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Fantasy Baseball Trading Deadline Winners & Losers

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, MLB Network | 0 comments

Fantasy 411 looks at the winners and losers at the MLB trading deadline. How did those late season trades affect your fantasy baseball team? Postive or negative? Watch and learn what the Fantasy 411 guys have to say about the winners and losers at the MLB Trading...

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Preview

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Draft, MLB Network | 1 comment

If you have the MLB Network, you need to be watching Fantasy 411.  It’s a great place to learn more about fantasy baseball and to get inside tips from some of the most knowledgeable people in the game.  Here’s some notes from the special 2 hour draft preview show. Some top fantasy baseball tips Get 6 hitters and 2 closers in the first 8 rounds.  There will be plenty of pitchers left in the later rounds. Make trades only out of necessity and never out of boredom. The work you do on the waiver wire is more important than draft day preparation, because everybody already knows that Albert Pujols is a good player. Come with a plan for your draft.  Don’t copy the experts.  You need to have your own plan that works for you and the team you...

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Roy Halladay MLB 2K11 Commercial

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 in Baseball Video Games, MLB Network | 0 comments

Roy Halladay stars in this commercial for MLB 2K11 and pays tribute to his catcher Carlos...

Read More Releases Top 50 Prospects

Posted by on Jan 26, 2011 in 2011 Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy Baseball Prospects, MLB Network | 0 comments

If there’s one post that you need to read to prepare for your 2011 fantasy baseball league draft, its Jonathan Mayo’s 2011 MLB Top Prospects analysis.  You can also watch the MLB Top 50 Baseball Prospects on the MLB Network.  Make sure you have a pen and paper with you. If you’re not sure about how good these prognosticators are, take a look at their 2010 Top Prospects rankings. Jason Heyward, Braves, OF — runner-up for NL MVP. Stephen Strasburg, Nationals, P Mike Stanton, Marlins, OF — 22 HR’s in 100 games Buster Posey, Giants, C — NL MVP Brian Matusz, Orioles, C Desmond Jennings, Rays, OF — the only guy who did not play in the MLB, but figures to play a role in ’11. Neftali Feliz, Rangers, RP MLB’s Top 50 list requires that its members be...

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Watching the Games Spring Training

Posted by on Mar 7, 2010 in Baseball News, MLB Network | 0 comments

Clearwater Beach, Florida — It’s a tough assignment to have to leave the snow of the Northeast to spend a few days in Florida covering Spring Training 2010, but that’s exactly what the owners of Olympic Internet wanted me to do this season to help get you ready for your 2010 fantasy baseball draft. We couldn’t be everywhere, but we did get to see the Yankees – Rays game on Friday and the Phillies – Pirates game on Saturday.  Here’s some general observations from the games. *  The price of a ticket to Steinbrenner Field – $31.  The cost of the same ticket at Pittsburgh’s McKechnie Field in Bradenton — $11.  If that doesn’t compare a big market franchise with a small market franchise, I don’t know what does. *  If you think Phil Hughes is the answer for...

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Best Fantasy Baseball Tip

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Fantasy Baseball Tips, MLB Network | 0 comments

Here’s the single most important fantasy baseball tip you’ll get for the 2010 season. More important than “don’t take a relief pitcher in the early rounds, as saves are always plentiful.” More important than “your hometown players will always be over-valued in a local league.” The single most important fantasy baseball tip for the 2010 fantasy baseball season is: Watch the Games. We’ve never believed that fantasy baseball should be the reason that you follow baseball; fantasy baseball should be something that you do that helps you enjoy baseball more. By playing fantasy baseball, you naturally become more knowledgeable about the game itself.  You don’t just know about your hometown team, you know all the players in the league if you play fantasy baseball, even the players on the Pittsburgh Pirates. There are many ways to keep up with...

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