5 Star Players You Should Avoid in Your 2013 Fantasy Baseball Drafts

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5 Star Players You Should Avoid in Your 2013 Fantasy Baseball Drafts
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Giancarlo Stanton is a fantasy stud, but he can't do it all by himself.

My inbox is already awaiting the hate mail.

This is the column in which I make the case against drafting some of fantasy baseball's best players. Yes, I look forward to your letters, as Craig Ferguson of The Late, Late Show likes to say when he inadvertently (or not) offends some or all of his viewing audience with a particular joke.

Let's be clear, though, I'm not saying you absolutely, positively must avoid these five superstars at your draft, only that you might want to at least consider doing so. After you've reviewed the facts, that is.

To make this more fun—and challenging—the players in question are all being selected before the end of Round 5 in 12-team leagues on average, per MockDraftCentral.com. A few are even (gasp) borderline first-rounders.

Wanna get at me? Click through first, then we can talk.

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