Jeff Zimmerman

Co-author of The Process. BBWAA member. Two-times Tout Wars winner. Three-time FSWA winner. Currently contributing to RotoGraphs, RotoFanatic, BaseballHQ, and Launch Angle Podcast.
Streaming for the Future: Week 6

Streaming for the Future: Week 6

Another week is in the books and it's time to start looking a couple of weeks into the future for some two-start pitchers to grab on the cheap. Like with most weeks, the pickings are slim. While the rotation orders are starting to get jumbled, this week, a bunch of...

Streaming for the Future (Week 5)

Streaming for the Future (Week 5)

Trying to get a week ahead of the waiver wire seems futile at times with games being canceled and injury rates at an all-time high. For me, I'm using the next two weeks as a tie-breaker between similar players. I'm aiming for as much potential value over the next two...

Streaming the Draft

Streaming the Draft

Streaming hitters and pitchers will be essential in order to win leagues in this shortened season. Every at-bat and inning will be vital since the accumulating star players won't be able to differentiate themselves. With every game mattering, streaming talent starts...

Hyun-Jin Ryu: Anchoring Bias

Hyun-Jin Ryu: Anchoring Bias

Hyun-Jin Ryu experienced a career season in 2019 and not because of his production (2.32 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 8.0 K/9). He was better in 2018 (1.97 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 9.7 K/9). The 182 IP was his highest total since he threw 192 in 2013. He entered the offseason as one of the...

Jeff Zimmerman Updated Pitcher Rankings

Jeff Zimmerman Updated Pitcher Rankings

I just released my initial hitter projections and now it's time for the pitchers. The discussion begins and ends with the effect of the NL DH. Again, the reason I start with projections is that they save me a ton of time. I don’t need to take into account differences...

Jeff Zimmerman Updated Hitter Rankings

Jeff Zimmerman Updated Hitter Rankings

I've put way too much thought and effort into analyzing projections over the years. I've been trying to streamline the number of projections and personal adjustments. Even so, I start all my rankings with a set of projections. With a new set of rules for the season, I...

My Method for Evaluating Hitters

My Method for Evaluating Hitters

I'm happy to be given the opportunity to write for RotoFanatic and will be contributing on a regular basis. For my first article, I'm going to step through how I evaluate a hitter's fantasy value using Willie Calhoun as an example. I'll do so by gauging the hitter's...