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Welcome to Keaton It Real, a new column consisting of my general musings and observations of baseball and fantasy. I will be pushing this out weekly starting when our rankings conclude, but today I bring you the first installment inspired by the recent trade between Oakland, Texas, and Tampa.

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Three of the game’s most feared sluggers are from Las Vegas. The astonishing Kris Bryant, the otherworldly Bryce Harper, and the future of the Texas Rangers, Joey Gallo. These ball mashers are well-known in the baseball world. These baseball monsters playing their way into sports section headlines. These guys are can’t-miss

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It is imperative to always be thinking years ahead in dynasty formats. Placing a greater emphasis on future value, especially on prospects, will help you stay one step ahead of the rest of your league. Acquiring a prospect on the precipice of a major breakout that will provide surplus value down

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The Rangers whiffed terribly in the first several rounds in the loaded 2011 draft. Either of their first and supplemental rounds picks, Kevin Matthews and Zach Cone, hasn’t made it out of high-A ball after 3 and a half seasons. However, they hit the jackpot in later rounds in MLB

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Happy Thanksgiving! I’m sure all of us can think of at least one small thing that we can be grateful for today. For me, this month brought the birth of my second child, a baby girl, and gratitude is definitely one of the many strong emotions that comes with being

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Today in our AFL series we mine for potential fantasy gold on the banks of the Aqua Fria River in Surprise, home to minor leaguers from Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Texas. While the Saguaros are relatively light on truly elite prospect talent, particularly on the mound, there is some

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With the season winding down, waiver wire scouring has hit a fever pitch, with dynasty league owners looking to set up a run in in 2014. Here’s a list of potentially available outfielders from American League teams who could help your team.  Some could even help out your team for

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Mike Olt has had a really crappy 2013 season. After crushing Double-A pitching in 2012 and shooting through the minors to earn a cup of MLB coffee, Olt began this year as a victim of the Rangers’ offensive depth. Blocked at his natural position by Adrian Beltre and also behind

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The person I’ve seen most often mentioned as the benefactor of Josh Hamilton’s departure has been David Murphy; and while Murphy will certainly have to “carry more of the burden”, he was a 450+ at-bat guy already. The real interesting development will be in Hamilton’s vacated centerfield spot. The Rangers

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