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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We used to run a similar feature in seasons past and I thought we would give it another try. The concept is generally the same except I’m giving the feature a position specific bent. This time we will focus on fantasy catchers and hope that we will find enough to

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s fascinating watching low budget teams get around their lack of funds. Watching the big spenders is boring. They simply buy players whenever they need it. The low budget teams must pick and choose what they want to prioritize and what they have to let go of. The Rays and

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve already done catcher rankings this offseason. As much as I love ranking guys 1 through 24, there really is no good way to do it. Some fans have shot back complaining how high or how low a guy is. Their criticism often is valid. So, we are taking a

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the second edition of fantasy catchers for the 2017 season. If you read the first article, you know we are profiling the top 24 returning fantasy players at each position. Naturally, there are some young players that will be left out and we will profile them at a

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

With the non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it is time to take a look at the fantasy trade deadline that is looming in most leagues. Draft day is important, but it is high time we take a look at the various positions to see where those players rank

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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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Fantasy Baseball

It might seem a little early to look projections, but it is never too early to prepare for next season. Besides, these kinds of projections go through a series of adjustments depending on what team they are playing for and who might be surrounding them. However, instead of making lists

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com The catcher position has been like the walking dead this season as several high profile catchers have either missed most or all of the season to date. The preseason rankings are virtually irrelevant at this point with as many as five top ten catchers either on

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Why should I bother reading this? Most fantasy baseball fans would bypass this article the first time they see the word “fielding” in the headline. Why should I care about fielding as a fantasy baseball player? That’s an excellent question and it deserves a serious answer.

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Everyone that studies baseball even in their spare time has pet projects and numbers they love to explore. For me, I love to explore different fielding metrics and plate discipline numbers. I’ve talked about fielding numbers on this site before, but that has a very limited

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