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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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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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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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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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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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This product seems to get better every year. The 2013 version of the Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide features more than 100,000 words of fantasy baseball advice spanning 200 pages. (TheFantasyFix.com’s 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide IS READY!) There are more than 15 advice articles on topics such as: the off

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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. Rhiner Cruz, Houston Astros: To say the Astros’ pen is light on potential is an understatement.

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While the Arizona Diamondbacks’ trade of Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado and a grab bag of prospects won’t have a ton of fantasy impact for the players involved, it can teach us a worthwhile lesson about fantasy baseball strategy. The lesson: In baseball, there’s no such

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The Washington Nationals’ signing of Rafael Soriano proves they mean business for 2013.  As many fantasy owners out there remember from 2012, the Nationals started their season with Drew Storen set to be their closer until he was sidelined and required surgery to remove bone fragments from his throwing elbow. 

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Fantasy Hockey

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The biggest goaltender news this past week was the injury to Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard. The 29-year-old net-minder from Syracuse, New York, is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with a knee injury. The first question that arises from this is: “Has Howard been hurt all along?” The former second-round pick is having

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Tonight is a very special night here at the Fantasy Fix. It is the beginning of our everyday Daily Fantasy Hockey coverage. Yours truly has been making money hand over fist, having cashed in 17 of my past 21 entries. We want to bring that kind of profit

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Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy Basketball

This offseason has been eclipsed by the LeBron James decision to return home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers and Carmelo Anthony taking a tour of the league but in the end deciding to stay where his family was most comfortable and he could also get the most straight cash homie, New

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The man I call ‘dependable Al’ was off to his usual solid start to the 2013-14 season until December 26th when he left the Hawks game with what appeared to be a shoulder injury. Later we found out that it was instead a torn right pectoral muscle which reminded his

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Fantasy Football

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SUPER BOWL XLIX NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS vs SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Sunday, February 1, 2015. 6:30 p.m. EST, NBC Finally, after another great NFL season, the Super Bowl is upon us. This is one of the best matchups we have seen in a long time. The clear-cut two best teams in each

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We’re less than a week from this little event we all call the Super Bowl, which also happens to be our last chance to play daily fantasy football leagues before the interminable offseason sets in. Let’s look at some of the players who could offer big bang for your buck

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Folks, I know football is officially upon us, but there is plenty of money to be made before the MLB season finishes up! As always, below I’ve included a discussion on the pitching options, the best teams to stack from and an individual set of player rankings for tonight’s slate

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Below are positional rankings for the 12-game night slate of DraftKings contests on Saturday with some commentary along the way. Keep in mind that salary has a huge impact on a player’s ranking. 

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