Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of August 2, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of August 1 GRADUATED Batters Joey Votto, 1B, CIN (33% to 76%) Eric Haase, C/OF, DET (47% to 63%) Harrison Bader, OF, STL (9% to 53%) Starters Jameson Taillon, SP, NYY (44% to 59%) Shane McClanahan, SP, TBR (48%…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of July 26, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of July 25 GRADUATED Batters Luis Urias, 2B/3B/SS, MIL (42% to 53%) Ty France, 1B/2B/3B, SEA (41% to 53%) Akil Baddoo, OF, DET (33% to 51%) Relievers Daniel Bard, RP, COL (50% to 52%) Giovanny Gallegos, RP, STL (50%…

Trade Deadline Targets: Using THE BAT X Rest-of-Season Projections to Find Hitter Values

by Mickey Bell I calculated z-scores using THE BAT X rest-of-season (ROS) projections (https://www.fangraphs.com/projections.aspx?pos=all&stats=bat&type=rthebatx) then compared them to FantasyPro’s ECR (Expert Consensus Rankings; https://www.fantasypros.com/mlb/rankings/ros-hitters.php) to find batters potentially being undervalued by fantasy experts and players. Please follow @DerekCarty, the creator of THE BAT, on Twitter and support his excellent work.…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of July 19, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of July 18 GRADUATED (LAST WEEK) Eloy Jimenez, OF, CWS (46% to 75%) Omar Narvaez, C, MIL (49% to 65%) Willy Adames, SS, MIL (42% to 63%) GRADUATED (THIS WEEK) Logan Gilbert, SP, SEA (49% to 62%) AJ Pollock,…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of July 5, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of July 5 GRADUATED Keston Hiura, 1B/2B, MIL (36% to 64%) Giovanny Gallegos, RP, STL (50% to 51%) 50% OR UNDER Logan Gilbert, SP, SEA (38% to 41%) Gilbert, MLB.com’s 31st ranked prospect, was one of my pickups of…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of June 28, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of June 27 GRADUATED Adam Duvall, OF, MIA (35% to 53%) James Kaprielian, SP/RP, OAK (42% to 53%) Jonathan India, 2B/3B, CIN (43% to 51%) 50% OR UNDER Avisail Garcia, OF, MIL (41%: returning) Garcia’s rostership has dropped back…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of June 21, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of June 20 GRADUATED Jorge Polanco, 2B/SS, MIN (50% to 63%) Amed Rosario, SS/OF, CLE (31% to 55%) Adam Wainwright, SP, STL (41% to 55%) Lucas Sims, RP, CIN (45% to 52%) Robbie Grossman, OF, DET (44% to 51%)…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of June 7, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of June 6 GRADUATED Luis Garcia, SP/RP, HOU (41% to 70%) Bryan Reynolds, OF, PIT (49% to 61%) Pavin Smith, 1B/OF, ARI (28% to 58%) Casey Mize, SP, DET (50% to 57%) Adbert Alzolay, SP, CHC (34% to 59%)…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of May 31, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of May 30 GRADUATED Alek Manoah, SP, TOR (43% to 66%) Rich Hill, SP, TBR (47% to 65%) Framber Valdez, SP, HOU (49% to 62%) Anthony Santander, OF, BAL (46% to 59%) Tyler O’Neill, OF, STL (26% to 54%)…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of May 24, 2021): Best Players Available Under 50%, 40%, 30%, 20%, and 10% on Yahoo

by Mickey Bell *Stats and Roster % as of the morning of May 23 GRADUATED Ian Happ, 2B/3B/OF, CHC (49% to 70%) Gavin Lux, 2B, LAD (46% to 62%) Tyler Rogers, RP, SFG (32% to 60%) CJ Cron, 1B, COL (50% to 54%) Robbie Grossman, OF, DET (49% to 53%)…