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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com As we continue with our value over replacement player series, we come to a point where we should take a step back. Sometimes it helps to ask ourselves some basic questions before continuing with our endeavor. A number of sites have numbers similar to VORP. Essentially,

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Third base is an interesting position within fantasy baseball. There are a number of players that have produced huge seasons in the past, so it has the appearance of being a deep position. But last season most of those players seemed to fall flat on their

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballProspects

  Three years ago, the Houston Astros made Carlos Correa the first overall selection in the amateur draft. They chose him over lumanaries like Mark Appel  and Byron Buxton. For most fantasy baseball players, that is probably the last time you’ve heard of Correa. If you play year to year

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We get to the hot corner in our series of “it’s never too early.” Unfortunately, the hot corner hasn’t been too hot lately as it seems to be going through a period of transition. The established stars are getting a little long in the tooth. As we saw with the

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Every once in a while it is fun to play the separated at birth game. You take two similar players and compare them according to the numbers. What’s always interesting is that the reputations for the players involved rarely ever match up to the numbers. This time, I’ll tell you

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Manny Machado Fantasy Baseball
2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the fourth edition of the weekly roundup article that will talk about some recent news related to fantasy relevant players in Major League Baseball. As each week passes, fantasy owners must evaluate their team as a whole to identify if there any weak spots that must be addressed

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2014 Fantasy BaseballBrett Talley

Projections for the 2014 season are already out from steamerprojections.com. After the 2012 season, Razzball did a study on the most accurate projection systems, and Steamer seemed to be one of the better systems at projecting both hitting and pitching. So I wanted to find a way to turn the Steamer projections

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTotal Run Index

Anyone that has been paying attention to the two series on ADP (including Brett Talley’s series) already noticed the discrepancies between the two. His are based on what we would call projections. Some projections are more accurate than others, but all of them would agree that projections amount to speculation.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Statistics are worthless without a frame of reference. Sure, you can compare players with other plays in a basic way, but what does it all mean. It occurred to me that I went through the first three articles without providing a frame of reference for total runs. Those that have

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Fantasy Baseball

I only own Manny Machado in one format. I am not heavily invested into him from a fantasy perspective and the one league I own him in is far from a traditional league, it is ottoneu which is a linear weights league. In actuality what that means is that his

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