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Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 30

Buy or Sell - Underowned and Overowned Players for Week 9

Rookies are always tricky to evaluate because they can look great one week and then completely fall apart the next. With some big name call-ups sticking around, what can we make of their initial success? More importantly, we need to figure out if these players are best used as keepers or trade bait. Scouting players... Read More

2 years ago

Hitter Streamers (Week 9): Head-to-Head Leagues

Welcome back, RotoBallers! As a reminder, in this piece we're looking for weekly streamers, which means players who are 50% owned or less in Yahoo! leagues and who have seven games in the week. This week the options are aplenty. These players could be hitters worth starting and streaming in Week 9 of the fantasy... Read More

2 years ago

Underrated May Bats: The Hit & Run with Joe Pisiapia

In this "Hit and Run" video, industry veteran Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17) takes a look at three bats having great months that are underappreciated and may be available in your fantasy league via trade or Waiver Wire. Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday... Read More

2 years ago

Underappreciated May Pitchers: The Hit & Run with Joe Pisapia

In this "Hit and Run" video, industry veteran Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17) highlights some arms having a great month that are still possibly undervalued and available in your leagues via trade or waiver wire. Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday between 5-8... Read More

2 years ago

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MLB Closers and Saves Report - Week 8

It was a fairly quiet week for bullpens this week, especially given the frenzy of moves we've seen in the early going. Still, a few key things did happen and there were some great performances to discuss, so let's take a look at this week's news. Here we go.   Bullpen News for Week 8... Read More

2 years ago


Holds Leagues: Waiver Wire & Pickups for Week Eight

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 8 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 could... Read More

2 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 8 AL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to Digging Deeper! I'll be taking a look at some deeper AL waiver wire options for Week 8 of the fantasy baseball season. Not to toot my own horn, but if you've been following this series thus far, you should have found a diamond in the rough by now. Some of the names that... Read More

2 years ago

Week 8 Waiver Wire: Catchers

Have you ever been reading a book or watching a TV show and things keep happening to characters that you don't care about... but they steadfastly refuse to show any events happening to the more important people? That's what this past week felt like when scanning catcher's statistics. Sure, Salvador Perez went on a homer... Read More

2 years ago

Digging Deeper: Week 8 NL Waiver Wire Targets

Welcome back to our Week 8 edition of Digging Deeper, our weekly column where we will focus on deep league waiver wire options. My counterpart Tom Bellucco will be handling the American League while I focus on the National League. For those that have played in limited size leagues, you are well aware that at-bats and innings are... Read More

2 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 25

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop resource for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Thursday, May 25th. Let's get to it.   Agenda Forsythe Returns Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1. Forsythe Returns Logan Forsythe returned to the Dodgers lineup yesterday. And... Read More

2 years ago


Week 8 Waiver Wire - Starting Pitchers

The pitcher landscape is honestly not all that inspiring save for some guys lingering around due to market inefficiencies. You'll find three Rockies here, and honestly, Jeff Hoffman could've made four but those in redraft leagues likely can't deal with stashing him while Colorado shuttles him back and forth between the Majors and Minors. Here... Read More

2 years ago

Contact Rate Risers and Fallers - Week 8

Welcome back, RotoBallers! We are now in the midst of the MLB season, so it's a good time to look at some key offensive trends. Among those trends we will follow each week is contact rate. A sudden increase or decrease in contact rate could signal the beginning of an extended hot or cold streak, leading... Read More

2 years ago

Waiver Wire Points Leagues Week 8

With the NHL and NBA seasons coming to a close, we can really focus on the MLB and get ready for it into full swing (ha ha, punny). I always find that this time of the year is difficult for the wire. Players who have had hot starts are already picked up, and a lot... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 Waiver Wire - Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

Welcome to week 8 of the fantasy baseball season. We’re continuing our mission to find you the best and brightest players with second base and shortstop eligibility. As is always the case, we will say hello to three new names, while this week we bid adieu to three players all by way of the Cut... Read More

3 years ago

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Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 24

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop resource for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. We're back after taking an extra day off last Thursday. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Wednesday, May 24th. Let's get to it.   Agenda More Comments About Vetoes Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks  ... Read More

3 years ago


Week 8 Waiver Wire Watch List

Welcome to Week 8 of The Watch List. We have had a few iterations already, but here’s a friendly reminder for those who forgot. Each week, we’ll be updating this list full of players who you maybe aren’t quite ready to pick up (depending on league size, of course), but who need to be on... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 Waiver Wire - Deep Points Leagues

Points leagues are a different beast compared to rotisserie leagues, as you are looking for someone who can fill the whole stat sheet, and when you can find some of those guys on the wire, they are golden. Here are a few guys who can contribute in deep points leagues, one at each position to... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 Waiver Wire: The Hit & Run with Joe Pisapia

In this "Hit and Run" video, industry veteran Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17) takes a look at three bats that can give you a boost off the waiver wire. Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday between 5-8 PM EST. You can find new weekly... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 Waiver Wire - First Base (1B) and Third Base (3B)

Small sample sizes have now become reasonably big enough for us to make some informed decisions. It's unlikely you'll find any potential 30-HR bats still available on the waiver wire at this point, but streaming the right players each week can be extremely helpful even if you aren't in a head-to-head league. The corner infield... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 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 8 outfield waiver wire pickups. We're getting a bit deeper into the season now, but there are still plenty of guys who can help you floating around... Read More

3 years ago


Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 23

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop resource for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. We're back after taking an extra day off last Thursday. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Tuesday, May 23rd. Let's get to it.   Agenda Dumb Veto Poop Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks   1.... Read More

3 years ago

Two-Start Pitchers for Week 8: The Hit and Run with Joe Pisapia

In this "Hit and Run" video, industry veteran Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17) @JoePisapia17 discerns the traps from the starts when it comes to the lower-owned starting pitchers in Week 8. Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday between 5-8 PM EST. You can... Read More

3 years ago

Week 8 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher Matchups

Your friendly neighborhood @Roto_Dubs is back with his weekly starting pitcher matchups. Below are the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 8, 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... Read More

3 years ago

Streaming Wars: Waiver Wire Targets for May 22

Welcome to Streaming Wars, your one-stop resource for streaming the waiver wire. Use this column to improve upon your neediest categories. We're back after taking an extra day off last Thursday. Below are your pitcher and hitter streaming targets for Monday, May 22nd. Let's get to it.   Agenda Buying High in 2017 Today's Weather and Updates Tomorrow's Picks  ... Read More

3 years ago

Two-Start Pitcher Streamers (Week 8): 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

3 years ago


Hitter Streamers (Week 8): Head-to-Head Leagues

Welcome back, RotoBallers! As a reminder, in this piece we're looking for the top hitters to add and stream in Week 8 of the fantasy baseball season. We will simply evaluate weekly streamers, which means players who are 50% owned or less in Yahoo! leagues and who have seven games in the week. With that... Read More

3 years ago

Buy or Sell - Underowned and Overowned Players for Week 8

Big market, big name, big deal. Sometimes we need to let go of the past and take a hard look at some players who simply aren't living up to their reputations. Likewise, some players who fall under the "failed prospect" label could wind up providing better value than that big free agent signing you're holding... Read More

3 years ago

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Sneaky Reliever Pickups: The Hit & Run with Joe Pisapia

In this "Hit and Run" Video, industry veteran Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17) highlights three bullpen names that can provide short-term help for battered fantasy staffs, two of whom have potential closer futures. Be sure to also tune into RotoBaller Radio on SiriusXM (channel Sirius 210, XM 87) - every Saturday and Sunday between 5-8 PM EST. You... Read More

3 years ago

MLB Closers and Saves Report - Week 7

Another week gone by, and another few bullpens shaken up. It seems to be the theme of the season, at least early on: managers are not afraid to make changes in the ninth inning and leashes for closers are getting shorter and shorter. It has resulted in the fantasy-abhorred closer-by-committee thing happening a few more... Read More

3 years ago

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