Fantasy Baseball

Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

I was doing a mock draft with a buddy last night, and he had the fourth overall pick. This is probably the most interesting pick in the entire draft assuming Trout, Braun, and Miggy go one-two-three in some order. The fourth pick can go any number of ways. There are

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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

If you ask a fantasy expert what the most important element of a successful fantasy draft is, they’ll often respond with “preparation.” It’s hard to argue that reading a bunch of articles, listening to different podcasts, and mock drafting are all very helpful to a fantasy player. Do those things.

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Fantasy BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me I can be center field.” — John Fogerty Center field might be the premium defensive position on the diamond (along with shortstop), so the offensive numbers in center field

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Alan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

Billy Hamilton enters the 2013 season as one of the most talked about offensive specimens in recent history. And by offensive, I don’t mean rude, crude or that he carries a heavy bat. I simply mean, he’s fast. Like, the fastest man in baseball, fast. Scouts refer to Hamilton’s speed

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

At the tender age of 24, Paul Goldschmidt batted .286/.359/.490 with 20 HRs and 18 SBs (against just three caught stealings). He scored and knocked in 82 runs in just 145 games. This followed up a somewhat impressive debut in 2011, during which he socked eight dingers in just 48

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Andrew MillerFantasy Baseball

If you want to see what makes baseball scouts drool, look no further than Gerrit Cole, the No. 1-ranked prospect in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization. Cole, 22, was the No. 1 pick in the 2011 Amateur Draft out of UCLA. He’s listed at 6’4″ and 220 pounds. Cole only pitched

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In one of my previous articles, I mentioned Diamond Dollars by Vince Gennaro. One of the concepts he is famous for advancing is the idea of the “platoon advantage.” Like Moneyball before it, Diamond Dollars is a study (in part) on how a team can best use its financial resources.

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Alan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

Over the last week, we released 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 our relief pitchers ranked 16-20: 16.

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Brett TalleyFantasy BaseballFront Office

This is the second installment of our projection series. We will be posting a series of articles in which we project the roto stats for all players who could be useful in mixed leagues. The projections and “Roto Ratings” for each player are available to those who subscribe to our

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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 Hockey

Fantasy Hockey

NHL teams are making the push for respectability heading towards the end of the calendar year. Some annual playoff teams and newcomers to the postseason discussion are mixing and matching lines trying to find another spark to keep from falling back in very crowded playoff pictures. Some of the line

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Fantasy HockeyFix AudioJosh Kay

Host Josh Kay talks with writer Dan Pennucci of RotoWire and the TalkingRed podcast. He can be found at @dpennucci on twitter. The guys discuss the Central Division, including a surprising agreement about who the best team in the division really is.  

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Fantasy Basketball

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Thou shall not draft anyone #1 but Kevin Durant…until Anthony Davis lays waste to the NBA next year. This one is very simple. Don’t look at any other player to take #1 in any format of fantasy NBA this year – whether it be Roto or H2H scoring or even

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Fantasy Basketball

It’s normal to enter your fantasy hoops redraft league wanting the young flashy players and wanting to reach on a guy who could be the next big thing, but let’s not forget why we do this. Tell ’em Herm: That’s right, and last I checked neither upside nor highlight reel

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Fantasy Football

2014 Fantasy FootballFantasy Football

View image | gettyimages.com The Super Bowl is now behind us and it’s never too soon to start looking forward to next fantasy season. This is the last of a four part series in our pre-draft, pre-free agency top 10 list. In this article we’ll be going over the tight

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Fantasy Football

View image | gettyimages.com The Super Bowl is now behind us and it’s never too soon to start looking forward to next fantasy season. This is the third of a four part series in our pre-draft, pre-free agency top 10 lists. In this article we’ll be going over the wide receivers

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Front Office

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Below I’ve included a discussion on the pitching options, as well as a look at the best teams to stack from and an individual set of player rankings for tonight’s slate at DraftKings.

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Front Office

Below we’ve got a discussion of the starting pitching situation as well as the best teams to use for stacks for Tuesday’s 15-game evening slate on DraftKings. We’ve also got projections derived from Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections and rankings of the top plays at each position. There’s a Millionaire Maker event tonight,

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