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Alan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

As I’ve noted numerous times in the past, the fantasy baseball industry is lucky to have many analysts with interesting strategies up their sleeves to target or sell players. One particular strategy I’ve enjoyed using over the years is K%+IFFB%-BB% to target pitchers. Strikeouts and the ability to induce easy

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Fantasy Baseball

We’re now two months into the season and have a pretty clear outlook on where our fantasy teams are and what we need to do the remainder of the year. That tends to lean towards trades, especially in deeper leagues where the waiver wire is an ugly and destitute place.

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Fantasy BaseballFix Audio

Alan Harrison (@TheFantasyFix) and co-host Scott Barzilla (@sbarzilla) start episode 21 discussing some box score tidbits from Tuesday, 4/30 including four two homer games from Franmil Reyes, jack-and-a-bag efforts from Anthony Rizzo and Jake Marisnick and fine outings on the mound from Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer. The guys touch

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Fantasy Baseball

As we move through the starting pitchers we begin to see some separation. These rankings are based on PECOTA’s 2018 projections. At best, these rankings should be taken in concern with the previous rankings that were based on past performance. When these two rankings are taken in concert then they

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Fantasy Baseball

Continuing through the starting pitcher universe becomes increasingly tricky. We use five-year averages to get as much data as we can, but sometimes that hamstrings us. Some pitchers suddenly emerge and some suddenly regress. So, the rankings represents our best guessing game when we match up their total point data,

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Fantasy Baseball

Usually this isn’t the kind of deal we profile here at The Fantasy Fix. However, there are a few mitigating factors that make it necessary to profile. For one, the Astros had long been in search of another big time starter to add to their rotation. Gerrit Cole may not

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most of the time, you want star players on your team. Stars obviously produce great numbers in their own right, but they also attract other players. Then, there is the marketing that goes along with those stars. Andrew McCutchen might or might not be a legitimate star, but he is

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most fantasy players play in mixed leagues. The occasional hardcore fan will play in an AL or NL only league, but those are becoming fewer and further between. Yet, the question is always raised about why we would separate NL and AL pitchers in our profile. The answer is really

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview It’s been a quiet winter for the Pirates. Having had to watch divisional rivals break their curse, having to challenge the Cardinals to be the nearest competitors to the Cubs and throw in the dark horse Brewers to the mix, the Pirates should still have enough talent to

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Ranking pitchers is easily the most difficult position to rank on the diamond. A large part of the problem is that so much of a pitcher’s performance is dependent on his teammates. Wins alone are the most misleading statistic in all of baseball. So, this is one of those areas

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