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 week. Most pitchers see the mound once a week, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to look for pitchers
View image | gettyimages.com Even though the Detroit Tigers traded away one good, young starter in Rick Porcello this offseason, it seems they landed another solid youngster in Shane Greene, who came over from New York in the three-team Didi Gregorius trade.
View image | gettyimages.com You’d be forgiven if you saw Wade Miley in the title and skipped right over this post. In 638.2 career innings over four seasons he’s the owner of a career 3.79 ERA and 7.03 K/9. He’s played in anonymity in Arizona since 2011, and he had
There is nothing quite like the Winter Meetings in baseball. Sure, the NFL has the market cornered on amateur draft hype and the NBA has an advantage when it comes to a focus on free agency, but baseball does it right with the Winter Meetings. You get a little bit
Evaluating pitchers is much harder than evaluating position players. In many ways, the four main fantasy categories are completely inadequate in truly pinpointing quality in pitching. Sure, ERA and strikeouts are pretty good. WHIP is a little more elusive because of the fielding element. I think we would all agree
A funny thing happened on the way to looking at the AL Central pitching market. When you have hard and fast rules at who belongs in what tier, you sometimes find some tiers underrepresented. As it turned out, only one pitcher qualified as a tier one starter in the AL
It has been 15 or so years since I paid attention to the sports wrestling entertainment industry. But thanks to the Twitter Universe, I learned that the Undertaker’s streak at Wrestlemania has ended. It spanned 20-plus years and saw him rack up 21 victories. Granted, we are talking about orchestrated
Rick Porcello has been much more valuable to the Detroit Tigers in his five MLB seasons than he’s been to your fantasy squad. He’s compiled 12.2 WAR in his five years as a Major League starter, including back-to-back three-win seasons in 2012 and ’13, without posting an ERA below 3.96.
The finish line is in sight for the Week 25 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re giving up on R.A. Dickey and Lance Lynn, finding Will Middlebrooks’ silver lining, and grabbing Colby Rasmus by his luxurious tangled mane.
At this point in the season, each team has about 11 more trips through their starting rotation. I thought it would be helpful to see which rotations face the easiest and toughest competition over the final two months. With that information, we can identify some guys to add off the