Category Archives: Player Comparison

Fantasy Throwdown: Danny Salazar vs. Noah Syndergaard: Which Young Starter Is A Better Dynasty Target?

The latest Fantasy Throwdown takes a little bit of a different twist, as we go dynasty!  Which pitcher would be a better investment for the long-term, the Indians’ Danny Salazar or the Mets’ Noah Syndergaard?  Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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Fantasy Throwdown: Elvis Andrus vs. Everth Cabrera: Which Stolen Base Threat Should You Target?

When you are looking for a shortstop, you could easily find yourself trying to decide between two “pure” speed options in Elvis Andrus and Everth Cabrera.  Who is actually the better draft day investment?  Let’s see what the Rotoprofessor writers … Continue reading

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Fantasy Throwdown: Manny Machado vs. Xander Bogaerts: Which Youngster Offers The Best Fantasy Upside?

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) Last season Manny Machado burst onto the scene after getting his first taste of the Majors in 2012, entrenching himself as one of the elite young players in the game.  While Xander Bogaerts didn’t … Continue reading

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Fantasy Throwdown: Shelby Miller vs. Julio Teheran: Which Young Starter Is A Better Bet For 2014?

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) The Cardinals’ Shelby Miller and the Braves’ Julio Teheran had surprisingly similar numbers in 2013: Miller – 3.06 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 8.78 K/9, 2.96 BB/9 Teheran – 3.20 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 8.24 K/9, 2.18 … Continue reading

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Fantasy Throwdown: Desmond Jennings vs. Starling Marte: Who Should Be The Preferred Option For 2014

This is going to be a new feature we do here on Rotoprofessor, where two writers will take opposing sides and make their case for which player is the best option.  To kick things off we will look at Desmond … Continue reading

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Fantasy Baseball Throwdown: Alex Cobb vs. Michael Wacha: Which Young Starter Should We Target?

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor) The Cardinals Michael Wacha was 2013s postseason darling, going 4-1 with a 2.64 ERA and 0.91 WHIP over five starts. There’s obviously talent there, but that type of performance in the spotlight tends to … Continue reading

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