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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Live drafts and auctions have few things in common, but the main thing they have in common is that the winning players are able to find undervalued players and avoid overvalued players. So, we are taking one last look at the pre-auction values for players at every position to determine

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

Everyone loves rankings this time of year. Valentines Day is the unofficial beginning of draft season for fantasy baseball. There are mock drafts galore on most of the major sites and preseason magazines are coming out with their picks. Baseball Prospectus’s PECOTA projections are about the most accurate in the

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue with our first base series we have to address one of the problems with evaluating first base in general. First base happens to have the most designated hitters assigned to it and we will see an example right off the top of the bat. Some platforms relegate

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The fantasy draft is the single most important event in fantasy sports. The trajectory of your team is set on that day and there is no getting around that. However, that doesn’t mean that leagues are won or lost on draft day. As we have passed the non-waiver deadline and

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The non-waiver trade deadline came this past Monday and there were plenty of high profile players to change teams. In the hustle and bustle of our coverage we missed Jay Bruce going to the Mets and Matt Moore going to the Giants. Those moves could have a dramatic impact on

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re taking a leap with Willson Contreras, giving up on Marcus Stroman, and jumping in on Carlos Santana. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. 3 TO CATCH Players to be picked up; available in most standard leagues Embed

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. So, most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power,

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball fans look forward to the preseason rankings as much as any fantasy player in any sport. There is a whole cottage industry surrounding ranking players for fantasy sports and there is as much science involved as Astrology. So, a second cottage industry has emerged and that is the

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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

Most watercooler discussion surrounding the Cleveland Indians’ offseason has mainly focused on them being the seemingly ideal landing spot for the Chicago’s Jorge Soler. The Cubs decision to sign Jason Heyward has made the young prospect expendable and it appears that all Chicago has left to accomplish this offseason is possibly

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