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About John Paul Nocerino - RotoBaller

Fantasy Baseball, The New York Mets, and Breathing

John Paul Nocerino - RotoBaller has written 10 articles so far, you can find them below.

Anthony DeSclafani (SP, CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Most Leagues OWNED IN: 44% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: If you need to add a pitcher to your roster, look no further than Reds young stud Anthony DeSclafani. DeSclafani was a highly touted young arm in the Marlins rotation. He was traded to the Reds in the offseason for Matt Latos, a trade that... Read More

5 years ago

Ike Davis (1B, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Another forgotten player this year is Oakland A’s first baseman Ike Davis. The once highly touted Mets prospect seems poised for a bounce back season in the bay area. After his breakout season in 2012 when Davis hit 32 HR, the lefty slugger has had... Read More

5 years ago

Will Middlebrooks (3B, SD) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: If you need a third basemen, or corner infielder, to provide some production in the coming weeks, take a look at the Padre’s Will Middlebrooks. Middlebrooks has been a valuable fantasy player at times throughout his short career but has also had long slumps... Read More

5 years ago

David Freese (3B, LAA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: A player that most owners have left out so far this season is Angel’s third basemen David Freese. Off to a hot start, Freese looks like he can be ready to prove a lot of people wrong. A few years back Freese was expected... Read More

5 years ago

C.J. Wilson (SP, LAA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 32% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: At the start of the fantasy baseball season, owners are always searching for the forgotten guys in the free agent pool. One guy that seems to have been passed over in most drafts is Angels starter C.J. Wilson. Entering his 10th season in the league, Wilson is... Read More

5 years ago

David Wright (3B, NYM) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper

BALLER MOVE: Draft Target in Middle Rounds ANALYSIS:  After a sub par season in 2014 which ended in injury, Met’s third basemen David Wright is poised to have a bounce back season in 2015. Do not sleep on David Wright, as his current ADP of 96 is lower than the fantasy value he can return. After a... Read More

5 years ago

Masahiro Tanaka (SP, NYY) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings Analysis

  CURRENT ADP: 89   RANKINGS STATUS: Undervalued ANALYSIS: After a sensational start to his major league career, there is a lot of speculation surrounding Masahrio Tanaka and his slightly torn UCL. Tanaka burst onto the scene last year but was shut down in the second half of the season so that his arm could heal and... Read More

5 years ago

Matt Harvey (SP, NYM) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings Analysis

CURRENT ADP: 66 RANKINGS STATUS: Undervalued ANALYSIS: Matt Harvey is being underrated this year because he is coming off Tommy John Surgery, which caused him to miss the entire 2014 season. Having been sidelined for 18 months, many anticipate that Harvey will struggle to reclaim his dominance at the start of the 2015 campaign. That is a possibility,... Read More

5 years ago

Daniel Murphy (2B, NYM) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings Analysis

CURRENT ADP: 140 RANKINGS STATUS: Undervalued ANALYSIS: New York Met’s second basemen Daniel Murphy is not your typical fantasy stud. His lack of power numbers triggers a red flag to most fantasy owners who know how valuable a power bat can be in their lineup. Murphy’s other attributes like his constant knack for getting base hits and... Read More

5 years ago

Jon Lester (SP, CHC) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings Analysis

CURRENT ADP: 48 RANKINGS STATUS: Undervalued  Analysis: When a dominant, veteran left handed pitcher makes the jump from American League to National League it is always an intriguing endeavor. That is the case this year for the new ace of the Chicago Cubs Jon Lester. Lester has been masterful in the American League throughout his career... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

This could be the most exciting installment of waiver wire adds in a while. Not that any of these choices are necessarily league-winners but at least we have a bunch of new names to ponder. Bye weeks are nearly over but this one will be particularly tough with the high-scoring Chiefs, Vikings, Chargers, and Cardinals... Read More

Waiver Wire Express - Week 12 Lightning Round

We're onto Week 12, which means the last of the bye weeks approaches. The Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs and Vikings hit the hammocks as we can finally start to look at players without worrying about future offweeks. To help you look towards those precious playoff weeks, here is the waiver wire lightning round heading into Week... Read More

Fantasy Football News and Injuries - Running Updates

Below is a quick-hit list of running notes on relevant injuries and player news, including pre-game reports and live in-game updates. Stay tuned for updates all throughout the week and on Sunday morning game day:   Week 11 Marlon Mack has a hand injury and has been ruled out for the game. Emmanuel Sanders (ribs) will... Read More

Week 11 Chat - Live Fantasy Football Game Day Q&A

It's Sunday Morning Week 11... Do You Know Who to Start? Each Sunday morning of the NFL season, RotoBaller's experts will be moderating the industry's leading live chat room and answering a bunch of your fantasy football questions, from around 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM ET. Come join in on the fun, and get your... Read More

Fantasy Football Starts and Sits: Matchups Analysis for Week 11

Welcome to our Week 11 matchup analysis and start/sit column for fantasy football. We'll be covering every single contest from the Sunday slate in one convenient location, helping you make the best decisions for your fantasy lineups. Be sure to check back regularly because this article will be updated as news comes in regarding injuries and other... Read More

Week 11 Start/Sit: Monday Night Football Matchups Analysis

Welcome back to Mexico City. Last season, the Chiefs were supposed to take on the Rams in this game before field conditions moved the game to Los Angeles. Even though the game was moved, the fantasy output was amazing as both teams scored over 50 points and there was not an unhappy fan among us.... Read More

Wide Receiver / Cornerback Matchups To Target in Week 11

In Week 10, the Buccaneers defeated the Cardinals in a game that featured a whopping 57 points scored between the two teams. Christian Kirk was expected to exploit the Buccaneers weak secondary, and he exceeded all expectations by catching three touchdowns, finishing as the No. 1 wide receiver on the week. On the other side... Read More

Holiday Shopping - Who To Buy For The Playoffs Run

As the fantasy football season nears the home stretch, most owners should begin turning their eyes towards the remaining six weeks of the fantasy schedule. Either you're comfortably in the playoffs and need to see who you should be rostering in order to get the best matchups or you need that extra boost to qualify... Read More

Updated Week 11 PPR Rankings (Top 300)

Welcome to Week 11 RotoBallers. Below are our updated consensus Week 11 PPR rankings for fantasy football, including some running notes on relevant injuries, player news and rankings updates: Emmanuel Sanders is officially active. George Kittle (ankle, knee) has officially been ruled out. Matt Breida will not play in Week 11. Jay Ajayi was signed by the... Read More

The King's Key Starters and Tough Calls - Lineup Spotlights for Week 11

Welcome to Week 11, RotoBallers! Below you will find some of my spotlight plays and tough lineup decisions for the upcoming week of the fantasy football season. These player selections are based on my Premium Weekly Lineup Rankings, available as part of the RotoBaller's NFL Premium Pass. Enter promo code KING at checkout for a... Read More

Woos and Boos - Starts and Sits for Week 11 Lineups

If we learned anything from the fantasy scoring in Week 10 is that hitting on the right quarterback can make or break your week. Sure, the household names like Lamar Jackson (35.65 FP) and Patrick Mahomes (34.30 FP) paced the field, but it was the play from lesser QBs like Daniel Jones (33.40 FP) and... Read More

Week 11 Fantasy Football Staff Rankings

Below you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football weekly rankings, tiers, player news and stats for the 2019 NFL season. Our Ranking Wizard displays our staff's rankings for various league formats, all in one easy place. Here's what you'll find: Weekly PPR Rankings Weekly Half-PPR Rankings Weekly Standard Rankings Dynasty League Rankings     Fantasy... Read More

Week 11 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 11 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 11 of the NFL and fantasy football season. In case you missed it, this is our seventh year now writing this weekly column. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver... Read More

Week 11 Stream Team - Free Agent and Bye-Week Streamers

Now that the bye weeks are in full swing; streaming becomes a more viable and almost necessary strategy. Knowing who to add and when to start them could be the ultimate difference-maker in a weekly matchup. Making the right streaming decisions throughout the season could easily be the difference between missing the playoffs and having... Read More

Fantasy Football Booms, Busts - Philip Rivers, Devin Singletary, O.J. Howard

Fantasy football players are going to have to go under the radar to find booms and busts this week because many of the NFL’s superstars will be on bye. Fantasy footballers will not be getting any Aaron Jones touchdown runs or Daniel Jones touchdown tosses this week, nor will they be getting any 300-yard passing... Read More