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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstops are the quarterbacks of baseball. Whether you are playing Little League in the United States or playing on the sandlots of the Dominican Republic (or anywhere in between), the best players are always shortstops. The same thing normally happens in the minors. Teams prioritize players that start in the

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Offseason Overview Of all the teams we have overviewed to this point, this team seems unfinished. They are on the hunt for more pitching and the reunion with Mike Napoli seems more obvious than any in the sport. Yet, here we are doing the dance waiting for eyes to lock.

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Traditionally, shortstop has been one of the weaker positions on the fantasy baseball landscape, but there have been a rush of dynamic prospects that have come through the sport in the last several years. Now, shortstop is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. The argument over who should

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop might be the deepest position on the infield in fantasy baseball. This is definitely unique in history as it is usually the weakest offensive position on the diamond. So, looking back at the draft may not be quite as important as there isn’t as much separation between the top

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

…they’re often overvalued. As many women can probably attest to, if a man is being acknowledged for one particular, standout characteristic, they’re likely hiding some big flaws beneath the surface. Just like the timid co-ed being wooed by the talented, yet troubled star QB, fantasy baseball owners have to discriminate when

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every offseason there is always one guy that stays on the board way too long. Sometimes their agent overplays their hand or sometimes they just don’t have the value on the open market that everyone thought they had. In this case, the qualifying offer reared it’s ugly head. The Washington

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2015 Quick Overview The Texas Rangers surprised everyone when they went from last place in 2014 to edge the Houston Astros by two games in the 2015 standings. Despite a seemingly mediocre 88-74 record, the Rangers came within one game of advancing to the ALCS. They took a two games

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy 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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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The game’s halfway point is really a misnomer. Some teams will approach 90 games played by the end of the first half. Plus, the fantasy season really isn’t a 162 game affair. In some leagues, the fantasy playoffs take the full month of September. So we’re looking at a little less

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View image | gettyimages.com As we continue on with the real offensive value series, we reach another position where the numbers are more offensive. Shortstops make second baseman look like they are Charlie Gehringer and Rogers Hornsby. Of course, as usual we are getting ahead of ourselves. So, first, let

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