BaseballHQ.com - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Sleepers, and more https://www.baseballhq.com/frontpage/%3C/p%3E%3Cp%3Ehttp%3A/members/tools/weekly/www.baseballhq.com/members/strategy en ROTISSERIE: 2021 Straight Draft Guide https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-2021-straight-draft-guide <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"> Our annual Straight Draft opus... </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>How we got here</strong></p> <p>This is year #17 of this straight draft opus. We have tinkered with our approach quite a bit over the years. Some of that work is best left to the archives, but in the spirit of &quot;showing our work&quot;, we present the full archive of prior SDGs anyway:</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/rotisserie-2021-straight-draft-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-2021-straight-draft-guide#comments Rotisserie Friday No Fri, 05 Mar 2021 06:04:00 +0000 Ray@HQ 12214 at https://www.baseballhq.com MINORS: The HQ100: 2021's top prospects https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2021s-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"> For the second year in a row, Wander Franco ranks #1 on our top-100 prospect list. The next 99 are quite different, though... </div> </div> </div> <p>Well, the 2021 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 eight-person panel of writers and analysts,&nbsp;designed to guide you and your keeper-league team through the 2021 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-hq100-2021s-top-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2021s-top-prospects#comments Scouting News Monday No Mon, 11 Jan 2021 05:05:00 +0000 bhq_admin 12070 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 CALL-UPS: April 6-12, 2021 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/call-ups-april-6-12-2021 <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"> Call-ups for April 11, 2021: Brent Honeywell (RHP, TAM), Alex Lange (RHP, DET), and Alan Trejo (INF, COL). </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Brent Honeywell (RHP, TAM)</em></p> <p><em>The players covered in this column are only those who still have rookie status as determined by MLB, and who have not already been written up earlier in 2021. Find previous Call-up profiles on the News tab of the&nbsp;player&#39;s PlayerLink page.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><em>Contributing writers: Jeremy Deloney, Chris Blessing, Nick Richards, Matthew St-Germain, Andy Smith and Tanner Smith</em></p> <p><strong>April 11, 2021</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/call-ups-april-6-12-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/call-ups-april-6-12-2021#comments Call-Ups No Sunday Sun, 11 Apr 2021 05:01:00 +0000 Callups 12379 at https://www.baseballhq.com PT TODAY: Taylor among those likely to benefit from Bellinger IL stint https://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-taylor-among-those-likely-benefit-bellinger-il-stint <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 Dodgers finally placed Cody Bellinger on the IL, which will open up some short-term AB for several LA hitters. Plus, Kole Calhoun is activated, WAS gets several players back from the COVID-19 list, and Anderson Tejeda is called up for TEX. </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. <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/pt-today-taylor-among-those-likely-benefit-bellinger-il-stint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-today-taylor-among-those-likely-benefit-bellinger-il-stint#comments PT Today No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:07:00 +0000 bhq_admin 12403 at https://www.baseballhq.com PT TOMORROW: AL East — Time for BAL to give DJ a spin? https://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-tomorrow-al-east-%E2%80%94-time-bal-give-dj-spin <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"> DJ Stewart has a short window with fellow BAL OF Austin Hays on the IL. Can he cash in? Also: Hernández&#039;s position in BOS, Judge&#039;s side woes in NYY, the decimated bullpen in TAM and Roark&#039;s struggles in TOR. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/teamlink?tmid=2" target="_blank"><strong>Baltimore Orioles</strong></a></p> <p>The imminent return from the injured list of <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/batterlink?id=5997" target="_blank">DJ Stewart</a> (OF, BAL) is coming at an opportune time for the outfielder to try to reassert his claim to significant playing 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/pt-tomorrow-al-east-%E2%80%94-time-bal-give-dj-spin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/pt-tomorrow-al-east-%E2%80%94-time-bal-give-dj-spin#comments PT Tomorrow No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:06:30 +0000 Kris@HQ 12404 at https://www.baseballhq.com FACTS/FLUKES: Blackmon, Garrett, Crichton, J. Bradley, M. Rojas https://www.baseballhq.com/content/factsflukes-blackmon-garrett-crichton-j-bradley-m-rojas <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"> Charlie Blackmon averaged 32 HR per season from 2016-19, but he was on a much slower pace in 2020, hitting just 6 HR in 247 PA. What happened to his power? Plus, Amir Garrett, Stefan Crichton, Jackie Bradley, and Miguel Rojas. </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What happened to Blackmon&rsquo;s power? &hellip;</strong> After averaging 32 HR per season from 2016-19, <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/members/tools/batterlink/?id=3740" target="_blank">Charlie Blackmon</a> (OF, COL) blasted just 6 HR in 247 PA in 2020. However, the 35-year-old didn&rsquo;t disappoint in the batting average category, amassing his fourth .300+ BA in the last five seasons. What can we expect in 2021?</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/factsflukes-blackmon-garrett-crichton-j-bradley-m-rojas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/factsflukes-blackmon-garrett-crichton-j-bradley-m-rojas#comments Facts & Flukes No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:06:00 +0000 Greg@HQ 12391 at https://www.baseballhq.com STARTERS: Very early observations, 2021 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-very-early-observations-2021 <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"> Jordan Montgomery&#039;s week one results further support his potential to provide profit in 2021. </div> </div> </div> <p>It&#39;s easy to panic after your SP has a terrible start or two during the first week of the season. It can be similarly dangerous to fall in love with a pitcher who gives you good stats if they were produced without any underlying skill support.</p> <p>Keeping in mind that we&#39;re dealing with tiny data samples, let&#39;s take a look at some extreme early season performances by putting them into the context of our preseason outlooks.</p> <p>Here is a closer look at a several starting pitchers whose first week performances have been noteworthy.<br /> &nbsp;</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-very-early-observations-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/starters-very-early-observations-2021#comments Starters No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:05:00 +0000 Stephen@HQ 12396 at https://www.baseballhq.com MINORS: 2021 Prospect Primer & coverage preview https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-2021-prospect-primer-coverage-preview <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"> Insights on the prospect environment entering 2021, previews his prospect coverage and explains why Drew Waters isn&#039;t a top 100 prospect anymore through an outcome exercise. </div> </div> </div> <p><em>[NOTE: I was so pleased with the response from the first &ldquo;This, Not that&rdquo; article (<a href="https://baseballhq.com/content/minors-not-that%E2%80%94kristian-robinson-corbin-carroll">Kristian Robinson &amp; Corbin Carroll</a>), I&rsquo;ve decided to increase the frequency of the series, from one every 6 weeks to one every 4 weeks. While the response pushed things along, all the unknowns surrounding player development during COVID-19 has created uncertainty with just about every prospect who we didn&rsquo;t see a sample from at the big league level last year.</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/minors-2021-prospect-primer-coverage-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-2021-prospect-primer-coverage-preview#comments Scouting News No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:04:00 +0000 ChrisB@HQ 12401 at https://www.baseballhq.com THE BIG HURT: Hurt file, April 7-12 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/big-hurt-hurt-file-april-7-12 <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"> Buncha new injuries this week: Bellinger, Judge, Puk, Wong, Betances, Soroka, Fairbanks, and surgery for Rosenthal. Earlier: possible big blows to Tatis and Elieser Hernández owners. Plus, C. Taylor, Pinder, Kiermaier, Akiyama, and Hays. </div> </div> </div> <p><em>NOTE: This column focuses on injury analysis, so we don&#39;t cover the progress of every injured player. We try to highlight the key fantasy contributors, unusual injuries, or situations where the official projected return is variable or not given. Players whose progress is proceeding as expected are very well covered by fantasy news sources; we&#39;ll tend to leave those players alone unless we have something we want to add to the news coverage. This column is updated on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Mondays.</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/big-hurt-hurt-file-april-7-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/big-hurt-hurt-file-april-7-12#comments The Big Hurt No Saturday Sat, 10 Apr 2021 05:03:00 +0000 mattc@hq 12382 at https://www.baseballhq.com