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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Position rankings are something that usually gets saved for the offseason and we will certainly revisit it then, but the non-waiver deadline means different things depending on whether you are talking real baseball or fantasy baseball. In players playing in head to head leagues, you are looking at the last

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The kids have all gone home for the summer and the NBA playoffs are finally over. Now, it is high time to start looking at the positional power rankings. We will start with catchers and slowly move our way through the diamond. We will use the five basic statistics, but

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

This year brings something new for me, I will be participating in the first auction of my fantasy career. Playing in auctions in obviously exciting and scary at the same time. Every player is immediately available and yet none are a gimmie at the same time. A lot of planning

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We’ve already done catcher rankings this offseason. As much as I love ranking guys 1 through 24, there really is no good way to do it. Some fans have shot back complaining how high or how low a guy is. Their criticism often is valid. So, we are taking a

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the second edition of fantasy catchers for the 2017 season. If you read the first article, you know we are profiling the top 24 returning fantasy players at each position. Naturally, there are some young players that will be left out and we will profile them at a

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

With the non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it is time to take a look at the fantasy trade deadline that is looming in most leagues. Draft day is important, but it is high time we take a look at the various positions to see where those players rank

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Most teams are approaching the 40 game mark for games played. When you get to the quarter pole suddenly we are leaving “it’s still early” mantra and are beginning to look at what is going on with individual players. So, we can begin to look at players that are surprising

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. Most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power, and

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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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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com The catcher position has been like the walking dead this season as several high profile catchers have either missed most or all of the season to date. The preseason rankings are virtually irrelevant at this point with as many as five top ten catchers either on

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