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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy outfielders are a dime a dozen. Of course, such a statement involves a lot of different perspectives on how to build a good fantasy baseball team. One could build from a position of strength and load up on fantasy studs. On the other hand, the advanced use of platoons

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Boston Red Sox are a fascinating organization. They have the financial wherewithal to play with the big boys and when you look at their overall payroll it certainly looks like they try. Yet, they have experienced more success when they go the other way. In fact, their most successful

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Nothing is ever cut and dried in New York. The legacy of Derek Jeter will be another in a long line of convuluted tales that changes depending on the person perceiving it. On the one hand, he could get to 3,500 hits with a healthy season and join the all-time

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move closer to the regular season (the real regular season anyway) our thought process begins to change. Many of you have already had your drafts, so the players you tend to look at are the ones on the waiver wire. We will continue to look at rotters and

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Bud Selig is set to retire at some point this century and for me it can’t come any sooner. Of course, he has threatened to retire before, so I’m not holding my breath. With this being said, you can’t rush someone into retiring. They have to do this in their

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Baseball is a game of failure. I hate to be so pessimistic this early on in the season, but when you think about the game itself, it is predicated on failure. After all, in what other sport could you meet your goal 30 percent of the time and be considered

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

When we look at third base we get some unique situations as it pertains to sleepers and rotters. In some cases, people may question whether they are sleepers at all. In the case of Chase Headley, that is definitely the big question. At one point, he was a top three

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTotal Run Index

Every position is different, so this is where substitution value comes into play. Talking about data distribution can bring even the most enthusiastic baseball fan to sleep. Suffice it to say, the data at third base is a lot more condensed than at other positions. This is particularly true if

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I hope you are enjoying the 45 prospects in 45 days series. Prospects are one thing that separates baseball from all of the other major sports. Even if we include hockey, professional baseball has the most intricate farm system in all of the major sports. Prospects represent hope and if

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We continue our series of sleepers and rotters by reviewing the purpose of the series itself. Fantasy players in every sport are always in search of that elusive sleeper. Sometimes, finding the sleeper can be almost as rewarding as winning the championship. It means bragging rights at the next draft

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