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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 The Diamondbacks offseason has been considerably quieter than last year’s big splash. But they’ve continued to seek pitching improvements in acquiring Taijuan Walker (SP) along with Ketel Marte (SS) from the Mariners, sending Jean Segura (SS), prospect Mitch Haniger (OF) and young pitcher Zac Curtis the other way.

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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

Most of the focus tonight is on the NBA draft. One of the things that the NFL and NBA have figured out is how to add intrigue to their drafts by allowing teams to trade players and picks to move up and down the draft board. MLB finally allowed limited

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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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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

The fine writers at TheFantasyFix.com collaborated their efforts to rank first baseman for the 2016 fantasy baseball season. Below you will see each writer’s ranks. Brett and Alan discussed the rankings on a recent podcast that you can find here. As always, if you have any questions, please feel free

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideAndrew MillerFantasy Baseball

Arizona has been busy this offseason, bringing in Zack Greinke and Shelby Miller to make a formidable top three in its rotation along with Patrick Corbin. They did lose one intriguing offensive fantasy asset in Ender Inciarte, whom they traded for Miller, but the D’Backs just brought in Jean Segura

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy 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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