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This past week has seen a surge in Ottoneu drafts, including the two I am in. We all know no one cares about your fantasy team but given the stark differences I experienced in my two drafts, this should act as a good opportunity to pass on some advice and

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Last week saw the site publish our rankings and as with all consensus ranks, there’s some discrepancies between the rankers. So, it makes sense for me to go through the rankings and look at my top-100 ranked players and explain to you why I’m quite a bit higher or lower

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We’re rounding up our NFBC ADP vs Steamer projections analysis with middle infielders. Those of you who haven’t read the previous articles, the premise is that we’re looking at players who have very differing ADPs in live NFBC drafts but not significant differences in their Steamer projections, therefore finding potential

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Baseball Prospectus’s PECOTA projections always come at a time of year where it is a good idea to reboot the rankings. The first round of rankings are based largely on past performance in the various formats. Past performance can be valuable, but sometimes it is inappropriate for the future. So,

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Fantasy Baseball

We’ve been running through the players in alphabetical order now for about the last year. We do this for a number of reasons. The primary reason is that while the past five seasons might give a player a certain ranking, and the rankings may vary based on five or six

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Total points have a way of stripping all pretense aside and giving you a reflection of who the player really is. This can be seen clearly when looking at the pivot. Some players come with a tremendous amount of hype because of their power numbers or their speed numbers. Fantasy

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

As we move into September we move along with the total point series. Second base is a surprisingly deep position. It may not have the upper echelon talent that first base has, but they are certainly deep enough. Unlike standard head to head leagues, the total points revolution is taking

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Admittedly, I took some flack last week for going with the obvious choices at first base. This feature creates an interesting conundrum. We can outthink ourselves by going for the under the radar choice when the obvious choice is well…obvious. On the other hand, if that player is owned in

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Jurickson Profar
2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The 2016 Texas Rangers were a statistical anomaly. Their Pythagorean record came in at a paltry 82-80, but they finished at 95-67. That is plus 13 wins for the math impaired. They were plus five games the season before. This is where your perspective dictates how we move forward. Positive

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Second base is one of the deepest positions on the diamond. Every draft and auction is its own species, but we often find some similarities in how drafts and auctions treat certain players. Some players are overvalued and overhyped and some fly underneath the radar. For those playing in an

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