July 9, 2012
Resident Fantasy Genius
Making the Most of Midseason Free Agents
Welcome to the All-Star break, fantasy players. If you’re reading this right now, chances are you still have a pretty good chance of winning your league, so congratulations! Today, I wanted to talk about a good value proposition that usually presents itself around this time of year.
If you’ve followed my early-season advice of being aggressive with your FAAB budget, chances are you’re sitting somewhere in the middle of the pack in terms of FAAB remaining. You’ve made a few buys, many of which have hopefully worked out, but several of your competitors have been pinching pennies in anticipation of MLB’s trade deadline while a few others have blown their stakes early. In Tout Wars and LABR, I find myself in this exact position:
LABR NL — Remaining FAAB