Steven Matz: Not an NL East Floor-Mat Anymore
With rumored changes of higher velocity and a better curve, has Steven Matz improved his skillset, and by extension his fantasy value?
Early Pre-Season Peak Value: Hitters
It’s a new year. Your league’s keeper deadline is not far away. Top prospect lists are being shared and debated. Mock drafts are upon us. Everyone else in your league is finally done with fantasy football. All of these factors combine to mean the dynasty hot stove season is in
Dylan Bundy and the Post-Top Prospect Problem
Dylan Bundy is no longer fun to read about. You can trace the history of ‘Dylan Bundy Reading Enjoyment’ in headlines over the past 3 years here at TDG: The Number One Prospect for 2014 Is… (April 2013), Early Injuries to Three Major Prospects (April 2013), Forgotten/Undervalued MiLB Players (October
Is Carlos Carrasco an Ace Now or Does He Still Suck?
27 year old Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a lengthy history of mediocrity, but after an awful start to the season he broke out in a big way in 2014. So how does a guy who started only 14 games end the season ranked as the 22nd best starting
Trade Targets: Strasburg, Leake and Odorizzi are Undervalued Pitchers
Here are some pitchers whose perceived value is less than their real value. Each of them is a solid trade target right now because you might be able to get them at a discount compared to what it will cost you in the offseason. These guys will be ranked highly
Trade Targets: 4 Starting Pitchers to Go After and 1 to Avoid
This is a great time of year to make some trades. The All Star break is a natural time for people to evaluate their teams. Many team owners have now realized they are out of contention and may be willing to sell off some of their assets. Other owners who
Trade Targets: Myers, Kluber, Bailey, Bogaerts and Salazar
This week I will take a look at some players who you should try to target in trade negotiations. The two best times to trade for a player are at the end of a slump when his price has bottomed out, and just before he goes on a hot streak that shoots
Ace Pitchers Shot Down in Flames, Time to Panic?
This young season we are seeing a lot of top pitchers get off to terrible starts. Its scary as Hell when your ace pitcher’s stat line is as bloody as a scene from a Quentin Tarantino movie. Stephen Strasburg, R.A. Dickey and Danny Salazar may be crushing your team’s championship hopes, but at
Rankings Counterpoint: Fretting Freddie Freeman
Underestimate Freddie Freeman at your own peril. I have seen too many people pass over Freddie Freeman in fantasy baseball drafts. The most common complaint about Freeman is that he supposedly doesn’t hit enough home runs, especially for a first baseman. Well OK that is true to some extent. But