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Jose Quintana

2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox pulled off the first major trade of the 2017 season when the White Sox agreed to trade starting pitcher Jose Quintana for minor leagers Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease, Matt Rose, and Bryant Flete. The trade also marks the first significant crosstown trade between

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Pitching is the hardest thing to gauge throughout the baseball season. So much of it is dependent on the work of teammates. A bad fielding team behind the pitcher can render him ineffective. A bad hitting team behind can render his good efforts as useless. The same is true of

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Anyone writing commentary sometimes has to try hard to avoid the overuse of snark. This usually happens when covering a team like the White Sox. The industry has discovered a link between fielding and pitching and the fantasy player would do well to pick up on that link. So, while

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Evaluating pitchers is the hardest part of fantasy baseball because of what I like to call the three P’s. The three P’s in this case are performance, predictability, and portibility. In terms of performance we have what we would call performance data and what we would call process data. For

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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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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The rotation series is very similar to the lineup series we completed last week. We take the projected top five starters in the rotation (according to rosterresource.com) and calculate their three year average in three Baseball Prospectus statistics. Obviously, the idea is to give a sort of power rankings and

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chris sale
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

When the clock turns to September the typical baseball fan turns their attention to the pennant races and award races. Most fantasy players have figured out whether they will be in the playoffs or not. So, our attention moves to Cy Young races during this edition. The American League race

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

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 BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most of the sports world is focusing on the first round of the NFL draft tonight. No one can doubt that football is king in America. If anyone doubts that, they should take a look at the television ratings tomorrow morning. The NFL will undoubtedly trounce real live baseball games

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Yasiel Puig
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every night there is something else to grab your attention. With the advent of the internet, Youtube, and the MLB At Bat app, there are always opportunities to catch the big plays. On Friday night, it was Yasiel Puig and Yoenes Cespedes making great plays to kill baserunners. Just imagine

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