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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You down with ADP? First Base Edition Part 2

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin Once again, I am following up on the Roto Analysis founders ranks for first base here, with not only a look at present ADP’s but also [...]

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Episode 74: “Look Out Yan Gomes.” Featuring Alan Boston

This week, Moe Koltun hosts Matt Cott to answer your Twitter questions, discuss fantasy baseball and much more. Plus, in light of the upcoming NCAA tourney, Moe called up legendary Vegas college hoops bettor Alan Boston to detail the corruption within the selection committee, give out some good picks for round 1, and discuss who [...]

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Official MLB Preseason Rankings – Top 40 First Basemen

Continuing with our series of preseason fantasy baseball rankings, here are our top 40 first basemen. Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Davis get consideration as early as #3 overall, and Edwin Encarnacion also slots into the first round. First base this year is an interesting study for many classic fantasy baseball debates. Go with the younger [...]

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