I'm having technology issues this morning, so I'm going to consider it a small victory if this even posts correctly. There are not a whole lot of articles anyway since yesterday was Memorial Day. Here are your fantasy baseball links for today:
xWHIP and eFIP | The Hardball Times
An explanation of xWHIP and eFIP and the leader boards for all starting pitchers through May 28.
Hafner, Lee, Webb and McCarthy: DL Options | FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball
Here is a look at a few player owned in under 50% of all leagues in ESPN on the DL soon and could make an impact, good and bad, on your fantasy team.
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Sell High: Matt Joyce | BaseballPress.com
If you are a Joyce believer, you may still end up with a guy hitting .290 with 25 home runs. But if that happens, it means he'll be hitting well under .275 for the rest of the year. The way you should be looking at this trade is that you're giving up a .275 hitter for one or two pieces that should be able to help your team.
Alex Avila: Is He For Real? | FanGraphs Fantasy Baseball
I think that he’s got 20 HR capabilities and can do it with a .270ish average. I’ve watched a number of his games, seen a few of those dingers go opposite field in Comerica Park, and think that with a few adjustments at the plate, can put together a fantastic rest of the season. I know what the ZiPS projections for the rest of the year are saying, but I’m not sold on that being gospel here.