1. MLB Fantasy Baseball: 99 Predictions for the 2011 Season

    Some are bolder than others, but here are 99 predictions for the upcoming 2011 season to whet your baseball palate. American League 1. Matt Wieters will eclipse 20 home runs...

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  2. Ricky Romero Is Falling Too Far in Fantasy Baseball Drafts

    I don't usually get angry about player's ADP, but allow me to get something off my chest: Ricky Romero is going way too late in drafts...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 960 reads 2 comments

  3. The 2011 Guide to Drafting Starting Pitchers in Fantasy Baseball

    I'm sure you've heard it a million times by now—starting pitching is very deep. Because of the plethora of quality pitchers in the major leagues, there are plenty of bargains to be had in the middle-to-late rounds of your draft...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 960 reads 0 comments

  4. 2011 Fantasy Baseball All-Value Team

    I’m sure you look at one of these lists every year. The writer picks the player from each position that delivered the most value. It’s not necessarily the best player but rather the player that delivered the most bang for your buck...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 677 reads 7 comments

  5. MLB: Five Cheap Pitchers to Target in Fantasy Baseball

    So, you lost Adam Wainwright. What do you do? Well, first you have to question yourself as to why you held your draft so early. Are you really that impatient? Let this be a lesson to you all—sometimes procrastination works...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 844 reads 3 comments

  6. Baseball Prof's 2011 NFBC Draft: Rounds 1-15

    As fantasy baseball experts, and professors, we naturally look for as many possible ways to challenge ourselves during the baseball season...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  7. Washington Nationals' Jordan Zimmermann: Poised for a Comeback Year?

    We have already covered a bunch of fantasy player projections for the upcoming 2011 season, and now I want to talk about one guy who I am a big fan of— Jordan Zimmermann ...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 330 reads 1 comments

  8. Colorado Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin: A Potential Ace in the Making

    Perhaps you’ve heard of Jhoulys Chacin , but judging by his 241st-ranked ADP in drafts this week on Mock Draft Central, I’m guessing you probably haven’t...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 901 reads 4 comments

  9. Delmon Young, Minnesota Twins: Can He Repeat His Numbers in 2011?

    A once highly touted prospect, Delmon Young finally had his “breakout” year in 2010. His .298 average, 21 home runs and 112 RBI were all career highs. Those numbers were certainly useful and made Young a solid No...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 861 reads 4 comments

  10. Toronto Blue Jays' Travis Snider: Will He Flourish As a Full-Time Outfielder?

    So it’s the end of the draft, and you feel like you could use another outfielder. You see some familiar names: Raul Ibanez , Magglio Ordonez and Alfonso Soriano . "I’ll draft one of these guys," you think to yourself...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 681 reads 3 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena: Will He Bounce Back in the Windy City?

    Two major power hitters hit below the Mendoza line last year— Carlos Pena (.196) and Mark Reynolds (...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 1,068 reads 3 comments

  12. 2011 New York Yankees: 5 Big Questions

    We here at Baseball Professor think about our readers first and ourselves second—albeit a close second...

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  13. 5 Big Questions: 2011 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

    We here at Baseball Professor think about our readers first and ourselves second—albeit a close second...

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  14. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Report Card: Carl Crawford V. Carlos Gonzalez

    When talking about hyped up outfielders this offseason, Carl Crawford and Carlos Gonzalez come to mind. It’s hard for an eight-year veteran like Crawford to be hyped up, but his move to the loaded Boston Red Sox lineup did just that...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 537 reads 2 comments

  15. 2011 Oakland Athletics: 5 Big Questions and Preview

    We here at Baseball Professor think about our readers first and ourselves second—albeit a close second...

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  16. Tampa Bay Rays: Will B.J. Upton Finally Deliver in 2011?

    Hello, my name is George Fitopoulos, and I'm a B.J. Upton apologist. They say the first step to recovery is acceptance...

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  17. 2011 Chicago Cubs: 5 Big Questions and Preview

    We here at Baseball Professor think about our readers first and ourselves second — albeit a close second...

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  18. MLB 2011: 5 Big Questions for the AL East's Tampa Bay Rays

    We here at Baseball Professor think about our readers first and ourselves second—albeit a close second...

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  19. Gordon Beckham: 2011 Fantasy Sleeper

    It was a tale of two halves last season for Chicago's Gordon Beckham . Last year, Beckham was coming off a very successful rookie season where he batted .270 with 14 home runs, 63 RBI and seven stolen bases in just 103 games...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 835 reads 1 comments

  20. MLB Debate Team: Miguel Cabrera Vs. Joey Votto

    For 10 consecutive seasons, fantasy baseball has had Albert Pujols dominate the first base position like no one else...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 658 reads 2 comments

  21. Debate Team: Hanley Ramirez vs. Troy Tulowitzki

    In our first debate, we take a look at the top two shortstops in fantasy baseball as both should be top 10 picks...

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  22. Ichiro Suzuki: No Longer an Elite Fantasy Outfielder in 2011

    Some people have a hard time letting go. Brett Favre with retirement, Guns N' Roses fans with Chinese Democracy and now fantasy owners with Ichiro Suzuki ...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 1,738 reads 8 comments

  23. Jose Bautista: 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Outlook

    One of the biggest questions surrounding the baseball world this offseason involves the bat of Toronto's newest slugger, Jose Bautista...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 1,267 reads 0 comments

  24. The Worries of the Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler

    Over the past year, Ian Kinsler has been steadily falling down people's wish lists and deservedly so. He has never been able to shake the injury bug as he has only played in more than 130 games once in his five-year career...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about over 3 years ago 1,055 reads 1 comments

  25. LA Angels: Don't Underrate Joel Pineiro's Injury

    Yesterday, I managed to get the day off from and thought I would treat myself to a little afternoon baseball. Luckily, my beloved Red Sox were taking on the Angels and one of my fantasy starters (Joel Pineiro) was slated to take the mound...

    George Fitopoulos Written by George Fitopoulos about almost 5 years ago 501 reads 0 comments