We’ve gone through just about every position with our reboot of the rankings. PECOTA does pretty well with position player projections, but pitching is a more challenging group. There are so many moving parts that are beyond the pitcher’s control. We still have a few free agents left. Making predictions
We have finally come to the end of the starting pitching overview. Of course, if every team employs five starters, there are 150 total pitchers that serve as starters at any one time. So, you could probably rank through 100 and still have some decent pitchers to show for it.
Evaluating pitchers is easily the hardest thing to do in fantasy baseball. So much of what pitchers do is dependent on those around them. As researchers, scouts, and statisticians put their heads together, the more they realize how much fielding impacts pitching and pitchers’ numbers. Throw in the fantasy element
We’ve come to the end of the knocking on the door series. When dealing with a group like starting pitchers, there is always a name or two that gets left out. There are a number of up and coming pitchers and we didn’t have enough room for all of them.
As we talked about yesterday, trade talks are heating up around baseball and it appears the Padres are at the center of it again. On Friday, a rumor emerged that they would deal Melvin Upton Jr. straight up for Ubaldo Jimenez. It came out later that the Orioles were also
In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re celebrating the breakouts of James Paxton and Leonys Martin, and finally being honest about Michael Pineda. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING INTERESTING TO PUT HERE, SO LET’S ALL ADMIRE WILY PERALTA BAT
In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re snagging Michael Fulmer, dumping Dustin Pedroia, and elevating Drew Smyly to his rightful place in the fantasy hierarchy. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter.
Baseball has now seen two players test positive for PED use in the early going this season. Chris Colabello wasn’t a headline grabber in fantasy baseball terms, but Dee Gordon was a starting second baseman in probably every league. With the collective bargaining agreement coming up in December, the testing
The Kansas City Royals and Dayton Moore showed they were not done when they acquired second baseman/left fielder Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics for pitchers Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea. Manaea was rated amongst the top 100 prospects in baseball coming into the season according to Baseball America and