1. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Designated Hitter Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Designated Hitter Rankings. 1. David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox Big Papi just keeps delivering. He hit .309 with 84 runs, 30 home runs and 103 RBI...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 1,466 reads 0 comments

  2. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Closer Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Closer Rankings. 1. Craig Kimbrel , Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel has a 1.48 ERA, a 0.57 WHIP, 138 saves and 341 strikeouts in 206...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 10,330 reads 2 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ranking the Top 25 Second Basemen

    With the top 150 fantasy baseball players all ordered and ranked on the inaugural Big Board , it's time to get into the individual position rankings...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 25,846 reads 43 comments

  4. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Starting Pitcher Rankings. 1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw is 51-23 over the past three years with a 2...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 4,939 reads 0 comments

  5. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Outfielder Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Outfielder Rankings. 1. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout regressed a little from his .326-129-30-83-49 line, but his ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 3,162 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ranking the Top 25 First Basemen

    With the top 150 fantasy baseball players all ordered and ranked on the inaugural Big Board , it's time to get into the individual position rankings...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 21,247 reads 27 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball 2014 Preview: Sleepers, Predictions and Position Rankings

    Spring is coming. As MLB players report to duty in preparation for the 2014 season, fantasy baseball managers also must begin their training...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 23,088 reads 39 comments

  8. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Catcher Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Catcher Rankings. 1. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants Buster Posey hit .294 with 61 runs, 15 home runs and 72 RBI...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 2,176 reads 0 comments

  9. Redefining Batted Balls to Predict BABIP

    Today, I will release metrics that will help supplement our understanding of hitter batted-ball tendencies and provide a model to predict a hitter's Batting Average on Balls in Play, or BABIP...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 months ago 216 reads 0 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ranking the Top 20 Catchers

    With the top 150 fantasy baseball players all ordered and ranked on the inaugural Big Board , it's time to get into the individual position rankings. First up? The catcher spot, which is deeper than owners might expect...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 31,405 reads 26 comments

  11. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Shortstop Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Shortstop Rankings. 1. Hanley Ramirez, Los Angeles Dodgers Hanley Ramirez was limited to 86 games, but he hit ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 3,942 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 Buy-Low Options in Your 2014 Draft

    Regardless of the product, no consumer wants to purchase anything at full price. Some can’t afford to pay the regular amount for luxurious items. Some yearn for the thrill of identifying a discount...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 15,830 reads 8 comments

  13. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Third Base Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends Third Base Rankings: 1. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers (2013 Stats: ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 2,115 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball 2014: The Pre-Spring Training Top 150 Big Board

    With spring training underway and the fantasy baseball season bearing down, it's time to reveal a special project: w elcome, fantasy friends, to the Big Board...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 18,474 reads 50 comments

  15. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Second Base Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Second Base Rankings. 1. Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners Robinson Cano left Yankee Stadium for Safeco , but he is still the premier second baseman in the league...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 2,313 reads 0 comments

  16. 2014 Fantasy Baseball First Base Rankings

    Here's the first look at the 2014 Lester's Legends' First Base Rankings. I’m not including the likes of Buster Posey, Carlos Santana or Joe Mauer, because you're likely using them in your catcher slot...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 6 months ago 1,674 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy: 2014 Sleepers at Pitcher to Target Late

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks got a head start on MLB spring training and are already busy in the desert...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 21,264 reads 5 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Complete How-to Guide to Spring Training

    The smell of spring training burgeoning is enough to blossom excitement among fantasy baseball managers. Those exhibition games signal the beginning of draft season, but should anyone ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 7,385 reads 7 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2014: Ranking the Top 25 Names to Know

    In case you haven't yet opened your eyes to the upcoming—and fast-approaching—fantasy baseball season, it's time to stop hitting the snooze button on your internal alarm clock, wake up and start sleepering...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 53,969 reads 48 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball 2014: 10 MLB Players Most Likely to Regress This Season

    The Super Bowl just ended. Have you started your fantasy baseball preparation yet? If your answer is no, don't worry: There's help on the way, starting with a look at a batch of players who are coming off fantastic fantasy seasons in 2013...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 22,175 reads 34 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ideal Draft Strategy, Top Sleepers and Player Rankings

    With MLB spring training set to start in a couple of weeks, it also signals the beginning of a new fantasy baseball season...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 7 months ago 47,972 reads 11 comments

  22. FanGraphs: The Difficulty in Projecting Abreu

    The marriage of scouting and statistics is well past the honeymoon stage in most front offices, but there are times when it's easier than others...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 months ago 484 reads 0 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball: 25 Sleepers Primed to Break Down MLB's Doors in 2014

    Experts and armchair analysts will tell you that fantasy baseball is all about value-based strategy. This value-based strategy will eliminate the need to overpay for certain players ...

    Pete Dymeck Written by Pete Dymeck about 7 months ago 16,203 reads 2 comments

  24. Ten Breakout Players to Watch for 2014

    These are 10 players I like heading into the season, five position players and five pitchers. I'm calling them breakout candidates, although if you're a fantasy player, you already know about them...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 months ago 427 reads 0 comments

  25. Twins Top Prospect Says He Can Hit 45-55 HR

    The Minnesota Twins have high hopes for Miguel Sano, who evidently has high expectations of himself as well...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 months ago 112 reads 0 comments