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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Thursdays are rough days for daily fantasy baseball. You start with a diminished schedule and then split the contest between the early games and the late games. That means the choices for everyone are diminished. However, everyone has to play by the same rules, so if you keep your head

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Football season is right around the corner and many are abandoning their fantasy teams and moving onto football. Draftkings gives you the opportunity to hit the escape button and start over each and every day. Rookie call ups are coming soon, so it is high time to get energized again

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Judging starting pitchers is nasty business. Much of their performance is dependent on their teammates. The pitching numbers are greatly affected by the fielding that goes on around them and the won-loss record is affected by run support and bullpen performance. There is a movement afoot to remove the win

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Like every other position, right field was rocked by injuries this season. If you assume a 12 team league then you had ten right fielders taken in the first ten rounds. When the season is over, only two of the ten players will likely be among the top ten right

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Fantasy Baseball

Center field is the premier position on the diamond. You think of history of baseball and its great players and center fielders usually come to mind. In the 1950s, you had Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, and Duke Snider all in New York. In terms of baseball history, you have the

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

The trade season is not done. A lot of folks consider the non-waiver deadline as the end of the trade season, but with the proliferation of salaries and the extra wild card, the August 31st trade deadline comes with a lot more significance. In recent days, we’ve seen quite a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

The baseball season continues on as we get close to the three-quarters point. That means traditional fantasy leagues are approaching the playoffs. If you are in a league that likes to go two weeks in each round you are already there. Most fantasy players have checked out mentally. With NFL

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Like many other positions, left field has been affected by injuries. Some of the players on the top twenty list would likely be higher if they had not suffered through nagging injuries. Others didn’t even make the top twenty in spite of being very highly ranked. This is where we

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop was more affected by Biogenesis than any other position. Both Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera are in the top six among shortstops in runs created and yet they are virtually done for the season. Peralta may come back for the playoffs, but that doesn’t help the owners now. Take

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

J.P. Riccardi lives on. It’s been a long time since he’s been a general manager in the game, but his wildly stupid contracts nabs another victim. In this case, the solid but spectacular Alex Rios moves in another August trade. This time he goes to the Texas Rangers for player

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