Archive for February 2012

How Brett Myers will do as a closer and how valuable he is to the Astros in that role is not the question for this space. Just the fastballs. Let’s take a look at some quick-and-dirty numbers (four- and two-seam fastballs all together; age determined by season year minus birth year—neither precise nor seasonal). If […]

Are there reasons to worry about Ryan Braun this season?

The latest in the business of baseball.

After prospect trades, they still keep coming.

From battles with injuries and holding a spot to becoming the ace of the Diamondbacks.

Michael A. Stein of Fantasy Judgment discusses a recent case involving a dispute over an offseason trade in a fantasy baseball keeper league.

Pitch classification is not an exact science. It requires a lot of review and rechecks over time to ensure no funny IDs have snuck in and that a pitcher’s arsenel is accurately reflected. That last point can be the most difficult, especially if a pitcher changes things over time. And then there are changes in […]

The THT Fantasy staffers discuss whether top-200 rankings and similar lists have any value to drafters like you.

A look at the week’s news viewed through the prism of fantasy relevance

Here’s my thoughts about standard deviation, the THT rankings, and some strategy.

A busy week as we get closer to real baseball

Fielding a team of long-good, but never really great players

Here comes “The Judge,” the latest centerpiece to our tribute to 1972 Topps.

The master list: 100-200.

The culmination of our staff rankings is a top 100 list… for what it’s worth.

Richard buys a his annual pack of Topps to see what knowledge can be found inside

Another way to find similar players

The final staff rankings by position are released…

Hiroki Kuroda is taking his quiet consistency to the Bronx. How much will the Dodgers miss him, and how much do the Yanks need him?

The latest in the business of baseball.