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Weekly Hitter Rankings: Home Cooking
Today
Yordan Alvarez and the Houston Astros get to take aim at all right-handers next week, and Todd Zola delivers his Weekly Hitter Rankings with some teams having favorable matchups on their upcoming schedule.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Is the Window Closing?
Today
Tarik Skubal of the Detroit Tigers fronts this edition of Todd Zola's Weekly Pitcher Rankings.
The Z Files: Would You Rather, Pitching Style
3 days ago
Todd Zola polls different groups on which of a pair of pitchers people would prefer for the rest of the season, and thinks Bailey Ober deserves more consideration than he got.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Hotlanta Heating Up
7 days ago
The potent Atlanta Braves lineup has underperformed thus far in May, but with seven games this week Todd Zola projects them to break out in his Weekly Hitter Rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Two for the Price of One
7 days ago
Chris Sale of the Atlanta Braves heads a great group of two-start pitchers in Todd Zola's Weekly Pitcher Rankings.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: In Houston, Offense Isn't the Problem
14 days ago
Juan Soto has six games against right-handers this week, and he’s a player to keep an eye on. Todd Zola steps in the box for the Weekly Hitter Rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Quarterly Review
14 days ago
One of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Yoshinobu Yamamoto is on the bump twice this week for the Los Angeles Dodgers and he’s leading off Todd Zola’s Weekly Pitcher Rankings.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Rangers Rocking and Rolling
21 days ago
Marcus Semien and the World Series-champion Texas Rangers have a top-notch schedule up ahead, making them one of the teams to watch in Todd Zola's Weekly Hitter Rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Solo Shot
21 days ago
Luis Castillo is back pitching well and has two starts this week, and he’s leading off Todd Zola’s Weekly Pitcher Rankings.
The Z Files: Can the Drop in Flyball Distance Influence Roster Management?
24 days ago
Todd Zola considers the impact of the 2024 baseball on the homer totals of certain players, including Corey Seager.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Miami Runs Machine
28 days ago
The Miami Marlins are set up for a big week, facing a relatively weak set of starting pitchers, and the Marlins could capitalize with a big week of offense, as Todd Zola presents this week's Hitter Rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: May is for Streaming
28 days ago
Logan Webb takes the mound twice to take the top spot in Todd Zola's weekly pitcher rankings. With May coming, it might be time for some streaming in your fantasy rotation.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Throwing Shade
35 days ago
Juan Soto is one of the hottest hitters in baseball, and his New York Yankees are one of the teams playing a full seven games, as Todd Zola digs in with his Weekly Hitter Ranking for April 21-27.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Five Times a Charm
35 days ago
Tarik Skubal is on tap for a two-start week, as he's one of the top-ranked starters in Todd Zola's Weekly Pitcher Rankings.
The Z Files: Fantasy Introspection
36 days ago
Todd Zola considers the dilemma of how aggressive is too aggressive when it comes to potential breakout performers like Garrett Crochet.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Manic Monday
42 days ago
Todd Zola presents the Weekly Hitter Rankings.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Fun in Small Samples
42 days ago
Todd Zola presents the weekly pitcher rankings, and with all the pitcher injuries it’s almost fitting that Tyler Glasnow is leading the rankings.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Texas Two Step
49 days ago
Evan Carter and the Texas Rangers join the Houston Astros atop the Weekly Hitter Rankings, presented by Todd Zola.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: To Stream or Not To Stream
49 days ago
Zack Wheeler headlines the Weekly Pitcher Rankings, presented by Todd Zola.
The Z Files: Meet the New Individual Weekly Player Rankings
52 days ago
Todd Zola introduces individual player rankings to the Weekly Hitter Rankings and offers a peek at how they get compiled, and how they might get adjusted as the season progresses.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: South Side of Chicago Is the Battest Part of Town
56 days ago
Luis Robert and the Chicago White Sox face a full slate of games and front Todd Zola's Weekly Hitter Rankings for the Week of April 1-7.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: One at a Time
56 days ago
Corbin Burnes and Spencer Strider lead the contingent of starters in the Weekly Pitcher rankings set by Todd Zola.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Batter Up!
60 days ago
A four-game series against the Rockies makes the Diamondbacks the most attractive lineup for the opening weekend.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: PLAY BALL!
60 days ago
Even with a tough matchup against the Phillies in Citizens Bank Park on Opening Day, Spencer Strider takes the top spot in the first Weekly Pitcher Rankings of the year.
RotoWire Roundtable: Our Latest Fantasy Baseball Top 300 Rankings
64 days ago
Injuries and signings have caused plenty of shifts in our rankings over the last two weeks, with Elly De La Cruz jumping up six spots due to teammates missing time.
The Z Files: Five Is the New Four
75 days ago
Todd Zola considers the impact of extra rest on starting pitchers and wonders if the Orioles will treat Corbin Burnes with the same care that the Brewers did.
RotoWire Roundtable: Fantasy Baseball Top 300 Spring Training Update
78 days ago
Ronald Acuna holds onto the top spot in the RotoWire Roundtable despite his knee scare, but there's plenty of movement behind him.
The Z Files: How Does Changing Divisions Affect ERA?
103 days ago
Todd Zola considers the impact of changing teams on pitching like Corbin Burnes, over and above how a new home venue might alter their projections.
RotoWire Roundtable: Updated Fantasy Baseball Top-300 Rankings
108 days ago
It's still all Ronald Acuna at the top, but Julio Rodriguez has now claimed the second spot in the latest edition of the RotoWire Roundtable rankings.
The Z Files: Projectability of Hitter Strikeout Rates
113 days ago
Todd Zola look at how players like Adolis Garcia made significant improvements in their strikeout rates, and whether any lessons can be drawn that could help project 2024 breakouts.
The Z Files: Surveying 2024 Park Factors
123 days ago
Todd Zola reviews park factors for 2024 and notes that the change in Camden Yards' dimensions is likely having an impact on righty sluggers like Ryan Mountcastle.
RotoWire Roundtable: Fantasy Baseball Top 300 January Update
131 days ago
The RotoWire Roundtable crew shares their latest rankings, with changes as high as the early first round.
The Z Files: Projecting Pitcher's BABIP
133 days ago
Todd Zola considers a new approach to regressing a pitcher's BABIP, which suggests better days should be ahead for Hunter Greene.
The Z Files: How Much Influence Does a Pitcher Exert?
143 days ago
Todd Zola digs into year-to-year correlations on pitching metrics to see which ones a hurler like 2023 All-Star Mitch Keller might be more likely to repeat.
The Z Files: Pitchers I Rank Lowest
157 days ago
Todd Zola digs into the projections on pitchers he has ranked lower than his compatriots on the RotoWire Roundtable, including NL Cy Young winner Blake Snell.
The Z Files: Pitchers I Rank Highest
167 days ago
Todd Zola continues his review of Roundtable Rankings where he's out of step with the consensus, and holds his ground on the Twins' Bailey Ober.
The Z Files: Some 'Splaining To Do
173 days ago
Todd Zola follows up the latest update to the Top 300 Roundtable with a look at some players he made significant adjustments to, including Yordan Alvarez.
RotoWire Roundtable: Fantasy Baseball Top 300 December Update
173 days ago
From Ronald Acuna Jr. to Ryan Jeffers, the RotoWire Roundtable crew shares their updated top-300 rankings.
The Z Files: Hitters I Rank Lower
189 days ago
Todd Zola looks at some hitters he has ranked lower than his Round Table colleagues, and promises his caution with regard to drafting Adley Rutschman isn't an Orioles thing.
The Z Files: Hitters I Rank Highly
197 days ago
Todd Zola takes a look at hitters he has ranked ahead of the pack in the RotoWire Top 300 Roundtable, and isn't sure why everyone else is so down on Ozzie Albies.
RotoWire Roundtable: Top-300 Fantasy Baseball Rankings for 2024
203 days ago
The RotoWire Roundtable is back early this year, featuring an unsurprising consensus top pick followed by plenty of disagreement.
The Z Files: Projecting 2024 Stolen Bases
217 days ago
Todd Zola takes an initial look at how to handle stolen base projections for 2024, especially when it comes to outliers from last year's league-wide boost like Bo Bichette.
The Z Files: NFBC - Postseason Hold 'Em Rankings
232 days ago
Todd Zola offers some strategy tips for the NFBC's Post-Season Hold 'Em Contest and has Mookie Betts at the top of his rankings once he equalizes for games played.
The Z Files: Underdog Fantasy Playoff Best Ball Rankings Refresh
239 days ago
Todd Zola offers an update on the Underdog best-ball playoff contest and explains why he has so much exposure to Julio Rodriguez and the Mariners.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Snake Eyes
245 days ago
Todd Zola has his MLB Hitter Rankings, with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Rookie of the Year favorite Corbin Carroll driving toward a playoff berth.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Yeah, But
245 days ago
Todd Zola has Weekly Pitcher Rankings for the final week of the 2023 season, with plenty of scenarios in play for pitchers who could get pulled from starts based on their teams' playoff status.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: Senior Week
252 days ago
Todd Zola digs in with his Weekly Hitter Rankings, including the Dodgers and Freddie Freeman having one of the best schedules of the week with seven home games.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Start Me Up
252 days ago
Todd Zola rocks and fires with his Weekly Pitcher Rankings, including a two-start week for Milwaukee's Freddy Peralta.
Weekly Hitter Rankings: 99 Games of Ball on the Wall
259 days ago
Todd Zola steps up to the plate with his Weekly Hitter Rankings, and a full week of games, including the White Sox and Luis Robert in the spotlight.
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Running Out of Time
259 days ago
Todd Zola rocks and fires with his Weekly Pitcher Rankings, including a two-start Brandon Woodruff at the top of the rankings.