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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

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

One of the truths of using a zero-based system is that someone must be negative. Defensive runs saved uses a zero-based system and in that system approximately half of the regulars and half of the teams will be below zero. No matter how much we may like a team, player,

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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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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Third base is the deepest position going in fantasy baseball. That is reflected in the median statistics we will see in a moment, but there is also more star power than at any other position. That will definitely affect how you approach draft day. Keep in mind, when looking at

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Third base might be the deepest position in fantasy baseball. This is particularly true when you add in the players knocking on the door. Even without those guys, you can easily go twelve players deep and man the position with a star or near star level performer. That always makes

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re discovering a new David Wright, correctly regressing Corey Dickerson, and getting honest about Eric Hosmer’s power. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter.

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Yasiel Puig
2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every night there is something else to grab your attention. With the advent of the internet, Youtube, and the MLB At Bat app, there are always opportunities to catch the big plays. On Friday night, it was Yasiel Puig and Yoenes Cespedes making great plays to kill baserunners. Just imagine

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In some ways, we are all sad to see Ruben Amaro Jr. out of Philadelphia. When he was released as general manager, he left a trail of snark behind him long enough to go from Philadelphia to Boston (where he landed as a base coach for the Red Sox). He

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Profile A lot of losing appears to be in the forecast for the 2016 Philadelphia Phillies, but with long periods of losing comes the infusion of youth. Both Maikel Franco and Odubel Herrera made their Major League debuts for the club in 2015 at the ages of 23 and 24 respectively,

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