Beware the Hype Machine: Paul Goldschmidt for the Fantasy Fix. At the tender age of 24, Paul Goldschmidt batted .286/.359/.490 with 20 HRs and 18 SBs (against just three caught stealings). He scored and knocked in 82 runs in just 145 games. This followed up a somewhat impressive debut in 2011, during which he socked eight dingers in just 48 games. Read more at: http://www.thefantasyfix.com/2013/02/beware-the-hype-machine-paul-goldschmidt/
Archive for the ‘H2H’ Category
2013 Fantasy Baseball Head-to-Head Outfield Rankings & Preview for Fantasy Pros 911. My approach to outfielders in the head-to-head format, with thoughts on Carlos Gonzalez, B.J. Upton, Shin-soo Choo, Hunter Pence, Drew Stubbs, Chris Young, Nick Markakis, Matt Joyce, Denard Span, Norichika Aoki, Carlos Gomez, Michael Saunders, Lorenzo Cain, Adam Eaton, Darin Mastroianni, Collin Cowgill, Jarrod Dyson and more.
Fantasy Baseball Roundtable Show will air at 9:00 ET. We’ll talk fist basemen (sleepers & busts), Michael Bourn & Cleveland pitchers and much more: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/fantasy-baseball-roundtable/2013/02/21/fantasy-baseball-roundtable-show-2013
B.J. Upton, Power And Speed: A Fantasy Baseball (H2H league) Opus for Fantasy Pros 911: http://fp911.com/b-j-upton-power-speed-a-fantasy-baseball-head-to-head-league-opus/.
My head-to-head rankings are a blend of personal projections/thoughts and a statistical formula that weights certain categories. Every season I have to push B.J. Upton and similar players down a bit in the ranks. Still, I typically have these kind of power and speed players with low batting averages higher than standard ranks. What follows is why.
Since 2010,B.J. Uptonhas the most combined HRs and SBs in the majors – two categories incredibly important to h2h leagues. My philosophy in h2h is to go after the things the batter has control over: HRs, SBs and average (I’m willing to sacrifice average for someone who is dominant in HRs/SBs).
Read the full article here: http://fp911.com/b-j-upton-power-speed-a-fantasy-baseball-head-to-head-league-opus/.
Fantasy Pros 911 Radio w/ Joel Henard and Albert Lang at 7:00 ET: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thefantasyinsiders/2013/02/19/fantasy-pros-911-radio-w-joel-henard-and-albert-lang.
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While pitchers of all shapes and varieties tend to be a volatile lot, it appears we are nearing a renaissance of young hurlers coming into their own. As such, there are reasonably 17 top flight starting pitching options for fantasy baseball in 2013.
Read the full article at FP911.com: http://fp911.com/2013-fantasy-baseball-head-to-head-starting-pitchers-rankings-preview/.
The first point: while the rankings can be modified/used for Roto/Points leagues, they are specifically (and you’ll see how/why) tailored to the 5×5 standard head-to-head fantasy baseball game. If you end up using them for Roto, be sure to watch your ratios (average, ERA, WHIP) closely.
Read the full article at FantasyPros911.com: http://fp911.com/2013-fantasy-baseball-head-to-head-rankings-and-strategy/.