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ADP Cost Analysis: Trey Mancini vs. Christian Walker

Week 18 Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire: Severino, Leake, Dickey, Brooks

Welcome to Week 18. Once again, there's a rookie sensation to discuss along with a former CY Young winner and another impressive rookie are on the plate. If you've been following along with this series all season, you know the drill. If not, this article is to help you uncover starting pitcher options that may have been... Read More

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Five Corner Infield Pickups & Adds for Week 18

This week's corner infield pickups include three rookies, a well-traveled super-sub, and a former fantasy behemoth. As always, I am here to try and help you find ways to improve your teams off the waiver wire. We're getting closer and closer to gut-check time, so without further adieu, let's dive in. Editor’s Note: to read... Read More

5 years ago

Top Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 18

The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone. We now know what teams are in it to win it this year, and who is already looking towards next season and beyond. With all the trades happening, this makes seller teams like the Braves, Reds and Orioles that much more of a better team to stream an... Read More

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Top Hitters to Stream in Week 18: Head-to-Head & Weekly Leagues

Below are my top MLB hitter streamer options for Week 18 of fantasy baseball. All players listed here are 50% owned or less in Yahoo leagues and play seven games this week. Streaming hitters is a great way to increase production and fantasy stats off the waiver wire for your head-to-head matchups. It can also... Read More

5 years ago

Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds: Week 17

The Catcher position in fantasy baseball is such a premiere position that most fantasy owners have trouble getting sustained production. Injuries and poor play can cost an owner vital stats from this spot that can be remedied easily through perusing their friendly waiver wire. Here are some names to look for to fill the void... Read More

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Waiver Wire Pickups For Second Base (2B) & Shortstop (SS) For Week 17

Over the course of the season I’ll be giving you two players at second base and shortstop per week who I think can help your team. These players are usually widely available in any format, and should turn nice profits in the weeks to come. As always, feel free to reach out to me directly... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch - Trade Deadline Edition, Part 2 (7/31)

A busy week in the MLB with a ton of trades has shaken up rosters for the playoff push. At the time I'm writing this, there are about 16 hours left until the trade deadline so there could still be more moves that are made. We'll take a look at what has gone down over... Read More

5 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, who can help out fantasy owners as we head toward 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... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 17 (Part 2)

Poor Wilmer Flores. In last night’s game against the Padres, Flores was broken the news that he was being traded to the Brewers in a package for Carlos Gomez, The 23-year-old was visibly shaken as he was sobbing on the field and Mets manager Terry Collins refused to take him off. As the game got... Read More

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MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch: Trade Deadline Edition 7/28

The MLB trade deadline is on Friday, July 28th at 4PM ET, which means the buyers and sellers will be negotiating with each other all week. Teams in the playoff hunt will be looking to add that missing piece, while the bottom dwellers will attempt to unload some large salaries to cut their losses. I’ll... Read More

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 17 (Part 1)

On Sunday, four more were inducted into baseball immortality. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio officially changed residences to Cooperstown and smiled as moldings of their likeness were mounted inside hallowed grounds. As far as this author is concerned, every one of these players deserves the awards. Biggio was an on-base machine... Read More

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Deep League Waiver Wire Additions: (Danks, Dyson, Tucker, Suarez, Realmuto, Venable, Upton Jr., Conger)

Welcome to the Deep/Very Deep waiver wire additions for Week 17. This is the first week that players from both the AL and the NL will be featured. This week, eight players with a Fleaflicker ownership under 10% will be discussed, and if you are a fantasy baseball manager in a deep league in need... Read More

5 years ago

Week 17 Starting Pitching Waiver Wire: Santana, Nola, Koehler & More

                          The long week 15 stretch is over as we move into standard weekly matchups for week 16. The depth of reliable pitching to be found on the waiver wire is becoming thinner and thinner as owners are more willing to dump first-half busts... Read More

5 years ago

Two-Start Pitcher Streamers & Sleepers for Week 17

Quality over quantity. Every fantasy owner knows this. But when looking at the starting pitcher free agent waiver wire for the coming week, ideally you’d like to have a guy that is going to be on the mound more than once. Most teams are going to have a couple of starters pitching twice in a week.... Read More

5 years ago

Top Hitters to Stream in Week 17: Head-to-Head & Weekly Leagues

Below are my top MLB hitter streamer options for Week 16 of fantasy baseball after taking off the short three game week. All players listed here are 50% owned or less in Yahoo leagues and play seven games this week. Streaming hitters is a great way to increase production and fantasy stats off the waiver... Read More

5 years ago


Five Corner Infield Pickups & Adds for Week 17

                            We’re closing in on August, which means that both real and fake baseball teams are looking for every little edge to catapult themselves to the promised land. As time grows shorter to make headway in the standings, fantasy owners need to... Read More

5 years ago

Waiver Wire Pickups For Second Base (2B) & Shortstop (SS) For Week 16

Over the course of the season I’ll be giving you two players at second base and shortstop per week who I think can help your team. These players are usually widely available in any format, and should turn nice profits in the weeks to come. As always, feel free to reach out to me directly... Read More

5 years ago

Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds for Week 17

With the All-Star break in the rearview mirror and the trade deadline looming, many fantasy owners will be turning over every rock in search of players who can help them get back in the hunt or put a championship on ice. Those of you who need help in the outfield are in luck, as these... Read More

5 years ago

MLB Closers And Saves Waiver Wire Watch For 7/25/15

At this point in the season there are three teams left with extremely fragile bullpen situations. The Blue Jays, Mariners, and Cubs have struggled all year to find a go-to closer and are still searching for answers. If a clear candidate were to emerge from either of the three teams, there would be great fantasy... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 16 (Part 2)

I’m still waiting on the trades that are 100%* going to happen, or so we’ve heard. Everywhere you look, from Twitter to Bleacher Report, there are talks of teams that are definitely selling. The A’s, Phillies, Rockies and Mets are “sure things” to make some moves. With a little over a week left, I’m here... Read More

5 years ago


MLB Podcast on RotoBaller Radio: Hot Waiver Wire Pickups & Fantasy Baseball Trade Advice

Hot Waiver Wire Pickups & Fantasy Baseball Trade Advice RotoBaller is very excited about the launch of our very own radio station. You can now find our new shows on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, and on iTunes under podcasts. Every Wednesday night at 9:00 PM EST, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and co-host Anthony Aniano will... Read More

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 16 (Part 1)

Sunday’s billing featured a plethora of top pitchers on the mound. Dallas Keuchel, Madison Bumgarner and Jake Arrieta, just to name a few, earned wins through various performances. Max Scherzer and Chris Archer, though effective, earned losses as they didn’t get enough run support to help their cause. Of all the starters that made the... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15/16 Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Analysis: Talking Ace Ventura, Hendricks, and Jungmann

Welcome back readers! Hope you all enjoyed the All-Star festivities, but it's likely you had the itch for real baseball as much as I did. This week we'll focus on pitchers that aren't heavily owned who have a good opportunity for second half success, along with some heavily owned pitchers to target in trades. If you've... Read More

5 years ago

Deeper League Waiver Wire: AL Edition (Severino, Butler, Drew, Happ, Lowrie, De Aza)

Welcome to the AL edition of deep league waiver wire adds for week 15. The players in discussion this week are important because of their potential for bounce back second halves, slept-on impact statistics, and one high profile prospect call up. The All-Star break is a chance for new beginnings for both players, teams, and fantasy... Read More

5 years ago

Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds for Week 16

It's hard to believe that the season for both real and fake baseball is already more than halfway over. Hopefully you're in contention, or at least on the bubble. Either way, there's still time to make a run. These players, available in the majority of fantasy baseball leagues, can help you do it. Editor’s Note: To... Read More

5 years ago


Five Corner Infield Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds for Week 16

The second half of the MLB season has begun. By this point, you should have a pretty solid handle on your roster and its chances for success. Those of you fortunate enough to still be in the hunt should be looking for every little edge. That’s where we come in. RotoBaller’s ongoing waiver wire coverage... Read More

5 years ago

Top Hitters to Stream in Week 16: Head-to-Head & Weekly Leagues

Below are my top MLB hitter streamer options for Week 16 of fantasy baseball after taking off the short three game week. All players listed here are 50% owned or less in Yahoo leagues and play seven games this week. Streaming hitters is a great way to increase production and fantasy stats off the waiver... Read More

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By Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA (Taijuan Walker) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Week 16 Buy and Sell Starting Pitchers for the Second Half

Another mixed bag of results from the last Buy/Sell installment. On the buy side, Erasmo Ramirez turned in a pair of quality starts and Mat Latos looked great against the Cubs. However, Latos was scratched from his last start due to a foot injury and is day-to-day. Stephen Strasburg was on his way to a... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 15 Weekend

The All Star break is done. The Game of Thrones season is over. True Detective has been borderline atrocious. And football season is still nearly a month away. There is literally nothing to hold anyone back from going all in on their fantasy baseball teams. It’s imperative for dynasty league owners at this time to... Read More

5 years ago

Buy Low Fantasy Baseball Pitching Options for the Second Half

The first half of fantasy baseball is officially over. The start of the second half means teams MLB and fantasy alike will be making their push to the playoffs. With fantasy teams, owners will need to look at starting pitchers on their rosters or waivers that might not have performed to start the year, but... Read More

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