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Michael Waterloo’s Draft Cheat Sheet (2022 Fantasy Baseball)
By Michael Waterloo on March, 29th 2022

With Opening Day less than two weeks away, we are in crunch time as far as fantasy drafts are concerned. With the biggest weekend of the draft season coming up, I have you covered as far as my ultimate draft … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 10-Team 5×5, Hitters Early (2022)
By Scott Youngson on March, 27th 2022

Last week, I mocked a draft focused on taking starting pitchers early. That strategy worked well, but I also wanted to try the inverse by focusing the early rounds on offense. So I fired up the FantasyPros Draft Simulator again … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 15-Team LABR Style (2022)
By Mario Mergola on March, 23rd 2022

The LABR Draft is not for the faint of heart. It is, in no simple terms, a test of depth. Between the large rosters — 29 players will be drafted — and the 15-team format, we will easily eclipse 400 … read more »

2022 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 12-Team, Middle Pick
By Mario Mergola on March, 22nd 2022

Every slot in the draft order has its advantages and disadvantages. Selecting near the front of the draft allows for the opportunity to take one of the top players in the game — or, at least, one of your top-ranked … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 12-Team 5×5, Starting Pitchers Early (2022)
By Scott Youngson on March, 21st 2022

Finally, we can conduct a mock draft knowing when the season will begin! The previous mocks I’ve done to this point (here if you’re interested) were all done during the lockout. While there are still several fantasy-worthy free agents unsigned, … read more »

2022 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 12-Team, Late Pick
By Mario Mergola on March, 20th 2022

Earlier in what has become the Mock Draft frenzy of this abbreviated preseason, I put together an article detailing my draft process if I had the first overall pick. In this article, I will flip the script completely and start … read more »

The Perfect Fantasy Baseball Draft (2022)
By Mario Mergola on March, 19th 2022

It’s important to have an approach to a fantasy draft. Some people enter Draft Day set on landing one of the top pitchers. Others plan to punt stolen bases. Whatever it is that you want to achieve during a draft, make … read more »

2022 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 12-Team, Early Pick
By Mario Mergola on March, 16th 2022

One of the best reasons to partake in a Mock Draft is for practicing specific situations. Indeed, some leagues announce their draft order far in advance of the actual event, but the strategy remains the same whenever your draft position … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: Salary Cap, 12-Team (2022)
By Mario Mergola on March, 13th 2022

Fantasy baseball auctions offer the perfect combination of uniqueness and similarities. No two auction results are alike, yet the approach used in each one individually can overlap. The reality is that auctions deviate wildly as they unfold because of two … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: 10-Team (2022)
By Mario Mergola on March, 12th 2022

If there’s one piece of advice to remember when entering a 10-team draft, it’s that almost every roster will be solid. The player pool is deep, but the league is shallow enough where the bulk of the starting lineups and … read more »