Fantasy Baseball: The Tony Cingrani Dilemma

Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports

Tony Cingrani is pitching so well that he is causing a problem for both fantasy managers and the Cincinnati Reds. What should they do with him?  This is a good problem to have. The 23-year old pitcher has started three games […]


Fantasy Baseball: Spotlight on Todd Frazier

Frank Victores - USA Today Sports

If you are lucky enough to have Todd Frazier on your fantasy baseball team, you have a pretty valuable trade chip right now. Three key 3Bs are on the DL: Ryan Zimmerman, Aramis Rameriz and Hanley Rameriz. Three others are having slow starts: David Freese, Mike […]


Fantasy Football 2013: Could This Be a Breakout Year for Christopher Ivory?

Kelly Cox - USA Today Sports

Christopher Ivory might be getting his shot at being a feature back after his trade to the New York Jets. So this means he could again be an RB of interest in fantasy football this season. Ivory has been a curiosity in […]


Fantasy Baseball: Update on the Sports Writers League

Brad Mills - USA Today Sports

In a previous article, I gave you some details of the Sports Writers Fantasy Baseball League.  The managers are 12 sports writers, six of whom write here at Rant Sports.  This is my first crack at a head-to-head fantasy baseball format; […]


Fantasy Baseball: Barry Zito Tosses Another Gem

Ed Szcezpanski - USA Today Sports

Today, for the third time in four starts this season, Barry Zito pitched seven scoreless innings and got the win. Yet he is available in about 50% of Yahoo! fantasy baseball leagues.  Why is this? The reasons are numerous.  Zito […]


Fantasy Baseball: Matt Kemp and Two Other Top Outfielders in a Funk

Kelvin Kuo - USA Today Sports

    After three weeks of play, three top outfielders have yet to find their stroke, to the dismay of the fantasy baseball managers. On one hand 16 games or so are too small a sample size to draw any […]


Fantasy Baseball: Three Hot Batters on the Waiver Wire Worth a Look

Tom Szczerbowski - USA Today Sports

Unless all of the batters on your fantasy baseball team are performing well, you probably need to be searching the waiver wire to see where you might get some short-term help. Here are three players that are generally available in […]


Fantasy Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals Have Problems at Corners

Brad Bar, USA Today Sports

Fantasy baseball managers must be wondering if they will get any production out of the corner infielders of the St. Louis Cardinals. While the Cards are at the top of the NL Central, they are doing it with little help […]


Fantasy Baseball: Slow Starts for Second Basemen

Rick Osentoski - USA Today Sports

Position scarcity has usually been an issue at second base in fantasy baseball leagues.  But the situation is even worse this spring with the bad starts of a few players at the position. Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians was […]


Fantasy Baseball: Chase Headley Returns to Action

Jake Roth, USA Today Sports

If you have Chase Headley on your fantasy baseball team, as I do, then you are certainly glad that he has returned to the San Diego Padres lineup. So are the Padres. They have missed his bat, as they have […]


Fantasy Baseball: Is Justin Masterson for Real This Time?

Kim Klement - USA Today Sports

When fantasy baseball managers look at the waiver wire for starting pitching help, in 28% of Yahoo! leagues, they see Justin Masterson at the top of the heap. The right-handed side-winder has been a bright spot in an otherwise mediocre start for […]


Fantasy Baseball: Finding a Replacement for Jose Reyes at Shortstop

John Rieger - USA Today Sports

Fantasy baseball managers who own the Toronto Blue Jays‘ Jose Reyes woke up this morning with a big hole in their lineup. Reyes suffered an ankle injury that will keep him out of action for several months. The ranks of […]