Our content is complete for the 2024 season. We’ll post final season statistics and BABS ratings in October. The BABS Draft Game Plan has a new look for the 2024 season. Our offerings have been restructured to target your needs better and deliver the content in a more concise, more accessible, and more useful manner for your fantasy roster construction. And for a potentially lower cost! The BABS [...]

The BABS Project


Ron Shandler's landmark study that created the Broad Assessment Balance Sheet (BABS) has been updated and expanded for 2022.

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Ron Shandler


is considered one of the pioneers in the baseball analysis and fantasy baseball industry.

Ron was the first to develop sabermetric applications for fantasy play. He is the founder of his eponymous Baseball Forecaster annual (1986-), (1996-), and First Pitch national conference series (1996-). He was also a columnist for (2019-), (2007, 2015-2018) and USA Today (2008-2014), and advisor for the StL Cardinals (2004). Ron owns 27 Top Three finishes in national experts leagues since 1994 and has won the FSTA Lifetime Achievement Award and is in the FSWA Hall of Fame.

Complete bio
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Where to find Ron now
Ron's new historical memoir, Fantasy Expert


DOUG GRUBER has been playing Rotisserie and CDM for nearly 30 years. He has won overall contests in baseball, golf and football.

CURT BROOKS has been playing fantasy baseball since 2004 and was an early BABS adopter. He has used BABS to win two titles in the past three years.


BABS Draft Game Plan 2024


The BABS database, spreadsheets and FISH List, plus four new reports that will take your draft day effort to a whole new level!


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2023 Final BABS Ratings

Ronald Acuna, Jr. $63 — what more can you say? There were big stats all around the leagues — 19 players had 20-20 seasons, for instance — but Acuna – just wow.

The final BABS database update is posted, and you can peruse the asset groups to see many interesting...

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2023 Mid-Season BABS Ratings

At the All-Star break, Ronald Acuna, Jr. ($58) is the Roto earnings most valuable player and on a historic pace. Far behind in his rearview  are Shohei Ohtani ($43) and Freddie Freeman ($39). On the pitching side, Nathan Eovaldi ($30), Zac Gallen ($29) and Felix Bautista ($28) are neck and...

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Early 2023 BABS Ratings

On a Rotisserie earnings basis, Ronald Acuna, Jr. ($49) is far and away the most valuable player in baseball, leading No. 2 Freddie Freeman by $14. On the pitching side, it’s a neck-and-neck race so far, with Joe Ryan ($31) edging out Shane McClanahan ($30). In BABS-land, Acuna does pace...

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