"These projections are not perfect and there will always be hits and misses within them but they give us valuable insight into what the stats are trying to tell us. They are unbiased and unmerciful."
It took years of diving deep into the numbers but I eventually found my own set of benchmarks that let me identify the undervalued starting pitchers for the upcoming season.
It's obvious that the best owners, time after time, are the ones who don't panic once it gets later in the draft and the familiar names are off the board. These great owners are bummed that the draft ended
The projections likely will not predict a sleeper who surprises everyone but they will give you a good idea of which players are being undervalued, perhaps due to public perception about them.
I've been using a system over the past ten years here that gives you a decent chance of hitting bullseye with some of the darts you'll throw in the later rounds of your drafts.
My method for unearthing sleeper pitchers is slightly out of the box but, according to the FantasyPros, I have ended up ranking as the #1 fantasy expert when it comes to ranking starting pitchers over 2016 and 2017.
In the nine years that I've been doing this site, I've been identifying sleepers by setting benchmarks that I've found to be indicative of success and targeting the players with late ADPs who surpass those benchmarks.
Balancing risk with security is an essential part of every fantasy baseball draft. Finding the best sleepers to enhance your team is where the risk comes into play.