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2013 Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

Third base is a weak position in terms of rotters and sleepers. Last season, some strong sleepers woke up at third base. David Wright and Ryan Zimmerman awoke from their slumber to turn in some very strong campaigns. Obviously, they are no longer in the sleeper category. Even if he

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

In the last edition, we saw that total run index can help us predict which catchers would continue to struggle and which ones would bounce back. I said help because nothing is 100 percent fool proof. Nothing ever could be 100 percent because that would take all the fun out

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTotal Run Index

We’ve only been making Scott Barzilla’s Total Run Index articles available to our premium subscibers, those who have the Front Office package. But we wanted to give everyone else a peek at Scott’s work. Check it out! And sign up for the Front Office package here. One of the

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

“On a long enough timeline, the survival rate drops to zero.” — Tyler Durden For those that have either read Fight Club or watched the movie, you are familiar with that quote. Of course, we are not talking about real death here, but we are talking about the¬†death of a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we come to a close with our platoon advantage series it pays to take a step back and look at the whole series in the big picture. What the platoon advantage really does is offer you another strategy in how to use your bench. There are a few major

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Millions of people bought Moneyball and millions of others watched the movie. Many of them came away with the idea that the revolution in analytics was all about on base percentage. They were wrong. If you even generalized that to looking at offense differently you would still be wrong. The

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Unfortunately, the rules involving outfielders changes with the platform your league is set up through. Some major websites break them down into their individual outfield positions while others categorize them as generic outfielders. I have broken them up into separate positions because it easier to backtrack from the specific to

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

I hate closers. Okay, maybe that is a bit extreme. It’s not like I send hate mail to Craig Kimbrel and Mariano Rivera. I hate the idea of closers. Of course, my hatred for closers probably shouldn’t have much to do with your draft strategy as it pertains to closers.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through our platoon advantage series, it pays to keep in mind a few simple rules of thumb when using this information to build roster. First and foremost, it is information. I am often surprised myself when I look up the information on all of these players. Bill

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There is a governing rule in the radio business that your listening audience turns over every ten to fifteen minutes. Some people get in the car and some people get out of the car. So, you have to reset your conversation every now and then just to keep the new

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