Author Archives: Neil R

FREE AGENT PITCHERS WHO MAY BE BARGAINS & FLOPS & PLAYERS WHOSE DEFENSE SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTED THEIR WAR IN 2018

Which free agent pitchers are bargains and which are likely to be busts? I decided to analyze the list. BARGAINS 1. LANCE LYNN Lynn’s fastball velocity improved from 92.6 in 2017 to 94.0 in 2018. His Swing% improves from 44.4% in 2017 to 46.3% in 2018. His K/9 rate improved from 7.4 in 2017 to 9.2 in 2018. He also

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PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT & ROBINSON CANO TRADE IDEAS

The Seattle Mariners are actively shopping Robinson Cano and the Arizona Diamondbacks are actively shopping Paul Goldschmidt. I decided to look at possible destinations. Photo courtesy for NBCsports.com. 1. SEATTLE TRADES CANO TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR OF JACOBY ELLSBURY This trade has already been considered but didn’t happen because the Bronx Bombers wanted “significant cash” as part of

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TIME TO UPDATE ROTISSERIE FANTASY BASEBALL

Rotisserie despite not being the best way to play fantasy, is still being played. Major websites such as Yahoo! and ESPN use a standard 10 categorie version. There are 5 pitching categories and 5 hitting categories. The pitching categories are wins, strikeouts, ERA, saves and WHIP. The hitting categories are home runs, RBI, stolen bases, AVG and runs. I’m not

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