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Articles by Category: Primers
5 Things to Know for Week 23 (Fantasy Baseball)
By Michael Waterloo on August, 30th 2019

It’s that time. It’s playoff time for fantasy baseball managers who are in any sort of head-to-head leagues. That being said, it’s time to limit the risks in your lineup to put yourself in the best position possible. As we … read more »

5 Things to Know for Week 22 (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Michael Waterloo on August, 24th 2019

No, you don’t need to refresh your browser. You are, in fact, in the right place. I’m filling in for Bobby this week on the five things that you need to know for Week 22. We may even get into … read more »

Dynasty Players to Buy, Sell, and Hold (2019 Fantasy Baseball)
By Kyle Miller on June, 12th 2019

We’re reaching the part of the season where it’s really time to start assessing where your team is in your league’s pecking order. Finding trades that help you and your league mate at the same time can be a good … read more »

2019 Third Base Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Seifter on March, 4th 2019

While the corner infield spot across the diamond (1B) has suddenly become surprisingly shallow, the state of third base remains strong. It’s a position with two guys going in the first six picks of most fantasy drafts in Jose Ramirez … read more »

2019 Starting Pitcher Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Josh Shepardson on March, 2nd 2019

As I noted in the 2019 Relief Pitcher Primer, pitcher usage has been undergoing significant changes. I addressed how those changes have impacted relievers, but they have affected starters, too. The most obvious change was one utilized frequently by the … read more »

2019 Shortstop Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Seifter on March, 1st 2019

Gather round, dear readers, and let me regale you with a tale of fantasy shortstops. Once upon a time, in the early aughts, some of the best hitters in our glorious game were shortstops. Alex Rodriguez was regularly approaching 50 … read more »

2019 Relief Pitcher Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Josh Shepardson on February, 27th 2019

Pitcher usage in baseball has been undergoing significant changes that impact starters and relievers. This is the relief pitcher primer, though, so the changes that impact relievers are what is of importance in this piece. The most noteworthy change is … read more »

2019 Catcher Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Seifter on February, 22nd 2019

You probably don’t need me to tell you that catcher is not a position brimming with fantasy studs. Last year, J.T. Realmuto was the only catcher to finish among the top 100 hitters in terms of standard 5×5 roto value, … read more »

2019 Second Base Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Gould on February, 13th 2019

Rarely perceived as a source of strength, second base offers a bevy of mid-range options in 2019 drafts. When partaking in a super-early October mock draft for Pitcher List, I found myself playing chicken with the deceptively deep position. A … read more »

2019 First Base Primer (Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Gould on February, 7th 2019

First base has traditionally offered a bottomless supply of premium power. While safe drafters often locked in an elite slugger in the opening rounds, others waited to scoop up late values at fantasy baseball’s deepest position. Those days are numbered. … read more »