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Daniel Murphy

Fantasy Baseball

We’ve been running through the players in alphabetical order now for about the last year. We do this for a number of reasons. The primary reason is that while the past five seasons might give a player a certain ranking, and the rankings may vary based on five or six

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Fantasy Baseball

Baseball has always been a thinking man’s game, but sometimes it takes a while for these ideas to become mainstream. Leave it to gamblers to find a way to make these ideas become more popular with the masses. Total points began as a way to introduce daily fantasy baseball to

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move into September we move along with the total point series. Second base is a surprisingly deep position. It may not have the upper echelon talent that first base has, but they are certainly deep enough. Unlike standard head to head leagues, the total points revolution is taking

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We have brought you the catcher and first base positional rankings. Today we will bring you second base. The idea was to use a crude but unique statistic I like to call adjusted offensive value. It combines batting average with secondary average to emcompass everything a player does offensively. You

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every position on the diamond is different. When one delves into numbers you can go as shallow or as deep as you want. Finding the median is one thing, but you should always consider the distance from the median when making your picks. Putting together a fantasy team can be

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview For the past few seasons, there have been many of us who have crowned the Washington Nationals as the World Series champions before the season even began. Most recently, it happened after they signed Max Scherzer, which added a solidified ace to a rotation that was already loaded

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The G.O.A.T. is a pretty polarizing term in the world of sports. On the one hand, it’s an acronym for  “the greatest of all-time”; which is a bit overplayed with hot-take culture and social media these days, but an accolade all the same. On the other hand, it’s also an

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Now, we continue with the second half of the rankings for second basemen. We are ranking the second basemen in five and six category leagues over the course of three and five year averages for those categories. You will see the player’s rank under each format and composite numbers for

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The National League Most Valuable Player race is more intriguing than the American League race in many ways. For one, the overall quality of the players in the league is not as good as the American League, so the players are more bunched together. Furthermore, the candidates are more traditional

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