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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

A lot of platforms treat all outfielders the same. At first blush, center fielders would seem to be the cream of the crop based on their overall reputations. A lot of that comes from defensive value. Obviously, that has nothing to do with fantasy baseball. We will reveal the medians

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Center field might be one of the deepest positions on the fantasy diamond. Outside of the top two or three guys there are few legitimate superstars, but the position runs through the top fifteen without skipping much of a beat. In that world, ranking the players becomes a bit challenging,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Center field is a premium position in baseball. The skills needed to be a good all around center fielder far outweigh the skills needed to be a good left fielder. Most teams hide a weak defender in left field. It often requires less arm strength and less range to play.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re celebrating the breakouts of James Paxton and Leonys Martin, and finally being honest about Michael Pineda. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING INTERESTING TO PUT HERE, SO LET’S ALL ADMIRE WILY PERALTA BAT

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

This column will be a prequel to my outfield tiered rankings, which will come out next week. This piece will update you on risers and fallers that may be going somewhat unnoticed through the first half-month of the season. Risers Dexter Fowler – Fowler has always been an under-appreciated player

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“Crush” Davis is heading back to Baltimore. Davis was seeking a contract somewhere north of $200MM this offseason, and as a Scott Boras client that has hammered 126 homers in the last three seasons, that request seemed plausible. Although a lot of the money spent this offseason has gone into

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… Madison Bumgarner capped off a four-game sweep of the Nationals with an outstanding performance on Sunday. Bumgarner looked exactly like the pitcher who carried the Giants to the World Series last year with a complete game shutout while striking out 14 and only walking

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com The fantasy baseball world has been Mike Trout’s world for the past three plus seasons. Is someone else prepared to take center stage from Trout at his own position? Naturally, real offensive value may not be the ultimate judge of that particular question. However, it can

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Why should I read this article? If you’ve been following the series, you’ll know the answer to this question. For those just joining us, you will not see any better example of the impact of fielding on playing time than center field. As we saw in

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