February 22, 2013
The Merits of Category Dumping
Every year, there’s usually at least one fantasy player who poses a question along these lines:
What totals should I be targeting in my fantasy league this year? Is there a sweet spot I should be trying to aim for in each category?
Scott Wilderman of the stat service On Roto was kind enough to provide BP with a sampling of league totals from 2012. Below are the average totals for 42 American League, eight National League, and eight mixed 5x5 leagues.
Table 1: American League only 12-team, 5x5 Category Finish Averages