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Dylan Moore (2B/SS/3B/OF, SEA) - Week 25 Waiver Wire Pickups

Abraham Toro (3B, HOU) - Week 24 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Astros lost shortstop Carlos Correa to yet another stint on the injured list. They recalled unheralded prospect Abraham Toro in his place. Toro is a third baseman, which has allowed Alex Bregman to shift over to shortstop to cover Correa. Toro hasn't... Read More

3 months ago

Asdrubal Cabrera (2B/3B/SS, WAS) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 23% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After not finding a trade partner for Asdrubal Cabrera at the end of July, Texas moved on from the soon-to-be free agent. Just three days after being released by the Rangers, the Nationals pounced and added him to their roster. This is... Read More

3 months ago

Abraham Toro (3B, HOU) - Week 22 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Astros lost shortstop Carlos Correa to yet another stint on the injured list. They have recalled unheralded prospect Abraham Toro in his place. Toro is a third baseman, which will allow Alex Bregman to shift over to shortstop to cover Correa.... Read More

4 months ago

Kyle Seager (3B, SEA) - Week 21 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager has a reputation as a slow starter. While he's consistently finished with around 20 home runs, around 75 RBI and around a .270 batting average, it usually takes him a few months to heat up. His 2018... Read More

4 months ago

Josh VanMeter (2B/3B/OF, CIN) - Week 20 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 27% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Not appearing on anyone's top prospect lists for the Reds heading into 2019, Cincinnati rookie Josh VanMeter has nevertheless impressed after being recalled for the second time on July 18. In his 62 plate appearances since, VanMeter is slashing .333/.419/.648 with four home runs, three... Read More

4 months ago


Ryan McMahon (1B, 2B, 3B, COL) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  The Rockies have been away from Coors Field, and Ryan McMahon has been raking. Over his last nine games, McMahon has accounted for 9 hits, 8 RBI’s, and three home runs. He’ll now get to go back to Coors Field for... Read More

4 months ago

Colin Moran (2B/3B, PIT) - Week 18 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Colin Moran's quietly solid season continues, as the Pirates infielder is slashing a tidy .288/.329/.458 with 10 home runs and 56 RBI. His July numbers have been electric, as the left-hander is hitting .348/.371/.455 with a .826 OPS and 12 RBI. However,... Read More

4 months ago

Yandy Diaz (1B/3B, TB) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 35% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  Diaz is becoming more and more popular and should find himself over 50% owned very soon. This Rays team has continued to hit and he’s slotted into the cleanup hole on a consistent basis. His wOBA is up over .362 since the... Read More

5 months ago

Maikel Franco (3B, PHI) -Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS:  Maikel Franco is and always has been a boom or bust bat. He’s going to hit a lot of home runs and strike out a ton. The great part about Franco this season is he’s striking out just 12% of the... Read More

5 months ago

Jeimer Candelario (3B, DET) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: It's been an admittedly tough season for Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario. Coming off a disappointing second half in 2018, Candelario got off to an ice cold start in 2019, which resulted in him facing two separate stints in Triple-A Toledo. He... Read More

5 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

5 months ago

J.P. Crawford (SS/3B, SEA) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Very quietly, on a team destined for another season in the cellar, Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford has been breaking out. His season slash line sits at .284/.352/.475 with four home runs and one stolen base in 141 at-bats. His 10.1% walk rate... Read More

5 months ago

Colin Moran (2B/3B, PIT) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The quietly excellent season from Pirates infielder Colin Moran continues. He was originally expected to be a bench bat for the Pirates coming into the season, but has won himself an everyday job hitting right in the heart of the order. The... Read More

6 months ago

Miguel Sano (1B/3B, MIN) - Week 12 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After missing the majority of the season on the injured list, Twins infielder Miguel Sano is back and doing what he does best - mashing the crap out of the ball, when he's not swinging and missing. His 10.8% walk rate and 36.1%... Read More

6 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

6 months ago


Pablo Sandoval (1B/3B, SF) - Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: In a true blast from the plast, San Francisco Giants corner infielder Pablo Sandoval is slashing a tidy .302/.330/.635(!) with seven home runs, 18 RBI and even one stolen base on the season. His ridiculous slash line is carried by an incredible... Read More

7 months ago

Jeimer Candelario (3B, DET) - Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Candelario, like all of Detroit's offense, is off to a slow start this season. However, as I'm writing this, he's 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI this afternoon. Candelario looks primed for an age-25 breakout, and you'll want to get him before... Read More

8 months ago

Trading Up: Offensive Category Targets

This article is the fourth in our series on trade and acquisition targets for the second half of the season. Part 1: Top-50 Players to Target Part 2: Mid-Tier and Bargain Targets on Offense Part 3: Mid-Tier and Bargain Pitchers Part 4: Offensive Category Targets Part 5: Pitching Category Targets Tweaking an offense to strengthen... Read More

1 year ago

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MLB Podcast on RotoBaller Radio: 2016 Fantasy Baseball Third Base (3B) Tiered Rankings

RotoBaller is very excited about the start of the second year of RotoBaller Radio. You can find our new shows as always on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, YouTube, and on iTunes under podcasts. Every Tuesday night at 9:00 PM EST, RotoBaller co-founder Real Talk Raph and co-host Anthony Aniano will be discussing the most recent and relevant MLB news and... Read More

4 years ago

Turning Two: Will Anyone Join The 50 HR Club in 2016?

Turning Two: Who Will Hit 50 HR? Welcome, Rotoballers! Having trouble surviving without fantasy sports? (No offense, basketball). We've got just the remedy to prepare you for the upcoming baseball season with our new segment, Turning Two. So what is Turning Two? Turning Two is a weekly segment where fellow Rotoballers JB Branson and Max Petrie... Read More

4 years ago


MLB Bust Players At 1B and 3B - What It Means for 2016

Welcome back, readers. Hopefully you've enjoyed the first three segments of this series as we look further into players that broke out in 2015 and others that received the "bust" label. This edition will focus on corner infielders that failed to deliver on their expectations. My selections will be influenced by their respective ADP (Average... Read More

4 years ago

Fantasy Baseball Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 15

Fantasy Baseball Deep League Waiver Wire Pickups This week we focus on the wildly inconsistent. These players have loads of potential, but cannot put it all together for one reason or another. Some of these players may be turning the corner and can be considered sleepers for the next month or even the second half,... 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

Third Base (3B) and First Base (1B) Waiver Pickups for Week 12

There is a healthy mix of new blood fantasy baseball sleepers, and veterans, headlining this week's list of waiver wire options at the hot corner. Perhaps more importantly, there are a few potential pickups that have a chance to help out in several offensive categories and not just one or two specific departments. Of course,... Read More

5 years ago

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Buy / Sell Hitters Week 10: Fantasy Baseball Trade Advice

Although he's way more of a predictable power hitter than some of the potential sleepers on list below, it was still awesome to watch Edwin Encarnacion have the best May we’ve seen since Mickey Mantle. With 17 home runs and 33 RBI in the past 30 days (not games), I’d say he’s hotter than the David Price... Read More

6 years ago


Week 10 Waiver Wire Pickups: First Base (1B) & Third Base (3B)

While this week's waiver wire pickups at the corner infield spots include some familiar faces that continue to produce and remain widely available, there are also two sleepers on the list that have yet to have play in a game in 2014. Fresh options are usually hard to come by at this point in the season... Read More

6 years ago

2014 Fantasy Baseball Impact Prospects: Third Base

Third base is going to be a hot position for fantasy baseball owners as preparation continues for the 2014 season. While many owners want to get a big name to fill the position on a daily basis, there are a few players who are worth taking a look at who could make a major impact... Read More

6 years ago

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