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    Helping you Win your Fantasy League

    Below is a Sample of our Season Management Tools: Daily Injury & Player Status Insider Reports - stay caught up with top notch Sabermetric analysis. Best of all it's delivered via email and covers over 80 players on a daily....

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    Welcome to the 2019 Fantasy Baseball Season!

    Hi Folks, Welcome to the start of our 2019 Fantasy Baseball Season! As I have written in the past, the art of MLB player projections continues to evolve. With the advances in data collection, there are new indicators introduced...

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    Prospect Central 18 - Wk 15

    Tuck Yeah!

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    Prospect Central 18 - Week 2

    I guess it comes down to power. He's a 20-HR guy but who knows, I might be a 20-HR guy in MLB in 2018.

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    Prospect Central 2017 - Week #2

    Welcome to Prospect Central! Each week we profile prospects that are expected to have an impact on the fantasy landscape with industry leading depth and insight. Trey Mancini, 1B, OriolesTrey Mancini led the charge in the O's big win over...

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    Pitchers: Hard Hit Rate and the relationship to BABIP against

    It's widely accepted and understood that hitters do have control on their BABIP range. BABIP or Batting Average on Balls in Play is not a one size fits all indicator. Examples of this include quick runners who have a higher...

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    NL Daily Notes - May 6, 2015

    Starling Marte (OF-PIT) - I always saw Marte as the guy who would settle in as the #2 hitter between Polanco and McCutchen, but he's looking like more of a middle of the order type these days. Tuesday, Marte...

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    DFS - April 6, 2015 - Kluber Your Competition

    Catcher - Featured site is DraftKings Top Play: Buster Posey (SF) - No surprise here, Buster Posey is our top catcher of the day on Monday. The Diamondbacks are starting light-throwing Josh Collmenter on Opening Day and while Posey is...

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    2015 SiriusXM FSTA Fantasy Baseball Draft

    2015 SiriusXM FSTA Fantasy Baseball Draft - Expert Picks

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    May Pitcher Rankings 2014

    In our continuing series on player recommendations, today we take a look at the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production. The past has shown us that pitchers have a more difficult time reverting to their historical mean. Especially...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 18, 2014

    Chris Colabello (1B-MIN): Chris Colabello had himself quite the doubleheader against the Blue Jays, going 5 for 7 with 1 run, 4 RBI, and 1 BB to push his season line to .357/.410/.571. Stories have emerged about Colabello's adjustments during...

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    NL Daily Notes - April 10, 2014

    Ervin Santana (SP-ATL): Ervin Santana logged an impressive debut for the Braves, tossing 8 shutout innings of 3-hit, 6-strikeout baseball. The righty was quite efficient in the outing, only needing 88 pitches, inducing plenty of groundballs and working the whole...

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    Historical Fantasy Baseball Values 5x5

    Hi Folks, Welcome to the start of the 2014 fantasy baseball season! With Pitchers and Catchers reporting in a few short weeks, one of the ways I open a new season is by taking a look back at the previous...

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    Pre-season Report- February 20, 2014

    Boston Red Sox Clay Buchholz- Fantasy Ace or Injury waiting to happen? Last week, when we touched upon the Red Sox rotation, I wrote about Jon Lester. Lester is the anti-thesis to Clay Buchholz. Lester's days of being a fantasy...

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    Preseason Prep- February 17, 2014

    Notes from the Grapefruit and Cactus Leagues...as all pitchers and catchers have reported and position players for the Tigers, Phillies, Pirates, Cardinals and Mariners report today. Ryan Dempster- BOS- Dempster will not be pitching for the Red Sox or anyone...

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    Preseason Prep- February 14, 2014

    Boston Red Sox Will Middlebrooks- Cheap power at third or a dead spot in your fantasy lineup? Few players were more Jekyll and Hyde in 2013 than Red Sox Third Baseman, Will Middlebrooks. The first half of the season in...

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    2013 Mid Season Rankings / 3YR 2nd Half History

    As we move beyond the all star break, it's time to set our sights on the 2nd half. Every season we come across players who unexplainably perform at higher or lower levels during certain periods of the season. One...

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    June 2013 Fantasy Pitcher Rankings

    In our continuing series on player recommendations, the latest edition of Strategy Manager + highlights the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production this season. On the ranking sheet (Pitcher Rankings for June) you will find 5 tiers...

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    May Pitcher Rankings

    In our continuing series on player recommendations, today we take a look at the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production. The past has shown us that pitchers have a more difficult time reverting to their historical mean. Especially...

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    Fantistics Daily Fantasy Fix - April 28th, 2013

    Before we get into today's recommendations, it is important to remind everyone to understand your scoring format and the pricing of the individual players on the site you're playing. These vary from site to site and all daily sites...

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    2012 Fantasy Baseball Second Half Rankings

    2012 fantasy baseball second half rankings.

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    Updated Pitcher Rankings

    Updated Pitcher Rankings

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    Player Rankings Update

    Under/Over Performing Pitchers May Update 2012 (see the Recommendations) In our continuing series on player recommendations, today we take a look at the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production. The past has shown us that pitchers have...

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    Umpire Tendencies

    It's happened to all of us. We're sitting down watching our stud fantasy pitcher, and before we get out of the first inning it's apparent that it's going to be a long day....a real long day. Your pitcher is getting...

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    Singles Percentage & The New Citi Field Fences

    One of my favorite indicators is our BHIP or Singles Average calculation. Singles Average (BHIPx%) - defined as the success percentage of batted balls hit into play (Singles/(AB-K-2B-3B-HR)).  The typical percentage for singles is around .250. Every year there are...

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    The June MLB Fantasy Pitcher Rankings

    MLB Fantasy Pitcher Rankings

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    May Rankings - Under/Over Performing Pitchers

    In our continuing series on player recommendations, today we take a look at the pitchers who are deviating from their projected production. The past has shown us that pitchers have a more difficult time reverting to their historical mean....

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    May Rankings - Under/Over Performing Batters

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    NL Player Notes - May 3rd

    Mike Stanton - Stanton singled, homered, and tripled last night in the Marlins' 6-5 win in St. Louis. Stanton is still striking out at a prodigious rate, but the massive power that he offers could trump that. People said Ryan...

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    NL Player Notes - April 25, 2011

    Hanley Ramirez (SS-FLA) - Ramirez was passed this year in fantasy drafts by Troy Tulowitzki as fantasy's #1 shortstop (at least we did here at Fantistics), but the disparity is growing by the at-bat. Tulo leads the NL in slugging...

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    AL Player Notes - April 21st, 2011

    Jeff Francoeur- KC- Hot- Francoeur raised his average to .333 by going 2-for-4 and hitting his 3rd homer of the season. His average is being boosted by a .345 BABIP so that may not hold. The power numbers have a...

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    AL Daily Notes - April 18th, 2011

    Jeremy Hellickson (SP - TB): Hellickson continues to show some growing pains at the major league level. In his third start of the season on Sunday Hellickson made it 0-3 in the quality start category by allowing 4 ER’s on...

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    NL Player Notes - April 16th, 2011

    Charlie Morton (OF—Pirates) Charlie Morton pitched a complete game on Friday against the Reds, allowing just one earned run on five hits, two walks and struck out three. It took him 110 pitches to dispose of the Reds, throwing over...

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    TFC - The New 5x5 Salary Cap Home

    There was a time in early January when it appeared that not having a rotisserie style salary cap game for fantasy baseball was a distinct possibility. That’s why, when Fantistics founder Anthony Perri told me he was interested in forming...

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    The Inconsistent Player

    The Inconsistent Player Several years ago we introduced Consistency Factor and it's implications to both Head to Head leagues as well as all Fantasy leagues regardless of their scoring setup. We run and update this piece every season because...

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    2011: Here comes the Small Ball

    2011: Here comes the Small Ball Last season, just about this time, I wrote an article labeled 2010: Say Hello to The Dominance of Starting Pitching (part II) and has fate would have it...by the end of the season, 2010...