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Xander Bogaerts is just 23 years old and yeah, I am saying he has a great shot to be in the hall of fame. 2016 will be his second straight season producing an fWAR of over 4.0 and has him on pace for a career of well over 40 fWAR

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There is a competition brewing in Boston at the third base position that has yet to gain relevance in the baseball community at large.  Part of the reason for this is the incumbent at the position is so grossly overpaid that logic dictates the organization must allow him to play. 

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Any of you that have been reading my articles since I started over at Baseball Professor probably think I have some strange fascination with Drew Smyly.  Let me first clarify no he doesn’t pay me to write about him as his unknown hype man and no we are not related. 

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As I write this piece I have just been eliminated from the semifinals of my fantasy football dynasty league.  It stinks to lose in the playoffs but I’m taking this one in stride.   It doesn’t take long for me to turn my eye towards my true love—my 16 team dynasty

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A month or so ago on one of my Baseball Professor Daily Profcasts, fellow TDG writer George Bissell and I had Wilson Karaman of Baseball Prospectus on as our guest for our Friday on the Farm show.  Wilson gets a chance to spend ample time covering the Cal League and

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Below are a list of magnificent finds at each position that were taken well outside the range that most productive starters were selected.  I give you both the pre-season ADP and where the player currently stands at their position on ESPN’s Player Rater as we draw near to the season’s

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Life hasn’t been easy for Philadelphia Phillies fans this year as they have seen their team lay claim to the worst record in baseball at 26-48.  This terrible season has been backed up by a run differential of -122 essentially stating, “Yes they do deserve to be this bad”.  All

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If the season were to end today the Chicago Cubs would be heading to the playoffs for a wildcard showdown with their division rival Pittsburgh Pirates.  As it stands right now the Cubs own the fourth best record in the National League at 35-29 and boast a +16 run differential. 

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Every year the MLB Draft happens always with little fanfare in comparison to its contemporaries the NFL and NBA.   There is no month long hype train on major outlets and rather than have the first round picks stats barrage you nonstop until draft day, a la Marcus Mariota and Jameis

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Someone must have told Rodriguez when he was younger that first impressions matter.  This is great advice because the first time you meet or spend time around someone ultimately shapes your perception of them more than you think it would.  The first time I saw Rodriguez was on August 26th

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