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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Many of you have already had your draft. If that is the case this is still an important topic to pay attention to, Depending on the makeup of your league and the categories you have to fill, setup men and middle relievers could be an untapped resource. The idea of

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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I hate closers. Okay, that’s a little extreme, but I hate saves. The problem with saves is that they are almost completely dependent on what a team does and not what the individual does. So, forecasting closers is a bit myopic. I refuse to give into the game of forecasting

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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We have reached the moment where we have finally gotten to the best starting pitchers on the market. It shouldn’t be any surprise that most of these guys are clumped on teams that are destined to be there in October. The old adage goes that great pitching beats great hitting.

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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For the discerning baseball fan, there are several sites that become go to sources for information. Baseball-reference.com is usually the best resource for general statistical information. Fangraphs.com and Baseballprospectus.com have good advanced statistics and commentary on those statistics. However, if one wants to find out the most recent news on

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Fantasy Baseball

There have been a ton of theories that could could explain the realitive inactivity of the offseason. We have seen more significant deals in March than at any time in history. Personally, I tend to believe it has more to do with a market correction than anything else. Sure, there

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Fantasy Baseball

As we move through the starting pitchers we begin to see some separation. These rankings are based on PECOTA’s 2018 projections. At best, these rankings should be taken in concern with the previous rankings that were based on past performance. When these two rankings are taken in concert then they

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Fantasy Baseball

We’ve gone through just about every position with our reboot of the rankings. PECOTA does pretty well with position player projections, but pitching is a more challenging group. There are so many moving parts that are beyond the pitcher’s control. We still have a few free agents left. Making predictions

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Fantasy Baseball

We have finally reached the end of our reboot on the rankings. One of the things you will notice about outfielders is that there is not a ton of separation between them. This is where we reach our concept of value. Some of these players might be better offensive players

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Fantasy Baseball

In that last edition we took a look at the top 20 fantasy outfielders according to the PECOTA projections. Naturally, when we start looking at 21-40 we start seeing far less separation. So, sometimes we have to apply our own instincts and we must define our terms. We are looking

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Fantasy Baseball

The rankings took a beating as they always seem to do. If there is anything universal, it is our need to trash others rankings. I’m happy to play along. The previous rankings were based primarily on past performance and not projections. So, we will reboot the rankings here based primarily

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