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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I hate closers. Okay, that’s a little extreme, but I hate saves. The problem with saves is that they are almost completely dependent on what a team does and not what the individual does. So, forecasting closers is a bit myopic. I refuse to give into the game of forecasting

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Thursday night brought the official beginning of the NFL season. Most fantasy fans have moved on from fantasy baseball and have pushed all of their chips in on fantasy football. If you are reading this then you are at least somewhat interested in fantasy baseball still. You can use that

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s a tremendous thing when performance meets expectations. There was no team more hyped in the preseason than the Chicago Cubs and for very good reason. They had a dynamic offense on paper, a top notch rotation, and a very deep bench. The only possible Achilles heal would have been

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The New York Yankees officially traded closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs Monday, a trade that many anticipated would happen. It had long been known that the Yankees were taking calls on Chapman, and that whether or not they were waving the white flag this season, he seemed to

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The first major trade of deadline week went down this morning when the Chicago Cubs dealt a group of prospects to the New York Yankees for Aroldis Chapman. The Cubs will be sending top shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres, reliever Adam Warren, and outfield prospect Bill McKinney. Obviously, the deal will

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Rangers were able to exact some revenge against the Toronto Blue Jays today in more ways than one. Texas lost a heated ALDS series in five games last season, which was capped off by Jose Bautista’s bat-flip heard round the world, and the team had lost four of six

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais Welcome to The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. Thirteen games were scheduled for tonight,

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Scott Barzilla of TheFantasyFix.com and the Hall of Fame Index joins Alan on episode eight to discuss the site’s relief pitcher rankings. Scott shares his general thoughts on how and when to target relief pitching in fantasy baseball drafts. Additional topics discussed include, but are not limited to, Aroldis Chapman

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

The team at TheFantasyFix.com collaborated their efforts to rank short stops for the 2016 fantasy baseball season. Below you will see each writer’s ranks. Alan and Mick also discussed the rankings on a recent podcast that you can find here. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to leave

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

I will be the first to admit that grading out relievers is not my forte. Unfortunately, there is a huge disconnect between traditional baseball value and fantasy value. Fantasy value is dependent upon saves (and holds to a lesser extent). Saves and holds are essentially opportunity statistics. They have something

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