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Fantasy Baseball

The rankings this year and every year usually take a beating. They are based on a combination of past performance and future projections. They also cut across multiple platforms as we are expected to look at basic 5×5, six category, and total points universes. We have revisited rankings before, but

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Fantasy Baseball

The Winter Meetings are over, but the offseason still has more than six weeks left to go before pitchers and catchers report. This offseason it looks like there will be more decisions left to the new year than in past offseasons. So, we are looking at what teams have done

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Fantasy Baseball

You could probably break the MLB offseason into two halves. The period from the end of the World Series through the end of the Winter Meetings would be the first half. The period between the Winter Meetings and the beginning of Spring Training would be the second half. This offseason

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Fantasy Baseball

Total points is a blast to play and it might be the wave of the future, but most full season fantasy players still play in standard five by five and six by six head to head leagues. Almost everyone is familiar with the five basic categories. The sixth category depends

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Fantasy Baseball

It was a fantastic postseason and a World Series for the ages, but now the offseason for 2018 has begun. We will go through and rank the top 30 players at each position according to total points, five categories, and six categories. We begin with catchers and total points. Total

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We had been looking at basic five and six category statistics before, but the total points revolution seems to be taking over the sport. Most of you see these numbers in daily fantasy baseball and with changes in legislation, you will only see daily fantasy sports more often. I prefer

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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

Admittedly, breaking down fielding numbers is a guilty pleasure, but it isn’t simply an idle hobby when it comes to fantasy baseball. Sure, fielding numbers don’t count in the official standings, but some teams are getting wise to the interaction between fielding and pitching. They not only are breaking down

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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 our catcher rankings based on past numbers. Baseball Prospectus recently released their PECOTA projections. They tend to be the most accurate projections in the industry, but even then it’s often a crapshoot. However, the projections do give us an opportunity to revisit each position and rethink our

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