On Wednesday, July 31st, Major League Baseball will have their annual trade deadline, or as the Mariners have called it for 18 years, “The Start of the Offseason”. And for the first time in 2019, there will no longer be a Non-Waiver Deadline to end August, so teams will have
Last week, I wrote an introduction on the Holds category. In summary, I provided some data to explain the mercurial nature of relievers, holds, and what we might take away from current trends to better adapt in the fantasy landscape. This week, we’re going a little more in-depth.
An Introduction to the Holds Stat Personally speaking, I wasn’t even aware holds was a fantasy category until 2016. To be honest, the stat seemed a little silly to me. First off, it’s an unofficial statistic measuring the effectiveness of non-closers. Per MLB, “For those pitchers, their primary job is
It’s been a slow off-season. Like, a really slow off-season. With the hot stove frigid, fantasy baseball players haven’t had many ways to quench their thirst, unless they’ve thrown themselves head-first into football, basketball, or hockey. January, February and March can be some of the darkest months of the year
There are many pitcher stats that we review and analyze to predict regression or breakout. While there is plenty of focus on BABIP (batting average on balls in play), HR/FB (home-run to flyball ratio) and ERA (earned run average), LOB% (Left On Base percentage), is a stat that I think
It’s the time of the year where we offer congratulations to those of you brave dynasty league owners that survived the offseason. The greatness that 2016 will surely offer is upon us and that means we’ll be spending the next six weeks moving our way through the positional landscape, offering thoughts