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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the truths of using a zero-based system is that someone must be negative. Defensive runs saved uses a zero-based system and in that system approximately half of the regulars and half of the teams will be below zero. No matter how much we may like a team, player,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball is an individual sport and most fantasy players choose to focus on individual numbers. That being said, there is a certain amount of synergy that comes from being on a good team. Being on a bad one can depress numbers more than we can probably calculate. That doesn’t

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through our offseason journey, we come to the rankings for the top 24 second basemen in the game. As we have said before, there are some young players ready to emerge that will likely supplant some of the players currently in the top 24. Also, there could

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Fantasy Baseball

The Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers swung the first significant deal of the 2017 offseason when the Phillies sent Darin Ruf and Darnell Sweeney to the Dodgers in exchange for Howie Kendrick. As we do with most deals, we’ll take a look at how it impacts both teams and

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Obviously, when you get to this point of the season, it gets harder and harder to maintain your patience. Brian Dozier owners are certainly feeling that at this point. He’s hit under .200 for most of the season and has the predictable low totals across the board as of press

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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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Howie Kendrick has spent the entirety of this major league career representing the city of Los Angeles. After debuting with the Angels back in 2006, Kendrick became a staple at second base for the ballclub until he was dealt across town to the Dodgers a year before free agency. Kendrick

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we have everything you need to know to help you win your league. Today’s action got underway with an afternoon contest between the Los Angeles Dodgers

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Philadelphia Phillies pulled the trigger on another deal sending long time second baseman Chase Utley and four million dollars to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for two minor league players that have yet to be determined. The Dodgers will cover the other 1.85 million that Utley is owed. Utley

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Earlier this week, I discussed the art of stashing players on the DL. I went over the situations where a player merits a stash, as well as the ones where they don’t. Not all all situations are alike and all fantasy teams have different needs, but when it comes down

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