TOP 150 ARTICLES BY NICHOLAS MINNIX Latest 150 articles by Nicholas Minnix Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:27:33 -0500 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Shane Victorino absence raises fantasy value of Mike Carp, not Jackie Bradley Bradley has yet to demonstrate that he can handle major league pitching. Carp was plenty productive in part-time duty in 2013. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:06:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Matt Lindstrom guts Nate Jones' fantasy value'-fantasy-value The White Sox named Lindstrom their closer to open 2014. The Brewers have pulled a fast one, too, so what's next? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:53:00 -0500'-fantasy-value 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1 - Nicholas Minnix Minnix doesn't get worked up about the NFL Draft like the rest of you clowns do, but he must have an opinion about some of these guys, right? (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 -0500 2014 Fantasy Baseball Busts and Overvalued Players: Hitters It's not that they aren't good players. Many of them are quite good. But they probably aren't as good as some people think. (Tim Heaney) Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:50:00 -0500 2014 Fantasy Baseball Busts and Overvalued Players: Pitchers It seems as if everyone in a fantasy baseball league loves Gerrit Cole. What's not to love? Let us tell you -- about him as well as several others. (Tim Heaney) Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:01:00 -0500 2014 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers and Undervalued Players: Hitters UDPATED: Anthony Rizzo appears as if he's on the verge of a breakthrough, and plenty of players like him will help you win this year. (Tim Heaney) Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500 2014 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers and Undervalued Players: Pitchers Danny Salazar's rise through the roto ranks will be meteoric. But he's not the only hurler who'll help you attain a championship this year. (Tim Heaney) Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: FSWA IIL reflections, roster Do you think about whom you didn't get, or are you happy with whom you did? And do you take advantage of category quirks? (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:55:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Mixed Tout Wars Draft reflections, roster Welcome to the club, Adam Jones. We'll make it work. But your manager broke roto Rule No. 1 before he picked you, so there's work to do. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:28:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Ervin Santana, Alexander Guerrero, Neftali Feliz The Braves answered Santana's prayers and addressed their need. The Dodgers and Rangers are affecting roto draft stocks. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:19:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: AL LABR reflections, my players' prices'-prices Minnix meditates on LABR weekend and shares others' viewpoints. Oh, and Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo was his costliest hitter. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:42:00 -0500'-prices Fantasy baseball nuggets: Josh Johnson, Josh Beckett The Padres hope to resurrect Johnson. The Dodgers hope that Beckett has a pulse. Fantasy owners shouldn't forget either of them. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:31:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Jean Segura, Danny Espinosa Is the top spot best for the Brewers' terrific shortstop? Plus, the Nationals and some rotisserie gamers may still find room for Espinosa. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:18:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Jose Bautista, LABR, Phil Hughes, etc. Joey Bats makes a good impression. Shin-Soo Choo hits paydirt, LABR is nigh, Top Prospects are up. And Hughes is appealing -- seriously. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:32:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Nelson Cruz, Alex Rios vs. Jose Bautista Cruz didn't get the dough he desired, but fantasy owners have to like his new digs. Plus, Ray Flowers hits friends, followers with a roto dilemma. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:26:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Prospectus AL-only mock auction nuggets Exercises like this one help fantasy owners to see where the bargains and buying opportunities may exist when they do it for real in March. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:25:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Ubaldo Jimenez, #BADfantasy The Orioles took the plunge. Do roto and head-to-head players want his right arm? Plus, find out who 15 of the industry's players like, and why. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:10:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Baltimore Orioles The O's traded their closer and then declined to sign a replacement. Their future stud at the hot corner was injured. And 53 jacks? Come on! (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:41:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Toronto Blue Jays Many fantasy owners didn't trust R.A. Dickey last season, but he may win some back in 2014. Who else will bounce back for the Blue Jays? (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:08:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Yordano Ventura, Jaime Garcia The Royals look forward to contributions from a prized arm. The Cardinals look forward to contributions from an almost forgotten one. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:41:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer restored fantasy owners' faith with a bounce-back 2013. What's next? And who's next among KC's up-and-comers? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:21:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Ryan Madson This RHP collected paychecks from the Reds and Angels but never threw a pitch for either. Soon, he could easily be fantasy-relevant again, however. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:25:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Texas Rangers For the first time in four years, Texas missed the playoffs. They made a few changes. See what you think. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:31:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: Globe Life Park, Jake Odorizzi Yu Darvish and pals call home something new these days. Doesn't matter, but it's a nice segue. And the Rays get to flex that pitching depth. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:22:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball nuggets: rankings, Neftali Feliz, Derek Jeter, etc. We're getting ready. The Texas Rangers' top reliever is ready. The New York Yankees' 6 is ready. Are you ready? (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:03:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Minnesota Twins Don't worry, Twins fans: Help is on the way. Not Byron Buxton, and not enough to win this year, but enough to tease -- and even to please -- fantasy owners. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:24:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Houston Astros The players who generate the most excitement in Houston aren't even on the parent club yet. But they will be soon and are worth the wait. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:55:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Chicago White Sox Rick Hahn shook up things on the South Side, starting with the addition of Avisail Garcia. He later dipped into Cuba. Where are the ChiSox headed? (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:51:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Seattle Mariners The Emerald City made an early splash in free agency. Now that Robinson Cano is aboard, will these be the same ol' Mariners? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:42:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: New York Yankees The Pinstripes won the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes. They also added a few other players you know. Will they win you a roto title? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:14:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Tampa Bay Rays The future of the frugal franchise's ace is uncertain. Perhaps their young stud-in-waiting is the new face of the club? (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:38:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim The Halos endured a miserable 2013, starting with studs Albert Pujols and newbie Josh Hamilton. Does it get better for them? (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:11:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Oakland Athletics The A's made the playoffs again -- and tinkered with their roster again. Will those moves pay off? Who's really the club's stud? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:07:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Cleveland Indians The Tribe turned it around in 2013, but many of their fantasy assets weren't so thrilling. Will anyone on the roster change that in 2014? (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:39:00 -0500 Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Detroit Tigers The losers of the 2013 ALCS made a couple of major modifications this offseason, and one of their studs has some explaining to do. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:14:00 -0500 Chris Davis probably won't be on my fantasy baseball teams't-be-on-my-fantasy-baseball-teams He'll almost certainly go in the first round. If he does, it won't be Minnix who owns the Baltimore Orioles' first baseman. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 07 Jan 2014 20:50:00 -0500't-be-on-my-fantasy-baseball-teams Burning Fantasy Baseball Questions: Boston Red Sox The World Series champs dispelled a lot of doubts in 2013, but will they continue to do so? They also have a glaring hole or two. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:56:00 -0500 Playoff Predictions: Nicholas Minnix Nicholas Minnix's AFC Super Bowl representative is not a conventional choice, but does he predict them to win it all? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:11:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleepers to help win your title in Week 17 DeAngelo Williams is quite the strong play this week. Who else will help you take the trophy? (Tim Heaney) Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:00:00 -0500 Time to win a title: Fantasy football sleepers for Week 16 It's championship week for most fantasy football leagues, and we know which sneaky plays will help put you over the top. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:20:00 -0500 Ranking the RBs (or RB duos) for fantasy football playoff weeks Minnix ranks the NFL running backs (beyond the handful of set-it-and-forget studs) and tandem attackers for the fantasy postseason. Warning: highly subjective. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:01:00 -0500 4 injured NFL players you can't help but want on your fantasy football teams't-help-but-want-on-your-fantasy-football-teams Shane Vereen, Percy Harvin, Andre Brown and Michael Crabtree are on their ways back. Which ones do you want? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:19:00 -0500't-help-but-want-on-your-fantasy-football-teams C'mon, fantasy football players: If you don't want Philip Rivers, give him to me'mon--fantasy-football-players--If-you-don't-want-Philip-Rivers--give-him-to-me Few people wanted to draft the Chargers' QB, understandably. Now he's a top-5 fantasy passer, and folks can't trade him soon enough. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:33:00 -0500'mon--fantasy-football-players--If-you-don't-want-Philip-Rivers--give-him-to-me Doug Martin isn't dragging your fantasy football teams down with him't-dragging-your-fantasy-football-teams-down-with-him A Twitter follower asked me if he should trade Doug Martin. As long he deals him to me, sure thing. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:36:00 -0500't-dragging-your-fantasy-football-teams-down-with-him Will Rob Gronkowski, Le'Veon Bell be in your fantasy football teams' Week 4 lineups?'Veon-Bell-be-in-your-fantasy-football-teams'-Week-4-lineups? The Patriots and Steelers may each get an important player back this Sunday. How do you decide whether to play either of them? (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:25:00 -0500'Veon-Bell-be-in-your-fantasy-football-teams'-Week-4-lineups? 7 MLB players you won't discount in your 2014 fantasy baseball leagues't-discount-in-your-2014-fantasy-baseball-leagues Dozens of MLB players fell short of expectations this year, as usual, because of injuries or off-the-field issues. But the post-break performances of some of them provide fantasy baseball teams with reason to be optimistic in 2014. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:29:00 -0500't-discount-in-your-2014-fantasy-baseball-leagues 10 MLB players you'll want on your fantasy baseball teams in 2014'll-want-on-your-fantasy-baseball-teams-in-2014 Scores of MLB players reach uncharted territory every season. Most of them are disappointments to the owners of their fantasy baseball teams the following year. But some players who reach new heights are here to stay. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:54:00 -0500'll-want-on-your-fantasy-baseball-teams-in-2014 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Colby Rasmus powering up, Andrew Cashner ignored, more The Blue Jays might be eliminated, but that hasn't stopped Colby Rasmus from playing like an autumn hero. Andrew Cashner, meanwhile, is being unfairly ignored. A pair of Reds has been getting attention, though. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:16:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Chase Headley finally hammering, Cody Asche getting cozy, more The heart of the Padres is beating, and he may have some help. The Phillies must like what they see at third, too. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:20:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Mariano Rivera denied a save, Jason Grilli almost back, more A scorer doesn't save Mo's owners, and Nick offers fantasy players a wake-up call on statistics. Plus, the Buccos' back end, Jim Johnson's latest gaffe and more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:33:00 -0500 3 lessons Week 2 fantasy football waivers should have taught you You have probably heard. You may have forgotten. When you cruised your league's FA pool, you couldn't ignore any longer, though. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:05:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Mark Melancon ceding to Jason Grilli? Plus Rafael Soriano, more Will Mark Melancon's stumble lead to Jason Grilli serving cheese in save spots again? Plus, Nick takes a look at Danny Farquhar's struggles, some 2014 situations and more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:04:00 -0500 5 NFL players who shouldn't alarm fantasy football owners't-alarm-fantasy-football-owners Week 1 was littered with performances that disappointed fantasy owners. What else is new? Don't panic. It happens. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:18:00 -0500't-alarm-fantasy-football-owners Steelers may turn Felix Jones into fantasy football RB3 before you know it Like it or not, the Steelers may not be far from the point at which the former Cowboy and -- briefly -- Eagle is their best ball carrier. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:00:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Avisail Garcia raking, Ryan Ludwick exists, more We should all be charting the growth of "Baby Miggy." Matt Adams is finding PT. Plus a surprising pitcher entry and more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:30:00 -0500 Ben Roethlisberger: fantasy football QB1 again? The Steelers' signal-caller looked like copper to fantasy drafters, but the brass tacks could turn him into fantasy black and gold in 2013. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:38:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Adam Eaton heating up, Christian Yelich maturing, more Adam Eaton's preseason sleeper vibe has returned heading into September. Some former TJS patients are on the rise, and much more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:51:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Nats untucking Rafael Soriano? Angels in flight, more Rafael Soriano has to look over the shoulder of his untucked shirt. Who's lurking behind him? Plus, updates on the Orioles, Rays, Angels and more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 30 Aug 2013 10:58:00 -0500 The NFL player you need most to win your fantasy football leagues He's on a ton of championship rosters by the end of the season. And you'll never guess who it is. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:45:00 -0500 Top 16 Fantasy Football Rookies: Zach Sudfeld, Cierre Wood impressive Who doesn't love NFL rookies? But some are no more than hot air. Others, like Giovani Bernard, are a cool drink of water in the summer. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:15:00 -0500 6 more NFL players who should be moving up your fantasy football cheat sheets Ben Tate will rack up fantasy points regardless of Arian Foster's status. Five others deserve a lot more attention, too. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:30:00 -0500 Jim Johnson rebounds, Edward Mujica recovers, Rafael Betancourt's diagnosis, more's-diagnosis--more Two embattled RPs take positive steps. Updates on a few injured CLs, an intriguing keeper, and much more.... (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:14:00 -0500's-diagnosis--more Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Alex Rodriguez appealing, Will Middlebrooks going off, more A pair of AL East third basemen (you'll recognize at least one of them) have enhanced their value. A certain slugging Davis is being picked up in many leagues. (No, not *that* one.) (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:02:00 -0500 5 NFL players who should be moving up your fantasy football cheat sheets Jermichael Finley has disappointed fantasy owners for the past couple of years, but he's ready to win them back. Plus, four others who'll provide nice depth. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:50:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Xander Bogaerts arrives, Travis d'Arnaud takes over, more'Arnaud-takes-over--more A few top youngsters come on the scene. How do they fit in the fantasy landscape? Plus, an underappreciated thief, another young A's SP and a few Friars.... (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:25:00 -0500'Arnaud-takes-over--more Bargain QBs like Michael Vick, Andy Dalton may help you win your fantasy football auction There aren't too many different ways to play a pigskin auction, but targeting the right quarterbacks on the cheap is one way to do it. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:05:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Jim Johnson needs break, Rafael Soriano blown up, more The Orioles' closer has been one of the least dependable of 2013. How close are the Nationals, Rockies, Mariners and Mets to shaking things up? (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:30:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Will Venable on fire, Martin Perez maturing, more This outfielder is going all-out for the Padres. Roto and head-to-head gamers should take notice of this Rangers hurler, Diamondbacks outfielder. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:35:00 -0500 "Fantasy Life" a winner for Matthew Berry, readers"Fantasy-Life"-a-winner-for-Matthew-Berry--readers Minnix wasn't in the ideal frame of mind when he finally read the ESPN senior fantasy analyst's new book. Which should tell you a bit about his reaction. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:30:00 -0500"Fantasy-Life"-a-winner-for-Matthew-Berry--readers Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Ernesto Frieri ousted, Casey Janssen bombed, more The Angels will go by committee until Mike Scioscia picks a favorite. It's far from certain, but the Blue Jays, Diamondbacks and Rockies may change protocol, too. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:25:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: LaTroy Hawkins, Sonny Gray, more The Mets don't have a "closer," but this vet is doing the job. Josh Reddick doubles his HR total. The A's and Rays each have a player on the rise. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:10:00 -0500 The 10-Step Prep to Play Fantasy Football New to the game? Thinking about trying a new league? Just looking to simplify your fantasy life? The essential program. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:15:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Bud Norris, Danny Salazar, more A pair of punchout-driven pitchers for your pleasure, plus a Philly masher and more (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:52:00 -0500 Six fantasy football players moving up my cheat sheets Folks have soured on the maligned Carson Palmer, but things are looking up for him and a host of others this summer. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:30:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Danny Farquhar, Rajai Davis, more Seattle's new stopper, a familiar fast factor, a ... suspended player? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:46:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Ernesto Frieri, Jonathan Papelbon, Mariners The Angels will open up the ninth to others. The Phillies' closer has to put up. Tom Wilhelmsen needs another break. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:50:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Mike Morse, Hector Santiago, more The Mariners' underperforming OF is back from the DL. Why haven't fantasy owners scooped up this White Sox pitcher? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:30:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Houston Astros, Ernesto Frieri, more Bo Porter figures to spend a lot more time on the top step. Do the Angels have their answer? Plus, where relievers have gone, are going, (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:15:00 -0500 Fantasy football draft results: RB minefield We need running backs. But do we need to draft them so highly? Minnix's latest mock draft prompted him to ponder that one. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:00:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Jose Cisnero, Ivan Nova, more The Astros' trade of Jose Veras has opened the door for this righty. And why aren't folks ready to trust this Yanks hurler? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:05:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Marlon Byrd, Justin Smoak, more Those two names? Hardly sexy ... at least on the surface. Numbers say otherwise. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:59:00 -0500 Seven WRs whose roles make them deep fantasy football sleepers In deep leagues, solid players capable of the occasional good game will do, but they don't get much love -- and sometimes, none at all. (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:15:00 -0500 Five wide receivers ready to become big-time fantasy football players If you reach for the potential of wideouts like these, your fake NFL squad is going to have crazy-good depth. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:30:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Diamondbacks, Andrew Bailey, more The Diamondbacks don't have a stopper, and Boston might be stealthy considering a change. Plus, Tom Wilhelmsen, more AL East uncertainty and (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:12:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Tom Wilhelmsen, Jim Johnson, more Seattle makes a familiar change at the back end. Is Jim Johnson losing height in his hold on the Baltimore job? Plus, K-Rod, Joakim Soria and much (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:03:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Ike Davis, Adam Eaton, more Ike Davis is coming back. Should his former owners go running back? The Diamondbacks outfield could soon get more crowded, but that shouldn't stop Adam Eaton from being a target. (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:50:00 -0500 Five running backs who'll come too cheaply in fantasy football drafts'll-come-too-cheaply-in-fantasy-football-drafts The selection of high-upside running backs in late rounds has become imperative now that so few of the top names are reliable. (Nicholas Minnix) Wed, 03 Jul 2013 18:05:00 -0500'll-come-too-cheaply-in-fantasy-football-drafts Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Rajai Davis, Jacob Turner, more Whenever the Jays' speedster finds at-bats, you should find him on your free-agent list and snatch him. Who else deserves your attention? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:51:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Heath Bell, Bruce Rondon, more The Diamondbacks' interim closer adjusts again, but is it too late? The Tigers remain open to ideas. Plus, naturally, plenty (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:30:00 -0500 Forget about Aaron Hernandez, Tom Brady; Stevan Ridley, et al., propel Patriots;-Stevan-Ridley--et-al.--propel-Patriots New England has cut ties with big-time receivers, so Brady doesn't look so hot. But the story, in fantasy football, isn't what some Pats can't do, it's what others can do. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:05:00 -0500;-Stevan-Ridley--et-al.--propel-Patriots Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Huston Street, Heath Bell, more The Padres' closer isn't likely to lose his job, but something has to change. Do the Diamondbacks have any answers? Plus, much (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:45:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Zack Wheeler, Dillon Gee, more Yup, that's a pair of Mets SPs in the title. There's one more Metropolitan waiting for you on wires, as well. Who else deserves your attention? (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:48:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Gerrit Cole, Cameron Maybin, more One of the Pirates' gold pieces will arrive this week. Some Padres have been blessed lately, as well. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:48:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Chris Perez, Addison Reed, more This is not the kind of fantasy trail Chris Perez owners wanted him to blaze. How sticky is his situation? Will it be a bummer, man? And why aren't owners tripping over Addison Reed's latest freak-out? (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:54:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Rex Brothers, Huston Street, more Two NL West closers need some rest. How long will their replacements have value? (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 04 Jun 2013 15:15:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball FAAB rationale: AL LABR, Mixed Tout Minnix makes a couple of low-cost acquisitions, hoping they'll result in more down the road. (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 03 Jun 2013 19:20:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Dodgers, Fernando Rodney, more Don Mattingly may need to shake up his 'pen to help save his job. Must Joe Maddon consider doing the same? Plus, an update on Rafael Betancourt and (Nicholas Minnix) Fri, 24 May 2013 14:45:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Closer Hot Seat: Jim Johnson, Marlins, more Jim Johnson not flying lately. Steve Cishek not alone in saves anymore. Plus updates on Fernando Rodney, Chris Perez and (Nicholas Minnix) Tue, 21 May 2013 15:56:00 -0500 Fantasy baseball FAAB rationale: AL LABR, Mixed Tout Will Max Scherzer turn Minnix's season upside down or make it do the hokey pokey? What's the why for this week's moves? (Nicholas Minnix) Mon, 20 May 2013 18:00:00 -0500 Fantasy Baseball Diamond Market: Mitch Moreland, Roberto Hernandez, more The Rangers and Rays earning dividends off these investments. Plus, undervalued offensive assets starting to rake. (Nicholas Minnix) Thu, 16 May 2013 13:13:00 -0500