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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As the season goes along, the demands of a fantasy player change. Real baseball is heading for the trade deadline and fantasy players have the same considerations. There are fewer and fewer surprises, so keeping track of who will surge in the second half and who will wane in the

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we continue on with the 3x3x3 saga we move to first base where things are really moving and shaking. The key is to know which category to put guys into. Sometimes you may drop a guy that is simply slumping. Sometimes you may add a guy that is simply

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Live drafts and auctions have few things in common, but the main thing they have in common is that the winning players are able to find undervalued players and avoid overvalued players. So, we are taking one last look at the pre-auction values for players at every position to determine

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For hardcore baseball fans, the Baseball Prospectus annual is like the bible. We wait with baited breath for the projections for the coming season. Naturally, projections are not written in stone. Often times, players don’t produce those numbers, but PECOTA is about as accurate as you can find. We’ve already

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview Is there a team in more limbo than the Tigers right now? Needing only a couple of pieces to really compete again but with already enough pieces to help restock the farm system. The Tigers have chosen to do neither. The club option was taken up on Francisco

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Fantasy Baseball

As we continue into the offseason, we move to first base. This time, we will be profiling first basemen between Jose Abreu and Adam Lind. Just like with the catchers, we are profiling the top 24 guys. Naturally, there are some young players that should be in the top 24,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The fantasy draft is the single most important event in fantasy sports. The trajectory of your team is set on that day and there is no getting around that. However, that doesn’t mean that leagues are won or lost on draft day. As we have passed the non-waiver deadline and

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move through the diamond (in reverse) we come to find some commonalities between players that should not have been put in the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Index is similar to other systems in that it attempts to distill the effects of time and place. One

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Contrary to 2015’s historic MLB rookie class, it appears the majority of this year’s crop of fresh faces will take a bit longer to fully bloom in the show; particularly this group of young starting pitchers. The Pirates’s Jameson Taillon and Rays’ Blake Snell were sent back down to Triple-A

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Finding breakout players isn’t all that difficult. We are looking for players that were drafted outside of the top ten at their position and are currently performing amongst the best at their position. Before we do that, we are going to look at the top five guys that were drafted

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