1. 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 almost 5 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 almost 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 almost 5 years ago 526 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 almost 5 years ago 272 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 almost 5 years ago 576 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 5 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 5 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5 years ago 2,156 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 5 years ago 3,866 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 5 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 5 years ago 159 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 5 years ago 347 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 5 years ago 4,871 reads 3 comments

  15. 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 5 years ago 349 reads 2 comments

  16. 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 5 years ago 188 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 5 years ago 107 reads 2 comments