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The majority of the offseason has been uneventful. Then, in the span of 24 hours, the Angels won the Ohtani sweepstakes and the Marlins found a way to dump Giancarlo Stanton‘s massive contract. In fact, the Marlins have now dumped the likes of Dee Gordon and Stanton in the span

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The offseason is beginning to heat up as we approach the Winter Meetings. The Winter Meetings are definitely the closest thing to Christmas for most baseball fans. Key free agents get signed and key players get traded. So, we have our last opportunity to rank players before some of them

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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

We have brought you the catcher and first base positional rankings. Today we will bring you second base. The idea was to use a crude but unique statistic I like to call adjusted offensive value. It combines batting average with secondary average to emcompass everything a player does offensively. You

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The initial edition of the Fielding Bible chronicled the difference between Adam Everett and Derek Jeter. One was the best shortstop in the business and one was the worst. By now, it isn’t all that controversial to consider Jeter to be an awful defensive shortstop. Didi Gregorius took his slot

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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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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

One of the many reasons why we use medians at every position is that there can be some unusual distance between the top players in any particular category and the bottom. We are looking at the top 24 players at each position. Second basemen shouldn’t be compared to catchers or

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the newest edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re scooping A.J. Reed, dumping Starlin Castro, and sticking with Justin Upton. Thoughts, questions, whatever… you can always find me on Twitter. 3 TO CATCH Players to be picked up; available in most standard leagues Embed from Getty Images A.J. Reed |

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

I’ll start by addressing the elephant in the room. I did not discuss the sizable gap in ECR and my rank of Manny Machado. It appears some experts aren’t ranking Machado at shortstop, and that’s the reason for the ECR of seventh at shortstop. Moving on, a pair of Cardinals

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The New York Yankees are the very antithesis of a breakout team. They advanced to the wild card round of the playoffs last season, so this isn’t a knock on their ability. It’s just that they might be the oldest team in the league in terms of their position players.

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