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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Live drafts and auctions have few things in common, but the main thing they have in common is that the winning players are able to find undervalued players and avoid overvalued players. So, we are taking one last look at the pre-auction values for players at every position to determine

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For hardcore baseball fans, the Baseball Prospectus annual is like the bible. We wait with baited breath for the projections for the coming season. Naturally, projections are not written in stone. Often times, players don’t produce those numbers, but PECOTA is about as accurate as you can find. We’ve already

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

OFFSEASON OVERVIEW Major League Baseball’s two franchises located in city of Chicago are moving in drastically different directions. The team on Chicago’s north side, the Cubs, are reigning World Series Champions and have built an absolute juggernaut for years to come with their collection of young talent. The White Sox,

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Fantasy Baseball

As we continue into the offseason, we move to first base. This time, we will be profiling first basemen between Jose Abreu and Adam Lind. Just like with the catchers, we are profiling the top 24 guys. Naturally, there are some young players that should be in the top 24,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Houston Astros made a major addition on Friday night without having to trade any of their prized prospects. They signed highly touted Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel to a five year 47.5 million dollar deal. The infielder had been highly sought after even though he is 32 years old as

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Finding breakout players isn’t all that difficult. We are looking for players that were drafted outside of the top ten at their position and are currently performing amongst the best at their position. Before we do that, we are going to look at the top five guys that were drafted

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re appreciating Byung-ho Park, cutting J.J. Hoover, and believing in Yasmany Tomas. Let’s get into it. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. CLOSING TIME IN COLORADO

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. So, most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power,

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

2015 Quick Overview The Chicago White Sox have perpetually been in the middle of the pack since they won the World Series in 2005. Last year, they finished with a lackluster 76-86 record despite some aggressive moves made in the offseason. They remain a franchise that isn’t sure whether it’s

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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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