Archive for February,2016

RSOB Chapter 8: The BABS Draft

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

If you think the BABS process is a little uncomfortable, just wait. Here in Chapter 8, we jump off the cliff. This is another looooong chapter, but unlike Chapter 6, it's coming at you all at once. Have a seat;...

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RSOB Chapter 6H: Relief Pitchers

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In the eternal quest for the elusive SAVE, it's all about Skill and Opportunity, right? If you have enough Skill, the Opportunity will come. Well, it's not that simple.

Opportunity can come from a variety of sources, from skill, to...

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RSOB Chapter 6G: Starting Pitchers

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

In most fantasy formats, pitchers vary from hitters in one key way. With fewer relevant counting stats, their measurable value rests in ratio gauges – primarly ERA – that have wider error bars than just about any other metric.

Look...

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RSOB Chapter 6F: Outfielders

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

In the outfield, you can pretty much have your pick of whatever mix of Assets you'd like. There are plenty of skills, whether you need power, speed or batting average. However, be careful because there is also a good smattering...

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RSOB Chapter 6E: Shortstops

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

Shortstop is a position with some good upside potential but also a ton of uncertainty. It contains some decent power contributors at the top, though the bigger names are risky. After that, there is a large group of low-risk speedsters;...

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RSOB Chapter 6D: Secondbasemen

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

Second base is a fairly shallow position when it comes to counting stats. The full-timers are a haven for batting average with a few nice pockets of steals. There is a smattering of moderate power sources but most come with...

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RSOB Chapter 6c: Thirdbasemen

New to "Ron Shandler's Other Book"? Read the Introduction

Third base is another position deep in power and batting average, though not quite as deep as 1B/DH. That means you will most likely be filling your corner infield slot with a firstbaseman. One thing does stand out at the...

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