Kansas City Royals fans had to wait 29 agonizing years to see their team in the postseason again, but Tuesday night’s dramatic win over the Oakland Athletics in the American League wild-card game just may have been worth the wait.
After a short hiatus to recharge and refocus, and to let the decision-making sample sizes get a little bit larger, I’m back with more daily picks. Albert Pujols is involved…but is he a guy to play or to sit?
Jim McGrew continues his fantasy baseball series where he categorizes players into tiers: elite, valuable, solid, and at your own risk. Today’s focus is first base.
Fantasy Baseball Strategy: First Basemen – Eric Hosmer Rising, Ryan Howard Falling, Top 1B Sleeper, And More
How can can the Miguel Cabrera/Prince Fielder combo be? Is Eric Hosmer ready to be a fantasy superstar…already? What should be expected from Ryan Howard? Ryan McElroy answers these questions and more – including naming the top 1B sleeper – in his First Base Primer.
A lot of players that you are used to seeing in starting lineups will not being seeing as much playing time as they once did now that their teams are out of the race and younger players can be rotated in. This is when the real work comes in for you the manager. It can be tedious so just hang in there and let the hitting planner do the work for you.