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Archive: March, 2011

The Fantasy Baseball Commandments

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
Happy Opening Day! While today marks the start of the 2011 season, tomorrow will mark a very historic occasion. FanDuel will be hosting the world's largest single-day fantasy competition EVER. To join costs a mere $10, but the prize pool totals $25,000, with a first place prize of $5,000 and payoffs... Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking the shortstops

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
My preseason fantasy rankings continue today with shortstop. I've already ranked several positions, and here is a look at who has taken home top honors so far, as well as links to my full posst: Starting Pitcher: Roy Halladay Relief Pitcher: Heath Bell Outfield: Carl Crawford Second Base: Robinson... Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Rating the second basemen

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
Second base, unlike the outfield, is not a talent-rich position when it comes to fantasy baseball. More often than not, defense is as valued as offense. Because of this, you'll want to get in early on a second baseman, even if it means drafting them well above their projected ranking. Why, you ask? It's... Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking the top outfielders

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
Outfield can be a tricky position in fantasy baseball, mainly because you start three of them. Not to mention that there are so many different types of players manning the grass between the infield dirt and the warning track. A prudent manager can use their outfield spots to help bolster categories... Read more

Fantasy Baseball: ABC: Always Be Closing

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
Yesterday, I gave my rankings for starting pitchers. Today, I will offer some thoughts on relief pitchers, one of the most undervalued positions in my opinion. RELIEF PITCHERS: If you value starting pitchers more like George than Paul and John (Yes, that's a Beatles reference), than relief pitchers... Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking the starting pitchers

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
The first round of my 2011 fantasy baseball rankings have arrived. I spent some time deciding where to start, which should have been a no-brainer. There is a reason that pitchers are designated "1" in the scorebook. They're just that important. Last week, I took a more broad look at the upcoming... Read more

Fantasy Baseball 101

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:04 PM
Spring is in the air, ladies and gentlemen. Maybe not here in Philadelphia, but most certainly in Florida and Arizona. And that can only mean one thing: Baseball. There are a million reasons to love the summer. And baseball is certainly near the top of the list. Opening day is right around the... Read more
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