June 19, 2013
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About Derek AmbrosinoDerek Ambrosino spent a substantial part of his youth staring at the backs of baseball cards and began developing a statistically-oriented infatuation with baseball history at a young age. He’s previously worked for MLB Advanced Media. By day, he is a Communications professional within the field of global health.
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The liberation of ignoring pre-ranks, plus some discussion of auction nomination strategy
One man has two keepers on his roster named Ryan, and shenanigans ensue.
Preparing for the ripple effects of individual draft day decisions
Talent is talent, regardless of who sandwiches it
How many players do I rank ahead of Matt Kemp for next season?
Fantasy sports writing and its unique journalistic virtues
How might the new dimensions at Citi Field impact David Wright and other Mets players?
How do you evaluate the quality of your fantasy league?
What you should expect between now and April 2012
Reflecting on my experiences as a co-manager
Appreciating the commissioner and the THT readers
Using all the tools and loopholes at your disposal, for offense of defense
Available players likely to steal some bases on the way out
Thoughts on reuniting with past busts
Making your own luck
Curtis Granderson and the apotheosis of gallimaufry
What's an innocuous quirk in the early season can become a source of monumental discontent in the stretch run
You may or may not ever flick the switch, but it wouldn't matter unless you changed the bulb
Trade deadline advice for those chasing leads, as well as those protecting them.
... and other rational reminders at midseason
A pinch-hit writer takes a different approach to finding bargain-bin talent.
Is it advantageous to roster several players from the same team?
If you don't love your unbranded assets, who will?
Is a hybrid league the panacea to dead-beating?
Choosing the proper bench management strategy for your fantasy player profile
A single, common roster dilemma is often a microcosm of the your greater strategic questions
Persuasive arguments to augment a player's value that sound true, but are most likely false
Trading for closers before the MLB trade deadline can be tricky
To regulate or deregulate, fantasy baseball, Wall Street, and my existential crisis
Riffing on Liriano's no-hitter
Why do we consider a player a prince in one league and a pauper in another?
"Buy low, sell high" doesn't relate to perception as much as it does to distribution patterns.
The subtle opportunity costs of exercising a LIMA plan
A public service announcement: make use of your hidden roster spots
Greed is good. The benefits of drafting more than your "fair share" of closers.
Some teams' bullpens influence my opinions on their starters
Admit it, we're sinners! Refuting arguments against lumping fantasy sports for stakes with poker and sports gambling
A look at some players who are slated to expand on their current positional eligibility
An experiment leads to observations on performance and stakes
Call me crazy, but I think the inventor of rotisserie baseball should be in the Hall of Fame
Brief thoughts on players who appear overvalued, according to their average draft positions.
Beginning my 2011 research in earnest, I start by scanning ADPs and reacting to apparent bargains.
Food for thought about outlying performances and conventional wisdom
Many expert and high stakes leagues used the H2H format - why?