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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we approach the non-waiver trade deadline we are getting to that point where fantasy players are evaluating their rosters and looking for players to move and get. The stretch drive in fantasy is actually a lot shorter than the real game. The playoffs begin at the beginning of September

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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 Everything looked so rosy when the Indians were up three games to one. Two of the next three games would be at home. They had the mojo working and everything. Sadly, their World Series title drought goes on for at least one more season. Still, they didn’t spend

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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

Everyone is looking for breakout players at every position. When you find one on the waiver wire it almost feels as good as winning the whole fantasy crown. It gives you bragging rights until the next season when you can say you found Jackie Bradley Jr. or Drew Pomeranz. Unfortunately,

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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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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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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Sometimes you get numbers so out of whack that you have to rethink what you’re doing. That happened when I tracked the 22 second basemen that have had enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting title. According to baseball-reference.com (as of June 10th), the major

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