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How NOT To Play The Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire

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Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Baseball

Outfielders are a vital position on every fantasy roster. It is important to keep an eye out for impact players to add off of the waiver wire, particularly when dealing with serious injuries like the recent one to Josh Hamilton. Here are five outfielders worth a closer look, especially for those of you still hanging... Read More

6 years ago

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

So how’d you do in Week 1 of fantasy baseball action? Whether you came out of the gate strong or stumbled at the start, 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 useful sleepers in the early goings... Read More

6 years ago

Top 4 Hitter Streamers For Week 3: Waiver Wire Targets

Another week of fantasy baseball is in the books, and that means that for those of us playing in leagues with weekly rosters, it's time to cast our eyes forward to the coming week. Just like last week's article, I'll be breaking down my top offensive streaming picks for Week 3 to get you ready... Read More

6 years ago

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Top 5 Two-Start Streaming Options (SP) for Week 3

  Two-Start Starting Pitcher Streamers (4/14-4/20) This will be a season-long, weekly piece on under-the-radar, two-start pitchers who you should consider picking up for the following week of play.  In weekly leagues, we know your attention turns to the next week as soon as lineups lock on Monday – this post will always be published on... Read More

6 years ago

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Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Baseball (Week 2)

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups - Deep Leagues Each week I will be digging into the deep depths of the fantasy baseball waiver wire to find some gems for you that could pay off nicely in the weeks or months to come.  These players should be scouted in Deep leagues at the very least and... Read More

6 years ago


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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Third Base (3B) & First Base (1B)

The first week of the 2014 MLB season is in the books, and whether your fantasy team is off to a strong start or has some work to do, there is nothing wrong with trying to find sleepers and upgrade your roster. With that in mind, here is a closer look at some corner infielders... Read More

6 years ago

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Early Season Waiver Wire and Trade Targets: Players to Pickup & Ignore

  Early Season Fast Starts: Who's For Real? It’s always a fun exercise to extrapolate 5 or 6 games of stats across 162: I loved Trumbo coming into the season, but 80 homers seems a little aggressive, and fresh off a season in Japan, I’ll take the under on 270 RBI from Casey McGehee. The... Read More

6 years ago

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AL-Only Leagues: Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 2

  Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups - AL-Only Leagues Each week I will be treading through the murky waiver wire in the American League to try to find you some hidden gems that could pay off exponentially.  These players should be owned in AL Only leagues and some will even be rosterable in deep mixed... Read More

6 years ago

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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 2

  Waiver Wire Pickups for Starting Pitchers Week 2 Each week we'll be bringing you some waiver wire starting pitcher targets for your fantasy baseball teams. As Week 1 is now in the books, make sure to check these guys out as possible additions to your team. Editor's Note: be sure to check out our famous Waiver... Read More

6 years ago

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NL-Only Leagues: Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 2

  Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups: NL Only Leagues The first week of Major League Baseball action is in the books, and there have been plenty of pleasant surprises so far. That means that there are numerous gems and sleepers just sitting out there on most waiver wires, ready to give savvy owners a leg... Read More

6 years ago


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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups for Stolen Bases

This is the first of a weekly column where I scour the waiver wire and find you top waiver wire pickups for different roto categories each week.  Today, we will take a look at fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups for steals (SB). Whether I see power hitters that need to be added, base stealers, or... Read More

6 years ago

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Waiver Wire Booty Calls: Players to Keep Your Eye on for 2014

Waiver Wire Booty Calls  You’ve been there before. You have a glaring need. You’re out of options at this point and need to make a move. You know it’s probably not a good idea, but really, what the hell? Maybe, this time, you won’t regret it? At this point, you’re getting a little desperate and... Read More

6 years ago

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Grady Sizemore - Must Own Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups

  Grady Sizemore (OF, BOS) - Must Own Waiver Pickup It was announced prior to the Boston Red Sox Opening Day that Grady Sizemore had won the starting Center Field job from prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. After not playing in a major league game since 2011, Sizemore, 31, will have the responsibility of filling the... Read More

6 years ago

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Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 2: Waiver Wire Targets

Even though the fantasy season has just begun, injuries have already made their mark on fantasy owners' teams. For those owners who play in weekly leagues, these kind of injuries to important players can be devastating, as finding a streamer pick on free agency who you can trust for a full week is a difficult... Read More

6 years ago

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Two-Start Streaming Options at Starting Pitcher for Week 2

Your draft is over. You’re pretty excited about your team. And Week 1 is officially underway. Now the fun part of managing your fantasy team really begins—pursuing the waiver wire and free agent pool like there’s no tomorrow. This is the first article of what will be a season-long, weekly piece on under-the-radar, two-start pitchers... Read More

6 years ago


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Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups for Starting Pitchers

  Week 1 Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire Targets Each week we'll be bringing you some waiver wire starting pitcher targets for your fantasy baseball teams. As the season gets underway today, make sure to check these guys out as possible additions to your team.   Editor's Note: be sure to check out our famous Waiver... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Advice for the Stretch Run: Streamer Options for 9/18

With most H2H leagues in the thick of playoff races, streaming pitchers is a critical part of your strategy at this point in the season.  We'll run through a list of streaming options for today that could help your team.   2013 Fantasy Baseball End of Season Streaming Options - 9/18   Start These Guys... Read More

6 years ago

Buy and Sell: Fantasy Baseball Waiver Targets for Week 24

It’s likely the trade deadline has passed in your fantasy baseball league, and now you need to take some advice for the home stretch.  There’s still plenty of time to make a stretch run at that league title.'   Buy ‘Em For other Buy ‘em players, check out Joe Berger’s weekly Prospect Primer. Billy Hamilton – It’s late in the... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Advice: Week 23 Waiver Wire Pickups

RotoBaller writer Chris Lacey highlights a handful of players on most of your waiver wires to keep track of. You can find many of these players and recommendations, along with many more, in our Daily Updated Waiver Wire Pickups List.   STANDARD MIXED-LEAGUE VIABLE PICKUPS Will Venable - Venable is continuing his great season for the Padres with a .275... Read More

6 years ago

RotoBaller's Ultimate Waiver Wire Pickups List (Updated Daily)

** Click here to see RotoBaller's 2014 fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups list for the 2014 fantasy baseball and MLB season. ** Below is RotoBaller.com's Ultimate 2013 Waiver Wire Watch List from the 2013 fantasy baseball and MLB season.   ________________________________________________________________________________   2013 Waiver Wire Pickups by Position [ALL]  [C]  [1B]  [2B]  [SS]  [3B]  [OF]  [SP]  [RP]... Read More

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Fantasy Baseball Advice: Three Up for Week 22

With twenty-one full weeks of the 2013 season in the books, today RotoBaller casts a critical eye on three players who are on the rise heading into Week 22: 1) Evan Longoria (3B, TAM): We already knew he was a great player, but coming off an injury-riddled 2012, there was concern about how good Longoria... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Advice: Deep League Catchers

You’re My Boy, Blue This title has little to do with who I am going to write about, but he is on my team as my number two catcher and he deserves some respect.  And since he is on my fantasy baseball team, I feel as though I can name him however I want.  He... Read More

6 years ago

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Buy Low and Sell High: Just Drop 'em and Waiver Targets for Week 22

It’s likely the trade deadline has passed in your fantasy baseball league, and now you need to take some advice for the home stretch.  There's still plenty of time to make a stretch run at that league title. Sell – You need someone to tell you it’s alright to drop certain players, as much as it... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Advice: Week 21 Waiver Wire Pickups

RotoBaller writer Chris Lacey highlights a handful of players on most of your waiver wires to keep track of. You can find many of these players and recommendations, along with many more, in our Daily Updated Waiver Wire Pickups List.   STANDARD MIXED-LEAGUE VIABLE PICKUPS Brandon Belt - Belt is finally hitting up to the level of his former top-prospect... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Advice: Three Up for Week 21

With twenty full weeks of the 2013 season in the books, today RotoBaller casts a critical eye on three players who are on the rise early in Week 21.   Three Up for Week 21 1) Brandon Belt (1B, SFG): Belt's sudden pop makes him a very attractive pickup for UTIL or CI spots on... Read More

6 years ago


Fantasy Baseball Advice: Undervalued Starting Pitchers (Week 21)

In this piece, RotoBaller will highlight a selection of starting pitchers owned in less than 75% of both CBS and Yahoo leagues that have favorable matchups in the upcoming week. Whether you’re suffering from injuries, poor performance, or your league’s fantasy baseball waiver wire is barren, these undervalued pitchers could prove useful in the days ahead.  ... Read More

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Fantasy Baseball Advice: Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

RotoBaller writer Chris Lacey highlights a handful of players on most of your waiver wires to keep track of. You can find many of these players and recommendations, along with many more, in our Daily Updated Waiver Wire Pickups List.   STANDARD MIXED-LEAGUE VIABLE PICKUPS Will Venable. Venable is having a good season with a .254 average, but... Read More

6 years ago

Buy Low and Sell High: Just Drop 'em and Waiver Targets for Week 20

It’s likely the trade deadline has passed in your fantasy baseball league, and now you need to take some advice for the home stretch.  There's still plenty of time to make a stretch run at that league title. Sell – You need someone to tell you it’s alright to drop certain players, as much as... Read More

6 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Primer for Week 20

Welcome to the weekly Fantasy Baseball Prospect Primer.  In this space, we will inform you about prospects who have recently been called up or who might become fantasy contributors in the near future. Especially good for Keeper leagues, you’ll want to check in weekly to get the latest news and advice for the coming week about prospects of fantasy relevance.... Read More

6 years ago

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