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Every once in a while it is fun to play the separated at birth game. You take two similar players and compare them according to the numbers. What’s always interesting is that the reputations for the players involved rarely ever match up to the numbers. This time, I’ll tell you

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Nolan Arenado Fantasy Baseball
2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the great things about watching baseball is that you never know what you are going to see in a particular game. The uncertainty is what keeps us intrigued over a marathon of a season that consists of 162 games. Any avid sports fan will tell you that if

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2013 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

While this year’s rookie hitters pail in comparison to last year’s rookie hitters, there still are some worth keeping or at least considering keeping. As of right now there’s just a small top tier worth keeping in most if not all leagues, while there are several more with value in

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Statistics are worthless without a frame of reference. Sure, you can compare players with other plays in a basic way, but what does it all mean. It occurred to me that I went through the first three articles without providing a frame of reference for total runs. Those that have

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Welcome back to the Week 14 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re giving Nolan Arenado his due, awaiting Josh Willingham’s next move, and showing Todd Frazier the door.

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Like regular sports, fantasy sports is a results driven business. That being said, smart fantasy players have followed the thinking of innovative front offices in the sport. Whether you want to call it Moneyball thinking or simply a new wave is your call. However, they are using more and more

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2013 Fantasy BaseballAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh’s top prospect and MLB.com’s preseason eighth-ranked minor leaguer, won his first Major League start Tuesday night by shutting out the Giants over 6.1 innings before allowing two earned runs in the seventh. Despite topping out at over 100 mph Cole only recorded two strikeouts. However, he didn’t

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Last year was a very good year for rookies. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper had obviously historic seasons, and Yoenis Cespedes, Yu Darvish and Norichika Aoki, among many others, impressed in their first seasons in Major League Baseball. This year’s rookie crop isn’t as star-heavy, but the members of the

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Since coming up to replace Cincinnati ace Johnny Cueto a couple weeks ago Tony Cingrani has done a remarkable Cueto impersonation. The rookie lefthander has improved in each of his three outings this season, culminating with a stellar six-inning performance Sunday in Washington. He struck out 11 while walking only

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Welcome as always to 3×3. This week, we’re cutting J.P. Arencibia, keeping Carlos Gomez, and catching Nolan Arenado and Jose Veras. I’m also introducing a new wrinkle, a list of add/drop/trade options as points of comparison for each player on the list. 3 TO CUT J.P. Arencibia, Toronto Blue Jays

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