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About Ross Williamson - RotoBaller

A Journalism grad from Arizona State who fell in love with fantasy baseball his first year there playing in a dorm league. Crushed the competition and never looked back. Will talk shop about sports in general but fantasy baseball is where its at. Pick my brain about top talent, prospects, trades and sleepers. Bring it on!

Ross Williamson - RotoBaller has written 199 articles so far, you can find them below.


Archie Bradley (SP,ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After Archie Bradley took a ball to the face that prematurely ended his 2015 campaign, his future seemed very murky. Could he recover and remain the focused and confident pitcher that he displayed throughout the minors? How much rust would he have... Read More

3 years ago

Anthony DeSclafani (SP,CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: An early season oblique injury has kept Anthony DeSclafani on the sidelines waiting for his 2016 debut. He would also be the first of six starting pitchers to be placed on the disabled list for the Cincinnati Reds in the first two... Read More

3 years ago

Zack Cozart (SS,CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 34% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: It seems like Zack Cozart has been around forever in Cincinnati. It also feels like forever since he was talked about as a fantasy commodity even at an important position such as SS. But now Cozart has made a huge impact and... Read More

3 years ago

Whit Merrifield (2B, KC) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-only leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Most fantasy players will look at major categories to value a player's worth. Most fantasy owners will also overlook players who are solid hitters but contribute more in the real game than in the fantasy one. But then the perfect storm of... Read More

3 years ago

John Jaso (1B/OF, PIT) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Pittsburgh Pirates decided to pay journeyman John Jaso a two-year, eight million dollar deal to help stabilize their 1B and OF needs. This may not seem like a big deal except for the fact that Jaso had never played more than... Read More

3 years ago


Junior Guerra (SP, MIL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: To say that Junior Guerra's 2016 performance thus far came out of nowhere would be a dramatic understatement. Guerra's 3.47 ERA and 2.85 FIP of have been incredibly beneficial to the struggling Brewers who are still in the middle of rebuilding their organization... Read More

3 years ago

Derek Norris (C/1B, SDG) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 20% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Derek Norris is struggling and there is not much debate to that fact. He is hitting below .200 with a BABIP of .234 and his highest K% of his career at 25.7%. So why should you buy into Derek Norris in 12+... Read More

3 years ago

Jose Ramirez (2B/3B/SS/OF, CLE) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Any player with four position eligibility has the attention of many fantasy owners right away. With a fresh every day opportunity to play for the Cleveland Indians and regular production within the lineup, Jose Ramirez may be blossoming into a true fantasy contributor. Ramirez... Read More

3 years ago

Devon Travis (2B, TOR) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: For all those fantasy owners waiting for the prized Toronto Blue Jays 2B to return or have simply been waiting for a boost to their 2B position---Devon Travis is back! Travis had been nursing a nagging shoulder injury from 2015 and... Read More

3 years ago

Nathan Eovaldi (SP, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Nathan Eovaldi's time in the Big Apple has not been all sunshine and lollipops, but he has shown glimpses of what type of pitcher the Yankees were hoping for all along. Eovaldi has never reached the 200 IP mark in any one... Read More

3 years ago


Colby Lewis (SP, TEX) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: I know Colby Lewis was detonated for six ER in five IP vs the hapless Angles in his last start. Everyone deserves one mulligan right? Colby Lewis deserves to be given a second look even after his one bad start in 2016.... Read More

3 years ago

Adam Duvall (OF, CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues. OWNED IN: 16% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After enjoying four seasons of 20+ HR production, Adam Duvall could not find a regular spot in a lineup until he came to Cincinnati. His .254 BA marks a high point in his short career and he is well on his way... Read More

3 years ago

Carlos Beltran (OF, NYY) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 48% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Carlos Beltran has made huge waves for the Yankees this season and is on pace for his first 30 HR season since 2012 while with the St. Louis Cardinals. His SLG%, ISO and K% are all up from last year while his BABIP... Read More

3 years ago

Brandon Guyer (OF, TB) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Brandon Guyer has widely been considered a decent 4th OF option in both the Cubs and Rays systems since 2007. He even was being strictly platooned for his disparities vs RHP and LHP. But then Desmond Jennings decided to hit WAY below... Read More

3 years ago

Jose Reyes (SS, COL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in NL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Now that we know that Jose Reyes's suspension is up at the beginning of June, owners should check in to their league to see if they can grab him at bargain value before he latches on to another team and gets everyday... Read More

3 years ago


Nick Tropeano (SP, LAA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Los Angeles Angels have been nothing short of a disaster in 2016 in the early-going and most of that falls on the injury plagued pitching staff that has engulfed them. In search of any possible answer, the Angels might have found a... Read More

3 years ago

Justin Bour (1B, MIA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Justin Bour has been labeled as an "all or nothing" type of hitter. He racks up a ton of K and provides some cheap power at the 1B and CI position in fantasy leagues. Bour's BABIP is about 30 points below his career... Read More

3 years ago

Ender Inciarte (OF, ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Ender Inciarte was going to be the leadoff hitter of the future for the Atlanta Braves. But then he got hurt and missed the early part of this season. His fantasy stock plummeted. Owners got excited for the rise of Mallex Smith... Read More

3 years ago

Derek Dietrich (2B/3B/OF, MIA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After owners lost Dee Gordon for 80 games due to a PED suspension, no one expected his replacement to step in and be fantasy relevant. All Derek Dietrich has done since taking Gordon's playing time is make the Marlins think about getting... Read More

3 years ago

Adam Conley (SP,MIA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues. OWNED IN: 34% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Good left handed pitching has become a priceless possession these days and Adam Conley wants to be another prize in Miami for years to come. Conley came into 2016 as a major sleeper with his high K rate potential with room to... Read More

3 years ago


Brandon Finnegan (SP,CIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ leagues OWNED IN: 20% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Prior to 2016 Brandon Finnegan's fantasy value was pretty much unknown because of Kansas City's reluctance to deem him as a starter or as a high-end reliever. After his trade to Cincinnati he became a full-fledged starter with high upside and a lot... Read More

3 years ago

Brandon Drury (3B/OF, ARI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 51% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: The Arizona Diamondbacks may have traded away a lot of their future to win now, but a big part of their future is reliant on the emergence of Brandon Drury. After hitting .331 at AAA-Reno in 2015, Drury got a September audition in Phoenix to show... Read More

3 years ago

Byung Ho Park (1B, MIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 47% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: This Korean import had a ton of buzz coming into 2016 and so far he has delivered. Byung-Ho Park is already displaying the power and run producing ability that has sorely been lacking on any incarnation of the Minnesota Twins offense since... Read More

3 years ago

Hector Neris (RP, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Not many people knew about Hector Neris when this season began, but the Philadelphia Phillies continue to impress with the diamonds in the rough they keep finding. Neris already has 28 K in 20 IP and has seemingly been the only bright... Read More

3 years ago

Nick Markakis (OF,ATL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ team leagues OWNED IN: 23% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Nick Markakis is the very definition of the term "doubles power". The Atlanta Braves youth movement even includes this 32-year-old who has never been a special kind of player but always seems to find his way into every lineup for every team he... Read More

3 years ago


Khris Davis (OF, OAK) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: After Khris Davis was traded to the Oakland Athletics in mid-February, the concern became whether he will remain fantasy relevant for the Oakland Athletics while playing half of his games at O.Co Coliseum. So far the resounding answer is: Yes. Davis had... Read More

3 years ago

Trevor Plouffe (1B/3B,MIN) - Waiver Wire Pickups

Baller Move: Add in 12+ team leagues Owned in: 25% of Fleaflicker leagues Analysis: I know that Trevor Plouffe is not one of the sexiest fantasy options in any format given his very average career numbers. However, balance that out with his ample opportunities hitting in the middle of a young lineup that produces a ton... Read More

3 years ago

Ketel Marte (SS,SEA) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: A TON of you were scared off by the bad start of Ketel Marte and I can't say I would have blamed you. But if you stuck it out and made him your SS with confidence for the year or kept/drafted him in a dynasty... Read More

3 years ago

Odubel Herrera (OF, PHI) - Waiver Wire Pickups

Baller Move: Add in 12+ team leagues Owned in: 20% of Leagues It is no secret I am a HUGE fan of this former Rule 5 pick of the Philadelphia Phillies, and he continues to pay dividends to how much of a great player he truly is. Last season he had some rough patches but... Read More

4 years ago

Joe Ross (SP, WSH) - Waiver Wire Pickups

Baller Move: Add in 12+ leagues Owned in: 52% of Fleaflicker leagues If you didn't know who Joe Ross was during his audition with the Washington Nationals in 2015 you have no reason to forget him now. Ross started 13 games in 2015 and had a 5-5 record with 8 K/9, .265 BABIP, 3.64 ERA and... Read More

4 years ago


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