Fantasy Baseball Tips
This blog will continually add and modify these must-win tips. They are categorized by general fantasy strategy tips, pitching, batting and drafting.
*** Study, Study, Study your league rules.
*** Read The Baseball Strategy Blog Daily .
*** Have a consistent daily routine.
*** Draft day is only the beginning – now the real work starts.
*** Don’t marry a player and get overly emotional in decision making.
*** Know the competition and always where you stand.
*** Be flexible and adapt throughout season by watching injuries and free agents.
*** Use player activity trends as barometer but learn to trust instincts.
*** Be a fantasy nerd and watch games.
*** Always watch for SP pickups throughout season.
*** Don’t punt a category.
*** Never, Never give up!!! Be patient it’s a long season.
*** Keep significant other happy throughout the season. (most difficult to master)
*** Have fun!!!
*** Utilize the Box Projection on the blog to play beneficial pitching match-ups.
*** Be wary of young prospect pitchers and choose established pitchers.
*** Continually update bullpen charts.
*** Always have some starting pitching depth.
*** Monitor starting pitchers continually and watch pickup trends of pitchers.
*** Pick up quality players on DL to strengthen depth if spot open.
*** Always, Always play offensive studs.
*** Play match-ups with average or utility players.
*** Pick up quality players on DL if spot open.
*** Consider full-time utility on roster.
*** Watch injuries.
*** Study, Study, Study draft and potential strategies.
*** Draft for power & more power.
*** A good draft strategy is to aim to place 2nd in every category.
*** Don’t overload in one scoring category.
*** Have updated list of injured players available for draft.
*** Draft for pitching consistency – high K’s and low walks.
*** Draft multi-category players.
*** Review past drafting trends by competitors.
*** Draft catchers in later rounds.
*** Don’t jump for hyped rookies.
*** In auction style drafts buy the studs.
*** Draft a couple extra SP.
*** Draft sleepers late.
*** If you play 4X4 league – Runs/K’s less value than 5X5 leagues.
*** Don’t draft with your friend Jack or Captain Morgan.