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Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 13

Digger Deeper: AL-Only Waiver Wire Report for Week 12

Every week in baseball, a significant player will hit the disabled list, slip into a slump, or get traded out of a good spot. How fantasy owners adapt to these situations can make or break the season as a whole. One lousy add might not hurt the long-term standing of a team, but failing to... Read More

5 months ago

Digging Deeper: NL-Only Waiver Report for Week 12

Every week in baseball, a significant player will hit the disabled list, slip into a slump, or get traded out of a good spot. How fantasy owners adapt to these situations can make or break the season as a whole. One lousy add might not hurt the long-term standing of a team, but failing to... Read More

5 months ago

Welcome (Back) to the Show, Willie Calhoun

Despite being 5’8”, Willie Calhoun is widely regarded as one of the best pure hitters in baseball. However, Calhoun’s size and limited defensive abilities have prevented him from earning elite-prospect status and getting the same hype as similarly-talented batters. Despite his limitations and that perception, the reality is that Calhoun profiles as a potential .290... Read More

5 months ago

Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 12

As we approach mid-June, catching situations are becoming clearer and some players' numbers are starting to normalize with a larger sample size. We now have over two month's worth of games to better evaluate some early season cold streaks as well as some scorching-hot starts to the season. If you're in the market for a... Read More

5 months ago

1B and 3B Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

This point of the season is a rough one for reinforcements on the waiver wire. Pretty much everyone is still trying to win, and with early breakouts long since snapped up and injuries taking their toll as usual, it can be tough to find help that doesn't require a trade partner. Tough - but not... Read More

5 months ago


2B and SS Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

That crucial point in the summer has finally arrived: the St.Louis Blues are Stanley Cup Champions, the Toronto Raptors have been crowned the kings of the NBA in six games (Blue Jay fans can breathe a sigh of relief if Drizzy is ever cheering you on in the World Series), and unless you are tuned... Read More

5 months ago

The Waiver Wire Watch List: Week 12

So we're two and a half months into the season, and a lot of pictures are becoming more clear. Some players have been lost to injury time, plenty are underperforming, and there are of course new faces rising. No matter the situation, it could be time for a roster refresh--but not just the hum-drum obvious... Read More

5 months ago

Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

Managers can easily make decisions to affect their team positively, but often they're too hesitant, cautious, or even scared. Sometimes you have to make the hard choice to choose a player in the right circumstance to produce. These are the best players when we start streaming. We look at the matchups and other variables to... Read More

5 months ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

Hard as it may be to believe, we're nearly halfway through the 2019 regular season. At this time of year, the waiver wire is arguably at its thinnest. Most teams are still angling to win and actively participating, and between injuries and finally cutting the cord on early-season disappointments, it can be difficult to find... Read More

5 months ago

Points Leagues Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 12

Welcome to the RotoBaller waiver wire column that skews towards points league. Yes, there is positive correlation to standard 5x5 scoring but in our format, specific categories matter less and the accumulation of total stats is the ultimate objective. For Week 12, we’ll key in on strong performers over the past two weeks that are... Read More

5 months ago


Nick Mariano's Waiver Picks - Get 'Em While They're Hot (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. No longer can you act like it's early in the fantasy baseball season and write off the slow starts, as the summer months demand action and your place in the standings is feeling more genuine. The All-Star break is less than a month away!... Read More

PREMIUM 5 months ago

Two-Start Pitcher Streamers: Week 12

A dozen weeks in to the season, and hopefully those of you reading this column have scored big with the guys I hit on in this column and avoided the guys I missed on...especially in Week 6. But we're past that now. Let's take a look at the last couple weeks of this column. Wades... Read More

5 months ago

Closers and Saves Report - Week 11 Waiver Wire

Hockey is over (congrats, Blues), basketball is done very soon, and football won't start for a while. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage: BASEBALL! School's out, the sun is beating down across America, it's summer folks. And that means baseball takes center stage. This season is already showing the importance of relief pitchers,... Read More

5 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 12

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 06/17-06/23. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this column highlights... Read More

5 months ago

Digger Deeper: AL-Only Waiver Wire Report for Week 11

Every week in baseball, a significant player will hit the disabled list, slip into a slump, or get traded out of a good spot. How fantasy owners adapt to these situations can make or break the season as a whole. One lousy add might not hurt the long-term standing of a team, but failing to... Read More

5 months ago


Digging Deeper: NL-Only Waiver Report for Week 11

Every week in baseball, a significant player will hit the disabled list, slip into a slump, or get traded out of a good spot. How fantasy owners adapt to these situations can make or break the season as a whole. One lousy add might not hurt the long-term standing of a team, but failing to... Read More

5 months ago

Yordan Alvarez Debuts... and It's Everything We Hoped For

Six weeks ago, we heralded the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Two weeks ago, we lamented the call-ups of Derek Fisher and Myles Straw. All the while, Yordan Alvarez waited patiently in the minors, ripping the cover off the ball. And now, the time has come. Alvarez is up with the big club and announced... Read More

5 months ago

Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 11

As we approach mid-June, catching situations are becoming clearer and some players' numbers are starting to normalize with a larger sample size. We now have over two month's worth of games to better evaluate some early season cold streaks as well as some scorching-hot starts to the season. If you're in the market for a... Read More

5 months ago

1B and 3B Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

This point of the season is a rough one for reinforcements on the waiver wire. Pretty much everyone is still trying to win, and with early breakouts long since snapped up and injuries taking their toll as usual, it can be tough to find help that doesn't require a trade partner. Tough - but not... Read More

5 months ago

2B and SS Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

While the last couple of weeks have been heavy on prospect call-ups with the arrival of such players as Brendan Rodgers, Nicky Lopez, Cavan Biggio, and Keston Hiura, this week seems to epitomize a league of changing landscapes. The Phillies acquired Jay Bruce (with immediate results), there are further trade talks already swirling around the... Read More

5 months ago


H2H Category Streamers - Week 11 Waiver Wire

There are plenty of strategies that fantasy managers explore in hopes of getting an advantage over their opponent. Heavy lineup, heavy starting pitchers, no catcher, all (or mostly) reliever staff, no reliever staff, etc. Even if you play a balanced lineup, injuries can cause holes. A few weeks without a key player won’t kill a... Read More

6 months ago

Nick Mariano's Waiver Picks - Get 'Em While They're Hot (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. That rumbling in the distance is just the sound of Yordan Alvarez being called up to the majors. Don't worry, it'll pass. While that waiver-wire ship has almost surely sailed long ago for many of you in competitive leagues, we still have absurd amounts... Read More

PREMIUM 6 months ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

Before we dive into this week's recommendation, kudos to my colleague David Emerick for filling in admirably in this space the last two weeks while I was catching up with family and friends back east. As we move deeper into the first half of the season, the waiver wire usually thins out a good bit.... Read More

6 months ago

Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

Managers can easily make decisions to affect their team positively, but often they're too hesitant, cautious, or even scared. Sometimes you have to make the hard choice to choose a player in the right circumstance to produce. These are the best players when we start streaming. We look at the matchups and other variables to... Read More

6 months ago

The Waiver Wire Watch List: Week 11

So we're two months into the season, and a lot of pictures are becoming more clear. Maybe you hitched your wagon to Joey Votto and are in need of a corner infielder? Perhaps you've been riding George Springer to success but are now stuck without your best outfielder for weeks. No matter the situation, it... Read More

6 months ago


Two-Start Pitcher Streamers: Week 11

I don't mean to toot my own horn here, but man my Week 9 picks were probably the best I'm going to make this year. Steven Matz, Sonny Gray, Lance Lynn, Trevor Richards and Jose Urena combined for seven quality starts while posting a 7-3 record, a 3.13 ERA and 62 strikeouts. The winner out... Read More

6 months ago

Head-to-Head Hitter Streamers and Starts Week 11

Welcome to the hitting streamers column for the week of 06/10-06/16. Whether you're looking to maximize the number of games played, exploit favorable matchups, or fill in for injured players, streaming hitters can be a fruitful strategy for those willing to put in a little work every week. Keep in mind that this column highlights... Read More

6 months ago

Closers and Saves Report - Week 10 Waiver Wire

Big news for the Cubs bullpen this week: Pedro Strop is back! Off the injured list and right back into the closer's role. That's it, right? That's the big news for the Cubs bullpen? The Orioles bullpen was a mess this week, and their original closer might be working his way back into the ninth.... Read More

6 months ago

Ketel Marte Just Woke Us Up

Sound the alarms! We’ve got a power surge from Arizona that won’t go out! Oh, it’s nothing, just another one of those monstrous months from Paul Gold-- Wait, Goldy’s no longer in the desert. Then who is the source of this power surge? Ketel Marte?? Second on the team in home runs with 14 in... Read More

6 months ago

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