Archive for February 2008

A discussion of the true value of catchers for fantasy baseball purposes and where to begin taking them in your draft.

Tim digs into another fantasy baseball mailbag to take on several strategic questions as well as name so deeper mixed league pitching sleepers.

Tim digs into another fantasy baseball mailbag to take on several strategic questions as well as name so deeper mixed league pitching sleepers.

Twenty years ago last month, arbitrator Thomas Roberts granted no-risk free agency to seven players.

Who soared to the highest heights and who just weren’t really bright.

Observation as a sabermetric input.

Do college groundball rates tell us anything?

The agonizing life of the brief contender.

On Feb. 29, 1968 Lean Blackburne died in Riverside, California. His legacy in baseball, however, lies in a river in New Jersey and continues to this day. Richard looks into just what that legacy entails.

An brief discussion of Standings Gain Points and a request to the readers.

An invitation to readers to compete in a fantasy baseball competition through Rotohog.

…then be upfront about it.

The latest baseball business and stadium news

Who throws the best pitch in baseball?

Something about this month seems to get some of the very biggest stars packed off in trades. Hall of Famers Carlton and Carew are dealt here, along with more recent heavyweights named Clemens, Griffey, A-Rod and Santana.

John and Geoff chat about life, the universe and everything over a cold beer.

A look at which players and teams should see the biggest changes to their power numbers, based on the info at Greg Rybarczyk’s Hit Tracker website.

Sal uses Marcel projections to evaluate a few players’ talent.

Four pitchers who look good for 2008 in “True Quality Starts”