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House of Shlain: On the Cusp?

Nick Shlain

Nick Shlain

Nick analyzes prospects for RotoWire and focuses on the Midwest League during the season.

Well, it turns out drafting and stashing the new kid George Springer was the play. In my Fantasy Sports Writers Association league (the R.J. White league), Springer went for $70 in FAAB and we play with a $100 budget. I understand the move because basically the entire season is left for Springer, but my bid was considerably less aggressive as my outfield is already stacked, my team has good speed, and it's a league that uses OBP. It's a 12-team mixed, but I think someone drafted him and then dropped him. It's hard to keep track of which players get dropped when you play in so many leagues, but I drafted and stashed Springer in two other leagues myself. Anyway, I'm not even saying Springer won't be worth all the FAAB money thrown at him, just noting that your budget took a major hit there.

George Springer

Even with Springer's early call up, I thought there was a chance of there being a small discount on his FAAB price because, well, he hasn't done ve

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