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About Max Petrie - RotoBaller

Max serves as a Fantasy MLB contributor and editor for NFL. Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Max Petrie - RotoBaller has written 397 articles so far, you can find them below.


Digging Deeper - Week 1 Waiver Wire Targets

We are here, fantasy baseball enthusiasts! As things get underway, this is a great time to overreact and propose Matt Davidson for Felipe Rivero and Brad Hand because closers are fickle beasts. Don't forget to cut Trea Turner because Dave Martinez likes his speed in the 6-hole. I kid, I kid. Welcome to Digging Deeper.... Read More

2 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 20 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back readers. We've got less than four weeks before playoffs start so it's time to ramp up your efforts to improve your team before it's too late. First half standouts that aren't performing need to be disposed of, while for others it may be time to start streaming for categories. Whatever it is, we... Read More

2 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 18 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to August Rotoballers. The trade deadline has come and gone (until Waivers clear) and it's safe to say NL-Only leagues and Dodger fans have been going bonkers the past 48 hours. For everyone else, it's been business as usual as we head towards the fantasy baseball stretch run. There's six weeks until the playoffs start,... Read More

2 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 16 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to the second half. The All-Star Break serves as a breather for the players, but for fantasy owners it's a reflective period to assess your lineup and make the necessary adjustments to compete for a playoff run. This article is a great opportunity to find those hidden gems, and me along with my colleague... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 13 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to Digging Deeper! As Tom explained last week now you get both AL and NL deep waiver wire picks in one convenient article. This week you're stuck with me, which is a good thing! (Update from last week -- Tom is still chasing me in the Rotoballer Expert's League). Injuries are plentiful, home runs are... Read More

3 years ago


Digging Deeper: Week 9 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 9 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 8 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 8 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 6 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 6 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are the... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 5 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 5 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are the... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 4 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 4 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are the... Read More

3 years ago


Digging Deeper: Week 3 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to our Week 3 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are... Read More

3 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 2 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to our very first edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings... Read More

3 years ago

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Max Petrie's 10 Bold Predictions for 2017

Welcome to the first day of March Madness, but more importantly the 4th edition of RotoBaller's Bold Predictions series.  Over the next two weeks, our writers will be offering their most audacious projections for the 2017 fantasy baseball season. Last year I named Mookie Betts the fantasy MVP. I also noted Trevor Story would be... Read More

3 years ago

Manuel Margot (OF, SD) - 2017 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Draft Values

BALLER MOVE: Target ~225 CURRENT ADP: 244 ANALYSIS: Manuel Margot came over in the Craig Kimbrel trade, and is expected to start the season in San Diego. Margot, 22, is ranked No. 24 on the Baseball America Top 100 Prospects list, and has displayed an ability to hit for average in the minors along with... Read More

3 years ago

Travis Jankowski (OF, SD) - 2017 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Draft Values

BALLER MOVE: Target ~260 CURRENT ADP: 288 ANALYSIS: Travis Jankowski has taken advantage of the lack of surrounding talent in San Diego. He drew 130 starts in 2016 and was able to steal 30 bases, although he was primarily a one-cat stat producer. He hit .245 with two homers, 53 R and 12 RBI. Jankowski... Read More

3 years ago


Keon Broxton (OF, MIL) - 2017 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Draft Values

BALLER MOVE: Target ~200 CURRENT ADP: 227 ANALYSIS: Keon Broxton joined the Brewers in the second half of 2016 and was an instant spark plug. In 244 at-bats, he produced 36 steals with a .354 OBP. His strong play has him as the favorite to start in center field, although his fantasy value is stunted... Read More

3 years ago

Rajai Davis (OF, OAK) - 2017 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Draft Values

BALLER MOVE: Target ~230 CURRENT ADP: 246 ANALYSIS: Rajai Davis is on his fourth team in five years, but still has value thanks to his legs. He had 43 steals last season along with a career-high 74 runs and 12 homers. As a result, he earned leadoff duties for an Oakland team that is in constant... Read More

3 years ago

Ender Inciarte (OF, ATL) - 2017 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers & Draft Values

BALLER MOVE: Target ~210 CURRENT ADP: 237 ANALYSIS: The Braves’ offense was sneaky good to finish 2016, posting a .774 OPS in the second half (third in MLB). The addition of Matt Kemp provided Freddie Freeman solid protection, but the biggest X-factor was Ender Inciarte. Inciarte was a tale of two halves, hitting .227 with... Read More

3 years ago

Clearance Sale: Late Round Fliers for Stolen Bases in 2017

Welcome back, my thrifty shoppers, to the second edition of Clearance Sale. We here at Rotoballer are all about a good deal (have you seen our Draft Prep tools?!), and I am the king of good deals. Discount sales, expired goods -- I'm all about value. So to help you prepare for your drafts, we're... Read More

3 years ago

Clearance Sale: Late Round Fliers for Runs in 2017

Welcome, my thrifty shoppers, to the first edition of Clearance Sale. We here at RotoBaller are all about a good deal (have you seen our Draft Prep tools?!), and I am the king of good deals. Discount sales, expired goods -- I'm all about value. So to help you prepare for your drafts, we're bringing... Read More

3 years ago


Atlanta Braves: 2017 Fantasy MLB Team Preview and Outlooks

Welcome to our ongoing series of MLB team previews. As part of RotoBaller's ongoing effort to help you win your leagues, we're previewing all 30 MLB teams. For each team, we will take a look at their hitters, pitchers, prospects and offseason moves. Today we dive into the 2017 Atlanta Braves Team Outlook, and preview their potential fantasy... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 15 Waiver Wire Targets

If you're still reading, congrats! That means you have advanced to the semi-finals or your playoffs have just begun. It's do or die time, meaning it doesn't matter where you drafted a player or how much it cost to acquire them via trade, you have to play the guys producing. Welcome to Week 15 of... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 14 Waiver Wire Targets

Here it is. For most of you, this marks the beginning of the playoffs and which I say congrats for advancing. For those of us with a game still to play, let's finish strong to solidify our playoff spot or play spoiler. One thing to keep in mind is depth is longer a necessity. Play the... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 13 Waiver Wire Targets

We've made it. In the majority of fantasy leagues, Week 13 serves as the finale of the regular season. Some of you may have already clinched a playoff berth, while others may be looking ahead to 2017. For the rest of us, this is a must-win week to clinch those precious playoff berths and keep... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 12 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to Week 12 of the fantasy season, and my column on recommended FAAB auction bidding for Week 12's waiver wire. Things are getting tight in playoff hunts with only two games left in most leagues.  Some teams are scrambling to complete trades before the deadline, but this is the perfect week to strike in the... Read More

3 years ago


FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 11 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to Week 11 of the fantasy season, and my column on recommended FAAB auction bidding for Week 11's waiver wire. We've reached the road to the playoffs with every matchup carrying more importance. Will you make the moves to be a playoff team, or be a bystander while your opponent's nab the latest round of... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 10 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to Week 10 of the fantasy season, and my column on recommended FAAB auction bidding for Week 10's waiver wire. If you're still reading, congrats. It means you're still in the playoff hunt in your league. Or you're team is cooked and you're looking to play spoiler, I say touche. Once again, we have some... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding: Week 9 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to Week 9 of the fantasy season. As long as you aren't 0-8, you still have a chance to make the playoffs. If you've been following along all year and haven't won a single game, you're liar because we've been picking winners. This week will be another opportunity to improve your team on the wire,... Read More

3 years ago

FAAB Auction Bidding - Week 8 Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome to Week 8 everyone. This may sound like a recurring theme, but it is once again a quiet waiver wire going into Week 8. This is one of the rare seasons when they have been few players worthy of significant FAAB spending; consider Ty Montgomery and Jacquizz Rodgers both had news boosting their values after waivers process... Read More

3 years ago

FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Lineup Picks (10/19/16): MLB DFS Advice

Welcome to our Wednesday edition of FanDuel picks for the Championship Series. We can thank the Blue Jays for these contests, as there would have been no games today with an Indians sweep. Can the Blue Jays get this series back to Cleveland? Can the Cubs regain home field advantage? Let's find out who will be... Read More

3 years ago


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