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About Harris Yudin - RotoBaller

Harris Yudin is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a degree in journalism. He is a writer and editor, covering fantasy baseball, football and basketball. He is a fan of the Packers, Mets, Rangers, Knicks and North Carolina Tar Heels. Harris can be found on Twitter @hayudi18.

Harris Yudin - RotoBaller has written 451 articles so far, you can find them below.


Harris Yudin's 10 Bold Predictions for 2019

Despite whiffing on more than half, my 2018 predictions were highlighted by the claim that Christian Yelich would return first-round value. I was also justifiably optimistic about Matt Chapman’s breakout and Khris Davis’ impending title of Home Run King. So, I figured, the best plan of attack for 2019 was to use the same template... Read More

8 months ago

An Open Letter to Kyler Murray

Oklahoma dual-sport athlete Kyler Murray declared for the NFL Draft on Monday, just seven months after being selected by the Oakland Athletics with the ninth overall pick in the MLB Draft. This doesn’t mean he will necessarily choose to play football, but it allows him to keep his options open. There were conflicting reports regarding... Read More

10 months ago

Low-Level Minor Leaguers Worth Monitoring in Dynasty - Week 7

For those who play in dynasty leagues, checking minor league box scores and league leaders can become a daily routine. But it's not just the guys knocking on the door who are worth a look. There are plenty of enticing players in the lower levels of the minor leagues who could hold value in many... Read More

1 year ago

Low-Level Minor Leaguers Worth Monitoring in Dynasty Leagues - Week 4

For those who play in dynasty leagues, checking minor league box scores and league leaders can become a daily routine. But it's not just the guys knocking on the door who are worth a look. There are plenty of enticing players in the lower levels of the minor leagues who could hold value in many... Read More

2 years ago

Trey Burke (PG, NYK) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 30% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: The Knicks have an abundance of young guards, but Jeff Hornacek appears intent on getting them all as much playing time as possible. In March, Trey Burke is garnering 23.1 minutes per contest, averaging 14.5 points and a team-high 4.6 assists, shooting 51.6 percent... Read More

2 years ago


Harris Yudin's 10 Bold Predictions for 2018

With Opening Day rapidly approaching, our experienced writers will be offering their most daring predictions for the 2018 fantasy baseball season. Many of my predictions over the years have been laughable at season’s end, but there have been several success stories, as well. Regardless, all predictions are based in trends and patterns, with just a... Read More

2 years ago

Caris LeVert (PG/SG/SF, BKN) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 40% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Since returning from a knee injury late last month, Caris LeVert has been an impact player off the bench for the Nets. The 23-year-old is scoring 13.8 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting and 37.9 percent from deep over that span, adding in... Read More

2 years ago

Updated Relief Pitcher Rankings - 2018 Fantasy Baseball

One final time before regular season baseball returns and our lives are, at last, complete, RotoBaller's staff writers are updating their 2018 fantasy baseball rankings. Today, we'll be taking a look at one of the shallower positions - relief pitcher. As usual, there are a few elite options at the top, and it gets much... Read More

2 years ago

Xander Bogaerts Rankings Debate - Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

We continue our long-running series of articles debating fantasy rankings with a player who was widely selected in the second or third round last year, but endured a disappointing 2017 campaign. RotoBaller's expert writers have come up with our consensus rankings for mixed leagues, but that doesn't mean we agreed on everything. In this space,... Read More

2 years ago

Cory Joseph (PG, IND) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 6% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Cory Joseph has been getting a ton of run with the Pacers lately, averaging 35.1 minutes and 10.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting over his last eight games. Darren Collison could return as early as this weekend, but will be slowly worked into the... Read More

2 years ago


Updated First Base Rankings - 2018 Fantasy Baseball

Welcome back RotoBallers. With the MLB season just a few short weeks a way, it's time to update our rankings and analysis to account for injuries, free agent signings, spring training risers/fallers and more. We kick off our updated March rankings today with the first base position. Harris breaks down each tier and provides analysis... Read More

2 years ago

Rudy Gay (SF/PF, SA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 46% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Rudy Gay returned from a heel injury on Feb. 23, and has played sparingly in five games since. However, he has made the most of his playing time, scoring in double figures in back-to-back games despite playing just 50 total minutes. The 31-year-old has... Read More

2 years ago

ACC Conference Tournament Preview

The most exciting time of the college basketball season has arrived, and conference tournaments are continuing to ramp up this week. The ACC tournament will be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the second consecutive year, and No. 2 seed Duke will look to defend its title. Arguably the strongest conference in the... Read More

2 years ago

Dwight Powell (PF/C, DAL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Dwight Powell is enjoying something of a breakout late in his fourth NBA season. The 26-year-old averaged 13.4 points (59.2 percent shooting) and 8.4 rebounds in February. He capped off the month with a monster showing against the Thunder on Wednesday in which he... Read More

2 years ago

Chris Sale Rankings Debate - Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

We continue our rankings debate with a look at one of the game's most dominant arms. Major League Baseball's reigning strikeout king is a consensus top-four starting pitcher, but his exact draft value is still in question. RotoBaller's expert writers have come up with our consensus rankings for mixed leagues, but that doesn't mean we agreed... Read More

2 years ago


Bogdan Bogdanovic (SG/SF, SAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 43% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Bogdan Bogdanovic is making the most of his first opportunity in the NBA. Since the beginning of January, he is playing just shy of 30 minutes per contest, averaging 13.3 points on 45.7 percent from the floor, 44.1 percent from beyond the arc and... Read More

2 years ago

Fred VanVleet (PG, TOR) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 17% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Fred VanVleet has carved himself a nice bench role in Toronto, averaging just north of 20 minutes per game since the start of December. Over that span, he has posted 9.3 points on 45.6 percent shooting with 3.2 assists, sprinkling in some steals and... Read More

2 years ago

J.D. Martinez Rankings Debate: Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

RotoBaller's expert writers have come up with our consensus rankings for mixed leagues, but that doesn't mean we agreed on everything. In this space, we'll hear from rankers with the biggest differences of opinion on a well-known player and have them defend their position against each other. We continue our series of rankings debates with... Read More

2 years ago

Kyle Anderson (SG/SF, SA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 34% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: With Kawhi Leonard sidelined indefinitely, Kyle Anderson has become a permanent fixture in the Spurs’ starting lineup. The 24-year-old has seen at least 20 minutes in 46 of his 47 games played this year, and is averaging just under 28 minutes with 7.3 points,... Read More

2 years ago

Montrezl Harrell (PF/C, LAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 11% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Montrezl Harrell saw an uptick in playing time and production when Blake Griffin was sidelined with a knee injury throughout December, and maintained a role in the Clippers’ rotation upon Griffin’s return. Now, with Los Angeles’ star forward being shipped off to Detroit, Harrell... Read More

2 years ago


January Expert Mock Draft Analysis - Round 1

We at RotoBaller love to draft. In fact, we love it so much we couldn't wait until March or even February to start drafting! So we decided to share the results of our latest fantasy baseball mock draft, taking place on RT Sports, accompanied by a series of articles analyzing each round. Here's the complete... Read More

2 years ago

Yogi Ferrell (PG/SG, DAL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 24% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Yogi Ferrell has recently been starting alongside Dennis Smith Jr. in a two-point guard set for the Mavericks. Over his last three games, the 24-year-old guard has averaged 16.0 points on 18-of-33 shooting with 7.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in just over 37 minutes... Read More

2 years ago

Gerald Green (SG/SF, HOU) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 54% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: With James Harden sidelined with a hamstring injury, Gerald Green has stepped into a much larger role for the Rockets. In five games without Harden, the 31-year-old is averaging 21.0 points on 49.3 percent shooting with 26 three-pointers made. Harden may return as early... Read More

2 years ago

Reggie Bullock (SG/SF, DET) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 10% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Reggie Bullock has become a staple in the Pistons’ rotation, averaging just over 30 minutes across his last 11 games. The 26-year-old wing has scored in double figures nine times in that span, connecting on 57 of his 95 shot attempts (60 percent). As... Read More

2 years ago

De'Aaron Fox (PG, SAC) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: After missing two weeks with a right quadriceps injury, De’Aaron Fox returned to the floor against the Hornets Tuesday night, dropping 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting with three rebounds, four assists and a steal across 33 minutes. The 20-year-old rookie is averaging just under... Read More

2 years ago


Aaron Judge - What to Expect in 2018

Aaron Judge will be heavily considered as a first-round fantasy selection in 2018, but does the Yankees’ right fielder really deserve an ADP inside the top 12? Judge enjoyed a historic inaugural season, establishing new rookie records in each of baseball’s three true outcomes-- home runs, walks and strikeouts. In fact, the Yankees’ young slugger... Read More

2 years ago

Bismack Biyombo (PF/C, ORL) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 27% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Bismack Biyombo is in line for a major boost in playing time with Nikola Vucevic expected to undergo surgery on his broken hand. The 25-year-old has shown flashes of strong play -- particularly in the 2015-’16 postseason with the Raptors -- and could string... Read More

2 years ago

Caris LeVert (SG/SF, BKN) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Standard Leagues OWNED IN: 38% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Caris LeVert saw an uptick in playing time towards the end of November as the Nets were plagued by injuries, fatigue and ineffectiveness, and made the most of his opportunity. The 23-year-old is averaging 12.7 points on 45.3 percent shooting with 4.7 assists and... Read More

2 years ago

Bam Adebayo (PF/C, MIA) - NBA Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 11% Yahoo! ANALYSIS: Bam Adebayo has seen an uptick in minutes over the last week with Hassan Whiteside sidelined with a knee injury, and has taken advantage of the playing time. The rookie big man has totaled 28 points and 11 rebounds in 49 minutes across the... Read More

2 years ago

Reviewing Harris Yudin's 10 Bold Predictions for 2017

So, it makes sense that the worst fantasy season of my life coincides with my worst bold predictions. I failed to finish in the top five in any league for the first time, which I guess makes sense considering how heavily I bought into Joc Pederson and Yu Darvish— as you’ll soon find out. I... Read More

2 years ago


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