By now, you’ve done most of your research for your fantasy baseball draft, you're polishing your cheat sheet, and you're itching for your draft to begin.
You may know who you want, but have been trying to assess the proper value of your targets so you don’t get caught reaching too early in the drafts for players you’re looking to fill your lineup with. You certainly don't want to endure a repeat of last year's shameful seventh-round pick of Joba Chamberlain and have your league-mates laugh at you all year yet again, do you?
If you’ve prepared properly to this point, then there is only so much you can learn about your select bunch of coveted players that you haven’t read up on since before pitchers and catchers reported.
We all know that perennial stud closer Joe Nathan is done for 2010; but other than that injury, almost every team looks like they will enter the regular season with virtually all of their core players intact.
This addendum to my previous Fantasy Baseball Preview is to be used as an aid to your cheat sheet. The first list of players, which is provided in this slideshow, are proven fantasy commodities that you should highlight on your cheat sheet. If a player is on the list below, then he is predicted to flourish in 2010.
You may notice that many of these players are veterans on new teams and look to be in a favorable situation based on a fantasy owner’s perspective. Others are young 20-somethings who are just hitting their prime or who won a starting job.
Let’s take a look at the 2010 target list...