2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Starting pitcher strategies, complete with sleepers and ADP review

I’ve made my views on high-end starting pitching abundantly clear already, pointing out in an earlier piece that it and stolen bases are the only real currency in Fantasy Baseball. They’re all that matters these days. It’s an extreme way of looking at things, but an extreme environment calls for Read more

Angels prized pitcher Griffin Canning dealing with UCL issues after MRI comes back inconclusive

Angels right-hander Griffin Canning underwent an MRI which revealed “chronic changes to the UCL and acute joint irritation” in his right elbow. The MRI was called for after Canning, 23, felt discomfort during his spring training debut on Wednesday. He pitched two scoreless innings against the Dodgers before he was Read more

Houston Astros pitcher gets season-long suspension for failed PED test

Astros right-hander Francis Martes has been suspended for 162 games without pay by MLB for violating the league’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Programs, the league announced Monday. Martes tested positive for Boldenone, which MLB considers to be a performance-enhancing substance.  Martes was previously suspended for a banned substance. Since this Read more

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: AL-only H2H points mock reveals scarcity at starting pitcher, first base

If you thought the markup for starting pitching was high in all those other mock drafts, you haven’t seen anything yet. Head-to-Head points is of course the format that most favors starting pitching, and AL-only is of course the player pool with the least of it to offer. But what Read more

MLB rumors: Francisco Lindor open to extension in Cleveland; Angels could still add starting pitcher

Spring training is in full swing. Pitchers and catchers reported last week and position players are arriving to camp this week. In a few days, Cactus League and Grapefruit League games will begin. Hooray for that. Here are some stray hot stove items to help you pass the time until Read more