First Base / Third Base Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds: Week 6 rotoballer.com Mon 5/11/15 10:26 AM

This article references A, Adam Eaton, Adam LaRoche, Ben Revere, Brett Lawrie, Brian Dozier, Chase Utley, Freddy Galvis, Joe Mauer, Jose Abreu, Kyle Seager, Logan Morrison, Matt Harvey, Melky Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Robinson Cano, Ryan Howard, SP, Torii Hunter, Trevor Plouffe and more! Hunting for values on the waiver wire is one of the most fun, and most challenging, parts of any fantasy season. This can be especially true at the infield corners, an area where the stars are readily scooped up and finding a low cost alternative can be often difficult. Here at RotoBaller, we're always looking for ways to help our readers succeed in all aspects of the game. [...]Keep on reading: First Base / Third Base Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds: Week 6

2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy: How To Use Tiered Rankings rotoballer.com Wed 4/1/15 6:50 AM

This article references Adam Dunn, Adam LaRoche, Adam Lind, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, Allen Craig, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Butler, Brandon Belt, Brandon Moss, Brian McCann, Buster Posey, Carlos Santana, Chris Carter, Chris Davis, corey hart, David Ortiz, Edwin Encarnacion, Eric Hosmer, Freddie Freeman, Ike Davis, Joe Mauer, Joey Votto, Jonathan Lucroy, Jose Abreu, Justin Morneau, Justin Smoak, Kendrys Morales, Lucas Duda, Mark Teixeira, Mark Trumbo, Matt Adams, Michael Cuddyer, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Napoli, Nick Swisher, Paul Goldschmidt, Prince Fielder, Ryan Howard, Steve Pearce, Todd Frazier, Victor Martinez, Yasmani Grandal and more!   What Are Player Tiers for Rankings? Over the last few years in fantasy baseball, the topic of player tiers or tiered rankings has become a trendy way to approach your draft. Often times, in real life, something that is trendy doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best course of action or the smartest idea. It very easily could be something that will be temporary. However, in the case of looking at how to draft your team in fantasy baseball, breaking positions down into tiered rankings m[...]Keep on reading: 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy: How To Use Tiered Rankings

Top 5 First Basemen: 2015 Dynasty League Rankings rotoballer.com Fri 3/27/15 6:45 AM

This article references Adam LaRoche, Adam Lind, Andrew McCutchen, Anthony Rizzo, Bryce Harper, Freddie Freeman, Jose Abreu, Miguel Cabrera, Paul Goldschmidt, Prince Fielder, Ryan Howard, Victor Martinez and more! I’m always considering new, different and creative ways to deliver fantasy baseball theory to the masses. I want to try and push the fantasy baseball envelope. For instance, this week, I will be offering my Top five 1B Dynasty Keepers in old fashioned, typed out words that you can read. In addition, I will perform the story in spoken word poetry on my podcast, while my Dad plays the triangle.   Top 5 Dynasty League First Basemen 5. Freddie Freeman - Atlanta Braves (25 Yea[...]Keep on reading: Top 5 First Basemen: 2015 Dynasty League Rankings

Top 5 First Base Sleepers for 2015: Hitters That Will Outperform Th... rotoballer.com Thu 3/26/15 6:40 AM

This article references Adam Eaton, Adam LaRoche, Brandon Moss, Chris Davis, James Loney, Jose Abreu, Lucas Duda, Melky Cabrera, Steve Pearce and more! Top 5 First Base Sleepers for 2015 You don’t win a fantasy baseball league in the first round.  The principles of value based drafting teach us that while it's important not to whiff on your first round pick, a first rounder can nearly never guarantee winning a league.  The actual key, however, is finding the unheralded players in the later rounds of the draft that provide value exceptionally higher than their draft day cost.  Or in other words: sleepers.  First base is an odd positi[...]Keep on reading: Top 5 First Base Sleepers for 2015: Hitters That Will Outperform Their ADP

Hidden Gems and Value Plays at First Base rotoballer.com Mon 3/23/15 6:40 AM

This article references Adam LaRoche, Albert Pujols, Bryce Harper, Corey Dickerson, Corey Kluber, Freddie Freeman, Javier Baez, Jose Fernandez, jose reye, Jose Reyes, Pedro Alvarez, Prince Fielder, Xander Bogaerts and more! If you're looking to make a splash on draft day, you should give RotoBaller's ADP Draft Sleepers Tool a long hard look. Part of our Premium Subscribers package, the Sleepers Tool allows you to compare a player's expected production against his top comparables going later in the draft. Frankly, it's a great resource for identifying overvalued talents and hidden gems alike. To give you a glimpse into how it works, I've used the tool to scan through this year's stock of 1st basemen. Ready to see wh[...]Keep on reading: Hidden Gems and Value Plays at First Base

Tiered Third Base Rankings Analysis: Draft Strategy & Advice For Th... rotoballer.com Sat 3/14/15 7:45 AM

This article references Adam LaRoche, Brett Lawrie, Chase Headley, corey hart, Josh Harrison, Kris Bryant, Manny Machado, Matt Carpenter, Pedro Alvarez, SP, WR and more! Over the next week, RotoBaller analysts will give you a sneak peak into our consensus Premium Tiered Rankings at each position with some in-depth analysis to help you prepare for your drafts. We already looked at Catchers, and today we tackle third base. The rest of our tiered rankings can be found in our2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit & Cheat Sheet.  Tiered rankings are critical for fantasy baseball drafts. Faced with the decision of drafting player X or Y at third base, you need [...]Keep on reading: Tiered Third Base Rankings Analysis: Draft Strategy & Advice For Third Basemen

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base (1B) - February Update rotoballer.com Mon 2/16/15 9:20 AM

This article references 2B, Adam LaRoche, Adam Lind, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, Allen Craig, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Butler, Brandon Belt, Brandon Moss, Brian McCann, Buster Posey, C.J. Cron, Carlos Santana, Chris Carter, Chris Davis, Christian Yelich, Daniel Murphy, David Ortiz, Dee Gordon and more! Last month, we brought you RotoBaller's preliminary first base fantasy baseball rankings. The February update is here. We'll be releasing all the other positional rankings updates this week, with analysis from all the RotoBaller writers on their favorite risers and fallers at each MLB position. Make sure to also check out our MLB Fantasy Baseball Rankings blog, along with all of RotoBaller's first base rankings content.    2015 Fantasy Baseball First Base Rankings Brad Johns[...]Keep on reading: 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base (1B) – February Update

2015 Dynasty / Keeper Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base rotoballer.com Sun 1/25/15 10:46 AM

This article references Adam LaRoche, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Butler, Brandon Belt, Brandon Moss, C.J. Cron, Carlos Santana, Chris Carter, Chris Davis, Edwin Encarnacion, Eric Hosmer, Freddie Freeman, Ike Davis, James Loney, Joe Mauer, Joey Votto, Jose Abreu, Josh Harrison and more! Dynasty Rankings at First BaseOver the past few weeks, we have gone through our dynasty fantasy baseball rankings for catcher, third base, and shortstop. Today we bring you the top dynasty / keeper league first basemen.First Base is one of the deepest positions in fantasy baseball. There is an abundance of power to draft at first in the early, middle and late rounds of a dynasty draft. Also, since the majority of the game's top rated first base prospects are largely at Sing[...] Keep on reading: 2015 Dynasty / Keeper Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base

2015 Dynasty / Keeper Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Shortstop rotoballer.com Thu 1/22/15 7:00 AM

This article references Adam LaRoche, Addison Russell, Alcides Escobar, Alen Hanson, Alexei Ramirez, Andrelton Simmons, Asdrubal Cabrera, Ben Zobrist, Brad Miller, Carl Crawford, Carlos Correa, Chris Owings, Corey Seager, Danny Santana, Dee Gordon, DEF, Elvis Andrus, Erick Aybar, Everth Cabrera, Francisco Lindor and more! Dynasty Rankings at ShortstopOver the past few weeks, we have reviewed our dynasty fantasy baseball rankings for catcher and third base. Today we bring you the top dynasty / keeper league shortstops.I bet over the last few years people have missed the early 2000's. At least in regards to fantasy shortstops. There was a time when Jeter, Nomar and Tejada were borderline first round picks. However, there is hope on the horizon. There are a lot of young talented prospects at the short[...] Keep on reading: 2015 Dynasty / Keeper Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Shortstop

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base (1B - January Edition) rotoballer.com Fri 1/9/15 9:24 AM

This article references 2B, Adam Dunn, Adam LaRoche, Adam Lind, Adrian Gonzalez, Albert Pujols, Allen Craig, Anthony Rizzo, Billy Butler, Brandon Belt, Brandon Moss, Brian McCann, Buster Posey, C.J. Cron, Carlos Santana, Chris Carter, Chris Davis, Daniel Murphy, David Ortiz, Edwin Encarnacion and more! This is RotoBaller's third Fantasy Baseball season, and we are bringing you a special treat this year for our Fantasy Baseball rankings.  We've asked nine of our esteemed writers to submit their own rankings, and we have calculated composite fantasy baseball rankings for all positions.  [...] Keep on reading: 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base (1B -- January Edition)