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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we approach the non-waiver trade deadline we are getting to that point where fantasy players are evaluating their rosters and looking for players to move and get. The stretch drive in fantasy is actually a lot shorter than the real game. The playoffs begin at the beginning of September

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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

Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the many reasons why we use medians at every position is that there can be some unusual distance between the top players in any particular category and the bottom. We are looking at the top 24 players at each position. Second basemen shouldn’t be compared to catchers or

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

OFFSEASON OVERVIEW The Los Angeles Dodgers have had a pretty busy offseason thus far; but, when you’re coming off of four consecutive 90-plus-win seasons and four straight division titles, your offseason probably consists of a lot of housekeeping tasks. President of Baseball Ops, Andrew Friedman, and his front office team

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we finish the lineup series we are reminded that data is a complex thing. The averages we see for the teams come over a three year period where many of the players were playing somewhere else at some point in the three years. So, putting them together doesn’t necessarily

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue through our offseason journey, we come to the rankings for the top 24 second basemen in the game. As we have said before, there are some young players ready to emerge that will likely supplant some of the players currently in the top 24. Also, there could

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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. Most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power, and

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Fantasy baseball fans look forward to the preseason rankings as much as any fantasy player in any sport. There is a whole cottage industry surrounding ranking players for fantasy sports and there is as much science involved as Astrology. So, a second cottage industry has emerged and that is the

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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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