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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The MVP award is the most controversial award in all of sports. It’s easy enough to pick out a Rookie of the Year or Cy Young Award winner. You simply pick the best player. Sure, sometimes there will be close races as the Cy Young races are this season. Sure,

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Occasionally, I have to get on my soapbox. The MVP award means different things to different people. To some, it means voting for the best player in the league. For others, it means voting for the best player that also happens to be on the best team. In the National

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Center field is a premium position in baseball. The skills needed to be a good all around center fielder far outweigh the skills needed to be a good left fielder. Most teams hide a weak defender in left field. It often requires less arm strength and less range to play.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The AL MVP debate is in full swing. You have the so-called defending champion of each of the past five seasons in Mike Trout. He currently leads the AL in wins above replacement (WAR) and has done that in every season except 2015. Yet, he has only taken home one

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As noted yesterday, teams will begin making August trades probably in the next week to keep bolstering their rosters. The fantasy playoffs will begin in about a month as well. That gives you three or four weeks to bolster your rosters before the season winds down. Just like in real

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais Welcome to The Fantasy Fix’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. Whether you play season-long or daily fantasy, expect to see the best coverage from every team, every night, all season long. Ten games were on tap tonight

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As the season enters its 11th day of the season, it’s a little early to be making any conclusions based on what we’ve been seeing, but we are beginning to notice some trends. For one, offense may be taking more of a foothold than it has in seasons past. The

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2016 Fantasy BaseballAndrew Miller

The following rankings are a tiered approach, which I like using for my drafts. Outside of a handful of players I enjoy watching play this marvelous game, I don’t mind if I land Player X or Player Y – just as long as they produce for me. Using tiers helps

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Keith Law of ESPN.com had some pointed words for the Angels farm system. He said that it wasn’t only the worst farm system in the big leagues now, but it was the worst he had seen in quite some time. In that kind of environment, it’s difficult to find breakout

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources

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