Scott White

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Fantasy Baseball: Early mock draft for 2018 sees Giancarlo Stanton slip as starting pitchers rise

Yes, Giancarlo Stanton slid too far in our first mock draft for 2018, but Scott White says the changing outfield and starting pitcher landscapes are the bigger takeaways.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Corey Kluber the new No. 2 at starting pitcher, behind Clayton Kershaw

Innings eaters are a dying breed, which makes the true ace more valuable than ever in Fantasy Baseball. Still, there are more than enough high-upside arms to fill out a top 40, according to Scott White.

What could two-way Japanese great Shohei Otani mean for Fantasy Baseball?

Shohei Otani is expected to sign with a major-league club this offseason, but whether he'll pitch or hit or both remains to be seen. Scott White considers the possibilities.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Aaron Judge trails Giancarlo Stanton, Cody Bellinger in the outfield

Aaron Judge is a player whose weaknesses are as well-documented as his strengths. So where does he land in Scott White's top 30 outfielders for 2018?

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: How far does Xander Bogaerts slide at shortstop?

Shortstop isn't the wasteland it used to be, and the top tier seems to grow every year. But is Xander Bogaerts still part of that group? Scott White shares his top 20 at the position.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Josh Donaldson down but far from out at third base

Josh Donaldson's strong finish wasn't enough to keep him in the first-round discussion, but he's still part of a growing elite tier, according to Scott White, who looks at the top 20 at third base.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Jose Ramirez gives second base another early-round option

Second base is as deep as any infield position these days, but it's lacking in true standouts. Scott White looks at the 20 best players the position has to offer.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Where do Rhys Hoskins, Matt Olson slot at first base?

First base has traditionally been the deepest position in Fantasy Baseball, and some newcomers have ensured it'll stay that way, according to Scott White.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Gary Sanchez overtakes Buster Posey at catcher

Buster Posey has been a fixture atop the catcher rankings since breaking into the league in 2010, but Scott White says a changing of the guard is in order.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Do you dare start Bryce Harper or opt for a one-week sleeper like Justin Bour or Jacoby Ellsbury?

Is Bryce Harper a better bet than a waiver claim like Justin Bour or Jacoby Ellsbury? Scott White weighs the possibilities and also looks at two-start options like Collin McHugh and Jake Junis.

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 26 include Matt Olson, Tim Anderson and Jeimer Candelario

The end of the regular season makes for some curious pitching choices, which of course only benefits the hitters. Scott White thinks Matt Olson, Tim Anderson and Jeimer Candelario will continue to take advantage.

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 26 identify Blake Snell as a sleeper amid few certainties

Final week of the season means things aren't going to go as planned, and that's certainly the case for two-start pitchers. Scott White attempts to sort out a messy situation.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Hunter Renfroe still not a great pickup, but Blake Snell, Matt Olson are

Is Hunter Renfroe's three-homer game reason enough to add him? Scott White says now may not be the best time to start him, and that's what matters this time of year.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Adrian Beltre limps to the batter's box while Tim Anderson speeds around the bases

Scott White assesses Adrian Beltre's unexpected return from a "season-ending" hamstring injury as well as Matt Olson's home run binge and Tim Anderson's stolen base surge.

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 25 include Eddie Rosario, Matt Olson and Nicholas Castellanos

The Twins have terrific matchups in Fantasy Week 25 (Sept. 18-25), as do the Athletics and Tigers. Which of their hitters crack Scott White's top 10 sleepers?

Raised in Atlanta by a board game-loving family during the dawn of the '90s Braves dynasty, Scott White was easy prey for the Fantasy Sports, in particular Fantasy Baseball, and has devoted his adulthood to understanding this game about a game. In another time, they would have castigated him for entertaining such fancies, but in these times of plenty, they dress him in a suit and parade him to the masses. Though a believer in the numbers, they're to him no substitute for intuition and common sense. Follow Scott @CBSScottWhite