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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of the line for the AL lineup grades. Grading out lineups in January is often challenging because it is a lot like nailing jello on the wall. There aren’t a lot of major changes that happen at this point in the offseason, but the competitive balance

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As might have been predicted, the Baltimore Orioles brought back one of their major free agents when they signed Mark Trumbo to a three-year 37.5 million dollar contract. The move probably seems more significant at first glance since Trumbo is coming off of a 47 home run campaign, but as

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Edwin Encarnacion Fantasy Baseball
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball is more or less an individual sport and baseball tends to be a one on one game, but there is a certain synergy that comes from being a part of a team. Players on a good team tend to perform better than players on a bad team. Furthermore,

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Matt Holliday Fantasy Baseball
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The offseason is more than half way through. From here, you get some last second changes, but most of the players have already found their new home. The big time players will go where they go regardless of what team they are on, but average players and even below average

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We have finally reached the end of our series. As we saw in the last piece, the gap between the best and worst starters on the list is pretty thin. As a reminder, we are ranking the pitchers within this group according to their three and five year averages in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve come to the end of the knocking on the door series. When dealing with a group like starting pitchers, there is always a name or two that gets left out. There are a number of up and coming pitchers and we didn’t have enough room for all of them.

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The American League starters represent the end of our series of fantasy rankings. Of course, we will split them into two groups as we did with the National League starters. We will rank them within the group by comparing their three and five year averages in both the four and

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we did with the other positions, we have to profile some younger pitchers that didn’t quite make the cut for the top 36 slots amongst NL starters. Some probably already were better than some of the pitchers listed but because of limited exposure it was difficult to give them

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on

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ClaytonKershaw
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Ranking pitchers is easily the most difficult position to rank on the diamond. A large part of the problem is that so much of a pitcher’s performance is dependent on his teammates. Wins alone are the most misleading statistic in all of baseball. So, this is one of those areas

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