Ray Flowers

MLB/NFL Analyst      

Ray Flowers has been a full-time fantasy analysist for the last 16 years – who has done that? – spending all his waking hours breaking down baseball, football and even hockey back in the day. For the past seven years, since the first day of the channel, he’s been on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio six days a week spewing opinionated analysis with his co-host Kyle Elfrink on the SiriusXM Fantasy Drive (Sirius 210, XM 87). Known for his analytical approach, Ray eschews pitching and quarterbacks early in drafts and isn’t afraid to predict outcomes that go completely against the grain if the data leads him there. When he’s not slaying Twitter with wondrous responses filled with charm and snark, or winning FSWA Writing Awards, he can be found watching a superhero flick, taking a swim or pounding vodka Red Bull’s into the wee hours of the morning.


 Ray's Hitter Breakdown- 9/4
Posted by Ray Flowers on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 15:06

A quick primer for the Hitting Coach piece that will appear seven days a week at Guru Elite. There will be a smattering of data, pertinent to setting your daily squad up. There will be ballpark data. Which parks favor what type of hitters? There will be some BvP data, and yes, it does matter.


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 MLB Hot/Cold: Week 24
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, September 3, 2018 - 14:55

Sample sizes matter an awful lot when it comes to the outlook of a player. Sometimes we allow players too much time to snap out of a slump. At other times, we buy into success too quickly. Each week we will take a look at the recent work on the diamond - one and two-week intervals - to at least detail some of the recent successes and struggles of both hitters and pitchers.


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 Ray's Hitting Breakdown - 9/3
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, September 3, 2018 - 01:33

A quick primer for the Hitting Coach piece that will appear seven days a week at Guru Elite. There will be a smattering of data, pertinent to setting your daily squad up. There will be ballpark data. Which parks favor what type of hitters? There will be some BvP data, and yes, it does matter.


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 2018 MLB Rankings: September
Posted by Ray Flowers on Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 12:00

As part of the MLB Season Long Package at Guru Elite, you are granted access to a monthly rankings update the first of every month. If you aren't part of our winning group yet, don't worry. You can still join our season-long coverage which includes premium weekly articles, a weekend podcast and the monthly rankings update. Click on this link to purchase coverage for the rest of the season, or if you prefer, to get the package for just a month at a time (click on MLB Seasonal on the toolbar at the top to access this package). Here is that update which includes a link to a downloadable Excel file. 


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 MLB Splits: Week 23
Posted by Ray Flowers on Friday, August 31, 2018 - 15:00

We’ve been breaking down splits all season long. Figured I would try something different today. We have chosen to break down offensive performances by days of the week, Monday through Sunday. Green obviously denotes a good mark on the spreadsheet. As for hurlers, a bit more traditional is their review, though, there is some stuff in there about relievers and first batters faced in innings.

We’re taking a look at the work of the men at the dish, and on the bump, in the following situations: (1) Games at day or under the lights at night, (2) Runners in scoring position, (3) When ahead in the count and (4) When behind in the count.


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