Sometimes mistakes aren’t all that bad. We’re not reinventing penicillin here, but stumbling across two sleepers while doing research that really had no beginning point is one of those beneficial mistakes. While reviewing my elite 5×5 hitters post I mistakenly thought Rays outfielders Carl Crawford and BJ Upton were each expected to score 100 runs. […]
Tag: 2010 fantasy baseball
While reviewing the elite 5×5 hitters, I stumbled across many interesting findings. Several deserved even further research. Having both Brewers 1B Prince Fielder and OF Ryan Braun as elite RBI producers was near the top. Both Braun and Fielder are stars. They’ll probably drive in themselves with their elite 30+-homer power, but they are going […]
Yesterday we expanded the 5×5 project by discussing elite hitters. Among the revelations: There are no consensus 30-30 players projected for 2010. Now it’s time to look at the pitchers. Check out the final post on ERA that contains links to all the other parts of the series. The series itself reviewed three different and […]
It’s Monday, you’ve just stumbled into work. There’s no way you’re ready to do actual work, so instead you decide to surf the Web. Sound familiar? Thought so. Luckily, you and I are having this conversation because if you want to waste a few minutes — an hour if the boss comes in a little […]
Over the coming weeks we’re all going to be inundated with more rankings, sleeper lists and strategies than we’ll ever be able to digest. It’s standard fantasy sports doctrine that you make sure each pick is your own. You don’t pick Player X because the Chinstrap Ninjas say you should, pick him because you agree […]
Earned Run Average is standard in 5x5s, but it can be a finicky statistic. Its most significant fault is that while pitchers are saddled with responsibility for it, the final number isn’t always in their control. There are a lot of factors that can go into a run scoring, earned or unearned, but this is […]
Surprisingly, the high-batting average club is the most exclusive one in the 5x5s. There are a wicked number of players projected to hit .300 in 2010, but only eight of them are expected to hit .310 or better.