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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Evaluating pitchers is easily the hardest thing to do in fantasy baseball. So much of what pitchers do is dependent on those around them. As researchers, scouts, and statisticians put their heads together, the more they realize how much fielding impacts pitching and pitchers’ numbers. Throw in the fantasy element

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2017 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Offseason Overview Of all the teams we have overviewed to this point, this team seems unfinished. They are on the hunt for more pitching and the reunion with Mike Napoli seems more obvious than any in the sport. Yet, here we are doing the dance waiting for eyes to lock.

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2016 Fantasy Baseball

Christopher Morais 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 one. Most pitchers see the mound once every seven days, but if you want to maximize the number of starts per week, it’s important to

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The National League divisional races are already starting to shake out as anticipated as we wrap up the second week of the MLB season. The Cardinals and Pirates were able to get wins this Sunday to stay within shouting distance of the Cubs, the Mets took the rubber match in

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2016 Fantasy Baseball2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft GuideFantasy Baseball

2015 Quick Overview The Texas Rangers surprised everyone when they went from last place in 2014 to edge the Houston Astros by two games in the 2015 standings. Despite a seemingly mediocre 88-74 record, the Rangers came within one game of advancing to the ALCS. They took a two games

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2016 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers continued the arms race in the NL West by reaching an agreement with free agent right-hander Kenta Maeda. Now, the top three teams in the division have each added two arms to their rotation (although the Dodgers technically lost Zack Greinke, so they net one extra

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

We come to the end of the American League portion of our study on starting pitchers. The AL West is easily the the best division in terms of quality and quantity of starting pitchers. In fact, if we throw in Collin McHugh we will have 18 qualifying pitchers. He stands at

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Edwin Encarnacion Fantasy Baseball
2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

While browsing Twitter a little over a week ago, I came upon a tweet from Vicarious Sports that indicated they were looking for a fellow baseball contributor to join a fantasy baseball league in its inaugural year. After emailing Mick Wayne, the owner of the new startup website VicariousSports.com, he

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Hyun-Jin Ryu Fantasy Baseball
2014 Fantasy Baseball

In anticipation of the upcoming 2014 Major League Baseball season, I will be looking at players who you should be targeting on draft day. Hyun-jin Ryu, the second-year starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers, will be the subject in this instance. Much like his fellow countryman Psy, who produced the

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2014 Fantasy BaseballFantasy Baseball

Time flies when you are having fun, and contracts go berserk when you aren’t paying attention. The New York Yankees will pay Tanaka 155 million dollars over the next seven seasons, and it will cost them a combined 175 million after the posting fee. That is a combined 25 million

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