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About Brad Johnson - RotoBaller

You can read more from Brad Johnson on Rotoworld, FanGraphs, and RotoBaller. Find him on Patreon and Twitter @BaseballATeam.

Brad Johnson - RotoBaller has written 188 articles so far, you can find them below.


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 9

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to bolster your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, May 9th. Let's get to it.   Agenda MOAR Injuries Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. MOAR Injuries I set you an important task yesterday -... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 8

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to bolster your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, May 8th. Let's get to it.   Agenda A Murder of Injuries Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. A Murder of Injuries It's still the... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 5

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your neediest categories on Cinco de Mayo. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, May 5th. Let's get to it.   Agenda So, About Reyes Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. So, About Reyes For... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 4

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, May 4th. Let's get to it. Editor's Note: Our friends at Fantrax have even more fantasy baseball advice columns and videos to help improve your teams. Be... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 3

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your problem categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, May 3rd. Let's get to it. Editor's Note: Our friends at Fantrax have even more fantasy baseball advice columns and videos to help improve your teams. Be... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 2

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your problem categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, May 2nd. Let's get to it. Editor's Note: Our friends at Fantrax have even more fantasy baseball advice columns and videos to help improve your teams. Be... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 1

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop guide for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your problem categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, May 1st. Let's get to it. Editor's Note: Our friends at Fantrax have even more fantasy baseball advice columns and videos to help improve your teams.... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 28

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop guide for streaming and waiver wire advice. Use this column to address your problem categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, April 28th. Let's get to it. Editor's Note: Our friends at Fantrax have even more fantasy baseball advice columns and videos to help improve your teams.... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 27

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your one-stop guide for streaming and waiver wire advice. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, April 27th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Doing Flips and Shit Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Doing Flips and Shit He's not on a dolphin, but Chris Coghlan is... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 26

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily resource for streaming and waiver wire advice. This is a one stop guide for all of your categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, April 26th. Let's get to it.   Agenda A Reminder About Rainouts Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1.... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 25

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of streaming and waiver wire advice. This is a one stop guide for all of your categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, April 25th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Hidden Treasures Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Hidden Treasures... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 24

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of streaming and waiver wire advice. This is your one stop guide to address lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, April 24th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Important Programming Note Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 21

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. This is your one stop guide to address lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, April 21st. Let's get to it.   Agenda Judging Stanton Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks  ... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 20th

Happy tax day and welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. This is your one stop guide to plug lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, April 20th. Let's get to it.   Agenda More Marte Maunderings Today's Weather... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 19

Happy tax day and welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. This is your one stop guide to plug lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, April 19th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Brewers Catcher Poll Results... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 18

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. This is your one stop guide to plug lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, April 18th. Let's get to it.   Agenda My Dilemma of the Day Today's Weather and... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 17

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Use this column to plug lineup holes, stream pitchers, or target categories of need. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, April 17th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Happy Easter Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1.... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 14

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Use this column to plug lineup holes, stream H2H pitchers, or target categories of need. DFS lineups can be built using the information here as well. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, April 14th. We'll have a full... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 13

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Whether you play in head-to-head leagues, or are looking to pad certain stat categories, this column is your daily resource. DFS lineups can be built using the information here as well. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, April... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 12

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Here are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, April 12th. Since it's a full slate, most of the focus will be on pitchers. Let's get to it.   Agenda Morton and Paxton Deliver Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks  ... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 11

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Here are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, April 11th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Coors Field is God Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Coors Field is God DFS players know to use any and all... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 10

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Here are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, April 10th. It's a new week and a new opportunity for owners to build upon leads or dig out of the basement. Let's get to it.   Agenda Stacking Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 7th

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Let's talk pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, April 7th, some of which can be applied to DFS games as well. You're busy. I'm busy. Shall we get to it?   Agenda Weekend Hiatus Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Weekend Hiatus... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 6th

Welcome back to Streaming Wars, your daily source of waiver wire and streaming advice. Below are some pitcher and hitter streamer targets for Thursday, April 6th, which can be applied for DFS games as well. You're busy. I'm busy. Shall we get to it?   Agenda Thin Thursday Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Thin... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for April 5th

Over the offseason, there was much ado about the home run surge of 2016. Would it continue into 2017 or was regression looming? One game into the MLB season, and we already have 30 home runs - a 5,400 home run pace. Yasmani Grandal, Rougned Odor, and Khris Davis have already popped two apiece, as has... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Exploiting the Waiver Wire to Win Your League

Welcome to Streaming Wars, a new column offering waiver wire recommendations for the next day. Streaming goes by many names such as micromanaging, churn and burn, etc. Whatever you call it, the goal is the same - to fully leverage your weakest roster spots. Streaming is not for everybody, but it is for mostbody. Sometimes, you'll have... Read More

3 years ago

Industry Experts - March Mock Draft: The Overview

With your fantasy drafts rapidly approaching, we organized an expert mock draft last week. The 12-team "league" was selected on RTSports.com featuring writers from five different sites along with a few twitter fans. Among the RotoBallers represented were Kyle Bishop, Pierre Camus, Andrew Sullivan, JB Branson, and me. Also in the room were Nick Doran of... Read More

3 years ago

Mark Trumbo Rankings Debate: Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

It's the fantasy baseball draft season. To us baseball nerds, few things are more exciting than arguing about player rankings. Today, we'll discuss and compare Mark Trumbo's RotoBaller staff rankings. He was ranked No. 51 overall by Jeff Kahntroff, and No. 136 by Brad Johnson. Throughout this series, we'll be using our February Staff Rankings to... Read More

3 years ago

Jonathan Villar Rankings Debate: Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

It's the fantasy baseball draft season. To us baseball nerds, few things are more exciting than arguing about player rankings. Today, we'll discuss and compare Jonathan Villar's RotoBaller staff rankings. He was ranked No. 17 overall by Brad Johnson, and No. 45 by Bill Dubiel. Throughout this series, we'll be using our February Staff Rankings to debate where... Read More

3 years ago

Jose Ramirez Rankings Debate: Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

It's the fantasy baseball draft season. To us baseball nerds, few things are more exciting than arguing about player rankings. Today, we'll discuss and compare Jose Ramirez's RotoBaller staff rankings. He was ranked No. 40 overall by Jeff Kahntroff, and No. 106 by Brad Johnson. Throughout this series, we'll be using our February Staff Rankings to debate where... Read More

3 years ago


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