BaseballHQ.com - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Sleepers, and more http://www.baseballhq.com/frontpage/glossary-l-o en Average Draft Position (ADP) reports http://www.baseballhq.com/content/average-draft-position-adp-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get your ADP info here! </div> </div> </div> <!-- <p><a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com/feeds/adp_formatted_report_fb.jsp?pid=HQ&amp;ads=none%22">Mock Draft Central&#39;s ADP report</a> (courtesy of <a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com">MockDraftCentral.com)</a>, updated daily.</p> --><!-- <p><a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com/feeds/adp_formatted_report_fb.jsp?pid=HQ&amp;ads=none%22">Mock Draft Central&#39;s ADP report</a> (courtesy of <a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com">MockDraftCentral.com)</a>, updated daily.</p> --><!-- <p><a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com/feeds/adp_formatted_report_fb.jsp?pid=HQ&amp;ads=none%22">Mock Draft Central&#39;s ADP report</a> (courtesy of <a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com">MockDraftCentral.com)</a>, updated daily.</p> --><!-- <p><a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com/feeds/adp_formatted_report_fb.jsp?pid=HQ&amp;ads=none%22">Mock Draft Central&#39;s ADP report</a> (courtesy of <a href="http://www.mockdraftcentral.com">MockDraftCentral.com)</a>, updated daily.</p> --><p><a href="http://baseballhq.com/members/tools/buyersguides/adp?rpt=adp_ty ">NFBC ADP report </a>(courtesy of the <a href="http://nfbc.stats.com">National Fantasy Baseball Championship</a>), updated daily.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div> Market Pulse Thu, 03 Jan 2013 04:00:00 +0000 mattc@hq 1814 at http://www.baseballhq.com PT TODAY: Eaton moves to Washington http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-eaton-moves-washington <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adam Eaton was the latest former White Sox player on the move as Chicago continues to strengthen its farm system. Plus Davis/Soler, Desmond, Gomez and more. </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"><em>Team-by-team playing time allocation charts can be found in our <a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/teamlink?tmid=2" target="teamlink">Teamview</a>&nbsp;pages.</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-eaton-moves-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-eaton-moves-washington#comments PT Today No Thursday Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:07:00 +0000 bhq_admin 7338 at http://www.baseballhq.com RESEARCH: Throwing Meatballs http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-throwing-meatballs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do &quot;meatballs&quot; thrown down the middle of the plate get hit harder than other pitches? Are some pitchers more prone to throwing &quot;meatballs&quot; than others? And does it really matter? </div> </div> </div> <p>&quot;Meatball&quot; pitches are those fastballs that go right down the middle of the plate and get hit a long way. Except when they don&rsquo;t.</p> <p>Basically, two kinds of Meatballs exist. The first group consists of fastball grooved down the heart of the plate. These are usually the sign of a desperate pitcher who is just looking for a called strike. Another type of Meatball is a pitch which misses its location, drifts&nbsp;across the plate, and gets crushed.&nbsp;While the meatballs exist and may get hit around, it is about impossible to predict their results.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-throwing-meatballs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-throwing-meatballs#comments Research & Analytics No Thursday Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:05:00 +0000 wydiyd 7336 at http://www.baseballhq.com 2017 Organization Reports: NL East http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-nl-east <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 3B Brian Anderson is one of a few shining lights in the Miami farm system. We continue our tour of the NL East with the Marlins Organization Report. </div> </div> </div> <p>We continue with&nbsp;the BaseballHQ.com 2017&nbsp;Organization Reports&mdash;the&nbsp;prospect lists with a&nbsp;built-in&nbsp;fantasy edge. Over the next five weeks, we&#39;ll take an in-depth look at the top minor leaguers with the brightest fantasy futures&nbsp;in each&nbsp;MLB organization. Whether you use these lists to stock your keeper league&#39;s farm system, or to familiarize yourself with the prospects that will make an impact in the 2017 season,&nbsp;there will be&nbsp;tons of info to mine.&nbsp;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-nl-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-nl-east#comments Scouting News No Thursday Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:04:00 +0000 bhq_admin 7334 at http://www.baseballhq.com (*) PT TODAY: Sale switches Sox http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-sale-switches-sox <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a Winter Meetings blockbuster, Chris Sale heads to Boston. Plus fantasy ramifications of news on Melancon, Moreland, Thornburg and more. </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"><em>Team-by-team playing time allocation charts can be found in our <a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/teamlink?tmid=2" target="teamlink">Teamview</a>&nbsp;pages.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-sale-switches-sox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-sale-switches-sox#comments PT Today Free Articles Wednesday Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:06:00 +0000 bhq_admin 7335 at http://www.baseballhq.com PT TODAY: Beltran, Norris, Segura, Walker on the move http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-beltran-norris-segura-walker-move <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As we clear the transactions deck before the Winter Meetings, our look at the new homes and fits for Beltra, Norris, Walker and more. </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"><em>Team-by-team playing time allocation charts can be found in our <a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/teamlink?tmid=2" target="teamlink">Teamview</a>&nbsp;pages.</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-beltran-norris-segura-walker-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-beltran-norris-segura-walker-move#comments PT Today Monday No Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:06:00 +0000 bhq_admin 7333 at http://www.baseballhq.com KEEPERS: 2017 Dynasty Reload—2B http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%942b <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joe Panik is prominent on an interesting list of 2017 rebound candidates and prospects-with-upside who are a year or two away in our 2017 second base report. </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the&nbsp;third&nbsp;installment of&nbsp;our&nbsp;annual&nbsp;off-season series&nbsp;aimed at helping&nbsp;keeper league (KL) and dynasty&nbsp;owners&nbsp;address needs&nbsp;over the next 3-5 years. Each week we will examine a position, and note players and prospects&nbsp;who&nbsp;1)&nbsp;are likely&nbsp;available in your league;&nbsp;and&nbsp;2)&nbsp;we think have a good shot at earning double-digit R$ sometime between 2017 and&nbsp;2019.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%942b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%942b#comments Keeper Leagues Friday No Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:06:00 +0000 JOCK@HQ 7328 at http://www.baseballhq.com 2017 Organization Reports: AL East http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-al-east <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OF Anthony Alford is one of the top Toronto prospects that is included in our Blue Jays 2017 Organization Report. </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>2017 Organization Reports</strong></p> <p>Welcome to the BaseballHQ.com 2017&nbsp;Organization Reports&mdash;the&nbsp;prospect lists with a&nbsp;built-in&nbsp;fantasy edge. Over the next six weeks, we&#39;ll take an in-depth look at the top minor leaguers with the brightest fantasy futures&nbsp;in each&nbsp;MLB organization. Whether you use these lists to stock your keeper league&#39;s farm system, or to familiarize yourself with the prospects that will make an impact in the 2017 season,&nbsp;there will be&nbsp;tons of info to mine.&nbsp;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-al-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/2017-organization-reports-al-east#comments Scouting News Friday No Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:04:00 +0000 bhq_admin 7332 at http://www.baseballhq.com RESEARCH: Draft Simulations—PVM, SGP, and z-scores http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-draft-simulations%E2%80%94pvm-sgp-and-z-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this article, three of the most common approaches to valuing players are directly compared. </div> </div> </div> <p>Most fantasy baseball players are familiar with three of the most common methods for converting projected stats into dollar values to be used in a fantasy draft or auction. These are the percentage valuation method (PVM), the standings gain points (SGP) method, and the z-score method.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-draft-simulations%E2%80%94pvm-sgp-and-z-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/research-draft-simulations%E2%80%94pvm-sgp-and-z-scores#comments Research & Analytics No Thursday Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:06:00 +0000 begavett_d 7331 at http://www.baseballhq.com KEEPERS: 2017 Dynasty Reload—1B http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%941b <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-label">article teaser:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 1B outlook has taken a U-turn from last year, as Tommy Joseph and a host of new and interesting names gives the position some long-needed potential. </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the&nbsp;second&nbsp;installment of&nbsp;our&nbsp;annual&nbsp;off-season series&nbsp;aimed at helping&nbsp;keeper league (KL) and dynasty&nbsp;owners&nbsp;address needs&nbsp;over the next 3-5 years. Each week we will examine a position, and note players and prospects&nbsp;who&nbsp;1)&nbsp;are likely&nbsp;available in your league;&nbsp;and&nbsp;2)&nbsp;we think have a good shot at earning double-digit R$ sometime between 2017 and&nbsp;2019.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%941b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.baseballhq.com/content/keepers-2017-dynasty-reload%E2%80%941b#comments Keeper Leagues Friday No Fri, 25 Nov 2016 05:05:00 +0000 JOCK@HQ 7323 at http://www.baseballhq.com