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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Royals surprised some by throwing their hat into the playoff run a week before the deadline. Mind you, they are currently in if the season ended today, but they also are set to possibly lose Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Mike Moustakas. Some thought they would either stand pat

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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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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 BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com The beginning of April is an exciting time for baseball fans as it is. When you add in the spectre of a blockbuster trade (hours before the first game of the season) you get some real excitement. The San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves pulled off

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There are a couple of players that should be universally rostered that are highlighted in today’s Free Agent Fixes. They are joined by a pair of toolsy outfielders, a rookie shortstop who can help AL-only owners, and an NL-only starting pitcher who has returned to fantasy relevance after being left

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

After looking at all three tiers of the NL only starters, we have discovered that pitchers themselves have very little control over what happens once the hitter makes contact with the ball. Strikeout rates were far and away the best predictor of pitcher success between the three tiers. Of course,

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The last group of starters in the National League is the kind you only use in National League only leagues. After all, when we do the math on the first two tiers, we find more than 40 guys in the first two tiers. That includes pitchers with more than 100

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2013 Fantasy Baseball

It’s Week 12 of fantasy baseball 3×3, where we’re dropping a friendly reminder about Corey Kluber, staying patient with Josh Johnson, and putting Mark Teixeira out of his misery. 3 TO CUT Mark Teixeira | New York Yankees | 1B Wrist injuries to power hitters are nothing to be trifled with,

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2013 Fantasy BaseballAndrew Miller

Trevor Cahill and Jon Lester are coming off opposite 2012 seasons. Cahill, who’ll be 25 when the 2013 season begins, had the best year of his four-year career so far in ’12, while Lester, 29, had the worst season of his career. Both players represent solid values so far in

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Fantasy BaseballJosh Kay

A pitcher’s arsenal consists of pitches, and when month to month variance or year to year variance occurs the most natural thing to do is look at individual pitch usage and pitch success or failure instead of analyzing the baseline sabermetric stats. The best tool for this is brooksbaseball.net, which I

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