Streaming Pitchers Under 50% Owned: Week of August 14th with Maple Beer

Baseball and Brews is pleased to welcome back guest writer Aaditya V. who will be giving us this week's best SP streaming options from the under 50% ownership group. Take it away, Adi!   Streaming Pitchers Under 50% Owned: Week of August 14th with Maple Beer Aaditya V. Streaming pitchers is often times a sure-fire … Continue reading Streaming Pitchers Under 50% Owned: Week of August 14th with Maple Beer

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Buy or Sell, Add or Drop: Hot Takes and Analysis after the Trade Deadline

The 2017 season continues to chug along and the finish line is juuuust about visible on the horizon. We're two weeks removed from the All-Star Break, the MLB trade deadline was yesterday (some exceptions apply), and every team in baseball is over the 100-games-played mark. So how's your fantasy season going? Doing well? Not-so-great? Whether … Continue reading Buy or Sell, Add or Drop: Hot Takes and Analysis after the Trade Deadline

Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 4)

It's time for another edition of Slumping Studs, and this week Baseball and Brews is diving into the numbers behind three stars who are failing to meet expectations: Josh Donaldson, Trevor Story, and Christian Yelich. I'll diagnose what's wrong with each hitter and provide a prognosis for their performance for the remainder of the season so … Continue reading Slumping Studs: Why They Suck, and Who Will and Won’t Turn it Around (Part 4)

The Home Run Derby: How it Works, How it Started, and How it Shakes Out in 2017

Well, it's finally here: the midpoint of the season (even though virtually every team has played more than half of their games, but close enough). The All-Star Break kicks off tonight at 8pm with the first and (probably) most-anticipated event: the Home Run Derby. Today I'll be giving an overview of the history of the … Continue reading The Home Run Derby: How it Works, How it Started, and How it Shakes Out in 2017

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)

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)