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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, Nos. 91-100: Nick Markakis, Colby Rasmus, Curtis Granderson or Mike Stanton?

Sunday, March 20, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Big Board, Nos. 91-100: Nick Markakis, Colby Rasmus, Curtis Granderson or Mike Stanton?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve announced the top 90 players on our 2011 big board. Click on each player’s name for a more in-depth analysis, including 2011 projections!

2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 93: Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez: Sophomore Slump or Sensation?

Friday, March 18, 2011

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2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 93: Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez: Sophomore Slump or Sensation?

Pittsburgh Pirates' third baseman Pedro Alvarez displayed impressive power in his rookie season, whacking 16 HRs in just 347 at-bats. He also showed the willingness to walk (9.6 percent walk rate), but whiffed on strike three a whopping 34.3 percent of the time. Alvarez's contact rate (69.7 percent) is perhaps most concerning, but the 24-year-old should improve as he gains more big league experience...

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