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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

“Cause I’m here in right field just watching the dandelions grow.” — Peter, Paul, and Mary I spent many a game in right field in my youth. I could postulate that it was about my strong throwing arm, but it was really about the same thing as the song above.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

Riser: Christian Yelich – Yelich has the eighth-best wRC+ among outfielders over the last 30 days, and he’s been absolutely killing it in July: .377/.410/.610 with six doubles and four home runs. Yelich is currently in the middle of his third-best power hitting streak of his young career, and his

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais Welcome to The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. On this beautiful Memorial Day, MLB

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

If you look at the Fangraphs leaderboard for wOBA and sort by ascending numbers you see a lot of prominent (or formerly prominent) names near the bottom of the qualified leaderboard. Carlos Gomez and Justin Upton have been the two worst-performing outfielders by wOBA with enough at-bats this year. Jason

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re grabbing Domingo Santana, ditching Brandon Finnegan, and believing in Vincent Velasquez. Let’s get into it. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THE RAMS

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Anyone paying any attention the Cubs offseason has to admit that they are absolutely loaded with talent. Picking out a position player that could either fly under the radar or be a player that is key for them to advance to the playoffs is difficult. There might be more Cubs

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy 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

Rejoice Mets fans, Yoenis Cespedes is coming back to New York. Based on the moves the organization had already made this offseason and the stingy spending habits the front office has shown historically, it seemed highly unlikely that the Mets would be able to bring back their superstar outfielder. However,

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The Chicago Cubs nabbed arguably the biggest name on the free agent board when they signed Jason Heyward to an eight year 184 million dollar contract. Naturally, like with the John Lackey signing, the Cubs simultaneously get stronger and weaken their division rivals at the same time. Like most modern

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com It shouldn’t be any surprise that right field is the premier fantasy position according to real offensive value (ROV). After all, we’ve done other profiles of the positions in the past and right field usually comes out on top. Any good metric is going to reveal

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