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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Closers

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Closers By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) In truth, the closer position has just two tiers: the top guys and everyone else. After that, getting your team enough saves is more a matter of keeping your ear to the ground and making sure you know who the hot hand is in every bullpen. […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 2)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 2) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) After the elite crop of pitchers has been plucked from the draft, it is time to start targeting pitchers who have the potential to breakout. Selecting the pitcher who can go from afterthought to ace is one of the most important parts of […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 1)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 1) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) When ranking starting pitchers for standard 5×5 leagues I only focus on strikeouts, WHIP, and ERA. Whether or not a pitcher has 10 wins or 15 wins largely comes down to chance. Obviously, a good pitcher on a good team will have more […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 2)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 2) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) There are a lot of outfielders who will give you passable numbers. Players like Alfonso Soriano, Nelson Cruz, Jason Kubel, Ryan Ludwick, Shane Victorino, etc., are old, but can provide a nice boost off the bench in a pinch. However, those are not the […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 1)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 1) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) My outfield rankings will be in two parts. The first will be my top 36 outfielders. Most leagues have twelve managers and three starting outfielders, so 36 seemed like an appropriate number. The second part will rank players that provide value as 4th or […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Third Base

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Third Base By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) Third base is quite deep this year. If you are not in a position to select Miguel Cabrera there are at least three other 3rd basemen worthy of a 2nd round selection. There is a decent amount of injury risk in tiers two and three, […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Shortstop

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Shortstop By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) The shortstop position is very difficult to dissect this season. In fact, you will not find more injury risk in the top tier of any other position. After the upper echelon of players, there is a grab bag of young breakout candidates, players who broke out […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Second Base

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Second Base By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) Second base has several enticing 20/20 options for the upcoming season. The real question is whether you are going to: a) try and snatch 2013’s sexiest upside pick, Jason Kipnis, in the 5th or 6th round; b) use one of your top three picks on […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – First Base

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – First Base By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) The first base position is full of fading former All-Stars and up and coming mashers. If you can properly read the statistics on the wall then you can avoid the aging hitters who are more name than game.  Instead, you can pick up baseball’s next […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Catchers

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Catchers By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) I can smell spring training grass all the way in South Korea. That means it is time for me to pour over baseball statistics, meticulously plot out positional rankings and prognosticate until my typing fingers are calloused. This will be the first of my positional rankings […]

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