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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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers decision to sign left handed pitcher Scott Kazmir had a slight stench of desperation to it. As a die-hard Met fan who once saw the once-prized pitching prospect dealt for the likes of Victor Zambrano, I’d like to state right off the bat that I have no

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The bartering of talent in Cincinnati continued when the Cincinnati Reds dealt Todd Frazier to the Chicago White Sox in a three-team deal that also included the Los Angeles Dodgers. Three team deals get really tricky and usually what happens is one of the teams shoehorns themselves in when their

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Fantasy Baseball

Day-one of Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings delivered a hectic day of news to say the least. Fox Sports Senior Baseball writer Ken Rosenthal tweeted early Monday morning that an apparent deal had been struck between the Dodgers and Reds that would send dominant All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman to

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The season began with high hopes. Of course, that’s the way it goes with most teams these days. With the extra wild card and increasing parity, as many as 25 teams could reasonably hope to compete for a playoff spot. Unfortunately, key injuries and disappointing play have kept the Reds

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com If you read only one thing….. One man’s competitive balance is another man’s parity. Depending on your mood, you may consider the tightness in the standings as a positive thing or a negative thing. Leaving play on Friday night, only one team (St. Louis) had a

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we have everything you need to know to help you win your league.

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

If you read only one thing….. Welcome to the Fantasy Baseball Nightly recap. On Friday, the stars came out to play. One of my favorite lines from literature sums up the night. On a long enough timeline, the survival rate drops to zero. Similarly, if you wait around long enough

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 6. Are we finally seeing some sense of normalcy returning to bullpens around the league? I think we are getting there – hopefully for all fantasy owners we’ll have a pretty good idea of the bullpen situations by the end

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 5. There doesn’t seem to be a slowdown in the upheaval in bullpens around the league. Remember, we’ve moved the chart to its full time home right here. Let’s take a look at what has changed in the last week

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