Category Archives: Fantasy/Gambling

2014 Shortstop Tier Rankings: April

Title: 2014 Shortstop Tier Rankings: April
Date: April 1, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article was a tiered ranking of fantasy baseball shortstops at the beginning of the season, the first in a monthly series.
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More On Spring Stats And Power, With An Eye on Chris Heisey

Title: More On Spring Stats And Power, With An Eye on Chris Heisey
Date: March 27, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article attempted once again to improve on earlier methods for predicting breakouts based on spring training statistics.

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Adding Complexity Doesn’t Make Spring Stats More Predictive

Title: Adding Complexity Doesn’t Make Spring Stats More Predictive
Date: March 25, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article attempted to improve on earlier methods for predicting breakouts based on spring training statistics.

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How To Account For Keeper Inflation In Your Auction Draft

Title: How To Account For Keeper Inflation In Your Auction Draft
Date: March 18, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article explained how to alter prices in a keeper auction league to account for the surplus value retained by teams in the league and the inflated draft prices that result.

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Blake Murphy’s 10 Bold Predictions

Title: Blake Murphy’s 10 Bold Predictions
Date: March 13, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article laid out 10 bold predictions for the 2014 fantasy season, as is the preseason custom at Rotographs. Always an adventure.

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Reflections From A Very Deep, Very Early Auction

Title: Reflections From A Very Deep, Very Early Auction
Date: February 27, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article reflected on a very early, 18-team experts draft, with some general strategy notes for those in very deep leagues.

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Are We Sure Brett Lawrie’s A Top-10 Third Baseman?

Title: Are We Sure Brett Lawrie’s A Top-10 Third Baseman?
Date: February 25, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article questioned the top-10 average draft position of third baseman Brett Lawrie on the grounds he hadn’t established that performance level.

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Blue Jays Rotation: Standing Still On The Speedway

Title: Blue Jays Rotation: Standing Still On The Speedway
Date: February 20, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: As part of Rotographs’ season in review/2014 preview series, this article looked at the Blue Jays’ rotation, which they surprisingly opted not to solidify.

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Blue Jays Bullpen: Good Because It Has To Be

Title: Blue Jays Bullpen: Good Because It Has To Be
Date: February 18, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: As part of Rotographs’ season in review/2014 preview series, this article looked at the Blue Jays’ bullpen, which looked good on paper, though it didn’t play out that way.

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Cishek Heads Up “Why Not?” Marlins Bullpen

Title: Cishek Heads Up “Why Not?” Marlins Bullpen
Date: February 13, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: As part of Rotographs’ season in review/2014 preview series, this article looked at the Miami Marlins’ bullpen, which didn’t appear nearly as bad as you’d think.

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