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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move into September we move along with the total point series. Second base is a surprisingly deep position. It may not have the upper echelon talent that first base has, but they are certainly deep enough. Unlike standard head to head leagues, the total points revolution is taking

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we approach the non-waiver trade deadline we are getting to that point where fantasy players are evaluating their rosters and looking for players to move and get. The stretch drive in fantasy is actually a lot shorter than the real game. The playoffs begin at the beginning of September

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Admittedly, I took some flack last week for going with the obvious choices at first base. This feature creates an interesting conundrum. We can outthink ourselves by going for the under the radar choice when the obvious choice is well…obvious. On the other hand, if that player is owned in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every position on the diamond is different. When one delves into numbers you can go as shallow or as deep as you want. Finding the median is one thing, but you should always consider the distance from the median when making your picks. Putting together a fantasy team can be

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview They say it’s lonely at the top, but the difference between the Cubs and other past champions is that they legitimately were the best team in baseball. Usually, that’s debatable, but the Cubs led the majors in runs scored and runs allowed. They were the only 100+ game

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Now, we continue with the second half of the rankings for second basemen. We are ranking the second basemen in five and six category leagues over the course of three and five year averages for those categories. You will see the player’s rank under each format and composite numbers for

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move through the diamond, we see more examples of a wide separation between where players were drafted and where players actually perform. At second base, there are some clear cut winners we could have identified on draft day, but we also find some others that surprised us along

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Baseball is at the one third mark as most teams have already played their 54th game of the season. Pitching has been the story over the past several seasons, but whether the ball is juiced or hitters are just plain better, hitting has become much more dominant. That is true

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. Most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power, and

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