G9 Fantasy Baseball expert George Kurtz takes a look at each team's closer current situation, both who is closing now and who was slated to close on Opening Day.
"Don't overpay for saves!", a key piece of advice seems to be especially important this season. George Kurtz takes a look at the closing situation on each team.
It's December 6th, which can only mean one thing- the MLB winter meetings are underway.
The Baltimore Orioles head into Fenway to face a team needing to continue their winning ways, and possibly the final start by veteran Tim Wakefield
The Yankees started September just as they had ended August- by winning.
Pitching and defense have highlighted the Yankees current 4-game winning streak. Hideki Matsui's HR gave the Yankees their 9th walk-off win of the season.
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Supply and demand is the most basic of all economic concepts. If there is a shortage of a product, the demand for it will be higher. People will have a greater desire for it. If it’s a product that anyone can acquire with ease, the demand will not be as high. I equate this concept to fantasy baseball, especially the Going 9 NL Only league.
One of the most difficult aspects in analyzing baseball, whether it is for fantasy or real world purposes, is knowing when a slow start is really more than just a temporary issue. Some players are notoriously slow starters.
Arizona Diamondbacks: Seems to be
Going 9 Baseball contributor George Kurtz takes a look at the latest news and notes around the American League
Nolan Arenado is the flavor of the week of National League call-ups. As for every call-up, we must ask ourselves one important question: “is this guy for real?”