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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop might be the deepest position on the infield in fantasy baseball. This is definitely unique in history as it is usually the weakest offensive position on the diamond. So, looking back at the draft may not be quite as important as there isn’t as much separation between the top

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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after scoring a run on an RBI single hit by Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals (not pictured) in the fifth inning against the New York Mets in Game Two of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

On these very pages, I lauded the acquisition of Jeremy Jeffress as just as crucial as the acquisition of Jonathan Lucroy. He has a 4.00 ERA in nine games as a Ranger, but has been used in more of a setup role than was originally anticipated. Lucroy has gone nuts

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The AL MVP debate is in full swing. You have the so-called defending champion of each of the past five seasons in Mike Trout. He currently leads the AL in wins above replacement (WAR) and has done that in every season except 2015. Yet, he has only taken home one

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Josh Donaldson
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through the positional analysis, we come closer and closer to looking at the fantasy season as a post-mortem. However, there is still time to swing some deals and there are some players that have come out of nowhere to become legitimate fantasy regulars. The flip side is

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAlan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

In this piece, I’ll be updating one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to target via trade for fantasy baseball players in 2016. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players to target via trade. One of my favorite

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Jonathan Lucroy
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The best thing about baseball is that you can’t script it. The Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians are embroiled in an important weekend series and they didn’t disappoint on Friday night. The Indians hit two home runs in the ninth inning to walk off with the win. The second

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HOUSTON, TX - MAY 04 : Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros receives congratulations from third base coach Dave Clark after hitting a three run home run in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 4, 2012 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.   (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move through the diamond, we see more examples of a wide separation between where players were drafted and where players actually perform. At second base, there are some clear cut winners we could have identified on draft day, but we also find some others that surprised us along

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s a tremendous thing when performance meets expectations. There was no team more hyped in the preseason than the Chicago Cubs and for very good reason. They had a dynamic offense on paper, a top notch rotation, and a very deep bench. The only possible Achilles heal would have been

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Alex Rodriguez
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Friday night was a historic night in baseball. Alex Rodriguez’s Yankee career has come to an end. ARod has been a force in the game like no other since he came up back in 1994. Of course, no player has been more hated in quite some time and most of

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 4: Joc Pederson #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks at his two-run home run that also scored A.J. Ellis #17 against the San Diego Padres during the second inning at Dodger Stadium October 4, 2015, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
2016 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Below we’ve got player rankings, suggested lineups and a projection/research chart for Friday’s 14-game evening slate on DraftKings and FanDuel. Unfortunately, I did not have time to write up thoughts on each game tonight, so there’s no paywall on today’s post. Thanks. Player Rankings **Players are listed according to their FD positional

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