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MLB Draft Kit: Learning From the Outliers

Derek VanRiper

Derek VanRiper

Derek is the Senior Baseball Editor for RotoWire.com, where he's been a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Baseball Writer of the Year award, and winner of the Best Football Article on the Web (2009) and Best Baseball Article on the Web (2010) awards. Derek also co-hosts RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (XM 87, Sirius 210) from 11a-2p ET on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Learning From the Outliers
by Derek VanRiper (@DerekVanRiper)

Learning From the Outliers will appear in the RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Guide 2014 that recently went to the printer. Look for more from DVR in The Wheelhouse during spring training and the regular season.

The players at both ends of the spectrum - unexpected breakouts and unpleasant disappointments - often dictate our rotisserie fate. Of the 12 most profitable hitters in the Tout Wars Mixed League auction in 2013, only two commanded more than $10 at the draft table - Chris Davis at $16 (he earned $48) and Paul Goldschmidt ($21, earned $47).

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