Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy

Check out Christopher Rizzo's 2013 Draft Strategy Series.

NL Only Auction Results: Spend Big, Spend Often

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Ray details the results of his NL only keeper league auction results where he spent early and often. It was an auction that saw Billy Hamilton get some serious love from a few owners.

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Take Pitching Early

Actual fantasy draft using TaPE

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A Nonlinear Draft Strategy

A Fake Teams reader explores the expression of linearity bias in baseball statistical projections and attempts to uncover certain players whose potential impact on your fantasy team is not properly...

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AL LABR Salaries And Getting Over Yourself

Taking a look at where the value lies in the AL LABR auction results from a few weeks ago.

Unconventional? Here's the draft strategy for you

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In an -ony league? Don't want a vanilla draft strategy? Well here is your answer!

LABR NL only thoughts: CarGo most exp. at $36

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Ray offers some early thoughts on the LABR NL only auction draft.

2014 LABR NL Only Auction Draft Begins at 7pm

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The experts league auctions begin tonight at 7pm in Arizona with the LABR NL only auction. Check out the link to the draft and follow along live.

2014 LABR AL Only Auction Draft Results

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The experts league auctions begin tonight at 7pm in Arizona with the LABR AL only auction. Check out the link to the draft and follow along live.

Baseball Prospectus NL Only Auction Draft Results

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Ray goes over the team he drafted in the Baseball Prospectus NL only mock auction draft that took place more than a week ago.

Third Base Draft Strategy

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There's a glut of talent at third base this season. Grab one early. Take one late. There are plenty of options this year and should be one position you can rest a little easy about.

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Starting Pitcher Strategy: Five K/9 Decliners

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Ray discusses five starting pitchers who saw their strikeout rate, or K/9, decline in the second half of last season. What should you do in drafts in 2014?

Starting Pitcher Strategy: Five K/9 Surgers

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Ray discusses five starting pitchers who saw their strikeout rate, or K/9, surge in the second half of last season. Should you invest in 2014?

Early ADP Trends: Starting Pitchers

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Ray takes a look at the early NFBC ADP trends for starting pitchers and wonders if some of the younger starting pitchers are being drafted too early right now.

More data that offense is trending south

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As a follow up to his article on the Disappearing 30 home run hitter in baseball, Ray details the spiraling number of hitters who score 80 runs and drive in 80 runs. The drop is startling.

Cardinals starters to disappoint in 2014?

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Ray wonders whether some Cardinals starting pitchers may disappoint fantasy owners in 2014 after three seasons of long playoff series.

The Disappearing 30 Home run hitter

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Ray takes a look at the huge drop off in 30 home run hitters in baseball and what fantasy owners should do on draft day.

Power vs. Speed

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The look at the game's current crop of bombers and speedsters.

Fantasy Draft Strategy: Draft aces early in 2014?

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Ray takes a look at a draft day strategy of drafting aces early, based on early results of some NFBC drafts.

Fantasy Draft Strategy: Searching for the K

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Joe uses plate discipline statistics and correlation to try and find starting pitchers who could experience a bump (or a decline) in K/9 rate in 2014.

Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy: Deep Leagues

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Fake Teams writer Joe Pytleski provides his thoughts on deep league draft strategy as he takes a look at each position for 2014.

Deep League Drafting: Starting Pitcher

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Joe wraps up his series on identifying durable and above average players at each position around the diamond, looking at players to target and avoid in deep leagues for 2014.

Deep League Drafting: Outfield

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Joe looks in the outfield for some productive and durable players who could help you seal the deal this year in your fantasy drafts.

Draft Strategy: Streaming Starting Pitchers

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Ray discusses the draft strategy of focusing on offense on draft day and streaming starting pitchers during the season.

Deep League Drafting: Third Base

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My coverage shifts to the hot corner where we look at positional durability and offensive production for deep leaguers in 2014. How is the position trending in terms of available players who will...

Keeper League Trade: Manny Machado for Alex Cobb

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Ray details a trade he just made in an AL- only keeper league where he dealt future superstar Manny Machado for Ray starter Alex Cobb.

Deep League Drafting: Shortstop

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I continue analyzing each position around the diamond to find out who has been the most durable and the most productive fantasy producers in the league the past three years.

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