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3 Must Own Starting Pitchers: Waiver Wire Pickups

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 13 (Part 2)

Congratulations to the 2014 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team on wrapping up the national championship in baseball last night.  It was the school’s first national championship in any men’s sport.  As for professional baseball, below are some of the starting pitcher streaming sleepers for the second half of Week 13 to consider adding off your league’s waiver... Read More

5 years ago

Third Base (3B) & First Base (1B) Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

There are a lot of newcomers on this week's list of potential pickups at the corner infield spots as several players seeing the first regular playing time of their careers are starting to produce consistent results. Granted, there are always more question marks about an unproven player, but there is also more upside. Perhaps more... Read More

5 years ago

Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups (NL Edition): Week 13

Another week is in the books as we keep steam rolling toward the midway part of the 2014 baseball season. It's really time to start making moves, and targeting those potential sleepers for categories that you may be struggling in. Each week we will show you a few potential waiver wire gems to grab in... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 13 (Part 1)

Season five of HBO’s Game of Thrones is about 10 months away so there’s no excuse for fantasy baseball not to consume you every day now.  Below are some of my Week 13 picks for starting pitchers to consider streaming off the waiver wire. Some of these pitchers may be two-start pitchers, and all of... Read More

5 years ago

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Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 13: Waiver Wire Targets

Normally I use this introductory part of my fantasy baseball sleepers and streamers article to reflect on the current goings on in fantasy baseball, some weeks talking about recent injuries, others discussing players on the rise. Today however is different. Today is just a couple days after Wednesday, June 18th and on Wednesday, June 18th... Read More

5 years ago


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5 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Streamers for Week 13

This weekly piece focuses on the best two-start pitchers and streamer waiver wire pickups for the upcoming week of fantasy baseball. These under-the-radar, two-start pitchers can be sleepers off the waiver wire depending on your league format, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, and you can consider adding them to your head-to-head and daily-league lineups. These pitchers are near... Read More

5 years ago

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Getting A Grip: Waiver Wire Pickups for Holds (Week 13)

This week, I will focus on a couple relief pitchers that have proven to be effective through a heavy body of work. Some are pitching to high strikeout numbers, while others get their role and do their job perfectly. A couple relievers have just started to collect their innings and will have time to prove if... Read More

5 years ago

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Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

This week's outfield waiver wire list focuses on the need for speed. Here are five outfield sleepers that steal bases and score runs. I believe these players are undervalued and worth picking up off the waiver wire, if they are still available in your league, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats. At the very least, these... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 12 (Part 2)

Below are some of the starting pitcher streaming sleepers for the second half of Week 12 to consider adding off your league’s waiver wire. Some of these SP options can be considered sleepers for your team depending on the league format and depth, including NL-Only, AL-Only and head-to-head formats.  Unfortunately the Braves are facing four starters that... Read More

5 years ago

Third Base (3B) and First Base (1B) Waiver Pickups for Week 12

There is a healthy mix of new blood fantasy baseball sleepers, and veterans, headlining this week's list of waiver wire options at the hot corner. Perhaps more importantly, there are a few potential pickups that have a chance to help out in several offensive categories and not just one or two specific departments. Of course,... Read More

5 years ago


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

So how’d you do in Week 11? 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 who should be useful in the next few weeks, and could still be... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 12 (Part 1)

If you plan on streaming starting pitchers this week, you've come to the right place. Scoring has gone up over the last two weeks of MLB play, so it’ll be that much more important for you to find the correct matchup over the next week of fantasy baseball. Below are some of my Week 12 picks for... Read More

5 years ago

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Getting A Grip: Waiver Wire Pickups for Holds (Week 12)

While the holds statistic is hard to determine who will enter the game in the right situation, the sleepers noted today feature some overlooked relief pitchers and some looking to reclaim glory they once had. The more likely their team is to win, the more likely the following players will be eligible to earn the holds that... Read More

5 years ago

Top 5 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Streamers for Week 12

Week 12 Lineup Tools: Two Start Streaming Options This weekly piece focuses on the best two-start pitchers and streamer waiver wire pickups for the upcoming week of fantasy baseball. These under-the-radar, two-start pitchers can be sleepers off the waiver wire depending on your league format, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, and you can consider adding them to your head-to-head... Read More

5 years ago

Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 12: Waiver Wire Targets

Week 12 Lineup Tools: Hitting Streaming Options There are risks Associated with streaming hitters but there can also be great rewards. The art of streaming hitters, much like with pitchers, is all about opportunity and maximizing the skill set of the players you have available to you. In order to find the best waiver wire sleepers,... Read More

5 years ago


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Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

Some Outfielders Who Are Streaking Along Hitting streaks are the theme of this week's list. Four of the five fantasy players below have been reaching base consistently during recent play and can be considered sleeper waiver wire pickups if they're still available in you league. Fantasy owners in need of outfield production should consider adding... Read More

5 years ago

Week 11 Waiver Wire Pickups: First Base (1B) & Third Base (3B)

As the 2014 MLB season wears on, it is easy to assume that there just aren't any players left on the waiver wire that can make an impact. Granted, it is going to be tough to find a player that can single-handedly provide useful production in every offensive category, but that doesn't mean you can't... Read More

5 years ago

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Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups (AL Edition): Week 11

In this week's installment, I will revisit a couple of sleepers that I touted earlier in the year, as they are still sitting on most waiver wires, and still producing. I will also introduce a couple of young sleeper pitchers flying under the radar as the NL currently has the spotlight when it comes to young... Read More

5 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 11 (Part 2)

Below are some of the starting pitcher streaming sleepers for the second half of Week 11 to consider adding off your league’s waiver wire. Some of these SP options can be considered sleepers for your team depending on the league format and depth, including NL-Only, AL-Only and head-to-head formats.  Each day presents several juicy matchups that a... Read More

5 years ago

3 Rookie Starting Pitcher Sleepers: Flying Under the Radar

As fantasy baseball owners, we are always looking for the next big player to help improve our teams. Every year there are starting pitching rookies and prospects who can make an impact for fantasy baseball. Below I will be discussing three pitching sleepers who may still be available on your league's waiver wire, depending on... 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 week 10? 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 who could be sleepers in the next few weeks, depending on your league format... Read More

5 years ago

Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups (NL Edition): Week 11

Hello again RotoBallers! Have no fear for those of you in deeper leagues, and NL-only players, as I'm back once again to give you some deeper league waiver wire sleepers and gems for you to consider while tweaking your rosters for week 11 of the fantasy baseball season. So let's get right to the point... Read More

6 years ago

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Streamers for Week 11 (Part 1)

Below are some of my Week 11 picks for starting pitchers to consider streaming off the waiver wire. Some of the pitchers may be two-start pitchers, and all of these SP options can be considered sleepers for your team depending on the league format and depth including NL-Only, AL-Only and head-to-head formats.  If you do... Read More

6 years ago

Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 11: Waiver Wire Targets

  Week 11 Lineup Tools: Hitting Streamer Options It's time for another installment of my weekly column on hitters to target in free agency for weekly leagues. For readers new to this series, these are hitters available in at least 50% of leagues who I think have the potential to make an impact for fantasy... Read More

6 years ago

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Getting A Grip: Waiver Wire Pickups for Holds (Week 11)

  Waiver Wire Sleepers for Holds in Week 11 While the holds statistic is hard to play for since it is difficult to determine if a pitcher will enter the game in the right situation to earn a hold, the players I've featured in today's article include some overlooked players and some who are looking... Read More

6 years ago


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Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

Below are five outfielders that I believe are undervalued in fantasy baseball leagues. These outfielders can be considered as sleepers or pickups off the waiver wire, depending on your league size and depth, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats in some cases. For owners seeking short-term or long-term answers, power or speed, there is something for... Read More

6 years ago

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Top 5 Two-Start Starting Pitcher Streamers for Week 11

This weekly piece focuses on the best two-start pitchers and streamers for the following week of fantasy baseball. These under-the-radar, two-start pitchers can be sleepers off the waiver wire depending on your league format, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, and you can consider adding them to your head-to-head and daily-league lineups.  I’ll give you a mix of starting... Read More

6 years ago

Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups: First Base (1B) & Third Base (3B)

While this week's waiver wire pickups at the corner infield spots include some familiar faces that continue to produce and remain widely available, there are also two sleepers on the list that have yet to have play in a game in 2014. Fresh options are usually hard to come by at this point in the season... Read More

6 years ago

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Three Waiver Wire Starting Pitchers from the National League

  Three SP Sleepers Flying Under The Radar   Jonathon Niese (NYM) - 39% Owned Jonathon Niese has quietly strung together an effective season as he has posted a 3-3 record with a 2.69 ERA. He has yet to give up more than 3 earned runs in any start this season. Over his past 5 road starts,... Read More

6 years ago

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