1. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Full List of This Week's 2-Start Pitchers

    Getting two starts out of a starting pitcher can make all the difference in a weekly fantasy league. While a one-start ace is still an ace, a two-start ace can single-handedly tip the scales...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 1 year ago 1,334 reads 0 comments

  2. 5 Big-Name Starting Pitchers in Danger of Losing Their Jobs

    Most teams pay their big-name starting pitchers a fortune to provide 200 innings this season. But for a few of those pitchers, their performance is crippling teams that hope to contend, and that brings their job security into question...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 1 year ago 16,126 reads 28 comments

  3. Dominant Would-Be Relievers Being Wasted in MLB Rotations

    A team paying a pitcher $5 million for 180-200 innings gets more value for their money than one paying the same amount for 70 innings...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 1 year ago 4,708 reads 6 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Players Who Killed Their Fantasy Baseball Stock in April

    Just one month ago, every major league clubhouse had dreams of October glory, and every fantasy baseball lineup had championship aspirations...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 2,057 reads 1 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball 2013: 7 Hitters You Can Target as Injury Fill-Ins

    So you just lost Ryan Zimmerman, or found out Derek Jeter is going to be out until the All-Star break (if not longer), or you grabbed Jose Reyes early in your draft to anchor the team...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 1,042 reads 1 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Full List of This Week's 2-Start Pitchers

    Sometimes in head-to-head leagues, the best team simply does not win. Maybe there was a key injury. Maybe there was a streak of potential wins blown by a bad bullpen. Or maybe the "worse" team had multiple two-start pitchers...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 4,206 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Vets Shockingly Still in the League at the Start of 2013

    As the victory tour for Mariano Rivera commences, he is not the only player in baseball this season who is well beyond normal retirement age for his profession...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 152 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball: Week 2 Buy Low/Sell High Trade Advice

    One week of the season is gone, and already fantasy owners are panicking. Remember when Albert Pujols batted ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 7,859 reads 15 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball: All-Overvalued Team for 2013

    Any list of overvalued players needs to begin with this disclaimer: These are not bad players. Most of the players on this list are very good players that are simply being drafted far too early or costing too much on the auction block...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 162 reads 31 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball: 2013 Breakout Candidates at Each Position

    Every year, players break out. They emerge from team's benches, the minor leagues or the disabled list and win fantasy leagues with exceptional return on minimal investment. Asking who the "next Mike Trout" is would be a foolish question...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 12,071 reads 17 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Top 10 Mid-Spring Training Sleepers to Target in Drafts

    An excellent rule of thumb for baseball fans is "ignore spring training statistics... except in the case of position battles and health." The players included in these slides are either returning from injury or battling for jobs this season...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 5,100 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball: David Ortiz and 11 Players over 35 to Still Trust in Drafts

    For many fantasy owners, players of a certain age get crossed off long before their drafts begin. They look at a player over that age and assume regression or injuries are on their way...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 1,579 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 Rookie Candidates to Be the Mike Trout of 2013

    There is no "next Mike Trout." Let that be clear. There is no prospect this season who has that kind of immediate potential. But the question can still be asked if any of the current group can have a similar impact in fantasy baseball...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 8,053 reads 19 comments

  14. 2013 Fantasy Value of Every Member of the Red Sox Starting Lineup

    Last season, the Boston Red Sox were a complete mess. And with their clubhouse chemistry and winning ways went their fantasy value. Between injuries and slumps, the usually productive Red Sox lineup let down fantasy owners top to bottom...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 1,174 reads 2 comments

  15. Complete Los Angeles Angels 2013 Season Preview

    The Los Angeles Angels blew up the 2011 winter meetings by signing not just the top pitcher on the market in CJ Wilson, but the top hitter of the decade in Albert Pujols ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 5,737 reads 10 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball: Tim Lincecum, Jon Lester and 10 Pitching Studs Available Late

    The 2012 baseball season saw many big names underperform , leaving owners disappointed and cautious coming into 2013. That also means there are bargains to be had on draft day...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 1,702 reads 1 comments

  17. MLB: Key Dates to Know for Spring Training

    Baseball season is finally back, and over the next two weeks, players will gather from across the country and begin the long journey with dreams of postseason glory...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 12,232 reads 3 comments

  18. Hanley Ramirez, Ben Zobrist and the 10 Best Utility Men in Baseball

    Managers love players who can move around the diamond. Having such flexibility allows them to give tired or injured players days off, while keeping a productive bat in the lineup...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 2,425 reads 1 comments

  19. Aaron Hill, Ryan Braun and 10 Stats Every Owner Needs to Know Before Draft Day

    Fantasy baseball owners are an impulsive bunch. It is even harder to resist such impulses when the clock is ticking down in the draft, and those who have not prepared find themselves ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 2,324 reads 9 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball: Jason Heyward, Jordan Zimmermann and 10 Buy Lows in Your Draft

    Every season fantasy owners go through their research, talk their trash and go into their drafts with dreams of championships and bragging rights. Every year they take studs in the first round and those studs perform...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 3,828 reads 6 comments

  21. Michael Bourn, Mike Napoli and 7 MLB Free Agents to Keep Your Eyes on

    Among the free agents left in this year's class are a man who stole 42 bases and scored 96 runs last season, and another who saved 42 games with a 2.26 ERA and K/9 over nine...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 1,183 reads 1 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: Projecting the 2013 Rotation

    The 2012 Boston Red Sox were a disaster. Four starters made over 20 starts for the team, and all four of them posted ERA over 4.50, WHIP over 1.320 and Clay Buchholz was the only one not to tally double-digit losses...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 7,219 reads 27 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: 5 Changes to Team Culture Coming in 2013

    In December 2010, the Red Sox acquired Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. Shortly after, they signed Gonzalez to a seven-year, $154 million deal and Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million deal...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 218 reads 9 comments

  24. Vernon Wells, Alex Rodriguez and the 10 Worst Free Agent Deals of the Decade

    A big contract is not always bad, and a small contract is not always good. The same can be said for long or short deals...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 1 year ago 3,313 reads 1 comments

  25. Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and a Comparison of 2012 and 2013 MLB Free Agents

    In 2012, Major League Baseball witnessed one of the most anticipated offseasons of the free-agent era. Arguably the greatest hitter of his generation was a free agent, along with several undisputed stars of the game...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 2 years ago 5,318 reads 10 comments