Fantasy Baseball Projections for Yu Darvish Darvish, Texas Ranger Just how good is Yu Darvish? The Texas Rangers are betting that he is very, very good. That’s why they invested $112 million in Darvish over the next six years. That’s 6 years at $60 million plus a $51.7 million posting fee paid to Darvish’s [...]
Archive for the 'Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitchers' Category
BallparkBob analyzes starting pitchers sleepers for the 2012 season on the weekly Spadora on Sports radio show.
There are two schools of thought when it comes to fantasy baseball starting pitchers. The first states that you should grab some quality starters early in your draft (or use keeper spots for holding onto them). The second theory states that starting pitchers are way too inconsistent and therefore you should ignore pitchers until late [...]
Pitching is 80% of the game, give or take a little depending on whom you speak with. But, in fantasy baseball, there’s no doubt about it: pitching is 50% of the game. Many fantasy baseball managers enter a draft thinking that pitching is an after-thought. Rarely, does a manager spend more than 50% of his [...]
If every pitcher had his ability to pitch anywhere, it would be Petco Park in San Diego. Now, Mat Latos leaves Petco and its friendly confines for Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. How will Latos fare there? Well, Latos leaves a Padres team that has struggled to score runs to a Cincinnati team that has [...]
It has been a very hot Hot Stove League for Fall and Winter 2011 and there are still many key free agent signings remaining. Fantasy Baseball Dugout takes a look at the winners and losers thus far in the 2011 free agent market. Which players will perform better in their new homes and which players [...]
Listen as BallparkBob discusses who should be your # 1 pick in the 2012 fantasy baseball draft. One surprise: that pick is not Albert Pujols this year. The fantasy sports segment starts with coverage of NFL fantasy football week 14 and we pick up the fantasy baseball report at 3:40 in the dialogue.
In past years, the decision was easy. Just scratch in Albert Pujols if you had the #1 pick in your fantasy baseball draft and you were locked in. Sure, some fantasy baseball managers who subscribed to the position scarcity strategy would go with Hanley Ramirez instead, but for the most part, Pujols was your guy. [...]