The question in that headline is so loaded it deserves a non-answer: It depends. There are multiple fronts to attack and multiple strategies to use during the attack on starting pitchers. Many of them are winning strategies. Some of them will cost Ninjas their fantasy lives.
Tag: starting pitchers
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 […]
Few past figures real or imaginary could crack a whip quite like Indiana Jones — for reference, we’re talking about the pre-crystal/aliens Indy here. The only other character that springs to mind immediately is Calibos from The Clash of the Titans. Whether you prefer to associate with Hollywood’s whip heroes or whip villains is really […]
Strikeouts are the one statistic that Major League pitchers really have control over. Every other category they get credit for can be affected both positively and negatively by the offense and defense around him. Cherish the strikeout pitcher. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the hurlers who are most likely to get […]
Predicting wins is a crapshoot. You’re rolling dice if you’re drafting pitchers just because someone somewhere said they’ll get you 18 or 20 Ws. However, it doesn’t hurt to know which players are most likely to get Ws, especially when you’re splitting hairs between two equally matched pitchers. Just like the previous entries in this […]
Every day throughout the Major League season a player is designated for assignment, another one completes a rehab start and others are placed on the DL. Every one of these moves could impact your fantasy baseball roster. Here are just a couple notes from this morning that fantasy owners should pay attention to:
When the words innovation, injection and platelet-rich plasma therapy are thrown around, it’s time for a ninja to start paying attention. One of fantasy baseball’s brightest stars, Jose Reyes, has been DLed by a tear in his right hamstring since May 26, but a revolutionary new form of therapy is helping the Mets shortstop feel […]