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One of the biggest thrills every year is getting the annual Baseball Propsectus book. They use a system called PECOTA which has its own brand of projections for the coming season. Is it more accurate than Steamer, ZIPS, Rotowire, or any other system? Perhaps it could be, but as a

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As we continue our journey, there are so many things that are up in the air. No one knows when the season will begin, how many games there will be, and how all of this will effect injured pitchers and how it will affect pitchers with innings limits. All of

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We have already had our first casuality of the projections as Chris Sale is going under the knife for Tommy John surgery. I suppose the Red Sox figure that the season could be lost anyway, so why not have Sale come back sharp in 2021 when they will be in

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In my last several articles I’ve mentioned my new book on the bottom. Since we won’t have real or even unreal baseball games for awhile, I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to talk briefly about the book and what it aims to do. First, let me get the

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Christian Yelich Fantasy Baseball
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The Corona Virus has taken a bite out of the baseball season and has taken a bite out of our coverage. It’s been almost a week since my last article. However, it’s time to get back on the horse even if baseball is taking some time off. If you’ve missed

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There is nearly an infinite number of formats in fantasy baseball and working without outfielders is always a challenge. Some leagues have three starting outfielders. Others have five. Then, you get the question of whether you break it down specifically by position or whether you consider them all generically. My

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We continue our series with the top 15 shortstops according to the various projection systems found online. We take five such systems and develop a composite projection Most of these projection systems produce fairly similar numbers, but tt can be hard to know which one to trust. Additionally, we note

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It should be noted in this series that players are listed at their primary position. Sometimes that can get hairy because a number of players have multiple position flexibility. That has a dramatic impact on their draft stock and that isn’t necessarily reflected in the positional rankings. Third base and

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The second base position brings us to a bit of controversy. As everyone knows, the sign stealing scandal has dominated the offseason and that is nowhere more true than here in Houston. No one is really busting down any doors to select Martin Maldonado for their fantasy team and the

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Freddie Freeman Fantasy Baseball
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First base and catcher could not be any more different, but one of the commonalities in fantasy sports is the concept of replacement value. In other words, how much better is one player than the next available player at that position. Both catchers and first basemen have minimal replacement value,

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