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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move into September we move along with the total point series. Second base is a surprisingly deep position. It may not have the upper echelon talent that first base has, but they are certainly deep enough. Unlike standard head to head leagues, the total points revolution is taking

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There are a number of different elements to fantasy baseball and fielding seems like it should be the last one. However, fielding impacts more parts of the game then you might think. It definitely impacts pitchers and their numbers, but it also impacts the players themselves. Some players seem to

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the many reasons why we use medians at every position is that there can be some unusual distance between the top players in any particular category and the bottom. We are looking at the top 24 players at each position. Second basemen shouldn’t be compared to catchers or

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview Is there a team in more limbo than the Tigers right now? Needing only a couple of pieces to really compete again but with already enough pieces to help restock the farm system. The Tigers have chosen to do neither. The club option was taken up on Francisco

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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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move through the diamond, we see more examples of a wide separation between where players were drafted and where players actually perform. At second base, there are some clear cut winners we could have identified on draft day, but we also find some others that surprised us along

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Contrary to 2015’s historic MLB rookie class, it appears the majority of this year’s crop of fresh faces will take a bit longer to fully bloom in the show; particularly this group of young starting pitchers. The Pirates’s Jameson Taillon and Rays’ Blake Snell were sent back down to Triple-A

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Finding potential sleepers and busts is an obsession for fantasy baseball fans. Sometimes you pick up the fantasy baseball magazine or click on the preseason rankings and find yourself scratching your head. Identifying potential busts (as we are doing here) depends largely on your definition of the word. For some,

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

The second episode of the 2016 fantasy baseball podcast season is here! Be sure to follow TheFantasyFix.com on Twitter @TheFantasyFix and Brett Talley on Twitter @theRealTal. Alan and Brett discuss the site’s consensus second base rankings, specifically, what they think of the second base class in 2016 and when they’ll be looking to

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