Francisco Liriano and Ron Gardenhire are reuniting in Detroit, but a lot has changed since their time together in Minnesota.
On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham’s move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it’s on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.
Houston bets on Francisco Liriano thriving in the bullpen.
On the 20th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan hosts an all-star collection of BP writers in our first live episode! Listen in as Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, and Aaron Gleeman all share their thoughts on the major and minor moves as the deadline comes and goes. It’s a must-listen!
It’s not exactly business as usual for how we view starting pitchers in fantasy.
Has the PIrates lefty finally returned to being what we always thought he’d be?
The Pirates lefty has fared well in July, but is that reason to believe that the tide has turned on his 2014 season?
The fantasy crew runs down the starters it expects to beat their PECOTA projections in punchouts.
Frontline fantasy pitchers come and go, so Bret looks at the hurlers who seem poised to make the leap next year.
The Cardinals venture into enemy territory and take on a pitcher who posted a 1.47 ERA in his home yard this year.
Ben and Sam preview the Reds-Pirates Wild Card game, then talk to Lone Star Ball’s Adam J. Morris about the Rangers’ season and tiebreak defeat.
News and notes from around the league for August 31, 2013.