Fantasy First Pitch for Week 3
Which two-start options look promising to our Al Melchior for Week 3? He shares his take on all of your rotation choices for the upcoming scoring period.
Fantasy First Pitch for Week 2
No shortage of potential two-start options to consider for Week 2. Our Al Melchior helps you set the best possible rotation for the upcoming scoring period.
Al Melchior chat transcript (4/3)
Looking at potentially putting in a claim for Justin Smoak or Emilio Bonifacio? Al Melchior shared his take on those two and others in his chat on Thursday. Check out the transcript.
Fantasy First Pitch for Week 1
How might the scheduled rotations impact your initial Fantasy lineups for 2014? Our Al Melchior runs through all of the matchups and the two start options.
Al Melchior chat transcript (3/26)
What decisions do you face in advance of your Fantasy draft? Our Al Melchior stopped by to answer an hour's worth of Fantasy questions in his LIVE chat. Check out the transcript.
2014 Draft Prep: Top 10 Fantasy storylines
How much more might Joe Mauer produce with additional at bats and less wear-and-tear in 2014? Our Al Melchior shares his top 10 Fantasy storylines entering the season.
2014 Draft Prep: 12-team NL-only Rotisserie mock
League-specific formats present special challenges on Draft Day -- moreso if that league is of the Rotisserie persuasion. Our final mock of the season breaks down an NL-only Roto draft.
2014 Draft Prep: Starting pitcher profiles
Owners will find the starting pitching landscape a little more challenging on Draft Day this season. Our Al Melchior takes a closer look at six hurlers that are a riddle entering 2014.
2014 Draft Prep: 12-team mixed Rotisserie draft
We drafted for keeps this time. The results of our final 12-team Rotisserie mock draft took place earlier this week. Check out all of the picks before your Draft Day.
2014 Draft Prep: Outfield profiles
What can owners really expect from Yasiel Puig in his sophomore season? Can Alfonso Soriano continue his renaissance? Our Al Melchior spotlights some perplexing outfielders.
Al Melchior chat transcript (3/12)
Our Al Melchior stopped by to answer another round of your Fantasy Baseball questions in his LIVE chat earlier on Wednesday. Check out the full transcript.
2014 Draft Prep: Third base profiles
Third base might turn out to be the toughest to address on Draft Day for owners, depending on when you take the plunge. Our Al Melchior spotlights a few names you may be considering.
2014 Draft Prep: NL-only H2H mock draft
How late can you wait on a second basemen in an NL-only league? Al Melchior breaks down our latest mock draft for Draft Day tips.
2014 Draft Prep: Shortstop profiles
Which shortstops is our Al Melchior deliberating over as Draft Day approaches? He shines the spotlight on Starlin Castro, Hanley Ramirez and others in search of their true Fantasy value.
2014 Draft Prep: Busts, 1.0
Whether it's with Zack Greinke or Jose Bautista, our Al Melchior sees warning signs ahead. He shares 12 names he'll likely be avoiding on Draft Day in 2014.
2014 Draft Prep: Second base profiles
What might owners expect from an historically inconsistent Aaron Hill in 2014? Is Jedd Gyorko really about to bust out? Al Melchior spotlights six second basemen that he could go either way on.
2014 Draft Prep: 12-team mixed Roto draft
How did our most recent 12-team Rotisserie mock draft play out? Our Fantasy Baseball Today guys break down the picks, the strategies and their own teams.
2014 Draft Prep: Breakouts, 1.0
Is this the year Anthony Rizzo puts it all together for the Cubs and owners? Our Al Melchior spotlights a dozen breakout candidates he'll be targeting on Draft Day 2014.
2014 Draft Prep: First base profiles
Is Eric Hosmer going to take a major step forward in 2014? Is Paul Goldschmidt the real deal? Our Al Melchior spotlights six first basemen that owners might struggle with on Draft Day.
2014 Draft Prep: Sleepers, 1.0
Is Alex Rios still capable of elite Fantasy production in 2014? Our Al Melchior shares a list of 12 sleepers he'll likely have on a lot of his Fantasy teams on Draft Day.
2014 Draft Prep: Catcher profiles
Which catchers is our Al Melchior having a hard time pinning down in advance of Draft Day? He shares his outlook on Evan Gattis, Yan Gomes, Travis d'Arnaud and others for 2014.
Al Melchior chat transcript (2/12)
Our Al Melchior stopped by Wednesday afternoon to answer a round of your Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep questions in his LIVE chat. Check out the transcript.
2014 Fantasy Outlooks: San Diego Padres
The Padres could be an interesting team in the National League and in Fantasy in 2014. Our Al Melchior looks for Draft Day value in his examination of San Diego's roster for Draft Day.
2014 Fantasy Outlooks: Arizona Diamondbacks
The Diamondbacks added Mark Trumbo and have some promising young pitching entering 2014. Our Al Melchior examines Arizona's lineup and rotation for Draft Day.
2014 Fantasy Outlooks: San Francisco Giants
The Giants have some interesting pieces for owners to consider on Draft Day, led by Buster Posey. Our Al Melchior scours the San Francisco lineup and rotation for Fantasy value.
2014 Draft Prep: 12-team Roto mock (2/6)
Our latest Rotisserie mock draft highlights high risk and high reward. Where are you priorities going to be on Draft Day? Al Melchior breaks it all down.
2014 Fantasy Outlooks: Colorado Rockies
It should be more of the same from the Rockies in 2014 for Fantasy owners -- plenty of offense but not much to consider from the rotation. Our Al Melchior takes a closer look.
2014 Fantasy Outlooks: Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers might be the team with the most risk and reward in the majors. Our Al Melchior breaks down the lineup and rotation from a Fantasy perspective in his team outlook.