Monthly Archives: November 2012

Players to Avoid: Why Ivan Nova Poses Too Big Of A Risk In 2013

After posting 16 wins in 2011 there were many owners who believed that big things were in store for Ivan Nova in 2012. However, it’s funny how wins have a habit of distorting the truth. If you looked at the numbers (like … Continue reading

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Rookie Review: Why Wilin Rosario’s Power Bring More Questions Than His Average

Fantasy owners have become accustomed to catching options who provide power and little else. Recent examples of J.P. Arencibia or Mike Napoli (though he did provide average in 2011) are often viewed as feasible targets, despite the threat of hitting .250 or … Continue reading

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Buy ‘Em or Deny ‘Em: Has Carlos Gonzalez Become A Fantasy Platoon Player?

We all know that, when healthy, Carlos Gonzalez is one of the elite players in te game. In 2,166 career at bats he has posted a .299 average to go along with a .371 OBP and .518 slugging percentage. Throw … Continue reading

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2013 Projection: Can Mark Teixeira Return To Elite Status? Not Likely…

Once one of the dominant first baseman in the league, Teixeira’s stock has taken a major hit in recent years. The real question is if his 2012 line was rock bottom, or if a renaissance could happen?  Let’s first take … Continue reading

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Top Five Hitter Groundball Rates: Can These Players Produce Enough Other Numbers To Be Viable?

Recently we looked at the hitters with the  Top 5 fly ball rates in 2012 to try to determine how it impacted their future value (click here for the article).  Today, let’s take a look at those hitters who continually … Continue reading

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Late Round Target: Why Juan Pierre Has Returned To Being A Viable Fantasy Target

Obviously, a player like Juan Pierre isnt going to be intriguing to all fantasy owners. He’s more or less a one trick pony, filling a specific need and little else. However, even at 35-years old (he will turn 36 during … Continue reading

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