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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the Week 21 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re appreciating Carlos Rodon, understanding Starling Marte, and running away from Ubaldo Jimenez. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here,

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… On Hall of Fame induction Sunday, it wasn’t the play on the field but a move off the diamond that sent shockwaves through the American League. Johnny Cueto was traded to the Royals from the Reds on Sunday for minor league left-handed pitchers Brandon

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire, where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing week. Most pitchers see the mound once a week, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the Week 14 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re welcoming Patrick Corbin, dismissing Cody Anderson, and appreciating Carlos Rodon. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run

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2015 Fantasy BaseballAndrew Miller

View image | gettyimages.com The rookie pitcher crop hasn’t been as wildly successful or as hype-worthy as the rookie hitter crop. There have been several outstanding performances, whether one game (Heston) or through several starts (McCullers, Syndergaard). The following rookie pitchers are the only ones I feel comfortable – and

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2015 Fantasy BaseballAndrew Miller

View image | gettyimages.com In today’s MLB it seems like anyone can have a successful stint as a starting pitcher. For example, Chris Heston and his no-hitter. Heston, never a top prospect, started strong this year in his first three starts, but in five of his 12 starts this season he’s

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Not every fantasy league has an owner that tries to utilize middle relievers heavily, but when someone does employ it, it’s often fun to watch. If executed correctly, a team can get by with just a couple starters, a couple closers, and a host of shutdown relievers. While

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Rarely does a fantasy season go off without a hitch. Regardless of how well your draft goes, injury or an unexpected down season are bound to affect your team at some point. There are always ways to upgrade your team, and below are five players to

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballProspects

View image | gettyimages.com Most of the time, fantasy players will not reap any kind of direct benefit from the amateur draft for at least two or three years. Of course, every year there are exceptions, and Carlos Rodon will likely be the exception from the 2014 draft. Amazingly, he

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

After the appetizer, it’s time for the main course. What the 2014 MLB Draft lacks in hitting talent it makes up for in intriguing arms. Here are the ones with the best chances of being first round picks come June 5th. Carlos Rodon – North Carolina State University, LHP Rodon

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