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Top 30 Impact Prospects for 2020 Redraft Leagues

10 Bold MLB Predictions: End of Season Review

Now that we’ve reached the end of another fantasy season, it’s time to look back on my bold predictions from March and see how they panned out.   The Bold Predictions Joey Votto is a top five first baseman. Success! Votto bounced back in a big way from an injury-marred 2014, riding a huge second... Read More

4 years ago

Buy Low and Sell High Hitters for Fantasy Baseball (Week 22)

In the past 15 days, three players on the Toronto Blue Jays have clobbered 10 home runs each, amassing 89 RBI in the process. Jose Bautista, Josh Donaldson and Edwin Encarnacion have powered the Jays offense to record-setting lengths in the month of August and there are no signs of stopping. For the most part, Bautista... Read More

4 years ago

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Buy Low and Sell High Hitters for Fantasy Baseball (Week 21)

It is now the 21-week anniversary of this column. Each week, I've considered writing about Arizona's breakout star, A.J. Pollock. The problem is, I never have any idea where to put him. For the first few weeks and months of the season, he seemed like a clear 'sell high' option. Yet, there was something about... Read More

4 years ago

Week 20 Buy and Sell Hitters for Fantasy Baseball

We're nearing the season's end and it is becoming easier to discern those bound for the playoffs and those destined to rebuild for years to come. In some leagues, there may be a trade deadline and it may have already passed. Well, that would be too bad. There's plenty of trends begging to be exploited at... Read More

4 years ago

Week 16 Buy and Sell Hitters for Fantasy Baseball

The shortened week after the All-Star break is always a breeding ground for exaggerated storylines. Although there have only been a few games played, everyone is speculating upon whom will have the better second half of the season. It's been proven time and again that the second half can be a whole new world. Some... Read More

4 years ago


Video: Top 10 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 6

  Every Sunday night, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and MLB /NBA writer and contributor Sam Nedimyer break down the top 10 waiver wire pickups for the upcoming week of the fantasy baseball season. Be sure to download our free waiver wire app in the iTunes store, read our daily updating waiver wire list and check out... Read More

4 years ago

Week 5 Buy and Sell Hitters for Fantasy Baseball

Welcome to Week 5. The MLB season is ripening and the time for messing around has come and gone. Your pitching staff has been decent, you've got some real speed on the base paths and plenty of guys who know how to get on base. But - for the love of God - can someone... Read More

4 years ago

Week 4 Buy and Sell Hitters for Fantasy Baseball

It's Week 4 of the 2015 MLB season and you need to make some moves. None of your pitchers can throw a strikeout, you've got three potential stars sitting on the 15-Day DL and you have way too many outfielders to wait for slumping hitters to turn it around. Seriously, where did all these outfielders... Read More

4 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Stock Watch: Hot Hitters to Trade For

This week’s edition of the RotoBaller Stock Watch takes a look at five hitters, whom some fantasy owners shied away from this offseason for a variety of reasons, but have so far impressed through the early part of the season. All five are owned in virtually every league, but with their stock on the rise,... Read More

4 years ago

Top 5 Hitter Streamers: Waiver Wire Targets For Week 24

It's hard to believe that baseball season is almost over. Between the start of the NFL season and the home stretch of the MLB season, I know that we've all got a lot on our plates right now, so I'll keep this introduction short and sweet. Just like always, I've presented five sleepers of varying... Read More

5 years ago


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Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 20: Sleeper Waiver Wire Targets

This might be my favorite time of the year. Baseball is gearing up into its playoff stretch, fantasy players are duking it out for the right to championship honors, and football teams are strapping on the pads and getting ready for the first few games of the preseason. It's a good time to be a... Read More

5 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Players Trending Up and Trending Down (Week 19)

The march to the fantasy baseball playoffs and league titles continues. Fortunately, I'll be providing you some handy insight into what players are getting hot at the right time and what players you need to ice. Depending on your team needs and what stats you need to focus on going forward, you may be able to find some sleepers... Read More

5 years ago

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Fantasy Baseball Buy / Sell: Hitters To Target In Week 18

Like last week, now is make it or break it time in fantasy baseball. Making drastic and questionable changes to your team is now necessary if you are far behind in the standings. Trading your big name for two or three solid contributors can make a huge impact. Also, continuing to hold on to your... Read More

5 years ago

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Fantasy Baseball Buy Low / Sell High: Hitters Week 17

We are now entering the post-All Star Game portion of the fantasy season.  My biggest takeaway from the game itself was how bad Yasiel Puig choked in not JUST the game, but the Home Run Derby, too.  Poor guy. We should all know by now whether our teams need true adjustment or if it'll be... Read More

5 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Hitters Trending Upwards / Downwards

The point of this article is to highlight fantasy baseball batters and pitchers who have been hot lately or players that have been colder than the Batman villain Mr. Freeze. The article will highlight the players most recent stats, with some advice about what should be done with the player for the rest of the season.... Read More

5 years ago


Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 14 Sleepers

Among the deep league options this week are four interesting starting pitchers. Some of these starting pitcher sleepers are vets putting together decent stretches, while others are potential front line starters establishing themselves. I hope that you are able to find something to your liking that can give you an edge on the competition.   Lucas Duda -... Read More

5 years ago

Buy / Sell Week 14: Fantasy Baseball Hitters To Target In Trades

Your Gooaaalll Is To Stay One Step Ahead I know it has been hard for most of us to sit and watch a baseball game with all of the heart stopping World Cup action happening.  The good news is that your league has most likely done the same.  Be alert during the next few days... Read More

5 years ago

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Sleeper Hitters Who Could See a Big Second Half

These Hitters Love To Lay Down The Wood This is the third in a series of articles in which we will evaluate potential fantasy baseball sleepers by looking at deeper statistics and advanced sabermetrics. Today we are going to try and project four hitters that should see increased production in batting average, and subsequently, in... Read More

5 years ago

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Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

This week's list of deep league waiver wire pickups and sleepers includes an interesting array of players that can potentially fill up a stat sheet. It is also a group that is flirting with prime real estate in some potent lineups. If you’re searching for an upgrade, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats, take a look... Read More

5 years ago

Third Base (3B) & First Base (1B) Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

There are a lot of newcomers on this week's list of potential pickups at the corner infield spots as several players seeing the first regular playing time of their careers are starting to produce consistent results. Granted, there are always more question marks about an unproven player, but there is also more upside. Perhaps more... Read More

5 years ago


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Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

This week's outfield waiver wire list focuses on the need for speed. Here are five outfield sleepers that steal bases and score runs. I believe these players are undervalued and worth picking up off the waiver wire, if they are still available in your league, including NL-Only and AL-Only formats. At the very least, these... Read More

5 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Buy and Sell for Week 13

I’m going to change things up a bit for you guys this week. I’ve decided it would be more beneficial for the readers if I wrote four buys and only two sells in my articles. I'll discuss additional players who are overdue for a hot-streak, and spend less time on guys whose value depends largely... Read More

5 years ago

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Fantasy Baseball Hitters to Buy and Sell for Week 12

In this week's buy / sell, we look at some sleeper hitters who can very likely be bought cheaply right now, as well as some overvalued  hitters you should consider trading away. But first, there will be a little gloating over last week's buy candidate, who went off in a historic way...   Hopefully You Listened To... Read More

5 years ago

Top 10 Minor League Hitting Prospects: Part 1

We're about a week into June now, a month famous in fantasy baseball circles as high time for big name MLB prospect call-ups. As any owner of George Springer this year or Yasiel Puig from last year will tell you, having a big name prospect who breaks out can give a much needed boost to... Read More

5 years ago

Top 4 Hitter Streamers For Week 3: Waiver Wire Targets

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

6 years ago


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Top 5 Hitter Streamers For Week 2: Waiver Wire Targets

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

6 years ago

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FAAB Bidding - Week 6 Waiver Wire Targets

Assisting our famous waiver wire pickups list, and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, this column focuses on suggested waiver wire bidding percentages for fantasy football owners in leagues using a Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB). As a caveat, these prices do not by any means indicate how much these free agent players will... Read More


We Must Overreact Immediately! Week 6 Outliers

In Week 6, several players exploded in fantasy lineups. There were a few receivers that were above the rest of the pack in Week 6, such as Stefon Diggs, Terry McLaurin, Chris Godwin and Tyreek Hill, but there shouldn't be any surprises there as those guys should have been in fantasy lineups. At the quarterback... Read More


Deeper League Free Agent Pickups for Week 7

The bye week difficulties continue this week with Carolina, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Tampa Bay all getting their rest in Week 7. It should be noted, however, that just because a player is currently in their bye week, doesn't mean you should avoid them on the waiver wire. In fact, this is often the easiest way... Read More


Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

All of a sudden, the Chargers look like one of the worst teams in football and the Jets look like a playoff contender. Maybe things won't shake out that way in the end but it goes to show how quickly things change in the "Not For Long" NFL. For that reason, we advise looking at... Read More


The Cut List - Players on the Chopping Block (Week 7)

This is your weekly list of players to drop. I will do my best to limit this list to injured players and players you might consider holding. If you roster pure handcuffs or backups, obviously you can let them go at any time. The players on this list will, ideally, be guys that aren't clearly... Read More


Week 7 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 7 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 7 of the NFL and fantasy football season. In case you missed it, this is our seventh year now writing this weekly column. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver... Read More


Week 7 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2019 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 6 is done, and we've seen some outstanding games thus far. We've also seen a lot of surprising teams through six weeks. The San Francisco 49ers, after picking in the top 10 for four straight years, are 5-0 with one of the most complete teams in football. As far as kickers go, we're seeing... Read More


Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 7

Some of you have been rewarded for your meticulous roster planning by receiving excellent production from your running backs. Unfortunately, many of you have been equally prepared when making roster decisions, but have been undermined by injuries, inconsistent usage, or underwhelming performances. If that applies to you, then those unwanted outcomes have forced you to... Read More


Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 7

We weren't really surprised by the top-scoring fantasy wide receivers from Week 6. Out of the top-20 receivers, only Jamison Crowder, Auden Tate and Jaron Brown were less than 50% owned. Jaron Brown (0% owned) was only targeted five times but he scored two touchdowns off of those five targets. Auden Tate (23% owned) hauled... Read More


Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers – Week 7

Another week, another four teams on bye in the NFL. Fantasy football players are going to have to make due this week without Carolina’s Greg Olsen, Tampa Bay’s O.J. Howard and Pittsburgh’s Vance McDonald, not to mention Seattle’s Will Dissly, who was injured this past Sunday. It could be a worse week for fantasy players... Read More


Quarterback Waiver Wire Pickups and Streamers - Week 7

It was another big week at the quarterback position, as five quarterbacks topped 30 points and 12 scored more than 20 heading into Sunday Night Football. Most of the big performers were players we expect, such as Matt Ryan and Deshaun Watson, but we also got some surprising starts from quarterbacks who are widely available.... Read More


Waiver Wire Express - Week 7 Lightning Round

The Jets are back! OK, maybe not back because they were never here but at least there's some actual hope and fantasy value to be had from a previously winless team. The tight end landscape has changed drastically again, as Hunter Henry returns right at 60% ownership, while breakout second-year Seahawk Will Dissly's season appears... Read More


Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups List

Back by popular demand in 2019... RotoBaller has brought back for the NFL season our Ultimate 2019 Fantasy Football Sleepers and Waiver Wire Pickups List.  Be sure to also try our other lineup tools below. Using your phone? Be sure to also download our free app which includes news, notifications, injury alerts & articles.   Rankings WizardWeekly... Read More


Fantasy Football News and Injuries - Running Updates

Below is a quick-hit list of running notes on relevant injuries and player news, including pre-game reports and live in-game updates. Stay tuned for updates all throughout the week and on Sunday morning game day:   Week 6 Amari Cooper (quad) has been ruled out for the game. Will Dissly went down with a non-contact achilles... Read More


Week 6 Fantasy Football Staff Rankings

Below you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football weekly rankings, tiers, player news and stats for the 2019 NFL season. Our Ranking Wizard displays our staff's rankings for various league formats, all in one easy place. Here's what you'll find: Weekly PPR Rankings Weekly Half-PPR Rankings Weekly Standard Rankings Dynasty League Rankings     Fantasy... Read More