BaseballHQ.com - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Sleepers, and more https://www.baseballhq.com/frontpage en ROTISSERIE: 2022 Straight Draft Guide https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-2022-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, updated for 2022... </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>How we got here</strong></p> <p>This is year #18 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-2022-straight-draft-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-2022-straight-draft-guide#comments Rotisserie Friday No Fri, 18 Mar 2022 06:06:00 +0000 Ray@HQ 13499 at https://www.baseballhq.com MINORS: The HQ100: 2022's top prospects https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2022s-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"> Bobby Witt, Jr. (R) and Julio Rodríguez (L) form a 1-2 punch atop this year&#039;s HQ100. But here are 98 others to help your fantasy teams in the future. </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Photo: Julio Rodriguez (OF, SEA) and Bobby Witt, Jr (SS, KC)</em></p> <p>Well, the 2022 BaseballHQ.com&nbsp;<a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/2019-organizational-reports" target="_blank">Organization Reports</a>&nbsp;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> <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-hq100-2022s-top-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/minors-hq100-2022s-top-prospects#comments Scouting News No Wednesday Wed, 19 Jan 2022 06:07:00 +0000 Callups 13387 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 HQ NOW: The 2023 Baseball Forecaster PDF is here! https://www.baseballhq.com/content/hq-now-2023-baseball-forecaster-pdf-here <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 PDF version of Ron Shandler&#039;s 2023 Baseball Forecaster is now available to book buyers with annual-renewing orders... </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>It&#39;s here! </strong></p> <p>The electronic version of <strong><em>Ron Shandler&#39;s 2023 Baseball Forecaster</em></strong> is now available for download, for those customers who have annual standing orders to purchase the book direct from BaseballHQ.com. <strong><em><span style="background-color:#FFFF00;">(Scroll down to see the download link.)</span></em></strong></p> <p><span style="color:#FFFFFF;">xxxxxx<br /> xxxxxx<br /> xxxxxx</span></p> <p><span style="color:#FFFFFF;">xxxxxx<br /> xxxxxx</span></p> <p><span style="color:#FFFFFF;">xxxxxx</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p><strong>This content is only availiable to those that have an annual standing order for <em>Ron Shandler&#39;s 2023 Baseball Forecaster</em>.</strong></p> <p>Want to get an annual subscription and be one of the first to get access to Baseball Forecaster? <a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/baseball-forecaster">Subscribe here!&nbsp;</a></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/hq-now-2023-baseball-forecaster-pdf-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> HQ Now No Wednesday Wed, 23 Nov 2022 17:00:00 +0000 bhq_admin 14567 at https://www.baseballhq.com (*) BaseballHQ Radio LIVE from First Pitch Arizona https://www.baseballhq.com/content/baseballhq-radio-live-first-pitch-arizona <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"> We&#039;re live from FPAZ with Todd Zola, Ray Murphy and special guest Ron Shandler ... </div> </div> </div> <p>The November 7 edition of BaseballHQ Radio is up!</p> <p>This special edition was recorded at the recent First Pitch Arizona fantasy baseball conference in Phoenix,in front of a (mostly) live audience. Guests Todd Zola, Ray Murphy and Ron Shandler are three of the best-known and most successful projections builders in the business, and we talked mostly about how the coming MLB rules changes are going to affect their approaches to building and maintaining their projections systems, with many digressions along the way.</p> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/baseballhq-radio-live-first-pitch-arizona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/baseballhq-radio-live-first-pitch-arizona#comments HQ Now Radio Free Articles pd@hq Tuesday Mon, 07 Nov 2022 22:24:51 +0000 PD@HQ 14563 at https://www.baseballhq.com (*) HQ NOW: Experts Leagues Winner's Circle, 2022 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/hq-now-experts-leagues-winners-circle-2022 <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 2022 fantasy baseball season is over, but once again, BaseballHQ.com writers fared quite well in industry and expert competitions. Here&#039;s the details. </div> </div> </div> <p>&quot;Baseball intelligence for winners&quot; is a slogan we use here at BaseballHQ.com. Everything we do here is designed to help&nbsp;<strong>you</strong>&nbsp;win. But we&#39;re in this, too&mdash;so when BHQ writers do well in industry competitions ... well, let&#39;s just say actions&nbsp;speak louder than words. And in 2022, we had some pretty good&nbsp;action.&nbsp;Here are the top finishes&nbsp;BaseballHQ.com writers brought home this year in national expert competitions:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2022&nbsp;First Place finishes</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/hq-now-experts-leagues-winners-circle-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/hq-now-experts-leagues-winners-circle-2022#comments HQ Now Free Articles Mon, 31 Oct 2022 05:01:00 +0000 bhq_admin 14560 at https://www.baseballhq.com ROTISSERIE: Commish's Corner https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-commishs-corner <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"> A discussion about the best practices commissioners can consider to aid them in creating fun and engaging environments for their home leagues. </div> </div> </div> <p>Let&#39;s face it - we dedicate much of the fantasy space to identifying advantages in high-stakes leagues where we play against a bunch of strangers. However, home leagues are the heart and soul of fantasy baseball (and fantasy sports in general). Playing against our friends and family allows us to ply our love (or, in some cases, obsession) of baseball competitively while at the same time deepening the relationships in our life that are important to us.</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-commishs-corner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-commishs-corner#comments Rotisserie Friday No Fri, 28 Oct 2022 05:05:00 +0000 ZachL@HQ 14558 at https://www.baseballhq.com ROTISSERIE: Did Paying up for saves in 2022 pay off? https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-did-paying-saves-2022-pay <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 most-discussed trends of the 2022 draft season was the cost of closers. With only a handful of (seemingly) secure closers on supply, demand for saves pushed the price of those select few to unprecedented levels. The saves landscape will likely be similar in 2023, so it&#039;s useful to look back and see whether paying up for closers paid off in 2022. </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the most-discussed trends of the 2022 draft season was the unprecedented cost of closers. With more MLB teams divvying up save opportunities between multiple pitchers, the number of pitchers recording 30 or more saves decreased from an average of 17&nbsp;per year&nbsp;during the period of 2012-2016, to an average of 9.4 per year from 2017-2021 (with 2020 prorated to a full&nbsp;season).&nbsp;This put a draft day premium on the few relievers who were perceived to be in line for the bulk of their teams&rsquo; saves.</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-did-paying-saves-2022-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/rotisserie-did-paying-saves-2022-pay#comments Rotisserie No Tuesday Tue, 25 Oct 2022 05:05:00 +0000 steveymer 14561 at https://www.baseballhq.com (*) GM's OFFICE: 2022 Prognosticating Successes, Part 2 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-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"> A look at Baseball HQ&#039;s good calls on pitching for 2022. </div> </div> </div> <p>Cheers to a fairly normal baseball season! The past couple of years have presented challenges to making accurate projections. In 2020, the 60-game season limited sample size. While there was a full season in 2021, the new &quot;sticky stuff&quot; rules instituted mid-year caused some consternation. With the 2022 season in the books, it&#39;s time to look at some of BaseballHQ&#39;s projection successes.</p> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-2#comments GMs Office dave@hq Free Articles Friday Fri, 21 Oct 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Dave@HQ 14557 at https://www.baseballhq.com (*) GM's OFFICE: 2022 Prognosticating Successes, Part 1 https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-1 <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"> A look at BaseballHQ&#039;s good calls on hitters in 2022. </div> </div> </div> <p>Cheers to a fairly normal baseball season! The past couple of years have presented challenges to making accurate projections. In 2020, the 60-game season limited sample size. While there was a full season in 2021, the new &quot;sticky stuff&quot; rules instituted mid-year caused some consternation. With the 2022 season in the books, it&#39;s time to look at some of BaseballHQ&#39;s projection successes.</p> <p><a href="https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.baseballhq.com/content/gms-office-2022-prognosticating-successes-part-1#comments GMs Office dave@hq Free Articles Thursday Thu, 20 Oct 2022 12:00:00 +0000 Dave@HQ 14556 at https://www.baseballhq.com