BaseballHQ.com - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Sleepers, and more https://www.baseballhq.com/frontpage/xmlrpc.php en COVID-19 and BaseballHQ subscriber update https://www.baseballhq.com/content/covid-19-and-baseballhq-subscriber-update <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"> Messages/updates for BaseballHQ.com subscribers during the coronavirus pandemic. Most recent: April 24. </div> </div> </div> <p>The world is a different place, with the baseball season on hiatus due to the conronavirus outbreak. The health and safety of all us given the national crisis is our utmost concern, but all of us want our favorite distraction&mdash;baseball&mdash;back as soon as possible.&nbsp;</p> <p>We&#39;ll keep this page updated as long as we need to to keep you, the BaseballHQ.com subscriber, informed about our plans while we wait for the next steps.</p> <p><strong>April 24, 2020</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/covid-19-and-baseballhq-subscriber-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/covid-19-and-baseballhq-subscriber-update#comments HQ Now Friday No Fri, 24 Apr 2020 17:00:00 +0000 Brent@HQ 11500 at https://www.baseballhq.com MINORS: The HQ100: 2020's top prospects https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2020s-top-prospects <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"> Yes! The HQ100 fantasy baseball prospect list is here, and Wander Franco (SS, TAM) tops the list. But the rest of the 99 are pretty good, too. </div> </div> </div> <p>Well, the 2020 BaseballHQ.com&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/2019-organizational-reports" target="_blank">Organization Reports</a> were completed last week, which means only one thing ... it&#39;s HQ100 Time!</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://www.baseballhq.com/sites/default/files/HQ100_color.jpg" style="height: 101px; width: 300px;" /></p> <p>The HQ100 is BaseballHQ.com&#39;s annual top 100 fantasy prospect list, chosen by a seven-person panel of writers and analysts,&nbsp;designed to guide you and your keeper-league team through the 2020&nbsp;season and beyond.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2020s-top-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2020s-top-prospects#comments Scouting News Monday No Mon, 13 Jan 2020 06:05:00 +0000 Callups 11276 at https://www.baseballhq.com Average Draft Position (ADP) reports https://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="https://baseballhq.com/members/tools/buyersguides/adp?rpt=adp_ty">NFBC ADP report </a>(courtesy of the <a href="https://playnfbc.sportshubtech.com/">National Fantasy Baseball Championship</a>), updated daily.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div> Market Pulse Thu, 03 Jan 2013 04:00:00 +0000 mattc@hq 1814 at https://www.baseballhq.com BATTERS: Integrating barrel rate https://www.baseballhq.com/content/batters-integrating-barrel-rate <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 upper-tier barrel rates of emerging bats like Mitch Garver and Yoan Moncada give them added appeal heading into the 2020 season. </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the fourth in a series of articles that will help you incorporate Statcast metrics into the toolbox we use at BaseballHQ.com.</p> <p>We first looked at the correlation between average exit velocity and the stats and skills we use in our toolbox at BaseballHQ.com. We did this for both <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/batters-integrating-average-exit-velocity" target="_blank">hitters</a> and <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-average-exit-velocity-and-era-hr9" target="_blank">pitchers</a>.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/batters-integrating-barrel-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/batters-integrating-barrel-rate#comments Batting Research & Analytics No Tuesday Tue, 26 May 2020 06:06:00 +0000 Stephen@HQ 11578 at https://www.baseballhq.com (*) ROTISSERIE: NL post-hype sleepers could be big in ’20 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-nl-post-hype-sleepers-could-be-big-%E2%80%9920 <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"> One of the likely results of a shortened 2020 MLB regular season is a universal designated hitter. Adding one is going to create new roles for players in the National League – and potentially ease some lineup logjams. So let’s take a look at a post-hype sleeper from each NL team who could be poised to raise their fantasy profiles. </div> </div> </div> <p>Baseball fans are an optimistic bunch. The thought of someday being able to watch MLB games might be the best motivation we have to survive with the season on hold.</p> <p>Four weeks ago, it looked like the Arizona/Florida plan was the most likely solution. Two weeks ago, a three-division plan with teams in their home stadiums moved to the forefront. This week, perhaps a combination of the two.</p> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-nl-post-hype-sleepers-could-be-big-%E2%80%9920" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-nl-post-hype-sleepers-could-be-big-%E2%80%9920#comments Rotisserie Free Articles Monday Tue, 26 May 2020 06:04:00 +0000 ste388gardner 11575 at https://www.baseballhq.com RE-WATCH 2019: Houston Astros at Minnesota Twins, May 2 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-houston-astros-minnesota-twins-may-2 <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 our final installment of 2019 Re-Watch, the high-powered Twins prevail over the Astros in an early-season contest that gave strong hints of things to come. Examinations of Jose Berrios, the Twins offense, Framber Valdez and Will Harris. </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"><em>(Follow this link for an&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-introduction" target="_blank">introduction and overview</a>&nbsp;of this series.)</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-houston-astros-minnesota-twins-may-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-houston-astros-minnesota-twins-may-2#comments Facts & Flukes MLB RE-WATCH Friday No Fri, 22 May 2020 06:05:00 +0000 Brent@HQ 11576 at https://www.baseballhq.com GM's OFFICE: Flattening the (projections) curve https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-flattening-projections-curve <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"> How do we take our 100-game projections to the draft table? </div> </div> </div> <p>Back on May 1, we unveiled our revised 2020 projections, adjusted to reflect a 100-game season. <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-introducing-our-100-game-projections" target="_blank">In the accompanying article</a>, I outlined the process we used to derive those projections: which changes we had already made, which were still in process, and which we kept out of scope at that time.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-flattening-projections-curve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-flattening-projections-curve#comments GMs Office No Thursday Thu, 21 May 2020 06:05:00 +0000 Ray@HQ 11571 at https://www.baseballhq.com F/F SPOTLIGHT: Rhys Hoskins https://www.baseballhq.com/content/ff-spotlight-rhys-hoskins <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"> Hoskins set the NL on fire as a rookie in 2017, but his two seasons since have been... decent? He&#039;s now 27, so is this the best we&#039;re going to get—or does have have some growth left in him? Our latest Fact/Fluke SPOTLIGHT. </div> </div> </div> <p>We recall seeing the raw projection for Rhys Hoskins when working on the <em>2018 Baseball Forecaster</em>: 58 home runs! It was a crazy number due mainly to his bonkers small MLB sample from 2017, and (as often happens) it ended up being adjusted&nbsp;before publication. Still, the power he showed in&nbsp;rookie debut was tantalizing, and his third-round ADP in 2018 reflected that hope. While he didn&#39;t implode, two somewhat pedestrian seasons (at least for the jumpy-ball era) followed his promising rookie year.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/ff-spotlight-rhys-hoskins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/ff-spotlight-rhys-hoskins#comments The Big Hurt Facts & Flukes No Wednesday Wed, 20 May 2020 06:05:00 +0000 mattc@hq 11572 at https://www.baseballhq.com RE-WATCH 2019: Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks, September 14 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-cincinnati-reds-arizona-diamondbacks-september-14 <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"> Ah, #SeptemberBaseball. This 1-0 game featured only 4 hits, and wrapped up in a tidy 2 hours 15 minutes. Still, we found some interesting observations in that time... </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"><em>(Follow this link for an&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-introduction" target="_blank">introduction and overview</a>&nbsp;of this series.)</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-cincinnati-reds-arizona-diamondbacks-september-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/re-watch-2019-cincinnati-reds-arizona-diamondbacks-september-14#comments Facts & Flukes No Tuesday Tue, 19 May 2020 06:05:00 +0000 Ray@HQ 11574 at https://www.baseballhq.com STARTERS: Integrating barrel rate https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-integrating-barrel-rate <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 barrel rate allowed by starting pitchers has a pretty strong correlation with their ERA, HR/9, and GB%. It&#039;s why guys like Max Fried, Julio Urias, and Brandon Woodruff all carry significant breakout appeal heading into 2020. </div> </div> </div> <p>This is the third in a series of articles that will help you incorporate Statcast metrics into the toolbox we use at BaseballHQ.com.</p> <p>We first looked at the correlation between average exit velocity and the stats and skills we use in our toolbox at BaseballHQ.com. We did this for both <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/batters-integrating-average-exit-velocity" target="_blank">hitters</a> and <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-average-exit-velocity-and-era-hr9" target="_blank">pitchers</a>.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p>Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only. <strong>Please Subscribe at</strong>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe"><strong>https://www.baseballhq.com/subscribe</strong></a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-integrating-barrel-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-integrating-barrel-rate#comments Starters Research & Analytics Monday No Mon, 18 May 2020 06:05:00 +0000 Stephen@HQ 11573 at https://www.baseballhq.com