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First base and catcher could not be any more different, but one of the commonalities in fantasy sports is the concept of replacement value. In other words, how much better is one player than the next available player at that position. Both catchers and first basemen have minimal replacement value,

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As the World Series nears its conclusion, it is a good time to start tieying the bow on the 2019 season. We are ranking the top 15 players at each position according to six categories, total points, and total points per game. We will use all of them to come

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There is never a more fun time in fantasy sports then draft time. Fantasy football players are certainly gearing up for their drafts right now. It’s easy to place all of your eggs in that draft basket, but any good fantasy player knows that how you navigate the waiver wire

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The midway point is always a good time to take a look at back and see how positions are shaping up. I like to use total points for a number of reasons. First, it is a growing format due to the popularity of daily fantasy sports. Moreover, more and more

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We usually reboot the rankings every year when the Baseball Prospectus Annual comes out. It’s a good time for any number of reasons. For one, player movement usually has begun to slow down (this year being a notable exception). Secondly, it allows us to shift our thinking from what has

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It can be difficult to go back to a standard five category league after experiencing total points. There are so many things that those basic formats don’t encompass. Even adding walks (our sixth category) doesn’t quite tell the whole story. So, when you see these players ranked you have to

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Total points is taking over the fantasy baseball community and for those of us seamheads, it is isn’t a moment too soon. When you add points for all positive events and deduct for negative events you encompass more of the player and you cease to be a slave to single

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