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I did a fun interview with the great Patrick Davitt, it posts Tuesday 3/8 on baseballhq.com. One of Patrick’s questions was why do I say that how widely-owned a player is in DFS is not a big deal? I should clarify. It is indeed a big deal to have a 14-point hitter who is 3% […]

Doug Dennis of baseballhq.com  has uncovered a middle reliever of dizzying skill in the minors who carried it over to the majors in 13 appearances: Silvino Bracho of the Dbacks. That was 1.52/0.87 in the minors, with get this 12.8 Ks and 1.6 walks. In 12.1 innings that held up to 17 Ks and 4 […]

Check out Michael Salfino and Scott Pianowski. If you disagree you’ll have to have good reasons and good reasons are what we’re looking for. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakfast-table-fantasy-baseball/id1027990226?i=363562078&mt=2  

I think I’ll do the closers first, get ’em out of the way. The main thing is to stay away from closers on really bad teams, the teams that lose 95+ games. To me it looks like at least four teams are dumping. Life imitates fantasy. The Reds, Brewers, and Braves for sure, probably the […]

The argument over whether to use batter vs. pitcher data seems to have died down. I don’t know why, since I have yet to see the issue thought through. The studies show that overall the BvP data is not predictive, which completely misses the point. OF COURSE they are not predictive overall, primarily because the […]

Please do not feel obligated to use up all your salary. And don’t tell me, “I’m past that, everybody knows that.” Because I am a very disciplined player and I am often tempted. I am not the most disciplined player though, and I don’t want to be, because there are times to say screw the […]

Here is a sample of what I do, which is use tested principles, relevant observations, and clear thinking to analyze the players, for both DFS and the whole season. My aim is always to broaden our wisdom, a fancy way of saying make us money. I won’t be posting much after DFS stops for baseball, […]