2015 Quick Overview The Texas Rangers surprised everyone when they went from last place in 2014 to edge the Houston Astros by two games in the 2015 standings. Despite a seemingly mediocre 88-74 record, the Rangers came within one game of advancing to the ALCS. They took a two games
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
There have been so many high-profile prospects called up to the Majors recently let’s take stock of where they stand amongst each other. 1. Joc Pederson – You could place the second guy on this list here and I don’t think anyone would quibble with it, but Pederson has outproduced
In the Week 12 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re admiring Preston Tucker, doubting Robbie Ray, and adjusting to the new Cameron Maybin. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them.
In the last edition, a reader wrote in and asked about Buster Posey’s ranking among first basemen. As it turns out, a number of players are eligible at multiple positions. Choosing which position to list them at can be a tricky proposition. Most of the time they are listed where
Welcome back, ladies and gents. Name Team PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG Jose Abreu White Sox 189 29 15 42 0.260 0.312 0.595 George Springer Astros 155 20 8 25 1 0.268 0.348 0.500 Yangervis Solarte Yankees 186 21 5 25 0.292 0.368 0.447 Josmil Pinto Twins
There isn’t anything that resembles a theme or common thread between players found in this week’s Free Agent Fixes. There are, however, a couple of right-handed starters highlighted that can help teams in various leagues. They’re joined by a patient first baseman I’ve discussed in this column before, a young