Tag Archives: Fantasy Baseball

FANTASY BASEBALL: FINDING VALUE

I propose a new system of finding value. Predictions can be different (though lately I prefer ATC) but while it’s impossible to predict exact player performance, we can predict their “rough numbers”. How do we know whether the player is worth his price however? I primarily deal with auctions and decided on the tier system based on standard Rotisserie leagues.

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CLOSERS

The trade deadline is fast approaching and it’s about time to see if you need to trade or pick up some closers to not left depleted after. ADD 1. David Robertson, PHI He’s in a good spot to be come a closer again. 2. Reyes Moronta, SFG He’s likely the closer if San Francisco sell as expected. 3. Mark Melancon,

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7 COMMON IN-SEASON FANTASY BASEBALL MISTAKES THAT RUIN YOUR SEASON AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

1. OVERREACTING TO SHORT SAMPLE SIZES Is a typically good hitter going through a slump? Is an average hitter suddenly turning into Babe Ruth? One of the most common mistakes is overreacting to short sample sizes. An owner sees a player doing better than expected and gives up too much in a trade to get him, later when that player

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TOP 25 IMPROVEMENT & TOP 12 REGRESSION CANDIDATES

Let’s take a look at some hitters who will likely improve on their poor performances and those whose good performances are likely to decline. I’m going to specifically look at BABIP to make my selections (the players are not in any particular order). IMPROVEMENT CANDIDATES 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B Los Angeles Angels (.207 BABIP) 2. Khris Davis, DH Oakland Athletics

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5 BOLD PREDICTIONS FOR THIS SEASON

What’s going to happen this season? Every season there are surprises: unexpected breakouts, sudden declines, contenders having terrible seasons, supposedly bad teams making the playoffs…. If I can brag a little, I made some good predictions in the past: I predicted the Chicago White Sox winning their division in 2005 when they were overlooked by the experts; Didi Gregorius’s power

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