Know when you’re up against a wall and need to get something accomplished in a short amount of time and know that it is looking more and more bleak? I found myself in that sort of situation with the composite rankings series for the 2011 fantasy baseball season. Luckily, chinstrapninja socko came to the rescue, […]
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In 2011 mock drafts, I’m avoiding pitchers until around pick 60. That means the sixth round in 10-team leagues and the fifth round in 12-team leagues. Now, this is not an absolute. Sometimes I’ll reach a half round, or let SPs ride a half round. But in every mock I end up with the same […]
Any of you who own Ublado Jimenez know he’s dominating the fantasy baseball landscape in 2010. It’s been a surprising start for a player who has played to 70 positions higher than his preseason rank, according to Yahoo. There has been massive upheaval at the top of the pitcher ranks, led by Jimenez. Only 11 […]
In a sport like baseball, where getting a hit 28 percent of the time (.280 average) is considered good, luck is revered. Pitchers won’t touch the field lines, they don’t like it when baserunners walk over the mound and you don’t talk to a pitcher throwing a no-no. Luck is immeasurable. However, batting average on […]
Another quick update for today folks, but big news nonetheless. This is what I saw yesterday around fantasy baseball:
There were nearly enough pitchers to have a top 10 of their own Saturday, but it was difficult to pick just one for the intro. Roy Halladay pitched another complete-game shutout and struck out six. He allowed just four baserunners (one walk) in improving to 5-1.
Had a conversation with me the other day, trying to figure out how deep the starting pitching should go. I couldn’t argue with me when 100+ was suggested. You’re going to pick nine or 10 for your team, maybe more depending on your roster settings, so you’re going to need options.