The 2016 Texas Rangers were a statistical anomaly. Their Pythagorean record came in at a paltry 82-80, but they finished at 95-67. That is plus 13 wins for the math impaired. They were plus five games the season before. This is where your perspective dictates how we move forward. Positive
“Cause I’m here in right field just watching the dandelions grow.” — Peter, Paul, and Mary I spent many a game in right field in my youth. I could postulate that it was about my strong throwing arm, but it was really about the same thing as the song above.
Offseason Overview Of all the teams we have overviewed to this point, this team seems unfinished. They are on the hunt for more pitching and the reunion with Mike Napoli seems more obvious than any in the sport. Yet, here we are doing the dance waiting for eyes to lock.
I would like to begin our coverage of right fielders by thanking everyone that has been loyal to our site over the past year. As we wind down 2016, it becomes important to thank those that make all this possible. Eyeballs are what moves the needle and we would like
If I have a player listed above another player in the same tier it doesn’t necessarily 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
To avoid small-sample-size theatre I’m looking at Yahoo!’s transaction page to see which players have been added and dropped and how they can impact your fantasy teams. Texas called up its No. 1 prospect, 20-year-old Nomar Mazara, to fill in for the injured Shin-Soo Choo, who suffered a calf injury
The great folks at Fantasy Pros gather many fantasy analysts’ rankings and put them together to make a nice little cheat sheet for us to use. This helps eliminate crazy default rankings at one of the main fantasy sites and gives you a little clearer picture of where players are
For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. Most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power, and
Fantasy baseball fans look forward to the preseason rankings as much as any fantasy player in any sport. There is a whole cottage industry surrounding ranking players for fantasy sports and there is as much science involved as Astrology. So, a second cottage industry has emerged and that is the
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