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Points League Hitters: Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Baseball - Week 18

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Welcome to Week 18 and our fantasy baseball waiver wire hitters. We'll be doing this roundup of points leagues every week here at RotoBaller, with waiver wire targets and streaming pitchers being evaluated in terms of the different scoring systems of ESPN, Yahoo!, CBS, and Fantrax.

Player values can vary wildly from platform to platform, so we'll make sure to highlight where players are the best and worst fits. We know points league players get neglected and we're here to help.

These fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups are for the week of August 1st - August 7th, looking at players below ~50% rostered for ESPN, Yahoo!, or Fantrax. Position eligibility is taken from Fantrax and players are grouped by their most valuable fantasy position, using a hierarchy of: C > 2B > OF > 3B > 1B > SS. Stats and rankings for charts are calculated using games through Friday, August 5th.

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Know Your Scoring System

You know what I'm going to say, right?  You must account for, as precisely as possible, how a player performs under your particular scoring system. Don't be fooled into believing you can just make rough adjustments in your head, bumping up guys with high on-base percentages and low strikeout rates. Every point, in every category, counts.

For example, ESPN and Fantrax are virtually identical in their scoring for hitters and roster size. The only difference is that stolen bases are worth one more point on Fantrax and ESPN subtracts one point per strikeout. That's the difference between Trea Turner being a top-five hitter versus a top-25 hitter.

If your league uses standard settings, then great! Turn to page 94 and you can skip ahead to the leaderboards. If you play with custom settings, it'll still be fine. Go back to page 43 and look below at the scoring systems of the four major platforms. I bet there's a chance that you'll find that your league's scoring is very similar to one of the four (well, not Yahoo!'s), even if it's not the platform you actually play on.

You'll likely find a suitable mirror to your own system if you look above. While every point counts, as long as they aren't seismic changes, you can get away with some "close enough" calls. IE. You're probably fine if everything is the same except for HBP (or something similar).

 

Week 18: Waiver Wire Leaderboards

All charts are updated prior to Saturday's games, on stats and ownerships, and clicking on a chart will open a new page with a magnified version. Players on overall leaderboards are ordered according to their current Roster% on Yahoo.

*APR = Average Platform Ranking - the average platform ranking between ESPN, CBS, Yahoo, and Fantrax (standard point settings)

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These players are so hot right now. Here are the players on the wire who are running inside the top-100 of APR over the past two weeks:

Overall Leaderboards

 

First Base Waiver Wire Pickups

Best Choices

Seth Brown, 1B/OF (Yahoo: 22%, ESPN: 15%) - Covered with the outfielders.

Connor Joe, 1B/OF (Yahoo: 27%, ESPN: 47%) - Covered with the outfielders.

Next Choices

Luke Voit, SD (Yahoo: 32%, ESPN: 30%) - Voit has been on a heater, as evidenced by a 97 APR over the last two weeks but things are already slowing back down, with a .250 SLG and .297 since hitting his last home run on July 29th. Too many strikeouts, not enough consistency, and he's now on a much worse team.

Eric Hosmer, BOS (Yahoo: 35%, ESPN: 31%) - Hosmer is in Boston following his rejection of a trade to Washington but that likely won't change what you can expect from his performance - below-average scoring rates that only keep him as a viable hole-filler because of his everyday role. Whoo. Hoo.

Dan Vogelbach, NYM (Yahoo: 4%, ESPN: 3%) - Big Salad has come to the Big Apple but will still be limited by not facing LHP. But he's still useful in daily leagues and is now on a much better offense that will provide more consistent R+RBI opportunities.

Jeimer Candelario, DET, 1B/3B (Yahoo: 14%, ESPN: 45%)

Desperate Choices

Jesus Aguilar, MIA (Yahoo: 23%, ESPN: 34%) - At best, he's been average all season, and there aren't any indicators that things will change any time soon.

Carlos Santana, SEA (Yahoo: 8%, ESPN: 46%) - Nothing changed - Santana is severely limited but has a K/BB ratio that will let him compile his way to startable for some point formats.

On the IL

  • Edwin Rios, LAD (strained hamstring - on rehab assignment)

 

Second Base Waiver Wire Pickups

Best Choices

Adam Frazier, SEA, 2B/OF (Yahoo: 22%, ESPN: 41%) - Good walk rate, excellent strikeout rate, plays every day, and has now batted leadoff for the past five games, slashing .421/.522/.474, with a .445 wOBA and 201 wRC+. I've said it for a few years; the best version of Adam Frazier has a scoring profile that is points gold.

Jose Iglesias, COL, 2B/SS (Yahoo: 18%, ESPN: 12%) - The Jose Iglesias train refuses to slow down. That's right; I said the Jose Iglesias train refuses to slow down. More impressively, it hasn't been just Coors-generated - Iglesias is slashing .262/.315/.366, with a .301 wOBA at home but is at .358/.389/.460, with a .372 wOBA and 140 wRC+ on the road. Granted, that batting average comes with a .422 BABIP, but still! In the middle of Colorado's current road trip, Iglesias has slashed .385/.407/.538 over six games in San Diego and Arizona and comes home to Coors in Week 18 for a six-game set against the Cardinals and Diamondbacks. I get that he's Jose Iglesias but we can't just keep ignoring him.

Nico Hoerner, CHC, 2B/3B/SS (Yahoo: 49%, ESPN: 35%) - Hoerner has dropped back below our Roster% threshold but his performance hasn't justified it, even if he's been cold lately. He plays every day, with a low strikeout rate, giving him a classic compiler profile.

Next Choices

Jorge Mateo, BAL, 2B/3B/SS/OF (Yahoo: 46%, ESPN: 20%) - The dude can just run so hot. Mateo has a 37 APR over the last two weeks that's being driven by a .406 wOBA, .567 wOBAcon, and a potpourri of counting stats - 3 HR, 8 R, 8 RBI, and 4 SB.

Luis Rengifo, LAA, 2B/3B/SS/OF (Yahoo: 17%, ESPN: 4%) - Rengifo has reaped the rewards of batting up in the order since Mike Trout went down, slashing .380/.421/.521 since moving up the lineup. But don't expect it to last considering that his wOBA and wOBAcon over the past two weeks are backed by expected stats ~100 points lower.

Nolan Gorman, STL, 2B/3B (Yahoo: 39%, ESPN: 16%) - The power is for real (12 HR in 221 PA) but a 32.1% K% and average BB% give him dubious value under most scoring systems.

Ha-Seong Kim, 2B/3B/SS (Yahoo: 14%, ESPN: 10%) - Kim has compiled his way to an 83 APR over the last two weeks and a 116 APR for the year but the playing-time clock is ticking with Fernando Tatis Jr. headed out to a rehab assignment.

Desperate Choices

Orlando Arcia, ATL, 2B/OF (Yahoo: 2%, ESPN: 1%) - After sporadic playing time following Ozzie Albies' injury, Arcia seems to finally have the second base job to himself, starting Atlanta's last seven games. Over that time, Arcia is slashing .240/.269/.480, with 2 HR and an 11.5% K%. The scoring rates aren't special but they'll play if he's playing every day.

Luis Garcia, WSH, 2B/SS (Yahoo: 6%, ESPN: 3%) - Garcia has a 73 APR over the past two weeks and is back near the top of the order, batting second for Washington's last four games. It's still a compiler profile but he has posted above-average scoring rates over the past two weeks, with a .356 wOBA and .451 wOBAcon.

Bryson Stott, PHI, 2B/SS (Yahoo: 6%, ESPN: 4%) - Stott has a 107 APR over the last two weeks but the heavy lifting is done in leagues with a strikeout penalty, with a 74 APR in ESPN compared to a 131 APR on Yahoo.

Nicky Lopez, KC, 2B/3B/SS (Yahoo: 6%, ESPN: 6%) - Lopez (144 APR over the past two weeks) has at least started doing what he was supposed to be doing all season - compile points at a below-average rate but with full-time PAs. Still, you probably aren't happy if you need to start Nicky Lopez.

On the IL

  • Jace Peterson, MIL (sprained elbow - no timetable for return)
  • Dylan Moore, SEA (back spasms - no timetable for return)

 

Third Base Waiver Wire Pickups

Best Choices

Nico Hoerner, CHC, 2B/3B/SS (Yahoo: 49%, ESPN: 35%)

Next Choices

Jorge Mateo, BAL, 2B/3B/SS/OF (Yahoo: 46%, ESPN: 20%)

Jeimer Candelario, DET, 1B/3B (Yahoo: 14%, ESPN: 45%) - Candelario was red hot in July (.378 wOBA/149 wRC+) but has slowed back down in August, slashing .125/.176/.125 over five games. His everyday role gives him compiler possibilities but you're riding a fine line when dealing with an offense as bad as Detroit's.

Desperate Choices

Gio Urshela, MIN, 3B/SS (Yahoo: 31%, ESPN: 21%) - Urshela's role has continued to get more and more tenuous, sitting the past two games (vs RHP) after starting his first three coming off of the paternity list. His skill set is only useful in points if he's playing every day.

Nolan Jones, CLE, 3B/OF (Yahoo: 16%, ESPN: 7%) - An 11.1% BB% is solid but Jones' 30.6% K% (33.3% K% over the last two weeks) makes his profile currently untenable under most scoring formats unless he's crushing consistent bombs. And Cleveland agrees - after starting 16 of 18 games upon getting called up, Jones has now only started three of their past eight.

Geraldo Perdomo, 3B/SS (Yahoo: 1%, ESPN: 0%) - Perdomo has below-average scoring rates but plays every day. This ends our Geraldo Perdomo coverage.

On the IL

  • Evan Longoria, SF (strained hamstring - no timetable for return)
  • Miguel Sano, MIN (knee inflammation - unlikely to return in 2022)
  • Brian Anderson, MIA (sprained shoulder - currently on rehab assignment)

 

Shortstop Waiver Wire Pickups

Shortstop continues to be a dumpster among players with it as their MVP position and I'd still rather use the players below that were covered earlier.

Best Choices

Jose Iglesias, COL, 2B/SS (Yahoo: 18%, ESPN: 12%)

Nico Hoerner, CHC, 2B/3B/SS (Yahoo: 49%, ESPN: 35%)

Next Choices

Jorge Mateo, BAL, 2B/3B/SS/OF (Yahoo: 46%, ESPN: 20%)

Desperate Choices

Luis Garcia, WSH, 2B/SS (Yahoo: 6%, ESPN: 3%)

Elvis Andrus, OAK (Yahoo: 3%, ESPN: 3%) - We've talked about it before - every once in a while, Andrus hits a streak that makes him viable for some points format as a low-budget compiler. Also, if you're starting Elvis Andrus regularly, your team probably stinks.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa, NYY (Yahoo: 21%, ESPN: 13%) - What can I say about IKF that hasn't already been said about Elvis Andrus?

On the IL

  • None

 

Catcher Waiver Wire Pickups

Best Choices

MJ Melendez, KC, C/OF (Yahoo: 42%, ESPN: 13%) - The return of Salvador Perez has in no way hampered Melendez's playing time, with the rookie starting every game since Perez came off of the IL, with six of seven starts coming in the outfield. His 59 PA over the last two weeks is among the league leaders (regardless of position) and is six more plate appearances than the second-place catcher, Will Smith. Catchers with his skill set/playing time are so rare, I don't understand why Melendez is still on so many waiver wires.

Next Choices

Carson Kelly, ARI (Yahoo: 18%, ESPN: 13%) - Carson Kelly continues to post excellent per-PA scoring rates but is still splitting time with Jose Herrera, he of the .220 wOBA and 35 wRC+.

Danny Jansen, TOR (Yahoo: 15%, ESPN: 6%) - Jansen has been ice-cold since going double-dong on July 22nd, slashing .111/.138/.111 over 29 PA, with a .115 wOBA and -40 wRC+. Yes, minus 40. When you're only playing 3-4 times a week, that's not going to cut it.

Max Stassi, LAA (Yahoo: 2%, ESPN: 2%) - We have a Max Stassi sighting, who has a 108 APR over the past two weeks after being buried all season long. Over his 10 starts since the All-Star break, Stassi is slashing .250/.282/.528, with a 20.9% K%, .338 wOBA, and 120 wRC+. Not very impressive until pointing out that in the first half, he slashed .203/.307/.321, with a 30.2% K%, .286 wOBA, and an 84 wRC+.

Desperate Choices

All catcher adds are desperate adds. Now and forever.

Jose Trevino, NYY (Yahoo: 16%, ESPN: 10%) - He doesn't walk but also rarely strikes out and now has a 96 APR over the past two weeks. But it's still a time-share situation, with his 30 PA over the fortnight lagging well behind other catchers.

On the IL

  • Omar Narvaez, MIL (strained quad - no timetable for return)
  • James McCann, NYM (strained oblique - currently on rehab assignment)
  • Ryan Jeffers, MIN (fractured thumb - out 6-8 weeks)

 

Outfielder Waiver Wire Pickups

Best Choices

Randal Grichuk, COL (Yahoo: 35%, ESPN: 49%) - Grichuk has already been on a heater, running a 28 APR over the past two weeks and starting nine of Colorado's past 10 games. He'll have a chance to keep burning heading into a six-game home stand in the thin air.

Seth Brown, 1B/OF (Yahoo: 22%, ESPN: 15%) - Boy howdy, one of our Best Choices from last week rewarded us with splendor, as Brown has been the sun since returning from paternity leave. In his six games back, Brown is slashing .389/.522/1.111, with 4 HR and a .641 wOBA.

Ramon Laureano, OAK (Yahoo: 45%, ESPN: 14%) - Laureano isn't exciting but remains an easy plug-and-play, with his 103 APR over the last weeks only being held down by a spike in his K%.

Tommy Pham, BOS (Yahoo: 48%, ESPN: 49%) - Pham is one of the new Red Sox, batting second for each of his four starts. Fenway is no Great American Ballpark but it's still a good hitters park and Pham should continue to cruise to a top-100ish APR.

Next Choices

Eddie Rosario, ATL (Yahoo: 19%, ESPN: 44%) - Eddie Rosario can finally see! His playing time was initially sporadic following his return from the IL (eye surgery)  but Rosario has now started nine of Atlanta's past 10 games, with the newly acquired Robbie Grossman getting just one start in left since joining the team.

Connor Joe, 1B/OF (Yahoo: 27%, ESPN: 47%) - Joe had a no-good, rotten, July that has now carried into the summer. Since the start of July, he's slashing just .153/.270/.259 over 100 PA, with a .246 wOBA and 41 APR. But he'll get a chance to turn things around with a homestand in Week 18, including three games against suspect Arizona pitching.

Alek Thomas, ARI (Yahoo: 13%, ESPN: 8%) - He's had some rookie struggles (and is on a terrible offense) but Thomas continues to show the kind of excellent plate discipline (19.3% K%) that should serve him well under most scoring systems. Plus three games in Colorado this week can't be a bad thing, right?

Oscar Gonzalez, CLE (Yahoo: 3%, ESPN: 2%) - We hyped him a lot prior to his IL stint but Gonzales is back and has started three of Cleveland's four games since returning, collecting hits in all three and popping a home run. The power was big in the minors, it's just a matter of if it translates to the bigs. I'm betting yes.

Desperate Choices

AJ Pollock, CHW (Yahoo: 23%, ESPN: 19%) - Pollock has great per-PA scoring rates over the past two weeks but has been way too inconsistent to count on. Plus, the White Sox lineup has gotten more crowded with the return of Luis Robert, with Pollock sitting in two of the five games since Robert returned.

Victor Robles, WSH (Yahoo: 4%, ESPN: 2%) - Good god! Is tha-...Is that Victor Robles' music?!?! Ok, well let's not get carried away because the music might be playing but it's still as soft as Robles' exit velocities. But he has moved into the leadoff spot for the past 10 games, stealing two bases and even hitting a home run. Unfortunately, that leadoff spot no longer has Juan Soto and Josh Bell coming after it.

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Welcome to Week 25 and our fantasy baseball waiver wire pitchers. We'll be doing this roundup of points leagues every week here at RotoBaller, with waiver wire targets and streaming pitchers being evaluated in terms of the different scoring systems of ESPN, Yahoo!, CBS, and Fantrax. Player values can vary wildly from platform to platform,... Read More


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

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. This is the final waiver wire piece of the baseball season for me, which is always bittersweet. I hope you are all in contention and ready to finish the year out on a high note. I've listed several adds with a change this week... Read More


Aaron Judge - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Draft Sleepers, MLB Injury News

Projecting the Top 101 ADP for the 2023 Fantasy Baseball Season

Although the end of the 2022 season is nearly upon us, it's never too early to begin off-season prep for the 2023 season. This article provides an early look at the redraft field in 2023, projecting the top 101 by ADP. We'll have you covered all offseason long as soon as the final pitch of... Read More


MLB Pitcher Advanced Metrics Studs and Duds - Season Recap

Welcome back to fantasy baseball and RotoBaller’s Statcast Pitcher Studs and Duds article series! Each week, I have selected one advanced metric, chosen two pitchers with strong values and two with poor values, and analyzed what those values may mean for future performance. Sadly, we have come to the end of another fantasy baseball season... Read More


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DraftKings, FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks (9/26/22): Today's Top MLB DFS Lineups

Happy Monday, RotoBallers! With a week and a half of the regular season to go, it's one of the most important times of the year to check your lineups before lock. Unfortunately, DFS managers can't assume the regular lineup these days as some teams are dreaming of the golf course, and others are planning for... Read More


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Fantasy Football Trade Targets - Buy/Sell For Week 4

A wild Week 3 is behind us and fantasy football rosters are starting to take shape. Nothing is certain yet, but it is becoming apparent if your team is a powerhouse or if you need to make some trades to get there. Either way, we are always looking to improve our teams. And each week... Read More


Justin Jefferson - Fantasy Football Rankings, DFS Lineup Picks, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Warning Signals For Week 4: Carson Wentz, Darrell Henderson, Justin Jefferson

Week 3 was crazy. There was a glimpse of Kyle Pitts, and Tom Brady versus Aaron Rodgers combined for 26 points. Cooper Kupp's only score came from rushing the ball. But don't stress, we got you. You are counting on your lineup decisions to lead to your fantasy team's success. You want to either keep... Read More


Fantasy Football Injury Roundup For NFL RBs: Week 4 Updates for Dalvin Cook, D'Andre Swift, Joe Mixon, David Montgomery

Below you will find our fantasy football injuries roundup for running backs as of September 28th, coming out of the third week of NFL action. There have been new developments surrounding the injury statuses of various NFL running backs, including Dalvin Cook, D'Andre Swift, Joe Mixon, and David Montgomery. The fantasy football season may be... Read More


Amon-Ra St. Brown - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Injury Reports For NFL WRs: Week 4 Updates for Amon-Ra St. Brown, Jaylen Waddle, Keenan Allen, Chris Godwin

While we've become accustomed to the running back position dealing with injuries, so far this season, it's been the receivers who have been hit hard. In Week 3, fantasy managers had to deal with star second-year receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown leaving the contest multiple times to deal with a sprained ankle and his status for... Read More


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Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers - Week 4

Week 3 of the NFL season is over and we're onto Week 4. It was a pretty wild week of NFL action this week, with some big surprises, including the Jaguars knocking off the Chargers in a blowout, and the Dolphins doing a butt punt but still winning. In this weekly column, we'll be looking... Read More


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NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 4) - Targets and Avoids

Week 3 saw the most entrants in survivor pools make it through so far, but those who had Kansas City did not have a happy Sunday. The Chargers were not picked by as many as one may have thought. Week 4 has a no-brainer play and one team that could be deemed risky, but you'll... Read More


Week 4 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2022 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Before we dive into the rankings, I want to talk quickly about overreacting and process. We're still early enough in the fantasy football season that I want to caution people against overreacting to the final total fantasy points scored and advocate for sticking to our process, even if the results aren't 100% what we want... Read More


Amon-Ra St. Brown - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Early Week 4 Half-PPR Rankings for Fantasy Football: Amon-Ra St. Brown, Jaylen Waddle, Khalil Herbert, Keenan Allen, Gabriel Davis

It's already Week 4, and there's a lot of injuries to work through, but as always we're here to help you set some winning lineups. Below you'll find our Week 4 fantasy football half-PPR rankings for fantasy football, as of September 27th. Our goal as always is to help you set those winning lineups, so... Read More


Cordarrelle Patterson - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Tape Tells All: Analyzing Cordarrelle Patterson's Week 3 Performance

Welcome back to Tape Tells All, the weekly series where I look at film and data for something that happened in the NFL this week. Today, I want to look at a player who set a new career-high in rushing yards in Week 3: Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson. In Week 3, Patterson had... Read More


Christian McCaffrey - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Injury News

Offensive Line Champs and Chumps - Fantasy Football Matchups To Target, Avoid (Week 4)

Three weeks of the NFL season are done and scoring remains down across the league. Defenses are sitting in two-high coverage shells, forcing offenses to lean on the run game to try and open up the pass. Week 3 was the worst week of the season in terms of significant offensive line injuries. The Chargers... Read More


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NextGen Stats - Quarterback Breakdowns and Takeaways

You can officially start panicking. We're already through three weeks of the year, and by next Monday at this time, you'll be looking at the schedule to realize that a quarter of the season is already behind us. It sucks, but it means there are still three more quarters ahead of us! Yay! To gain... Read More


Rashaad Penny - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

The Cut List – Who to Drop for Week 4?

We've all heard the, "if it ain't broken, don't fix it" statement, but no fantasy football roster is ever perfect. Fantasy managers should constantly be tinkering with the bottom of their roster. Don't be afraid of making moves and part of that is figuring out who is cuttable. All of these start/sit and who to... Read More


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Week 4 Waiver Wire Rankings - Fantasy Football Pickups Include Alexander Mattison, Michael Gallup, Romeo Doubs, Samaje Perine

Welcome to Week 4 RotoBallers, and another round of waiver wire pickups! We have seen new injuries emerge for fantasy football, and players who may be breaking out. As you consider who to pickup for your rosters, as always we're here to help you sift through it. Each week our NFL team puts out a... Read More


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Fantasy Basketball Category Studs: Blocks And Steals

Blocks and steals, the two defensive stats used in typical category leagues, may seem secondary but they are just as important to manage as rebounds or assists, and they should not be overlooked. Yes, it feels cool to grab all the guys who can score points and average double-doubles, but if you aren't rostering players... Read More


Thunder Dan's 2023 Draft Rankings: Fantasy Basketball

I am quite possibly more excited for this NBA season than I have been for any previous season since I was a kid. I grew up watching the golden age of the NBA in the '80s and '90s and have been an NBA fan ever since. But this season is hopefully going to be like... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Centers (Part 3)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


Alex Burns' 2022-23 Fantasy Basketball Rankings and Draft Analysis

I know what you're probably thinking."Fantasy basketball rankings in September? We haven't even begun training camp. Does he have nothing better to do with his time?" While I do find myself suffering from significant boredom during the NBA offseason, I want to clarify one thing: It is NEVER too early to begin discussing fantasy hoops.... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Centers (Part 2)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Centers (Part 1)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Forwards (Part 3)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Forwards (Part 2)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Forwards (Part 1)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Guards (Part 3)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Guards (Part 2)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball - Early ADP Analysis: Guards (Part 1)

A key part of doing a fantasy draft is avoiding players who are overvalued while finding gems buried down the ADP leaderboard. The wrong pick can completely tank your season. The perfect steal can give you a magnificent advantage. Today, let's talk about some players whose ADPs makes little sense given their projections--for the good... Read More