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Points League Pitchers: Waiver Wire Pickups for Fantasy Baseball - Week 19

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Welcome to Week 19 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, 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 with all of the best streams for the week.

These fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups are for the week of August 15 – August 21, looking at players below ~50% rostered for ESPN, Yahoo!, or Fantrax. Rankings are calculated using games through Saturday, August 13.

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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, i.e. If everything is the same except for HBP (or something similar), you're probably fine.

 

Week 19: Waiver Wire Leaderboards

All charts are updated before Sunday'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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Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire - Best Choices

Mitch Keller, PIT (vs BOS, vs CIN) - Mitch Keller and his fancy, new sinker continue to rewrite his story and he's now posted a 2.23 ERA over his past six starts. Boston has been middling, overall, but is particularly bad against right-handed sinkers, with the 28th wOBA against them. But Cincinnati seems particularly primed to get diced by Keller, as the Reds are 29th in wOBA and 28th in xwOBA against right-handed sinkers.

Dane Dunning, TEX (vs OAK) - Dunning has peeled off three quality starts in a row, posting a 2.00 ERA over 18 IP, striking out 15 but walking seven. Starts against Oakland are great but right-handed starters with a decent slider make them even better, as the A's are 30th in wOBA, 29th in xwOBA, and 26th in both SwStr% and Whiff%. Just when you think he's rolling, Dunning has a bad habit of dropping a bomb but I'm going to have his back one more time.

Zach Plesac, CLE (vs DET) - Somebody better call Slater, Kelly K., and the rest of the gang because the Zack Attack is back, baby! Ok, well let's no get carried away but this matchup (again) is juicy for Plesac, as he most recently dominated them for 6.1 IP, striking out seven and allowing just one earned run. In fact, that makes three solid starts against the Tigers this season, for a total of 16 IP, 13 K, and a 2.81 ERA. And while Detroit is fairly terrible against most pitchers, Plesac and his (getting nasty again) slider is set up extra special, as the Tigers are 30th in SwStr% and Whiff% vs sliders from right-handed pitchers.

Drew Smyly, CHC (@ WSH) - Smyly has turned in back-to-back quality starts and has allowed 1 ER or less in four of his past five starts since the All-Star Break (2.42 ERA, 9.0 K/9). The Soto/Bell-less Nationals are even worse than before - and they weren't great with them (20th in wOBA, 16th in xwOBA since June 1).

Jose Suarez, LAA (vs SEA) - Suarez is on a three-start scoreless streak, striking out 16 batters over 17.1 IP and picking up three wins. Granted, facing Kansas City and Oakland (twice) isn't the hardest path. But while Seattle is obviously a better offense than those two, Suarez dominated the Mariners in back-to-back starts in late June, allowing just 1 ER over 10.1 IP and striking out 15.

Nick Pivetta, BOS (@ PIT, @ BAL) - Things have been rough for my fellow Nick, as Pivetta has rolled a 7.36 ERA over his last six starts. But the last one was decent (if ho-hum) against a really good Atlanta offense (6 IP - 3 ER - 5 K) and Pivetta has a great two-fer on tap. The Orioles are the better of the two but are still average vs RHP and Pittsburgh, well, is Pittsburgh. The Pirates are 28th in wOBA, 27th in xwOBA, and 27th in K% vs RHP and do particularly poorly vs Pivetta's pitch mix of four-seamers, sliders, and curveballs.

Edward Cabrera, MIA (vs SD) - A matchup with San Diego isn't generally a good idea (7th in wOBA, 7th in xwOBA vs RHP since June 1st) but like we talked about last week, Cabrera's talent is entering him into a new level of trust. Especially coming off of a tough matchup in Philadelphia that saw the rookie pick up a win after striking out six over 5.2 scoreless innings.

Aaron Civale, CLE (vs DET, vs CHW) - A start against the White Sox isn't superb (since June 1 vs RHP: 16th in wOBA/xwOBA, 4th in K%) but Civale will have another crack against a Tigers team that he just faced in his return from the IL, allowing 2 ER over 4 IP and striking out four. Considering the Tigers are bottom-two in virtually every category vs RHP, I'll take my chances rolling with Civale again.

 

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire - Next Choices

Marco Gonzales, SEA (@ OAK) - What do we do against Oakland? We stream it! Gonzales might have a 5.40 ERA over his last three starts but Oakland is a bottom-three team vs LHP and should be attacked liberally.

Jose Quintana, STL (vs COL, @ ARI) - Welp, we gotta give some credit to ol' Mr. Crafty going into Colorado and escaping with a quality start, allowing 2 ER over 6 IP, striking out six and picking up the win. He'll get the Rockies again (at home this time) and a matchup on the road against the Diamondbacks, who have been much improved vs LHP over the summer. Arizona is 2oth in wOBA and 17th in K% vs LHP for the year but is 9th in wOBA and K% since the start of June.

Alex Cobb, SF (vs ARI, @ COL) - The Diamondbacks remain fairly inept vs RHP (21st in wOBA, 22nd in xwOBA) but have severely cut down on strikeouts, with the 3rd-lowest K% since the start of June. But they're still a full-go for Cobb...Colorado, on the other hand? The last time Cobb pitched at Coors, he allowed 7 ER in 5.1 IP - no thank you.

Matt Manning, DET (vs LAA) - Manning has reintroduced himself in his past three starts, posting a 3.71 ERA over 17 IP, including a dominant performance over the Rays (7 IP - 0 ER - 7 K). The Angels are bad against both hands but since the start of June are 29th in wOBA, 26th in xwOBA, and 30th in K%.

Tyler Alexander, DET (vs LAA) - Since returning to the Tigers on June 14, Alexander has a 2.19 ERA (3.31 FIP) across 37 IP, but only moved to the rotation for his last three games. The strikeouts have been light (8 K in 16 IP) but a 3.38 ERA has been pretty decent, particularly since two of the starts came in Toronto and Minnesota. And in his last start (at home vs CLE), Alexander had his best start, allowing 2 ER over 7 IP, striking out two. Betting on the Tigers to back him up is never easy but the Angels have been particularly bad vs left-handers since the start of June (30th in wOBA/xwOBA, 26th in K%).

Domingo German, NYY (vs TB) - Since allowing 5 ER to the Yankees in his season debut, German has a 2.61 ERA over 20.2 IP and four starts but a 3.94 FIP (and velocity that still isn't what it used to be) makes it still hard to trust him.

JP Sears, OAK (@ TEX, @ SEA) - His outings have been solid (if short) but rolling with Sears is more about the matchups, as Seattle and Texas are both middling offenses vs RHP, with above-average strikeout rates.

Justin Steele, CHC (@ WSH) - He can still be really inconsistent but also totally nasty, on occasion. For example, in his last start against these same Nationals, in which he struck out nine batters of 6 IP, allowing 2 ER.

Glenn Otto, TEX (vs OAK, @ MIN) - Avoid the start in Minnesota but a stream against Oakland is almost always playable.

Kris Bubic, KC (@ MIN, @ TB) - Yeah, so Bubic has been really good since the All-Star break, rocking a 2.27 ERA over five starts, with 26 K in 31.2 IP. But more impressively, is that four of those starts came on a tour of the AL East, facing every team but Baltimore. Minnesota has struggled vs LHP since the start of June (22nd in wOBA) but still has top-10 rates in xwOBA, K%, and BB%. Tampa Bay, however, has been a bottom-10ish team vs LHP all season. But even with decent matchups, you know you're playing with fire, right?

 

Starting Pitcher Waiver Wire - Desperate Choices

Aaron Ashby, MIL (@ CHC) - We tried to avoid Ashby last week when he was scheduled to face the Cardinals but things still went poorly when his schedule switched to face the Reds, allowing 4 ER over 4.2 IP. I'll say it again; it seems clear that Ashby hasn't been the same pitcher since dealing with forearm irritation in June. In April/May, Ashby had a 2.70 ERA over 40 IP, with a 0.7 HR/9. Since then, he has a 5.76 ERA over 45.1 IP, with a gaudy 1.6 HR/9. But luckily for him, the Cubs are mostly terrible vs LHP, with bottom-six rates against them since June in wOBA, xwOBA, and K%.

James Kaprielian, OAK (@ TEX, vs SEA) - The results have been better for Kaprielian and a matchup with Texas isn't too shabby. But the stuff isn't special and just remains too hittable to trust.

Zack Greinke, KC (@ MIN, @ TB) - Greinke shouldn't be started against Minnesota, who are a top-five offense vs RHP, but Tampa Bay could be tried, in a pinch, as the Rays continue to be worse vs RHP than you might expect. Counterpoint: Greinke pitches for the Royals and pumps 88-poo fastballs.

Justin Dunn, CIN (@ PIT) - Justin Dunn is not a great pitcher but, as covered ad nauseam, Pittsburgh is not very good at baseball...Especially hitting baseballs...And especially against right-handers. Plus, they love whiffing against righty curveballs, which Dunn uses ~25% and had a 25% SwStr% in his season debut against the Mets.

Madison Bumgarner, ARI (@ SF, vs STL) - Mr. FIP-Magic is running out of steam, posting a 5.58 ERA (4.23 FIP) over his past five starts, including getting lit up for 5 ER in 6 IP vs the Pirates in his last time out. Against two teams that are actually good, things might get ugly.

Keegan Thompson, CHC (vs MIL) - Thompson continues to be excellent (3.06 ERA over the last three weeks) but a matchup with Milwaukee could be tough sledding. The Brewers are 4th in wOBA vs RHP, 7th in xwOBA, and with the 5th-highest BB%.

Touki Touissant, LAA (vs SEA) - Toussaint has looked fairly brilliant in a three-start renaissance for the Angels, posting a 2.70 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and 30% K% over 13.1 IP. And while a 6.1 BB/9 is untenable, five of his nine walks came in his second start against Oakland. If he keeps the walks in check against a much better offense, Toussaint should again grab 5-6 strikeouts but with an unlikely chance of getting a Win bonus (because Oakland), he'll have to ride a really thin line to be worth chancing in points.

Tyler Beede, PIT (vs CIN) - Beede has a solid matchup against the Tigers but probably won't go much more than 4 IP, and is extremely unlikely to pick up a Win bonus while being backed by the Pirates.

Kutter Crawford, BOS (@ BAL) - Crawford has good stuff but also just got blasted by the Royals, allowing 5 ER over 5 IP and striking out four. And his pitch mix doesn't line up great with Orioles, who have top-5 numbers vs right-handed curveballs, and top-10 numbers vs cutters.

Graham Ashcraft, CIN (@ PIT) - Matchups with the Pirates are almost always a go but this one feels shaky. Ashcraft has a 1.74 ERA over his last three stars but that's backed by a 3.94 FIP and leads with a cutter and slider that both have sub-7% SwStr%.

 

Relief Pitchers Waiver Wire

Unless you're in a very deep league and/or have a lot of dedicated RP-only slots, most of the relievers you're going to want are the ones who are closers, have a chance to close, or are elite setup guys. I do mean elite because most scoring structures are weighted in a way that relievers almost necessarily have to get saves to be valuable. Although, long relievers whose usage you can reliably predict, can be useful in leagues with daily moves. But for a majority of leagues, sticking to closers is the way to go.

With that in mind, here are the best relievers on the wire for Week 19, ordered by Yahoo roster%:

Closers (and co-Closers) on the Wire

Tanner Scott, MIA

Kyle Finnegan, WSH

Rowan Wick, CHC

Wil Crowe, PIT

Jonathan Hernandez, TEX

John Schreiber, BOS

Alexis Diaz/Hunter Strickland, CIN

Committees on the Wire

Ian Kennedy/Joe Mantiply, Arizona

Ryan Tepera/Jose Quidjada/Jimmy Herget, LAA

Dany Jimenez/A.J. Puk/Zach Jackson, OAK

Jason Adam/Colin Poche/Brooks Raley/Pete Fairbanks, TB

 

Random Save Chances O' the Week

All of the players who got a Save opportunity in Week 18 but aren't regular closers.

Tyler Matzek, ATL- Save on Tuesday

Raisel Iglesias, ATL - Blew a Save on Tuesday, got a Save on Saturday

Bryan Baker, BAL - Blew a Save on Tuesday

Matt Barnes, BOS - Blew a Save on Tuesday

Mark Leiter, CHC - Blew a Save on Tuesday

Bryan Shaw, CLE - Save on Thursday

Enyel De Los Santos, CLE - Blew a Save on Thursday

Carlos Estevez, COL - Save on Friday

Hector Neris, HOU - Save on Friday

Jesse Chavez, LAA - Blew a Save on Wednesday

Jaime Barria, LAA - Blew a Save on Wednesday

Matt Bush, MIL - Save on Tuesday, Save on Saturday

Scott Effross, NYY - Save on Saturday

Eric Stout, PIT - Save on Wednesday

Chase De Jong, PIT - Blew a save on Thursday

Nabil Crismatt, SD - Blew a Save on Wednesday

Brock Burke, TEX - Blew a Save on Wednesday

Yimi Garcia, TOR - Blew a Save on Tuesday

Steve Cishek, WSH - Blew a Save on Wednesday

Carl Edwards Jr., WSH - Save on Tuesday, Save on Saturday



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We made it to the end. Week 25 is the final 10 days of the season. I am pleased to bring you this chart one more time, and I appreciate all the readership and the feedback (good and bad). I have given a score to 4,860 probable starters this year (with some help from automation).... Read More


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MLB Closers and Saves: Fantasy Baseball Depth Charts

Saves are an important component for many fantasy baseball leagues. Closers are one of the most volatile positions in fantasy baseball, and one of the highest turnover positions in MLB. Each year, closers drop like flies and many MLB teams make in-season changes due to injuries or poor performance. In addition to closers and saves, relief... Read More


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Welcome to Week 5 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


Rachaad White - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, Draft Sleepers

Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups and Free Agent Adds - All Positions

It was just a matter of time before the injuries to big-name players hit, especially at the running back position. Those who spent a top pick on Jonathan Taylor seem to have dodged a bullet while those invested in Javonte Williams must now move ahead without him. Let's see what the best options are. Below,... Read More


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FAAB Waiver Wire Bidding - Fantasy Football Pickups to Target for Week 5

Rev up those wallets because Week 4 supplied loads of mayhem for us to react to. I hesitate to say we suddenly have any slam-dunk waiver adds even after a slow FAAB start to the year, but the injuries are piling up. Let's be honest with our team's needs and allocate resources appropriately with roughly... Read More


Kirk Cousins - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

NFL Survivor Pool Picks (Week 5) - Targets and Avoids

New England was a first down away in overtime from lining up to kick a field goal that would have decimated survivor pools. Most pools saw Green Bay get picked by about half of entrants remaining. Had they lost, more than 90-95 percent of preexisting entrants from Week 1 would have been gone. That would... Read More


Nyheim Hines - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Waiver Wire Express - Week 5 Lightning Round Including Tyler Allgeier, George Pickens, Brian Robinson, Kenny Pickett, Taysom Hill

October is here and I hope you all didn't have scary fantasy football weekends. Unfortunately, Week 4 saw key injuries hit superstars in Jonathan Taylor, and Javonte Williams, with others such as Tua Tagovailoa, Daniel Jones, Treylon Burks, Isaiah McKenzie, and Jahan Dotson exiting early as well. We'll see how those situations shake out through... Read More


Isiah Pacheco - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Rookies

Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 5: Top Free Agent Adds Include Mike Boone, Nyheim Hines, Tyler Allgeier, Brian Robinson

As you now read this week’s recommendations from the waiver wire, the planning process for your Week 5 roster construction has already begun. The matchups of Week 4 included a whopping nine different 100-yard performances from running backs, while the injuries that have been sustained by Jonathan Taylor, Javonte Williams, and Alvin Kamara have become... Read More


Josh Reynolds - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 5: Top Free Agent Adds Include Romeo Doubs, George Pickens, Jahan Dotson, Corey Davis

Week 4 was a fun week in the NFL. We got to see Bailey Zappe almost lead the Patriots to a win over the Packers, which is cool for me, a long-time Zappe fan dating back to his time at Houston Baptist University. We also got to see some big wide receiver performances, including DK... Read More


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Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 5: Top Free Agent Adds Include Tyler Conklin, Mo Alie-Cox, Taysom Hill, Robert Tonyan

2022 has not exactly been the Year of the Tight End in fantasy football. Atlanta’s Kyle Pitts has no touchdowns and three games of 25 receiving yards or less. San Francisco’s George Kittle has all of 28 yards thanks to an early injury. Dallas’ Dalton Schultz has 80 yards on the season and has done... Read More


Zach Wilson - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Injury News

Top Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers for Week 5: Jared Goff, Ryan Tannehill, Zach Wilson, Kenny Pickett

Week 4 is coming to a close and teams are continuing their struggles on offense. Just 10 teams scored over 25 points in Week 4. A lot of that comes from another underwhelming passing week as teams struggle to navigate a higher volume of two-deep coverages. Just four quarterbacks (Jared Goff, Matt Ryan, Justin Herbert,... Read More


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Week 5 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2022 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 4 was rough for us, landing on just four of the top 10 defenses. It's only one week, so we don't want to overreact, but we do want to examine the process a bit. I've always been a proponent of not elevating a bad defense too high just because of a good matchup. A... Read More


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Week 5 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2022 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

A month of the NFL season is in the books, but the streamer game at the kicker position in fantasy football will continue all season. Even though we have four games of data for each team, kicker projections are very elastic week-to-week and it's too early to draw definitive conclusions. That said, four weeks of... Read More


Caleb Huntley - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Deeper-League Waiver Wire Adds for Week 5: Zach Wilson, Caleb Huntley, Chuba Hubbard, Skyy Moore, Mack Hollins, Mo Alie-Cox

We're almost a quarter way through the NFL season, but it's never time to stop searching for deep league stashes for short or long-term upside. These fantasy football waiver wire pickup suggestions are geared toward leagues with deep benches or 14-plus teams, so obvious pickups like Mike Boone and Tyler Allgeier won't be featured. Instead,... Read More


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IDP Leagues Waiver Wire - Fantasy Football Pickups (Week 5): Rookie CBs Making A Splash

Through one-quarter of the football season, rookie cornerbacks have been performing exceptionally well. Sauce Gardner, for one, shut down Ja'Marr Chase in Week 3, keeping the ball away from him and visibly frustrating him. It’s not just the early-round draft picks who are doing well. There are many inspiring and unexpected stories behind the names... Read More


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Fantasy Basketball Risers, Rookies and Draft Sleepers (Southeast Division) - LaMelo Ball, Dejounte Murray, Paolo Banchero, Kristaps Porzingis, Bam Adebayo

The regular season is inching closer by the day, and most offseason moves have already been completed – barring a surprising Russell Westbrook trade, or the pending Jae Crowder deal when/if Phoenix finds a proper partner before tip-off day. Each team's depth chart is mostly complete, so it makes sense to start analyzing how it... Read More


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Fantasy Basketball Breakouts, Busts, And Locks - Boston Celtics 2022 Outlook

Welcome to a new series that we are debuting here at RotoBaller in order to start getting you ready for the 2022-2023 fantasy basketball season! If you play fantasy football, you'll probably recognize the format here as we had a series of preseason NFL articles that followed the same outline. The idea here is to... Read More


Daily NBA Injury Roundup for October 4th, 2022

RotoBaller has assembled a list of daily NBA injury updates to help you prepare both your seasonal and daily fantasy basketball (DFS) lineups, every day of the NBA season. Below is our updated list of injured NBA players for October 4th, 2022. Only players on teams that are scheduled to play today will appear below... Read More


The Time Is Now: Third-Year Fantasy Basketball Breakouts

Not every player can set the world on fire as a rookie. Or as a second-year player. Sometimes, young players take time to develop. A lot of star players take a leap in year three, but there are also players who aren't stars but become solid role players in that third season. Anthony Edwards is... 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


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


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NBA Draft Room 101: Keys to Building a Contending Fantasy Basketball Roster

Ask anybody that plays a fantasy sport what the best part of the season really is, and most of them will say it's the draft itself. Almost all of us know why too. Not unlike when you were a kid and got to be a captain for dodgeball on the playground, picking your own team... Read More


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Five Players With Fantasy Basketball Bust Potential

The NBA season is just around the corner. You're probably doing a bunch of fantasy basketball prep right now, so here's something to help you with that: a piece about potential busts. For the purposes of this piece, I'm basically talking about two kinds of busts. There are players who are being drafted too high... Read More


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Enough Already: Third-year Players To Give Up On In Fantasy Basketball

Not every player can set the world on fire as a rookie. Or as a second-year player. Sometimes, young players take time to develop. But other times, those struggles in years one and two can be signs that those players are on their way to washing out of the NBA. Below are five third-year NBA... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball Forgotten Players Worth Tracking (Part 1)

Whether it is because of injuries, because of a perceived lack of talent, or because of any other reason you can think of, some professional athletes find themselves on the outside looking in at some point in their careers. They get forgotten, they become part of their sport's past, and they have to make a... Read More


2022-23 Fantasy Basketball Forgotten Players Worth Tracking (Part 3)

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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