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

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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

The Stash List: Injury Updates, Yoan Moncada, and Super 2 for Idiots

Good morning fantasy enthusiasts, can you feel that? We're a month away from the All-Star break, and today may or may not be the "Super Two" deadline we've been waiting for. Today I'm going to provide some updates on injured guys you should consider stashing, as well as a couple minor leaguers (yes, including Moncada) … Continue reading The Stash List: Injury Updates, Yoan Moncada, and Super 2 for Idiots

Navigating the Waiver Wire Wasteland: 4 Middle Infielders Under 25% Ownership

We're officially one third of the way through the 2017 baseball season, and the waiver wire is starting to look awfully slim, especially the middle infield. Today I'm going to break down four guys, three of whom are under 10% ownership, that I believe can help make an impact on your team. I'll also be … Continue reading Navigating the Waiver Wire Wasteland: 4 Middle Infielders Under 25% Ownership