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Pedro Severino (C, BAL) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

Anthony Santander (OF, BAL) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Orioles center fielder Anthony Santander has taken over a starting job and ran with it. In 43 games, Santander is slashing .304/.344/.509 with eight home runs, 30 RBI and one stolen base. His 5.9% walk rate and 18.2% strikeout rate are right... Read More

3 months ago

Renato Nunez (1B/3B, BAL) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 23% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  Nunez is up to 21 home runs on the season and doesn’t look to be slowing down. Over just his last 15 games, Nunez has 18 hits including five home runs (10 XBH) and 24 R + RBI. The Orioles have... Read More

3 months ago

Renato Nunez (1B/3B, BAL) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Orioles infielder Renato Nunez has cooled down considerably after his hot start to the season, but he still heads into the All-Star break with 19 home runs, 47 RBI and 42 runs scored - numbers that put him on pace to hit... Read More

4 months ago

Renato Nunez (1B/3B, BAL) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Longtime A's farmhand Renato Nunez saw his prospect star dim in recent years as he began to hear the dreaded "Quad-A" label. He's doing his best to turn that around this season in Baltimore however, mashing 14 home runs with 34 RBI... Read More

5 months ago

Keon Broxton (OF, BAL) - Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After limping to a .143 average out of the gate with the Mets, Keon Broxton was flipped to the Orioles. He's thrived in a small sample size in Baltimore, hitting .318/.348/.636 with a pair of home runs and a stolen base in... Read More

5 months ago


The Cut List (Week 5): Players To Consider Cutting Bait On

The calendar is turning to May and Week 5 is about to start. The hot starters are beginning to cool off, and the sleepers may have hit the snooze button. Injuries, changes in the lineup, etc. - so many things are coming into play. Here is a list of some guys with whom you shouldn't... Read More

3 years ago

Orioles Sign Pedro Alvarez

Pedro Alvarez signed with the Baltimore Orioles last Tuesday on a one-year, $5.25-million deal, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The fit is curious for the O’s, who will now have to move Mark Trumbo to right field in order to make room for the hefty lefty at DH. For fantasy owners, the fit is perfect. Despite... Read More

4 years ago

Steve Pearce (1B/2B/OF, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25 Percent of Leagues ANALYSIS: Pearce's breakout last season had some fantasy owners betting on a repeat performance this time around. I wasn't among them, and Pearce struggled enough in the first two months that he was played sparingly even before suffering an oblique injury. In... Read More

4 years ago

Kevin Gausman (BAL, SP) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: The young fireballer for the O's has started to put everything together of late. In his last 40 innings, he's only allowed 16 earned runs. Aside from the bomb he gave up to Miguel Sano on Sunday, he was lights out the... Read More

4 years ago

Matt Wieters (C, BAL) - Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Stash in All Leagues OWNED IN: 28% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: So it took All-Star Catcher Matt Wieters a little bit longer than expected to recover from Tommy John surgery. But now that he is back it is time to go all in for big second half production in 2015. Let us take the... Read More

4 years ago


Ubaldo Jimenez (SP, BAL) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Yes, that Ubaldo Jimenez. Once a Cy Young candidate and one of the most feared pitchers in the game, Jimenez has since turned that reputation into one of the most inconsistent pitchers in the game. He quickly fell off a cliff after his tremendous 2010 campaign but... Read More

5 years ago

Matt Wieters (C, BAL) - 2015 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper

BALLER MOVE: Draft in Later Rounds / Stash in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Matt Wieters had finally turned the corner to his bright career hitting a cool .308 with 5 HR and 18 RBI in 26 games during the 2014 season. Then he was shut down for the season opting for Tommy John surgery on his... Read More

5 years ago

Orioles Acquire Travis Snider

The Baltimore Orioles have had major setbacks in their outfield this off-season. They were not able to resign Nelson Cruz, who ended up signing with Seattle. They also said goodbye to long time Baltimore staple Nick Markakis, who signed with the Braves. In their first addition to their 2015 outfield, the O's today made a... Read More

5 years ago

Second Half Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitching Sleepers

Starting Pitcher Sleepers For The Second Half For this week's column, I am going to discuss three starting pitchers who are second half sleepers in fantasy baseball. These pitchers are ready for a stronger second half after some struggles to start the year. Not coincidentally, all three have a history of improving beyond the All-Star... Read More

5 years ago

AL East Preview & Rankings: Who Rises, Who Falls

The MLB offseason is winding down, which means it’s time to evaluate which teams made the right moves and which ones got caught sleeping. Although there are still some big names out there that could help some teams whose rosters are lacking (Matt Garza, Ervin Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez come to mind), let’s take a look at... Read More

6 years ago


Baltimore Orioles Hot Stove: MLB News & Fantasy Baseball Analysis

  Hello RotoBallers and welcome to the first installment of the RotoBaller Orioles blog, your home for Baltimore Orioles’ fantasy analysis. This entry addresses the Orioles’ offseason, and what it means for your 2014 fantasy season.   2014 Baltimore Orioles - Team Preview The Orioles’ philosophy seems to have a couple of components which are... Read More

6 years ago

5 Fantasy Baseball Prospects from 2013 Who Will Make an Immediate Impact in 2014

Hardcore MLB fans are always on the lookout for the next Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, or Stephen Strasburg. Whether it is for their own team's benefit late in the season during a fantasy baseball playoff push, or to get a glimpse of what the future may hold for a struggling franchise hoping to be on... Read More

6 years ago

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We're heading into Week 8 of the NFL season. By now, some of y'all are getting a good sense of where you're at fantasy-wise, if you're heading to the postseason or playing for fun or, in a dynasty league, building for the future. This look at wide receivers is for all of you. As we... Read More


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 8

Tragedy struck a few top quarterbacks this week, as both Patrick Mahomes and Matt Ryan left games with injuries. We already know Mahomes will miss 3-6 weeks, while more will be revealed about Ryan's status later today. Either way, owners of these quarterbacks will need a backup plan in place, and this week the waiver... Read More


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