Archive for January,2017

Stockpile power at 1B/DH in 2017

As always, this is a position loaded with power and potential batting average, top to bottom.

There are 10 extreme power options, depending upon how much BA advantage or disadvantage you want to build into your roster.

There are 13 full-timers with significant or better power, which is down...

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How bad is the 2017 catcher pool?

Catchers are the most frustrating offensive position in fantasy baseball. Yes, they offer the shallowest depth of skills, but just how bad is it? Should we really be pushing Buster Posey into the early rounds? How much damage do the end-gamers really cause?

Here...

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BABS comes to Music City

The industry's annual "first pitch" of the fantasy baseball season is the Fantasy Sports Trade Association's (FSTA) experts league draft. This year it was held at their winter conference in Nashville.

This was the second time that I've taken BABS with me to this league's draft. Last year, a...

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BABS 2017: What’s new, early charts, more

While we all know the inherent beauty that BABS possesses, she readily recognizes that there is always room for improvement. The challenge, though, is to improve while maintaining simplicity. I didn't want to add complexity to her natural beauty.

In the end, the only changes I made were...

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Three Named to Rotisserie Hall of Fame

While the the baseball universe waits impatiently for the always-controversial Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) Hall of Fame announcement, the fantasy industry has named its 2017 picks for the Rotisserie Hall of Fame: Prince Fielder, David Ortiz and Mark Teixeira. They are the...

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Annual Disclosure Statement

An Op-Ed columnist in my local paper recently wrote a piece that she called her Annual Disclosure Statement. She said, “I have regular readers and new readers, but I can’t assume that everyone knows where I stand on the issues. Someone reading me for the first time might pass judgment...

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