Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 3)

Here we go again! Today is Part 3 of Baseball and Brews's Slumping Studs series, and I'm going to dive into the numbers behind 4 (supposedly) great players having terrible seasons. In this edition, I'll be diagnosing Carlos Santana, Edwin Encarnacion, Rougned Odor, and Jonathan Villar and providing a recommendation on whether you should expect them … Continue reading Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 3)

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Bellinger, Judge, and Thames: A Quick and Dirty Breakdown

Welcome back to Baseball and Brews, buds. Today's article was inspired by one of my leaguemates who dropped Eric Thames, and further inspired by my fellow owners who allowed him to clear waivers (myself included). Crazy, right? More on that below. I'll be taking a look at three of 2017's biggest fantasy names that weren't … Continue reading Bellinger, Judge, and Thames: A Quick and Dirty Breakdown

Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 2)

Happy Monday everyone, and welcome to Part 2 of Baseball and Brews Slumping Studs Series. Today I'll be diving into another set of four players who were expected to have great seasons but are having anything but. Part 2 will be examining the stats of Gregory Polanco, Hanley Ramirez, Wil Myers, and Johnny Cueto to … Continue reading Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 2)

Cash Me On The Outside Corner, Low And Away, Howbowdah

This Friday edition of Baseball and Brews is pleased to welcome back guest columnist Aaditaya V., who wrote last week's great article on the art of the trade. This week, Adi is delving into the catcher position, and the ever-important relationship between pitchers and their battery-mates. Take it away, Adi! Cash Me On The Outside Corner, Low … Continue reading Cash Me On The Outside Corner, Low And Away, Howbowdah

Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 1)

  Just like that awful feeling where you miss the last stair or bite into ice cream that's so cold it burns your teeth, spending a high draft pick or investing heavily in a player who's supposed to be a "sure thing" only to seem them suck is one of the more painful parts of … Continue reading Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 1)

Pitching Help: Returning Injured, Rookie Report, and Waiver Wire Risers

We're 60-odd games into the 2017 season, and the pool of decent starting pitching is receding faster than the Donald's hairline (zing). Today I'll be exploring options for everyone's stable of starters, including top-flight guys that are injured and their expected returns, young arms that are establishing themselves (or not), and scouring the waiver wire … Continue reading Pitching Help: Returning Injured, Rookie Report, and Waiver Wire Risers

Bats From the Abyss: 5 Players to Grab from the Under 15% Ownership Group

Happy Tuesday everyone, and welcome to Baseball and Brews's latest roundup of under-owned high-performers. The waiver wire is starting to look slimmer than CC Sabathia after he stopped eating an entire box of Cap'n Crunch every day, and I'm here to help you navigate the the milky, sugary-sweet dregs of the bowl. Today I'm going in depth … Continue reading Bats From the Abyss: 5 Players to Grab from the Under 15% Ownership Group

What the Hell is Wrong With Tanaka: Mechanics, Leg-Kicks, and 3 Streamers from the Under 30% Ownership Group

Can no one pitch anymore? deGrom, Archer, and Tanaka were three aces who took losses last night, with other high-caliber arms such as Paxton, Quintana, Pomeranz, and Arrieta failing to go more than 5 or 6 innings and looking a bit shaky in the process. The fantasy breakout Ervin Santana got shelled for 7 runs … Continue reading What the Hell is Wrong With Tanaka: Mechanics, Leg-Kicks, and 3 Streamers from the Under 30% Ownership Group