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Giancarlo Stanton Joins Yankees: Biggest Fantasy Movers Not In Trade

It’s finally official. The Marlins have traded Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees for Starlin Casto and two prospects. The Yankees are taking on $265 million of the $295 million still owed to Stanton over the next 11 seasons. One of the league’s best players joins its marquee team. There are many moving pieces here, with many players seeing their fantasy values adjusted. With so many interconnected parts to discuss, I’ll start the discussion with Stanton. The 28-year-old moves from a great 2017 situation where the Marlins…

The Baseball Show S2.E2 guest Dan Szymborski

ESPN Baseball Analyst, Digital Dandy, and the creator of the ZiPS Projections, Dan Szymborski stopped by the Baseball Show to tell us how his model came into existence, and why he is so passionate about Hall of Fame voting. We also got into the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes, the Giancarlo Stanton saga, and various other tidbits. 0:42 The genesis of ZiPS Projections 15:15 Shohei Ohtani Sweepstakes 25:21 Giancarlo Stanton Saga The Baseball Show is LIVE every Wednesday night at 9pm est, and then a condensed replay (such as…

The Baseball Show S2.E1 guest Jacob Faria

We are back for a second season of The Baseball Show LIVE! Thanks to all who made season one a roaring success, especially our hardcore fanbase of The Crab Army. We are looking forward to bigger and better things in our sophomore campaign, so subscribe to the channel, and make us your regular Wednesday night destination! We're kicking things off with Tampa Bay Rays breakout pitcher, and friend of the show, Jacob Faria. We'll be getting into what changed in his routine to fuel his breakout, expectations moving forward,…

ESPN Player Rater Retrospective

It can often be difficult to place into context how well (or how poorly) certain players have performed recently. A glance at ESPN’s Player Rater, which attempts to quantify a player’s overall fantasy value by analyzing their performance in each facet of the game, can focus targets for fantasy owners looking for help on the waiver wire. Of course, when dealing with small sample sizes, a player’s results can be fluky, but placement at or near the top of these lists could be indicative of a substantive change to a player’s…

Dynasty Dugout: Mid-Season Keeper/Dynasty Rankings: Outfield

We’ve covered all the infield positions so far with my midseason dynasty rankings. Now we head to the outfield. Whatever you desire can be found at this position. Want a masher like Giancarlo Stanton or Aaron Judge? The outfield position has it. Maybe you have a thing for players with speed like Billy Hamilton or Starling Marte. Yep, the outfield has that too. This is also the position where the two top dogs in fantasy baseball roam on defense. From young emerging stars to aging veterans that still have something left in…