Hyun-Jin Ryu is having a superb season but surprisingly rates among the lowest qualified starters in spin rate. That's one of the observations drawn by Jeff Erickson using RotoWire's new batted ball data pages.
Jose Peraza's strikeout rate has skyrocketed, and he hasn't walked yet this season. Jeff Erickson shows how to find that and more on RotoWire's Plate Discipline Changes, one of the site's new features for 2019.
Teoscar Hernandez was a surprise leader among qualified hitters in barreled hits percentage last season – among the revelations that Jeff Erickson discovered while navigating batter Statcast data.
Kyle Hendricks has succeeded for years by inducing weak contact despite throwing a below-average fastball. Jeff Erickson wants to know if Trevor Williams is cut from the same cloth.
Who are Jeff Erickson's "FOMO" (Fear of Missing Out) players? Will Ryan McMahon (pictured) be Captain Helium this weekend?
David Price is on four of Jeff Erickson's 10 teams so far. See who else he owns with two weeks to go in draft season.
Jeff Erickson shares his strategy for saves for this season and looks at closer tiers. Is there any reason to worry about Aroldis Chapman?
Jeff Erickson identifies starting pitchers who might be undervalued on the basis of projected innings. Does that mean you should bump up Rich Hill in your rankings?
Jeff Erickson analyzes whether paying for stolen bases in drafts this year has been worth the cost. How badly have stolen-base artists like Billy Hamilton performed vs. expectation?
Jeff Erickson breaks down his 15 (yes, fifteen!) fantasy leagues and looks at which players he gravitated to, and which he missed out on.
Jeff Erickson analyzes closer tiers and shows fantasy owners how to attack saves so that they can draft extra power bats. When does it make sense to draft blue chips like Kenley Jansen?
It's worth your while to pay extra attention to stolen bases at this year's draft. What does that mean for the top speedsters like Dee Gordon?
What happens when your projection or ranking differs wildly from the mainstream projection?
Should you start Taijuan Walker in a two-step Week 4? What schedules stand out this week?
Because the Rangers have only five games this week with two of them in Arizona, Mitch Moreland might have just two starts this week.
Jeff Erickson didn't come into Saturday's AL Tout Wars auction targeting Adam Jones, but walked away owning him nonetheless.
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
A rant about the shift after an Eric Hosmer hit leads this week's primer. See the top fantasy schedules this week, plus FAAB results in multiple industry leagues.
Is chasing saves on the waiver wire a fool's game? Sadly, Jeff Erickson is just that fool in the NFBC this year, and this week he chased after the Diamondbacks' possible saves if Addison Reed's tired arm persists.
See this week's great schedules and awful schedules, free agent results and trades in expert leagues, including one deal in AL Tout Wars where Jeff Erickson dealt away Gordon Beckham.
Sean Doolittle went for the highest amount in Jeff Erickson's NFBC league's FAAB bidding this week. See who else got the nod in various leagues this week.
Jeff Erickson traded away Gregory Polanco in two leagues in the past week, one in a keeper league. See what he got in this week's primer.
A.J. Burnett and the Phillies have just five games this week, as do the Rockies. Which teams have better schedules?
The Reds and Red Sox play two games against each other this week. Tony Perez's Game 7 homer gets short shrift when remembering that series.
Remorse from an early season drop, the Vengeance of Versalles and a season or two riding on the sidearm of Joe Smith, all in this week's primer.
Bryce Harper's benching, Patriots Day game issues and FAAB results.
Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.
Matt Kemp had a huge game Sunday night, but he and the Dodgers have only five games this week. See what else is noteworthy on the schedule, and the results from bidding in the NFBC and major expert leagues this week.
Jeff Erickson reviews his AL Tout Wars auction, where Jose Bautista was his most expensive player.