1. Fantasy Baseball: Second Half Predictions

    With the All-Star break finally upon us, fantasy owners have time to take a breath and determine exactly where they are and what they can do to improve over the final few months of the season...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 1,161 reads 0 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball: Friday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind Impressive pitching is probably the only way to describe several outings yesterday. Roy Oswalt led the charge by recording a one-hitter...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball: Finding Diamonds on Waivers

    So, you are struggling and cannot seem to get out of your own way. The fantasy offense you put together is slumping and your pitching staff continues to be lackluster at best...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 2,164 reads 0 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: Thursday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind Not a bad night for Buster Posey. The San Francisco Giants catcher smacked two home runs and drove in six to lead the Giants to a 15-2 win over the Brewers...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball: Thursday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind Kevin Youkilis left last night's game with what is described as "right ankle pain." Youkilis was seen stretching the injury out during the third inning of the game ...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball: Tuesday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind If last night does not convince you to drop Daisuke Matsuzaka, not much else will. Look, I will take some blame here. I honestly thought that being healthy this season without a WBC would help him out and keep him on target...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball: Friday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind The news keeps getting better for the Red Sox. Sources with the team indicate that Jason Varitek will be placed on the DL with a broken foot...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball: Wednesday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind You can set your watch to certain things. The sun will rise. The media will overreact to a hot start by the Blue Jays. Brett Favre will drag out his retirement...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball: Tuesday News and Notes

    Just so you all are aware (well, at least those of you that check this space out everyday), the next few weeks will be up and down in terms of content...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball: Friday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind Carl Crawford was removed from yesterday's game with a sore throwing shoulder. The Rays do not believe that this is anything long term, but Crawford is not expected to be in the lineup on Friday night...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball: Thursday News and Notes

    Last Night Rewind Jonathan Papelbon blew his second save in 18 chances last night. He gave up two absolute bombs in the ninth inning last night that destroyed a solid performance by the Boston offense against the best pitcher in baseball...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about over 4 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball: Is the Closer Situation in 2010 Worse Than 2009?

    With the varying bits of news circulating over the wire regarding the closers for a number of teams recently, it got me thinking if this year is worse than last...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 675 reads 3 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball: Drafting Injury Risks, Pitchers Edition

    Certain players seem to both attract and then disgust fantasy owners. Each season there are several pitchers that we as managers cannot help but select for our teams...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 385 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball: Five Rookies for 2010

    Want to impress your friends and dazzle your league-mates? The way to do that is to make smart selections at the end of a draft...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 4,086 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball: The Down Side of Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton

    There will not be many occasions this year where you will find B.J. Upton on a fantasy team that I manage. Upton is a fine player for what he provides, but it still seems that many owners are ...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball: Why Not To Draft the Top Five Closers

    Relief pitching is almost a necessary evil when it comes to the fantasy baseball world. Last season, 37 players recorded at least 10 saves, but only one pitched more than 80 innings...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball: Five Guys Ready for a Rebound

    Whereas some are taking a look at people that may be best to avoid, there are others ready for a rebound in 2010. The players discussed below are coming off of down years and were not held off the field due to injury...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 403 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball: Why You Need To Be on Twitter

    The idea for this article is not original to me, so there is no need to take credit for it. In fact, a friend of mine over at FantasyHurler.com put together such a piece not too long ago...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 139 reads 1 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball: What Positional Scarcity?

    Just a year ago, many analysts sat to look at the various positions only to realize that depth was not the strength up the middle. From catcher to second base to shortstop, there was not much to be had outside the top five or so selections...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  20. Finding True Fantasy Baseball Sleepers

    The term "sleeper" has to be the most overused word in fantasy baseball. Everyone has a list of them and they all seem to have it mean something different. I am no different in this regard...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 514 reads 2 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball: Draft This, Not That

    Drafting often brings out the most angst in fantasy owners. There are always questions as to whether or not the right player has been selected, if a player was drafted too high, or if he will be able to perform...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 357 reads 2 comments

  22. Bengie Molina Signs with San Francisco Giants: The Fantasy Impact

    Bengie Molina's return to the Giants should have fantasy owners both intrigued and irritated at the same time...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 533 reads 2 comments

  23. The Inherent Risks Of Drafting Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitchers Early

    The title here sounds a bit like one of those commandment-type things Moses brought down from the mountain. Fact of the matter is, it is a true statement. Drafting pitching early is a high-risk proposition...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  24. Fixing the Baseball Hall of Fame Voting Process

    As the dust has finally settled on the election of Andre Dawson, it is time to take a step back and look at changes to the election system of the Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 631 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Baseball: Hank Blalock and Ben Sheets Remain Impact Free Agents

    Even with the latest burst of signings, there are still over 100 free agents available across baseball. Many of them are bit players; those that will end up being fourth outfielders or bench players on non-contending teams...

    Collin Hager Written by Collin Hager about almost 5 years ago 275 reads 0 comments