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Yan Gomes

Fantasy Baseball

As popular as total points formats have become, the standard five and six category leagues are still the most popular in the genre. Total points is a lot more accurate when it comes to pegging the value of a player, but the standard categories are so easy to understand. Everyone

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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 used to run a similar feature in seasons past and I thought we would give it another try. The concept is generally the same except I’m giving the feature a position specific bent. This time we will focus on fantasy catchers and hope that we will find enough to

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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

Offseason Overview Everything looked so rosy when the Indians were up three games to one. Two of the next three games would be at home. They had the mojo working and everything. Sadly, their World Series title drought goes on for at least one more season. Still, they didn’t spend

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Now that the World Series is over, it is time to get a jump start on the 2017 fantasy season. So, what we are doing here is ranking the top 24 guys at each position. Mind you, those rankings are based on past performance and not on projected future performance.

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

For those that watch baseball religiously, a lot has been made of the so-called five tools that scouts look to when evaluating players. While fielding and throwing are important, they typically don’t matter to fantasy players. Most fantasy players focus on the other three tools: hitting, hitting for power, and

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

There are many ways to rank players. I don’t claim to have a monopoly on the truth, but I hope my methods balance analytics with common sense. The analytics part is probably the most involved. We take runs above replacement from the past three seasons according to three different sources

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Draft day is the most fun day of the year. It’s a lot like Christmas because you never know what you are going to get. Many of us that play in multiple leagues carry the same cheat sheet into both drafts and still come up with

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2015 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

View image | gettyimages.com Everyone that studies baseball even in their spare time has pet projects and numbers they love to explore. For me, I love to explore different fielding metrics and plate discipline numbers. I’ve talked about fielding numbers on this site before, but that has a very limited

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