Let’s play a game: what do Brian Dozier, Rougned Odor, Andrelton Simmons, Jonathan Schoop, Jose Ramirez, Paul Dejong, Max Kepler, Travis Shaw, Randal Grichuk, and Sal Perez have in common?
As we take the turn past the quarter pole of the MLB season, we wanted to reflect on some of the major stories thus far (and by the time you are reading this over Memorial Day weekend, some teams will have played one-third of their schedule already). Jonathan Merkel and
As we take the turn past the quarter pole (and beyond) of the MLB season, we wanted to reflect on some of the major stories thus far. Jonathan Merkel and Bob Osgood share their thoughts from both real life and fantasy perspectives, division by division. Today, we will look at
One month of baseball is in the book; enough for walks and strikeouts to become 50% reliable for pitchers, or at least 50% reliable indicator of past talent. As Eno Sarris highlighted in his recent starting pitcher rankings update, velocity, and strikeout minus walk rate are two indicators fantasy baseballers
It’s always difficult to make heads or tails of spring training stats, but sometimes they can offer you a glimpse into the direction a player is trending. As we round the Grapefruit/Cactus League corner into the home stretch and into Opening Day, let’s take a dive into some stat lines
As Ken Rosenthal and Jayson Stark have reported, both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Player’s Association have submitted proposals for significant rule changes. The proposals address everything from punishing tanking teams to implementing the universal DH. Additionally, as Stark reports, a proposed committee would study the effects
Going the Other Way On August 21st Ramon Laureano smacked two homers off of living legend, Bartolo Colon. My partner, who is a Bartolo Colon fan, turned to me and asked who’s that guy? I replied with a shrug, “I have no idea who that dude is.” My wife then
Last year was the year of the home run, causing ripples through the entire fantasy landscape. Unsurprisingly, this had quite the effect on pitchers, although it’s been less talked about than the hitter side of things. What should fantasy owners do, if anything, about this trend?
As TDG gears up for a new baseball season, we are promoting a new weekly feature providing the most interesting and informative baseball articles from across the internet. These pieces will not be limited to dynasty formats or fantasy baseball. In addition, we will provide a brief synopsis of the
As I’m sure is true with many dedicated fantasy owners, I’ll dive to the oceans depths to find fantasy prospect bats, attempting to find players in rookie ball and international players to add, to the point where my full roster has me watching free agent players I enjoy and hoping