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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Some people may think the non-waiver trade deadline is a period where major deals go down and the landscape of the pennant chase is changed dramatically. However, most of the time that isn’t the case. Most deals seem minor in nature. So the task of the fantasy writer is to

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As the season goes along, the demands of a fantasy player change. Real baseball is heading for the trade deadline and fantasy players have the same considerations. There are fewer and fewer surprises, so keeping track of who will surge in the second half and who will wane in the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Mets have been to the playoffs in two out of the past three seasons, so they must be doing something right. Watching different teams reach the playoffs is a testament to the different philosophies that can succeed in the sport. Try as we might, we cannot dictate how a

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For hardcore baseball fans, the Baseball Prospectus annual is like the bible. We wait with baited breath for the projections for the coming season. Naturally, projections are not written in stone. Often times, players don’t produce those numbers, but PECOTA is about as accurate as you can find. We’ve already

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

I think there’s one smart way to approach first base this year, and that’s to draft one of the top seven hitters at the position within the first three rounds. The power, average and speed that those top guys offer is close to being unequaled. So after you roster one

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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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Fantasy Baseball

First basemen and utility players are clearly the glamour position in fantasy baseball. There are more good ones than at any other position. This makes it difficult to plan for a draft. You can go one of two roads on draft day. You can simply pick the best players regardless

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we have everything you need to know to help you win your league. Today’s action got underway with an afternoon contest between the Los Angeles Dodgers

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com You can’t get any more different in fantasy circles than catchers and first basemen. Still, there are some things that are similar at all of the positions. Some players have surprised and outperformed expectations and some players have not met expectations. With one third of the

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com We are continuing the plate discipline series with first basemen, but for some of you this will be your introduction to the series. Before we dive into the numbers we should pause and discuss the various numbers you are viewing and why they are important. We

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