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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

AL East complete. AL Central done. It makes sense to do the AL West now, does it not? So let’s head out West and look at some of the fantasy significant Spring Battles currently working their way out. And in this edition, we’ll be taking our first look at a

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the favorite pastimes of the fantasy writer is to take their readers through their draft processes and to brag about who they got on their team. I’ve usually tried to avoid doing that because it involves a little vanity and I’ve spent a lifetime being a kind of

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Continuing the theme of Fantasy relevant Spring battles, going division by division we’re heading from the AL East over to the AL Central. Don’t get too excited about the possibility of snagging a star for a bargain price. But there are some hitters who could sneak into the reckoning given

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Live drafts and auctions have few things in common, but the main thing they have in common is that the winning players are able to find undervalued players and avoid overvalued players. So, we are taking one last look at the pre-auction values for players at every position to determine

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

This year brings something new for me, I will be participating in the first auction of my fantasy career. Playing in auctions in obviously exciting and scary at the same time. Every player is immediately available and yet none are a gimmie at the same time. A lot of planning

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Evaluating pitchers is the hardest part of fantasy baseball because of what I like to call the three P’s. The three P’s in this case are performance, predictability, and portibility. In terms of performance we have what we would call performance data and what we would call process data. For

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve passed the halfway point of Spring Training and rosters are starting to sort themselves out. Managers are beginning to finalize their opening day lineups and rotations; while keeping everything crossed that they don’t have to deal with any more injuries. But for us fantasy players, there’s still some intriguing

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

So it’s late in the draft. You’ve got a team you’re happy with. But there’s something lacking. You feel you’re just a bit short on the pitching side of things. Most of the categories you have covered nicely, but one is lacking. You need one more pitcher to help tip

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most fantasy players play in mixed leagues. The occasional hardcore fan will play in an AL or NL only league, but those are becoming fewer and further between. Yet, the question is always raised about why we would separate NL and AL pitchers in our profile. The answer is really

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