Technically, the Major League Baseball All-Star game is not held at mid-season. Most teams have played at least 90 games by now (mid-season would be 81). Ten games over is not a lot, however, it does mean the overpriced players in the following list have been disappointments for more than half of the season. The […]
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So far, our 2011 fantasy baseball composite rankings ( Top 50 | C | 1B | 2B | SS ) have followed a certain pattern. The composites, which have merged rankings from MLB.com, ESPN, CBS, Yahoo and CNNSI, have each seen a consensus No. 1 option, followed by a pecking order that made for really easy […]
How do you draft relievers? Do you want one bullpen anchor? Do you take two top closers and punt the rest? Do you wait until the very end and take a couple scrub closers and a couple guys in line to steal saves from a shaky/injured closer? Me, I’ve employed all of the options above […]
To successfully draft your closers in fantasy baseball, I suggest you consider my fantasy football philosophy to drafting a kicker. You see, the best fantasy kickers aren’t always the best real-life kickers. They typically aren’t found on the team with the most high-powered offense, either. That is because kickers get most of their value when […]
Nervous about the trade deadline in your fantasy baseball league? Don’t be. The Chinstrap Ninjas have you covered. Be sure to start by checking out our 10 tips to pull off the perfect fantasy baseball trade deadline deal. Then, check out the following players you should be targeting as you begin last-minute negotiations with an […]
Timing and trading have more in common than a first letter. In previous editions of my buy low, sell high posts, I’ve been touting Mark Teixeira as a definite sell low if you can find a willing partner. In fact, as I was sitting down to write this post Saturday, I was planning on making […]
I ran a list similar to this during the preseason that featured all of the closers and the setup men behind them. That list was based on 2009 saves. This time we’ve got legit 2010 rankings. No performances Sunday or Monday affected this list, so expect Jason Frasor to drop considerably before the next one.