All posts under "Fantasy Strategy"

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    NL Week 20 Strategy-August 13, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, Waiver Wire Adds, and Bullpen Situations

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    NL Week 18 Strategy-July 30, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, Waiver Wire Adds, and Bullpen Situations as the Trade Deadline approaches

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    NL Week 16 Strategy All-Star Edition-July 20, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, Waiver Wire Adds, and Bullpen Situations as the Trade Deadline approaches

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    NL Week 14 Strategy-July 2, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, and Waiver Wire Adds

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    NL Week 12 Strategy-June 18, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, and Waiver Wire Adds

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    NL Week 10 Strategy-June 4, 2022

    News, Injuries, Changes in playing time, and Waiver Wire Adds

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    NL Week 8 Strategy-May 21, 2022

    Injuries, Changes in Playing Time, Speculating Saves, and Adds for the week ahead.

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    NL Week 6 Strategy-May 7, 2022

    Injuries, Changes in Playing Time, Speculating Saves, and Adds for the week ahead.

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    NL Week 4 Strategy-April 24, 2022

    Injuries, Changes in Playing Time, Speculating Saves, and Adds for the week ahead.

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    NL Week 2 Strategy-April 10, 2022

    All the important information from Week 1 including who to pick up for Week 2 and players to watch.

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    Advanced Scoring Weights for Fantasy Baseball 2022

    Hi Folks Hi Folks, If you play in a Rotisserie league, our Draft Advisory software is designed to give you the opportunity to favor the more predictable categories in your league.  Instead of each category having an even "1"...

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    A Closer Look - The Final Edition

    Welcome to the final edition of A Closer Look for the 2021 season! For those of you still battling for a championship, we'll continue to update you on all the news you need to know for the final FAAB runs...

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    NL Week 26 Strategy-September 18, 2021

    In The Field OF A.J. Pollock (hamstring) is expected to start a rehab assignment soon. If there are no setbacks he should be able to return next week sometime. OF Brian Anderson had shoulder surgery on Tuesday and is out...

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    A Closer Look - Week 26

    It's Week 26 of the fantasy baseball season! Since we're two years removed from our last full 162 game season, it's important to remember that players' bodies tend to break down as the full grind of the season starts to...

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    A Closer Look - Week 25

    With just three weeks left in the regular season, most head-to-head leagues will be finishing the regular season within the next week. This weekend also marks Week 1 of the NFL regular season, which coincidentally also marks the migration of...

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    NL Week 24 Strategy-September 4, 2021

    In The Field 2B Ozzie Albies (knee) was not able to return to the lineup on Thursday but was back in there on Friday. 2B Nico Hoerner has been able to resume baseball activities. He has been shut down once...

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    A Closer Look - Week 24

    For most of the regular season, this column focused on skillsets over immediate opportunity. In other words, when deciding between the reliever with access to immediate saves and the reliever with an elite skillset, it's generally a good idea to...

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    NL Week 22 Strategy-August 21, 2021

    In The Field OF Mookie Betts (hip) wants to return next week but that isn't going to be enough. His chronic hip is going to have to allow for that to happen. This is also an injury that he is...

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    A Closer Look - Week 22

    The story of 2021, at least in the terms of bullpens, is largely a broken record. Many teams that headed into the season with a committee in the 9th inning have largely struggled to find consistency - with the exception...

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    A Closer Look - Week 21

    We're in the stretch run in fantasy leagues! By the end of the month, head-to-head formats will be entering playoffs and rotisserie leagues will be making the turn for home. This is always an odd time of the year as...

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    NL Week 20 Strategy-August 7, 2021

    In The Field OF Christian Yelich was activated on Saturday from the COVID IL. 2B Josh Van Meter (back) wasn't in the lineup on Friday is dealing with back spasms and is day-to-day. SS Trea Turner was with the team...

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    A Closer Look - Week 20

    A Closer Look August is upon us and the trade deadline is behind us! It's crunch time in fantasy leagues and we're to the point in the season where every activation in your starting lineup is important and every individual...

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    A Closer Look - Trade Deadline Edition

    How's everybody feeling waking up from your trade deadline hangover? The 2021 trade deadline did not disappoint, particularly as it pertained to relievers. Both Brad Hand and Craig Kimbrel were traded, but those were just the headliners. Here's a summary...

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    NL Week 18 Strategy-July 24, 2021

    In The Field OF Mookie Betts (hip) is expected to miss all weekend as he deals with a hip injury which will put him at over a week of not playing but not on the injured list. Recently acquired OF...

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    A Closer Look - Week 16

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline is just about a week away, which means one of the wildest times of the year is just a couple weeks away for fantasy owners. The FAAB period after the trade deadline is usually...

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    NL Week 16 Strategy-July 14, 2021

    In The Field 3B Brian Anderson (shoulder) has been able to do baseball activities without any setbacks. The Marlins haven't given a timeframe for a rehab assignment but it is trending in that direction. His return is going to push...

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    A Closer Look - Week 15

    Welcome to the 15th edition of A Closer Look. Tuesday marks the unofficial halfway mark in the major league baseball season as the All-Star Game shifts to Colorado, so in honor of halfway mile marker, here's a view of the...

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    A Closer Look - Week 14

    Welcome to the 14th edition of A Closer Look of the 2021 Major League Baseball season! It's officially July, which means the midway point of the season and the trade deadline are just around the corner. Several teams with dedicated...

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    NL Week 14 Strategy-June 26, 2021

    In The Field C Austin Nola is performing baseball activities that included taking BP and doing some light catching work. He is working his way towards a rehab assignment but that timeframe is still unknown. SS Corey Seager (hand) is...

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    NL Week 12 Strategy-June 12, 2021

    In The Field OF Darin Ruf (hamstring) resumed baseball activities on Wednesday. He is still likely weeks away from returning but is trending in the right direction. 2B Tommy La Stella (hamstring) participated in some baseball activities (cage work, ground...

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    A Closer Look - Week 10

    It's Week 10 of the fantasy baseball season, which means we're a little over one-third of the way through the regular season. In the closer landscape, there's currently one player on pace for 50+ saves (Mark Melancon),two on pace...

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    NL Week 10 Strategy-May 29, 2021

    In The Field SS Corey Seager (hand) no longer has a cast and is doing some baseball activities. It is still likely that he is out until the middle of June. This is important for the short-term playing time of...

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    A Closer Look - Week 9

    We're nine weeks into the fantasy baseball season and by my count, roughly one third of the teams in major league baseball are using a closer-by-committee approach in the ninth inning. This approach is slightly less detrimental for fantasy leagues...

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    A Closer Look - Week 8

    We're roughly 8 weeks into the fantasy baseball season and the closing pool has been noisy, but it hasn't been a nuclear meltdown. We touched on the save leaders last week and this week, we'll touch on a slightly more...

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    NL Week 8 Strategy-May 15, 2021

    In The Field SS Jazz Chisholm (hamstring) is nearing a return because he is playing in rehab games. He has also been attempting stolen bases which means he should be activated this weekend or early next week. C Jorge Alfaro...

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    A Closer Look - Week 7

    Welcome to the 7th closer update of the year! This week, as I was reading the box scores, I had an epiphany. I can rattle off the strikeout rates, groundball rates and even the barrel rates for most of the...