Archive for January 2008

I am sorry to report that my previous column will be my last here, as I am moving on to write for another baseball website, and will be joining Todd Farino of as a radio host for his weekly baseball radio show at I appreciate all of the comments I have received, and […]

Some more discussion on the concept of “value.”

This may be a controversial topic. Most fantasy owners get so hung up on the concept of value that they do not realize it is a bit of a mirage. Let’s assume that when we discuss the concept we are talking about value as “the produced worth in excess of projected worth” for a given […]

There is one skill that permeates every decision made in an auction, and owners should try to cultivate it at every turn.

The importance of post season review and self-analysis.

Answering a question posed about these three rookies

Looking at a strategy to scrounge for NL pitchers, its effect and aftermath.

Analyzing who to keep among a few marginal NL keepers.

Why the league-wide trade solicitation is poor strategy.

Looking at the sometimes thorny issue of fantasy ethics.

Who was the most disappointing player once luck is removed from the equation?

Who should be kept for one more year among three studs?

Would you rather have a $1 keeper with 30 steals or 30 homers

Comparing these two sluggers for 2008

Sometimes it is better to trade from weakness and augment your strengths.

A look at some of the more unorthodox fantasy strategies.

Comparing two successful draft strategies in head to head mixed leagues

Some clear evidence of collusion and an extensive trade pipeline.

The role of tacit communication among scouts and the evaluation of prospects.