Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of August 30, 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 29 GRADUATED Batters Tyler Naquin, OF, CIN (40% to 65%) Amed Rosario, SS/OF, CLE (44% to 58%) Starters Corey Kluber, SP, NYY (47% to 55%) Relievers Paul Sewald, RP, SEA (38% to 57%) Chad Green, RP, NYY…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of August 23, 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 22 GRADUATED Batters Jazz Chisholm, Jr., 2B/SS, MIA (48% to 55%) Josh Rojas, 2B/SS/OF, ARI (32% to 51%) Starters Huascar Ynoa, SP, ATL (47% to 64%) Elieser Hernandez, SP, MIA (44% to 53%) 50% OR UNDER Amed…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of August 16, 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 15 GRADUATED Batters CJ Cron, 1B, COL (32% to 60%) Robbie Grossman, OF, DET (50% to 54%) Rafael Ortega, OF, CHC (40% to 51%) Myles Straw, OF, HOU (45% to 51%) Starters Logan Webb, SP, SFG (46%…

Waiver Wire Pickups of the Week (Week of August 9, 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 8 GRADUATED Batters Mike Moustakas, 1B/2B/3B, CIN (49% to 59%) Starters Patrick Sandoval, SP, LAA (49% to 52%) Relievers Gregory Soto, RP, DET (50% to 52%) 50% OR UNDER Logan Webb, SP, SFG (46%: new) Webb has…

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,…