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Tim Lincecum had an extremely disappointing season in 2012 with career worsts in losses, ERA, WHIP, earned runs, walks, wild pitches, and homeruns allowed. He has slid far down the rankings lists for 2013 with an average draft position so far of 125, which in a 12 team league has

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Mike Olt was drafted out of the University of Connecticut by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2010 draft (#49 overall). Olt hits from the right side of the plate and comes with good size at 6’2” and 210 lbs. Olt profiles as a guy with a

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Paul Goldschmidt belongs in the same draft conversation as Albert Pujols, Joey Votto and Prince Fielder. Hell, in a vacuum, I’d take him ahead of Fielder without a moment’s hesitation. Our own Albert Lang wrote a cautionary piece last week (which I encourage you to check out), warning about the

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2013 Fantasy BaseballBrett TalleyFantasy Baseball

According to the average draft position listed at fantasypros.com, which combines ADP from CBS, Y!, ESPN and MDC, Albert Pujols, Joey Votto and Prince Fielder are all worthy of first round picks in even the shallowest of leagues, the ten-team mixed league. And if you bought our Draft Guide, you’d

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Alan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

The San Diego Padres selected Jedd Gyorko in the second round of the 2010 draft. That same year, the Friars failed to reach an agreement with their first round selection Karsten Whitson, making Gyorko the highest draft pick signed by the Padres. One assumes both a team’s brass and fans

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

When one considers the platoon advantage, it pays to consider your roster the same as a typical general manager would. That is, you only have limited spots, so you must save your platoon bullets where they will do the most good. Therefore, the discerning fantasy player should consider the following

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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Danny Hultzen was drafted out of high school in the tenth round of the 2009 draft, but he did not sign and went to the University of Virginia. He was drafted again in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2011 draft by the Mariners. Hultzen is a lefty with

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Fantasy BaseballJosh Kay

When fantasy owners hear the name Josh Johnson, many of them correctly understand the inherent risk/reward potential that he brings. The question heading into the 2013 MLB season is whether fantasy owners have assessed Johnson’s risk factors accurately enough. Personally, I don’t believe we have. In 2008, Josh Johnson pitched

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“That’s why I’m here in right field just watching the dandelions grow.” — Peter, Paul, and Mary It’s funny how right field changes from Little League to the big leagues. The right field in the infamous Peter, Paul, and Mary tune is the one we remember growing up. It was

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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

There’s absolutely no reason to look ahead to the July trade deadline in February, but let’s do it anyway. Who could get moved? To answer this question I took a look at the 2014 Free Agent list over at mlbtraderumors.com. I was looking for above average players that are currently

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