1. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 Third Basemen

    With several of our composite 2011 fantasy baseball rankings ( Top 50 | C | 1B | 2B | SS | RP ), we’ve seen the numbers help develop fairly clear-cut tiers for players...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 Closers

    So far, our 2011 fantasy baseball composite rankings ( Top 50 | C | 1B | 2B | SS ) have followed a certain pattern. The composites, which have merged rankings from MLB...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 Second Basemen

    As in years past, our composite rankings series for 2011’s fantasy baseball season ( The Top 50 | C | 1B | SS ) have been very popular. Merging similar rankings at ESPN, CNNSI, MLB ...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 Shortstops

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  5. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Why Joe Mauer Is the Most Overvalued Player in the Game

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  6. Important Fantasy Baseball Player Updates You Need to Know: March 18

    As we push through the latter parts of Spring Training, player news and updates will have more and more impact on our Fantasy Draft Day plans. With this week winding down, here are some insights: Chase Utley, PHI...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 First Basemen

    Look the word “composite” up in a dictionary, and you’ll find it means the merging of different parts into one, stronger, more complete object. Our composite rankings do the same thing...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 20 Catchers

    You wouldn’t jump on the first offer a used car salesman throws your way or see your fantasy ace undergo season-ending surgery after only one doctor’s opinion...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball: Mauer, Greinke, Bailey and Other Player Updates, March 14

    Forget “As the World Turns.” This is much more important. Much more dramatic. As we continue to work our way through spring training 2011, we continue to have some ...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball 2011: A Dozen Prospects You Need to Watch Closely This Season

    Spoiled we were as fantasy baseball managers in 2010. Not only did the prospect pool last year create a lot of buzz going into the regular seaeson, a number of rookies ran with their opportunity...

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  11. Attention NFL Owners, Players and Fans: Read This Letter During the Lockout

    Dear NFL owners, What a bunch of cry baby NFL fans we have, huh? They keep whining about furloughs and pay cuts and increasing expenses and other poor people junk...

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  12. Important Player Updates That Will Affect Your Fantasy Baseball Draft

    It happens to someone every year on fantasy baseball draft day. Player X starts to fall below his average draft position. He keeps sliding down the round and into your lap. You shake your head in disbelief...

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  13. Home Run Efficiency: How It Affects Fantasy Baseball Sleepers, Busts and Trends

    One of my most prized possessions growing up was a large, hardcover book titled “The Way Things Work...

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  14. Dominate Your 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft with These Sleeper Outfielders

    Want to waste $8? Go to your closest magazine stand and purchase a fantasy baseball guide. Want to waste a first-round fantasy baseball draft pick? Take an outfielder. OK...

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  15. Dominate Your 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft with These Sleeper, Value Pitchers

    Overpay [ oh-ver-pey ]: To pay at too high a rate; To pay more than is due, as by an error; To draft a pitcher in the first three rounds of any regular fantasy baseball draft...

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  16. Fantasy Baseball Composite Rankings: The Ultimate Top 50 Players for 2011

    Plenty of fantasy writers, magazines, websites, etc. offer rankings. Positional rankings. Top 10s. Top 20s. Rankings by statistical category...

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  17. Dominate Your 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft with These Sleeper Shortstops

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  18. Fantasy Football 2011: Recent Player Moves and News You Need to Know About

    It can be nearly impossible to predict what an early-offseason NFL move means with so many possible player moves and the rookie draft still to happen...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball: Six Steps To Making Your League More Fantasy-Football Friendly

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  20. Fantasy Baseball Draft Domination: The Six Best First Base Sleepers, Values

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  21. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: Dominate Your Draft with the Best Second Base Sleepers

    The headache was more like a jackhammer slamming around in my skull. I could barely walk, barely think, as I stumbled into Wal-Mart to find some relief. The first pain reducer I came to was Aleve...

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  22. Dominate Your 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft: The Best Third Base Sleepers

    Journalists, as a profession, aren’t exactly well paid—especially those of us who still cling to the antiquated concept of newspapers...

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  23. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Must-Draft Value Closers You Can't Afford To Overlook

    In an attempt to satisfy a late-night sweet tooth, I hit the drive-through at Dunkin' Donuts and ordered two Boston Creams on my way home from work the other night. When I got to the window to finalize the purchase, I was shocked by a $1...

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  24. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Breaking News: Adam Wainwright Could Be Lost For Season

    It has been a rough 2011 so far for the St. Louis Cardinals . Contract discussions with uber-stud Albert Pujols went south pretty quickly, with negotiations now called off until after the season...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Must-Draft Value Catchers You Can't Afford To Overlook

    Go ahead, punk. Draft Joe Mauer. Make my day. And while you’re burning an early-round draft pick on a catcher who will give you a great batting average and mediocre everything ...

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