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Josh Donaldson

Fantasy Baseball

One of the truths in all fantasy sports and particularly fantasy baseball is that people put way too much emphasis on draft day. I get it. It’s the most exciting day of the year. There are so many great players in the game today and you want to see which

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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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Fantasy Baseball

Last week saw the site publish our rankings and as with all consensus ranks, there’s some discrepancies between the rankers. So, it makes sense for me to go through the rankings and look at my top-100 ranked players and explain to you why I’m quite a bit higher or lower

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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the harder things to navigate every year is the decision on when to cut a guy loose. Every year, there is at least one guy at each position that gets off to a horrible start. Sometimes, they right the ship. Sometimes they don’t. Here is a look at

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Fantasy Baseball

The beginning of Spring Training is always a good opportunity to reboot the rankings at each position. Drafts are coming up next month and the rankings earlier in the offseason were based on players before they moved to new teams and on past performance. Baseball Prospectus has released their PECOTA

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Fantasy Baseball

The offseason is speeding along, so we are speeding up the ranking process. We are including total points and the traditional numbers and rankings in the same articles. The overall rankings will be a rough composite of the two systems. It has been awhile since we have seen total points,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The daily fantasy sports revolution has come and with it the total points revolution has come with it. Total points are a more accurate representation of the player and therefore the thinking and studious fantasy player will be more successful in that format. A large part of the success comes

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to deadline day. There are days that should be national holidays, but sadly aren’t. Opening day is one of those days and deadline day is also one of those days. However, we take a break from the craziness that is the deadline to look at third basemen. Ironically, the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The new disabled list rules are wreaking havoc on fantasy teams. It’s one of those unintended consequences of what is likely a positive overall. Teams are less likely to allow an injured player to fester on the bench until he is healthy. Instead you get a healthy body so you

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Many of you have already completed your draft or auction, but research shouldn’t end when your draft or auction are finished. Many of you play daily fantasy sports (if your state allows you) and if you do then these results are paramount. They are excellent predictors as to the price

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