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Fantasy Baseball

Just a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking part in a slow mock draft with my colleagues over at RotoGraphs — the fantasy baseball sector of FanGraphs. This was a 12-team standard, 5×5 rotisserie format. Although I will only be commenting on my own team, you can

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Cody Buckel
Chris GarosiFantasy Baseball

Is Cody Buckel a top of the rotation pitcher? Or is he destined to be back of the rotation fodder. Read along as we walk through Buckel’s resume. I scouted Buckel last year and a short report is also included. Profile Cody Buckel was drafted in the 2nd round of

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Fantasy BaseballJosh Kay

Joel Hanrahan really improved his stock heading into 2012 by putting together a really fine season in 2011. In 2011 he focused on ground balls as he raised his ground ball rate by 10.4% over his 2010 mark of 42%. He sacrificed strikeouts in 2011 for those gains, but he

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

I actually had to settle an internal debate with myself as to how to handle outfielders. Some leagues go with generic outfielders while others break them down by position. I chose the later. Mind you, when classifying these guys it was not an exact science. What I tried to do

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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Shelby Miller was drafted out of high school in the first round of the 2009 draft (#19 overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals. Miller is a right-hander with good size (6’3”, 195 lbs) who offers an above-average fastball and curveball to go along with a changeup that has the potential

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Andrew MillerFantasy Baseball

Despite having a laughing stock of an offense, the New York Mets could easily produce five quality starting pitchers for fantasy teams this season, even with the loss of Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. Dillon Gee, a 26-year-old, started 17 games last year and was in the middle of a

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Fantasy Baseball

A poker professional requires a specific set of skills to achieve success, including the ability to think quickly and a willingness to be patient. Of course a little luck is required too, but what really sets a poker player apart is the ability to maintain focus over considerable periods of

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

Shortstop is the weakest position on the diamond in terms of fantasy baseball. Only about half of the 25 top shortstops are regularly above average offensively. In a 12 team league that might not be that much of a concern, but a lot of leagues carry a middle infielder in

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Fantasy Baseball

After two stellar fantasy seasons for the Arizona Diamonds where Chris Young posted multiple 20-20 seasons, Young experienced a disappointing 2012. While a majority of his peripheral numbers stayed the same, he struggled through injury all season and was only able to accrue 363 plate appearances. At the age of

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Fantasy Baseball

Over the next week or so we will be releasing teasers of our staff consensus rankings with the hopes that you will break the bank and purchase our 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit to see the full versions, and more importantly, show us your support. Thanks in advance. Here are

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