We are getting close to the halfway point of the season, and a lot of decisions have to be made on whether it’s time to give up on a player or keep trucking away with him. Let’s look at 5 guys who have struggled so far in 2018 and whether there is hope down the stretch.
These numbers are based on Yahoo ownership percentage, so Fantrax players will likely find these players to be significantly more owned. 1.Marco Gonzalez. 61% owned. Remember when the Cardinals traded Marco Gonzalez for Tyler O’Neill and everyone thought the Mariners got fleeced? Well turns out, that isn’t true. Marco Gonzalez has been a... Continue Reading →
For many fantasy baseball leagues, saves are all that matter. You roster closers and fill out the rest of your lineup with starters. However, baseball is changing. No longer are closers automatically the best guys in their respective bullpens. This is the case with Jordan Hicks. You’ve probably heard of him, (he is the guy that can throw 105 mph). He is the classic case of being the best guy in the bullpen without having the heralded “closer” position. Saves are important of course, but if you don’t roster the best relievers, you are missing out on great ratios.
You hear the term Sophomore slump a lot when it comes to second-year players. Players that perform well in their rookie year get knighted as the next wave of elite hitters. Cody Bellinger was no exception to that rule coming into the 2018 season, after all, he broke the NL record for most home runs... Continue Reading →
Week of May 14th, 2018 | We dive into debating the Prospects on the horizon, how far out, & what impact on 2018 they'll have, before diving into the Hottest Adds this week!
Week of May 7th, 2018 | With Keith & Todd out on assignment, rehabbing on their DL stints, Phil & I breakdown all the DL News that was fit to print, Timetables for Return on longer stints, as well as discuss the Hot/Cold hitters from the week.
For those of you who don’t know, Roberto Osuna of the Toronto Blue Jays got arrested for domestic violence. As the investigation is ongoing, the Blue Jays have put him on administrative leave. So who is the next man up?
No, I am not talking about Ohtani. If he is available in your league right now, do me a favor and find a more competitive league. I am referring to Miles Mikolas, who signed a two year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. He had pitched in the Majors (Padres and Rangers), before moving onto Japan.
Week of April 30th 2018 | Called up from AAA to guest for our rehabbing Todd, Andrew (@FantasyAid1) steps in to fill the void. Covering April HOT Starts, Cold Starts, April Awards, & If you should be close to dropping big named players off to cold starts.
Find your edge. Every fantasy baseball manager needs to find their edge in order to be competitive. Perhaps that edge is watching as much live baseball as possible to scout potential players. Maybe it is reading as many articles as possible to evaluate different expert opinions. Potentially, it is diving into the data itself to... Continue Reading →
EP38 | Week In Review: Strange Studs and Stats Plus Warning Signs | Week of April 23rd 2018 BRIEF SHOW Scheduling conflicts prevented a full meeting of the minds for the Front Office, but please enjoy a brief rundown of the week in baseball! Strange Statistical Studs at bat & on the mound, Regression Candidates,... Continue Reading →
Mar 12, 2016; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop Ozzie Albies (87) loses his helmet while running to third base during the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports If you manage a fantasy baseball team, you know... Continue Reading →