Tag Archives: Justin Verlander

The Atoms vs. Brand X – 6 F.J. 436 (July 29, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (Y.Puig/N.Syndergaard/E.Longoria)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT The Atoms vs. Brand X ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE NEW JERSEY BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Decided July 29, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 436 (July 2014) Factual Background A head-to-head points-based fantasy baseball league called the New Jersey Baseball Association (hereinafter referred to as “NJBA” was established in […]

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In Pursuit of the Grail vs. 2015 is My Year – 6 F.J. 347 (July 13, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (J.Verlander/J.Lester/J.Weaver)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT In Pursuit of the Grail vs. 2015 is My Year ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE COLLEGE AMIGOS FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided July 13, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 347 (July 2014) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called the College Amigos Fantasy Baseball League (hereinafter referred […]

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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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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: 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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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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Fantasy Baseball Draft Analysis: Dynasty Sports Empire’s #Walkoff2

From the middle of December through the middle of January, I participated in a Draft-master style (not to be mistaken with Gengham Style) slow fantasy baseball draft hosted by Lawrence Marino, the owner of Dynasty Sports Empire.  It is a ten-team roto league where all rosters are frozen for the entire season.  Basically, the team […]

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Fantasy Baseball – 2012 Positional Awards

With the 2012 MLB regular season now in the rearview mirror, I wanted to take a look back and break down the best fantasy players for each position in both leagues.  Like most years, there are some players that matched or exceeded expectations heading into the draft.  But there were also some players that came […]

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OBFBL Fantasy Baseball Power Rankings – May 10, 2012

With five weeks in the books for the 2012 fantasy baseball season, I thought now would be a good time to do the first edition of the Power Rankings for the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”).  The OBFBL is an 18-team, non-keeper, mixed AL/NL, head to head points league that has been in existence […]

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