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Kenta Maeda

Fantasy Baseball

We’ve gone through just about every position with our reboot of the rankings. PECOTA does pretty well with position player projections, but pitching is a more challenging group. There are so many moving parts that are beyond the pitcher’s control. We still have a few free agents left. Making predictions

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Fantasy Baseball

Ranking pitchers is the most difficult task for any fantasy player. You have to juggle multiple platforms, past performance, future expectations, and the quality of the fielding, run support, and bullpen around the starting pitcher. What comes is our best guess as to the group of pitchers that would be

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

A funny thing happens to people that have been poor their whole life and suddenly become rich. Most of the time, they don’t suddenly become sophisticated. They make many of the same poor choices they made before they were rich. There are plenty of stories of lottery winners that wound

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers continued the arms race in the NL West by reaching an agreement with free agent right-hander Kenta Maeda. Now, the top three teams in the division have each added two arms to their rotation (although the Dodgers technically lost Zack Greinke, so they net one extra

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