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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...
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...
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 ...
Just as we're taking an in-depth look at bullpen with our BURR metric, we will breakdown the catcher's position at Fantasy Guru. Normally we just worry about the offensive side of the game, but as we ...
It's early, so let's talk about sample sizes this week in the Hot & Cold article. Ray will discuss how much time is needed before you should be leaping to conclusions. Ray will discuss Bruce/Dozie...
Which guys are good against lefties? Which batters struggle against soft tossers? Conversely, which arms struggle at home or dominate hitters with swing and miss tendencies? In what can be a maddening...
Anyone can read an ADP list, even though most folks don't use those correctly (How to Use ADP Properly). Nuance though, like as reading the draft room, is likely even more important than the same old ...
Which guys are good against lefties? Which batters struggle against soft tossers? Conversely, which arms struggle at home or dominate hitters with swing and miss tendencies? In what can be a maddening...
Jeff Mans has a big ego, and a loud voice. Therefore, I do whatever I can to minimize his importance when at all possible. However, in this instance he deserves full credit. The basis of this article ...
Which guys are good against lefties? Which batters struggle against soft tossers? Conversely, which arms struggle at home or dominate hitters with swing and miss tendencies? In what can be a maddening...
The majority of fantasy baseball leagues have thankfully joined modern times where picking up free agents is no longer a first-come, first-serve experience. For those who still employee this format, p...
The Opener came into vogue last season. You know, the reliever that starts a game who might face just the first couple of batters or even pitch into the second inning, and then is relieved by a guy wh...
We're coming up on the start of the 2019 MLB season, and we're still dealing with a host of teams that haven't committed to a plan for the 9th inning. Well, maybe they have committed to a plan, but th...
I don't know how some of you do it. You go through life willy-nilly and seem genuinely happy to do so. I'm not criticizing you, I am actually very, very jealous. You see, I need to plan EVERYTHING. I ...
THIS ARTICLE IS WRITTEN BY TED SCHUSTER. Which guys are good against lefties? Which batters struggle against soft tossers? Conversely, which arms struggle at home or dominate hitters with swing and mi...
  We've covered the skills you should be looking for with arms in Relievers What to Target and Relievers What to Avoid. In this piece we will move from the macro to the micro. In this article we will ...
Who throws big innings? Does anyone any more? Ray Flowers will break down the declining numbers posted in the innings pitched category for starting pitchers. He will then discuss those hurlers that sa...
This article is going to be all about league averages, from the pitcher's perspective. Did they perform better at home or on the road? What happened as the pitches piled up? Where they worse off as th...
Whether its geologist finding a rare jewel, producer finding the next famous musician at a dive bar or you or I scooping up a Ken Griffey Jr. '89 Upper Deck rookie card at a garage sale in a two-dolla...
Contact matters, a lot. In some circles though, that is lost. Yes, there are outliers, but in general a poor approach at the dish, which includes the inability to put the ball in play consistently, ca...
No matter what you hear from some people, you can't love everybody. This article will lay out which players I'm out on. Of course, there is a vital caveat that you must take to heart before proceeding...
We spend a ton of energy an effort breaking down the skills of players. We start with the surface stats before moving deeper to analyze the skills that a player owns. Once we've established who a play...
It was always ERA. Then it was FIP. Then xFIP. Then SIERA. There is always some new measure to digest when it comes to trying to understand how pitchers performed. One of the newer iterations is Deser...
Growing up, we learned about homers, runs batted in and batting average. Hell, we revere the Triple-Crown in baseball (leading the league in all three categories). But we've come to realize that batti...

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