While some believe that a high doubles count will ultimately lead to an increase in home runs, Jason Collette takes a closer look at the relationship between the two categories and finds a more interesting connection.
Where have all of the power-hitting first basemen gone? Paul Goldschmidt is one of a rapidly shrinking group of elite bats at the position. Jason Collette looks at the trends and considers the implications for those in keeper leagues.
Robinson Cano took the money and ran away from the Bronx, landing a 10-year deal to go to Seattle. Jason Collette recaps a flurry of recent moves around the league from a very active week leading into the Winter Meetings.
A brutal two-month stretch to begin the season led many owners to discard Wily Peralta, but the growth from that point on might be a good reason to take a chance on him in 2014. Jason Collette takes a look.
Since being drafted second overall by the Mariners in 2009, Dustin Ackley has been largely a disappointment to fantasy owners. Is a changing approach helping him turn things around? Jason Collette takes a closer look.
While Craig Kimbrel would be a candidate to lead the league in saves for the final two months, the Braves' lead in the National League East could prompt the team to limit his workload. Jason Collette looks at ways to make up ground down the stretch.
While Rays pitchers like Jeremy Hellickson were among the first to benefit from the increased use of defensive shifts, league-wide adoption of them has changed the landscape of pitching baselines. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
Even before he was given a chance to close for the Red Sox, Koji Uehara offered value in many formats. Should you ditch a contact-heavy starter for a bat-missing reliever? Jason Collette takes a closer look.
Fernando Rodney was ignored in expert leagues last season, but NL-only league players who punted saves weren't quite so lucky. Jason Collette takes a closer look at the most profitable pickups of 2012.
Nelson Cruz spent parts of eight seasons at Triple-A and was designated for assignment by the Rangers, before breaking out in the big leagues in late 2008. Could a similar situation be developing on the north side of Chicago?
Even uber-prospect Bryce Harper saw a dip in production as he advanced to Double-A last season. Jason Collette takes a closer look at the underlying numbers for the top hitting prospects from last season.
Suddenly first base is looking a bit thin -- especially in the National League. Jason Collette looks at prospects capable of making an impact at the position beyond 2012 with the hope of saving money on second-tier options in future auctions and drafts.
Before you pull the trigger on a rookie-heavy roster in your draft, consider that 20-plus homers from a rookie (Dan Uggla, 27 in 2006) are the exception rather than the rule. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
Injuries to Buster Posey and Joe Mauer have left the talent pool behind the plate thin this season. Still, there's plenty of risk making long-term investments in catchers. Jason Collette breaks it down.