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2018 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I hate closers. Okay, that’s a little extreme, but I hate saves. The problem with saves is that they are almost completely dependent on what a team does and not what the individual does. So, forecasting closers is a bit myopic. I refuse to give into the game of forecasting

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Today is a national holiday of sorts for baseball fans. It’s non-waiver deadline day, but before we get to today’s activities we need to catch up on a key trade that happened over the weekend. The Washington Nationals bolstered their bullpen when they traded Taylor Hearn and Felipe Rivero to

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

Scott Barzilla of TheFantasyFix.com and the Hall of Fame Index joins Alan on episode eight to discuss the site’s relief pitcher rankings. Scott shares his general thoughts on how and when to target relief pitching in fantasy baseball drafts. Additional topics discussed include, but are not limited to, Aroldis Chapman

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

I will be the first to admit that grading out relievers is not my forte. Unfortunately, there is a huge disconnect between traditional baseball value and fantasy value. Fantasy value is dependent upon saves (and holds to a lesser extent). Saves and holds are essentially opportunity statistics. They have something

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy BaseballUncategorized

In the Week 10 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re snagging Eduardo Rodriguez, sticking with Gio Gonzalez, and getting out early on Mark Melancon. 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

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

  If you read only one thing….. Welcome to the Fantasy Baseball Nightly recap. It’s the second Friday night of the season and we had further reminder that patience is the order of the day. Most position players have between 600 and 700 plate appearances in a full season if

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com The following is a team preview for the Pittsburgh Pirates from a fantasy baseball perspective, contributed by Brian Dunshee. Offseason Overview The Pittsburgh Pirates enter the 2015 campaign as one of the few standout NL powers, having two MVP caliber players on their team in Andrew McCutchen and Starling

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 12. Hey look, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are back on the list again this week. We’ve got some other minor movements

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 9. Are the Chicago White Sox switching closers? Do the Cubs have a new closer in waiting? Is there any news outside of the Windy City? Follow along to see where we are today.

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 8. We continue to have turn over as the Chicago White Sox have a new closer and the St. Louis Cardinals welcome back a former closer to the roster. Follow along to see where we are today. Remember, we’ve moved

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