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Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 14

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 16

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, August 16. Let's get to it.   Agenda Hoskins Homers Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Hoskins Homers Rhys Hoskins is going to be a popular "sleeper" next... Read More

2 years ago

Hitter Streamers (Week 20): Head-to-Head Leagues

Welcome back, RotoBallers! As a reminder, in this piece we're looking for weekly streamers in head-to-head leagues, which means players who are 50% owned or less in Yahoo! leagues and who have seven games in the week. These players could provide great value off the waiver wire, particularly in head-to-head leagues, for week 20 of the... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 15

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, August 15. Let's get to it.   Agenda How to Elude a Tag Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. How to Elude a Tag When players are caught... Read More

2 years ago

MLB Closers and Saves Report Week 19

After a flurry of news coming around the trade deadline, this was a much quieter week. There were saves, holds, blown saves, wins, and losses, but there weren't bullpen-significant trades. Some new closers have solidified their roles, some committees are forming and others are dissolving. We're hitting the home stretch in fantasy leagues, with playoffs... Read More

2 years ago

Holds Leagues: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds For Week 19

While holds are even tougher to predict than saves, the players we’ll highlight today include some elite setup men to target off the waiver wire for Week 19 of the fantasy baseball season. The more likely an MLB team is to win, the more likely these pitchers will be eligible to earn the holds that... Read More

2 years ago


Digging Deeper: Week 19 Waiver Wire Targets

It's August, and by now you're either in it for the final push, or moving on to fantasy football research. I know for a fact that Yahoo! leagues instill an August 13th trade deadline, so keep that in mind if you think you need more than a few waiver pickups to bring home a championship.... Read More

2 years ago

Week 19 Waiver Wire - Starting Pitchers

Let’s face it, you can sense the end of the season creeping up on us. The non-waiver Trade Deadline feels like the last hurrah of big moments before all of our horses start to enter that final bend before the home stretch. Of course, most of us still have our own leagues’ trade deadlines to... Read More

2 years ago

Contact Rate Risers and Fallers - Week 19

Welcome back, RotoBallers! Batting average is just one of many statistics fantasy owners must consider, but contact rate can also be telling of all-around success at the plate. A sudden increase or decrease in contact rate could signal the beginning of an extended hot or cold streak, leading to important waiver wire choices or start/sit... Read More

2 years ago

Week 19 Middle Infield (MI) Waiver Wire Targets

It's the stretch run for fantasy leagues and now is the time to dig deep! Plenty of teams are now calling up their prospects, and  you'll want to pay attention. Prospects aren't always going to win you a league, but if you hit on the right one, it's like striking gold. This week, we'll look... Read More

2 years ago

Waiver Wire Points Leagues - Week 19

As usual in points leagues, we're trying to ride waves and hot streaks. Week 19 is home to tons of players who have picked it up and it may be because of their schedule, the weather or they've just gotten a little lucky by doing something right. Only a few weeks separate the regular season... Read More

2 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 11

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, August 11. Let's get to it.   Agenda Rally Kitten Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Rally Kitten Why do the Cardinals get all the animals? They're already... Read More

2 years ago

Week 19 Waiver Wire - First Base (1B) and Third Base (3B)

The roster changes continue and fantasy values will keep fluctuating. Now is the time to focus on speculative adds for players who may see increased roles or move to a better situation. The corner infield positions traditionally offer power with the potential for high averages, so you may want to target players that can offer... Read More

2 years ago

Week 19 Waiver Wire: Outfield

Welcome back to the Outfield Waiver Wire, where we look at the best outfielders available in at least 50 percent of Yahoo leagues. Consider this column your recommendations for Week 19 outfield waiver wire pickups. We're entering the stretch run, but there are still plenty of guys who can help you floating around on the waiver wire.... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 9

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, August 9. Let's get to it.   Agenda Back Again Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Back Again Thanks again to Kyle for stepping in while I went... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 10

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, August 10. Let's get to it.   Agenda Day of Gems Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Day of Gems While they don't actually help our fantasy teams,... Read More

2 years ago


Week 19 Start/Sit Matchups: MLB Starting Pitchers (SP)

Your friendly neighborhood @Roto_Dubs is back with his weekly starting pitcher matchups. Below are the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 19, and will be updated as more starters are announced. If you've got any questions about which pitchers can capitalize on a juicy matchup and which ones might be worth putting on the pine against a... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 7

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, August 7. Let's get to it.   Agenda It's Always Something Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. It's Always Something You may have noticed that today's column has been... Read More

2 years ago

Two-Start Pitcher Streamers (Week 19): Head-to-Head Leagues

As a new week is upon us, it's time to get rid of that bench bat or middle reliever you have hanging around. Instead, maximize your roster slots with some pitchers who have two starts this week and are probably still available in your league. Here are the top two-start pitchers to stream for Week... Read More

2 years ago

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Week 18 Waiver Wire: Catchers

When I looked at the ownership percentages on Wednesday, I was struck by how wide the difference is. There's a 30% difference between Brian McCann, who is at 79% and the next player, who is at 49%. Whoa, indeed. There is quite the gulf between ownership numbers. This is what trying to navigate that chasm... Read More

2 years ago

Hitter Streamers (Week 19): Head-to-Head Leagues

Welcome back, RotoBallers! As a reminder, in this piece we're looking for weekly streamers in head-to-head leagues, which means players who are 50% owned or less in Yahoo! leagues and who have seven games in the week. These players could provide great value off the waiver wire, particularly in head-to-head leagues, for week 19 of... Read More

2 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 8

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, August 8. Let's get to it.   Agenda Auf Wiedersehen Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Auf Wiedersehen Brad will be back tomorrow. As far as I'm aware, there... Read More

2 years ago

MLB Closers and Saves Report Week 18

The trade deadline came and went, and it was a wild one. While the biggest splash arguably came at the last second (Darvish to the Dodgers), there were plenty of smaller splashes throughout the day. It was a pitching-dominated deadline, with few significant position player trades happening at all. While there may still be some... Read More

2 years ago

Holds Leagues: Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds For Week 18

While holds are even tougher to predict than saves, the players we’ll highlight today include some elite setup men to target off the waiver wire for Week 18 of the fantasy baseball season. The more likely an MLB team is to win, the more likely these pitchers will be eligible to earn the holds that... 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

Contact Rate Risers and Fallers - Week 18

Welcome back, RotoBallers! Batting average is just one of many statistics fantasy owners must consider, but contact rate can also be telling of all-around success at the plate. A sudden increase or decrease in contact rate could signal the beginning of an extended hot or cold streak, leading to important waiver wire choices or start/sit... Read More

2 years ago


Week 18 Waiver Wire - Starting Pitchers

The Trade Deadline has come and gone, with the final third of the regular season bringing plenty of prospects and rehabbing arms back into our lives. Of course, it seems like every gift we receive demands a sacrifice of at least two other players at the altar of the 10-day disabled list. Still, we press... Read More

2 years ago

Week 18 Waiver Wire - Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

With the fantasy playoffs around the corner, now is the time to shoot big and find some hidden gems that can help you the rest of the way. With many middle infield options being owned in most leagues, it's all about finding that player that can strike gold.  This week's waiver wire will feature middle infielders widely... Read More

2 years ago

Waiver Wire Points Leagues - Week 18

After Monday's trade deadline, MLB teams aren't the only ones who have to deal with the consequences, fantasy baseball teams do too. With the amount of movement on July 31, some guys have new homes and new ballparks to play at, some have sunnier outlooks on places they play already, and some players might even... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for August 4

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop shop for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Friday, August 4. Let's get to it.   Agenda Guess Who's Back Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Guess Who's Back It me. Brad's turned the reins over to me... Read More

2 years ago

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