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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 75 Running Backs

As the league has become more and more pass-heavy, team’s resort to more and more running back committees to torture fantasy owners and dilute the fantasy talent pool at running back. Jamaal Charles, the #1 RB, had 295 points last season. Only 17 other backs had more than HALF of that total. The #20 RB, [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 25 Quarterbacks

After a bit of a hiatus, RotoAnalysis co-founders Matt Cott & Matt Schwimmer are back with their final preseason rankings for the 2014 season. At quarterback, we unanimously have Peyton has #1, but really view it as a clear top 3 where Brees or Rodgers is nearly as likely to finish atop the leaderboard. The [...]

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Studying Strikeout Rates: Whose Will Rise & Whose Will Fall?

When looking at early season statistics, it’s important to see what can be sustained and what cannot. A third of the season is already in the books, and when it comes to projecting the final two thirds of the year only one thing is certain: some players will regress from unrealistic paces, and others will [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 7

“I want to be someone’s last call of the night & their first thought in the morning.” Unknown Have to admit that I enjoy this column but finding funny dating quotes can be tough. This one stands though since dating websites are multi-million dollar businesses as a result of our need to be wanted. While [...]

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Player Profile: Zach Britton

“Evolution is a process of constant branching and expansion.” Stephen Jay Gould  If you are into Darwinism this may be true, but when a starting pitcher moves to the bullpen sometimes simplifying their repertoire is the key to success. As an example, I am going to look at Zach Britton who quite possibly has been [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 4

“When a girl cancels a date, she has to. When a guy cancels a date he has two.” – Anonymous A month has almost passed and owners are starting to look at their teams and deciding on what needs have to be addressed. Thankfully the waiver wire probably has more to offer than the dating [...]

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Cold Starts: For Real or For Naught?

After writing about my thoughts on some of the hottest players around the league last weekend, I wanted to continue by looking at the coldest players to start the year. In this post, I’ll look at a hitter and pitcher whose cold starts will continue, and a hitter and pitcher who will turn things around. [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 2

  “I met a new girl at a barbecue. A very pretty blonde girl, I think. I don’t know for sure. Her hair was on fire. And all she talked about was herself. “I’m on fire!” You know the type. “Jesus Christ, help me! Put me out!” Come on, can we talk about me a [...]

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