December 6, 2013
And here's the full roster.
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A final summary of the madness!
A four-horse race.
Tell us how to improve... we're listening.
MVP, LVP, deadline needs and sustainability: all studied!
Wide open, given new meaning.
More details of the merger with RotoGraphs
An explanation from the source.
The first endgame recommendation comes in the form of a lifetime whiffer in a pitcher's park: or, "Say whaaa?"
How quickly can the Sox speed away from 2012?
We appointed a few of our friends to help us draft 27 players each. Here is part two of the analysis.
We appointed a few of our friends to help us draft 27 players each. Here is part one of the analysis.
Help, category by category
The stretch run! Onward and upward!
And then there were three...
Explaining Dom Brown's success, and minor league helpers.
Does your outfield need mending? Come on in!
Help with all the categories, or "What More Could I Ask For?"
Nate Schierholtz loves the trade deadline.
Saves and steals, baby. Saves and steals. And Paul Maholm.
Will Dodger blue turn Hanley Ramirez into a fantasy star once again?
Does his value go up or down in a Pirates uni?
100 words or less on a plethora of guys
Who do we like? Who do we hate?
It's the Yankees and everyone else.
Who performs well, historically, in the twilight days of summer and the early days of fall?
Waiver wire gems of the first half and a couple of names to consider.
The options this week are... (crickets)
Slim pickins in the Senior Circuit
The best things hide in the worst places, like the AstroDome or PETCO Park.
If they're available, scoop 'em up.
Catching up on the biggest story lines and surprises in the AL East
The rise of the youth!
The weekly six
Staying one step ahead: a couple of minor league standouts and a prospect worth reminding you about.
Six names in the Senior Circuit who can help.
Six names who may be able to help you in deeper leagues.
Pitcher heavy in the third week of the young season
The biggest story lines and surprises in the AL East thus far
Some NL-only possibilities and a worthy saves longshot.
Injuries plague the first few weeks of the season. What else is new?
Nick Fleder shares his seven rosters for ridiculing and critiquing
How much stock should you put in any one player in a given year?
Who's spring training meant more than nothing to Nick Fleder?
Join Nick Fleder and the rest of the fantasy crew for a Roto Chat at 8 PM EDT.
An original, if not atypical, look at the "Love" half of a "Love/Hate" list...
On every dark page there's a silver lining. Houston's is named J.D. Martinez.
Get your draft prep and keeper decisions sealed with a Roto Chat... 7 p.m. EDT
Jose Altuve is a very small man with a very big heart. And you can have him for a dollar.
Mike Aviles, your new Red Sox starting shortstop, is an endgame option.
Mike Minor isn't being drafted in every league. Nick Fleder is wondering why.
The expectations are where they always are: sky high. The starting pitching, though, is good as new.
Mat Gamel is the latest dollar flier discussed by Nick Fleder.
The newly christened Miami Marlins maybe on the brink of new—winning—era.
Nick Fleder gives you one $1 player to target at the end of your draft's each day this week, starting with this year's Michael Morse.
Back and better than ever: 8 p.m.
The THT Fantasy staffers discuss whether top-200 rankings and similar lists have any value to drafters like you.
The master list: 100-200.
The culmination of our staff rankings is a top 100 list... for what it's worth.
The final staff rankings by position are released...
The THT Fantasy staff unveils the numbers 35-70 of 2012 starters.
The THT Fantasy staff storms forward with its top 35 starting pitchers.
We're back with THT Fantasy's top 50 outfielders for the 2012 season.
We finish up the infield in our staff rankings with the 25 top third basemen.
Our staff rankings continue with our top 25 shortstops.
Our staff rankings continue with our top 25 second basemen.
Our staff rankings continue with our top 25 first basemen.
Our first staff consensus rankings, beginning with the backstops.
Might A.J. Burnett, forgotten fantasy star and probable Yankees castoff, salvage some fantasy value in Pittsburgh. Let us see...
Linear weights while revisiting last year's player rankings. Madness and speculation ensues.
Ups and downs and all arounds -
April's still a bit distant, but that doesn't mean ADP numbers can't be dissected.
Come talk fantasy baseball with Nick Fleder, Ben Pritchett & co. at 2:15 EST.
The gap shrinks, and other changes/discussion points.
Starting up a dynasty league? Have some keepers you want to gloat about? Want to argue about some rankings? Join the fun!
His regret: He gave the idea away.
Test out your new computer with a Roto chat.
Booms, busts, and bold predictions from Minnesota to Washington.
Starlin Castro, Zach Britton, C.J. Wilson—No. what will the future bring?
Join us to talk baseball on Sunday, December 10th at 7 PM eastern time!
Safety in first round picks, sleepers in 2012, and Zack Greinke and the power of observation in the final installment of "The Fantasy Alphabet."
Join us to talk baseball on Sunday, November 27th at 7 PM eastern time!
Today's installment discusses fantasy v. baseball world perception of value, victory, and splits.
Today's installment discusses relief pitcher volatility, shortstop rankings in 2012, and September breakouts.
Join Nick Fleder and others to discuss fantasy baseball and all other walks of life.
Part four of the fantasy alphabet discusses rookies to watch for in 2012, PETCO pitchers, Robbie Cano's free swinging ways, and some doubts about Martin Prado and Colby Rasmus.
Part three of the fantasy alphabet discusses Jacoby Ellsbury, Justin Verlander, and Eric Hosmer, among others...
Join Nick Fleder, Brad Johnson, and others to discuss fantasy baseball, life, etc.
Part two of the fantasy alphabet...tips, observations, and thoughts about fantasy baseball and the 2012 season, in particular.
A letter-by-letter preview of Fantasy Baseball 2012: Analysis, random stats, tips and ramblings
Our first of many Roto Chats at Hardball Times Fantasy
Even rookies with jobs sealed in spring training are largely ignored on draft day. You can take advantage of that.