Dan Schwartz

Due to life events (all good), Rotobanter.com is for sale if you are interested! Please email me at rotobanter@gmail.com. The value relative to other sites was to solicit for requests and provide custom content.   Recent #’s via WordPress: 22,000 visitors/30 days 46% new visitors depicting both strong base and new influx Average time on [...]

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Dan Schwartz

Saucy…brash…brazen…Ballsy.

Here are the ballsy forecasts to date:

C, 1B, 2B, SS.

How ballsy have I been so far? Are the names Gomes, Morleand, La Stella, Mercer audacious enough?

And now for OF…

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Joseph Pytleski

Here at the Banter we like to take into account our reader feedback and do in depth work to ensure that we give customized, focused content back when we’re asked. In light of that I wanted to highlight some more relief pitchers that some guys asked about during my last post. Remember, for this particular [...]

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Dan Schwartz

No meSSing around on this one. I’m calling both these guys top 8 potential…

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Dan Schwartz

First came the inevitable text: “But the .371 BABIP.” I responded with the fact that Freeman was a line drive monster last year and his expected BABIP (xBABIP) was relatively close to his actual BABIP – I think within .010 points away off hand. He also had an excellent 2.6% IFFB rate which dropped 5% from 2012. Further validation, none of his BABIPs on each ball in play type (GB/FB/LD) was that out of hand.

My follow up text to the ISO discussion is what started the idea for this post. I said, “Think Brandon Belt but more ISO.” What do you think his response to this was? …He said, “Dude, Brandon Belt had a better ISO.” I was bamboozled. Check this out…

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Joseph Pytleski

Tonight with Patrick Despain from ShutDownInning.com, my favorite site for all things Texas Rangers—for whom I am a devoted ideologue, we were trading thoughts back and forth about our preferred “x-factor” candidates for the Rangers in 2014. For Patrick, Leonys Martin was his selection. For me I couldn’t help but think of Mitch Moreland. Perhaps [...]

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Joseph Pytleski

In fantasy one of the best things about creating your bullpen is trolling around looking for the next guy who could get you 20-25 saves without costing you an arm and a leg. These guys are typically sitting on your waiver wire, especially in leagues without holds, or they are the throw ins on the [...]

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