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by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Chris Iannetta – Catcher – Los Angeles Angels CBS Sports – 9%, ESPN – 2.2%, Yahoo – 4% While he has lost some playing time behind the plate, the Angels have seemingly given Iannetta more rope than others (i.e. C.J. Cron) and he has recently been rewarding them. Over his past 10 games Iannetta has gone 12-35 with 3 HR, 12 RBI and 6 R. Throw in three doubles and only five (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) You can argue that Mookie Betts has been a disappointment thus far in 2015, hitting .241 with 5 HR, 24 RBI, 20 R and 6 SB over his first 46 games (entering play yesterday). Of course “disappointment” is a relative term. If you projected those numbers out for 162 games you’d get (rounding up): 18 HR 21 SB 85 RBI 70 R Sure the average has been poor, but would anyone complain about those counting (read more...)

by Will Overton If you live on the East Coast of America you probably didn’t catch much baseball last night. Well if that was the case we have you covered here as we recap the big stories of the night. This includes young pitchers finding their footing on the mound, veteran bats finding their swing at the plate again and more. Here are the 10 most important stories of the night for fantasy owners: 1)      Adam LaRoche Is (read more...)

Are you following @Rotoprofessor on Twitter? If not you should be, as we Tweet out all the important bullpen notes every morning from the previous day’s games. Who is in jeopardy of losing their job? Who is worth the speculative add? Here are this morning tweets (Please note we won’t be posting these on the website every day, so make sure you follow @Rotoprofessor to ensure you don’t miss a thing): Duke gave up HR so (read more...)

Earlier
by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) While Neftali Feliz hitting the DL has helped expedite Shawn Tolleson’s assumption of the closers role, it’s easy to argue that the change was inevitable anyways. The bigger question is whether Tolleson will ever relinquish the job this season, even after Feliz returns to health. Thus far he’s been dominant, with a 2.82 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 12.09 K/9 and 1.61 BB/9. Obviously the number that jumps out at you is the (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) There had been rumblings that the Raiders were going to pursue DeMarco Murray this offseason. Whether they did and failed or it was pure speculation is irrelevant, because at the end of the day he’s not in Oakland. All the Raiders ended up adding this offseason was Trent Richardson and Roy Helu via free agency. You would’ve thought that the team would’ve added a running back in a deep draft class. (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) The first round of the NFL Draft is in the books and there certainly were a few surprises, whether it was two running backs being selected (let alone coming in the first 15 picks) or the Colts adding another wide receiver to the mix.  What is the fallout from a fantasy perspective?  Let’s take a look at the skill players who were selected and see how they look for the (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) This is our seventh stab at projecting the 2015 NFL Draft, but there’s a lot of time and likely going to be a lot of things between now and draft day.  That’s why we are going to be updating this every two weeks for now, with more frequent updates as the draft gets closer. With that in mind, let’s take a look: 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Jameis Winston – QB – (read more...)

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Last year’s rookie wide receiver class was historically good, and you could argue for three of them to already be ranked among the Top 12 in the league (though, at the end of the day, Mike Evans fell just short).  While that’s certainly going to skew some people’s opinions on how this year’s rookies will produce, let’s take a look at how the sophomores and all the rest rank at (read more...)

by Will Overton The NBA regular season and thus the fantasy season is officially over which is always a bittersweet day, more bitter than sweet if you missed out on the title. The good news if you are that guy, another season is going to be here in six months time and we’re already starting to look ahead to it. We are actually going to be keeping RotoProfessor Basketball going in the offseason. Next week I will (read more...)