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Frank Sides

Dynasty Baseball

It seems like every year, without fail, a middle infielder (or two) vaults into dynasty must-own territory from relative obscurity. 2012 gave us Matt Carpenter, 2013 gave us Brad Miller and 2014 gave us Joe Panik. They weren’t listed on top 100 lists, they weren’t guaranteed starting jobs, and by the

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General

I doubt the title left much to the imagination. The good news: I don’t have to write anything here. If your league allows trading this late into the season, read the title as”Deep(ish) Late Season Targets for 2017″. Jorge Polanco, SS, MIN – Polanco has been on the radar for a while

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralStrategy SessionsUncategorized

I’ve never agreed with the thought process that a complete tear-down is the way to re-build a dynasty team. It can work and it can be fun, but it takes forever to see improvement in the standings. Drafting can be a crapshoot and you really can’t afford to miss. A

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Dynasty BaseballGeneralUncategorized

I vividly remember that time a 21 year old infielder debuted with a .407 wOBA in a hitter’s paradise after slugging .661 in 69 games at AAA that year. Brett Lawrie was my unicorn. If you are reading this, there is a pretty good chance you felt the same way. He hit 18

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I am a believer that the single most important aspect of keeping a dynasty team competitive is the ability to recognize when a player’s value is on the verge of increasing rapidly and being able to acquire that player at a minimal cost before it is too late. My initial thought was to

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Bouncing BackGeneralUncategorized

The post-hype prospect is the “one that got away” of fantasy baseball. Your relationship with that player has been broken for a while, but when you are alone, you can’t resist watching his highlight videos on YouTube and obsessing over his subtle bat flips. You daydream about his 6-hit, 6-power combo

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There is nothing more valuable in a dynasty format than a legitimate fantasy ace. According to ESPN’s player rater, the three most valuable assets in 2015 were starting pitchers. They are not easy to find and more difficult to acquire, unless you can get your hands on them before they break

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