Archive for July,2018

The BABS Forgotten

by Mark Simmons

Below are profiles of several players who BABS has been virtually ignoring but whose ratings may be on the rise when the next update is posted. Ownership % are based upon ESPN leagues at the time of writing.

Considering the vitriol posted on several message...

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The benefit of waiting on BABS under-performers

by Patrick Cloghessy 

Javier Baez, Andrew Benintendi and Eddie Rosario are top 10 fantasy bats.  Eugenio Suarez, Scooter Gennett and Jesus Aguilar make it inside the top 30. Blake Snell, Trevor Bauer and Blake Treinen are top 15 pitchers.

Should we have known? Could we have known?  We miss on...

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When BABS takes a back seat

by Chris Doyle

In-season roster management in fantasy baseball is full of challenges. Cutting bait too early can sometimes prove traumatic, but holding on too long could mean a missed opportunity to land a big fish on the waiver wire.

Where it gets especially tricky is on the trade front....

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BABS Sweet-Talks Trades: Part 1, Batters

by Greg Fishwick

The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is two weeks away. The All-Star break is a traditional time to assess your team, and—just like a real-life GM—decide whether you’re a buyer or a seller.

If you are in a mono league and think you’re not a buyer, think again....

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2018 BABS All Stars

by Patrick Cloghessy

Oh, the halfway point.  That sweet (arbitrary) line allowing us to refer back to this season’s 1st half or 2nd half. More importantly, it’s time to reveal the BABS All-Stars!  

This list will not address the Freddie...

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FAAB, Vickrey and the cost of automation

Anyone who has been reading me for more than a decade probably knows that I hate the FAAB process for in-season free agent acquisition. In fact, my first "Why I Hate FAAB" column ran in 2005.

In short, I can't come to terms with a blind bidding process that wastes...

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Making Winning Trades With BABS

by Dan Gottfried

For many, trading is a favorite part of playing fantasy baseball. If you are the type of owner who will trade almost any player at almost any time, BABS can be a big help. Using BABS, you can appear to give up more than you receive in...

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