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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups: Boston Red Sox Edition

Live Q&A Fantasy Baseball Chat with RotoBaller's Matt Libonati

Have a Burning Fantasy Baseball Question? RotoBaller Matt Libonati (@libonatim) will be answering your fantasy baseball questions on Monday August 4th from 8:00 to 9:00 PM EST. Come join in on the fun, and get your fantasy baseball questions answered.  The chat will stay open all day, so feel free to write your question in now, or just come back... Read More

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers For Week 19 (Part 1)

I was watching ESPN's weekly television series "Boston vs. New York" last night when I heard something crazy.  It appears that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is retiring.  This was news to me, as I have heard nothing about his retirement.  Were you all aware of this?! Below are some of my Week 19 picks for... Read More

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Deep League Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 19

3 Catchers For Deep Leagues This week I wanted to concentrate on backstops that are producing on teams that aren't exactly offensive power-houses. All of these guys are worth a look in most 12+ team leagues, all AL/NL-Only and all 2-Catcher Leagues.   Jason Castro - C, Houston Astros BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: The Astro's have... Read More

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4 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Sleeper Streamers for Week 19

This piece focuses on the best two-start starting pitcher streamers and sleeper waiver wire pickups for Week 19 of fantasy baseball. These sleeper pitchers are near or below 50% ownership in Yahoo! leagues, and some are ideal for shallow leagues, but most are under-the-radar starters that can be considered in head-to-head leagues.   Danny Duffy, KC –... Read More

5 years ago

Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 19: Waiver Wire Targets

  The trade deadline has officially passed, and I for one must say it was a week to remember, to be sure. Lester is now an Oakland Athletic, David Price is now a Tiger, and somehow the former MVP candidate Allen Craig has found his way onto the Red Sox. Most importantly for fantasy owners,... Read More

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Waiver Wire Pickups: Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

So how’d you do in the first half? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm…or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some middle infielders that could be useful in the next few weeks. If they are... Read More

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Getting A Grip: Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups for Holds

While the holds statistic is even harder to predict than saves for closers, the players we highlight today feature some sleeper setup men and some looking to reclaim glory they once had. The more likely an MLB team is to win, the more likely these following relief pitchers will be eligible to earn the holds that could... Read More

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Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups (AL Edition): Week 18

This article is subtitled the "Yahoo! Sleeper Edition," not because these players are sleepers in Yahoo! formats, but because Yahoo! fantasy owners are entirely sleeping on them unjustly. The first player in this article is one of my hidden gems whom I think can really make an impact the rest of the season, followed by three... Read More

5 years ago

Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 19

  Outfielders Options For Fantasy Baseball Looking for a replacement while George Springer is on the shelf? Maybe you just need some extra speed or power to add to your fantasy lineup. Below is a list of five outfielders whom I believe are undervalued looking towards Week 19, and are worth adding off of the waiver wire... Read More

5 years ago

3 Starting Pitcher Sleeper Waiver Wire Pickups for Deeper Leagues

Fantasy baseball owners are always looking for the next sleeper or big player from the waiver wire to help improve their teams. Every year there are starting pitchers who come out of nowhere to make a huge splash, and then there are guys who take a little bit longer to develop or round into form as... Read More

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 18 (Part 2)

Maybe I’m just excited, but I’m expecting a copious amount of trades today.  Plenty of teams are still mathematically in the playoff races and the teams that are out of it seem to like the bargaining chips they have.  I’m most excited to see which GMs actually think acquiring a past-his-prime pitcher for top prospects... Read More

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Third Base (3B) & First Base (1B) Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 18

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Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 18: Fantasy Baseball Sleepers

There's not much to speak of at the bottom of the barrel this week, however there are a few veteran potential sleepers that may squeeze a solid stretch of production for you at the right time, and they may be available based on your league size and format including NL-Only and AL-Only leagues. Take a... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Sleepers: Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

The average major league pitcher is just over 6'2'', but you'd be surprised at how many of the top pitchers are between 6'4" and 6'7". Being unusually tall seems almost imperative for a pitcher in today's game. The league average, however, is brought down a bit by a handful of pitchers who are well undersized... Read More

5 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 18

3 Catchers Who Aren't Getting Enough Love Some catchers take longer to earn the respect of fantasy baseball owners than others. Some justifiably so, and some just get overlooked as they emerge as viable sleepers and fantasy producters. But I'm here to take a look at some catchers who may have gotten the cold shoulder, for one reason or... Read More

5 years ago


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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers For Week 18 (Part 1)

Around this time every year the projected pitchers for a lot of teams two days in advance seem to be the same starting pitcher: TBD.  Now is usually the time when teams have decided whether to be buyers or sellers for the trade deadline, so it’s never been uncommon to see teams make call ups... Read More

5 years ago

5 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Sleeper Streamers for Week 18

  This piece focuses on the best two-start starting pitcher streamers and sleeper waiver wire pickups for week 18 of fantasy baseball. These sleeper pitchers are near or below 50% ownership in Yahoo! leagues, and some are ideal for shallow leagues, but most  are under-the-radar starters that can be considered in head-to-head leagues   Henderson Alvarez, MIA... Read More

5 years ago

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Getting A Grip: Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups for Holds

While the holds statistic is even harder to predict than saves for closers, the players we highlight today feature some sleeper setup men and some looking to reclaim glory they once had. The more likely an MLB team is to win, the more likely these following relief pitchers will be eligible to earn the holds... Read More

5 years ago

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Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 18: Waiver Wire Targets

I spent about 2.5 hours tonight watching my Giants get their faces beaten in by the Dodgers on Friday night. It was an 8-1 loss and an ugly one at that, with the Dodgers simply battering former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum. I bring this up both as an excuse to whine (alright mostly to... Read More

5 years ago

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Waiver Wire Pickups: Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

So how’d you do in the first half? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm…or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some deep waiver wire sleepers at second base and shortstop that could be useful in... Read More

5 years ago


Five Fantasy Baseball Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 18

Ready to recharge? The All-Star break has passed and the playoff push is underway. Here are five sleeper outfielders who are primed for a strong second half, including AL-Only and NL-Only formats.   Denard Span  - (OF, WSH) - 39% Owned BALLER MOVE: Add in All Formats After a slow start to the season, Denard... Read More

5 years ago

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

Tampa Rays manager Joe Maddon has never been one to follow conventional thinking.  The Rays, winners of their last seven, just completed a two-game sweep of the Cardinals in St. Louis, and Maddon’s starting lineups for the series had his starting pitchers hitting eighth followed by Kevin Kiermaier in the nine-hole.  What’s funny about Maddon’s lineup choices... Read More

5 years ago

Trending Up & Trending Down: Week 17 Report

  Fantasy Baseball Trends For Week 17 I'd like to begin this week's report by doing somewhat of a follow up to my article from two weeks ago. I really still like Hughes's K/BB ratios, but it's hard to ignore his current results. I've dropped him until he shows signs of improvement, and recommend you... Read More

5 years ago

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Starting Pitcher Sleepers: Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

  Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Sleepers As the second half of the season gets into full swing, you might consider giving up on those pitchers who failed to live up to your expectations in the first half. When doing so, it is important to find someone who won't destroy your staff numbers. Chances are you aren't going... Read More

5 years ago

Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 17

It’s another look at the deepest of the deep waiver wire pickups. In our newest trash-to-treasure edition, we have some hot sleeper pitchers and a young prospect coming off injury. I hope you find some sleeper hitters worth salvaging from the bottom of the pile.   James Loney - 1B, TB Owned in 19% of... Read More

5 years ago


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

I’m pretty ecstatic that All-Star Week has concluded, as I took it on the chin over the last three days.  I honestly can’t remember having a worse weekend with pitcher projections.  I was so shell-shocked by Saturday afternoon that I locked myself in my bedroom, turned off all baseball alerts and proceeded to play the... Read More

5 years ago

4 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Streamers for Week 17

This piece focuses on the best two-start starting pitcher streamers and streamer waiver wire pickups for week 17 of fantasy baseball. These pitchers are near or below 50% ownership in Yahoo! leagues, and some are ideal for shallow leagues, but most  are under-the-radar starters that can be considered in head-to-head leagues. The first week after the... Read More

5 years ago

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Second Base (2B) and Shortstop (SS)

So how’d you do in the first half? Whether you’re at the top of the heap or languishing in the basement, your team can always use a shot in the arm…or in this case, the roster. Here’s a look at some middle infielders sleepers off the waiver wire that could be useful in the next... Read More

5 years ago

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Top 4 Hitter Streamers For Week 17: Waiver Wire Targets

Believe it or not the All Star Break is already over, and we're now well underway into the second half of the fantasy baseball season. I don't know about you, but personally I love the All Star game. That monster home run by Giancarlo Stanton in the home run derby, Derek Jeter's last at-bats as... Read More

5 years ago

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