My pitchers let me down yesterday. I hope you had more success. Today we have to talk about the big $300,000 contest over at Draft Kings. Entry fee is $3 and top prize is $100,000.
Tag: tim lincecum
I’m running short on time so I’m combining everything into one post today. You must get some exposure to the Rockies-Cubs and Twins-White Sox hitters. The games have over/unders of 10 and 9 respectively, making them the most prime stacking candidates. Both games start early.
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, […]
Potential is a scary term, but the Toronto Blue Jays have the potential to be even more offensive (in a good way) again in 2011. Let’s take a look at some of the potential (there’s that word again) sleepers and busts on their roster this spring.
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 […]