CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 5 Starts And Sits

CBS Boston

By Chris Cwik, CBSSports.com

Each Friday the fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week of fantasy baseball.

The end of week 4 marks the unofficial end of the first month of the fantasy season. In reality, April doesn?t end until midway through week 5, but that won?t stop owners from taking stock after nearly a month has passed.

While a month may seem like an appropriate amount of time to start judging players, that couldn?t be further from the truth. In fact, it typically takes at least 150 plate appearances before strikeout rates stabilize, according to an article written by Russell A. Carleton.

Considering Paul Goldschmidt leads all of baseball with 107 plate appearances, it?s just too early to start judging your team. Just in case you need more evidence that a month of data is misleading, look…

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