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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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It seems that Cishek’s tombstone is going to read Closer, July 14, 2012 – October 2, 2012. Few appear to believe in the skillset and, upon Jon Rauch signing with the Marlins, many thought Cishek would be Rauch’d quite quickly. We’ll address the skillset first. In 2011, he struck out

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One thing we’ve learned about the Mets in recent years is that they like the idea of offering short-term, incentive-laden contracts to pitchers with some upside.  Chris Young immediately comes to mind. The caveat to the Mets’ philosophy is simple: Any starting pitcher with a track record of success and durability

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

There are two primary strategies when it comes to fantasy sports. Sure, there are hundreds of “strategies” and I seem to try a new one every year, but the reality is that there are only two: either you take the best player available or you weight players differently based on the position

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Fantasy Baseball

It is hard for the discerning baseball fan to cull through the mountains of data that follow baseball players these days. A simple look at Baseball Reference, Baseball Prospectus, or Fangraphs can send you through a tailspin. Let’s face it, many of us are beyond obsessed when it comes to

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Fantasy Baseball

For players in deeper leagues that find it useful to have a reliever with 70+ K upside or a real outside shot at saves, the below represent some of the best options out there. A.J. Ramos, Miami Marlins: Steve Cishek is a fine pitcher, one capable of holding down a

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

In the coming weeks, a series of articles will be available through the premium section of this site concerning total run index. Like most of you, I don’t pay extra for things unless I am sure that they actually have value. So, in this spot I will try to explain

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

If you read the introductory article on total run index then you know what this is all about. If you have not read that article, it might be helpful to you to understand a little about what is going on. What follows is a table showing the TRI scores for the

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Fantasy Baseball

I don’t mean to brag (well, maybe a little) but I won all my fantasy baseball leagues last year. Even taking into account my utter brilliance, what really carried me to victory was my Bryce Harper/Mike Trout combo patrolling the outfield for each of my imaginary teams. Also, on my

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Fantasy Baseball

Chances are if you play in AL-Only, you view your DH slot as sort of pesky nuisance, a place to stick that 12th round C/1B/OF/DH player who isn’t particularly good at anything. The DH positional slot, however, can be an enormous boon to your power categories if you select the

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