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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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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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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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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Shelby Miller was drafted out of high school in the first round of the 2009 draft (#19 overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals. Miller is a right-hander with good size (6’3”, 195 lbs) who offers an above-average fastball and curveball to go along with a changeup that has the potential

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Andrew MillerFantasy Baseball

Despite having a laughing stock of an offense, the New York Mets could easily produce five quality starting pitchers for fantasy teams this season, even with the loss of Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey. Dillon Gee, a 26-year-old, started 17 games last year and was in the middle of a

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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 Football

Fantasy Football

View image | gettyimages.com This year’s NFL Draft is not exactly a great QB class. As a matter of fact it’s quite poor. Still, there is some talent there. It’s just a matter of separating the real talent from desperation reaches. In this article we’ll be going over some of

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Fantasy Football

News broke on Thursday morning that Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell will be suspended for the first three games of 2015. The suspension stems from an incident last August. Bell was charged with possession of marijuana and DUI while with then teammate LeGarrette Blount. Many people will panic and drop him

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