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April 2016

Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

Pitchers in a dynasty format pose a dilemma from my point of view. Based partly on my own bad luck with Tommy John surgeries and my own research on success rates for pitching prospects, I have come to the conclusion that I must avoid paying full price for anything but

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Dynasty BaseballStrategy SessionsUncategorized

On the morning of the second month of the fantasy baseball season there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the trade block, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in your dynasty league trembled. Then the Commissioner led the people out to meet with The Dynasty Guru, and

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The third base position holds some of the most promising young players in baseball, headlined by Nolan Arenado, Manny Machado, and Kris Bryant. Prospects just a couple of years ago, they’ve now graduated and are dominating the big leagues. It will be nearly impossible for the next crop of third

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It makes sense that in a traditional 5×5 roto league each statistic carries the same amount of weight. However a funny thing has happened in the last few years of fantasy baseball. Since 2011, stolen bases have been slowly trending down league wide. The scarcity of steals has, in turn,

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralTrader's CornerUncategorized

We are three weeks into the season now. Chances are you already know what your team’s biggest hole is by now. It may not have been so obvious before the season started, but now that each MLB team has played 20 games it is apparent which players are going to

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2016 has seen a number of former stars get off to hot starts. Players that had been nearly or completely given up on are not only challenging the assumption that their days as a fantasy mainstay are gone but are actually laying claim to a new status as a key

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Dynasty BaseballStrategy SessionsUncategorized

  As the bard Dave Barry once wrote “The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” The same goes for all fantasy baseball players’ belief that we

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Everywhere you look right now when discussing power hitting shortstops, all you see is Trevor Story, and it’s certainly understandable. But in Cincinnati, Eugenio Suarez is having himself quite a start in his own right, and it’s worth diving into a little bit. Suarez came into the season atop many

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Baseball can be such a buzz kill sometimes. Look, injuries happen, we get it. But still, knowing that “it’s part of the game” doesn’t help when guys go down. It’s especially tough when a budding star suffers an injury during their ascent to the upper echelon of the league. Suddenly

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It’s early in the season, but the player with the third highest wRC+ in baseball has come from the unlikeliest of places. Tyler White, a 33rd round pick, has never appeared on a top prospect list and received little to no prospect hype; though that hasn’t stopped him from dominating

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