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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Yup, I’m back for another run of the daily fix. Unlike Wednesdays, Thursdays always present a special challenge in the daily fix, but that can be to your advantage if you plan ahead. Mondays and Thursdays are typically off days in the MLB schedule. Most teams will have one or

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballFront Office

There is no dirtier word in sports than potential. Paul Bear Bryant once said that “potential means they ain’t done nothing yet.” That may well be true, but a fantasy baseball player ignores potential at their own peril. Admittedly, a part of potential means looking back beyond the last season,

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to another stirring rendition of the daily fix. Today, I will be playing the MLB $1K Moon Shot ($1000 Guaranteed). I hope to add to my solid winnings over the last couple of weeks. If you want to get in on the action you can go to DraftKings and

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Front Office

As we noticed with the catchers, positions are rarely balanced between the leagues. One league will have the upper hand and it will change depending on the position. The National League definitely dominated the catchers, but we are going to see the reverse with first basemen. The table coming up

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Front Office

As we continue our journey through the 2013 draft, we find ourselves shifting gears to the most offensively dominant position on the diamond. Obviously, this means that more players will be owned than at any other position. Still, we must remind ourselves that we are talking about designated hitters in

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Once we get past the first week of the season we get to the point where fantasy baseball players become nervous about certain players on their roster. There is an internal voice in every player’s head when the switch gets turned from “it’s early” to “I’m worried.” That switch is

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The First Pitch It was feast or famine night on Wednesday. Five of the thirteen games saw teams score eight or more runs, but there were also four shutouts before the late games even were completed. The Miami Marlins were the only team most people would think would be shutout.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The season just got started a week ago, and if you are anything like me you are ready for some serious action. I enjoy playing the small games, but every once in a while you get that itch to do something a little bit more. Enter the DraftKings $150,000 Walk-Off coming

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Fantasy BaseballFront Office

There are always little pecularities when you break down fantasy baseball into individual leagues. One of those is that each league has positions that are strong and positions that are weak. In the case of catching, we notice that the National League is considerably stronger than the American League. Of

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballFront Office

Everyone’s draft has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the analysis needs to end. In fact, looking back on the drafts this year can give us insight into what the various players in our league were thinking and are thinking about certain players and types of players. I will

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