Rotisserie

January 27, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
While many of us sports fans were enjoying the NFL playoffs these last few weeks, the MLB Hot Stove League turned up the heat recently with a couple signings, a big trade and an international free-agent. All of this is well and good for Major League Baseball, but more importantly, how do these moves impact fantasy baseball (and NFBC) owners?
Joshua
Weller
January 20, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
Most managers in auction-format leagues can name a time in which they had either spent too much on a player during an auction, or conversely, didn't spend enough on that player who was coveted pre-auction. In today's column, we explore the concept of "auction fever," or the tendency to over-bid in auctions, and how it may affect the auction-format fantasy baseball manager.
Kristopher
Olson
January 16, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
However, fantasy players can salvage one benefit from all the rancor over how to divide up millions (or even billions) of dollars. After all, at least some of the issues owners and players tend to squabble over, like competitive balance and freedom of player movement, are also concerns for fantasy leagues. This past fall's NBA negotiations yielded one such nugget for fantasy owners to consider: the concept of "amnesty," which found its way into the final collective-bargaining agreement and has already resulted in a couple star players finding new homes (like the pictured Baron Davis).
January 08, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
Veteran fantasy owners know that identifying position scarcity is as important as finding stolen bases on Draft Day. If you don’t identify the positions without depth before your draft you will definitely be the last one standing without a chair when the music stops.
January 03, 2012 1:00 AM GMT
The biggest news of the baseball off-season for fantasy owners came during the heart of the football season when we learned that Ryan Braun (OF, MIL) had tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). The potential 50-game suspension of the National League’s reigning MVP rocked baseball and dramatically changed the early rounds in fantasy baseball.
Matthew
Cederholm
December 23, 2011 1:00 AM GMT
The Astros are coming! Or: the Astros are leaving! What to do? What to do?
December 09, 2011 1:00 AM GMT
A look at early pitching values in NFBC formats.
December 03, 2011 1:00 AM GMT
Everyone goes into the off-season these days looking for the next great Sleeper. Unfortunately, by the time Draft Day rolls around everyone has identified those sleepers. So now the key isn't FINDING those sleepers, it's knowing WHEN to draft those sleepers.
November 09, 2011 1:00 AM GMT
This has the potential to be a very solid rookie class and fantasy owners would be wise to put these 8 players on their Cheat Sheets:
November 02, 2011 12:00 AM GMT
Did you ever consider that WHERE you draft from plays a big factor in how you handle that draft plan? Do your player evaluations allow you to win from any spot? I hope so.
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