Fantasy Baseball

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 BaseballFront OfficeTotal Run Index

I actually had to settle an internal debate with myself as to how to handle outfielders. Some leagues go with generic outfielders while others break them down by position. I chose the later. Mind you, when classifying these guys it was not an exact science. What I tried to do

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Fantasy Basketball

Fantasy Hockey

Fantasy HockeyFront OfficeJosh Kay

Yesterday wasn’t exactly the greatest for us, thanks to the Minnesota Wild playing their worst game of the season. In addition, the New Jersey Devils and San Jose Sharks both blew leads in the third period with style and grace. Let’s see if we can right the ship today, and get back to our

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Fantasy HockeyFront OfficeJosh Kay

First, an apology to those of you who were expecting a Daily Fantasy Hockey article yesterday. I made a couple announcements via twitter that the DFS articles for this week would be moved to Saturday and Sunday, and then Friday a bonus article — because I had a major exam

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Fantasy Football

2014 Fantasy FootballAlan Harrison

Prior to the 2014 fantasy football season, TheFantasyFix.com released a few articles on potential sleepers to target in your drafts or auctions. Now that the 2014 fantasy football season is officially in the books, I figured it would be a fair exercise to look back at the recommended “sleepers” to

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Detroit Lions @ Dallas Cowboys January 4, 2015. 4:40 p.m. EST, FOX This is a very intriguing game and neither team’s history warrants a whole lot of faith in their ability to step up in a big game. It’s nice for Tony Romo that he got his December woes out

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