1. 2010 Projections: Why Matt Wieters Will Soon Be a Top-25 Player

    ORIGINIAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS After a slow start to 2009, Wieters managed to salvage his rookie campaign by hitting .301/.351/.415 with 6 HRs and 33 RBI in 246 at-bats after the break...

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  2. 2010 Projections: Bless You, Shin-Soo Choo

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS Shin-Soo Choo became fantasy relevant in the second half of 2008, when the Indians’ right fielder hit 11 HRs and plated 48 teammates with a ridiculous ...

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  3. 2010 Fantasy Big Board 31-40: Dustin Pedroia, Robinson Cano, or Brian Roberts?

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS In the coming weeks, I will attempt to create the most accurate 2010 big board available. This draft guide will be released 10 players at a time until my top 50 have been revealed...

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  4. 2010 Fantasy Big Board 21-30: Roy Halladay or Zack Greinke?

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS In the coming weeks, I will attempt to create the most accurate 2010 big board available. This draft guide will be released 10 players at a time until my top 50 have been revealed...

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  5. 2010 Fantasy Baseball: Cliff Lee the Next Victim of Postseason Innings?

    As the season approaches, I will pinpoint a few different aspects of fantasy baseball which  are overlooked by most managers. This edtion’s “overlooked aspect” has to do with high innings-pitched totals, particularly in the postseason...

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  6. 2010 Projections: Why B.J. Upton Will Bounce Back

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS B.J. Upton was perhaps the biggest disappointment of the 2009 fantasy baseball season. There is reason to believe, however, that the 25-year-old will bounce back in 2010...

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  7. 2010 Fantasy Baseball Big Board Nos. 11-20: Where Does Joe Mauer Fit In?

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS In the coming weeks, I will attempt to create the most accurate 2010 big board available. This draft guide will be released 10 players at a time until my top 50 have been revealed...

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  8. 2010 Fantasy Baseball Big Board, Nos. 1-10: Albert Pujols Leads the Way

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASYBASEBALLINSIDERS.COM In the coming weeks, I will attempt to create the most accurate 2010 big board available. This draft guide will be released 10 players at a time until my top 50 have been revealed...

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  9. Stadium Review: Kansas City Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium

    Original Article: Stadium Journey Arrowhead Stadium opened in August of 1972. It is the fourth largest stadium in the NFL, with a capacity of 77,000...

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  10. Stadium Review: Washington Redskins' Fed Ex Field

    This article was originally featured on StadiumJourney.com Fed Ex Field opened in August of 1997. It is the second largest stadium in the NFL, with a capacity of just under 92,000...

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  11. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: Top Spot Starters for Week 26

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections The final week of the fantasy baseball season is upon us. If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve got a lot to gain (or lose) in the next seven days...

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  12. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: Top Spot Starters For Week 25

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections In last week’s Fantasy Focus, I suggested three players to add in your quest for a championship game berth...

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  13. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: Advancing to Your League Championship Game

    Original Articles: Baseball Reflections For most fantasy baseball leagues, today marks the beginning of the semifinal playoff round. If you've made it this far, it's important to know that this is the most critical time of the year...

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  14. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: The All-August Free Agent Team

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections Joe Mauer, Ryan Howard, and Mark Reynolds. Everyone knows their names, and most people know they've played exceptionally well in August. What most people don't know, however, is that Will Venable has batted ...

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  15. Why You Should Avoid Drafting Drew Brees and Philip Rivers

    Most fantasy rankings base their claims off of the previous year's statistics, instead of attempting to predict the very near future. These are probably the same people who drafted Tom Brady No...

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  16. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: The All-Overappreciated Team

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections In last week’s Fantasy Focus, I announced the 2009 All-Underappreciated Team. This week, we shift gears as I present to you the All-Overappreciated Team...

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  17. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: The All-Underappreciated Team

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections America loves the underdog; it's a fact. More importantly, fantasy owners love the underdog. Not only are they fun to root for, but they also often come much cheaper than what they should...

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  18. Chiefs-Texans: Breaking Down Kansas City's Preseason Opener by Positon

    The Kansas City Chiefs opened their 2009 preseason schedule with a 16-10 loss to the Houston Texans on Saturday night at the newly renovated Arrowhead Stadium...

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  19. Why Every Football Fan Should Visit the Hall of Fame

    Before last Saturday, I considered myself to be one of the most avid 23-year-old football fans in the world. I was wrong...

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  20. Why Michael Vick May Actually Be a Good Fit For the Philadelphia Eagles

    According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, free-agent quarterback Michael Vick has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Vick's agent, Joel Segal, has confirmed this report...

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  21. 101 Years and Counting: Why This Just Isn't The Chicago Cubs' Year

    Sorry Cubs fans, but this just isn’t our year. The worst part is, it’s not any one individual’s fault. You can’t point a finger at any one cause of the Cubs’ problems...

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  22. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: The Art of Spot Starting

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections If there’s one thing that separates good fantasy baseball managers from the great ones, it’s the ability to spot start...

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  23. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: The Impact of Deadline Deals

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections Major League Baseball has seen 18 trades go down in the past week. While the contenders struggled to find the final missing piece, the cellar dwellers took on prospects with an eye towards the future...

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  24. Nick Kappel's Fantasy Focus: Second Half Studs Part Two

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections In last week’s fantasy focus, I outlined eight batters who have historically performed at a higher level in the second half of the season...

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  25. Nick Kappel's MLB Fantasy Focus: Second Half Studs

    Original Article: Baseball Reflections The All-Star Break has come and gone, and the dog days of summer are upon us. In some leagues, only six weeks of regular season play remain, meaning now is the time to make your playoff push...

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