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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s been a down time for yours truly playing the daily games. Sudden injuries and ineffective starts have put me in a down streak. It’s times like these that test our mettle. There are two things that will keep you going in a cold streak. First, pick a strategy and

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There were some issues with my last lineup. Apparently, a couple of players went on the disabled list. So, let me offer a logical explanation. The Daily Fixes require some lead time, so I look at the matchups for Wednesday on Tuesday and I look on Wednesday for the Thursday

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Unofficially, this is a continuation of the total run series. However, using total runs when looking at relief pitchers presents a number of problems. It’s one thing to translate total runs into home runs, runs, and RBIs. It’s more difficult with starting pitchers, but the statistic usually translates into some

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Yesterday went a little better than the past several contests had gone, but anyone could say that after the two weeks I’ve had. Baseball has been rocked by some bigger news, but we’ll touch on that later. There is nothing like a little action to make you forget your troubles.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s been a down time for your’s truly on the Daily Fix. Those that follow me on twitter (@sbarzilla) know I’ve had weather issues several times during my prescribed days to play. In the last one, a Brandon McCarthy start was rained out. Judging by his performance the next day,

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy players can go blind tracking down all of the starting pitchers. I’m cutting off the mark at 60. I do this knowing full well that there are probably an additional 30 to 40 viable starting pitchers in fantasy terms. Some of them have limited numbers because of injury while

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

If you want to get a good argument started amongst scouts and baseball insiders, float out the competing ideas of a number one starter and an ace. That should keep you going for a couple of hours at least. If you want to kindle that conversation then throw out a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The last position on the diamond definitely isn’t last in importance to your fantasy team. Admittedly, we are closing in on the one third pole as of this writing, but even then, the numbers among the right fielders in the game are quite impressive. As many as ten right fielders

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me, I can be centerfield. ” — John Fogerty Outfield is the virtual wildcard for all fantasy baseball players. Just as many leagues treat them all the same as divide

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I’m playing in a Double Up! contest. Today is an unusual day in the schedule because there is a full complement of games on a Thursday. That almost never happens. So, today is a good day to play depending on what strategies you like to employ. Don’t forget to get your deposit

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