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Yasmani Grandal

2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We are used to looking at the best position player, starting pitcher, and relief pitcher on the fantasy market, but it is that time of year where everyone comes out with their list of all-star snubs. I’ll join in with the fun and pick one player at each position (plus

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The kids have all gone home for the summer and the NBA playoffs are finally over. Now, it is high time to start looking at the positional power rankings. We will start with catchers and slowly move our way through the diamond. We will use the five basic statistics, but

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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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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

With the non-waiver trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it is time to take a look at the fantasy trade deadline that is looming in most leagues. Draft day is important, but it is high time we take a look at the various positions to see where those players rank

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The article title tells the story. Below, you’ll find a catcher and relief pitcher I like less than the expert consensus rank at Fantasy Pros as well as one of each I like better. Interestingly, there are some parallels between the catchers — namely that both are coming off of

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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 The catcher position has been like the walking dead this season as several high profile catchers have either missed most or all of the season to date. The preseason rankings are virtually irrelevant at this point with as many as five top ten catchers either on

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