RotoWire Partners

Rounding Third: Week 5 Primer

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

Week 5 Primer - Droppers Regret, Schedule Quirks, FAAB Results

A good league forces you to make tough decisions on whom to drop in addition to who to pick up. And thus, regret is a normal aspect of fantasy baseball, beyond simply whiffing on a guy at the draft table - here's looking at you, Jesse Chavez. So far my biggest in-season regret is dropping Marcus Stroman in AL Tout Wars. I saw Stroman pitch in the Arizona Fall League and heard the various minor league and pitching experts on the various panels coo about his talent while lamenting his lack of size. More than once the comparison was made to Roy Oswalt - though to be fair, anytime there's a short right-hander with talent, he gets compared to Oswalt. But listening to those kudos put Stroman on my endgame radar and I spent a buck on him at the end of the Tout auction. But then he had a rough spring and got sent down, and in my infinite wisdom I dropped him after all of two weeks, only to see

You've reached the end of our free article preview.
See below to find out how you can read the full version of this article.

Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.

At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.

Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:

➤ Amazing draft kits.  ➤ Full stat projections.
➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.  ➤ Customizable rankings.
➤ Instant news updates.  ➤ Free multi-sport access.
➤ Private expert Q&A.  ➤ And much more!

Get Access To RotoWire Now

Already Registered? Login Now

If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.

Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.

Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.