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2013 Breakout Seasons and Spring Training Slugging (Tuesday March 19th, 2013 - by Nate Springfield)This week is one of the busiest fantasy baseball draft weeks of the season, so it's a good time to take a look at potential breakout players, according to Jon Dewan's Spring Training Slugging Percentage Indicator.
Clinical Notes: Chase Headley Fractures Thumb (Monday March 18th, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)The San Diego Padres will be without Chase Headley to start the season. Headley, 28, has a small fracture on the tip of his left thumb and is likely to miss the entire month of April.
Sports Betting and Major League Baseball Games (Monday March 18th, 2013 - by Mark Borchard)Due to the availability of trustworthy and competitive sports betting sites, and the amount and quality of Major League Baseball statistical and scouting analysis, opportunity for success in the MLB betting markets exists in many ways.
2013 Walk Years - Hitters (Saturday March 16th, 2013 - by Nate Springfield)When a big league has an expiring contract, it typically means two things: production and destination. With production, the player might post big numbers in hopes of landing a long term contract. With destination, the player may find himself with a new team for the final two months of the season.
Dr. Lineup: Spring Training Lineup Notes (Saturday March 16th, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)With spring training in full swing and almost complete, some teams have displayed their potential everyday lineup, while other teams are currently searching for answers before Opening Day.
A Different Strategy on Fantasy Baseball Pitching (Sunday March 10th, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)As the traditional five-by five rotisserie or head-to-head approach to fantasy baseball begins to change, and leagues and owners begin considering categories that more closely align with true production, it may be time to consider changes to your draft strategy, particularly as it comes to pitching.
Clinical Notes: Mark Teixeira Out 8-to-10 Weeks (Wednesday March 6th, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)The New York Yankees suffered another injury blow to one of their significant players, as the team announced first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss between 8-to-10 weeks with a strained right wrist.
Spring Training Stats Can Mean Something (Monday March 4th, 2013 - by Nate Springfield)Spring training is in full swing, and fantasy owners everywhere will be preparing for their drafts for the upcoming 2013 season. Preparation is different from owner to owner; some look at projections based on previous seasons, while others just print off the top 300 list from their league website. Whatever approach an owner takes, one shouldn't completely ignore spring training stats.
Clinical Notes: Spring Training Injury Updates (Saturday March 2nd, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)The latest significant injury to take place is Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez. The team announced that Perez would be shut down from throwing for three-to-four weeks and miss the World Baseball Classic.
Clinical Notes: Spring Training Injury Updates (Monday February 25th, 2013 - by Reggie Yinger)We're just about complete with the first week of spring training games, with some players suffering minor setbacks, and other players missing the entire first month of play (Curtis Granderson). This edition of Clinical Notes will briefly provide updates to recently injured players or players recovering from an injury.