2009 Sleepers: Second Base

Ever wondered why Ian Kinsler and Chase Utley are being drafted in the first round of many drafts? Take a look at the next best option, and there is your answer. Second Base has less depth than most kiddy-pools. If you don’t get a top Second Baseman, here are some bargains that you can snag […]

2009 Sleepers: Third Base

What do A-Rod, Chipper Jones, Aubrey Huff, and Melvin Mora have in common?  They all finished in Yahoo!’s Top 100 rankings last season, but should all be avoided in 2009.  This isn’t a post about overpaying for those busts though, instead I will tell you about Five Third-Basemen you can snag much later: 1. Garrett […]

10 Pitchers to Avoid in 2009

Ever wish you could know who’s going to get injured in the upcoming season? Well, it’s not possible. However, by looking at trends of the past, we can gather a list of pitchers that have an increased chance of hurting their precious throwing devices. Historically when young pitchers increase their workload dramatically, it takes a […]

Evaluating Hitting Prospects

This is the second installment of the Prospect Evaluation guide.  The first part was focused on pitching, while this one is focused on hitting.  It will discuss the most relevant stats for evaluating hitting prospects, describe the stats to steer clear of and provide an outlook on the future of statistics. Retrieving Stats Just like […]