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Welcome to my weekly Free Agent Acquisition Bidding/Budget (FAAB) column where my goal is to have you confidently prepared to acquire the hitters and pitchers off free agency or waivers to make your t...
Ray Flowers talks about the continual pitching injuries, trades/vetos, future MLB stars and the waiver-wire. ...
Every time you look up, it seems likely someone is being removed from a game with some sort of physical malady. As Jeff Mans pointed out in this tweet, the DL was used nearly 700 times last season, an...
We don't have a ton of data yet, despite what some folks are trying to lead you to believe, but after three weeks it's ok to check in on some numbers that aren't always at the forefront of in-depth an...
I've been getting a lot of questions from folks wanting to move on from Miguel Cabrera and Joey Votto. Two batters, likely headed to the Hall of Fame, are there reasons to suggest that it's time to mo...
The 2019 season is underway and, predictably, it's a disaster. Some teams seem to have no plan at all. Other teams are continually searching for answers to get the last out, either because of poor per...
Kingery is rolling. Lindor is about ready to return. How is McNeil doing it? Ozuna is mashing homers. Trea Turner's return is up in the air. Boyd has been as on his game as possible in the early going...
Bullpen Usage & Reliever Ratings, or BURR, is an idea that Flowers and Mans have been playing around with since the 2017 season. The reason for their focus is simply that bullpens are a more impor...
Two of the better righties in baseball, Nola and Syndergaard, are struggling in the early going. Kershaw returned from a health issue to look pretty darn sharp. As he returned, another left as Snell h...
Rankings talk, the importance of sample size, how to choose the right player for your team and pitching moves!
These first few weeks have been a bumpy ride for many fantasy owners who invested in early starting pitching but are getting bombarded out the gate. If you used a pick in the first few rounds on Chris...
Each week we will try to give a quick update on each of the top-40 minor leaguers that could help out in the fantasy game in 2019. Of course, there is an element of uncertainty with all of this as we ...
Arms, arms, arms. Ray Flowers reviews the plight of a bevy of arms in this Ramblings entry. Some of the arms are off to solid starts (Buchholz, Morton, Price, Sabathia, Smith), others are a bit cold (...
Expected stats are all the rage in the world of baseball. For years, we've said things like 'this guy should be doing better than he has been showing' or 'this guy is performing over his head.' Now, w...
I'm gonna to spend some time going through the FAAB bidding in five experts leagues. There were some aggressive bids on players that I think were overspends, and plenty a player added on the cheap tha...
Welcome to my weekly Free Agent Acquisition Bidding/Budget (FAAB) column where my goal is to have you confidently prepared to acquire the hitters and pitchers off free agency or waivers to make your t...
Ray Flowers talks injuries (Trout, Scherzer, Ohtani, Hamilton Polanco, Andujar, Sanchez), the WW, and when passing on the "better" player is a good idea.
Just as we're taking an in-depth look at bullpen with our BURR metric, we will breakdown the catcher's position as well at Guru Elite. Normally we just worry about the offensive side of the game, but ...
It's time to look at some arms. Buehler still doesn't look quite right. Foltynewicz is closing in on a return to the bigs. Glasnow has been stupendous. Lynn has turned in a couple of solid outings for...
The 2019 season is underway and, predictably, it's a disaster. Some teams seem to have no plan at all. Other teams are continually searching for answers to get the last out, either because of poor per...
What are the Padres doing with Luis Urias? Is there a plan? What does that mean for his outlook? Altuve is blasting. Buxton is slashing. Chapman is surging. Correa looks healthy. Khris D. is socking. ...
Every week of April can feature words of advice about not panicking, but as I mentioned in last week's column, it's in our nature as fantasy baseball managers. The number of injuries through the first...
Bullpen Usage & Reliever Ratings, or BURR, is an idea that Flowers and Mans have been playing around with since the 2017 season. The reason for their focus is simply that bullpens are a more impor...
Mike Clevinger's back issue will cost him most of the first half. Luis Severino has a new injury, and his first half is also in doubt. Who will step up for the Yankees to fill the void? Clayton Kersha...

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