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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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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“Here come the Astros burning with desire, here come the Astros, they’re breathing orange fire.” The Astros may be breathing orange fire again, but they sure as hell aren’t making a lot of contact these days. In three games, they have struck out 13 times, 15 times, and 15 times

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The end of Spring Training is a hectic time for every team. When teams finalize their rosters they have to expose some players on waivers. Every other team has to decide if their 24th and 25th guy is better than what is available on the waiver wire. In a similar

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I had one of those situations come up this weekend that is a nightmare for all fantasy baseball players: I had double booked myself. Of course, this was not intentional. I play in a league of players from a fan site I have been a part of for over a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

We finally reach the end of the series on rotters and sleepers. Right field might be the last position on the diamond, but there are some heavy hitters that reached the rotter and sleeper category. Of course, I am looking mainly at performance and not necessarily where these players are

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Fantasy Basketball

I usually don’t comment on matters outside of baseball. However, seeing the latest in the Royce White saga just begged for me to comment in some fashion. For those that don’t want to read the article or just want a simple breakdown of the situation, Royce White left the Rio

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

Of the three outfield positions, left field could be the strongest when you count Mike Trout relocating to left field this season. Ryan Braun and Trout could be the consensus top two picks in most drafts even if experts don’t necessarily agree on the order. Beyond that, you have heavyweights

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

This is one of those times when headlines really don’t tell the real story. Most of the players profiled in this chapter really aren’t rotters. They are more like teasers. The overwhelming amount of potential that is displayed here would lead many to think that at least some of these

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

Pitching is the most elusive of all the positions in baseball. Whether it be starters or relievers, performance from season to season seems to be more fickle than most positions. Yet, real general managers and fantasy baseball managers will spend more figurative money (if you are in an auction league)

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