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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

“I have come here to bury Caesar, not to praise him.” – William Shakespeare The wisest thing the Hall of Fame ever did was insert the mandatory five year waiting period. Otherwise, Hall of Famers would get in due to the mob mentality that overcomes fans when their favorite legends

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

OFFSEASON OVERVIEW The Red Sox unfortunately fell 11 wins shy of sending David Ortiz off into retirement with a World Series ring last season, but Boston’s championship hopes going forward did not leave the clubhouse with Big Papi. The Sox’s young position-player talent has long been the envy of the

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It seems like yesterday when we were doing our first fantasy baseball final of the 2016 season. Today marks the last one of the season. There were so many great stories we followed as the season went on that it seems unfair to try to pick one to close with.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There is a little more than a week left in the regular season and there is still a lot at stake in both leagues. The wild card hunt is particularly tight in the American League where five teams are fighting for two slots. One thing that is not in doubt

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2016 Fantasy FootballFantasy Baseball

The playoff hunt is in full swing in both real baseball and fantasy baseball. Most standard 12 team head to head leagues are in the first week of the playoff chase. Some leagues have a consolation bracket while others have half of the league checking their fantasy football league rosters

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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

As the all-star game is comfortably in the rearview mirror, the next major hurdle in the timeline comes with the non-waiver trade deadline. This year the deadline will occur on August 1st because the 31st is a Sunday. That means there is a little more than a week left until

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

My wife (who is a rocket scientist) always makes fun of me when I call myself a scientist. See, I’m an English teacher by trade and I usually faint when asked to solve any sort of complex equation. So, calling myself a scientist in this case is a bit of

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most of the focus tonight is on the NBA draft. One of the things that the NFL and NBA have figured out is how to add intrigue to their drafts by allowing teams to trade players and picks to move up and down the draft board. MLB finally allowed limited

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

With the foundation of so many big league careers built on father-son relationships, it’s only fitting that MLB had a full slate of ball games lined up for this gorgeous Father’s Day. New daddy and birthday boy, Jacob deGrom took the mound at home in Citi Field for the Mets

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