Derek VanRiper examines some of the league's most consistent hitters over the last two seasons using expected weighted on-base average (xwOBA).
Derek VanRiper looks for undervalued pitchers by comparing multiple sets of projections to NFBC ADP data.
Derek VanRiper compares two sets of projections to the NFBC's January ADP in hopes of finding undervalued bats.
With three openings in the Houston rotation, Forrest Whitley's path to a 2019 debut is clear. Derek VanRiper looks at Whitley and other early draft-season risers on the mound.
Derek VanRiper looks at some of the early draft season risers among hitters, including Daniel Murphy, who signed a two-year deal with the Rockies in December.
Derek VanRiper looks over the league's biggest risers -- like Colorado's German Marquez -- and fallers with September call-ups looming.
Derek VanRIper is back with his Barometer this week, kicking off his risers section with Reds third basemen Eugenio Suarez, who's been spending time at shortstop recently.
The Mets have had plenty of things go wrong in 2018, but the health and performance of Zack Wheeler has been on the short list of positive developments.
Derek VanRiper takes a deep dive into the fallout from this year's trade deadline, breaking down each transaction with an eye toward the rest of the season.
Derek VanRiper breaks down his MLB Barometer coming out of the All-Star break, keying on Reds shortstop Jose Peraza as his first riser of the week.
Derek VanRiper delivers his weekly MLB Barometer, exploring the pitchers that have undergone the biggest rise in value over the last year -- like Mariners closer Edwin Diaz.
Derek VanRiper turns his weekly Barometer toward evaluating hitters on the rise, like Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger, who currently sits second in the majors with 62 RBIs.
Carlos Correa is under the the microscope this week as Derek VanRiper looks at another batch of risers and fallers around the league.
What's behind Bryce Harper's recent struggles? DVR takes a closer look in his latest installment of the MLB Barometer.
Miguel Andujar's advanced hit tool could help him avoid prolonged slumps as big-league pitchers find ways to get him out in the months ahead.
Derek VanRiper delivers his weekly risers and fallers in the MLB Barometer, zeroing in on Indians infielder Jose Ramirez.
Derek VanRiper explores his risers and fallers in this week's edition of the Barometer, recommending Cards righty Alex Reyes, who looks great after recovering from Tommy John surgery.
There are several interesting stories with the 2018 Phillies, which appear to be overshadowing a big season from Cesar Hernandez.
Jose Berrios has been struggling after an excellent beginning to 2018. Derek VanRiper searches for answers in this week's installment of the Barometer...
Derek VanRiper explores his risers and fallers in this week's edition of the Barometer, recommending outfielder Corey Dickerson in his new digs in Pittsburgh.
Derek VanRiper delivers his weekly risers and fallers, kicking things off with D-Backs outfielder A.J. Pollock, who tore it up in the season's first month.
Derek VanRiper gets into his risers and fallers for the week, kicking things off with Cubs middle infielder Javier Baez, who's now gone yard seven times this season.
Derek VanRiper is sorry he doubted Didi Gregorius and for missing out on Nick Pivetta's potential breakout in this week's edition of the MLB Barometer.
Derek VanRiper breaks down his weekly risers and fallers, pinpointing the Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton as one of the slowest-starting elite fantasy assets 10 games into the season.
Derek VanRiper offers advice on navigating the first month of the season, which is the most difficult for fantasy owners to manage. Plus, this week's Risers and Fallers, including the A's Marcus Semien.
Derek VanRiper reviews his NFBC draft and looks ahead to Opening Day as players like Colorado's Gerardo Parra jockeying for playing time.
Derek VanRiper describes how he adapted to the fluid environment of his recent Tour Wars auction that left him with Shohei Ohtani, along with highlighting this week's risers and fallers.
Derek VanRiper looks at which players are feeling the effects of helium in early spring drafts, and which have had their balloons pop. Is helium warranted in the case of Atlanta's Ozzie Albies?
Vlad Sedler delivers his MLB Barometer for the very last time this season, turning his focus to the league's best hitters and how they project to fare heading into 2018.
Vlad Sedler uses his MLB Barometer this week to bring us his