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Yahoo! Sports   Mar 23rd, 12:18pm ET
Hats off to Seager (AP)Typically, the top of the shortstop position has carried a premium tag in fantasy baseball because of a lack of depth and a scarcity of elite options. But the position looks better than ever in 2017, with seven SS-eligible players...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 21st, 6:57pm ET
Hanley Ramirez is coming at a very affordable price in fantasy draftsHere are some hitters who stand out as very savvy draft picks based on current Yahoo ADPs. Hanley Ramirez (1B, ADP 74): According to MLB stat-provider Inside Edge, HanRam aced all the top...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 21st, 6:07pm ET
Batting average is often undervalued (AP) Wallet 2017: Taking a spin with D. J. LeMahieu I’m about 60 percent through my draft season, and now it’s time to screw up my finishing kick. Here are the common-link players I’ve been drafting...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 17th, 10:54am ET
Over his last 109 1/3 innings, Shawn Kelley has struck out 143 batters. (Getty Images)With spring training underway, it can mean only one thing: your fantasy baseball draft is just around the corner. With that in mind, the Yahoo Fantasy Baseball collective...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 16th, 4:59pm ET
Will 2017 be Jake Arrieta’s final season in a Cubs uniform? (Getty Images)Let’s look at the pitchers being selected inside the top 100 on average in Yahoo Fantasy Baseball drafts that are overvalued. Max Scherzer, Nationals (ADP: 13): Three-fingered...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 15th, 3:40pm ET
Be good, Johnny (AP)Johnny Cueto and Stephen Strasburg are going to be big-ticket items in most leagues this year. They’re both established arms, tucked into the National League, and buoyed by contending teams. But if push came to shove and you had to...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 12th, 4:36pm ET
Jose Bautista leads this week’s talk in Mostly MLB Notes (Getty Images)Jose Bautista is 36 years old, but he’s one year removed from a season in which he went 108-40-114-8. He hit just .234 last year, but his average exit velocity on fly balls...
Sporting News   Mar 10th, 2:33pm ET
There are tons of fantasy baseball draft guides out there. Some are solid pieces of work; others, not so much. What you’re about to preview is a draft kit that makes all others cower in fear. It’s as if Adele showed up to have a sing off with Britney...
Sporting News   Mar 8th, 3:27pm ET
Our fantasy baseball pitcher rankings for 2017 are pretty similar to what you'll find on Yahoo or ESPN or whatever site you prefer -- through the top 20, that is. After that, your cheat sheet is a choose-your-own-adventure story. One person's sleeper is another...
Sporting News   Mar 8th, 3:25pm ET
Studying rankings, putting players in tiers, doing mock drafts to perfect your draft strategy -- all nice, but they pale in comparison to figuring out your favorite fantasy baseball sleepers for 2017. These are must-adds to any cheat sheet or draft kit. You...
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 3rd, 2:04pm ET
Bushwood has a gopher problem (AP)The last four years have been a transitional phase for the Yankees, an effort to get younger and cheaper. Derek Jeter meandered into the cornfield after the 2014 season, and Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez are finally out...
numberFire   Mar 2nd, 10:41am ET
There are many reasons an MLB farm system can experience a drastic drop in the rankings. Since 2011, there have been five teams who have nosedived from one year to the next. What's been the overall on-field impact for 2017 and beyond?
Yahoo! Sports   Mar 1st, 11:27am ET
With spring training underway, it can mean only one thing: your fantasy baseball draft is just around the corner. With that in mind, the Yahoo fantasy baseball expert collective offer up some potential get-rich lottery tickets, those players we’ll be...
Yahoo! Sports   Feb 28th, 12:33pm ET
This kid had to wait five long years for his first World Series title. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)For 108 years — a stretch of time that covers nearly the entire history of Major League Baseball — the Chicago Cubs and...
Razzball   Feb 22nd, 2:00pm ET
     All those B's in the title got me bobbing my head to this. Man, I can listen to that song all day. Anyways, back to the order at hand. In preseason NFBC drafts, Jackie Bradley Jr. is being selected, on average, with the 146th overall...