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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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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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Fantasy Baseball

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

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Fantasy Baseball

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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Fantasy Hockey

Fantasy HockeyFront OfficeJosh Kay

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 to you,

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Fantasy HockeyFront OfficeJosh Kay

We at the Fix are absolutely on fire with our Daily Fantasy Hockey picks. In the last two days, yours truly has cashed in 10 of 11 events entered, including yesterday where I bagged five first place finishes in each of the five events I entered. In the last two

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Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy Basketball

Here’s part two of our end of season fantasy basketball recap, including the players to avoid and who to target early. This piece was a joint effort by Zack and myself, so set aside some time and have a read! Five Players to watch in 2014-2015 Zack Taj Gibson –

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Fantasy Basketball

Zack and I have had a good time writing about this season’s fantasy NBA. So good in fact that we’re going to punish your fantasy brain with more words, recaps, previews and made up stats than you can shake a stick at. Enjoy Zack’s ability to maintain both flow and

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Fantasy Football

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Green Bay Packers @ Seattle Seahawks Sunday January 18, 2015. 3:05 p.m. EST, FOX Packers’ fans are riding high after knocking off the polarizing Cowboys and silencing their always mouthy fan base. A combination of a one legged QB and fast acting karma doomed Dallas and propelled Green Bay to

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2014 Fantasy FootballFantasy FootballFantasy Football Salary Cap Analysis

Indianapolis Colts @ Denver Broncos Sunday January 11, 2015. 4:40 p.m. EST, CBS Surprisingly this game has really been swept under the rug this week. If you would have said a few weeks ago that Peyton Manning will be taking on the Colts and Andrew Luck in a playoff game,

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Front Office

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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Below are positional rankings for the 15-game early 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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