Two closers jump into the top tier, as Mike catches you up on the latest news and shuffling from the league’s bullpens.
In this week’s edition, Mike obliges multiple reader requests by adding tiers to the reliever rankings, to go with the regular news and notes.
If the players on Bret Sayre’s weekly Stash List are already owned in your league, don’t worry: Mike has advice on how to pick fantasy diamonds out of the minor-league rough.
Mike brings you the latest fantasy news and notes from bullpens around the league, including a stop in the desert, where Heath Bell is working the ninth inning again.
Mike uses evidence from 2008 top-prospect lists to evaluate the merits of targeting minor leaguers in “dump” trades.
The debut edition begins up in Boston, where a spate of injuries has thrust an unexpected candidate into the ninth-inning role, before traveling around the league.
Mike explains how to utilize experts’ advice to become the best fantasy player you can be.
After a confession, Mike offers some tips to help you hone and improve your trading skills.
Early-April stats may be meaningless, but is even a full month of data enough to reach any significant conclusions? Mike investigates here.
Relievers like Matt Belisle and Darren O’Day may not get save opportunities, but they can still help your team, especially in deep leagues.
After watching a Tout Wars owner break the bank early on two young pitchers, Mike wondered whether spending in April is a sound strategy.
Mike examines whether games-finished clauses are indicative of future save opportunties.
Mike reviews the results of two of his auctions, one for each league.
Justin Maxwell and Gerardo Parra are off to nice starts, and both are among the useful players that could be available to fortify your roster.
Mike provides useful guidelines for keeper-league owners whose leagues use mock contracts.