Category Archives: NL

2013 NL Fantasy All Star Team

Yesterday I honored the mid-season AL Fantasy All Star Team. Now it’s time to do the same for the NL. I’m picking the team by finding the biggest positive difference in RotoValue prices computed from current stats at the break … Continue reading

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Soriano Stars in Week 15

Last week Alfonso Soriano had the 3rd best RotoValue in a deep NL 4×4 league. This week, he’s the MVP in each format I’ve been tracking: a shallow 5×5 mixed league and deep 4×4 and 5×5  NL only leagues. He started the week … Continue reading

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Pitchers Dominate Week 14

Pitchers took the forefront in the weekly RotoValue rankings, taking four of the top 5 slots in the shallow 5×5 mixed league. Leading the way as MVP was Rays’ starter David Price, who was just activated from the disabled list on … Continue reading

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2 Good 2B True!

Jason Kipnis is this week’s fantasy MVP after a monster week. Kipnis hit .478 with 3 HR, 9 R, 10 RBI, and 2 SB, earning $77.60 in the shallow 5×5 Mixed League. He’s on a 12-game hitting streak that has raised … Continue reading

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Context Counts – Week 12 Fantasy MVP

This week is a good example of how the talent pool, as well as categories, can affect valuation. I usually start by listing the top players in a shallow 5×5 Mixed League with 10 fantasy teams and a total of only … Continue reading

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This One Goes to 11 – Top Fantasy Players

Week 11 5×5 Mixed MVP: Adam Dunn has struggled to get hit batting average over the Mendoza line the past three seasons, but this week he had no problem at all, batting .389 with 4 HR, 8 RBI, and 6 runs scored, … Continue reading

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Fantasy Players of the Week – June 3-9

5×5 Mixed League MVP: Troy Tulowitzki (.429, 4 HR, 8 R, 8 RBI, 0 SB; $64.58) homered on Tuesday, homered twice on Wednesday, and hit another on Sunday, all in Rockies wins, easily posting the highest RotoValue of the week. It continues … Continue reading

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Dominating Week 9: Brown Does it All

Domonic Brown entered the season as a one-time can’t miss prospect who looked like he just might wind up missing. In parts of 3 seasons for the Phillies, Brown never even reached 200 AB, nor did his batting line warrant a … Continue reading

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Players of the Week: May 20-26 2013

RotoValue makes it easy to see player statistics for any date range, so today I’m going to link to recaps of the week for three different league configurations. First, 5×5 Mixed: http://www.rotovalue.com/cgi-bin/Search?year=2013&league=4&start_date=20130520&end_date=20130526 MVP: Mike Trout. Trout hit .462 with 2 HR, … Continue reading

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Hot and Sour Soup – Early Season NL Surprises

What players are having surprising seasons, both good and bad? To answer that question, I compared prices computed from my RotoValue projections with ones computed with 2013 stats through Friday. Here are the biggest positive surprises in  a 5×5 NL league: … Continue reading

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