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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on

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One of the four remaining notable starting pitchers is off the board after the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to sign Mike Leake to a five year, 80-million dollar deal. The Cardinals had become somewhat desperate once Lance Lynn had season ending surgery and John Lackey signed with the Cubs. Now,

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The dominos of this offseason’s strong starting pitching market have really begun to fall with next week’s Winter Meetings in Nashville looming. Mere hours after losing out on the Zack Greinke sweepstakes to the interdivision Arizona Diamondbacks, the San Francisco Giants’ front office called an audible and signed righthander Jeff

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Trade Deadline Eve brought one more significant trade before we all went to bed. The Cincinnati Reds dealt starting pitcher Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects. It’s clear the Giants felt they had to respond to all of the moves that the Dodgers made

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The season began with high hopes. Of course, that’s the way it goes with most teams these days. With the extra wild card and increasing parity, as many as 25 teams could reasonably hope to compete for a playoff spot. Unfortunately, key injuries and disappointing play have kept the Reds

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the first part of our look at the starting pitcher market, we looked at the top eight names that have been bandied about by MLBTR as possible trade targets by next Friday’s non-waiver trade deadline. There are other arms available, and they are the kind to fly under the radar

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

If you read only one thing….. The all-star game became a showcase of what is great about baseball and what is bad about baseball. On the positive end, we got a home run derby that had more drama than many in years past. Todd Frazier won the event as it

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The starting pitcher market has been going through some adjustments over the past several seasons. Offense is becoming less and less prominent which means more and more starting pitchers are putting up solid numbers. The NL Central is the fifth division we have profiled in the past week and we

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It’s better late than never for the Week 16 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re resisting the urge to move Ricky Nolasco (but sending his teammate Hyun-Jin Ryu to the trading block) and finally letting Justin Ruggiano find himself.

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