Anthony A. Perri

Anthony A. Perri is the founder and the resident "Stats Nerd" here at Fantistics. Anthony is the designer of the Fantistics Projections, Grading, & the VAM drafting strategy models. His fantasy expertise has been published in several national publications, and can be heard on their nationally broadcast SiriusXM (ch87) Fantistics Sports Radio Show. Anthony has an MBA and worked as a quantitative analyst within the investment industry from 1986-1999. Transplanted from New York (still a Mets and Giants Fan), he currently lives in Arizona with his wife Mary , daughter Hannah, and son Adam. Having won a "trophy room" of Fantasy Sports Championships over the last 25 years, he hopes to continue to lead you in the same direction.

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    Helping you Win your Fantasy League

    Below is a Sample of our Season Management Tools: Daily Injury & Player Status Insider Reports - stay caught up with top notch Sabermetric analysis. Best of all it's delivered via email and covers over 80 players on a daily....

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    Pitcher Splits: Changeup Drops

    "Hitting is timing and Pitching is upsetting timing." - Warren Spahn This analysis is about deception. When we talk about splits between between a pitchers fastball and changeup, it's not about the speed of the fastball, it about the...

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    Pitcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2019 - Part 1

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric Indicators that shape our player projections in our 2019 Draft Advisory Program. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2019 Pitcher projections: Bauer, Trevor Bauer had...

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    Advanced Scoring Weights for Fantasy Baseball 2019

    Hi Folks Hi Folks, below is our annual review on the correlation/ predictability for the statistical categories that many of us use in our rotisserie leagues.   If you play in a Rotisserie league, our software is designed to...

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    2019 Fantasy Baseball Sabermetric Notes: Shortstops

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2019 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2019 Shortstop projections: Baez, Javier Baez kicked...

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    2019 HR/FB Rates: More than just Batted Ball Speed

    2019 HR/FB Rate: More than just Batted Ball Speed New baseball data continues to emerge yearly, continually granting us insight into a player's core skill/ability.  Indicators such as HR/FB rates are thankfully no longer looked at as blanket averages. As we have...

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    Welcome to the 2019 Fantasy Baseball Season!

    Hi Folks, Welcome to the start of our 2019 Fantasy Baseball Season! As I have written in the past, the art of MLB player projections continues to evolve. With the advances in data collection, there are new indicators introduced...

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    2018 3rd Baseman Sabermetric Projection Notes

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric Indicators that shape our player projections in our 2018 Draft Advisory Program. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 3rd Baseman projections: Bryant, Kris Bryant...

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    Advanced Scoring Weights for Fantasy Baseball 2018

    Hi Folks, below is our annual review (2018) on the correlation/predictability for the statistical categories that many of us use in our rotisserie leagues.    Over the next few weeks, many  of us are about to draft the fantasy teams...

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    Pitcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2018 - Part 2

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric Indicators that shape our player projections in our 2018 Draft Advisory Program. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 Pitcher projections: Davies, Zach Zach is...

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    2018 Fantasy Baseball Sabermetric Notes: Shortstops

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2018 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 Shortstop projections: Anderson, Tim Anderson's...

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    2018 Fantasy Baseball Sabermetric Notes: 1st Basemen

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2018 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 1st Basemen projections: Abreu, Jose Abreu...

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    Fantasy Baseball ADP Movement March 3rd

    Average Draft Position (ADP). ADP represents an accumulation of drafts throughout the fantasy baseball community. Within our Draft Advisory Program, the average draft slot where the MLB players are selected will then be converted to your specific league setting. Thus...

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    Outfielder Sabermetric Projection Notes 2018 - Part 1

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric Indicators that shape our player projections in our 2018 Draft Advisory Program. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 Outfielder projections: OF Brinson, Lewis All...

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    Pitcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2018 - Part 1

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric Indicators that shape our player projections in our 2018 Draft Advisory Program. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2018 Pitcher projections: P Anderson, Chase BABIP...

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    2017 Sabermetric Notes: Second Basemen

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2017 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2017 2nd Basemen projections: Kipnis, Jason As...

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    Pitcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2017 - Part 2

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2017 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2017 Pitcher projections: Liriano, Francisco Struggled...

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    Lift Me: Players that could see a rise in HRs in 2017

    Hit the ball hard and good things happen! This article is a rehash of a successful article we posted in 2016, where we identified players that we speculated could see an increase in HRs. As I wrote in a recent...

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    Outfielder Sabermetric Projection Notes 2017 - Part 1

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2017 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2017 Outfielder projections: Fowler, Dexter The move...

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    Pitcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2017 - Part 1

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2017 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2017 pitcher projections. Below is a small...

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    Advanced Scoring Weights for Fantasy Baseball 2017

    Hi Folks, below is our annual review (2017) on the correlation/predictability for the statistical categories that many of us use in our rotisserie leagues.    Over the next few weeks, many  of us are about to draft the fantasy teams...

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    Catcher Sabermetric Projection Notes 2017

    In our continuing series on the Sabermetric analysis that shapes our Player projections in our 2017 Player Projections Software. Today we'll take a look at some of the indicators that are defining our 2017 catcher projections: Gattis, Evan Heavy flyball hitter...

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    2017 Second Basemen Sabermetric Projection Notes

    Sabermetric analysis is and has been the foundation of our Fantasy Baseball player projections since 1999. This analysis along with our founding concept of position scarcity, has helped us achieve superior consistency in projections accuracy. All of which can...

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    Lift Me: Players that could see a rise in HRs in 2016

    Lift Me: Players that could see a rise in HRs in 2016 Hit the ball hard and good things happen! As I wrote in a recent article, the correlation last year between Hard Hit % and HR/FB rate was approximately +.66...

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    Sorting through the ADP Movers

    Here's the latest ADP shifts that we've taken note of since the the fantasy Baseball draft season kicked off in the middle of February. As you'll see below, the player news flow does make it's impact on Average Draft Position...

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    Advanced Scoring Weights for Fantasy Baseball 2016

    Advanced Scoring Weights Fantasy Baseball

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    Pitchers: Hard Hit Rate and the relationship to BABIP against

    It's widely accepted and understood that hitters do have control on their BABIP range. BABIP or Batting Average on Balls in Play is not a one size fits all indicator. Examples of this include quick runners who have a higher...

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    2016 Shortstop Projection Sabermetric Notes

    Sabermetric analysis is and has been the foundation of our Fantasy Baseball player projections since 1999. This analysis along with our founding concept of position scarcity, has helped us achieve superior consistency in projections accuracy. All of which can...

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    Welcome to the start of the 2015 MLB season!

    Welcome to the start of the MLB season! Tonight when the Cubs host the Cardinals at 8PM ET, the season officially gets underway. Below is our weekly Coaches Meeting, researched by our Shane Cole, for Week #1. Play Ball!...

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    Weekly Player Consistency

    Player Consistency Several years ago we introduced Consistency Factor and it's implications in  Head to Head and Daily leagues, as well as all Fantasy leagues regardless of their scoring setup. We run and update this piece every season because of...

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    2015 Shortstop Projection Sabermetric Notes

    Sabermetric analysis is and has been the foundation of our Fantasy Baseball player projections since 1999. This analysis along with our founding concept of position scarcity, has helped us achieve superior consistency in projections accuracy. All of which can...

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    2015 Catcher Projection Sabermetric Notes

    Sabermetric analysis is and has been the foundation of our Fantasy Baseball player projections since 1999 Sabermetric analysis is and has been the foundation of our Fantasy Baseball player projections since 1999. This analysis along with our founding concept...

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    2015 SiriusXM FSTA Fantasy Baseball Draft

    2015 SiriusXM FSTA Fantasy Baseball Draft - Expert Picks

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    May Pitcher Rankings 2014

    In our continuing series on player recommendations, today we take a look at the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production. The past has shown us that pitchers have a more difficult time reverting to their historical mean. Especially...

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    Historical Fantasy Baseball Values 5x5

    Hi Folks, Welcome to the start of the 2014 fantasy baseball season! With Pitchers and Catchers reporting in a few short weeks, one of the ways I open a new season is by taking a look back at the previous...

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    2013 Mid Season Rankings / 3YR 2nd Half History

    As we move beyond the all star break, it's time to set our sights on the 2nd half. Every season we come across players who unexplainably perform at higher or lower levels during certain periods of the season. One...