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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstops are dominating the game today, but we don’t necessarily see that with the prices for them in current auctions. Most of you have completed your drafts and auctions by now, but that doesn’t mean that your research is done. Many of you will play daily fantasy baseball. We will

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop is a position that has a lot of good, young players. When that happens at a position you get a lot of uncertainty as to where the position is going to go. The law of averages indicates that some will make it and some won’t. Even in that situation,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview Watching a rerun of Moneyball would actually be a good precursor to the offseason for those not familiar with the Athletics. They made a run at Edwin Encarnacion, but ultimately had to settle for much less. They added some under the radar names to fill in some holes

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we saw in the last piece, the shortstop position is one of the deepest positions in the fantasy universe. Although, we saw a number of good players in the first half, but there are still some really good hitters in this piece. As we have done before, we will

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Shortstop might be the deepest position on the infield in fantasy baseball. This is definitely unique in history as it is usually the weakest offensive position on the diamond. So, looking back at the draft may not be quite as important as there isn’t as much separation between the top

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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

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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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com As we continue on with the real offensive value series, we reach another position where the numbers are more offensive. Shortstops make second baseman look like they are Charlie Gehringer and Rogers Hornsby. Of course, as usual we are getting ahead of ourselves. So, first, let

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the Week 11 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re buying Trevor May, selling Addison Russell, and staying the course with Marcus Semien. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them.

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2015 Fantasy BaseballAlan HarrisonFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com TheFantasyFix.com’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a

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