So, you have a set of dollar values in hand, like the dollar values from the Fantasy Baseball Guide 2014 (use the promocode rotoman2014 to get a dollar off). But you don’t play in a 12-team AL or NL only league. How do you translate those prices to your (more…)
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In The Fantasy Baseball Guide 2014 (at newsstands now! and online at thefantasysportsguide.com, use the coupon rotoman2014 to save) we publish Bid Values for what is roughly a set of players I anticipate will have only league draft day value.
Because we go to press before many free agents (more…)
Maybe the widespread discussion of VORP and WAR have straightened this one out, but once upon a time there was a lot of chatter about the (more…)
I thought it would be interesting to take a look at what we paid for each position last year, and what the guys we bought earned. This is back of the envelope stuff, in part because of the relatively small samples at each position, plus the vagaries of position elgibility.(more…)
A lot of the analysis in that two-part Most Misunderstood piece on the Hitting/Pitching budget split (No. 9 (more…)
If you would like to catch up with the first part of this discussion read this.
So, hitters and pitchers each earn half the fantasy value in (more…)
I was writing this story today, No. 9 of the Most Misunderstood Concepts, when I got a call to be on Jeff Erickson and Chris Liss’s SiriusXM radio show to talk (more…)
PLEASE NOTE: The original posting didn’t include Jose Fernandez in the Biggest Earners and Biggest Profits charts because of a join issue. He is included now.
How about if we compare the return from the Top Starters to the return from the Top Relievers. That is, the starters (more…)
So, we learned that the draft day hitters fell short of their draft day prices by 12 percent last year. How about the pitchers?
The pitchers that cost $20 or more, the blue chip starters and a few relievers, had an average price of $25 and ended up earning an (more…)