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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We tend to focus on the little things when teams are successful, but when teams are wildly unsuccessful we tend to focus on the big things. Surely, the Twins were unsuccessful largely because their pitching staff has been a dumpster fire, but there are many reasons why pitchers can look

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“Put me in coach, I’m ready to play today. Look at me I can be center field.” — John Fogerty It would be an interesting battle between shortstop and center field as to which is the premier position on the diamond. Suffice it to say, the superior athletes are playing

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have provided a blueprint. The goal is not to relentlessly suck per se. In reality, the goal is just not to try to overtly win. It is said that a team of replacement level players will win somewhere in the neighborhood of

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Center field is one of the deepest positions on the fantasy diamond and the knocking on the door candidates are no different. Most positions have minor leaguers featured on the list, but in this case we have three fairly prominent major league prospects to consider at the position. Tyler Naquin—

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re believing in Michael Fulmer, dumping Eduardo Rodriguez, and sticking with Michael Conforto. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. DID YOU MISS ME? Sorry about my sudden disappearance over the last couple of weeks. I’ve had some day

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re snagging Michael Fulmer, dumping Dustin Pedroia, and elevating Drew Smyly to his rightful place in the fantasy hierarchy. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We have now profiled every team in the AL Central and it shapes up to be the most competitive division in baseball. The Twins came within a few games of making the playoffs last season and most of their lineup is still young and on the come. Most of the

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy BaseballFix Audio

Ben Duronio of TheFantasyFix.com and RotoGraphs joins Alan Harrison on episode 10 to discuss the Atlanta Braves outlook for 2016. Ben, formerly of TalkingChop, shares his thoughts on the Braves’ projected lineup, rotation and bullpen. Ben and Alan then discuss the state of the Braves’ farm system that is currently ranked among one

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy BaseballProspects

Profile Byron Buxton was the second overall draft pick in the 2012 draft by the Minnesota Twins. The 6-2, 190 pound centerfielder is known for his blazing speed and his incredible defensive attributes. Buxton, 22, has come along a little slower than most had hoped, in large part due to

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There was a very interesting article about the dip in offensive statistics. In particular, walks are down considerably this year as compared to recent years and certainly since the last decade when offense was at its peak. Billy Beane cited capitalism but that’s just a fancy way of saying the

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