Oracle Report: Judging Hitters
I'm all about symmetry, and since I looked at, and judged pitchers on Tuesday, you know I had to do the same thing for the hitters to complete the circle. In this piece I'll talk about cold starters at first, second and catcher, while highlighting a productive yet underwhelming first baseman and two outfielders that are making their mark.
(image) Aaron Hill has at one point or another been a star in all the five fantasy categories. Don't know if you know it or not, but here are the best 5x5 numbers he's posted in his career: .302-36-108-103-21. Those are fantasy MVP numbers from a second baseman. Hell, those are league MVP numbers. However, in the last five years he's also had a season of .205-8-43-45-1 if you add together all the “worsts.” He's one of the most maddening players going. With only two Continue...
Dean Breakfield - They could do that, but then they would still have the same 4 OF mess the just had. I think the Dodgers will go Kemp, Ethier, Puig in the outfield for now.
Kyle - I'm gonna release rankings in a few days - updates will be given 1st of each month. I'm thinking Kluber for the fact that he's had fewer health concerns, but very close.
Hey Ray! Would you rather own Kluber or Ryu from here on out? Think they'll post similar innings for the rest of the year? Thanks!
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The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: Mon-Fri 7-10 PM EDT), Ray also hosts his own show Sunday night (7-10 PM EDT). Ray has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. Specializing in baseball, football and hockey, some consider him an expert in all three.
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