J.D. Salyer, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

J.D. Salyer

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Cincinnati Reds 2015 preview
By J.D. Salyer On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Cincinnati Reds 2015 preview: Door closed for aging superstars?

Brandon Phillips and Joey Votto have seen better days in Cincinnati. (Frank Victores/USA TODAY Sports) Putting it lightly, the 2014 Reds were a disaster. The window of opportunity was clearly there, but it may have More...

New York Yankees preview
By J.D. Salyer On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

In memorandum: Tanaka and the rising Tommy John problem

Masahiro Tanaka is hoping to pitch again this season. (Getty Images) There is a point during the Oscars where everything comes to a halt and for as long as it takes; we remember those lost who touched our lives More...

fantasy baseball draft strategies
By J.D. Salyer On Monday, March 17th, 2014

Five fantasy baseball draft strategies you should consider

Not selecting Ryan Braun at number three could cost your fantasy team on draft day. Even if you are new to fantasy, or an old vet, one of the first things stuffed down your face is don’t look at spring stats, More...

Kansas City Royals preview
By J.D. Salyer On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Kansas City Royals preview: Will Hosmer and Moustakas finally deliver?

Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas must deliver if the Royals want to make the postseason. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star) As we begin dusting off the smokers for another summer of creating some of the world’s finest More...

Billy Hamilton
By J.D. Salyer On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Cincinnati Reds preview: Gearing up for another playoff run

Will Billy Hamilton’s speed deliver the Cincinnati Reds to the postseason? (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) As the last remnants of a fierce winter come in like a lion and the polar vortex gives us one last hurrah, More...

Homer Bailey throws a pitch.
By J.D. Salyer On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Fantasy Daily: Homer Bailey, Billy Hamilton deliver

  Homer Bailey dominates the Cardinals (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Homer Bailey has been nothing short of brilliant in the second half as he continues his climb up the fantasy pitcher rankings. Last night was a More...

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