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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The firesale in Chicago continues as the Chicago White Sox traded reliever Anthony Swarzak to the Milwaukee Brewers for IF/OF Ryan Cordell. The White Sox still have a few tradable veterans to go before their cupboard is bare. As for the Brewers, they signal that the time is now for

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We took a week off from the weekly standard to cover the first bit of trade activity last week. We are back with the best position player, starting pitcher, and relief pitcher available on the waiver wire. In order to qualify, you have to be available in more than half

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Royals surprised some by throwing their hat into the playoff run a week before the deadline. Mind you, they are currently in if the season ended today, but they also are set to possibly lose Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Mike Moustakas. Some thought they would either stand pat

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The White Sox pulled another blockbuster move on the heels of the Jose Quintana trade to bring in more prospects into the organization. They dealt away Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle to the Yankees in exchange for veteran reliever Tyler Clippard and prospects Blake Rutherford, Ian Clarkin, and

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The trade season is heating up (more trades are rumored to happen by the time this goes to press) and the Tigers and Dbacks are getting involved. The Tigers signaled the beginning of their fire sale by dealing right fielder J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league third

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we approach the non-waiver trade deadline we are getting to that point where fantasy players are evaluating their rosters and looking for players to move and get. The stretch drive in fantasy is actually a lot shorter than the real game. The playoffs begin at the beginning of September

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Nationals need for relief pitching has been one of the worst kept secrets in baseball. They spent the offseason flirting with different closers on the trade block (David Robertson) but were unable to make a deal. They finally pulled the trigger when they traded Blake Treinen, Jesus Luzardo, and

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox pulled off the first major trade of the 2017 season when the White Sox agreed to trade starting pitcher Jose Quintana for minor leagers Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease, Matt Rose, and Bryant Flete. The trade also marks the first significant crosstown trade between

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Third base might be the deepest position on the diamond. Some of you will be more surprised by the players not on the list than the ones on the list. Obviously, that will raise more questions so we immediately go to the methadology for coming up with the list. The

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Fantasy BaseballThe Hall of Fame Index

In continuing with the theme of the last several articles. The Hall of Fame Index demonstrates a few things clearly, but none more prominently than the fact that those that vote for the Hall of Fame don’t necessarily know a Hall of Famer when they see one. The whole notion

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