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Best Fantasy Football Team Names of 2013

Wit. Puns. A twist of phrase. Coming up with a quality fantasy football team name can be difficult. Unlike real sports, your team name needs to show off your rumor and obvious intelligence. One of the absolute best aspects of playing any kind of fantasy football is taking the time to track down some of […]

Weighing in on David Ortiz’s Fantasy Baseball Value

Always the fan favorite, David Ortiz has been the heart and soul of the Red Sox during this emotional first month of the year. While his value goes beyond the white lines for Boston, the question for fantasy baseball players is, how much value does he have purely as a hitter? Coming off an injury […]

Red Sox Spring Training Fantasy Rundown: First Base

The Red Sox had seemed set at the first base position for the next half a decade, and then that certainty vanished. Adrian Gonzalez was shipped to the Dodgers in a salary dump unlike any other in professional sports history. The were relegated to starting Mauro Gomez and James Loney (now of the Tampa Bay […]

Red Sox Spring Training Fantasy Rundown: Four-Headed Catching Monster

Last season, the Red Sox had one strong starting option at the catcher position at the start of the season. After this past offseason, you could argue that they now have four big league catchers with the ability to produce on a day-to-day basis. However, the volatility at the first base position has resulted in one player […]

How Do You Replace Fantasy Football’s # 1 Tight End?

If you drafted Rob Gronkowski this season, you probably had to do so in the second round of most drafts, and if you were lucky you snatched him up in the third. He has been one of the most prolific scoring receivers in football since he entered the league stands alone on top of the […]

How Will Brandon Lloyd Fare in 2012?

Any fantasy football owners worried about New England’s Brandon Lloyd in 2012 should feel much better after Week 1 of the NFL season. Tom Brady has a variety of receiving options at his disposal, but the big four targets of Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Lloyd should be able to help each other […]

Michael Vick’s Fantasy Value

Michael Vick is coming off a tremendous fantasy season in 2010, but where should he be drafted in 2011, and why? Vick is coming off a year with over 3,000 passing yards, 676 rushing yards, and 30 total touchdowns in 12 games. Despite the numbers and the “wow” factor Vick possesses, there is absolutely no […]

Chris Johnson: Worth the Risk?

What a difference a year makes. Last year Chris Johnson was the golden boy of every fantasy draft, number one on almost everyone’s board. Whoever was able to land him first was ecstatic, knowing they were going to have a guy who would score at least 15 points per game, with the potential for much […]

2011 Fantasy Baseball Help: Third Base Pickups

In an already relatively shallow position, third basemen have really bit the injury bug lately. First, Evan Longoria fell in the first week of the season (but he has since returned). Then, it was your second-round pick, Ryan Zimmerman, who will now be out until mid-late June. More recently, David Freese (STL) and Pablo Sandoval (SF) […]

Fantasy News Flash: Josh Hamilton Out for Two Months

Reigning A.L. MVP Josh Hamilton will miss the next eight weeks after suffering a broken shoulder in Tuesday afternoon’s loss to Detroit. In what is being called a controversial play, Hamilton was sent to home plate from 3rd base by his third base coach during a shallow pop up near home plate. Hamilton slid head […]

Fantasy News Flash: Ryan Zimmerman Sent to DL

Let’s throw another elite 3B on the injury pile. The Washington Nationals have placed Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day DL with an abdominal strain. Zimmerman suffered the injury sliding into second base in Saturday’s game against the Mets. He’s expected to miss at least three weeks, but unfortunately, it could be even longer than that. […]

Fantasy News Flash: Evan Longoria Placed on DL

Earlier today, Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria was placed on the 15-day DLwith an oblique strain. The stud 3B left Saturday’s game against Baltimore for pain in his side. After an evaluation, the team decided it would be best to put him on the disabled list. Longoria is expected to miss at least three […]

Fantastic Mr. Jake Fox: 2011 Fantasy Value

In 2009, utility man Jake Fox was feasting on minor league pitching. In just 49 games for the Cubs AAA affiliate, Fox hit a Ruthian .409/.495/.841 with 17 HRs and 53 RBI, and while those numbers seemed astronomical, they weren’t really an anomaly. Fox had been crushing minor league pitching since 2006, so the power […]

N.L. West Fantasy Preview

Within this division rests the World Series champions, Coors Field killers, ace pitching studs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The best team in the division isn’t even the one with the most highly regarded fantasy talent, which can only speak volumes for the division’s depth. San Francisco Giants The reigning world champions’ biggest strength is it’s […]

N.L. Central Fantasy Preview

The largest division in baseball is brimming with fantasy talent from top to bottom. This division contains the single most dominant player of the past decade, who you will be drafting first overall in any draft. Even though he may overshadow other players, the N.L. Central has a lot of early round talent worth spending […]