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Similarity scores were a terrific invention by Bill James. Essentially, every two players start at 1000 and get points deducted for the differences between the basic counting numbers. The concept was simple. If you want to know if a player is a Hall of Famer then you look at who

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Full rosters have reported to camp and spring games are beginning soon. Some of you have already begun your drafts while others are in full preparation. It can be difficult to sift through all of the various publications to make sense of their projections for the coming season. So, what

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Fantasy Baseball

There is never a more fun time in fantasy sports then draft time. Fantasy football players are certainly gearing up for their drafts right now. It’s easy to place all of your eggs in that draft basket, but any good fantasy player knows that how you navigate the waiver wire

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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

At the halfway point it is always fun to check up and see how things are going. People play in different formats and we could look at all of them, but I prefer total points. For one, daily fantasy sports is becoming more and more popular with the laws loosening

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Fantasy Baseball

The rankings this year and every year usually take a beating. They are based on a combination of past performance and future projections. They also cut across multiple platforms as we are expected to look at basic 5×5, six category, and total points universes. We have revisited rankings before, but

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Fantasy Baseball

It might seem a little early to start looking at next year, but as someone wise once said, “past is prologue.” When players start changing uniforms it can be easy to get caught up in the moment of dreaming about how this player will help that player get to the

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Fantasy Baseball

The period of the offseason immediately following the postseason is the loneliest of all for the avid baseball fan. There are generally few trades and players aren’t eligible for free agency yet. So, it is high time to start the process of rating the players. Obviously, some will depend on

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We had been looking at basic five and six category statistics before, but the total points revolution seems to be taking over the sport. Most of you see these numbers in daily fantasy baseball and with changes in legislation, you will only see daily fantasy sports more often. I prefer

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Position rankings are something that usually gets saved for the offseason and we will certainly revisit it then, but the non-waiver deadline means different things depending on whether you are talking real baseball or fantasy baseball. In players playing in head to head leagues, you are looking at the last

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The kids have all gone home for the summer and the NBA playoffs are finally over. Now, it is high time to start looking at the positional power rankings. We will start with catchers and slowly move our way through the diamond. We will use the five basic statistics, but

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