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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Not only did the Cubs win the World Series last season, but they were the best team in baseball hands down. In the 100 plus year history of the World Series, very few teams have actually led the big leagues in runs scored and allowed the fewest runs in the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview They say it’s lonely at the top, but the difference between the Cubs and other past champions is that they legitimately were the best team in baseball. Usually, that’s debatable, but the Cubs led the majors in runs scored and runs allowed. They were the only 100+ game

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on

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Christopher Morais A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire—where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Rating position players was relatively easy. Runs above replacement tends to work pretty well and you only needed 20 players at each position. Grading out pitchers is considerably more difficult. Additionally, most teams carry at least five starters, and when you add in the standard 12-team league then you have yourself 60

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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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The Winter Meetings hadn’t even officially begun before the Chicago Cubs began wheeling and dealing. They officially signed starting pitcher John Lackey and now second baseman/left fielder Ben Zobrist. The Cubs were rumored to be involved with David Price for awhile, but when you look at the financials involved, they ended

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’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 ever team, every night, all season long. Only seven games were scheduled for

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire, where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing week. Most pitchers see the mound once a week, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s

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