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Fantasy Baseball: Baseball Prospectus AL-only Mock Draft Review

On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, I participated in the Baseball Prospectus AL-only fantasy baseball auction mock draft. This was a 12-team, 5×5 Roto league which included some of the most prolific fantasy sports entities in the industry including Baseball Prospectus, Fox Sports, BaseballHQ, RotoWire, USA Today, Mastersball, and Fangraphs. Not only was I drafting with […]

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Fantasy Baseball: NL-only Mock Draft Review

On January 27, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Alarm NL-only fantasy baseball mock draft for the Baseball Guys 2014 Draft Kit. I had the 11th overall pick in this 12-team league which was comprised of some of the brightest minds in the industry including Ray Flowers, Jeff Mans, Glenn Colton, Howard Bender, Steve Gardner, […]

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Fantasy Baseball: AL-only Mock Draft Review

On January 20, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Alarm AL-only fantasy baseball mock draft for the Baseball Guys 2014 Draft Kit. I had the second overall pick in this 12-team league which made my decision extremely easy. I sat back and waited to see whether I would end up with Miguel Cabrera or Mike […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – The Goldschmidt Standard

As you prepare for the 2014 fantasy baseball season, it is generally undisputed that the first two picks of any draft (except NL-only leagues) will be Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout in either order.  But after that, there are several players who warrant consideration to be taken third overall.  Some candidates include reigning National League […]

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The Verdict: Keeping it on the DL

There are dozens of ways to customize a fantasy baseball league.  Whether it is roto or points, head-to-head or cumulative, daily or weekly, keeper or non-keeper, mixed league or AL/NL only, you get the point.  After making those decisions, you must decide how many teams to include in the league and then set roster limits […]

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Passing Judgment: The Unpredictability of Fantasy Baseball

So you think you know all there is to know about fantasy baseball?  I’ll bet that you think all of the days, weeks and months you invested absorbing information and preparing for your draft was well worth it.  There are dozens upon dozens of industry experts who proclaim to have “inside” information to be disseminated […]

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Coach Dennis’s Diary: Fantasy Baseball – Running into a Hot Team

Coach Dennis’s Diary – Running into a Hot Team By: Dennis Esser (@coachesser) It appears that my luck (or lack thereof) has followed me from fantasy football into fantasy baseball.  I feel I drafted a very solid team, but my early season results have been nothing to write home about.   I drafted Ryan Braun with […]

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Storm Troopers vs. One for Altuve – 5 F.J. 15 (March 21, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Draft Issue

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Storm Troopers vs. One for Altuve ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE KEYSTONE FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided March 21, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 15 (March 2013) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Keystone Fantasy Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as “KFBL”) is comprised of 12 […]

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Fantasy Baseball: FSWA Draft Review – March 20, 2013

On March 20, 2013, I participated in one of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (“FSWA”) fantasy baseball leagues hosted on ESPN. I had the fortune of being in a league with some of the best minds in fantasy baseball including Patrick DiCaprio, Paul Greco, Ben Pritchett, A.J. Mass, and Josh Kay. This is a 12-team […]

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – KFFL Expert League (“BAD”)

Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in the KFFL Baseball Analysis Draft (“BAD”) with some of the top experts in the industry.  This 12-team, 5×5 roto league had a slow draft with two hour time limits per pick.  I had the sixth overall pick and went into the draft hoping to land […]

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