1. Fantasy Football By the Numbers: Worry About Delhomme, Graham, Edwards

    It only took one week of NFL action to gray the hair of fantasy football owners. You should always take a deep breath after the first week of fantasy football and remember that it is only one week...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 421 reads 0 comments

  2. RBTN: American League Zeroes Now National League Heroes

    You want to bolster your fantasy baseball team’s pitching staff? Just pick up the same scrubs off the waiver wire that National League teams are and you will do just fine. The National League is inferior to the American League, plain and simple...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  3. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Fantasy Football Receivers 26-50

    So you are planning on going heavy on quarterbacks and running backs in your fantasy football draft? No problem! There will still be some decent wide receivers in the middle and late rounds that you can load up your roster with...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 267 reads 0 comments

  4. Rotisserie By The Numbers: The Top 25 Receivers in Fantasy Football

    We have rated the runners and the throwers. Now it is time to rank the receivers! Receivers are to fantasy football what outfielders are to fantasy baseball – the talent pool is deeper than Jerry Jones’ pockets...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 511 reads 0 comments

  5. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Fantasy Football Running Backs 26-50

    You will need more than two good running backs to win your fantasy football league this year. If you think drafting Adrian Peterson in the first round and Brandon Jacobs in the second will wrap up a playoff spot for you, think again, Vermeil...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 556 reads 2 comments

  6. Rotisserie by the Numbers: The Top 25 Fantasy Running Backs

    Quarterback might the most important position in the NFL, but running back is the most important position in fantasy football. If you have no running backs, then you have no chance of winning your fantasy league...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 2,010 reads 4 comments

  7. RBTN: The Top 40 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks

    Are you ready for some football—fantasy football, that is. There is a no shortage of soap opera storylines at the quarterback position this season in fantasy football...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 439 reads 2 comments

  8. RBTN: Chad Gaudin and Carl Pavano Have Fantasy Value!

    Chad Gaudin is 4-10 with a 5.13 ERA and 1.53 WHIP. Carl Pavano is 9-8 with a 5.37 ERA, a 1.38 WHIP, and is, well, Carl Pavano. These two pitchers cannot possibly help fantasy baseball teams down the stretch, right? Actually, they can...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  9. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Trading Deadline Fantasy Winners and Losers

    Even the struggling economy could not slow down the buyer’s market at baseball’s July 31 trading deadline. You know the fantasy baseball rule: switching teams usually means a player’s fantasy value ticks upward...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  10. Jeff Francoeur, Adam LaRoche, and Julio Lugo Thriving on New Teams

    Fantasy baseball rule No. 276: A player’s fantasy value normally goes up when he is traded. Fantasy baseball rule No. 384: Try not to draft too many Baltimore Orioles pitchers or Kansas City Royals hitters...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 531 reads 0 comments

  11. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Better Values for Hossa and Pronger

    You could never tell that the world economy is suffering through a major financial crisis with the way some NHL teams are spending their money. But 40-goal scorers and No...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 279 reads 10 comments

  12. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Gaborik's Value Rises with Rangers

    NHL organizations waste no time overhauling their rosters. The Stanley Cup has only had beer guzzled out of it by a handful of Pittsburgh Penguins, yet almost every major free agent is off the board and many other top names have been traded to new teams..

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 5 years ago 582 reads 0 comments

  13. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Milton Bradley, Fantasy Baseball Nightmare

    There are three things fantasy baseball owners can always count on: Milton Bradley going on the disabled list, Bradley getting suspended, and Bradley hitting reasonably well on those odd occasions when he is on the field...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  14. Rotisserie by the Numbers: The 10 Biggest Flops in Fantasy Baseball

    Will Ferrell’s Land of the Lost, bank stocks and Mother Nature have not been the only flops this summer. Fantasy baseball has had its fair share of flops. I cannot remember a recent year where more big-name players were big-time busts...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  15. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Red-Hot Rockies Boosting Fantasy Teams

    The Colorado Rockies have been one of the streakiest teams in baseball the past couple seasons, so it should come as no surprise that they have won 11 straight games. What is a surprise is which Rockies are doing all the damage...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 2,159 reads 0 comments

  16. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Deal Heath Bell, Adrian Gonzalez, and Raul Ibanez Now

    Buy low, sell high. The philosophy works in the stock market, real estate, and fantasy baseball. This column is all about the sell-high part...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 3,869 reads 2 comments

  17. Rotisserie by the Numbers: J.J. Putz Leads Pack of Problem Players

    If a player slumps during April, fantasy owners normally write it off as just a bad month by a slow starter that may need a few extra weeks to get cooking. But two bad months in a row is a pretty good indication that the panic button should be pressed...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 160 reads 0 comments

  18. Rotisserie By the Numbers: Jake Peavy Peeves His Fantasy Owners

    Jake Peavy has a lot of nerve. Peavy would rather pitch in a ballpark spacious enough to host a Fielder family reunion than pitch at a place that sometimes turns simple fly balls into three-run homers...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 165 reads 3 comments

  19. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Troubled Times for Andre Ethier

    Manny Ramirez’s stupidity did not just ruin his own fantasy value. Nobody in baseball benefited more from the teammate hitting behind him than Andre Ethier has since Ramirez was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trading deadline last season..

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  20. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Three Blue Jays Hitting Above Their Heads

    Most baseball experts and fantasy baseball pundits are perplexed about the team at the top of the toughest division in baseball. It is not the defending American League champion Tampa Bay Rays...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  21. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Mark Reynolds, Joe Saunders Deserve More Credit

    Why do we always focus on the negative in fantasy baseball? A guy wouldn’t turn down a date with Anna Kournikova just because she had an underwhelming tennis career—and you would ...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 4,881 reads 3 comments

  22. Rotisserie by the Numbers: Fast Starters Due to Slow Down

    The first month of the baseball season cannot be taken too seriously. We are not headed towards a San Diego Padres-Seattle Mariners World Series. We are not going to have the new Yankee Stadium surpass Coors Field as the easiest ballpark to hit homers in.

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 360 reads 2 comments

  23. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Injuries Ruining Fantasy Baseball Rosters

    Gone are the days when only Rich Harden, Kerry Wood, and Milton Bradley got injured. Now the disabled list is filling up quicker than the seats at a Dave Matthews concert, and we are only a week-plus into the season...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 196 reads 2 comments

  24. Rotisserie By The Numbers: Emilio Bonifacio Tops First-Week Wonders

    After eight years of spreading the fantasy baseball gospel at SportsTicker, this preacher has a new church...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments