Posts Tagged ‘Phillies’

“All Things Fantasy” (5-8-13)

May 8, 2013

This is the Tuesday May 7th, 2013 edition of “All Things Fantasy” where I talk mostly Fantasy Baseball including some premier players and whether you should drop them or hold them, some 2 start pitchers for next week, players to add, some SS debate, and more. My notes from the show are below



Marcell Ozuna
Justin Ruggiano (17%)
David Dejesus (7%)
Luis Valbuena (2%)
Gaby Sanchez (.6%)
which one do you trade away J-Roll, D. Gordon, A. Escobar
What do u want for Matt Harvey? how would you value him?
2 start pitchers for next week
Jason Vargas (KC,CHW)
Jake Westbrook – Has given up 3 or more walks in 4 of his 5 starts. has a 1.07 ERA but 1.40 WHIP.
Hector Santiago
Do you drop
Adam Dunn (owned in 33% of leagues) : has a .151 BA (.250 OBP) and only 6 HRs w/ 12 RBIS.
roy halladay (66%)- After getting blown up again he hits the D.L with Shoulder Inflammation. has given up 17 ERS combined in last 2 starts in less than 6 IP
B.J. Upton (96.1%)- this dude has been brutalatarian. hitting .148 with 3 HRS and 3 SBS, 5 RBIs, 7 RUNs and a .231 OBP
R.A. Dickey (97%)- has struggled at times and has been brilliant at times. The Ks are there. he has given up 6 hits or more in only 3 outings. Just seems to be strugglin and hopefully he can turn it around. Faces Tampa Bay on Thursday
Mike Moustakas (40%)- 1 HR, 1 SB, .198 BA, .279 OBP.. think he will turn it around but looking to add him until I see some promise

“All Things Fantasy” (4-29-13)

April 30, 2013

This is the Monday April 29th, 2013 edition of “All Things Fantasy”. David Kerr (@askrotobaseball) joins me to talk a lot of different subjects in fantasy baseball. I give a slew of pitchers that are performing well and can they keep it up and some good pitchers that have started off bad. Here are some notes from the show.

Pitchers that are doing well and can they keep it up? (% owned in ESPN leagues)
Patrick Corbin (70.6%..+50 form last week)- 5 GS, 5 QS,1.91 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 25Ks in 33 IP. pitches @ SD next
Travis Wood (23%)- 5 GS, 5 QS, 2.25 ERA, 0.97 WHIP next start @ SD
Jake Westbrook (19%)- 4 QS,0.98 ERA
Ross Detwiler (79%)-5 GS, 4 QS, 2.03 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, only 16 Ks in 31 IP
Carlos Villanueva (61%)- 2.29 ERA, 0.82 WHIP, 29 Ks in 35.1 IP, 4 QS in 5 GS
Jason Hammel-
Ervin Santana (88%)- 31 Ks in 36 IP, a 2 ERA & 1.03 WHIP, has gone 7 or more innnings in last 4 starts and all have been QS.
Wei Yen CHen
Kevin Correia- 5 QS
Tony Cingrani (90%)- has shined in first 3 starts as a major leaguer. 28 KS in 18 IP
a 1.50 ERA and 0.89 WHIP next start vs Cubs,
Kyle Kendrick (18%) – 2.41 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 4 QS in his last 4 starts including a 3 hit  CG, Shutout in his last start vs the NYM. Gets MIA on Thursday
Bad starting pitchers
Matt Cain- 3 QS, has really had only 2 bad starts one he gave up 9 runs and another her gave up 7. has 26 Ks in 28 IP. a 6.59 ERA and 1.26 WHIP
Roy Halladay- started the year off sluggish as he has a 5.09 ERA and only 1.09 WHIP but has 3 QS and has been sensatioanl in his 3 starts. his ERA is 1.71 and has a 0.62 WHIP during that span 16Ks in 21 IP. 28 Ks in 28 IP
Kris Medlen- has been ok.. has 3 QS in 5 GS, 18 Ks in 31 IP, a 3.26 ERA and 1.36 WHIP
Yovani Gallardo- a 4.97 ERA and 1.66 WHIP 17Ks in 29 IP 2 QS oon the season- struggled in his first 3 starts as they faced COL, ARZ, @STL. 2.50 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in his last 2 QS

“All Things Fantasy” (4-8-13)

April 9, 2013

In this Monday April 8th, 2013 edition of “All Things Fantasy” I interview Jeff Erickson (@Jeff_Erickson), whos the senior editor of, to talk all things fantasy baseball. Then I list some pickups and go over some 2 start pitchers for next week. Also, I break down how to punt a category in baseball and why it should be stolen bases and not saves. Here are my notes from the show.

“All Things Fantasy”

Interview questions

Milwuakee Bullpen

Is Kelvin Herrera going to the closer for the Royals?

There have been a lot of players struggling, who struggles are you most concerned about?

Are you buying or selling Chris Davis 17 rbis ( next closest players have 9 John Buck & Todd Frazier)?

Is this the year Chase Utley returns to greatness?

who are some under-the-radar players that your trying to pickup?

How crucial is tonights start for Roy halladay?

Is Jose Fernandez a must-pickup?

Todd Frazier (#1) and Will Middlebrookes (#2) Who would you rather own going forward?

Are you the Yankees a team you feel confident when your SP goes against them?

is now the time to trade for Chase Headley?


Pickups-( % owned in ESPN leagues)

Justin Maxwell (20%)- has a hit in 5 of the games. could be a breakout for him. has a .435 OBP and has scored 5 runs.
A.J. Griffin (3%)- had a win vs SEA in his only start of the season.

Chris Young OF, OAK (2.5%)-is off to another hot start as he has 2 HRS in only 13 ABs, along witha ridic .500% OBP and .846 SLugging %

Justin Masterson (21%)- 13 IP, 1 ER (0.69 ERA), 13 Ks,0.92 WHIP, 2 Wins

Mark Reynolds (51%)

Jhoulys Chacin (9.3%)- 13 IP, 2 ER (1.35 ERA), 8 Ks, 0.90 WHIP,1 WIN
Got to listen to the show to hear my 2 start pitching options for next week.