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Passing Judgment: KFFL BAD Fantasy Baseball – Draft Analysis

Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in the KFFL Baseball BAD Fantasy Baseball Draft hosted on RTSports.com. It has been a slow-style draft with a two hour limit per pick. BAD is comprised of 15 teams and is an AL/NL mixed 5×5 Roto league consisting of some of the best fantasy baseball […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – Don’t Snooze on Cruz

Participating in fantasy baseball drafts usually does not elicit a lot of emotional responses (expletives with multiple exclamation points in a chat room notwithstanding).  Sure you want to have a good draft, execute your strategy and have some fun with your league mates.  But it is rare that you feel any sense of excitement or […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy

There was some discussion on Twitter about my fantasy baseball strategy to double up on first basemen within the first five rounds of the KFFL Baseball BAD Fantasy League. Do you like @FantasyJudgment‘s #BADFantasy strategy, to double up on 1B thru 5 founds? http://t.co/XQH3nTe5F6 — Nicholas Minnix (@NicholasMinnix) February 20, 2014 This is an 15-team […]

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Passing Judgment: Going Against the Fantasy Baseball Grain

Generally speaking, conventional wisdom in fantasy baseball Roto leagues is to wait before drafting pitching.  Starting pitchers can only contribute in four out of five standard categories at most twice a week, and saves are fickle and can be acquired much later on.  But when I was assigned the 5th overall pick in the 2014 […]

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Passing Judgment: The Art of the Fantasy Baseball Trade

As Chief Justice of Fantasy Judgment, I am constantly asked to review the legitimacy of trades.  When doing so, I must evaluate each trade on a case by case basis taking into account a myriad of factors to determine whether a trade should be approved or rejected.  But what goes into making a trade in […]

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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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Passing Judgment: Super Bowl XLVIII Preview

It will be the irresistible force going up against the immoveable object this Sunday as the Seattle Seahawks battle the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. Most of the buzz this week has either been about the weather conditions in New Jersey or wondering if Richard Sherman will run his mouth. But, let’s not forget […]

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Passing Judgment: Super Bowl in the Snow

When the NFL selected MetLife Stadium to host SuperBowl XLVIII, they knew there was a chance that weather could play a significant factor in the game and the logistics of everything leading up to the event.  During February in New Jersey, the cold and snow reign supreme. Believe me, I have lived here my whole […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Football – Grading the Pre-Season ESPN Top 25 Players

The NFL season is six weeks old which means we are almost halfway done with the fantasy football regular season. By this point, you have a good sense of what your team really is. But if you think back to July and August when you were preparing for your draft, you are probably both pleasantly […]

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Passing Judgment: A Reality Check with Adrian Peterson

Most of us that play fantasy football do not personally know NFL players.  We watch them play football and occasionally hear news and stories about them on TV or the internet.  Perhaps we can even gain some insight by following them on Twitter.  But generally speaking, NFL players are complete strangers to us and we […]

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