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Jason Castro

2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Position rankings are something that usually gets saved for the offseason and we will certainly revisit it then, but the non-waiver deadline means different things depending on whether you are talking real baseball or fantasy baseball. In players playing in head to head leagues, you are looking at the last

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Mike Zunino
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

Everything old is new again and just in time as there have been some major changes to the catching landscape in fantasy baseball. Of course, major is probably an overstatement as two players were DFA’ed and one was sent back to the minors. Those players were long since dropped in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The kids have all gone home for the summer and the NBA playoffs are finally over. Now, it is high time to start looking at the positional power rankings. We will start with catchers and slowly move our way through the diamond. We will use the five basic statistics, but

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We tend to focus on the little things when teams are successful, but when teams are wildly unsuccessful we tend to focus on the big things. Surely, the Twins were unsuccessful largely because their pitching staff has been a dumpster fire, but there are many reasons why pitchers can look

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve already done our catcher rankings based on past numbers. Baseball Prospectus recently released their PECOTA projections. They tend to be the most accurate projections in the industry, but even then it’s often a crapshoot. However, the projections do give us an opportunity to revisit each position and rethink our

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have provided a blueprint. The goal is not to relentlessly suck per se. In reality, the goal is just not to try to overtly win. It is said that a team of replacement level players will win somewhere in the neighborhood of

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Edwin Encarnacion Fantasy Baseball
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball is more or less an individual sport and baseball tends to be a one on one game, but there is a certain synergy that comes from being a part of a team. Players on a good team tend to perform better than players on a bad team. Furthermore,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Now that the World Series is over, it is time to get a jump start on the 2017 fantasy season. So, what we are doing here is ranking the top 24 guys at each position. Mind you, those rankings are based on past performance and not on projected future performance.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

So, you find yourself in the market for a catcher. If you are anything like me, you never dreamed you’d be in the market for a catcher this soon. Heck, you picked one early in the hopes that you could mark this position off your list, but life gets in

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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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