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2021 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Shortstop
By Michael Waterloo on February, 25th 2021

  Shortstop is, once again, the most loaded position in the draft. You’ll see them broken down into tiers below, but there are 24 players who you could be happy with as your starting shortstop. Yet the double shortstop approach … read more »

2021 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Second Base
By Michael Waterloo on February, 19th 2021

Second base is an intriguing position this year. And you can take “intriguing” any way you want, and it probably fits. There are no players at the position going within the first two rounds of standard 12-team drafts according to … read more »

2021 Fantasy Baseball Primer: First Base
By Michael Waterloo on February, 11th 2021

When looking at the first base position for 2021, two words come to mind immediately: Power Old There are many aging stars atop the position, which isn’t necessarily bad for re-draft leagues. Old, boring, and productive can win you leagues. … read more »

2021 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Catcher
By Andrew Gould on February, 3rd 2021

J.T. Realmuto is the undisputed top catcher heading into 2021 drafts.

Value Based Drafting Primer (2021 Fantasy Baseball)
By Andrew Gould on January, 14th 2021

Make value a priority in 2021 fantasy baseball drafts.

Fantasy Baseball Second-Year Player Primer: Hitters (2021)
By Brendan Tuma on January, 14th 2021

How will these MLB hitters fare after debuting in a shortened 2020 campaign?

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 9 (2020)
By Mario Mergola on September, 17th 2020

Congratulations! If you’re still reading this column with intent to use it for the final week of the 2020 fantasy baseball season, then you’re probably competing for a championship. This is it. Buckle up. As we’ve highlighted all season, anything … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 8 (2020)
By Mario Mergola on September, 10th 2020

All year, we’ve described this season as a “sprint.” We’ve reached the end. Technically, there is still one more week of baseball following Week 8, but we have officially passed the end of all fantasy regular seasons — for those … read more »

Fantasy Baseball Weekly Planner: Week 6 (2020)
By Mario Mergola on August, 28th 2020

Don’t look now, but the calendar is about to turn. August is giving way to September, and the home stretch is in view — both for the Major League Baseball season and our own fantasy campaigns. Typically, we enter September … read more »

2020 Fantasy Baseball Primer: Relief Pitchers
By Mario Mergola on July, 19th 2020

Due to the shortened MLB season, relief pitchers should be treated differently in 2020 fantasy baseball, and the value of these players can be sorted into eight distinct tiers.