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About Zachary Thompson - RotoBaller

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Zachary Thompson - RotoBaller has written 12 articles so far, you can find them below.

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) – 9/9

Whether you're looking to continue your hot-streak from yesterday’s fantasy football opener or start over after a tough Week One, there are plenty of great picks on this Monday in fantasy baseball to get your workweek off to a good start. Major League Baseball has 11 games on tap tonight as we head into the... Read More

6 years ago

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) – 9/2

Labor Day is a holiday all about YOU! Whoever you are, the idea is to kick back from your “labor” and have a great long weekend. However you decide to celebrate yourself, make sure you spoil yourself with plenty of fantasy baseball. Major League Baseball cooperates with the party, with all 30 teams in action... Read More

6 years ago

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) – 8/26

Get your week off to a great start with a big day today in Fantasy Baseball! Today's major league schedule has a total of 10 games with nine on tap for tonight. Since most of the daily fantasy baseball sites won't include the Rays-Royals game this afternoon, all my picks are for tonight's nine games.... Read More

6 years ago

MLB Daily League Lineups Advice for Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) - 8/19

Happy Monday!  Today is another solid day of MLB action for fantasy baseball players. There are a dozen MLB games on the slate for today, but the Mets and Twins have afternoon games that are too early for most of the MLB daily leagues and lineups. Note that the picks featured below are only from... Read More

6 years ago

MLB Lineups Advice for Daily Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) - August 5

This Monday once again features a solid nine-game slate for daily fantasy baseball players. Among the best matchups are the Dodgers in St. Louis in a battle of first-place NL teams, and a pair of division rivalries as the Tigers visit the Indians and the red-hot Braves travel to Washington to face the Nationals and... Read More

6 years ago

MLB Lineups Advice for Daily Fantasy Baseball (Fanduel) - July 29

Monday's nine-game MLB schedule isn't as jam-packed as some days, but there is still plenty of punch for fantasy baseball daily leaguers in a schedule that highlights divisional play. The Cardinals-Pirates and Red Sox-Rays are the headliners, but there's plenty of other intriguing matchups as well throughout the night. Since the game at Fenway starts... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (July 22, 2013)

Monday, July 22 brings us a full plate of fantasy baseball daily league options, with only two teams getting the day off and the other 28 all in action under the lights in 14 games across the country. Everyday here on you can find plenty of fantasy baseball advice, and check out my daily picks... Read More

7 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (July 8, 2013)

As we get started with the last week before the All-Star break, Major League Baseball has a full slate for a Monday night with 12 games across the country all in the evening window giving you plenty of options tonight as you try to assemble your lineup for tonight. There are a number of aces... Read More

7 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (July 1, 2013)

Monday night is a limited schedule, but it still presents a nice opportunity for daily fantasy baseball players to get a successful lineup locked in with six games in the evening window. There are some of the lesser-known teams in action tonight, meaning it's a great night to flash your fantasy know-how and build your... Read More

7 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (June 25, 2013)

With a light night Monday in the MLB, my regular daily league focus shifts to Tuesday for this week as we get ready for a jam-packed Tuesday night with all 30 teams in action under the lights this evening. There are plenty of options to be sure, so make sure to check your lineup carefully... Read More

7 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (June 17, 2013)

Don’t dread Monday—it just means another great week of fantasy baseball is ahead of us! Each Monday, I give you my breakdown of my daily league lineup with options to help you put together the perfect roster to claim your prize in today’s daily league action. Throughout the week, my posts can be found at... Read More

7 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (June 10, 2013)

Major League Baseball starts the week with 10 games on this Monday, June 10, and there are definitely some matchups to take advantage of if you are looking to succeed in daily fantasy baseball. This is my first post for and I’m excited to join the coverage team for daily league picks and advice.... Read More

7 years ago

More Recent Articles


Biggest Surprises of 2019: Running Back

The 2019 NFL season was an interesting year for the running back position. Christian McCaffrey was the overall RB1, but some of the other top players fell below expectations. That led to some interesting final results when the final season standings came around. And while some of those -- Dalvin Cook as the RB3, Leonard... Read More

Quarterback VOS (Values Over Starter): 2019 Season In Context

The 2019 fantasy football season is over. That is not something we like to say considering the empty path we have ahead of us until we reach draft season again in eight months. The good thing about it, though, is that we have plenty of time to analyze what happened during the past few weeks... Read More

2019 RotoBaller NFL Challenge - And The @Fleaflicker Winner Is...

What a season, RotoBallers. Fantasy football is always a fun, interesting, and long season - filled with injuries, breakout players, and different strategies. It takes stamina and endurance to win the marathon, and we're here today to recognize those who pulled it off. With 343 teams - across two divisions - competing to be crowned champ... Read More

Introducing the 2020 Rookie Tight End Class

Out of all the skill positions, tight end is the one where rookies have the most issue making an immediate impact. But there's still always some value at every position in every NFL Draft, and the 2020 one is no exception, even if people are very down on this year's crop of tight ends. Let's... Read More

Can a New Coach Fix Baker Mayfield in 2020?

Another season has passed and another disappointment by Browns fans has been realized. Baker Mayfield got the head coach he wanted in Freddie Kitchens in 2019. In 2020, hopefully he's got the one he needs in Kevin Stefanski. Last season, under Kitchens, Mayfield had a coach he could control and manipulate. He did just that... Read More

Wide Receiver VOS (Values Over Starter): 2019 Season In Context

The one (and only) good thing about fantasy football season ending is that we have plenty of time to analyze what happened during the past few months and put performances into context to prepare for next season. As football is an ever-evolving game, though, it makes sense to assess how good players were in fantasy... Read More

The King's Keeper Corner: NFL Postseason Impacts on Player Outlooks

With a break in the postseason NFL action, it is time to reflect on what we have seen in the playoffs so far and how certain performances will affect fantasy football outlooks in keeper and dynasty formats. How players respond and what they deliver at the most intense and critical times of the season can... Read More

Introducing Value Over Starter Football Metrics

When it comes to fantasy sports, we're always looking for the highest possible Return On Investment or ROI. This concept is easy to understand: in both Daily Fantasy and re-draft/fantasy leagues, ROI would come down to how many points a player returns relative to his salary, or the price you paid (given his ADP on... Read More

Biggest Breakouts of 2019: Quarterback

2019 was a very interesting season of fantasy football, to say the least. It's safe to say no one was banking on the season that we saw from Lamar Jackson but he wasn't the only one to stand out. At the quarterback position, we saw some really exciting players start to shine and some older... Read More

Goodbye Runners, Hello Pass-Catching RBs: 2019 Season Trends

As the 2019 summer kept going we all had two things in our minds with regard to September's fantasy drafts and both of them were related to running backs: Where in the world are Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon and when will they be back? It made sense back then (and it still does now,... Read More

Where Does 2019 Rank Historically Among ADP Movers?

I have worked on a season-review series of articles in which I have analyzed the biggest winners and losers in terms of ADP entering draft season compared to the end of the year final results. It was plenty of fun looking back at the gambles most of us took which ultimately paid off, but also... Read More

Biggest Busts of 2019: Tight End

2019 was not the record-breaking season for tight ends 2018 was. San Francisco’s George Kittle (most receiving yards for a TE in a season) and Philadelphia’s Zach Ertz (most receptions for a TE in a season) did not break the records they set last season, although both were fine for fantasy players. Kansas City’s Travis... Read More

Rushing Quarterbacks Are Becoming Necessary

The 2019 fantasy season is over. We are all thinking about what to do come 2020 draft day. So let me ask you something. What if I offer you the chance of drafting a quarterback who is a lock to finish the season with 270 fantasy points? Would you take him and make him your... Read More

Biggest Breakouts Of 2019: Wide Receivers

As we enter the initial phase of offseason activities you have recently completed a painstaking process of creating and managing rosters, with the goal of winning fantasy championships in 2019. Now, many of you have already shifted your focus toward planning your drafts in Best Ball and redraft leagues, while others are contemplating how you... Read More

Tight End ADP Winners and Losers: 2019 Season Review

I've always believed that it is easier to lose a fantasy championship than to win it on draft day. It makes sense, as sure-fire players are expected to reward their owners with a lower risk-factor than the other way around and thus they're always drafter earlier. If they put up a season-long dud, though, you'll... Read More