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FSWA Draft Recap: Part 2

**This is the follow-up to a prior article about the FSWA 12 team mixed draft, to see the first article just click here. I am in the minority here but this is my favorite part of the draft. Filling the queue, seeing if players are valued correctly and watching how each team builds their remaining [...]

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FSWA Draft Recap: Part 1

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” Winston Churchill Chasing perfection is an ideal that can drive people towards their goals but others see it as a flaw. Fantasy baseball is a passion of mine and making the game better means evolution. When I was provided the opportunity to play [...]

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LEEG Draft Recap: 15 Team Mixed Draft

“Investing is the intersection of economics and psychology.” –Seth Klarman Following up on yesterday’s piece of drafting sixth in a 15 team live draft, I will look at the rounds and how I came to my selections. It is hard enough to build a team in a 15 team draft, but when you are up [...]

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Who to take at pick 6?

“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.” –Ben Graham Tempering my excitement in drafting against other industry writers and website owners was drawing the dreaded sixth spot out of fifteen in the first LEEG (League of Extraordinary Expert GM’s). While my Mom [...]

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Transaction Focus: Nelson Cruz

“From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.” Karl Marx When a team has a clear need and a player needs a place to find redemption, sometimes a match is made. Nelson Cruz is an aging power hitter coming off of a PED suspension which cost him the chance at one [...]

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You down with ADP? Outfield 300+ Bargain Bin

  “Generally, the greater the stigma or revulsion, the better the bargain.” Seth Klarman As drafts wear on and one is still commiserating about all the player’s that were lost from the queue, having players at the end game can defray those frustrations. Profit is the difference between total revenue and total opportunity cost. Using [...]

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You down with ADP: Outfield Edition (31-69)

“Know what you own, and know why you own it.” – Peter Lynch Continuing the outfield ADP’s, I will take a look at the LABR draft starting with tier seven after leaving off with tier six in the preceding article which you can find here. Prior to going into the tiers, here are the stock [...]

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Player Profile – Jason Heyward

“It’s not time enough for a really adequate sample size, but we have to be patient. Five starts [will be] more telling than two.” Theo Epstein Even though Theo was talking about a pitcher, I can borrow the inference for an outfielder entering his fifth year with the Braves. Although he has suffered the dreaded [...]

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