Wednesday May 4, 2016 – Baseball Links
May 4, 2016
- Even in early May, you can see what categories are hurting you in Roto leagues. CBSSports.com offers 10 players who can help you fix those holes.
- A month into the season, it’s not too early to dump some late-round draft gambles. CBSSports.com sorts through 10 of them, separating the reliable from the expendable.
- Astros fans and fantasy prospectors are eagerly awaiting the big league debut of one of the top sluggers in the Minors, A.J. Reed. FakeTeams.com believes he has to come up soon.
- TheFakeBaseball.com names some starters and hitters to consider in your GPP contests to help you win some cash.
- Yahoo.com names ten players to plug into DFS lineups on Wednesday in their Daily Dime.
- FanGraphs.com examines the continued success of Mike Moustakas.
- Rotoworld.com covers the latest closer and stolen base news including several minor injuries and an impending controversy.
- Are Erik Johnson and/or Jake Lamb worth a pick up? Rotoprofessor.com offers their thoughts.
- Razzball.com takes an early look at the top prospects in the 2016 MLB Draft.
- FanGraphs.com looks at some early season pitching statistics you can actually use for evaluation.
- XNSports.com identifies the DFS plays they like for Wednesday’s slate.
- RotoExperts.com believes fantasy owners should expect more home runs from these new-found power hitters.
- FanGraphs.com notes that Orioles starter Chris Tillman is surging.
- NumberFire.com helps you get your DFS lineups ready with five daily studs, four teams to stack, five under-the-radar plays, as well as three hitters to avoid.
- Dealing with both sides of a split-slate Wednesday, CBSSports.com also covers the gambler’s fallacy and how it applies to the Blue Jays.
- Need a lineup boost when it comes to stolen bases? CBSSports.com highlights a couple of speedsters who could give you what you need.
- TheFakeBaseball.com names the top value plays for Wednesday DFS contests. In addition, they look at the players with hot and cold matchups today.
- Rotoprofessor.com updates their rankings of the top 5 closers in waiting.
- USAToday.com wonders what happened to Prince Fielder‘s power.
- FanGraphs.com makes a case for the ownership of Hyun Soo Kim and Trayce Thompson in deep leagues.
- BaseballAmerica.com names their All-Prospect team for April 2016.
- Rotoprofessor.com provides their take on all of the closer news from Tuesday night.
- Rotoworld.com examines Chris Carter‘s big start, the White Sox moving on from John Danks and much more in Wednesday’s Daily Dose.
- ESPN.com ranks all 30 starters taking the hill Wednesday as well as the teams with the best hitter matchups to help you set the best DFS lineups.
- Razzball.com offers their unique take on everything that happened in baseball on Tuesday including thoughts on a dominant performance by Matt Wisler versus New York.
- PitcherList.com looks back at the performance of every starter that took the hill on Tuesday night.
- FanGraphs.com examines all of the bullpen news from Tuesday which includes a DL stint for Tony Zych, Toronto sticking with Drew Storen, and more.
- FakeTeams.com names the best DFS plays for Wednesday’s full slate of games.
- Trevor Story homered a bunch, and the Cubs won a bunch. But for fantasy baseball owners, the April weirdness goes deeper than that, according to CBSSports.com.
- Rotoprofessor.com scours the box scores to identify the ten most important stories from Tuesday.
- FakeTeams.com checks in on all of the top rookies in fantasy baseball.
- RotoBaller.com Radio – WW Pickups, Minor League Promotions
- TheFantasyFix.com Podcast – May 4 DFS
- FanGraphs.com Audio – Field of Streams 05/04
- CBSSports.com Fantasy Baseball Podcast – Sneaky Adds, Patience with Pitchers
- FanGraphs.com Audio – The Sleeper & the Bust
- USAToday.com – 11:00 AM CDT
- FanGraphs.com – 11:00 AM CDT
- BaseballAmerica.com – 1:00 PM CDT