In the Week 24 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re reconsidering Michael Conforto, dismissing Hector Olivera, and signaling for A.J. Burnett. 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. Here, we’ll
Christopher Morais Welcome to the The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. IF YOU ONLY READ ONE
The senior circuit certainly had their fair share of disappointments on the hill. In most cases, we are talking about pitchers that got hurt and underperformed because of that. Injuries happen, but when players build a track record of good health and performance then it is easy to be disappointed.
As our midseason profile of starting pitching comes to a close, it is instructive to take a look at where we have been in addition to looking at the pitchers from the National League East. The big picture and little picture are equally important in fantasy baseball. The long and
After looking at all three tiers of the NL only starters, we have discovered that pitchers themselves have very little control over what happens once the hitter makes contact with the ball. Strikeout rates were far and away the best predictor of pitcher success between the three tiers. Of course,
The Boston Red Sox are a fascinating organization. They have the financial wherewithal to play with the big boys and when you look at their overall payroll it certainly looks like they try. Yet, they have experienced more success when they go the other way. In fact, their most successful
We all know there is a strong correlation between swinging strike rate (SwStr%) and strikeout rate (K%). But how strong is it? And how can we take that correlation and determine which players are most likely to see a rise or fall in strikeout rate going forward based on their
Yup, I’m back for another run of the daily fix. Unlike Wednesdays, Thursdays always present a special challenge in the daily fix, but that can be to your advantage if you plan ahead. Mondays and Thursdays are typically off days in the MLB schedule. Most teams will have one or