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Exit Velocity and Spin Rate Leaders
50 days ago
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.
Rounding Third: Using RotoWire’s New Stats Tools
86 days ago
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.
Rounding Third: Exploring Hitter Statcast Data
95 days ago
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.
Rounding Third: Exit, Stage Left!
108 days ago
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.
Fear of Missing Out
Fear of Missing Out
121 days ago
121 days ago
Who are Jeff Erickson's "FOMO" (Fear of Missing Out) players? Will Ryan McMahon (pictured) be Captain Helium this weekend?
My Inventory
My Inventory
129 days ago
129 days ago
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.
Saves Strategy 2019
Saves Strategy 2019
147 days ago
147 days ago
Jeff Erickson shares his strategy for saves for this season and looks at closer tiers. Is there any reason to worry about Aroldis Chapman?
Playing-Time Neutral SP Rankings
165 days ago
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?
Are Rabbits Worth the Cost?
340 days ago
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?
My 2018 Portfolio
My 2018 Portfolio
March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018
Jeff Erickson breaks down his 15 (yes, fifteen!) fantasy leagues and looks at which players he gravitated to, and which he missed out on.
Saves Strategy Upheaval?
Saves Strategy Upheaval?
February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018
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?
2016 Draft Primer
2016 Draft Primer
February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016
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?
Projection Problems - Troy Tulowitzki
February 3, 2016
What happens when your projection or ranking differs wildly from the mainstream projection?
Last Week's Mistake Tomorrow?
April 26, 2015
Should you start Taijuan Walker in a two-step Week 4? What schedules stand out this week?
Week 3 Primer
Week 3 Primer
April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015
Because the Rangers have only five games this week with two of them in Arizona, Mitch Moreland might have just two starts this week.
AL Tout Wars - Value 2.0
AL Tout Wars - Value 2.0
March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015
Jeff Erickson didn't come into Saturday's AL Tout Wars auction targeting Adam Jones, but walked away owning him nonetheless.
Revisiting Early Starting Pitchers
January 24, 2015
Jeff Erickson looks back at 2014 to review the benefits and drawbacks of targeting starting pitchers early in drafts.
The RotoWire 200
The RotoWire 200
January 15, 2015
January 15, 2015
Jeff Erickson's initial set of top 200 overall rankings for 2015 predictably has Mike Trout on top, but who follows after Trout?
Beating the Shift
Beating the Shift
July 7, 2014
July 7, 2014
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.
Week 11 Primer
Week 11 Primer
June 9, 2014
June 9, 2014
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.
Week 10 Primer
Week 10 Primer
June 2, 2014
June 2, 2014
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.
Week 9 Primer
Week 9 Primer
May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014
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.
Week 8 Primer
Week 8 Primer
May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014
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.
Week 7 Primer
Week 7 Primer
May 12, 2014
May 12, 2014
A.J. Burnett and the Phillies have just five games this week, as do the Rockies. Which teams have better schedules?
Week 6 Primer
Week 6 Primer
May 5, 2014
May 5, 2014
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.
Week 5 Primer
Week 5 Primer
April 28, 2014
April 28, 2014
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.
Week 4 Primer
Week 4 Primer
April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014
Bryce Harper's benching, Patriots Day game issues and FAAB results.
Difficult Cuts
Difficult Cuts
April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014
Even though Jake Odorizzi has newfound job security in the Rays' rotation, Jeff Erickson cut him on his NFBC Main Event team.
Week 2 Primer, FAAB Results
April 7, 2014
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.
Value, Value, Value
Value, Value, Value
March 24, 2014
March 24, 2014
Jeff Erickson reviews his AL Tout Wars auction, where Jose Bautista was his most expensive player.