Tag Archives: Clayton Kershaw

Fantasy Baseball: Fantasy Squads Mock Draft Review

On February 4, 2014 I participated in the FantasySquads.com fantasy baseball mock draft hosted on Fantrax. This was a 12-team mixed Roto league with standard 5×5 scoring categories.  The draft order was randomly selected just before the draft, so I was disappointed learning I had the 5th pick which meant I likely would not get […]

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Moneyball vs. Smittydogs – 5 F.J. 85 (June 28, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (C.Kershaw/A.Gonzalez/Z.Wheeler)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Moneyball vs. Smittydogs ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided June 28, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 85 (June 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is a 12-team NL-only keeper league utilizing […]

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Coach Dennis’s Diary: Fantasy Baseball – A Mirage

Coach Dennis’s Diary – A Mirage By: Dennis Esser (@coachesser) The perception of starting pitching depth on a fantasy baseball team is the same mirage that exists with respect to depth at running back in fantasy football leagues.  You are always one pitch or one carry away from being in a bind.  With pitchers, it could […]

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Fantasy Baseball: The State of Play (Week 7)

The State of Play – Week 7 By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) Week 6 Report Card: Edwin Encarnacion’s triple slash over the last seven days is .412/.476/.706. Production like that has brought his season numbers back to respectability and his slugging percentage to .500. It would be nice if he could manage to steal a couple […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – Bitching About Pitching

Starting pitchers have a certain value depending on what type of fantasy baseball league you play in.  In roto leagues, you clearly want pitchers who will get wins or quality starts along with a high strikeout rate, low ERA and low WHIP.  There are a handful of pitchers who are generally accepted as being considered […]

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Polcats vs. 4 Ponies – 5 F.J. 21 (April 17, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (S.Strasburg/S.Miller/N.Syndergaard)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Polcats vs. 4 Ponies ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided April 17, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 21 (April 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is a 12-team NL-only keeper league […]

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Fantasy Baseball: The State of Play (Week 1)

The State of Play – Week 1 By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) This is the debut edition of a new weekly fantasy baseball column  for Fantasy Judgment called “The State Of Play”. Each week, Kyle Brown will offer his thoughts on players who are making noise and players who are hiding under the radar. Should you try […]

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MLB 2013: Ten Bold Predictions

It is my journalistic obligation to preface this article by saying that no one at Fantasy Judgment, including the author of the following article, is in possession of Gray’s Sports Almanac or has ever been certified with psychic powers.  After spending the past several weeks analyzing and breaking down hundreds of players for fantasy baseball […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 1)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 1) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) When ranking starting pitchers for standard 5×5 leagues I only focus on strikeouts, WHIP, and ERA. Whether or not a pitcher has 10 wins or 15 wins largely comes down to chance. Obviously, a good pitcher on a good team will have more […]

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Passing Judgment: How to Improve Fantasy Baseball Roto Leagues

I will admit that I have been openly critical of rotisserie-style (“roto”) fantasy baseball leagues over the past few years.  Personally I believe that head-to-head points league better reflect a player’s true intrinsic value.  But, I recognize that most fantasy baseball leagues are roto – meaning there are a set number of offensive and pitching […]

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