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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Now that the season is drawing to a close, it is high time to start looking at the awards races. We want to do this before the playoffs because awards voting takes place before the playoffs begin, but so much of what we think about players depends on what they

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

This August trading season in 2017 was more active than any in recent memory. Of course, just because the calendar flipped to September doesn’t mean trades will essentially end. However, 12 PM eastern standard time was the deadline for setting up playoff rosters. So, the Astros got a deal in

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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 Is there a team in more limbo than the Tigers right now? Needing only a couple of pieces to really compete again but with already enough pieces to help restock the farm system. The Tigers have chosen to do neither. The club option was taken up on Francisco

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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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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It seems like yesterday when we were doing our first fantasy baseball final of the 2016 season. Today marks the last one of the season. There were so many great stories we followed as the season went on that it seems unfair to try to pick one to close with.

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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 BaseballFantasy Baseball

There were pink uniforms aplenty on this Mother’s Day, 2016, with a full slate of 15 ballgames. Today’s action will be headlined by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox squaring off in the Bronx at 8 PM EST. The Sox will send knuckleballer Steven Wright to the hill

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Rating the other positions 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 you

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One of the major free agent arms is now officially off the market after the Detroit Tigers signed Jordan Zimmermann to a five-year, 110 million dollar contract. The move was the second significant move for the Tigers and new general manager Al Avila. The club also traded a minor league

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