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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There are less than two weeks remaining in the baseball season. We are getting to the point where we are ready to do a post mortem on the fantasy season. Most teams have been eliminated by now whether they are doing rotisserie style or head to head style. Of course,

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Braves entered SunTrust Park this past week and everything they had done for the previous two seasons led to that moment. They went through a couple of painful seasons where they purged some of their payroll. This offseason they began to add some of that payroll back by adding

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Left field is a deep position in fantasy baseball. The median certainly indicates that across the board, but the number of players that approach the median on the downside is another really good indication. That depth can help you on draft day. You can punt the position and plug in

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview The Braves quietly built a decent lineup for themselves last season. They added Dansby Swanson late in the season to a lineup that already featured Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis, and Matt Kemp. So, they focused on the rotation in the offseason and they got off to a quick

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve discussed outfielders before and as usual we’ve discussed the debate between listing them by specific position and listing them generically as outfielders. I’ve always gone with the individual positions. It is easier to step away from specific positions then to add them retroactively. So, we begin our journey through

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There is a little more than a week left in the regular season and there is still a lot at stake in both leagues. The wild card hunt is particularly tight in the American League where five teams are fighting for two slots. One thing that is not in doubt

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Everyone is captivated by success in some form or fashion. For baseball fans, we love to see teams succeed and certainly love seeing teams succeed when they don’t have nearly the same resources as other teams. Occasionally though, watching how teams deal with failure is just as fascinating. The San

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we talked about yesterday, trade talks are heating up around baseball and it appears the Padres are at the center of it again. On Friday, a rumor emerged that they would deal Melvin Upton Jr. straight up for Ubaldo Jimenez. It came out later that the Orioles were also

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

SELL: Matt Kemp – This hurts me, as I’ve always been a Kemp fan, but he’s probably only going to help you in home runs this year. He’s already got four, but that goes with zero other extra-base hits, only one walk, and 10 strikeouts. Even with his four home

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

This is definitely a new-look team compared to last year’s Padres. No Craig Kimbrel, Ian Kennedy or Justin Upton, and welcome to Jon Jay, Alexei Ramirez and Fernando Rodney. Don’t be fooled by some names that are bigger than their production. LINEUP Corey Spangenberg, 2B Wil Myers, 1B Yangervis Solarte,

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