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Fantasy Baseball

Fantasy leagues are won and lost in the last half of drafts and on the waiver wire. Picking players at the second half of each position is an inexact science dependent more on the philosophy of the fantasy player than on how good or bad the player is. Some fantasy

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Fantasy Baseball

Usually this isn’t the kind of deal we profile here at The Fantasy Fix. However, there are a few mitigating factors that make it necessary to profile. For one, the Astros had long been in search of another big time starter to add to their rotation. Gerrit Cole may not

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Fantasy Baseball

Center field is as deep a position as there is in baseball. Defense isn’t a consideration in fantasy baseball circles, but it plays a considerable impact in who plays center field. Of course, this is where we get into some murky areas. Some players play enough games in center field

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Fantasy Baseball

Left field is a deep position even if the top end is not as good as the other outfield positions. Some leagues employ five outfielders and some fantasy players use outfielders to fill their utility slot. Players that play in generic leagues should pay attention to their aggregate numbers and

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Fantasy Baseball

There are a number of ways to approach fantasy outfielders. Some platforms consider all outfielders one and the same. Analyzing outfielders in that world is easy enough. Still others consider them in their separate positions. I’ve always approached it with the thinking that is easier to consider them by position

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Fantasy Baseball

We continue our Generation Next into 2018. Each position has its own strengths and weaknesses, but we want to acknowledge the players that are likely to make an impact at the position in 2018. Some positions have guys that have already established themselves at the big league level. There are

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Fantasy Baseball

The calendar has switched over to 2018 and all 30 teams are trying to turn over a new leaf. Millions of fantasy owners are doing the same. Here at the Fantasy Fix we are always trying to improve as well. In honor of that we have decided to add as

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Fantasy Baseball

We always strive to do better as we move through the rankings at each position. So, we have added conventional rankings along with the total points rankings so you can get a better picture of each player. For shortstops, we are adding per 162 game data and Steamer projections to

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Fantasy Baseball

The Generation Next series has been a varied cornacopia of articles depending on the position being profiled. Some positions are stronger than others, so we have had to change our tact. The whole idea behind the series was to profile players that should be considered for the top 20 (or

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2017 Fantasy Baseball

Third base is likely the deepest position on the diamond. So far, two points per game has been the line of demarcation between a fantasy regular and a player that really shouldn’t be in the regular lineup. Third base has nineteen such players. The obvious implication is that you can

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