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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups List

As we barrel toward the end of another MLB season, fantasy baseball owners should be shifting their focus from straight player values to prioritizing team needs above all else. At this point, names don’t matter. It’s all about which players can give you the boost you need to shore up weaknesses. Whatever you’re in the... Read More

It's Week 19. New York is getting ready for another heat wave - oh, I'm sorry, that's just the intensity of the anger towards Joe Girardi for reneging on his promise to play Alex Rodriguez during the last week of his career. Anyway, Girardi, a former catcher hasn't wilted under the heat. I wish I... Read More

As unbelievable as it seems, the fantasy baseball season is entering its final weeks as we enter mid-August. Teams still in contention or those who just manage for the thrill of it aren't in any less need for new players as they were when the season began, and the end of 2016 has plenty of... Read More

RotoBallers, as always, we’re constantly trying to come up with new features that will help you dominate your fantasy leagues. Recently, we’ve built a tool that identifies the biggest trends in contact rate over the last seven days. The tool can be found here. Keep in mind, any statistic being viewed in such a small sample size... Read More

With just two months left in the season, the time for action has come. If you are a fringe competitor in your league, there's no time left for stashing, for investments in potential or hoping for things to get better. It's time to drop that slumping star and pick up some real performers on the... Read More

With the non-waiver trade deadline behind us, non-contenders will start to move on from their mediocre veterans. Over the coming weeks, we'll see a few call ups in preparation for September expanded rosters. These early moves will be made to get an extra look at a select few before rosters are flooded with inexperienced players. Keep... Read More

Talk about some serious promotions lately. Andrew Benintendi! Orlando Arcia! And that is just naming two of them. Unfortunately, it is unlikely we shall see another week like that again. At least, not until September. There aren't any real clear promotions on the horizon except for a few names. With that said, it is still important... Read More

As we touched on last week, versatility is a particularly valuable trait for the fantasy stretch run. With that in mind, four of the five players we’ll cover today are eligible at multiple positions. All of them, of course, can provide value to you in your quest to bring home a championship. For even more... Read More

RotoBallers, as always, we’re constantly trying to come up with new features that will help you dominate your fantasy leagues. Recently, we’ve built a tool that identifies the biggest trends in a pitcher's strikeout rate over the last thirty days. The tool is for Premium subscribers only, and can be found here. Missing bats is the #1 way a... Read More

What’s up RotoBallers. As always, we are here to help with pitcher matchups every week of the season and help win some leagues.Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 19, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have... Read More

You’ve made it through the All-Star break. You’ve made it through the trade deadline. The head-to-head playoffs are bearing down on us. The last third of the season is here, and we’re out for blood. This article comes from the National Sports Collectors Convention, so it’s a bit abbreviated this week. That said, I’m also... Read More

The non-waiver trade deadline has officially passed, and baseball fans were treated to a number of last second deals. Unfortunately for my purposes, most of them are RPs that I evaluate by whether they get saves. Washington's Mark Melancon and Chicago's Aroldis Chapman earn Champ tags from me as they figure to continue earning saves.... Read More

A wise fantasy baseball manager never rests. He is never satisfied with his team and is always on the hunt for the player that can help in both the present and future. For this article, we’ll focus on the present, as we present the top pitcher streamers who’ll be making two outings this week. We do this every week,... Read More

In the aftermath of the MLB trade deadline earlier this week, plenty of players saw their circumstances change – and with them, their fantasy value. Here are four players whose outlooks for the remainder of the 2016 season changed as a result of recent moves. Editor's Note: RotoBaller offers the best Premium MLB Subscription - only $1.99... Read More

Whether it’s because of an injury or poor performance, there are always opportunities to stream players off the waiver wire. The best players to stream are those who are under-owned and face appealing match-ups for the upcoming week. Here are five players who are readily available in Fleaflicker leagues and have attractive match-ups during the... Read More

The trade deadline necessitated a flurry of roster moves around the league. Those included below are just the most important prospect call-ups. Since we have so many names to slog through, I'll be going rapid fire on those who require the least analysis. Without further ado, let's take a look at the recent rookie call-ups,... Read More

With the trade deadline in the rear-view mirror, buyers and sellers have made the moves to thrust their team in their respective directions. While holds are even tougher to predict than saves, the players we’ll highlight today include some elite setup men that have proven to be closer candidates to target off the waiver wire... Read More

Martin Prado has the patience of Buddha. The only difference is that he carries around a big wooden stick and strikes things violently with it. A lot. Prado nearly has the highest Contact% in the majors at 91.4%. Can you guess who's first? Hint: you'll never guess. That's why I asked. Read every single last... Read More

We've now flipped the calendar to August. Wait. In this age of smartphones, do we still actually use flip calendars? Anyhow, the trade deadline is in the rearview mirror and the biggest name catcher to be traded was Jonathan Lucroy, who is most definitely not on our list here. This is also a rough month... Read More

The trade deadline is now past and the dust is just starting to settle. Among the league changes, call-ups and new roles for fringe players, the waiver wire outlook is drastically different. Here are some players that haven't been fantasy relevant in the first half, but may have a great deal of upside in the... Read More

RotoBallers, as always, we’re constantly trying to come up with new features that will help you dominate your fantasy leagues. Recently, we’ve built a tool that identifies the biggest trends in contact rate over the last seven days. The tool can be found here. Keep in mind, any statistic being viewed in such a small sample size... Read More

In this weekly column, I get you updated on with what’s going on in the world of MLB prospects. I usually touch on the guys that are currently hot, and who appear ready to make an impact for their MLB teams and fantasy baseball owners. This week, I'm putting a slightly different spin on things. I’ll... Read More

What's up RotoBallers. After a brief hiatus, my weekly buy/sell column has returned – just in time to help you with trade deadline decisions. In this piece, I'll be taking a look at a few players that I recommend you target in trades, or try to get rid of for the fantasy home stretch. Now let’s... Read More

While the August 1st trade deadline has come and gone, the dust isn't about settle as the ramifications of all the moves as just starting to materialize. What the big ticket waiver wire additions players such as new Rangers additions catcher Jonathan Lucroy and reliever Jeremy Jeffress and starting pitcher Francisco Liriano will impact is... Read More

RotoBallers, as always, we’re constantly trying to come up with new features that will help you dominate your fantasy leagues. Recently, we’ve built a tool that identifies the biggest trends in a pitcher's strikeout rate over the last thirty days. The tool is for Premium subscribers only, and can be found here. Missing bats is the #1 way a... Read More

Max Kepler smacked three home runs for the Minnesota Twins on Monday. Today, he remains owned in just 36% of leagues. In fact, he leads the league with 11 HR since July 1. The German sensation should be added in all leagues. But Kepler's fate remained relatively unchanged after the flurry of activity over the... Read More

As we move into the final two months of the season, fantasy owners are scrambling for every edge they can find in their quest for a championship – or, for those of us whose seasons haven’t gone according to plan, respectability. Players with eligibility at multiple positions become even more valuable at this juncture. All... Read More

With the non-waiver trade deadline behind us, let's discuss some of the prospects who changed hands in the last week. Rather than covering a couple players in detail, let's touch on all the notable dynasty assets on the move. It was a busy deadline, so feel free to reach out to me on Twitter (@BaseballATeam)... Read More

The 2016 season will likely go down as one of the most powerful in all of Major League Baseball history. As of last night, hitters have collectively recorded the 6th-highest isolated power (.161 ISO) and 2nd-highest ratio of home runs in history. Alas, there's no excuse to keep sitting on sluggers that aren't living up... Read More

This article first appeared in the Metro news publication. Two of the game’s top prospects were promoted to the majors on Monday, and each is among the most added players across all the major fantasy platforms. If you missed the boat on Alex Bregman or David Dahl (or both), never fear – there are still... Read More