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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 239 articles so far, you can find them below.


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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 13

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 are looking at two right-handers in the eastern time zone. Joe Musgrove got off to a great start, then imploded, and now put up a dominant start against... Read More

6 months ago


Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 13

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 6/24 through 6/30. 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

6 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 12

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 a youth movement this week, as we look at three pitchers 25 or younger who've put up solid numbers over the last week. We're looking at two young Miami righties... Read More

6 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 12

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 06/17-06/23. 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 column highlights... Read More

6 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 11

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 mid-twenties righties this week. One with a lot of prospect history in Baltimore's Dylan Bundy, and one with virtually no notable pedigree with Texas's Adrian Sampson. Ownership... Read More

6 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 11

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 06/10-06/16. 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 column highlights... Read More

6 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 10

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 head south for a deep dive on two Texas right-handers, the veteran Lance Lynn and the youngster Ariel Jurado. Then we hop over to Miami for a peek... Read More

6 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 10

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 06/03-06/09. 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 column highlights... Read More

7 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 9

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 young right-handers, Griffin Canning of the Angels and Dakota Hudson of the Cardinals. Ownership is based on Yahoo leagues and is accurate as... Read More

7 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 9

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 5/27 - 6/02. 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

7 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 8

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 5/20 - 5/26. 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

7 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 7

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 pitchers that were on nobody's radar coming into the season, Chris Bassitt of Oakland and Adam Wainwright of St. Louis. Ownership is based on Yahoo leagues... Read More

7 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 7

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 5/6 - 5/12. 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

7 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 6

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 time out, we'll look at something old (Jake Odorizzi) and something new (Brandon Woodruff and Spencer Turnbull) to determine who is truly worthy of being on your fantasy roster. Ownership... Read More

7 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 6

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 5/6 - 5/12. 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

7 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 5

Welcome to our Surprising Starts series, where every week we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). We had lots of big strikeout numbers this week, as two AL hurlers racked up punchout totals in the teens. We're breaking down Mike Minor's 13 strikeout performance on Saturday and... Read More

8 months ago


Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 5

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 4/29 - 5/5. 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

8 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 4

Welcome to our Surprising Starts series, where every week we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). This week we're hitting all points of the surprising starts spectrum. We're looking at a veteran castoff in Homer Bailey, an under-the-radar pitching style change in Jordan Lyles, and a young... Read More

8 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts Week 4

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 4/22 - 4/28. 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

8 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 3

Welcome to our Surprising Starts series, where every 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 trio of NL West hurlers, each of whom once had relatively high expectations at one point in their career but have now been discarded by... Read More

8 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts - Week 3

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 4/15 - 4/21. 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

8 months ago


Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 2

Welcome to our Surprising Starts series, where every week we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). Major league batters are striking out at an astounding 23% clip so far this season, which has resulted in plenty of unheralded hurlers racking up massive strikeout totals. We're looking at... Read More

8 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts for Week 2

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 4/8 - 4/15. 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

8 months ago

Are You For Real? Surprising SP Starts from Week 1

Welcome to our Surprising Starts series, where every week we look at lower-owned starting pitchers who have performed unexpectedly well in their last outing(s). Even though the first week had just four days of baseball, there were so many surprising starts to chose from that it was hard to decide which pitchers to break down.... Read More

8 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers & Starts Week 1

Welcome back to fantasy baseball, and welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 4/1 - 4/7. 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... Read More

9 months ago

Four Sleepers At First Base to Target Late

First base was once the most loaded position in fantasy baseball. All the best hitters played the position, and if you didn't have an elite one on your team, you were in trouble. That's changed a bit over the past few seasons, as younger, more athletic players have emerged at positions like shortstop, third base,... Read More

9 months ago


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