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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There was a lot of activity in Friday’s action and rather than write four separate articles to chronicle all of the deals of the day we will combine them all into one article so you can stay up on the news of the pennant race and how they affect your

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

I will be the first to admit that grading out relievers is not my forte. Unfortunately, there is a huge disconnect between traditional baseball value and fantasy value. Fantasy value is dependent upon saves (and holds to a lesser extent). Saves and holds are essentially opportunity statistics. They have something

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

2015 QUICK OVERVIEW The Mariners finished 76-86 on the 2015 season. A number of pundits had them picked as the front runner to win the 2015 AL West championship after signing slugger Nelson Cruz to join Robinson Cano in the everyday lineup. Unfortunately, the supporting cast let those guys down and

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Fantasy Baseball

Jerry Dipoto began tying up loose ends when they signed Steve Cishek to become their closer. He will earn a base salary of 10 million dollars over the next two years with the possibility of earning an additional 3.5 million in incentives. The Mariners have already indicated that Cishek will

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2015 Fantasy BaseballAndrew Miller

The St. Louis Cardinals have struck again, acquiring an undervalued relief pitcher in July in hopes of improving their bullpen for October. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald first reported Friday afternoon that St. Louis is trading for the 29-year-old righty Steve Cishek. In exchange, the Cardinals will be sending

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

If you read only one thing….. Welcome to the Fantasy Baseball Nightly recap. On Friday, the stars came out to play. One of my favorite lines from literature sums up the night. On a long enough timeline, the survival rate drops to zero. Similarly, if you wait around long enough

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2015 Fantasy Baseball2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com OFFSEASON OVERVIEW A loud mouth starting pitcher in Mat Latos, an off the bench World Series hero in Michael Morse, and a second generation speedster Dee Gordon have been added to a Marlins team that should finish in the middle of the pack of the NL

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2014 Fantasy BaseballChris Garosi

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 17. There has been some excitement in the back end of a few bullpens since our last report. And is more to come as

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2013 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

It seems that Cishek’s tombstone is going to read Closer, July 14, 2012 – October 2, 2012. Few appear to believe in the skillset and, upon Jon Rauch signing with the Marlins, many thought Cishek would be Rauch’d quite quickly. We’ll address the skillset first. In 2011, he struck out

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