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MINORS: Building Successful Farm Systems (Deep Formats)

... 100 prospects in baseball fall into the medium term asset category. In most cases, there is a track record of success for these guys, ... in the lower minors or college. Each player in this category should have a greater than 50% chance to be a solid fantasy ... are unlikely to need TJS, like Espinosa. (Scouting News, No, Thursday) ...

Article - ChrisB@HQ - 2017-08-24 21:47 - 1 comment

(*) HQ RADIO August 11, 2017: Todd Zola

... Zola, from Mastersball, ESPN and RotoWire… Also NL/AL News, Minor League Minute, Frequent Fliers, Weekend Pitcher Matchups, ... Runs ... risk of the Dodgers' trade for Yu Darvish, fantasy category surprises… Also NL/AL News, Minor League Minute, Frequent ...

Article - PD@HQ - 2017-08-23 12:35 - 0 comments

(*) MASTER NOTES: Quiz Time!

... around our telegraphs and cat’s whisker radios for news from the MLB trade marketplace, let’s have some fun with a Master ... for a $0 value. (Dis)honorable mention in this category goes to Alexei Ramirez of CHW, who had a -$2 in 2016, but fell just ...

Article - PD@HQ - 2017-07-29 21:11 - 0 comments

(*) ROTISSERIE: AL Tout Wars 2017

... My more realistic target was Edwin Encarnacion , a four-category stud. After most of the top guys were gone, I landed Encarnacion for ... earner in two of the last three years, and the news that he might platoon is actually a bonus, because Chisenhall is fairly ...

Article - PD@HQ - 2017-03-29 22:46 - 4 comments

HQ NOW: Murphy wins Baseball Writer of the Year

... contributed to the award. Great news! Ray Murphy, co-GM of BaseballHQ.com, was named 2016 Baseball Writer ... of five finalists in the Baseball Writer of the Year category. The list of 2016 FSWA finalists can be found here ; the winners ...

Article - bhq_admin - 2017-02-08 15:02 - 27 comments

MINORS: 2017 top SS prospects

... blurb never justifies the ranking IMO. He looks like two category asset at best (BA/OBP and R if he hits high in the order). What am I missing? (Scouting News, Monday, No) ...

Article - Rob@HQ - 2017-02-07 08:51 - 3 comments

(*) HQ Radio 2016-09-02: Todd Zola

... Todd Zola, Mastersball, RotoWire and ESPN ... Also NL/AL News, Playing Time, weekend Pitcher Matchups, Master Notes… Runs 2:02:55 ... Todd Zola, of Mastersball, RotoWire and ESPN, discusses category math, late-season tactics,  'the Sanchize, and more... also ...

Article - PD@HQ - 2016-09-02 18:30 - 0 comments

Forecaster's Toolbox: Pitchers

... By contrast, fantasy GMs are typically more concerned with category-specific player value (K, ERA, WHIP, etc.). We can better forecast ... of their performance in their first start back. The good news is that the workload was limited for 85% of these returnees. The bad news ...

Page - Utley26 - 2016-08-17 14:00 - 0 comments

Forecaster's Toolbox: Batters

... are small and random, as they are in any other statistical category. A large, sudden change in G/F, on the other hand, can signal a ... that value. A higher OB mitigates that downside; the good news is that plate patience can be taught. Players in 2015 who had at least ...

Page - Utley26 - 2016-08-17 14:00 - 0 comments

Forecaster's Toolbox: Basics

... that can distort the results of an analysis. In news, this is opinion or rumor that can invalidate valuable information. In ... Kendrys Morales, Danny Valencia. Unexpected role: This category is reserved for 2015’s surprise closers. There are always some ...

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