Busts at the Break

This week I selected AL and NL fantasy all-star teams – players who exceeded preseason expectations by the largest amount. Not always the best players (although Chris Davis was close), they’re guys whose performance has been worth much more than you’d have expected at your draft. These are the players you need to win fantasy leagues. Today’s topic… Continue reading Busts at the Break

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 compared with preseason Consensus projections, on the theory that the Consensus data are a reasonably… Continue reading 2013 NL Fantasy All Star Team

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 his season average to .299, and is now the 10th most valuable batter in that… Continue reading 2 Good 2B True!

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 an excellent comeback season, and he’s on pace to set career bests in HR, RBI,… Continue reading Fantasy Players of the Week – June 3-9

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, 10 runs scored, 7 RBI, and 4 SB. Trout had a relatively slow start (.261… Continue reading Players of the Week: May 20-26 2013