February 2015 – Prospect News & Notes

02/27/15 – Jose Peraza is the Braves second baseman of the future. But will that future begin on Opening Day or after more time in the Minors? MLB.com takes a closer look. 02/27/15 – Francisco Lindor and James Ramsey headline MLB.com’s list of Indians...

Saturday February 28, 2015 – Basketball Links

FantasyAlarm.com breaks down Week 19 in fantasy basketball with their top 100 players sorted by position and including the number of games played this week. TheFakeBasketball.com uses EFF/VI/USG/PFA to help you put together the best DFS lineup for Saturday....

Saturday February 28, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: TheFakeBaseball.com ranks the top 32 catchers for the upcoming fantasy season. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com ranks the top 25 second basemen for 2015 fantasy. FantasyAlarm.com names some starting...

Friday February 27, 2015 – Baseball Links

RotoExperts.com explains why Andrew Cashner may be overvalued by fantasy owners. NumberFire.com wonders if fantasy owners can trust Jose Altuve to repeat his successes in 2015. Who is the safest hitter to take in the first round? FanGraphs.com investigates....

Friday February 27, 2015 – Football Links

Are you ready, Jeremy Hill, Carlos Hyde, Brandin Cooks? Jamey Eisenberg says they are among a dozen who will take the next big step up in 2015. Top fantasy football wide receivers tend to be big and tall. But as XNSports.com notes, that wasn’t the case in 2014....

Friday February 27, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com discusses Terrence Jones‘ resurgence and considers the value of Avery Bradley and Aaron Brooks in the latest Roundball Stew. FantasyAlarm.com breaks down the best NBA DFS plays for Friday. Eric Bledsoe and Russell Westbrook put on a show, and...

Thursday February 26, 2015 – Basketball Links

RotoExperts.com notes that injuries are opening the door to more players, likely available on your league’s waiver wire. Razzball.com offers their unique take on everything that happened in the NBA in Wednesday including thoughts on the very efficient night of...

Thursday February 26, 2015 – Baseball Links

USAToday.com provides an early look at the closer depth chart for all 30 teams. Rotoworld.com examines all of the bullpens in the AL Central. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Is the shortstop position all about Troy Tulowitzki and whatever else is left? CBSSports.com...

Thursday February 26, 2015 – Football Links

Thirteen teams have new playcallers for the 2015 season. What will their impact be? CBSSports.com sizes them up and lays out what it means for their players. SoCalledFantasyExperts.com offers up 7 ways to improve your fantasy keeper league. Rotoworld.com highlights 21...

Wednesday February 25, 2015 – Baseball Links

FantasyAlarm.com takes a look at more of the position battles you should be tracking this Spring. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com examines some of the position battles in the AL West to keep an eye on this Spring. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: SportsIllustrated.com...

Wednesday February 25, 2015 – Football Links

FFToolbox.com takes a quick look at the fantasy effects of Reggie Bush getting cut by the Lions. 2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: Scout.com looks at the top 10 incoming rookie running backs. 2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: Rotoworld.com ranks the top 40 incoming...

Wednesday February 25, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com examines play types, using Synergy Sports data, to determine the most and least favorable matchups across the NBA. TheFakeBasketball.com names the players to buy and sell as we get ready for the stretch run. FantasyAlarm.com brings you the best NBA DFS...

Tuesday February 24, 2015 – Baseball Links

FantasyAlarm.com updates the most notable injuries from the 2014 season and gives their status for Spring Training 2015. With Jurickson Profar out, FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com likes the prospects of Rougned Odor. Drew Hutchison alternated dominating and moderate...

Tuesday February 24, 2015 – Football Links

NumberFire.com explains why Melvin Gordon will be the next great NFL running back. Scout.com looks at who is up and who is down after the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. TheFakeFootball.com profiles future rookie wide receiver Devin Funchess as we get closer to the NFL...

Tuesday February 24, 2015 – Basketball Links

FantasyAlarm.com breaks down the best NBA DFS plays for Tuesday night. Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry are banged up heading into March. What lies ahead?  Yahoo.com offers their thoughts. When the schedule’s uninspiring, lineup choices get tougher....

Monday February 23, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: BrunoBoys.net ranks the top 40 second basemen for 2015 fantasy. MiLB Prospect News: FantasyAlarm.com offers up a complete scouting report and 2015 fantasy outlook for Minnesota prospect Byron Buxton. FantasyBasebalLCrackerjacks.com...

Monday February 23, 2015 – Basketball Links

TheFakeBasketball.com looks back at Sunday’s games, ahead to Monday’s slate, and recommends some top DFS plays. ProjectRoto.com provides elite, mid-level, and value picks for every position to help you get ready for Monday DFS. James Johnson‘s Ju-Ju isn’t...

Monday February 23, 2015 – Football Links

TheFakeFootball.com puts top wide receiver prospect Amari Cooper under the microscope. DynastyLeagueFootball.com discusses their best ball dynasty strategy. DynastyFootballWarehouse.com does not believe C.J. Anderson is a lock as a keeper. With Julius Thomas likely...

Sunday February 22, 2015 – Baseball Links

FakeTeams.com offers up reasons to draft J.J. Hardy as well as reasons not to. 2015 MLB Prospect Rankings: MinorLeagueBall.com ranks the top 20 prospects in the Miami Marlins organization. FantasyAlarm.com takes a look at players joining fantasy draft pools from...

Sunday February 22, 2015 – Basketball Links

With Chris Bosh down and Anthony Davis out, CBSSports.com sorts out post trade-deadline fallout around the league for the final stretch. The Rotoworld.com crew sends their best to Chris Bosh as they recap an intense five-game fiasco. TheFakeBasketball.com uses...

Saturday February 21, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: ProjectRoto.com has released some overall and positional rankings for 2015. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: BrunoBoys.net ranks the top 35 first basemen for 2015. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com believes A.J. Burnett could be a sleeper...

Friday February 20, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: TheFakeBaseball.com ranks the top 75 outfielders for fantasy 2015. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com examines some of the Spring Training battles in the NL Central to watch. 2015 MLB Player Projections: Fantasy411.MLBlogs.com has released...

Friday February 20, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com breaks down the impact of Michael Carter-Williams moving to the Bucks along with more trade deadline fallout in this week’s Stew. XNSports.com shares their value plays at every position for Friday. A pair of experts from TheFakeBasketball.com...

Thursday February 19, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 MLB Prospect Rankings: BaseballAmerica.com has released their rankings of the top 100 prospects in baseball. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: SportsIllustrated.com previews first basemen for 2015, including ranking the top 40 for fantasy owners. Yahoo.com asks and...

Thursday February 19, 2015 – Basketball Links

RotoExperts.com offers their trade deadline reactions and insights. TheFakeBasketball.com looks back at a very busy trade deadline. Following along LIVE with Razzball.com as the trade deadline approaches. Trade deadline day is here! Rotoworld.com gets you ready with...

Thursday February 19, 2015 – Football Links

Rotoworld.com highlights 14 players from the NFC North who may be salary-cap casualties this offseason. Razzball.com looks at how the quarterback landscape (and fantasy rankings) has changed from 2014 to 2015. Rotoprofessor.com wonders if Stevie Johnson could return...

Wednesday February 18, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: ESPN.com ranks the top 250 overall players for dynasty/keeper leagues. Rotoworld.com puts the bullpens of the NL Central under the microscope this week, which includes the best reliever in baseball. Sleepers or breakouts? Semantics...

Wednesday February 18, 2015 – Football Links

2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: FFToday.com kicks off their positional rankings with quarterbacks and tight ends. DynastyFootballWarehouse.com looks for dynasty/keeper league value in the Cleveland backfield. Rotoworld.com examines how college rushing production can...

Tuesday February 17, 2015 – Football Links

RotoViz.com looks back at the performance of wide receivers in 2014 based on their ADP. 2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: USAToday.com ranks the top 50 overall players for 2015. With Marc Trestman heading to Baltimore, XNSports.com believes Joe Flacco offers fantasy...

Tuesday February 17, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: SportsIllustrated.com previews the starting pitchers for 2015, including ranking the top 50 for fantasy owners. Miguel Cabrera or Jose Abreu? Two Rotoworld.com writers take sides and debate. As FantasyAlarm.com notes, Xander Bogaerts is...

Monday February 16, 2015 – Baseball Links

DynastySportsEmpire.com previews the American League Champion Kansas City Royals. FantasyAlarm.com provides a complete scouting report and 2015 outlook for Arizona Diamondbacks third basemen Yasmany Tomas. Will Maikel Franco get hot enough this Spring to take over the...

Monday February 16, 2015 – Basketball Links

George Hill is one example of a player to target as Rotoworld.com breaks down second-half difference-makers you want on your roster. TheFantasyFix.com scours the waiver wire in search of players to add to your roster. Russell Westbrook was the NBA All-Star Game MVP,...

Monday February 16, 2015 – Football Links

DynastyFootballWarehouse.com identifies a few buy-low candidates to target in offseason trades. There were many disappointing seasons across the NFL for many different players. FFToolbox.com believes these guys have been handpicked though to either bounce back or...

Sunday February 15, 2015 – Football Links

There will be seven new head coaches and 13 new offensive coordinators in 2015. Rotoworld.com looks at which players project to benefit. DynastyFootballWarehouse.com looks at 10 players you should monitor at the NFL Draft Combine. NFL.com looks at some of the top...

Sunday February 15, 2015 – Baseball Links

Last season, several breakouts came out of nowhere to change fantasy owners’ fortunes. CBSSports.com identifies a dozen players who could do the same in 2015. FantasyAlarm.com continues to count down their top 20 fantasy rookies for the 2015 season with #11-20....

Sunday February 15, 2015 – Basketball Links

Time is running short as we hit the All-Star break, and CBSSports.com looks ahead with picks for breakouts, sleepers and bust candidates. XNSports.com looks back at the most important numbers from the first half of the NBA season. Zach LaVine steals the show, Stephen...

Saturday February 14, 2015 – Baseball Links

FakeTeams.com believes Justin Verlander could be in for a bounce back season in 2015. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com previews and projects statistics for the San Francisco Giants offense and pitching staff. SoCalledFantasyExperts.com uncovers some undervalued...

Friday February 13, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 MLB Prospect Rankings: MinorLeagueBall.com ranks the top 20 prospects in the Cincinnati Reds farm system. MiLB Prospect News: MLB.com looks at Chicago’s rookies who could contribute this year as the White Sox look to move from rebuilding to contending...

Friday February 13, 2015 – Football Links

NumberFire.com names 10 of the most underrated players from the 2014 fantasy season. 2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: FakePigskin.com ranks the top 75 linebackers for 2015 IDP leagues, prior to the NFL Draft. 2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: ESPN.com’s TMR...

Friday February 13, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com breaks down an uneven season for Kyle Lowry, and talks Derrick Rose, Chris Bosh and more in the latest edition of Roundball Stew. Razzball.com looks at all of the injury news heading into the All Star weekend. The Bulls rolled over the Cavs in...

Thursday February 12, 2015 – Baseball Links

NumberFire.com believes these four pitchers could enjoy breakout seasons in 2015. Another year, another push of support for Matt Adams from FantasyAlarm.com. Is confidence in the immense lefty warranted? What should fantasy owners expect from Garrett Richards in 2015?...

Thursday February 12, 2015 – Football Links

We were treated to great seasons from players entering a contract year in 2014. Will the players ready to cash in next season be as good? CBSSports.com investigates. Valentine’s Day is around the corner and there is plenty of love being sent in Devonta...

Thursday February 12, 2015 – Basketball Links

Moxyball.com believes Reggie Jackson is a must-own keeper league player. RotoBaller.com digs deep in search of some sleepers on the waiver wire that could help you down the stretch. Razzball.com provides their unique take on everything that happened in the NBA on...

Wednesday February 11, 2015 – Baseball Links

FantasyAlarm.com wonders how Paul Goldschmidt will return from the injury that ended his 2014 early. SportsIllustrated.com wonders if Jose Reyes is worth the risk at a weak position. Josh Collmenter doesn’t impress the radar gun or scouts, but what he does is...

Wednesday February 11, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com analyzes NBA players’ production by age groups and provides full top 300 rankings as we head toward the All-Star break. Don’t set that DFS lineup until you see who TheFakeBasketball.com recommends. RotoBaller.com names the best guards to snag...

Tuesday February 10, 2015 – Baseball Links

FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com looks at the top five second-year hitters for 2015. SportsIllustrated.com is not ready to say Adrian Beltre‘s production is going to fall off a cliff in 2015. Rotoprofessor.com looks at GB% and its effects on fantasy value....

Tuesday February 10, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com discusses the Clippers, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Lance Stephenson, Mitch McGary and the Mo Williams deal. CBSSports.com doesn’t love the Nuggets-Lakers matchup tonight for their DFS lineup, except for potential bargain Jordan Clarkson. Moxyball.com...

Monday February 9, 2015 – Baseball Links

SportsIllustrated.com wonders if Miguel Cabrera is worth a first round pick in 2015. RotoExperts.com previews every team in the AL West, projecting lineups, rotations, and more. SoCalledFantasyExperts.com explains why fantasy owners should avoid Jon Lester in 2015....

Monday February 9, 2015 – Basketball Links

To win in fantasy, you have to be willing to take calculated risks. CBSSports.com looks at the Clippers in the wake of Blake Griffin‘s injury for Monday’s lineup. Hollis Thompson is the latest name to pluck from the waiver wire as Rotoworld.com breaks down...

Monday February 9, 2015 – Football Links

Several running backs are locked into starting jobs, but many teams will have openings for a new back in 2015. CBSSports.com offers a high-level view and some wild predictions on who will be running for every team next season. TheFakeFootball.com looks back at the...

Sunday February 8, 2015 – Baseball Links

The Rays have new faces in the dugout and on the field, but CBSSports.com thinks that change might not be a good thing for fantasy owners. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com previews and projects statistics for the Milwaukee Brewers offense and pitching staff. What...

Sunday February 8, 2015 – Basketball Links

Yahoo.com searches on the waiver wire for players that could be available including the suddenly relevant Spencer Hawes. TheFakeBasketball.com uses EFF/VI/USG/PFA to help you put together the best DFS lineup for Sunday. Don’t set that DFS lineup until you see...

Saturday February 7, 2015 – Basketball Links

TheFantasyFix.com identifies the best players to buy and sell in Week 15 of the NBA season. TheFakeBasketball.com uses EFF/VI/USG/PFA to help you put together the best DFS lineup for Saturday. Rotoworld.com breaks down all of Friday night’s action including Anthony...

Saturday February 7, 2015 – Baseball Links

Rotoworld.com names several AL West players to shy away from in drafts for the upcoming 2015 fantasy baseball season. FantasyBaseballCrackerjacks.com wonders what fantasy owners should expect from Evan Gattis in 2015. SoCalledFantasyExperts.com profiles Kansas City...

Saturday February 7, 2015 – Football Links

FFToolbox.com provides a weekly recap of the big fantasy football headlines and must-know information. Do team pass-or-run tendencies really provide insight into actual fantasy production? Does that mean receivers on run-heavy teams are doomed? NumberFire.com takes a...

Friday February 6, 2015 – Basketball Links

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis are two fifths CBSSport.com’s All-Fantasy team for the first half. They also recognize bests and worsts. RotoExperts.com scours the waiver wire in search of players to add to your roster. In need of some category specialists to...

Friday February 6, 2015 – Baseball Links

The Athletics’ offseason tear-down could hurt their chances for contention, as CBSSports.com explores how it has impacted their offerings for Fantasy owners. SoCalledFantasyExperts.com believes fantasy owners should look at GB% when looking for potential fantasy...

Thursday February 5, 2015 – Baseball Links

SportsIllustrated.com wonders which Brian Dozier will show up in 2015 as well as identifying Jose Quintana as one of the most underrated starters in fantasy. MiLB Prospect News: MLB.com identifies some of the Royals prospects that are on the cusp of the Majors....

Thursday February 5, 2015 – Basketball Links

RotoWire.com shares their DFS value plays for Thursday’s slate of games. Thursday’s schedule presents a perfect opportunity to go with a classic stars and scrubs lineup. CBSSports.com starts with most expensive LeBron James. FakeTeams.com wonders if it is...

Wednesday February 4, 2015 – Baseball Links

FantasyAlarm.com profiles young Miami outfielder Christian Yelich to help you get ready for 2015. The Nationals looked stacked even before spending huge for luxury ace Max Scherzer. But CBSSports.com sees potential issues beyond a riveting rotation. FanGraphs.com...

Wednesday February 4, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com analyzes all 30 NBA team’s stats vs. specific positions, helping owners exploit the best and worst matchups. TheFantasyFix.com scours box scores in search of some information that could give you an advantage in your fantasy league. Want to know...

Tuesday February 3, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: USAToday.com ranks the top 20 third basemen for 2015 fantasy. FOXSports.com provides some interesting information about players in their top 50 rankings. MiLB Prospect News: MLB.com highlights five prospects that will soon be the faces...

Tuesday February 3, 2015 – Basketball Links

Rotoworld.com takes a look at what the Heat will do now and what’s ahead for Marcus Smart. RotoBaller.com identifies some of the best forwards to grab off the waiver wire this week. Razzball.com offers their unique take on everything that happened in the NBA on...

Monday February 2, 2015 – Baseball Links

2015 MLB Player Projections: FanGraphs.com continues their release of their 2015 ZiPS projections with the New York Yankees. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: USAToday.com ranks the top 200 overall players for 2015. 2015 MLB Prospect Rankings: BaseballProspectus.com...

Monday February 2, 2015 – Basketball Links

Does your DFS lineup need an infusion of talent? CBSSports.com likes the value choices available in Monday’s NBA schedule. RotoBaller.com scours the waiver wire in search of centers to add to your fantasy roster. Dwight Howard becomes one of the latest...

Sunday February 1, 2015 – Baseball Links

SoCalledFantasyExperts.com continues their fantasy team previews with the Baltimore Orioles. GradingOntheCurve.com believes Mike Foltynewicz is in the lead for the Atlanta #5 starting pitcher slot. DynastySportsEmpire.com continues their 2015 fantasy team previews...

Sunday February 1, 2015 – Basketball Links

Andrew Wiggins steals Kevin Love‘s coming home party as Rotoworld.com recaps a furious 11-game Saturday before the Super Bowl. DailyFantasySportsRankings.com helps you get your Sunday DFS lineups ready. Week 15 is upon us and there are a lot of injury fill-ins...