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You may recognize Derek Carty from his role on Baseball Tonight, his articles at ESPN.com, or his occasional SportsCenter appearances. He’s also been published by FOX Sports, Sports Illustrated, NBC’s Rotoworld, FanDuel, and Fantasy Insiders, among many others. He’s a long-time DFS player and the creator of THE BAT, the most sophisticated MLB DFS projection system on the market. Prior to DFS, Derek honed his statistical chops as the Fantasy Manager of two of the biggest sabermetric outlets, Baseball Prospectus and The Hardball Times (now the nerdier branch of FanGraphs — yes, that’s a thing), and holds an elite track record in year-long expert leagues (6 titles while finishing top-3 over 50% of the time). He’s also the only active fantasy writer to have graduated from MLB’s exclusive Scout School, which he blends with his statistical background to form a complete picture of a player.
There's a lot of confusion it seems like, as to the effect of humidors, particularly at Coors. Coors is still the elite park in baseball, but it was even crazier before they added the humidor. Just because it's crazy now doesn't mean the humidor didn't d... Read More+1
No trials, unfortunately. The sample size of a trial that last a few days or even a couple weeks wouldn't be enough to draw any meaningful conclusions on. The track record and methodology outweigh it. If you buy it and don't like it after a week or two,... Read More
The other thing to keep in mind is what exactly the final points projections are comprised of. A park like U.S. Cellular tilts heavily towards home runs, especially when you consider that the wind tonight was a big factor. A situation like this is much m... Read More+2
Tonight was about a few things: big park upgrade for OAK, a RHB-heavy lineup, U.S. Cellular being the second best park in baseball for RHB, all of those RHBs getting the platoon advantage against the LHP in Sale, 17-mph wind blowing out to left field (perf... Read More+1