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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Braves entered SunTrust Park this past week and everything they had done for the previous two seasons led to that moment. They went through a couple of painful seasons where they purged some of their payroll. This offseason they began to add some of that payroll back by adding

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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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The G.O.A.T. is a pretty polarizing term in the world of sports. On the one hand, it’s an acronym for  “the greatest of all-time”; which is a bit overplayed with hot-take culture and social media these days, but an accolade all the same. On the other hand, it’s also an

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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 BaseballAlan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

Below we’ve got a discussion on some some MLB DFS value plays for the Friday 14-game slate on FanDuel. These are some names to consider for salary relief without completely punting the position. Our friends at RotoQL have once again been used to help guide your research for today’s games.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy 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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Daniel Murphy had become one of the most polarizing players for the New York Mets’ fan base in recent memory. Despite being an incredibly gifted contact hitter, Murphy was essentially a positionless player who was very susceptible to the bonehead defensive play or the proverbial “brain-fart” on the bases. He

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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 Sometimes you get numbers so out of whack that you have to rethink what you’re doing. That happened when I tracked the 22 second basemen that have had enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting title. According to baseball-reference.com (as of June 10th), the major

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