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Fantasy Baseball

The beginning of Spring Training is always a good opportunity to reboot the rankings at each position. Drafts are coming up next month and the rankings earlier in the offseason were based on players before they moved to new teams and on past performance. Baseball Prospectus has released their PECOTA

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Fantasy Baseball

Spring Training games are in the books. When that happens it is usually high time to reboot the rankings at every position. Players have changed uniforms later this offseason than most and the first round of rankings took a beating. They always do because they are usually based on past

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2017 Fantasy Baseball

Third base is likely the deepest position on the diamond. So far, two points per game has been the line of demarcation between a fantasy regular and a player that really shouldn’t be in the regular lineup. Third base has nineteen such players. The obvious implication is that you can

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The daily fantasy sports revolution has come and with it the total points revolution has come with it. Total points are a more accurate representation of the player and therefore the thinking and studious fantasy player will be more successful in that format. A large part of the success comes

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The new disabled list rules are wreaking havoc on fantasy teams. It’s one of those unintended consequences of what is likely a positive overall. Teams are less likely to allow an injured player to fester on the bench until he is healthy. Instead you get a healthy body so you

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fielding is becoming more and more important as we gain more information about it. Advanced fielding numbers are increasingly more accurate and therefore more relevant. It has a profound effect on pitching and so more teams are considering fielding when they fill out their lineups on a daily basis. A

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Many of you have already completed your draft or auction, but research shouldn’t end when your draft or auction are finished. Many of you play daily fantasy sports (if your state allows you) and if you do then these results are paramount. They are excellent predictors as to the price

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Third base is the deepest position going in fantasy baseball. That is reflected in the median statistics we will see in a moment, but there is also more star power than at any other position. That will definitely affect how you approach draft day. Keep in mind, when looking at

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Third base is a loaded position in fantasy baseball, so it would make perfect sense than the knocking on the door series would be loaded as well. At least one of them would have rated as a top 24 third baseman based on the numbers from last year alone. However,

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy BaseballProspects

The Houston Astros had a huge image to overcome in the 2015 draft. In 2014, they drafted Brady Aiken first overall and failed to sign him. Something came up during his physical and they pulled their offer off the table. Ironically, he ended up having Tommy John surgery during the

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