Scott White

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Fantasy Baseball Trade Reaction: Gerrit Cole throws a wrench in Astros rotation, muddying waters for Brad Peacock, Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers

Gerrit Cole is a big get for the Astros, but for a team already loaded with pitching, you have to expect some collateral damage, says our Scott White.

2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Top 50 keepers based on 2017 draft values

Are you looking for value with your keepers? Does the draft pick you'd be forfeiting correspond to where you picked the player in the first place? Then this list is for you.

Fantasy Baseball: Manny Machado sneaks into first round of Rotisserie mock draft to close out winter meetings

The winter meetings have ended, and much of the Fantasy Baseball landscape is the same. But even just rumors can impact the way we draft. Scott White looks at our early Rotisserie mock.

Fantasy Baseball Winter Meetings Trade Reaction: Marcell Ozuna adds to Cardinals' outfield clutter, pushing out notable names

The Cardinals' pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton ended with them acquiring Marcell Ozuna, but Scott White says some interesting outfielders will lose opportunities as a result.

Fantasy Baseball: Giancarlo Stanton trade makes everyone in the Yankees lineup better

With Saturday's trade, Giancarlo Stanton teams up with Aaron Judge to make the Yankees' already stout offense something extraordinary. Scott White considers all the Fantasy implications.

Fantasy Baseball: Shohei Ohtani signing with Angels prompts more questions

Shohei Ohtani has made his decision, but how exactly the Angels plan to use him remains anybody's guess, as does the collateral impact on players like Albert Pujols. Scott White breaks it down.

Fantasy Baseball Trade Reaction: Move to center field in Seattle ups Dee Gordon's value for 2018, but could hurt in dynasty leagues

Dee Gordon has a new team and a new position. He'll play the outfield in Seattle, which could limit his long-term appeal, according to Scott White.

Fantasy Baseball: The best and worst of the seven possible destinations for Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani reportedly has narrowed the field to seven teams. Where would the two-way sensation fit best, and where would he have the lowest collateral impact? Scott White weighs the pros and cons for Fantasy owners.

Fantasy Baseball: How the first two rounds of a 2018 draft should look

Busy daydreaming how your team might look next year? This should help. Scott White projects the first two rounds of 2018 drafts.

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Corey Knebel joins the elite at relief pitcher

The best closers in the game today are some of the best we've ever seen, but relief pitcher is still a position of unparalleled turnover. Scott White shares his top 20 for 2018.

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 Ohtani mean for Fantasy Baseball owners?

Shohei Ohtani 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.

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