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We have gotten to the virtual halfway point in the season. When you get to these landmarks it is always a good time to look back and forward at the same time. So, we are ranking the position players according to total points. Total points is the preferred platform for

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As we continue through our two to add and two to dump series, we are reminded that each position can be treated like a stock. So, think of your entire team like a stock portfolio. Like stocks, players go through ebbs and flows of performance throughout the season. The idea

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The Fangraphs and SABR linear weights point formats most of us play on Ottoneu closely correlates with weighted on base average, or WOBA. Thankfully, the “expected statistics” section at MLB’s Baseball Savant offers us an x-WOBA, which uses exit velocity, launch angle and historical data to “tell the story of

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Admittedly, I took some flack last week for going with the obvious choices at first base. This feature creates an interesting conundrum. We can outthink ourselves by going for the under the radar choice when the obvious choice is well…obvious. On the other hand, if that player is owned in

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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

Every position on the diamond is different. When one delves into numbers you can go as shallow or as deep as you want. Finding the median is one thing, but you should always consider the distance from the median when making your picks. Putting together a fantasy team can be

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Brewers used this offseason to tweak some things. Replacing the departing Chris Carter with Eric Thames could be a risk and swapping Tyler Thornburg for Travis Shaw (among others) with the Red Sox should provide the Brewers with an insurance policy at first base if Thames doesn’t

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we saw in the last piece, the shortstop position is one of the deepest positions in the fantasy universe. Although, we saw a number of good players in the first half, but there are still some really good hitters in this piece. As we have done before, we will

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop might be the deepest position on the infield in fantasy baseball. This is definitely unique in history as it is usually the weakest offensive position on the diamond. So, looking back at the draft may not be quite as important as there isn’t as much separation between the top

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It’s been the loneliest week of the year for baseball fans. The last real games were played on Sunday, so there is very little to recap over the course of the week. The American League won the all-star game again to give the American League home field advantage in the

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