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About Aaron Schooler - RotoBaller

Former minor league pitcher in Twins organization. I currently live in Peoria, AZ and make frequent spring training visits as much as possible. Born and raised in Washington State so I'm a long-time fan of Seattle sports - Seahawks, Huskies, Mariners and the team formerly known as the Supersonics. Father of three kids, two older boys who play lots of travel baseball. My little girl bounces around the tennis court.

Aaron Schooler - RotoBaller has written 45 articles so far, you can find them below.

Summer is over and the last weeks of the baseball season are upon us. How do you close out the season in style? By picking up the right sleepers at the right time. If you are a fantasy deep league player, do your homework and find the right September call up to help your fantasy baseball... Read More

There are very few teams that can comfortably be eliminated from the playoff conversation in August. I am starting to think Oakland is one of those rare teams that have no shot. To compound the point, their team has little to no fantasy value. I'm not sure whether to analyze the players or make fun... Read More

  This week's Deep League Pick Ups are players that were not necessarily counted on at the beginning of the season, yet their impressive performances of late are making them invaluable. Take a look and see if there is one for one of these players on your fantasy team.   Waiver Wire Options for Deeper Leagues... Read More

Jacksonville Jaguars 2014 Fantasy Football Preview The Jags are a team on the rise after showing energy and improved play over the second half of the 2013 season. With high hopes for top draft choice Blake Bortles, the fortunes of a downtrodden franchise might finally be turning in the right direction.   Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterbacks It’s... Read More

The playoffs are around the corner and players are starting to make the push. Three of these players will be counted on heavily in their teams’ pursuits. There is definitely a solid addition within this group that can help your roster achieve its own postseason plans.  Some of these waiver wire pickups are good for AL... Read More

The Saints high-powered offense has led them to multiple playoff appearances and has helped them be an annual NFC title contender. Drew Brees has been the cool-headed triggerman carving up opponents with a deep receiving core. It is a safe bet that the Saints will again light up the scoreboard in 2014 making their fans... Read More

I am excited about this week's deep league waiver wire sleeper pickups article. There is real value in this group of players. While I am very high on David Peralta and Mike Zunino, don’t sleep on the savvy veterans either. Let's get to it!   J.P. Arencibia - C, Texas Rangers Owned in 21% of... Read More

Deep league Waiver Wire Pickups This week’s edition includes a pair of catchers and outfielders. While none of these players will knock your socks off, each has put together a fairly solid season. Take a look, and maybe you will find something that you need to bolster your lineup.   Russell Martin, PIT / Dioner Navarro, TOR... Read More

The Rams are certainly not rich in fantasy talent and are buried in a division full of elite defenses. However, there are some interesting skill players that are waiting to break out after showing flashes of talent in 2013. With the help of an outstanding defense and the play-making potential of Zac Stacy and Tavon Austin, the Rams... Read More

The Seahawks go into the 2014 season with a Mount Rainier-sized bullseye placed squarely on their backs. Their opponents, especially those in the NFC West, are licking their chops at the prospect of knocking the champs off their lofty nest. How the Seahawks respond to the challenge of repeating will go a long way in determining each... Read More

There's not much to speak of at the bottom of the barrel this week, however there are a few veteran potential sleepers that may squeeze a solid stretch of production for you at the right time, and they may be available based on your league size and format including NL-Only and AL-Only leagues. Take a... Read More

It’s another look at the deepest of the deep waiver wire pickups. In our newest trash-to-treasure edition, we have some hot sleeper pitchers and a young prospect coming off injury. I hope you find some sleeper hitters worth salvaging from the bottom of the pile.   James Loney - 1B, TB Owned in 19% of... Read More

Finding Fantasy Value Amongst The Bottom Feeders Bad teams end up giving valuable playing time to players that ordinarily do not deserve it. Thus is the case with my (very) deep league wavier wire pickups for this week. Being near the bottom of the standings has its privileges for those I have selected. They should... Read More

Fantasy Baseball Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups This week we focus on the wildly inconsistent. These players have loads of potential, but cannot put it all together for one reason or another. Some of these players may be turning the corner and can be considered sleepers for the next month or even the second half,... Read More

Among the deep league options this week are four interesting starting pitchers. Some of these starting pitcher sleepers are vets putting together decent stretches, while others are potential front line starters establishing themselves. I hope that you are able to find something to your liking that can give you an edge on the competition.   Lucas Duda -... Read More

This week's list of deep league waiver wire pickups and sleepers includes an interesting array of players that can potentially fill up a stat sheet. It is also a group that is flirting with prime real estate in some potent lineups. If you’re searching for an upgrade, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, take a look... Read More

Power Rankings: Pivotal Players This week I will identify one key player that has either helped or hurt his team during the early stages of the 2014 season. The weekly power rankings are out and the members of the top tier have clearly separated themselves thus far.  I'm still not completely sold on the Brew... Read More

This week's Deep League Wavier Wire Pickups is mostly focused on arms that can still be considered starting pitcher sleepers. The pool of available pitchers is enticing for owners looking for an upgrade or injury replacement in deep leagues. All ownership %'s from Yahoo!   Brandon McCarthy - SP, ARI - 10% Owned The stuff is on... Read More

Get An Edge On The Competition There are plenty of suitable waiver wire options and potential sleepers for  deeper leagues, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, if you are looking for a bat or an arm to fill out your roster.  Keep a close eye on these players and their current hot streaks, as you might... Read More

The weekly power rankings are out and the members of the top tier have clearly separated themselves thus far.  I'm still not completely sold on the Brew Crew, but they have earned their place with an impressive start.  Much like the elite, the bottom is getting all too comfortable with their standing.   The Top... Read More

My weekly look at the fantasy baseball diamonds in the rough is here! This week we have a prospect, some potential daily league players, and some waiver wire fillers that might get you through a tough stretch with your teams. Take a look and see if there is a good fit, some of these players... Read More

The MLB season is really heating up and some teams have emerged as legit title contenders. The top part of NL West has really taken off with two teams getting involved in the latest power rankings.  Other teams are not looking as good, and find themselves towards the bottom of the barrel. These MLB rankings... Read More

  Five Fantasy Diamonds In The Rough Who May Become Your Best Friends I think I've found some fantasy gold for you in this edition of Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups.  Three of the five players featured in this article are ones that I would consider picking up right now.  Personally, my team has already... Read More

Below I will take a look at the top 5 teams in MLB after the first few weeks of the season, and the bottom 5 teams as well. These teams have either gotten off to fast starts and look to be legit contenders, or are not performing well and look like they may be in... Read More

  Into the Deep: Waiver Wire Sleepers for Week 5 Interesting options available in the Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups this week.  With the injury bug taking its toll throughout the MLB, look hard at these five players before making a move. All ownership %'s from Yahoo!   Robbie Ross (SP, TEX) - 13% Owned Ross has... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Although near the bottom of the salary scale, Richards has the best stuff and potential on the Angels staff, and Richards is just starting to realize some of this immense potential.  He possesses a fastball that can hit upper 90’s with good movement and backs it up with a knee... Read More

  The Deep Depths of the Waiver Wire This week I was really sifting through the bottom of the waiver wire.  In fact none of players in this article are owned in even 15% of Yahoo leagues. However, you may just find a useful piece to your fantasy puzzle in these "penny stocks" who can readily... Read More

Each week I will be digging into the deeper depths of the fantasy baseball waiver wire to find some gems and potential sleepers for you that could pay off nicely in the weeks or months to come.  These players should be scouted in deeper leagues at the very least, and some should even be picked... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Continue Scouting ANALYSIS: A spark plug of a player, Gennett is well on his way to being a fan favorite in Milwaukee.   The Brewers are anxious to see if he can keep putting it together over a full season and hold down the 2B job.  So far the results have been favorable, off to a... Read More

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deep Leagues Each week I will be digging into the deep depths of the fantasy baseball waiver wire to find some gems for you that could pay off nicely in the weeks or months to come.  These players should be scouted in Deep leagues at the very least and... Read More

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