Articles by Isaac Buttke

Isaac is an avid baseball fan/writer, the shortstop for the Medulla Oblongata Gators slow-pitch softball team, and a Nyjer Morgan aficionado. In all seriousness, though, he's a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and contributing writer for Rotowire.

Staff Keeper League 3 FAAB Review – May 26th

This past week, plenty of moves were made in RotoWire’s Staff Keeper League 3 (SKL3) by contenders and rebuilders alike. Across the league, five trades were made prior to Friday morning’s FAAB deadline, and one even took place shortly after the FAAB results were announced. These deals don’t go into effect until today, but they did lay the groundwork for some teams’ FAAB strategy. Here are the results from this week’s bidding:

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Staff Keeper League 3 FAAB Review – May 19th

We’re now a month and a half into the season, meaning the dust is beginning to settle in the Staff Keeper League 3 (SKL3) here at RotoWire. Contenders are beginning to make moves to jump into the top spot, sellers are starting to rebuild their team for the future, and everyone is looking to pick up the top free agents on a weekly basis. Starting today, I will be doing a weekly rundown of how the FAAB process worked out in SKL3. FAAB bids process overnight from Thursday to Friday each week, with each owner having a $100 budget for the season.

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Staff Keeper League 3 Auction Recap

I’ve been playing fantasy baseball for much of my life, but nothing I’ve ever played can compare to the league I entered last week. On March 19, I became one of the 18 owners in RotoWire’s brand-new Staff Keeper League 3 (or SKL3 for short). To start the league from scratch, we scheduled an auction to fill a standard 23-man roster with a reserve snake draft to fill out the remaining seven reserve and 10 minor league roster spots.

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Impact Prospects for 2017

Everyone loves prospects.


While expectations are set unrealistically high in some cases, top prospects can make huge splashes upon arrival to the big leagues and turn the tide for fantasy owners. Here are the top prospects that I think have the best chance at making sizeable fantasy contributions once they arrive in the majors in 2017.

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