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2013 Fantasy BaseballChris GarosiFantasy BaseballProspects

Who is Gregory Polanco? Why is he here? Is this ‘pop-up’ prospect for real or is it just my imagination? This Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder has a chance to be a special player beyond what his pedigree suggests. Profile Gregory Polanco was signed as an international free agent in 2009 out

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To try and ascertain whether blown saves have a negative impact on saves and/or value, I pulled every relief season since 2009 and sliced and diced the data, mostly sorting by quantity of blown saves and looking at how relievers performed after blowing a lot of saves. The short of

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In the 2013 Relief Pitcher Guide, I wrote this about Addison Reed: “Aside from a low strand rate (68.5%), high BABIP (.323) and somewhat low K/9 rate (8.84), Reed lived up to his sleeper status. While the K/9 rate was lower than projections, his 22.7 K% was above average –

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Chris GarosiFantasy BaseballProspects

When you think of garbage, think of Akeem. When you think of power, think of Sano. Will Sano’s development produce an Eddie Murphy of power? Or will he be more Arsenio Hall?  Profile Miguel Sano signed for $3.15 million with the Minnesota Twins as a 16-year old. The Dominican-born Sano

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2013 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

One group of pitchers that seemingly goes unnoticed by many is the group that hasn’t been elite but has produced several years of solid performances. Those pitchers fall in the rankings anywhere from 40 to 60 and provide a good back-end to your rotation whether you drafted a couple of

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Over the last several weeks, I have been giving you guys players to look at and consider. Draft times are getting extremely close and so my idea is to give you 4 players to build your team around. There are always going to be variables during an auction and snake

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For this purpose of this exercise, the average draft position trends reflect overall movement, and are taken from our friends at MockDraftCentral.com. Our ADP data is courtesy of FantasyPros.com. Jason Kipnis | 2B | CLE | ADP: 63 | +2% Mock drafters seem to be toying with the idea of

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I’ve updated the 2013 Fantasy Baseball Relief Pitcher Guide . I have edited the sections on: Grant Balfour Luke Hochevar Aroldis Chapman Chris Perez Ryan Madson Carlos Marmol Frank Herrmann Fernando Rodriguez Craig Breslow You’ll get about 42,000 words on mostly relievers and how they might fit into saves, holds, K/9 and

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Aaron Hicks is an outfield prospect for the Minnesota Twins who may have just officially changed his adjective description from prospect to “rookie”.  Going into the 2013 season Hicks was rated the 98th best prospect in baseball by mlb.com, but a strong spring campaign and a weak level of competition

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy BaseballProspects

Jonathan Singleton was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8th round of the 2009 draft out of high school. The big lefty (6’2″ 235 lbs) got to Houston by way of trade when Hunter Pence was sent to Philly. Singleton has been suspended for the first 50 games of

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