Monthly Archives: January 2013

Draft Day Decision: Where Does Ben Zobrist Rank Among Shorstops?

The flexibility of Ben Zobrist has always been appealing to fantasy owners, though it has been more beneficial in season as opposed to preseason. While he routinely spends time all across the diamond, it often isn’t enough to bring eligibility at the … Continue reading

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Rotoprofessor Turns 5 Years Old Today + Rankings Professor Officially Relaunches!

Has it really been that long?!?!  It really doesn’t feel like it, but five years ago today I officially launched Rotoprofessor (just to show you how things have changed, the first article discussed who should be the #2 pick in the draft, … Continue reading

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2013 Rankings: Top 15 Relief Pitchers

Relief pitchers are an inconsistent group in general, but closers are even tougher to trust.  We had a nearly unprecedented turnover in 2012, making it that much tougher for fantasy owners to gauge their draft value.  Who should we trust?  … Continue reading

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Veteran “Sleeper”: Has Justin Morneau Returned To Fantasy Relevance?

This is going to be a new series of articles, as we breakdown some of the elder statesman around the league to try and determine if they hold fantasy appeal or are too big of a risk. While many fantasy … Continue reading

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Searching for Saves: Milwaukee Brewers: Can John Axford Do The Job In 2013?

One of the biggest issues facing the Brewers in 2012 was that when John Axford imploded, they were ill equipped to replace him (Francisco Rodriguez was just as bad). While Axford appears primed to open the season in the closers … Continue reading

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Draft Day Strategy: How Big Of An Impact Can Your Closer’s ERA Actually Make?

by Ken Balderston As fantasy owners begin to put together their rankings for another year, the debate of how valuable a closer can be on draft day commonly begins.  There are enormous risks, rewards and strategies that turn relievers into … Continue reading

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