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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we talked about yesterday, trade talks are heating up around baseball and it appears the Padres are at the center of it again. On Friday, a rumor emerged that they would deal Melvin Upton Jr. straight up for Ubaldo Jimenez. It came out later that the Orioles were also

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As the all-star game is comfortably in the rearview mirror, the next major hurdle in the timeline comes with the non-waiver trade deadline. This year the deadline will occur on August 1st because the 31st is a Sunday. That means there is a little more than a week left until

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

About five years ago there was an ad that MLB was running about the great players in the game. The general idea was, “remember the time when you saw Player A do this?” The commercial continued until it reached its epic conclusion, “do you remember the time when you saw

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BOSTON, MA - JULY 26: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox waves to the fans before a game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park on July 26, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

My wife (who is a rocket scientist) always makes fun of me when I call myself a scientist. See, I’m an English teacher by trade and I usually faint when asked to solve any sort of complex equation. So, calling myself a scientist in this case is a bit of

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Yulieski Land
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Houston Astros made a major addition on Friday night without having to trade any of their prized prospects. They signed highly touted Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel to a five year 47.5 million dollar deal. The infielder had been highly sought after even though he is 32 years old as

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Drew Pomeranz Fantasy Baseball
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Boston Red Sox continued their roster tinkering when they traded their fourth rated prospect Anderson Espinosa for lefty Drew Pomeranz. The deal marks for the fourth trade the Red Sox have made in the last two weeks. They’ve also acquired Aaron Hill and Michael Martinez to bolster their infield

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- Giancarlo Stanton (strained hamstring) - 
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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s been the loneliest week of the year for baseball fans. The last real games were played on Sunday, so there is very little to recap over the course of the week. The American League won the all-star game again to give the American League home field advantage in the

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utley2
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Hopefully, this is not the first Hall of Fame Index article you are taking in. However, for some this is your first, so I should go through the parameters of what we are doing before diving into the second base pool. Second base is the most intriguing position in terms

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Ziegler
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Red Sox continued to add veteran help to their roster when they traded two minor leaguers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for closer Brad Ziegler. The trade continued a brisk week of activity for the Red Sox and president Dave Drombowski as he also added infielders Aaron Hill and Michael

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stephenstrasburg
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Baseball is a unique game because there is no clock. You cannot go into the victory formation, four corners, or whatever they do in hockey. You have to get 27 outs to win and in the Oakland/Houston game both teams had difficulty getting to 27 outs. Will Harris (selected to

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