1. Fantasy Baseball Top 15 Second Basemen for 2011: OBP Formats

    If you play in a standard five-by-five league (i.e., one that includes batting average), you will want to check out our standard league rankings by clicking here ...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball Verdict: Targeting Carlos Marmol, Don't Let the Ks Distract You

    Carlos Marmol brings an exceptional strikeout rate to the closers role. There is no arguing that fact, but that shouldn’t cause us to overlook the warts that do come with selecting him...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball Late-Round Targets: Five Sources of Speed

    Is speed something you look for late in your draft? Here are five guys who are generally available after Round 18 (meaning they have an ADP of 216 or above, according to Mock ...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball Top 15 Shortstops for 2011: Keeper Leagues

    A lot of the shortstop talent is on the younger side, but how do players like Jimmy Rollins and Derek Jeter fit for those in keeper leagues? Of course the rules of the league ...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Is Alex Rios Being Undervalued?

    Currently, Alex Rios has an ADP of 60.40, meaning he is being selected at the end of the fifth round or early in the sixth round...

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  6. Fantasy Baseball Top 30 Starting Pitchers for '11: Adam Wainwright Fallout

    The news officially broke this afternoon: Adam Wainwright will in fact undergo Tommy John surgery costing him the entire 2011 season (and, quite possibly, a good chunk of 2012 as well)...

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  7. MLB Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 First Basemen for 2011 for OBP Formats

    For those who are in standard 5×5 formats that use batting average, you can check out our general first base rankings by clicking here ...

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  8. MLB Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 Catchers For 2011

    Catcher is a position that many people dispute about how to draft. Should you go with one of the elite options early in your draft? Should you focus on a mid-round talent? How ...

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  9. Buster Posey: Why Fantasy Baseball Owners Should Temper Their Expectations

    Buster Posey burst onto the scene in 2010, helping lead the San Francisco Giants to an unexpected playoff run and all the way to the World Series title...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball Prospect News for 2/22: Brett Lawrie, Mark Trumbo and More

    Let’s take a look at a few tidbits regarding some of the top prospects in the game: Brett Lawrie, who is attending his first Major League Spring Training camp, is being asked to transition to 3B according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb...

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  11. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Where Should We Target Mike Stanton?

    Mike Stanton exploded onto the scene in 2010, first at Double-A (.313, 21 HR, 52 RBI in 192 AB) before being promoted straight to the Major Leagues...

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  12. Top 15 Fantasy Baseball Catchers For 2011 By Tiers

    Tier 1 – Joe Mauer Mauer stands alone as the best catcher available on draft day. While his 2009 power surge was clearly more smoke and mirrors than anything else (28 HR ...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball Debate: Is Justin Upton A 4th Round Pick In Yearly Formats?

    Justin Upton is one of the brightest young stars in baseball—at least, that’s what we are supposed to believe...

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  14. Is Chone Figgins a Top 100 Fantasy Baseball Option for 2011?

    Prior to 2010, Chone Figgins was viewed as a viable third-base option, bringing speed to a position that rarely brings any...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Mike Moustakas, Bryce Harper and More Prospects

    Spring Training battles are just beginning, yet that doesn't mean there isn’t plenty to talk about in terms of prospects trying to win jobs...

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  16. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projecton: Will Clint Barmes Rediscover His Old Form?

    Clint Barmes has been involved in the Rockies ' rotating door at second base for the past few seasons. He’s had the opportunity to claim it as his own on many occasions, but after his 2005 breakout campaign (...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 4 years ago 1,041 reads 1 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Top 30 Outfielders for 2011, Take Two

    Outfield is one of the toughest positions to rank. At the top, things are not as deep as we would like, but we are flooded with youngsters who have the potential to join the group of elite options...

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  18. Fantasy Baseball First-Round Pick Analysis: Alex Rodriguez

    There was a time where Alex Rodriguez was not only a surefire first-round pick, but the best player in baseball...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Is Omar Infante a Viable Late-Round Option?

    Traded as part of the deal that sent Dan Uggla to Atlanta, Omar Infante is a player who brings some intrigue to fantasy owners for 2011...

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  20. 2011 MLB Projection: Can Atlanta Braves' Tim Hudson Replicate His 2010 Success?

    It was a magical season for Tim Hudson , who had pitched just 42.1 innings in 2009 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2008. His numbers were fine in that span (3.61 ERA, 1...

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  21. Fantasy Baseball Draft-Day Dilemma: Is Rafael Furcal a Viable Starting SS?

    Rafael Furcal opened the 2010 season on fire, hitting .333 with 51 R in 243 AB prior to the All-Star Break. Of course, as a consistent theme over the past few years, Furcal was limited to just 26 AB in May...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 Third Baseman for 2011 By Tiers

    Tier 1: Evan Longoria To me, there is one first round third baseman and that is Longoria. In 2010 he showed that he could bring the total package to the table, adding stolen bases (15) and a near ...

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  23. MLB Rankings: The Top 15 Closers for 2011, Take Two

    Is there any position that is more unpredictable than a team’s closer? No one would have expected Jonathan Broxton to lose his job in 2010, but that is exactly what happened...

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  24. Pittsburgh Pirates' Platoon Potential: Looking At the Team's 1B Options

    When 2010 came to an end it appeared that Garrett Jones would open the 2011 season as the Pirates starting first baseman. Given the options on the roster, it was a fair assessment, but the Pirates have not stood pat...

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  25. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Late Round Draft Day Targets: First Basemen

    A late round first base option? Is that really necessary? Well, for those in deeper leagues, or for those who want to wait and take advantage of the depth of the position, it certainly is...

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