As we move through the starting pitchers we begin to see some separation. These rankings are based on PECOTA’s 2018 projections. At best, these rankings should be taken in concern with the previous rankings that were based on past performance. When these two rankings are taken in concert then they
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.
The importance of fielding can often be seen in the best and worst teams. Perhaps, it is even more obvious when we look at the disappointing teams. No team disappointed in 2016 as much as the Arizona Diamondbacks. It ended up getting the general manager fired. Two consecutive general managers
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
We get to the end of the rotation rankings and here we see the very best and very worst that baseball has to offer. Of course, these kinds of rankings are all academic when compared with the real thing. Fans love rankings and why not. They pass the time in
Offseason Overview The Diamondbacks offseason has been considerably quieter than last year’s big splash. But they’ve continued to seek pitching improvements in acquiring Taijuan Walker (SP) along with Ketel Marte (SS) from the Mariners, sending Jean Segura (SS), prospect Mitch Haniger (OF) and young pitcher Zac Curtis the other way.
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
The Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off the first blockbuster trade of the offseason when the Mariners sent young starter Taijuan Walker and shortstop Ketel Marte to the Diamondbacks for all-star shortstop Jean Segura and two younger players. The deal was the first significant move for new Dbacks general
2015 QUICK OVERVIEW The Mariners finished 76-86 on the 2015 season. A number of pundits had them picked as the front runner to win the 2015 AL West championship after signing slugger Nelson Cruz to join Robinson Cano in the everyday lineup. Unfortunately, the supporting cast let those guys down and
Once again, I’ll be looking at one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to consider trading (or “selling high”) or trading for ( or “buying low” as some continue to refer to it) on the trade market for fantasy baseball in 2015. Each and every baseball site you