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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

Everything old is new again and just in time as there have been some major changes to the catching landscape in fantasy baseball. Of course, major is probably an overstatement as two players were DFA’ed and one was sent back to the minors. Those players were long since dropped in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We started the weekly standard series a month ago to highlight the very best position player, starting pitcher, and relief pitcher available. Of course, we installed a few parameters to keep us honest and to be more helpful to you. First, we limit the pool to players that are available

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Relief pitchers are the bane of everyone’s existence when it comes to fantasy. The save has become the end all be all statistic everyone craves and yet the save has never been less valuable than it has now. Most teams do not even employ their most effective relief pitcher there

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Ranking players at this point in the season might seem like a fun exercise and it is, but there are real advantages to looking at the data. First, there is always the remote chance that one of these players might be available in your league. A reader last week noticed

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

In the late aughts there was a commercial celebrating the players that made baseball great. They talked about remembering the time I saw this pitcher do this and this fielder do that and it concluded with, “I remember the time I saw Albert Pujols do everything.” So, when we use

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Pitching is the hardest thing to gauge throughout the baseball season. So much of it is dependent on the work of teammates. A bad fielding team behind the pitcher can render him ineffective. A bad hitting team behind can render his good efforts as useless. The same is true of

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The kids have all gone home for the summer and the NBA playoffs are finally over. Now, it is high time to start looking at the positional power rankings. We will start with catchers and slowly move our way through the diamond. We will use the five basic statistics, but

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For many, the fantasy baseball season has been marred by injuries. Some of the game’s biggest stars are either on the shelf or have spent time on the shelf this season. The weekly standard looks at the best position player, starting pitcher, and relief pitcher available. Availability is defined as

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

“I have come here to bury Caesar, not to praise him.” – William Shakespeare The wisest thing the Hall of Fame ever did was insert the mandatory five year waiting period. Otherwise, Hall of Famers would get in due to the mob mentality that overcomes fans when their favorite legends

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most platforms treat outfielders as a group, so we will also treat them as a group. However, we will include the individual positions where they are eligible to help you out in case your league treats each position individually. As you have seen, choosing players to add is difficult. You

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