these guys are clumped on teams that are destined to be there in October. The old adage goes that great pitching beats great hitting.
Evaluating and ranking starting pitchers is difficult at best. Unlike their position player counterparts, pitchers are extremely reliant on the fielders behind him, the hitters for run support, and the bullpen to preserve their leads. Wins haven’t had the stranglehold on the game that they had in the past, but
As we reach the end of the season it becomes the perfect time to evaluate the awards. Every playoff season produces heroes and goats and those performances often color our perception of who should be the regular season MVP and Cy Young award winner. Pitchers in particular play a huge
Welcome to the 97th episode of the Double Dong Daily Fantasy Baseball Podcast hosted by Ryan Noonan and Broc Miller presented by TheFantasyFix.com! Ryan and Broc typically bring the goods three times per week here at TheFantasyFix.com (as well as iTunes and Stitcher) for the daily breakdown of the MLB slates for daily fantasy baseball.
We’ve reached the end of the line on the fielding chronicles for another season. I often enjoy this series because it helps explain teams like the Nationals. They are a very good team and yet over time they have underachieved. You look at their starting pitching and their hitting talent
We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely
Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on
Pitching in the National League normally looks a little better than it does in the American League. Replacing the pitcher with someone like David Ortiz will tend to do that league wide. That being said, the candidates in the National League are noticeably better than in the American League. The
Christopher Morais A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire—where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to
Joe Ross has probably thrown under the radar his entire life. Younger brother to Tyson and now in a rotation with Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer, Ross has wrongfully received less praise than he deserves. I wrote a little about Ross last year late in the season as he was