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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The importance of fielding can often be seen in the best and worst teams. Perhaps, it is even more obvious when we look at the disappointing teams. No team disappointed in 2016 as much as the Arizona Diamondbacks. It ended up getting the general manager fired. Two consecutive general managers

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We reach the end of our PECOTA series and it has been a lovely ride. Pitchers are easily the most challenging group to project, and you will notice some commonalities with the PECOTA projections. The primary similarity is that wins are depressed for all of the pitchers. This is likely

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We get to the end of the rotation rankings and here we see the very best and very worst that baseball has to offer. Of course, these kinds of rankings are all academic when compared with the real thing. Fans love rankings and why not. They pass the time in

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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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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Welcome to the new year. 2016 wasn’t kind to a number of people and the month of December alone saw some high-profile celebrity deaths. October and December also saw a great number of fantasy deaths. They do every year. Here is your first opportunity to get a jump start on

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off the first blockbuster trade of the offseason when the Mariners sent young starter Taijuan Walker and shortstop Ketel Marte to the Diamondbacks for all-star shortstop Jean Segura and two younger players. The deal was the first significant move for new Dbacks general

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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

Once again, I’ll be looking at one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to consider trading (or “selling high”) or trading for ( or “buying low” as some continue to refer to it) on the trade market for fantasy baseball in 2015. Each and every baseball site you

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

In the Week 17 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re hanging on to Hisashi Iwakuma, passing on Michael Conforto, and jumping on the Jung-Ho Kang hype train. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com A fantasy owner’s best friend is the waiver wire, where finding value can make the difference between a great week and a very disappointing week. Most pitchers see the mound once a week, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s

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