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Kelly Kirby’s Must-Have Players (2023 Fantasy Baseball)

Mar 11, 2023
Christian Walker

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There is nothing quite like telling your wife that you can’t do a chore because you need to mock draft a few million times. She will look at you in frustration, and you will smile and say, “I have to! It’s research for my job!”

The chore will remain undone, though. And the second you stop staring intently at your computer, she will remind you it is undone and that you are no longer doing “research.” She will use air quotes. It just is what it is.

I’ve been doing mock drafts alone and hosting live ones in our Discord chat, and I have now arrived at my list of must-have players. I also reserve the right to add to this list when I fall in love with a new guy later this week.

But I’ll only be able to do that if I keep doing my research. My relationship will be okay. Someday, we’ll own a dishwasher that can unload itself, right?

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Kelly Kirby’s Must-Have Players

The definition of a “must-have” player varies depending on my mood and draft strategy, but here is the list of guys I keep coming back to time and again during mock drafts.


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