X
Lost password?

Don't have an account?
Gain Access Now

X

Receive free daily analysis

NFL
NBA
NHL
NASCAR
CFB
MLB
MMA
PGA
ESPORTS
BETTING

Already have an account? Log In

X

Forgot Password


POPULAR FANTASY TOOLS

Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

The Cut List - Time to Let Go? Fantasy Baseball Week 16

Bobby Miller - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, MLB Prospects, Draft Sleepers

Welcome back to The Cut List for Week 16 of the 2024 fantasy baseball season -- July 8 through July 14. This is our weekly article looking at players whom fantasy managers might be considering cutting from their teams and struggling players who need a closer look. We'll look at players who are worthy of a drop, players who are worth monitoring for replacing, and someone on the hot seat who is worth holding on to... for now.

Those of you experienced Cut List readers will know I'm a strong advocate for not making knee-jerk reactions. A bad week or two shouldn't be a reason to push the panic button and dump someone. We're into the fourth full month of the season so cases for dropping players have strengthened. As the season continues to roll on, there will be other reasons to potentially drop underperforming players.

If there's ever someone you want me to take a look at, drop their name on Reddit, the RotoBaller Discord (which you can join by clicking here), or reach out to me on X (@Baseball_Jimbo), and maybe you'll see them included next week. All stats and rostered rates (taken from Yahoo!) reflect when this piece was written.

Be sure to check all of our fantasy baseball lineup tools and weekly lineup resources:

 

Worth Dropping and Replacing?

Thairo Estrada - 2B/SS, San Francisco Giants - 55% rostered

Like many, I was optimistic we'd see Estrada outperform his average draft position (ADP) this year and be a valuable middle infielder. Not for the first time, I appear to have been wrong. Estrada had back-to-back seasons with 14 homers and at least 20 steals while averaging 130 games. He seemed like a value pick in drafts (ADP of ~133). While he's shown a bit more power in 2024, nothing else has gone as expected.

Estrada currently finds himself on the IL with a wrist sprain. It's his fifth IL stint since the start of the 2022 season and his third with an injury to his left wrist/hand. When Estrada went on the IL last year with a wrist sprain, he missed just under two weeks. It doesn't seem like this will be a lengthy spell on the sidelines. However, Estrada has seemingly been dealing with multiple issues so it is difficult to expect him to be 100% healthy when returning.

When Estrada does return, he'll be looking to improve his numbers. In 77 games, Estrada has 9 homers, 39 RBI, 40 runs, and 1 stolen base with a .231/.264/.376 slash line. Other than the batting average and lack of steals, everything else is productive. Simple math would suggest that Estrada can hit 20 homers with ~80 RBI, and ~80 runs over a full season at that pace. The problem is, how many games will Estrada play and how productive can he be when he returns?

Estrada was only hitting .182/.222/.260 in June (20 games) before he landed on the IL. Although if he were playing through a lot as Bob Melvin said, that would explain his struggles. Estrada also found himself hitting in the bottom half of the lineup during the first half of the season. If that trend continues, it will cap his fantasy potential. There is no shortage of question marks lingering over Estrada when he does get back on the field.

Verdict: In deeper leagues where you have a spare IL spot, it's worth keeping Estrada. He should be back soon so that IL spot won't be clogged up and it's worth giving him a couple of weeks to see how healthy (and productive) he is. As the 46th-ranked middle infielder on Yahoo! (standard 5x5 roto scoring), it's difficult to make a case for Estrada to be rostered in anything but deeper leagues.

Ke'Bryan Hayes - 3B, Pittsburgh Pirates - 38% rostered

Ordinarily, players rostered as low as Hayes won't be included in The Cut List. However, given how often his name crops up as a potential drop, it seems like an ideal time to feature him. Hayes has already had his obligatory IL stint due to the ongoing back pains he has suffered from in recent years. And it's unlikely he'll be able to beat his career-high 136 games played (2022). That already caps Hayes' fantasy value.

When he has been on the field, Hayes hasn't been producing anything like many had hoped. There's no doubting his defensive capabilities. And that alone will help keep Hayes in the Pirates lineup more often than not. That's not a lineup that will help with his fantasy value though. The Pirates rank 22nd in runs scored (360). All-in-all, that's left Hayes with 3 home runs, 20 RBI, 24 runs, and 7 stolen bases (63 games).

His .225/.286/.296 slash line is a career-low and Hayes is not looking like he'll top last year's home runs (15), RBI (61), and runs (65) totals. That will explain why Hayes ranks 47th on Yahoo! among third basemen. It's difficult to make a case for Hayes having a long-awaited breakout given he's now 27 years old and has 443 MLB games under his belt.

Verdict: Hayes doesn't have anything going for him from a fantasy perspective. He's a below-average hitter on a below-average team. He's also found himself hitting in the bottom half of the lineup. As long as Hayes is available to play, he will have plenty of volume. Even in deeper leagues, that volume doesn't amount to much fantasy production. There's no league in which I would be looking to hold on to Hayes if I rostered him.

 

Hold For Now

Brady Singer - SP, Kansas City Royals - 74% rostered

Singer's fantasy stock was at its lowest coming into 2024. After putting up a 5.52 ERA and career-low 18.9% K% in 2023, a rebound didn't seem likely. However, that's exactly what we've seen. In 17 starts, Singer has a 4-5 W-L record, 3.05 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, and 89 Ks (94.1 IP). With those numbers, it might come as a surprise to see Singer featured on The Cut List. And seeing him available in around a quarter of leagues.

That's down to Singer's below-par June. After an outstanding first two months of the season, Singer struggled last month. A breakdown of his monthly numbers highlights how good he was to start the season, and how things turned south in June. All we've seen is some regression after outperforming his underlying numbers during the first two months.

Month IP ERA WHIP K% BB% xFIP SIERA wOBA
April 34.1 2.62 1.02 24.5% 9.4% 3.54 3.71 .275
May 27.1 2.63 1.24 25.6% 5.1% 3.17 3.27 .315
June 27.2 4.23 1.30 17.5% 5.8% 4.03 4.18 .337

A big part of Singer's success this year has been down to reducing his sinker usage. In 2023, it was Singer's most-thrown pitch (51.0%). However, it had a .406 wOBA against it. This year, the sinker has been better with a .345 wOBA against it. And he's throwing it 38.7% of the time. It's been replaced by his four-seam fastball which he's thrown 13.1% of the time (having thrown a total of five four-seam fastballs last year).

The four-seamer has similar results to his sinker, with a .344 wOBA against it. Still better than last year's sinker. In April and May, Singer's sinker had better numbers than expected stats against it. That was not the case in June. The regression we saw in June was expected and we'll likely see a bit more over the remainder of the season. But as long as he limits the sinker usage, Singer should still be able to provide fantasy value.

Alex Verdugo - OF, New York Yankees - 62% rostered

The Yankees were arguably the hottest team in baseball up until early June. It should come as no surprise that their dip in form has coincided with many of their players performing worse than they did in the early goings. Verdugo is no exception. After hitting .256/.319/.429 with a 112 wRC+ across the first two months of the season, Verdugo hit .219/.265/.324 with a 68 wRC+ in June.

Verdugo is the Yankees' predominant cleanup hitter against right-handed pitching (RHP). That means hitting behind Juan Soto and Aaron Judge. You won't find a better spot in a lineup than that. It's helped Verdugo put up solid numbers to this point, with 10 homers, 45 RBI, 42 runs, and 1 stolen base along with a .246/.302/.401 slash line. It also means he will come to the plate with the bases empty more than most cleanup hitters would like.

The Yankees' struggles have largely come down to their pitching getting lit up. Offensively, they've still been better than the league average since June 1. Verdugo has never been an elite option and ranks 46th on Yahoo! at the position. That makes him a borderline option in leagues rostering more than three outfielders. His role offers plenty of chances to accumulate counting stats. As long as we see no further regression, Verdugo is worth holding in most formats.

 

On the Hot Seat

Bobby Miller - SP, Los Angeles Dodgers - 88% rostered

At this stage of the season, it's safe to say that fantasy managers won't get value on this draft pick. Miller had an ADP of ~76 and made just three starts before a shoulder injury sent him to the IL. Miller has made three more starts since returning from the IL, but the results haven't improved. Miller has a 1-1 W-L record, 6.12 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, and 25 Ks (25.0 IP).

The reality is that there's not a whole lot of point in analyzing Miller's numbers. He does have a 4.29 xFIP and 4.66 SIERA. So he has been a bit unlucky, but still not impressive. Six starts split by a two-month absence makes it very difficult to know exactly what we should expect from Miller over the remainder of 2024. That isn't to say we shouldn't be concerned by Miller's performances. Just take them in the context that it is a small sample.

As we can see from the above chart, Miller's fastball velocity has diminished since his shoulder injury. It averaged 96.5 mph in his last start on Tuesday. It averaged 98.8 mph in his season debut when Miller struck out 11 in six shutout innings. Given his fastball averaged 99.0 mph last year, a 2.5 mph drop-off is significant. It may just be a case of Miller needing to build up again after such a lengthy layoff.

The last three starts have also seen Miller walk nine batters while striking out only seven. He showed his ability on the mound last year and it's too soon to rule out a repeat during the second half of the season. However, there's enough to remain concerned about from Miller's outings so far.

I generally like giving players more time to "get right" after an injury. Especially someone as talented as Miller. Three starts after a two-month injury layoff isn't enough to make me consider dropping him. That being said, I wouldn't be too keen on starting Miller next week. At this stage, I'd bench him but not drop him. If Miller is still really struggling in late July, then it might be time to cut our losses and move on.

 

Reader Requests

As in previous years, we're keen to hear who you want us to analyze. If there is anyone who you want to include here on next week's Cut List, drop their names on the Reddit thread. Alternatively, you can reach out to me on X and we'll endeavor to cover as many requests as we can each week.

Julio Rodriguez - OF, Seattle Mariners - 99% rostered

Rodriguez has been a popular request for inclusion on The Cut List for many weeks. In reality, no one is dropping Rodriguez. But, it is prudent to look at why he's failed to live up to his first-round ADP. With 60 home runs and 62 stolen bases in 287 games coming into this season, it was easy to see why Rodriguez was taken so early in drafts. After 90 games this year, Rodriguez has 8 homers, 30 RBI, 40 runs, and 18 steals while hitting .247/.295/.335.

The first reason I'm not overly concerned by Rodriguez is that we saw similar stats last year. In the first half of 2023, Rodriguez hit .249/.310/.411 with 13 homers and had a 103 wRC+ (87 games). In the second half of the season, Rodriguez hit .308/.363/.578 with 19 homers and had a 156 wRC+ in 68 games. The second reason is that Rodriguez's expected numbers are quite a bit better than his actual numbers.

Rodriguez's quality of contact has dropped compared to last year. But it's still excellent. He is striking out more. But he struck out a lot last year. When comparing his expected slugging percentage with his actual slugging percentage, Rodriguez has the third-biggest differential out of the 255 qualified hitters. I'm bullish on Rodriguez having a similarly big second half of the season this year, as he did last year.

Matt Olson - 1B, Atlanta Braves - 99% rostered

In a similar vein to Rodriguez, Olson is regularly requested. Yet, he is not someone being dropped and is unlikely to be dropped. Again though, it is worth taking a look at Olson's numbers so we can at least ascertain what to expect moving forward. Last year's 54 homers were a career-high. By a lot. Olson hadn't reached 40 homers in a season before so banking on a repeat was unlikely to pan out.

Olson averaged 36 homers in the three previous full seasons. Expecting at least 30 home runs this season was certainly reasonable. That might be a stretch at this point. Olson has 12 homers, 41 RBI, 38 runs, and no stolen bases with a .239/.321/.419 slash line (87 games). He's not been helped by the Braves disappointing offense, which ranks 18th in runs scored (373).

Olson's .239 batting average isn't much of a surprise. He was a career .250 hitter before hitting .283 last year. And his .243 xBA suggests he hasn't been unlucky either. Olson ranks as the 26th first baseman on Yahoo! but ranks 120th among all hitters. It feels like Olson was slightly overvalued in drafts, especially if people expected a repeat of last year. That's not to say he was a bad pick as his consistency alone was worth rostering.

At this stage of the season, we just need to temper expectations. We're not going to see anything close to the 2023 version of Olson. He should still provide enough power to justify rostering over the remainder of 2024. There's no doubt he hasn't come close to providing value on his ADP (~15). But, Olson is still not someone you should be dropping. In any format.

Bo Bichette - SS, Toronto Blue Jays - 93% rostered

Bichette rounds off our trio of star players you have requested. And Bichette is the one I am truly concerned about. He's been dealing with a right forearm contusion in recent days. But he only sat out one game and it doesn't look like he's missing more. And it's not something we can point to as an explanation for his struggles. After 76 games, Bichette has 4 homers, 30 RBI, 28 runs, and 5 steals while hitting .224/.277/.323.

Bichette came into the season averaging 24 home runs, 89 RBI, 94 runs, and 12 stolen bases over the previous three seasons. He also had a career .299/.340/.487 slash line. There is no sugar-coating it. Bichette has been a complete bust. He did offer fantasy managers some hope in May when he hit .280/.321/.410. As we can see below, it didn't carry into June when Bichette hit .194/.260/.269.

There's not much hope being provided in Bichette's expected numbers. They are better, but still not great. His .264 xBA is in the 65th percentile, his .390 xSLG is in the 36th percentile, and his .310 xwOBA (.266 wOBA) is in the 37th percentile. The Blue Jays have been a disappointment too. They rank 26th in runs scored (354). That's down to the likes of Bichette struggling and without much help around him, it will cap the RBI and runs he can tally.

All-in-all, it's left Bichette as the 43rd-ranked shortstop and the 219th-ranked hitter (on Yahoo!). That wouldn't make him worthwhile rostering in 14-team leagues with 15 hitters rostered. Bichette in 2024 reminds me a lot of Cody Bellinger after his MVP season. The reality is that Bichette is droppable. However, we know what he's capable of.

Would you rather see him continue to stink on your team or get picked up and perform like he can on another team? What to do with Bichette depends on your tolerance of those two outcomes. Other than a good track record, there's been nothing offered to suggest he can turn things around. That's not to say Bichette won't. But at this point, it's more blind faith than anything else.



Download Our Free News & Alerts Mobile App

Like what you see? Download our updated fantasy baseball app for iPhone and Android with 24x7 player news, injury alerts, sleepers, prospects & more. All free!



More Fantasy Baseball Advice




POPULAR FANTASY TOOLS

Expert Advice
Articles & Tools
Import Your Leagues
Daily Stats & Leaders
All Pitcher Matchups
Compare Any Players
Player Comparisons
Rookies & Call-Ups
24x7 News and Alerts

REAL-TIME FANTASY NEWS

Javonte Williams36 mins ago

Competing For Roster Spot?
Ryan Helsley1 hour ago

Dealing With Hip Tightness
Yandy Díaz1 hour ago

Rays Place Yandy Diaz On Restricted List
Addison Barger2 hours ago

Back With Blue Jays
Bo Bichette2 hours ago

Blue Jays Place Bo Bichette On Injured List
Michael Wacha5 hours ago

Strikes Out Seven Across Seven Shutout Frames
Nick Pivetta7 hours ago

Picks Up Eight Strikeouts On Friday
Freddie Freeman7 hours ago

Hits Grand Slam Friday
Hunter Brown7 hours ago

Picks Up Eighth Win
Max Schuemann7 hours ago

Homers, Drives In Four On Friday
13 hours ago

Jacob Wilson Strains His Hamstring In Major-League Debut
Jeff McNeil13 hours ago

Heating Up, Swats Two Homers
Gerrit Cole13 hours ago

In Vintage Form For Third Win
Juan Soto13 hours ago

Puts Up Another Multi-Hit Effort
Anthony Santander13 hours ago

Stays Hot With Two Homers
Heston Kjerstad13 hours ago

Works Out Friday, Nearing Return
Cody Bellinger14 hours ago

Runs Friday, Will Ramp Up Soon
Robbie Ray15 hours ago

To Throw Five Innings In Rehab Start On Friday
Justin Verlander15 hours ago

To Throw A Bullpen On Saturday
Luis Rengifo15 hours ago

Does Baseball Activities On Friday
Mike Trout15 hours ago

Getting Close To A Rehab Assignment
MLB16 hours ago

Cardinals-Braves Postponed On Friday
Jonathon Brooks17 hours ago

Placed On Active/NFI List
Kenyan Drake17 hours ago

Announces His Retirement
Joe Mixon22 hours ago

Expects Heavy Workload In Houston
Juwan Johnson23 hours ago

Saints Put Juwan Johnson On PUP List
J.J. McCarthy23 hours ago

Signs Four-Year Rookie Deal
Ziaire Williams1 day ago

Heading To Brooklyn
Kris Dunn1 day ago

Moved To Clippers, Signs New Contract
Kevin Durant1 day ago

Expected To Return To Team USA Practice
Clint Capela1 day ago

Knicks "Checked In" On Clint Capela
Virna Jandiroba1 day ago

Looks To Extend Her Win Streak
Amanda Lemos1 day ago

Looks To Win Back-To-Back Fights
Brad Tavares1 day ago

Set For Co-Main Event
JunYong Park1 day ago

A Favorite At UFC Vegas 94
Kaynan Kruschewsky1 day ago

Searching For First UFC Win At UFC Vegas 94
Kurt Holobaugh1 day ago

Looks To Get Back In The Win Column
2 days ago

Russell Westbrook Traded To Utah, Likely Heading To Denver
Chris Olave2 days ago

Placed On Non-Football Injury List
New Orleans Saints2 days ago

Ryan Ramczyk Won't Play In 2024
Nick Chubb2 days ago

Likely To Be Placed On PUP List
Mike Williams2 days ago

Placed On PUP List
Bill Algeo2 days ago

Looks To Return To Win Column At UFC Vegas 94
MMA2 days ago

Doo Ho Choi Ends Layoff At UFC Vegas 94
Bruno Silva2 days ago

Looks To Extend Win Streak At UFC Vegas 94
Cody Durden2 days ago

A Slight Favorite At UFC Vegas 94
MMA2 days ago

Seung Woo Choi An Underdog At UFC Vegas 94
Steve Garcia2 days ago

Looks To Extend Knockout Streak At UFC Vegas 94
Miami Dolphins2 days ago

Bradley Chubb, Jalean Phillips Land On PUP List
Tristan Da Silva2 days ago

Stays Hot From Deep Versus Grizzlies
Scotty Pippen Jr.2 days ago

Totals 25 Points, Nine Assists Wednesday
Taylor Hendricks2 days ago

Notches 23 Points With Near-Perfect Shooting
David Roddy2 days ago

Pushes Suns Past Thunder
Keon Ellis2 days ago

Bounces Back With 29 Points Versus Knicks
Bronny James2 days ago

Helps Lakers To Victory With 12-Point Effort
Josh Richardson3 days ago

Hopes To Be Ready For Training Camp
Julius Randle3 days ago

Recovery "Going Incredibly Well"
Khris Middleton3 days ago

Has Surgery On Both Ankles This Offseason
Houston Texans3 days ago

Laremy Tunsil Fully Healthy After Arthroscopic Surgery
Xavier Worthy3 days ago

Won't Start Training Camp On PUP List
Deshaun Watson3 days ago

Hasn't Had Setbacks With His Shoulder
3 days ago

Usman Garuba Heading Back To Spain
Jarace Walker3 days ago

Stays Hot From Deep Tuesday
Marcus Sasser3 days ago

Enjoys Good Two-Way Outing
Jalen Wilson3 days ago

Leads Nets Past Knicks With 27-Point Effort
Karlo Matkovic3 days ago

Puts In Big Performance Versus Spurs
Alexandre Sarr3 days ago

Goes Scoreless On 15 Shots
Nicolai Hojgaard4 days ago

Continues Playing Well Before The Open Championship
Russell Henley4 days ago

Eyeing Strong Performance At The Open Championship
PGA4 days ago

Sungjae Im Playing Some Of His Best Golf In Lead-Up To The Open Championship
Dustin Johnson4 days ago

Lacking Major Championship Form In 2024
Jordan Spieth4 days ago

Struggling Ahead Of The Open Championship
Max Homa4 days ago

Slipping In Form Heading To Royal Troon
Charles Bassey4 days ago

Returning To The Spurs
Theo Johnson4 days ago

Giants Place Theo Johnson On PUP List
Daniel Jones4 days ago

Healthy, Won't Be Placed On PUP List
Ricky Pearsall4 days ago

Lands On Non-Football Injury List
Denver Broncos4 days ago

Quinn Meinerz Inks Four-Year Extension With Broncos
Dean Burmester4 days ago

May Be A Risk Worth Taking
Justin Rose4 days ago

Making His 22nd Career Open Championship Appearance
Robert MacIntyre4 days ago

Robert Macintyre Hoping To Take Momentum From Historic Win To Royal Troon
Christian Watson4 days ago

Health Imperative For Packers WR Corps
Sahith Theegala4 days ago

An Interesting But Risky Option At Royal Troon
Matt Fitzpatrick4 days ago

Looking For Consistent Ball-Striking At Open Championship
Davante Adams4 days ago

Expected To Stay With Raiders
Wyndham Clark4 days ago

Rolling Into Royal Troon After Intriguing Run Of Form
Caleb Williams4 days ago

Bears, Caleb Williams Agree On Rookie Deal
Keegan Bradley4 days ago

Looks To End Cut Streak At 2024 Open Championship
Brian Harman4 days ago

Looks To Defend The Claret Jug
Corey Conners4 days ago

Brings Strong Form To Royal Troon Debut
Cameron Young4 days ago

Readies For Third Open Championship
Tony Finau4 days ago

Returns To Royal Troon
Justin Thomas4 days ago

Returns To The Site Of His First Open
Brooks Koepka4 days ago

Debuts At Royal Troon
Bryson DeChambeau4 days ago

Bryson Dechambeau Looking To Finish Off Historic Major Run At Royal Troon
Ludvig Aberg4 days ago

Debuts At The Open Championship
Kyle Busch5 days ago

Hopes For Playoffs Take Another Hit At Pocono
Ross Chastain5 days ago

Struggles Continue At Pocono
NASCAR5 days ago

Martin Truex Jr Won Stage 1 at Pocono, but Foiled by Strategy Yet Again
Ryan Blaney5 days ago

Denny Hamlin Finished Second at Pocono but Matched Ryan Blaney in Performance
Ty Gibbs5 days ago

Had Speed at Pocono, but Hindered by Strategy, Speeding Penalty, and Sour Engine
Ryan Blaney5 days ago

Scores Penske's First Pocono Win Since 2011
Tracy Cortez5 days ago

Suffers Her First UFC Loss
Rose Namajunas5 days ago

Dominates Tracy Cortez
Tyler Reddick5 days ago

Incredible Consistency Continues At Pocono
Alex Bowman5 days ago

Captures Third Place At Pocono
Muslim Salikhov5 days ago

Edges Out Split Decision At UFC Denver
Santiago Ponzinibbio5 days ago

Loses Second Fight In A Row
Ange Loosa5 days ago

Drops Decision Matchup
Gabriel Bonfim5 days ago

Gets Decision Win At UFC Denver
Brad Keselowski5 days ago

Finishes Seventh At The Great American Getaway 400
Chris Buescher5 days ago

Earns Spot In DraftKings Winning Lineup At Pocono
Joey Logano5 days ago

Finishes Fifth At Pocono On Sunday
William Byron5 days ago

Still Ends Up In Top Five At Pocono
Abdul Razak Alhassan6 days ago

Gets a NC At UFC Denver
Cody Brundage6 days ago

Fight Ends Early Due To Illegal Shots
Christian Rodriguez6 days ago

Gets Submitted At UFC Denver

RANKINGS

QB
RB
WR
TE
K
DEF
RANKINGS
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
OF
SP
RP

MORE RECENT ARTICLES

 
Matthew Stafford - Fantasy Football Rankings, NFL Injury News, DFS Lineup Picks

Fantasy Football Players To Target And Avoid - NFC West

As fantasy football managers gear up for the 2024 season, many wonder which options from each team they should draft and which they should avoid. In this article, we look at the NFC West, examining which players are worth selecting and which ones to avoid in your fantasy drafts. From the explosive offenses of the... Read More


Caleb Williams - Fantasy Football Rankings, College FB, NFL Rookies, Draft Sleepers

Fantasy Football QBs Set To Fall Short Of Their ADP In 2024

Quarterbacks are the most important position in fantasy football. They usually score the most points for your fantasy team every week and could single-handedly help you win a fantasy football championship.  Some would say that grabbing one of the top quarterbacks like Josh Allen or Jalen Hurts is the correct strategy in fantasy, while others... Read More


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

Fun Ways To Determine Your Fantasy Football League's Draft Order

The most wonderful time of the year has arrived! No, not Christmas. It's fantasy football draft season! The time to hang out with loved ones as you draft the team that is going to decimate each and every other one in your league. The time to trash talk your opponents and make them feel worthless.... Read More


Video: Alpha Potential? Five High-Volume Wide Receivers for 2024 Fantasy Football

Football season is cranking up at RotoBaller! With best ball drafts already underway and NFL training camps opening, we're evaluating some of fantasy football's most notable players for the 2024 season. NFL Network contributor and RotoBaller analyst LaQuan Jones digs into some potential alpha wide receivers for 2024. These five WRs have high-volume target shares... Read More


Isiah Pacheco - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Running Backs

2024 Fantasy Football Breakout Candidate: Isiah Pacheco

If you’re a seasoned fantasy football veteran, then you know the importance of identifying breakout players. Fantasy managers have gotten better at identifying breakout players in recent years. As a result, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to find one at an affordable cost in drafts. Nevertheless, they’re still out there. Managers just need to look... Read More


Rashid Shaheed - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire Pickups

Dynasty Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers - July 2024 Market Report

A wise man once said, "If you want to play the game, you better learn to play it right." Nothing could be more valid than reading the fantasy football market, especially in dynasty leagues. Our team of RotoBaller Dynasty rankers, which includes Jorden Hill, Matt Terrelle, and myself, update our dynasty rankings monthly as the market... Read More


Chris Olave - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Fantasy Football Players to Target and Avoid in 2024 - NFC South

Mediocrity defined the NFC South in 2023. The division winner Tampa Bay Buccaneers recorded a 9-8 record, narrowly edging out 9-8 New Orleans and 7-10 Atlanta. But who cares about records? Teams can be awful and there's still value to be found in individual performers. Some of the biggest values in fantasy football last season... Read More


David Njoku - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, Waiver Wire

Fantasy Football ADP Values on Sleeper - Undervalued, Overvalued Draft Picks

While the Scott Fish Bowl is wrapping up, most 2024 fantasy football redraft leagues won’t draft until next month. However, now is the time to start preparing for your redraft leagues, whether they are home leagues with a bunch of friends or competitive leagues with a significant buy-in. Many factors go into winning a redraft... Read More


Travis Etienne Jr. - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Can You Trust Travis Etienne in 2024? Fantasy Football Outlook

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne missed the entire first year of his NFL career after suffering a Lisfranc injury in the 2021 preseason. However, ever since he began getting regular-season action in 2022, he has not looked back. In PPR formats, Etienne was the RB17 in 2022 and the RB3 last year. On the... Read More


Jordan Love - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Targets, NFL Injury News

Quarterback Targets and Sleepers for Best Ball Leagues - 2024 Fantasy Football Outlook

The Scott Fish Bowl is underway. While the rest of redraft leagues won’t draft until next month, July is the perfect time for fantasy players to join a best ball draft. However, they should know the difference between redraft and best ball fantasy leagues. Fantasy players need to manage their redraft leagues, making weekly transactions... Read More


Drake London - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Predicting All First-Time 1,000-Yard Receivers in 2024 - NFL Fantasy Football Outlook

The 1,000-yard mark has long been seen as a barometer of success for wide receivers. In truth, it has been watered down a bit with the league becoming more pass-heavy. However, it’s still a badge of honor, and 1,000-yard receivers certainly help any fantasy football roster. Each year, we have a new crop of receivers... Read More


Brandin Cooks - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

The Most Undervalued Fantasy Football Player from Every NFC Team (2024)

Fantasy football is all about value. Taking a player three rounds earlier than where he is going in drafts likely won't work out in the long run. Of course, there are exceptions to that rule, like if fantasy managers took Rachaad White a couple of rounds earlier last year.  Sometimes, reaching for players is also... Read More


Trey McBride - Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Wire Pickups, Draft Sleepers, Tight End

Predicting the Top-3 Fantasy Football Players At Each Position - 2024 Fantasy Football Outlook

When it comes to playing fantasy football, prognostication is extremely important. Yes, we as fantasy players are not correct as often as we'd like to think, but this is part of the game. As Hyman Roth once said in "The Godfather Part II," "This is the business we've chosen!" However, it's still an important exercise... Read More