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About Elliott Baas - RotoBaller

Elliott Baas is a lifelong fan of baseball, both real and fantastical. He has written for Fantasypros and The Fantasy Report.

Elliott Baas - RotoBaller has written 235 articles so far, you can find them below.


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 11

We've got plenty to unpack at the quarterback position following an exciting Week 10. While no major injuries occurred in game, the revelation of Matthew Stafford's back injury was quite a surprise and left some owners scrambling just before lineups locked. So the year of the backup continued this week, as 16 of the 32... Read More

3 days ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 10

It was another big week for quarterbacks around the league, as five signal callers topped the 30-point mark once again. Many of the usual suspects were up there, such as Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson, but we also got a few surprises from unheralded quarterbacks. It's a pretty big week for byes, as six teams... Read More

1 week ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 9

We have no new major quarterback injuries as of writing this, but the injuries from past weeks have really thinned out the waiver wire for those of us who stream quarterbacks. Not to worry though, as there are still plenty of good options out there if you're in need. We've got four teams on bye... Read More

2 weeks ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 8

Tragedy struck a few top quarterbacks this week, as both Patrick Mahomes and Matt Ryan left games with injuries. We already know Mahomes will miss 3-6 weeks, while more will be revealed about Ryan's status later today. Either way, owners of these quarterbacks will need a backup plan in place, and this week the waiver... Read More

3 weeks ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 7

It was another big week at the quarterback position, as five quarterbacks topped 30 points and 12 scored more than 20 heading into Sunday Night Football. Most of the big performers were players we expect, such as Matt Ryan and Deshaun Watson, but we also got some surprising starts from quarterbacks who are widely available.... Read More

1 month ago


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 6

It was a monster week for Quarterbacks, as six QBs topped 30 points and 14 topped 19 points (in six-point passing TD leagues) heading into Sunday Night Football. Some of the high-scorers were the usual suspects, such as Deshaun Watson, Matt Ryan, and Tom Brady, but we also saw huge weeks from the backups, as... Read More

1 month ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 5

The year of the backup continued in Week 4, with Mitch Trubisky going down early against Minnesota and Case Keenum taking a well-deserved benching in Washington. These moves along with the already existing injuries to major quarterbacks means many owners will be looking for short-term and long-term options this week. We've got Detroit and Miami... Read More

1 month ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 4

This was a crazy week at the quarterback position, as the backups came out to play. We saw big performances from Daniel Jones, Kyle Allen, Gardner Minshew, and Teddy Bridgewater that few saw coming. With all these new names stepping forward, it'll be tough to know who's worth adding and who to leave on waivers.... Read More

2 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 26

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 9/23 through 9/29. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

2 months ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 3

It was another wild and woolly week of NFL football in Week 2, and while there are still no bye weeks to contend with, plenty of owners may be seeking to make a change at quarterback. Owners of Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger should be looking at free-agent quarterbacks, as both veteran signal-callers potentially face... Read More

2 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 25

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). We're looking at two sides of the same game this week. Johnny Cueto has had a nice pair of starts in his return from Tommy John surgery, while Elieser Hernandez carved... Read More

2 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 25

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 9/16 through 9/22. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

2 months ago

Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 2

Week 1 is (mostly) in the books, and while the year is clearly over for the Bears, Browns, and Falcons, your fantasy team can still rebound from a Week 1 loss. Maybe you're considering a change at QB after being let down by one of the popular Week 1 plays like Jameis Winston or Baker... Read More

2 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 24

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're looking at a pair of interesting NL West hurlers. Unheralded lefty Alex Young dominated the Reds on Saturday for eight scoreless, while righty Dinelson Lamet turned in another... Read More

2 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 24

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 9/3 through 9/9. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

2 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 23

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're looking at the return of a former rotation mainstay in Sean Manaea, and at a rotation afterthought in Steven Brault. Both lefties put up solid starts over the... Read More

2 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 23

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 9/3 through 9/9. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

3 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 22

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). It's almost time for September call ups, which means it's the perfect time to analyze a pair of highly touted pitching prospects. This week we're breaking down recent outings from Pittsburgh's... Read More

3 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 22

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 8/26 through 9/2. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

3 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 21

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're looking at two rookies. A domestic (Adrian Houser), and an import (Yusei Kikuchi). Both have put him some interesting results as of late and deserve a deep dive... Read More

3 months ago


Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 21

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 8/19 through 8/25. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

3 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 20

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). We've got a pair of interesting AL hurlers on the slate this week. Jakob Junis put up a pair of good starts against the Red Sox and Tigers, while Ryan Yarbrough... Read More

3 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 20

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 8/12 through 8/18. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

3 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 19

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're breaking down a pitcher in a new location, and a pitcher with a new opportunity. Aaron Sanchez wound up in pitcher paradise with his trade to Houston, and... Read More

3 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 19

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 8/5 through 8/11. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

3 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 18

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're looking at everyone's favorite waiver wire options, boring veterans! Anibal Sanchez has been dealing for Washington over the last three months, and is still available in over half... Read More

4 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 18

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 7/29 through 8/4. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

4 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 17

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're breaking two ex-top prospects. One with a lot of major league time in Kevin Gausman, and one still getting his feet wet in Tyler Beede Ownership is based... Read More

4 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 17

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 7/22 through 7/28. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this... Read More

4 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 16

Welcome back to "Are You For Real?" Each week, we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). It's Anderson week this week, as we take a deep dive on two Andersons that have been putting up good numbers as of late. Chase Anderson has been doing some interesting... Read More

4 months ago


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