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Official MLB Preseason Rankings – Top 30 Catchers

Last year on the player rater the top 3 catchers was the surprising trio of Yadier Molina, Wilin Rosario, and Jonathan Lucroy. While all three are in our top seven, the consensus 1-2 of all three rankers was Buster Posey and then Carlos Santana. ADPs across the board are pretty low, and catcher is one [...]

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You down with ADP? First Base Edition

“Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.” Karl Marx While fantasy baseball values are not what Karl Marx was referring to, I think his quote frames what everyone who plays is seeking, value. It is always interesting to see how the people who do this for a living select a player in [...]

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You down with ADP? Catcher Edition

“We may define therapy as a search for value.” Abraham Maslow Using the NFBC ADP’s as a guide, I will adjust my preseason catcher rankings and try to identify where value lies in early drafts. Taking a look at AL and NL only leagues, the bottom tiers have different types of catchers. In the National [...]

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2014 OF Preview: 11 – 20

“Trust your hunches. They are usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.” Joyce Brothers Because of the fantasy need for outfielders, a top ten or fifteen does not suffice. Continuing this series with numbers eleven through twenty and though the rankings may surprise, it is an inexact science. If you missed [...]

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2014 Outfield Preview: Top Ten

“Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.” Joyce Brothers Never envisioned I would be taking advice from Joyce Brothers but her statement above is dead on for the upcoming fantasy baseball season. Not only is it important when ranking outfielders, but a virtue to hold true in upcoming [...]

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2014 Third Base Preview

“Go out looking for one thing, and that’s all you’ll ever find.” —Robert Flaherty Third base is a position that appears to lack depth for 2014 and is in transition with its rankings. There are more questions than answers with corner infielder ranks as a whole. The development of younger players and health of veterans [...]

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2014 Shortstop Preview

“Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.” Albert Einstein When ranking Shortstops, it is not purely knowledge of the players and talents that determine where they finish. Rather, based on last year, it is about who can stay on the field and what type of production they are [...]

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2014 Second Base Preview

Behind a clear cut number one in Cano last year, injuries and breakout seasons caused much upheaval in the second base rankings. Prognosticating this group for 2014 will be difficult to navigate as the projections will be open to interpretation. Here is my top fifteen at second base. 1.    Robinson Cano – Seattle Mariners 2013 [...]

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