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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

The last week of the regular season is finally here. I have to admit, playing fantasy baseball at the stage of the season is a daunting task. Most people can’t wait for the regular season to end. Some are looking forward to the playoffs and some are simply looking forward

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Today, I’m playing in a Double Up! contest again. They range anywhere from a dollar to over 100 dollars, but each works the same way. If you finish in the top half you get almost twice as much as you put in. Naturally, DraftKings gets their cut because they have to pay

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Congratulations to the Houston Astros for becoming the first team to lose 100 games on the season. Yes, that might seem a little sarcastic, but it puts them in good position to win the Carlos Rodon sweepstakes. The pitching prospect appears to be along the same lines as David Price

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

With college football and the NFL in full swing, this would seem like the time to finally abandon fantasy baseball, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, most of your friends have left baseball far behind and are in full football mode. That’s better for you because it

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

On a long enough timeline, the survival rate drops to zero. At the beginning of the season, the Dodgers were everyone’s pick to win the NL West because the new ownership group had thrown over 200 million dollars at the team. Unfortunately, they didn’t get out of the gate well

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Let me offer a belated congratulations to the Pittsburgh Pirates and their fans. On Monday, the Pirates won their 82nd game of the season behind a strong seven inning effort by Gerrit Cole. This marked the first time in 21 seasons that the Pirates will finish with a record above

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

The fantasy playoffs officially began yesterday for most people playing full season leagues. That means many of our seasons were effectively over. I do have to compliment one of the commissioners I have a privilege to play with. He set up the league years ago to require players to win

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s the Thursday schedule once again. There are only seven games on the docket, so the options are limited for everyone playing. Fortunately, there isn’t a shortage of good starting pitchers available. Of the fourteen starters, six have ERAs under 4.00. In addition to that, several more have ERAs under

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Leave it to Bud Selig to deny us one of the great things about September. The NL Central has three teams vying for the playoffs and now because of the second wild card it looks like all three will make the playoffs. Even with the single wild card, one of

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Die hard baseball fans are still with us and are excited to see a long list of prospects make their September debuts. Unfortunately, the list is a bit short at the beginning of the month. The AAA season hasn’t officially ended yet and some highly thought of prospects are going

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