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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The AL MVP debate is in full swing. You have the so-called defending champion of each of the past five seasons in Mike Trout. He currently leads the AL in wins above replacement (WAR) and has done that in every season except 2015. Yet, he has only taken home one

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Josh Donaldson
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through the positional analysis, we come closer and closer to looking at the fantasy season as a post-mortem. However, there is still time to swing some deals and there are some players that have come out of nowhere to become legitimate fantasy regulars. The flip side is

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Jonathan Lucroy
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The best thing about baseball is that you can’t script it. The Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians are embroiled in an important weekend series and they didn’t disappoint on Friday night. The Indians hit two home runs in the ninth inning to walk off with the win. The second

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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 04 : Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros receives congratulations from third base coach Dave Clark after hitting a three run home run in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 4, 2012 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.   (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move through the diamond, we see more examples of a wide separation between where players were drafted and where players actually perform. At second base, there are some clear cut winners we could have identified on draft day, but we also find some others that surprised us along

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s a tremendous thing when performance meets expectations. There was no team more hyped in the preseason than the Chicago Cubs and for very good reason. They had a dynamic offense on paper, a top notch rotation, and a very deep bench. The only possible Achilles heal would have been

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Alex Rodriguez
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Friday night was a historic night in baseball. Alex Rodriguez’s Yankee career has come to an end. ARod has been a force in the game like no other since he came up back in 1994. Of course, no player has been more hated in quite some time and most of

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 16: Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants bats against the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on August 16, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

With the non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it is time to take a look at the fantasy trade deadline that is looming in most leagues. Draft day is important, but it is high time we take a look at the various positions to see where those players rank

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MILWAUKEE, WI - MAY 31: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks hits a single in the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 31, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Paul Goldschmidt
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The fantasy draft is the single most important event in fantasy sports. The trajectory of your team is set on that day and there is no getting around that. However, that doesn’t mean that leagues are won or lost on draft day. As we have passed the non-waiver deadline and

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BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 12:  Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Mark Teixeira #25 after scoring against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 12, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As noted yesterday, teams will begin making August trades probably in the next week to keep bolstering their rosters. The fantasy playoffs will begin in about a month as well. That gives you three or four weeks to bolster your rosters before the season winds down. Just like in real

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Andrew miller
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The non-waiver trade deadline came this past Monday and there were plenty of high profile players to change teams. In the hustle and bustle of our coverage we missed Jay Bruce going to the Mets and Matt Moore going to the Giants. Those moves could have a dramatic impact on

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