The Daily Pick

  • July 13, 2016 - Closers For Now

    If you need Saves on your roto team, take heart. You can almost always get them, or at least identify where they will be coming from, with these simple steps: Find the real teams that are underachieving.  Do this with the Pythagorean formula introduced 35 years ago by Bill James: Runs Scored² divided by (Runs [Read the full article…]

  • May 5, 2016 - 2nd-Best 5/5

    Pitcher – They’re all possible after deGrom so I’m going cheapest with Devenski to max out the hitting. Hitter – Fifteen years from now it might be wrong to take Michael Conforto against a righty. It’s not wrong tonight against Colin Rea.

  • May 4, 2016 - 2nd-Best 5/4

    Hitter – Mark “Dalton” Trumbo is a little TOO hot, but one more bomb off Fat CC before the cool-down. Pitcher – Depends on whether you think Jose Fernandez is the best play. I do, so that makes Drew Smyly #2.

About Wise Guy Baseball

Photo of Gene McCaffreyGene McCaffrey is the longtime author (since 1996) of Wise Guy Baseball, an annual guide to baseball players for high stakes fantasy players. Gene has won dozens of leagues including the expert leagues Tout Wars and LABR, as well as being a regular guest on such shows and podcasts as Sirius/XM Fantasy Radio, the Fantasy Sports TV Network, and