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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Head to head leagues are well into the playoffs now and daily fantasy players have their attention divided between fantasy football and the end of the baseball season. In many ways, it is perfect timing to take advantage of those divided loyalties. We’ve taken a bit of a break in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The three by three by three series continues into the dog days of August. The pennant drive is amping up for most teams, but the fantasy season is considerably shorter for teams playing in head to head leagues. September usually brings the fantasy playoffs, so you might have time for

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstops are dominating the game today, but we don’t necessarily see that with the prices for them in current auctions. Most of you have completed your drafts and auctions by now, but that doesn’t mean that your research is done. Many of you will play daily fantasy baseball. We will

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstops are the quarterbacks of baseball. Whether you are playing Little League in the United States or playing on the sandlots of the Dominican Republic (or anywhere in between), the best players are always shortstops. The same thing normally happens in the minors. Teams prioritize players that start in the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Traditionally, shortstop has been one of the weaker positions on the fantasy baseball landscape, but there have been a rush of dynamic prospects that have come through the sport in the last several years. Now, shortstop is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. The argument over who should

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop might be the deepest position on the infield in fantasy baseball. This is definitely unique in history as it is usually the weakest offensive position on the diamond. So, looking back at the draft may not be quite as important as there isn’t as much separation between the top

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

2015 Season in Review The San Francisco Giants hung in the  playoff hunt for the majority of the 2015 season but ultimately could not overcome their injuries and ended up finishing eight games back of the first place Dodgers. Key everyday contributors Hunter Pence and Joe Panik both missed a

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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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Fantasy Baseball

The dominos of this offseason’s strong starting pitching market have really begun to fall with next week’s Winter Meetings in Nashville looming. Mere hours after losing out on the Zack Greinke sweepstakes to the interdivision Arizona Diamondbacks, the San Francisco Giants’ front office called an audible and signed righthander Jeff

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com As we continue on with the real offensive value series, we reach another position where the numbers are more offensive. Shortstops make second baseman look like they are Charlie Gehringer and Rogers Hornsby. Of course, as usual we are getting ahead of ourselves. So, first, let

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