Lost password?

Don't have an account?
Gain Access Now


Receive free daily analysis


Already have an account? Log In


Forgot Password


Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

Dynasty American League Starting Pitchers - Top MLB Prospects for Fantasy Baseball

2018 MLB rookies

Welcome back, RotoBallers. I have covered impact prospects in dynasty leagues by position over the next several weeks, and have already coveredcatchersfirst basemensecond basementhird basemenshortstops, both AL and NL outfielders and National League starting pitchers. Today I'm bringing you my top 20 American League starting pitchers - dynasty prospect rankings for 2018 dynasty baseball leagues.

As discussed in the National League starting pitchers article, the crop of rising pitchers is too deep to have just one list of 20 or two lists of 10. There are so many up-and-coming arms that could be incredibly valuable for dynasty owners down the road. Plenty come with risk, but most of the names on this list will be expected to occupy at least a No. 3 starting rotation spot in their team’s rotation.

So without any further ado, here is the dynasty positional prospect rankings for AL starting pitchers.

Be sure to check all of our fantasy baseball lineup tools and weekly lineup resources:


Top 20 AL SP Prospects for 2018 Dynasty Baseball Leagues

1. Shohei Ohtani (LAA, NA)
Stats: NA
ETA: 2018
There was likely little doubt as to who would claim the top spot here. Ohtani is viewed as one of the best players to come from Japan to the United States in a very long time, and his arm appears to be the best ever to traverse the globe. Ohtani joins the Angels with a live arm that is major-league ready, packing a triple-digits fastball with plenty of movement and a devastating splitter that could already be the best splitter in baseball. He adds a high-80s slider that has proven to be a wipeout pitch and can mix in an average curveball and changeup that give him one of the most diverse, unhittable repertoires in baseball. In leagues where his hitting stats will also count with him, he is an elite prospect the likes of which fantasy baseball has not seen. There is some injury concern at the moment with him and there’s a chance down the road he will have to pick hitting or pitching — likely the latter — but he is only 23 years old and has too much upside to be passed on in any dynasty league.

2. Forrest Whitley (HOU, AA)
Stats: (from A) 46.1 IP, 2.91 ERA, 2.66 FIP, 34.4% K%, 10.8% BB%, 4.3% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
Whitley has made enormous strides since being drafted out of high school in 2016. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound right-hander has spotless control that has just continued to improve with every level he has reached and a lethal array of pitches that has allowed him to strike out consistently over 30 percent of the batters he has faced. Though he can’t reach back with his fastball like Ohtani or Michael Kopech can, Whitely still can touch the upper-90s with some of the most movement of any fastball in the minors, making it a plus-plus pitch for him. He also deploys a hard-biting curveball that has the potential to join Lance McCullers’ hook as some of the best in baseball. He also adds in a pair of other above-average offspeed pitches with a mid-80s, wipeout slider and a changeup that has proven to be a reliable weapon against left-handed hitters. Whitley has done everything he needed to do to reach the top of the list, and he would be if not for Ohtani. His repertoire is outstanding and his control has taken drastic strides forward. He looks like a future No. 1 or 2 starter in the majors and should be able to start showing that talent later this season.

3. Brent Honeywell (TB, AAA)
Stats: 123.2 IP, 3.64 ERA, 2.84 FIP, 29.1% K%, 5.9% BB%, 10.0% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
Honeywell has always had one of the deepest arrays of pitches in baseball. But every season, it seems to get more and more electric to the point now where it appears he has five average or better pitches. His velocity doesn’t wow, but his low- to mid-90s fastball features tons of late life that mixes well with his plus, sinking changeup. He adds in above-average curveballs and sliders to keep hitters off balance. But what makes him such a lethal weapon is his screwball. No other pitcher throws one currently and it is truly one of the best pitches in the minors and not just a flashy pitch. In addition to his swing-and-miss stuff, he controls his arsenal about as well as anyone in the minors and gives himself an incredibly high floor. He might open up the season in Triple-A, but only for the Kris Bryant treatment and should be in the majors before April is over. Honeywell has the chance to be a gifted starter near the front of the rotation, if not at the top, and should be owned in all leagues.

4. Michael Kopech (CWS, AAA)
Stats: (from AA) 119.1 IP, 2.87 ERA, 2.83 FIP, 31.8% K%, 12.3% BB%, 5.2% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
The next two starters — Kopech and Puk — have by far the worst control of any starter in the top five. However, they both come with fiery arsenals that allow them to dominate hitters despite inconsistent control. Kopech is right up there with Alex Reyes and Hunter Greene for the easiest 100 mph fastballs in the game, and Kopech is probably the hardest thrower of the three. It makes it even more unfair then that he has tons of late life to it, making it the most dangerous fastball in the minors. If he doesn’t go to his fastball for strikeouts, his upper-80s slider is another explosive pitch for him and has the chance to be a plus-plus pitch (it is already a plus pitch). The changeup has progress to be made, but a low-90s changeup is unfair no matter what way you look at it. Kopech’s control will hamper him if he does not improve it, but he did walk only 6.9 percent of batters in his last 10 games pitched of the season. If he can keep it that low, he becomes a No. 1 starter with stuff good enough to be among the league-leaders in strikeouts on an annual basis.

5. A.J. Puk (OAK, AA)
Stats: 64.0 IP, 4.36 ERA, 2.35 FIP, 30.8% K%, 9.0% BB%, 4.1% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
Like Kopech, Puk has all the pitches needed to be a true ace in the big leagues. The towering 6-foot-7 southpaw sits in the upper-90s with his fastball and unleashes an upper-80s slider that consistently grades out as one of the best sliders in the minors. He also has a curveball and changeup that don’t jump off the page, but both could be average or better offerings with refinement. The control was what prevented him from becoming a 1:1 pick in the 2016 draft, and while it is still not quite where the Oakland Athletics would like it to be, it has not hindered his ascension through the minors. With his stuff, he already can be a No. 3 starter in the majors. If the control regresses, his size and explosive array of pitches could send him to the bullpen. But if it improves, he could be a No. 1 or 2 pitcher in the Athletics’ rotation with the chance to provide fantasy owners with elite strikeout numbers.

6. Triston McKenzie (CLE, A+)
Stats: 143.0 IP, 3.46 ERA, 3.03 FIP, 32.8% K%, 7.9% BB%, 11.5% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
It is tough to find many 20-year-old prospects as developed as McKenzie. The right-hander is not a flame-thrower like the two players above him on this list, but he locates the pitch well and shows plenty of movement on it. He adds a plus curveball that is a serious weapon for him, as well as a promising changeup that give him three above-average or better offerings. What makes him so special at such a young age is his exceptional control and intelligence on the mound that help him dominate opposing batters. As he continues to grow into his 6-foot-5 frame, he should add more velocity and could become one of the best pitchers in baseball with velocity added to already promising pitchability.

7. Brendan McKay (TB, A-)
Stats: 20.0 IP, 1.80 ERA, 4.03 FIP, 28.8% K%, 6.9% BB%, 15.8% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
The 2017 year was the year of the two most hyped two-way players becoming eligible to be selected by Major League Baseball teams. Ohtani is extremely exciting because it looks like he will do both in 2018. But the Rays are going to allow McKay to both hit and pitch until he proves he cannot. Now how well that works out awaits to be seen, but owners should be excited about his potential as either a first baseman or starting pitcher. Should he stick in the rotation, he has a low- to mid-90s fastball and a cutter that went from an ornament to a legit outpitch for him. McKay also mixes in a plus curveball that was his top pitch to turn to at Louisville and a changeup that now looks like at least an average pitch. McKay is one of the most interesting prospects in all of baseball, and dynasty owners should be happy if he ends up as a first baseman, starting pitcher or both.

8. J.B. Bukauskas (HOU, A-)
Stats: 6.0 IP, 4.50 ERA, 3.43 FIP, 24.0% K%, 16.0% BB%, 0.0% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
There is a lot of reason to believe Bukauskas is destined for the bullpen. He is only 6-foot, has a blistering fastball and wipeout slider combination with a changeup that needs improvement. He just seems like he fits that reliever mold. However, many said the same thing about Lance McCullers and the Astros just stuck with him in the rotation. Part of the reason they’re willing to stick with him as a starter is his control, which is above-average for someone of his age, especially those with that high-octane repertoire. Bukauskas has shown enough dominance at UNC to prove he can handle the workload and will get a chance in 2018 to prove that he can handle an even heavier workload against professional hitters. He is in the right organization for fantasy owners and if he remains a starter, his strikeout upside out of the rotation is too high to pass up on in dynasty leagues.

9. Justus Sheffield (NYY, AA)
Stats: 93.1 IP, 3.18 ERA, 4.58 FIP, 20.3% K%, 8.2% BB%, 13.6% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
Sheffield is almost like a left-handed Bukauskas. He is short at only 5-foot-10, but he packs a big punch in his shorter stature. The southpaw throws an mid- to upper-90s fastball and spins a hard, wipeout slider that has served as his top outpitch. His changeup is much more developed than Bukauskas’ and is a solid, above-average offering. His control wavers from outing to outing and he needs to improve that consistency when he continues to climb the ladder. When it’s all said and done, if both Bukauskas and Sheffield are starters, Bukauskas’ stuff is more explosive and will miss more bats. But Sheffield has plenty of value as a future No. 3 starter in the majors with the chance to miss plenty of bats.

11. Alec Hansen (CWS, AA)
Stats: (from A+) 58.1 IP, 2.93 ERA, 3.04 FIP, 34.5% K%, 10.5% BB%, 9.4% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
The knock on Hansen has never been on his stuff. It has always been his control. He throws hard (mid- to upper-90s fastball with sink) and mixes in a hard-biting curveball. His changeup and slider also can be average or better pitches. But what has helped boost Hansen’s stock has been his fast-improving control that has allowed him to stay in the rotation and avoid bullpen talks. His stuff upside is that of a No. 2 pitcher if he continues to show improvements with his control, but it will also allow him to at least be a No. 4 starter with strikeout upside and inconsistent starts.

11. Franklin Perez (DET, AA)
Stats: (from A+) 54.1 IP, 2.98 ERA, 3.34 FIP, 24.3% K%, 7.3% BB%, 6.9% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
The Detroit Tigers revamped their farm system in 2017, and the acquisition of Perez in the Justin Verlander deal was one of the first major steps towards improvement. He immediately became their top prospect and shows a ton of promise at a young age of 20. Perez already has a complete, well-rounded repertoire with a mid-90s fastball and a 12-6 curveball that serves as his top out-pitch. He rounds that out with a plus changeup and average slider. And while Perez has not always generated the highest strikeout rates, he shows exceptional control of his pitches and should be able to avoid walking himself into trouble. Perez has a chance to reach Detroit this season, and dynasty owners should be excited about his future as a reliable No. 2 or 3 starter in their rotation.

12. Alex Faedo (DET, NA)
Stats: NA
ETA: 2019
Puk was the first Florida pitcher to lose his status of a 1:1 candidate with a rough season and Faedo was the second. Despite the fact Faedo dominated in the College World Series, injuries and a rough beginning to his junior season with the Gators prevented him from going first overall. His time at Florida has helped polish him and give him a strong array of pitches with a mid-90s fastball with late life and a plus-plus slider — seemingly a staple of Florida pitchers — that will keep hitters off-balance. His changeup has some work, but it is at least an average pitch for him. He is not going to be a future ace, but he has what it takes to rise fast through the minors and be a future No. 3 starter in the big leagues.

13. Matt Manning (DET, A)
Stats: 17.2 IP, 5.60 ERA, 2.59 FIP, 32.9% K%, 13.9% BB%, 0.0% HR/FB
ETA: 2020
The third straight Tigers pitcher to land on this list, Manning probably has more upside than either of his two predecessors. His fastball/curveball combination is extremely lethal and is probably the best one/two punch of the three (Faedo’s fastball/slider combination is right there with him). The changeup lingers behind and is not quite a quality third offering yet, but it could be what makes him the best pitcher in the system. His control is also the worst of the three, and he still has plenty of work to do on improving it. Manning has the chance to be a No. 2 starter in the majors or even an ace if he is able to perfect his changeup and drastically improve his control, but he also comes with a lot of risk of going to the bullpen if he can’t correct his issues.

14. Jesus Luzardo (OAK, A-)
Stats: 18.0 IP, 2.00 ERA, 2.93 FIP, 28.2% K%, 5.6% BB%, 8.3% HR/FB
ETA: 2020
Luzardo did not pitch much in 2017 after recovering from Tommy John surgery, but his first chance to show his stuff off to scouts in professional baseball proved the Washington Nationals got a steal on him when they grabbed him in the third round of the 2016 draft. He touched the upper-90s with his fastball, a pitch that he commands well and puts plenty of sinking movement on. His secondary offerings require some work, but scouts praise his above-average changeup and a curveball that could make strides with a few more years of development. But perhaps what stands out more than anything about Luzardo is his feel for pitching. He shows pinpoint control and knows how to get batters out even when his stuff is not at its best. Though he still has work left to be done, Luzardo could reach the majors quickly for someone of his age (20) and could improve his stuff to the point where he’s viewed as a future No. 2 starter.

15. Jayson Groome (SP, A)
Stats: 44.1 IP, 6.70 ERA, 4.56 FIP, 29.2% K%, 12.6% BB%, 20.0% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
Groome had a rough 2017 season, but off-the-field issues and a few injuries were the primary cause behind his struggles. Though the numbers were not promising, Groome still demonstrated why he a high first-round selection in the 2016 draft by showing off a diverse array of pitches that, when working, can miss plenty of bats with pinpoint location. Groome’s best offering is his plus curveball that works well with his low-90s fastball (scouts believe it should be a mid-90s fastball by the time his development is done). His control wavered throughout the season, but scouts believe he will iron that out with time. It is important to remember he is not even 20 years old yet and still has plenty of time to develop into the No. 2 starter scouts believe he can become.

16. Chance Adams (NYY, AAA)
Stats: 115.1 IP, 2.89 ERA, 3.76 FIP, 22.3% K%, 9.3% BB%, 7.3% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
Everyone outside of scouts seem to love Adams. He has always posted outstanding numbers, yet is consistently underrated by scouts. Part of the reason he has been so lowly rated is because of the concern scouts express about him: his stuff has not been that electric. However, he started to flash more promising stuff in 2017 when he posted his best season to date. He has an above-average, mid-90s fastball that relies more on movement than velocity and a slider that can be a plus pitch. His curveball is only average and the changeup is still getting better. Adams controls his pitches well, and as evidenced by Jordan Montgomery, the Yankees have shown they can turn slightly above-average stuff into a mid-rotation starter. Adams is valuable for a high floor and decent ceiling, with the chance to be a No. 3 starter in the rotation if he improves his stuff.

17. Dane Dunning (CWS, A+)
Stats: 118.0 IP, 3.51 ERA, 3.98 FIP, 26.4% K%, 7.1% BB%, 15.8% HR/FB
ETA: 2019
The third piece of the return in the Adam Eaton trade, Dunning has steadily shown that he has what it takes to join Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez in a big-league rotation. Unlike those two, he has made his living in the minors by being more of a pitcher than a thrower, utilizing a solid repertoire with exceptional command and control rather than trying to overpower hitters. He has a sinker that will miss bats and generate groundouts that has started to touch the mid-90s. His offspeed stuff is not thrilling, but an above-average slider and changeup give him enough offerings to keep hitters off balance and strikeout batters at the lower levels of the minors. Likely ticketed for a trip to Double-A, 2018 will be a season for him to continue to improve his secondary offerings and demonstrate that he can dissect hitters at the higher levels of the minors.

18. Tanner Houck (BOS, A-)
Stats: 22.1 IP, 3.63 ERA, 2.54 FIP, 25.5% K%, 8.2% BB%, 0.0% HR/FB
ETA: 2020
Houck was inconsistent to say the least in his final season at Missouri. At times, he showed why scouts viewed him as a potential 1:1 candidate in the 2017 draft. At others, he showed why he was not viewed as a legitimate 1:1 candidate. He never blew hitters away with speed, but his hard sinker was one of the best college fastballs in the draft because of the movement and deception he had on the pitch. He lacks a true secondary pitch he can lean on when he needs outs, but scouts are convinced the slider has the chance to become that pitch. His hard stuff and inconsistent delivery have many unsure if his future is as a starter or reliever. Should he make the necessary improvements by developing true secondary pitches and improving his command, he could be a No. 3 starter with immense strikeout upside.

19. Jose De Leon (TB, MLB)
Stats: (from AAA) 12.0 IP, 6.75 ERA, 3.59 FIP, 25.9% K%, 11.1% BB%, 11.1% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
The prospect shine has continually worn off of De Leon as injuries have limited his chances to show his stuff over the past several seasons. When healthy, De Leon has plus-plus control of a solid repertoire with a lively mid-90s fastball and an elite right-handed changeup. His slider is only average right now, but scouts believe it can get better. If De Leon is healthy, he has the makings of a No. 3 or 4 starter. But he needs to prove he can stay on the mound.

20. Stephen Gonsalves (MIN, AAA)
Stats: (from AA) 87.1 IP, 2.68 ERA, 2.88 FIP, 27.3% K%, 6.5% BB%, 6.6% HR/FB
ETA: 2018
With the exception of Houck, every pitcher in the bottom five of this list are starters who thrive despite less than stellar repertoires and just locate extremely well. No one better exemplifies that than Gonsalves. The Twins’ southpaw has the worst array of pitches of any starter on this list, yet he has found about as much minor-league success as any pitcher throughout his career. His fastball sits in the upper-80s and low-90s with movement. His curveball and slider are both average or slightly below-average, while his changeup is his best offering overall. He locates his pitches well, but his mediocre repertoire caps his upside at a No. 4 starter. But his ability to pitch instead of throw gives him a solid floor that owners know they will at least be receiving a sure-fire bet as a starting pitcher.


More 2018 Dynasty Baseball Strategy


Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts


Alex Perez6 mins ago

Unable To Continue After Suffering A Knee Injury
Garrett Armfield13 mins ago

Submitted At UFC Vegas 93
Brady Hiestand17 mins ago

Gets Third-Round Submission Win
Willson Contreras29 mins ago

Could Return Next Monday
Jose Johnson33 mins ago

Drops Decision At UFC Vegas 93
MMA39 mins ago

Asu Almbayev Extends Win Streak
William Contreras40 mins ago

Evaluated For Concussion
Kyle Tucker51 mins ago

Could Need A Rehab Assignment
Jordan Hicks1 hour ago

Will Start On Monday
Hurston Waldrep1 hour ago

Braves Put Hurston Waldrep On 15-Day Injured List
NBA4 hours ago

Monty Williams Set To Remain With Pistons
Collin Sexton4 hours ago

Could Be On The Move Again
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope4 hours ago

Nuggets "Concerned" Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Will Decline His Player Option
Harrison Barnes4 hours ago

Kevin Huerter And Harrison Barnes Expected To Be Available On Trade Market
NBA4 hours ago

Mario Hezonja Linked With Return To NBA
Andre Drummond5 hours ago

Reportedly Looking For New Team
Logan Gilbert12 hours ago

Nearly Untouchable Against Rangers
David Hamilton12 hours ago

Swipes Four Bags On Sunday
Elly De La Cruz12 hours ago

Homers, Swipes Base On Sunday
Carlos Correa13 hours ago

Continues Torrid Pace On Sunday
Royce Lewis13 hours ago

Homers Twice Across Doubleheader
Ronel Blanco16 hours ago

Looks Untouchable On Sunday
Jonas Valanciunas16 hours ago

Pelicans Likely To "Move On" From Jonas Valanciunas
Jarrett Allen16 hours ago

Pelicans Reportedly Interested In Jarrett Allen
Max Scherzer16 hours ago

Should Rejoin Rotation Soon
Pittsburgh Steelers17 hours ago

Cameron Heyward Wants To Retire A Pittsburgh Steeler
Luka Doncic18 hours ago

Expected To Play On Monday Night
Yoshinobu Yamamoto18 hours ago

Likely To Miss Multiple Weeks
Kristaps Porzingis18 hours ago

Questionable For Game 5
Mookie Betts18 hours ago

Fractures Hand On Sunday
Yoshinobu Yamamoto21 hours ago

Placed On The 15-Day Injured List
Josh Quinlan22 hours ago

Losing Streak Hits Three At UFC Vegas 93
Adam Fugitt22 hours ago

Edges Out Split Decision At UFC Vegas 93
Willson Contreras22 hours ago

To Begin Rehab Assignment On Tuesday
Timmy Cuamba22 hours ago

Still Winless In The UFC
Lucas Almeida22 hours ago

Pulls Off Upset At UFC Vegas 93
Douglas Silva de Andrade22 hours ago

Falls Short At UFC Vegas 93
Miles Johns22 hours ago

Picks Up Decision Win At UFC Vegas 93
Josh Jung22 hours ago

Starting Rehab Assignment On Sunday
Oneil Cruz23 hours ago

Returns To Starting Lineup
Justin Verlander23 hours ago

Plays Catch, Could Return Later This Week
Daniel Suarez23 hours ago

Why You Should Fade Daniel Suarez In DFS This Weekend At Iowa
Gerrit Cole23 hours ago

Could Return On Wednesday
Salvador Perez23 hours ago

Returns To Lineup On Sunday
Corey Lajoie23 hours ago

Should You Roster Corey Lajoie In DFS This Weekend?
Carson Hocevar23 hours ago

Will Start 20th At Iowa Speedway
NASCAR1 day ago

Bubba Wallace Will Start 16th At Iowa Speedway
Michael McDowell1 day ago

Might Have A Positive Result At Iowa
Joey Logano1 day ago

Could Joey Logano Be A Sneaky Tournament Play At Iowa?
Justin Haley1 day ago

Consider Justin Haley A Great Value Pick For Iowa?
Ty Gibbs1 day ago

Is One Of The Top DFS Picks To Consider At Iowa
Ricky Stenhouse Jr1 day ago

Is Ricky Stenhouse Jr. A Value Play In DFS At Iowa?
William Byron1 day ago

Should Fantasy Managers Roster William Byron At Iowa?
Kyle Busch1 day ago

Is Kyle Busch Worth Rostering At Iowa This Week?
Noah Gragson1 day ago

What Should You Do With Noah Gragson In DFS This Weekend At Iowa?
Alex Bowman1 day ago

Is One Of The Top DFS Plays For Iowa
Chris Buescher1 day ago

Despite Disappointing Practice, Chris Buescher Still A Viable DFS Play At Iowa
Ryan Blaney1 day ago

The Case For Ryan Blaney At Iowa Speedway
Kyle Larson1 day ago

the Favorite to Win at Iowa
Tyler Reddick1 day ago

a Strong DFS Play at Iowa
Martin Truex Jr1 day ago

Has Massive Place Differential Upside at Iowa
Chase Elliott1 day ago

Could Contend for the Iowa Win
Christopher Bell1 day ago

Is Christopher Bell a DFS Option at Iowa After Wrecking in Practice?
Chase Briscoe1 day ago

Could Be a Top-10 Contender at Iowa
Dak Prescott2 days ago

May Command More In Contract Talks
NFL2 days ago

Stephon Gilmore Not In A Rush To Sign A Deal
Isaiah Hartenstein2 days ago

Drawing Interest From Several Teams
Jarace Walker2 days ago

Could Be On The Move
Jalen Smith2 days ago

"Early Belief" Jalen Smith Will Decline Player Option
Tee Higgins2 days ago

Signs His Franchise Tender
Jaylen Brown3 days ago

Has A Rough Night On Friday
Jayson Tatum3 days ago

Quiet In Game 4
Luka Doncic3 days ago

Leads Mavs To A Much-Needed Win
Kristaps Porzingis3 days ago

Available For Game 4
Mikal Bridges3 days ago

Nets Still Not Interested In Trading Mikal Bridges
Tyrese Haliburton3 days ago

Making Progress With Recovery
Jarrett Stidham3 days ago

Has The Advantage Over Bo Nix
Tim Patrick3 days ago

Looking Healthy This Offseason
Jayden Daniels3 days ago

Commanders Sign Jayden Daniels To Rookie Deal
Tatsuro Taira3 days ago

Looks To Win 16th Fight In A Row
Alex Perez3 days ago

An Underdog At UFC Vegas 93
Brady Hiestand3 days ago

Looking To Extend His Win Streak
Garrett Armfield3 days ago

A Favorite At UFC Vegas 93
Jose Johnson3 days ago

Looks To Win Back-To-Back Fights
MMA3 days ago

Asu Almbayev Looks To Win His Third UFC Fight In A Row
Breece Hall3 days ago

Jets Being Cautious With Breece Hall
Atlanta Hawks3 days ago

Hawks Potentially Eyeing Donovan Clingan In NBA Draft
Los Angeles Clippers3 days ago

Clippers Targeting Jeff Van Gundy For Assistant Coach
Leon Draisaitl3 days ago

On First Three-Game Scoring Drought Since March 2020
Connor McDavid3 days ago

Finishes Game 3 Loss With Two Assists
Sam Bennett3 days ago

Extends Point Streak To Six Games
Vladimir Tarasenko3 days ago

Nets Fourth Postseason Goal
Sam Reinhart3 days ago

Ends Goal Drought During Multi-Point Effort
Aleksander Barkov3 days ago

Establishes New Panthers Record With Eighth Multi-Point Outing
Darius Slayton4 days ago

Expected To Be Ready For Training Camp
Cleveland Browns4 days ago

Myles Garrett Tweaks His Hamstring In Minicamp
Amari Cooper4 days ago

Holds Out Of Final Day Of Minicamp
Trevor Lawrence4 days ago

Jaguars, Trevor Lawrence Agree On Five-Year, $275 Million Extension
Alvin Kamara4 days ago

Skips Practice For Contract-Related Reasons
Courtland Sutton4 days ago

Hints At Training Camp Holdout
Gus Edwards4 days ago

"Likely" To Be Back For Training Camp
SJ4 days ago

Sharks Appoint Ryan Warsofsky As Head Coach
Jalen Chatfield4 days ago

Agrees To Three-Year Extension With Hurricanes
Kaapo Kakko4 days ago

Signs One-Year Extension With Rangers
Patrik Laine4 days ago

Poised To Move On From Columbus
Evan Rodrigues4 days ago

Promoted To First Line Thursday
Aleksander Barkov4 days ago

Will Play In Game 3 Versus Oilers
Juwan Johnson4 days ago

To Undergo Foot Surgery
Atlanta Falcons4 days ago

Falcons Lose 2025 Fifth-Round Pick Following Tampering Investigation
Josh Quinlan4 days ago

On Two-Fight Losing Streak
Adam Fugitt4 days ago

Could Be Fighting For His Job At UFC Vegas 93
Douglas Silva de Andrade4 days ago

Searching For 30th Career Win At UFC Vegas 93
Miles Johns4 days ago

Looking To Continue Success At UFC Vegas 93
Sam Darnold5 days ago

Considered The Starter At The Moment
Jaxon Smith-Njigba5 days ago

Injured In Practice Wednesday
Courtland Sutton5 days ago

Had Offseason Ankle Surgery
Josh Jacobs5 days ago

Taking Part In Mandatory Minicamp
Laurent Brossoit5 days ago

Maple Leafs Have "Mutual Interest"
Jaccob Slavin5 days ago

Working On Long-Term Extension With Hurricanes
Corey Perry5 days ago

Set To Re-Enter Oilers Lineup On Thursday
Evander Kane5 days ago

Uncertain For Thursday's Game 3
Darnell Nurse5 days ago

Expected To Play In Game 3
Aleksander Barkov5 days ago

Practices On Wednesday, Will Travel To Edmonton
Keegan Bradley5 days ago

A Sleeper Pick At U.S. Open
Rickie Fowler5 days ago

Tough To Trust At U.S. Open
Tom Kim5 days ago

Striking The Ball Well Heading To Pinehurst
Sahith Theegala5 days ago

A Major Wild Card At Pinehurst
Tony Finau5 days ago

Seeking First Major Victory At U.S. Open
Cameron Smith5 days ago

The Best LIV Bet For U.S. Open
Ludvig Aberg5 days ago

Trust Ludvig Aberg At Pinehurst
Xander Schauffele5 days ago

A Top-10 Lock At U.S. Open
Dean Burmester6 days ago

A Risky Play At U.S. Open
Jon Rahm6 days ago

Withdraws From U.S. Open
PGA6 days ago

Alex Noren Brings Improved Short Game To Pinehurst
Dustin Johnson6 days ago

Can Dustin Johnson Put A Rough Spring Behind Him?
Jordan Spieth6 days ago

Fighting Poor Form Heading To U.S. Open
Tommy Fleetwood6 days ago

Makes Pinehurst No. 2 Debut
Bryson DeChambeau6 days ago

Looks To Continue Major Success
Russell Henley6 days ago

In Top Form Heading To U.S. Open
PGA6 days ago

Byeong Hun An Could Contend At U.S. Open
Jason Day6 days ago

In Excellent Form Heading To U.S. Open
Tyrrell Hatton6 days ago

Back For Another U.S. Open
Will Zalatoris6 days ago

Finding Consistency Heading To U.S. Open
Wyndham Clark6 days ago

Trending In The Wrong Direction For U.S. Open




Jaxon Smith-Njigba Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Ladd McConkey vs. Jaxon Smith-Njigba - Who Should I Draft in 2024 Fantasy Football?

Jaxon Smith-Njigba and Ladd McConkey are young wide receivers with unlimited upside. With Smith-Njigba playing in his second season and McConkey about to get his first taste of NFL action, they should have a long way to go in building successful pro football careers. Luckily, some great offensive minds can help them succeed. Smith-Njigba will... Read More

James Cook - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Players To Fade for Fantasy Football Best Ball Drafts Include Josh Jacobs, James Cook, Chris Olave, David Njoku, more

Fantasy football best ball drafts and contests continue to grow and grow each year. The number of tournaments and strategies deployed surrounding the format is exploding, which means we must stay sharp! Social media is filled with best ball builds and screenshots of different approaches. It's everywhere! But before you can win these leagues, you... Read More

Drake London - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Targets and Fades - FFPC Main Event Contest

Even though the calendar still shows it's the first half of June, fantasy football drafts are back in full swing in many best ball leagues, tournaments, and high-stakes contests. These early drafts can help all fantasy football managers get a feel for how the market perceives players and where they will end up in drafts... Read More

Geno Smith - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL DFS Picks

Fantasy Football Preview - Seattle Seahawks Edition

This new 32-part series will dissect each NFL team through a fantasy football lens. We'll look at each of the four primary positions—quarterback, running back, wide receiver, and tight end—and identify each player's value at their current ADP. Through this series, we'll also recognize players fantasy managers should avoid and target at their current ADP.... Read More

Ricky Pearsall - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Five Fantasy Football Rookies That Will Fail To Make An Instant Impact In 2024

In recent years, we have seen more rookies than ever before provide immediate fantasy football results. Just last year, we watched Puka Nacua and C.J. Stroud have impressive debut seasons. However, not every rookie can make an immediate impact. Whether it’s due to circumstances or lack of experience, there are times when first-year players disappoint.... Read More


Free UFL Betting Picks - Best Bets, Odds, Predictions for the UFL Championship

Sadly and sweetly, we have reached the conclusory game of the 2024 UFL season. I am already yearning for the start of the 2025 season and eager to follow along as the draft happens, the rosters change, and 2024 stars get their NFL opportunities. There is plenty to reflect on: the great attendance numbers for... Read More

Sneaky QB1 Candidates? 2024 Fantasy Football Quarterback Sleepers

The NFL season is right around the corner, which means that fantasy football drafts will soon take place. Drafting your fantasy team is one of the most exciting times for managers. But it also is one of the most stressful times, especially when making certain decisions like when is the best time to draft a... Read More

Isiah Pacheco - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Running Backs

League Winners for Fantasy Football Best Ball: Draft Targets Include Isiah Pacheco, Jameson Williams, Christian Watson, Mark Andrews, more

Fantasy football best ball drafts continue to build momentum as an entertaining way to play fantasy football. As the hype around drafting teams grows throughout the preseason, the appetite for more BB contests continues to grow without putting more in-season management on drafters' plates. Best ball is a format where you draft a team and... Read More

Jaylen Waddle - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL DFS Picks

Dynasty Fantasy Football - 2023 Fantasy Football Busts To Buy In 2024

When a player busts, confidence begins to drain. However, separating facts from feelings is easier when they are not on your team to begin with.  Some preseason-hyped players were total busts in 2023. Many fantasy football managers will avoid these players in 2024 drafts, but should they? Taking advantage while their perception is down, or... Read More

Demario Douglas - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, Draft Sleepers

Cheap Dynasty Fantasy Football Buys With Upside in 2024 - Fantasy Football Outlook

Let’s be honest. When it comes to dynasty fantasy football, the ultimate goal is to win championships. Drafting rookies and playing scout is fun, but the only thing people remember is who wins titles. One of the most integral parts of playing dynasty fantasy football is recognizing marketplace inefficiencies and acting on them accordingly. Player... Read More

DraftKings Best Ball 2024 Fantasy Football Rankings and Tiers (Top 350)

Hello and welcome to RotoBaller's DraftKings Best Ball Fantasy Football Rankings for 2024 Best Ball leagues on DraftKings. A reminder that on the DraftKings Fantasy platform, NFL best ball leagues only have four potential positions -- Quarterback (QB), Running Back (RB), Wide Receiver (WR), and Tight End (TE). You will see these four positions in... Read More

Tyjae Spears - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Tony Pollard, Tyjae Spears - Fantasy Football Outlook for Tennessee Titans RBs in 2024

The Tennessee Titans backfield underwent significant changes this offseason. Longtime starter Derrick Henry left for the Baltimore Ravens in free agency. Tennessee’s offense has been centered around Henry for years, and this rushing attack will have a very different look in 2024. While Henry is gone, second-year back Tyjae Spears remains in the fold. The... Read More

Running Back Sleepers and Undervalued Picks for 2024 Fantasy Football

The word "sleeper" is tossed around often in the fantasy football community. So much so that players sometimes lose the sleeper label by the time many leagues conduct their drafts. Fantasy managers are always looking for the next sleeper running back in drafts, especially those who opt to dive headfirst into a "Zero RB" draft... Read More