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Marcus Stroman

Fantasy Baseball

We’ve gone through just about every position with our reboot of the rankings. PECOTA does pretty well with position player projections, but pitching is a more challenging group. There are so many moving parts that are beyond the pitcher’s control. We still have a few free agents left. Making predictions

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Fantasy Baseball

Continuing through the starting pitcher universe becomes increasingly tricky. We use five-year averages to get as much data as we can, but sometimes that hamstrings us. Some pitchers suddenly emerge and some suddenly regress. So, the rankings represents our best guessing game when we match up their total point data,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Blue Jays have dominated the AL East over the past couple of seasons and most people attribute it to their great offense. Why not? They had Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion, Russell Martin, and Troy Tulowitzki. What’s more, they still have most of those guys this season. You

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Evaluating pitchers is the hardest part of fantasy baseball because of what I like to call the three P’s. The three P’s in this case are performance, predictability, and portibility. In terms of performance we have what we would call performance data and what we would call process data. For

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Blue Jays were coming off of two consecutive seasons of competing for the AL Pennant. They had one of the best lineups in all of baseball, but all of that was in jeopardy when Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, and Michael Saunders all became free agents. The Jays

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire—where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re taking a leap with Willson Contreras, giving up on Marcus Stroman, and jumping in on Carlos Santana. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. 3 TO CATCH Players to be picked up; available in most standard leagues Embed

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire—where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. With the baseball season ending in two weeks,

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the Week 24 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re reconsidering Michael Conforto, dismissing Hector Olivera, and signaling for A.J. Burnett. 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. Here, we’ll

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