His home runs are up, but what about his batting average and stolen bases? Lindor hasn’t been nearly as valuable as in recent seasons, and it seems to stem from an early season power surge.
In a new season, don’t be haunted by old ghosts. Try fresh tactics.
Corey Kluber is described as robot-like for several reasons, including his dependability. So start him twice. The same goes for Clayton Kershaw and Jon Lester.
Cameron Maybin and Mallex Smith make for valuable speedsters in mixed leagues, while Matt Adams continues to show value filling in for Freddie Freeman. Meanwhile, it’s time to talk Turleyâ€”Nik Turleyâ€”and to speak Franchyâ€”Franchy Cordero.
Middle relievers with big strikeout totals are gaining in value, which has fundamental implications for how fantasy baseball should be played.
Cameron Maybin, Joc Pederson, Lewis Brinson, and Derek Fisher all graduate, but there’s a new batch of stashables.
Going deep, deep, deep undercover to find prospects (or non-prospects) for your deepest of leagues. Bring your diving bell!
Hello, Bourjos! In the AL, Peter Bourjos returns to relevancy with the Raysâ€”perhapsâ€”and Alen Hanson gets an opportunity with the White Soxâ€”maybe. On the NL side, Kirby Yates might be the “right” man for the job in the Padres bullpen, and Jose Pirela has a chance to play without much competition.
White Sox prospect Alec Hansen has been working on his game in the low minors for an extended period, and it appears to be paying off. Plus, analysis of 10 more guys!
You’ll never guess what’s going on with the Phillies bullpen. No, really, no one will ever guess in a million years, it’s just awful.
Come for the Mallex Smith analysis, but stay for the tale of the Curse of the Washington Nationals Bullpen. And have some iced tea. Have some!
Is the Price all right?
Jeff Hoffman has been a great help to the Colorado Rockies so far. But there are indicators that his dominating ride might be hitting turbulance soon.
AL-only and NL-only leagues hitters and pitchers.
Stephen Strasburg is the lone auto-starter of the week, but no one else should get any such vote of confidence. Be careful out there.
Domingo Santana, Ryon Healy, Alex Avila, Jimmy Nelson and Chris Taylor continue to be effectiveâ€”and available.