Prospects Who Shined - 2018 Season Recap rotoballer.com 1 week ago

Prospects are one of my favorite aspects of fantasy sports. You get to cheer for young men who are striving to be the best they can in all facets of their chosen occupation. It is fun to track their progress and to prophesize over which prospect will be the next great player. Often times minor league players will struggle just to become a major league regular.Getting called up to the big leagues is a challenge in of itself. However, producing at an elite level against superior competition makes [...]

Cardinals Not Planning To Pursue Bryce Harper rotoballer.com 1 week ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are not interested in signing free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper to a deal well in excess of $300 million this winter, according to major league sources. [...]

Nationals Made Aggressive Offer To Bryce Harper rotoballer.com 2 weeks ago

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White Sox Could Pursue Both Bryce Harper, Manny Machado rotoballer.com 2 weeks ago

The Chicago White Sox might be one of the best candidates to pursue both free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper and shortstop Manny Machado this winter, although there's no guarantee they will land either in the midst of a rebuild. The White Sox currently have the second lowest payroll commitment of any team for 2019. Chicago pursued Machado during the trade market last offseason. While the [...]

Yankees Won't Pursue Bryce Harper rotoballer.com 2 weeks ago

The New York Yankees "will not be in on" free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper this offseason, according to a source. The Yankees have a surplus of outfielders and also re-signed veteran Brett Gardner for 2019, so they'll make Manny Machado and pitching additions more of a priority. Harper disappointed with a .249 batting average but still had a .393 on-base percentage and .889 OPS with 34 home runs and 100 RBI in 550 at-bats. The 26-year-old also added 13 stolen bases and will remain one of the be[...]

Cardinals Could Make A Play For Bryce Harper rotoballer.com 2 weeks ago

With money to spend in free agency this year, the St. Louis Cardinals could make a push in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes this winter. There is some impatience inside the organization since it's been three years since their last playoff appearance and five years since their last National League pennant. The team and chairman Bill De[...]

Nationals To Make Bryce Harper A Qualifying Offer rotoballer.com 2 weeks ago

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Sell-High Now! Dynasty Players Due for Decline rotoballer.com 3 weeks ago

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Breakouts and Gems - 2018 MLB Waiver Wire Stars rotoballer.com 1 month ago

Stars and Scrubs. Balanced approach. Regardless of the method chosen during drafts to fill your roster, your team likely needed more to get to the championship matchup or top of the standings. The skilled managers were ones who were able to discover players who would eventually break out.Every year there will be players that exceed expectation. Some will do it for part of the year, while others will carry the magic the entire season. The key is identifying them and taking a chance on them early [...]

Phillies Unlikely To Sign Both Manny Machado, Bryce Harper rotoballer.com 1 month ago

The Philadelphia Phillies are unlikely to sign both impending free-agent shortstop/third baseman Manny Machado and outfielder Bryce Harper, but it shouldn't be ruled out. Philadelphia is expected to be the most aggressive team on the free-agent market. They have a strong connection to Machado, but Harper could be the guy they land, as he'd have a chance to play against the Nationals within the division. The Phillies surprisingly contended in the National League East late in the season, and they [...]