Fantasy Baseball Advanced Stats 101: How to use data to find the best hitters

Last year, we received this email from a Fantasy Baseball Today podcast listener: “Hey guys. When you’re using advanced stats in player discussions is there any way you could list other players with similar profiles for context? I personally feel like this will help translate what advanced stat profiles actually could mean for production. Thank you.” This […]

Ross-ter rundown: Kyle Schwarber is primed for a breakout 2020 season

It’s cliché to say, but 2019 was a tale of two seasons for Schwarber. After an average first half, he was one of the best hitters in the National League post-All-Star break. A look at his splits: -Schwarber first half (353 plate appearances): .227/.320/.457 (.777 OPS), 18 home runs, 43 RBIs, 97 wRC+ -Schwarber second […]

Is Kyle Schwarber staying or going? 3 questions about the Cubs left fielder heading into 2020.

Schwarber finished as the team leader in home runs this season, raised his batting average, lowered his strikeout rate and raised his contact rate for the second consecutive season. All of that bodes well for his growth at age 26. But there’s plenty of room for further development, and Cubs President Theo Epstein repeatedly stressed […]

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