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Roto vs. H2H League Primer (2023 Fantasy Baseball)

by Michael Waterloo | @MichaelWaterloo | Featured Writer
Jan 27, 2023
Javier Baez

The streaks of players like Javy Baez are easier to ride out in roto formats.

We’ve gone over many different types of leagues in our pre-season primers. We’ll continue looking at separate formats and comparing the two as we continue our pre-draft coverage at FantasyPros.

Up next is a comparison of two formats that are very similar to each other and have the most mainstream-focused content for them.

Where points leagues tend to have a lack of representation in the fantasy community from a coverage standpoint, roto and category leagues have enough coverage that you can find advice articles anywhere you click (but do stay on FantasyPros, please. It will help our bounce rate).

But as similar as they are, there are key differences between the two, as well, which we will be digging into during this column.

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2023 Fantasy Baseball: Roto vs. H2H Primer


Marathon vs. Sprint

It’s not that you don’t need to worry about the long term with head-to-head leagues, it’s just that you need to win each week in order to have the long-term matter. With roto, though, it’s the classic model that preaches patience and end-of-year results.


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