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2019 Points League Draft Strategy - Fantasy Baseball

The time to prepare for the 2014 fantasy baseball season is here, and that means getting ready for the draft. There are many different forms of drafts, from the traditional roto to points leagues and the increasingly popular head-to-head format. This article addresses getting ready for head-to-head leagues, which requires daily rosters transactions to ensure... Read More

  Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy for Roto Leagues It’s officially Fantasy baseball season! While everyone shakes the snow off and begins to rejoin their leagues from last year, the countdown until draft day begins. For most teams their entire season rides on having a good draft, as picking the wrong players can ruin the year... Read More

For more fantasy baseball strategy, check out RotoBaller's Draft Day Strategy and How to Use ADP articles.   Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy for Roto Leagues The 2014 fantasy baseball season is just around the corner and that means owners all over are preparing for their drafts. There are many different kinds of formats for fantasy baseball... Read More

Many fantasy baseball players are hesitant to use the auction format during draft season because it is an admittedly more complicated and strategically focused format than your standard snake draft. By removing the natural randomness inherent in a snake draft, having a proper fantasy draft strategy is more important than ever. This level of control... Read More

Today, I'll be tackling the most difficult decision a fantasy owner will have to make in the preseason: whom to keep in a competitive keeper league. Having a sound keeper strategy is just as important to contending in your league as a first-round pick will ever be, and making a mistake at this part of... Read More

How to Find Sleepers: Fantasy Draft Strategy Whether you play in a standard 12-team league or a super-deep-40-man-roster dynasty league, one thing remains constant. This one ever-so-important facet of fantasy sports is contrast. There are distinct personalities within your league, personal draft preparation techniques and disparities between every fantasy owner-- each owner has his or... Read More

  Five Draft Strategies for Fantasy Points Leagues We are still several weeks away from spring training being in full swing, but don't let that make you put off your fantasy baseball draft strategy. It's never to early to start thinking about your fantasy baseball drafts. While your approach shouldn't be drastically different if you’re... Read More

Last week we looked at who to draft in the #1 spot of your 2014 fantasy baseball draft. This week we look at the #2 spot. Warmer weather will be here soon, and that means getting ready for the 2014 fantasy baseball season. Every owner needs to have a plan going into the season to... Read More

  The start of the 2014 fantasy baseball season is getting closer and closer which means figuring out plans for your draft. Each individual plan is different, and perhaps the most important factor in developing a clear strategy is what draft pick an owner has. That’s why it is best to plan for every possible... Read More

It's the last week of baseball's regular season, and fantasy baseball is winding down, as well.  But here at RotoBaller, it’s never too early to start looking toward next season, so let's start to think about 2014's draft. Pick numbers one and two overall should come as no surprise, but who else among baseball’s elite... Read More

In this piece, RotoBaller Tyler Petagine examines 2014 keeper candidates at every position, for both deep and shallow leagues.  It's an indispensable resource for keeper-league owners faced with end-of season decisions!   2014 Keeper Options 10-team Leagues or Deeper / 14-team Leagues or Deeper   Catchers 10T: Wilson Ramos (WAS- C) -  Ramos was hampered... Read More

For seasonal league owners and in some cases for keeper league owners, the goal is always to win now. Well in dynasty leagues, however, the key to success is to take a much more patient approach.  You have to at least let your players develop; that mean it's okay if your players struggle mightily in... Read More

We've come to the point in the fantasy baseball season when, especially in roto leagues, it's all but clear which teams are contending for the money spots.  In keeper and dynasty formats, it's important for those teams that are out of contention to make some transactions with an eye toward next year.  This means evaluating... Read More

As the calendar gets ready to turn to August, the stretch run is coming into sight.  Rotisserie fantasy owners must look at where they'll be able to pick up ground in their leagues and where they have room to give. The concept is simple but very often overlooked. Not all fantasy stats (HR, R, K,... Read More

I don’t know if a tool to thwart this madness exists, but for the sake of parity I would love to see one implemented. If you know of one, especially on Yahoo!, please yell at me, pronto. Otherwise, stand up and scream if you are in a points league and you detest pitcher “streaming.” There’s... Read More

This is the second article in a series of RotoBaller Strategy pieces.  Last week we laid out for all you RotoBallers Why We Love Fantasy Baseball.  This week, we're getting into actual strategy.  In the future we'll explore topics like "How to Trade," "How to Play the Waiver Wire" and more, but for now we wanted... Read More

The Three Main Strategies When playing salary cap leagues, it is important to have a strategy in mind. Depending on the day, it will be better to have a balanced approach rather than a lineup full of studs and scrubs. On other days, there will be a slew of slumping sluggers available for cheap because of their recent... Read More

Tips and Strategies for Salary Cap Leagues If snake and pick’em leagues aren’t your thing, has got you covered with some tips and strategies for Salary Cap leagues. This is Part 1 of our "How to Approach Salary Cap Leagues", and Part 2 will be published tomorrow. We play at where you are... Read More

The information in this Daily League Strategy piece is limited to those sites which permit daily snake drafts such as the ones described. Stay tuned to for more articles covering all of your favorite Daily League formats in the coming days and weeks! Daily Snake Drafts: Part II In Daily Snake Drafts: Part 1,... Read More

The information in this Daily League Strategy piece is limited to those sites which permit daily snake drafts such as the ones described. Stay tuned to for more articles covering all of your favorite Daily League formats in the coming days and weeks! Daily Snake Drafts: Part I One of the fun things to... Read More

Brandon Belt Just about two years ago, Brandon Belt was a hot topic among fantasy enthusiasts, and with good reason. The young Giants first baseman had just blown through three levels of the minors in 2010, finishing with a combined .352 BA, 24 HR and 112 RBI. In 2011, he picked up right where he... Read More

So what are we to make of this entire situation with some significant names potentially getting suspended for 50 games? Well for one thing, it's certainly a bit of a shocker, even with all the news in the past few years about steroids and performance enhancing drugs. On the other hand, it's not really THAT... Read More

Here is some potentially HUGE breaking news released by earlier today. RotoBaller will be monitoring this story 24x7 - and are available to discuss, consult, and answer any questions you may have about this matter as you prepare for your fantasy baseball drafts.'s Fantasy Analysis: A potential bombshell report is beginning to circulate... Read More

When in doubt…Go with flexibility. Much like when choosing that special someone at a bar, for fantasy position players, when in doubt, go with flexibility.  As the game of baseball evolves, teams are looking for players that are more athletic and capable of playing more than one standard position. Multi-position eligible players are more valuable... Read More

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