On Saturday, November 5, I will be making a presentation about BABS at First Pitch Arizona. It will be a 45-minute look at what BABS is, why we need it, some 2016 successes and an early look at 2017. Here is an excerpt from the...Read More
I have a keeper list due this Friday, October 21 in advance of the November 4 XFL draft and am still on the fence for my last few picks.
This is a great exercise for all...Read More
Even with the massive in shift in the balance between power and speed this season, Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw still ended up atop the BABS rankings. Planetary alignment is a good thing. Those two are this era's no-brainers, but the rest of the 2016 final rankings reveals a...Read More
A few weeks ago, I was a guest of Patrick Davitt's on Baseball HQ Radio. He was looking over the late...Read More
The following article appears concurrently at BaseballHQ.com. This week celebrates the 20th anniversary of the site’s launch and I was asked to contribute some memories.
Once upon a time, there was no internet.
It was a period of great struggle for fantasy leaguers...Read More
I am the featured guest on this week’s BaseballHQ.com podcast, with Patrick Davitt. My segment starts at the 44:50 mark of the 2+ hour pod and it runs for almost an hour. But I give you nearly 7 hours of content because...Read More
Some people make their own luck and some have luck thrust upon them. We all resign ourselves to the fact that winning in this game requires a good amount of the “L” word, though there is some disagreement over how much. 25%? 33%? 50%? 75%?... Read More
I am pleased to announce that BABS is officially on track to be automated by next season. I have secured a programmer who is going to create a multi-year database of BABS data that you will be able to search and download, and create all sorts of reports.
In the...Read More
When fantasy baseball started, it was all about control. It was all about the prospect of making better decisions than Major League general managers. It was about being able to pull the on-field strings better than field managers. We were hell-bent on proving that we could assemble a winning ballclub...Read More
I run polls on this site because the results often fascinate me. There was no better an example this past week with my fake case study regarding a keeper league trade decision. I asked:
You own hot prospect Alex Bregman in a keeper league in which you still have 2016...Read More