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Player Profile: Adam LaRoche

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” William Butler Yeats While I am sure that Yeats did not play fantasy baseball, his saying holds true to early season additions to rosters. It has long been assumed that adding Adam LaRoche after the all-star break is recommended [...]

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Hot Starts: For Real or For Naught?

We’re barely 10 games into a long MLB season, but there’s an influx of new data and it’s easy to overreact. I’m going to take a look at some of the hottest and coldest starts around the league and give my verdict on whether the player’s start will continue. In this post, I’ll look at [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire?

“Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.” Tim Allen It is that time of year when a player’s slow start on a fantasy roster is driving an owner crazy. There are options on the waiver wire and in a moment of [...]

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Player Profile: Todd Frazier

“Generally, the greater the stigma or revulsion, the better the bargain.” –Seth Klarman One year removed from a productive rookie season Todd Frazier tumbled in drafts this year to the 22nd third baseman taken in live drafts according to Fantasy Pros and the 239th overall player selected. He plays in a hitter friendly park and [...]

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Opening Day Drama

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Opening day brought many story lines to fantasy owners as baseball made its triumphant return to North American soil. Not only were two closer jobs given to mostly undrafted commodities, but more controversies are already emerging. Which begs the question, is it better to chase [...]

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Bovada Prop Bets for 2014

“It’s like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don’t know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It’s like the throw of the dice.” Jim Morrison When valuing players for the upcoming season it is always interesting [...]

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Spring Flings: Opportunity and Injuries in Texas

Be it the curse of Ian Kinsler or a dark cloud following Prince Fielder but the Texas Rangers are having a trying spring to say the least. On the heels of announcing that Joakim Soria would be the closer with Neftali Feliz battling for a spot in the bullpen, news broke today of Jurickson Profar’s [...]

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Roto Analysis Awards, Picks and Pans

“Most successful pundits are selected for being opinionated, because it’s interesting, and the penalties for incorrect predictions are negligible. You can make predictions, and a year later people won’t remember them.” Daniel Kahneman Having worked with Roto Analysis’ founders and staff over the past year has been something I have no regrets about. According to [...]

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