Inspired by watching the Orioles absolutely hammer Anthony Ranaudo on Tuesday, and Brandon Workman on Wednesday, I thought it might be useful to look at the real value of back end rotation prospects in dynasty leagues.*
Ah, the trade deadline. Usually one of the more disappointing days of the year in terms of media-investment-to-things-that-actually-happen ratio, this year’s deadline was bursting at its jolly seams with big, dramatic moves right up ‘til the clock struck 4:00 EST yesterday. And right at the center of the frenzy was
“Who are some prospects we might see traded for Giancarlo Stanton?” “What do you think it would take to land David Price?” “Can you believe what Kevin Towers did?” Such are the questions we’re most accustomed to seeing when it comes to trade deadline analysis. Engaging in hypothetical trade discussions
There aren’t as many prospects who have had as many ups and downs before reaching the major leagues as Anthony Ranaudo, but his performance in 2013 has firmly established him as the top pitching prospect for the Boston Red Sox and someone who should be owned in all dynasty leagues.
As a fairly recent college graduate, 2013 is my first baseball season working a full-time job. Let me reaffirm what most of you already know: it sucks. It’s harder to watch baseball now. It’s harder to read about baseball now. And above all else, it’s hard to attend baseball games
As I hinted at in yesterday’s post on the updated Top 500 Dynasty League Rankings, Ben, Craig and I sat down to “record” the latest PFYE on the subject at hand. So for your amusement, we talked over gchat for almost an hour and a half about what we’ve liked
One of my favorite scenes in Monty Python and the Holy Grail occurs when a cart filled with dead bodies is being rolled through a fake medieval town. A cart-pusher rings a bell and proclaims, “bring out your dead,” in an upbeat and matter-of-fact tone. We then see a second