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2011 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: The Top 15 Third Basemen

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: The Top 15 Third Basemen

Third base has become surprisingly thin in recent seasons. While the elite players (Wright, Longoria and perhaps even Rodriguez, Youkilis and Zimmerman) offer fantastic production, the rest of the group offers nothing but questions. Kevin Youkilis doesn’t have third base eligibility yet, but he’s worth the wait. After a week or two (depending on what site you play on), he’s the fourth-best player at the position. Expected bounce-back seasons from Aramis Ramirez, Mark Reynolds and Pablo Sandoval could lend some depth to the hot corner by season’s end. An emerging Pedro Alvarez won’t hurt, either...

2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board: An In-Depth Ranking and Analysis of the Top 100 Players

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board: An In-Depth Ranking and Analysis of the Top 100 Players

Over the last four months, I’ve poured hundreds of hours into researching, ranking and re-ranking the top 100 players in fantasy baseball. This Big Board is much different than most, however. I’m going to give you something you can’t get anywhere else free of charge. Instead of just listing names without justification, Fantasy Baseball Insiders provides not only MLB Odds and the top-100 overall rankings, but includes a few nuggets on each player, and links to an in-depth individual analysis complete with 2010 stats, three-year averages, and calculated 2011 projections! These rankings and projections consider past achievements and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board Top 50: Is St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols Still the Top Pick?

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board Top 50: Is St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols Still the Top Pick?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve announced the top 50 players on our 2011 big board. Click on each player’s name for a more in-depth analysis, including 2011 projections...

2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board, Nos. 1-10: Is St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols Still The Top Pick?

Friday, January 21, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board, Nos. 1-10: Is St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols Still The Top Pick?

Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings. Over the past few days, we’ve announced the top-10 players on our 2011 big board. To help keep these rankings easy to find, we’re recapping the top-10 in one short post. Click on each player’s name for a more in-depth analysis, including 2011 projections...

2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 6: Why New York Mets’ David Wright Should Be Drafted Ahead of Evan Longoria

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 6: Why New York Mets’ David Wright Should Be Drafted Ahead of Evan Longoria

Injuries and a pitcher-friendly Citi Field have plagued the Mets bats over the last two seasons, including David Wright’s. From 2005 to 2008, David Wright dominated National League pitching with season averages of 106 runs, 29 HRs, 112 RBI, 29 steals and a .311 batting average. 2009, Citi Field’s inaugural season, yielded much different results, as Wright posted career-lows (not counting his shortened rookie season) in runs (88), home runs (10), and RBI (72), and an alarming strikeout rate of 26.2 percent. 2010 saw Wright recapture his power, whacking 29 bombs while driving in 103 runs. He also swiped 19 bases and hit .283. His strikeout rate, however, increased for the third consecutive season...

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