MLB Barometer: The First Month Is the Hardest
MLB Barometer: The First Month Is the Hardest

This article is part of our MLB Barometer series.

I think the first month of the season is the most difficult month to make pickups.

Replacing a healthy player on your roster based on a handful of bad performances with a player from the waiver wire who has put together a handful of good performances is a dangerous, albeit necessary game.

Even though the fantasy community preaches patience and the need for larger sample sizes, we also know that important players ...

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Derek VanRiper
Derek is the Director of Media for RotoWire.com, where he's been a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Baseball Writer of the Year award, and winner of the Best Football Article on the Web (2009) and Best Baseball Article on the Web (2010) awards. Derek also co-hosts RotoWire's shows on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (XM 87, Sirius 210).
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