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2020 Fantasy Baseball

News on the upcomung 2020 is pretty fluid. As of right now, Memorial Day seems to be the target date to start the season. Obviously, a 162 game season is highly unlikely. Will it be 144 games? 120 games? 100 games? We have no idea. All of the projections you

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2020 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The fantasy baseball industry is lucky to have many analysts with interesting strategies up their sleeves to target players on draft day or throughout the season via FAAB. One particular strategy I’ve enjoyed using over the years is K%+IFFB%-BB% to target pitchers. Strikeouts and the ability to induce easy pop

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Fantasy Baseball

We like to use WAR and win shares around here, but as we will see there are some issues when we use those statistics to judge pitchers on individual seasons. For instance, Mike Minor leads the league in WAR, but likely won’t even finish in the top five in the

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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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