First base is a virtual desert in the National League. Hard to argue with Joey Votto at fourth overall. Let’s take a look at the current average draft position for the top 20 players in the National League.
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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, […]
Fanalytics, Sabermetrics and all advanced baseball statistics have been created to help us better understand the game. Many of them were created by fans and fantasy baseball managers to help predict future performance and, in return, win fantasy baseball. Robert McIlhatton sent an email to the Chinstrap Ninjas recently questioning one of the statistics, batting […]
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 […]
Plenty of fantasy writers, magazines, websites, etc. offer rankings. Positional rankings. Top 10s. Top 20s. Rankings by statistical category. Each set of rankings typically factor in a combination of past player performances, lineup protection, run support, stadium tendencies (hitters’ park vs. a pitchers’ park), injuries, opportunities for promotion, etc. However, the biggest part of any […]
It wasn’t that long ago, really, that we were paying homage to the home run. The American pastime had become an American afterthought after the 1994 lockout wiped out a World Series. We, as a collective fan base were holding out for a hero to resuscitate the sport. Enter Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Barry […]
It’s been some days since we talked about the 2011 Fantasy Baseball ADP Top 10. If you don’t remember, you could check the story beyond the link. This article takes a look at the rest of the ADP Top 20. Position rankings are brewing, but if you can’t wait, jzak’s got quite a collection started. […]