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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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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballTeam Fix

Today, I’m playing in a Double Up! contest. They range anywhere from a dollar to ten dollars, but each works the same way. If you finish in the top half you get almost twice as much as you put in. Naturally, DraftKings gets their cut because they have to pay their

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Like regular sports, fantasy sports is a results driven business. That being said, smart fantasy players have followed the thinking of innovative front offices in the sport. Whether you want to call it Moneyball thinking or simply a new wave is your call. However, they are using more and more

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballFront Office

I spend most of my time looking back at the past. It probably comes from being a history teacher for most of my adult life. We could have illustrated some important points by looking at 2012 drafts and prior, but sometimes the information has to be fresh for making the

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Fantasy Baseball

Jonathan Schoop is a 6’1”, 195 pound infield prospect from the island of Curacao. The 21-year-old was signed by the Orioles in 2008 as an undrafted free-agent and was added to the Orioles 40-man roster in 2012. Currently, Schoop is listed at #50 on Keith Law’s top 100 prospects for

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Brett TalleyFantasy Baseball

Over the next week or so we will be releasing teasers of our staff consensus rankings with the hopes that you will break the bank and purchase our 2013 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit to see the full versions, and more importantly, show us your support. Thanks in advance. Here are the third

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