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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Evaluating pitchers is easily the hardest thing to do in fantasy baseball. So much of what pitchers do is dependent on those around them. As researchers, scouts, and statisticians put their heads together, the more they realize how much fielding impacts pitching and pitchers’ numbers. Throw in the fantasy element

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAlan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

In this piece, I’ll be updating one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to target via trade for fantasy baseball players in 2016. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players to target via trade. One of my favorite

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the 2016 debut of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re talking Trevor Story, then catching Delino DeShields, keeping Noah Syndergaard, and cutting Ken Giles. A couple notes before we get going: I’m going to switch up the format a little bit this year. It’s been getting a bit stale IMHO, so

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Rating the other positions was relatively easy. Runs above replacement tends to work pretty well and you only needed 20 players at each position. Grading out pitchers is considerably more difficult. Additionally, most teams carry at least five starters, and when you add in the standard 12- team league you

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

2015 Quick Overview The Astros finished 86-76 on the 2015 season. That marked a 16-game improvement from the previous season and a 35-game improvement over a two year period. Most interested observers believed 2016 would be the season where they would burst onto the playoff scene, but it came a

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… The Houston Astros got a great start from Collin McHugh on Sunday as they try to chase down the Rangers for the American League West crown. After losing seven of their last eight games before Saturday, including a four-game sweep at the hands of

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING….. Many have questioned the Mets decision to turn to a six-man rotation with the call up of Steven Matz. After Matz’s first start Sunday, Mets fans probably want to see Matz as a part of their batting order every day. The 24-year-old went 3-for-3

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2015 Fantasy Baseball2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Offseason Overview Although the Houston Astros weren’t a very good team last year as they only won 70 games, their 19-win improvement from 2013 was encouraging after a stretch of three consecutive years with at least 105 losses. While the Astros may have a tough time

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

  For long suffering Astros fans like me, it has been a long time in the wilderness. Of course, getting Biblical is a bit much considering they were in the World Series less than 10 years ago. Philadelphia Phillies fans could ask their grandparents what it was like before the

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

At this point in the season, 90% of the standings in your fantasy baseball league are decided. If you play in a keeper format, it’s time to look to next year. After a little disclaimer, let’s run down three down-on-their-luck players to stash for next season. Obviously, keeper values are

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