Tag Archives: David Price

The Stars vs. The Evil Empire – 6 F.J. 169 (May 23, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (D.Price/J.Shields/C.Crawford)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT The Stars vs. The Evil Empire ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE PELHAM BAY KEEPER LEAGUE Decided May 23, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 169 (May 2014) Factual Background A head-to-head points-based fantasy baseball league called the Pelham Bay Keeper League (hereinafter referred to as “PBKL” was established […]

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Fantasy Baseball: FSWA Draft Review

On March 10, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Sports Writers Association fantasy baseball league draft as part of the R.J. White division.  It is a 12-team, 5×5 roto league hosted on ESPN.  The interesting thing about this league is that OBP and SLG replace home runs and batting average, and Quality Starts replace Wins.  […]

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Fantasy Baseball: TheFantasyFix.com Mock Draft Review

I recently participated in a fantasy baseball industry mock draft hosted by TheFantasyFix.com that was used for their terrific draft kit. This group I drafted with was a “who’s who” of the fantasy baseball world so I had to be on top of my game. It was a 15-team mixed Roto league with standard 5×5 […]

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Fantasy Baseball: AL-only Mock Draft Review

On January 20, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Alarm AL-only fantasy baseball mock draft for the Baseball Guys 2014 Draft Kit. I had the second overall pick in this 12-team league which made my decision extremely easy. I sat back and waited to see whether I would end up with Miguel Cabrera or Mike […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – 2013 First Half Underachievers

Think back just a few months ago about how much time you spent preparing for your fantasy baseball drafts.  Whether you relied on the Internet, magazines, podcasts or any other resource, you likely had some expectations coming into the season about various players based on what the experts said.  But as we learn every year, […]

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Yankees vs. Tips – 5 F.J. 98 (July 4, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (D.Price/S.Perez/I.Suzuki)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Yankees vs. Tips ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE AL2 FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided July 4, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 98 (July 4 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called AL2 (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “AL2” is a 12-team AL-only keeper league […]

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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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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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Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – KFFL Expert League (“BAD”)

Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in the KFFL Baseball Analysis Draft (“BAD”) with some of the top experts in the industry.  This 12-team, 5×5 roto league had a slow draft with two hour time limits per pick.  I had the sixth overall pick and went into the draft hoping to land […]

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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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