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09-19

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The Buyer's Guide: Ender Inciarte
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09-12

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The Buyer's Guide: Deep Minor-League Grabs
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09-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Three Thoughts About 2016
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09-01

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The Call-Up: Yoan Moncada
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Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

08-31

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Fantasy Freestyle: Worrying About Innings Limits
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08-29

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The Buyer's Guide: Hernan Perez and Friends
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08-26

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The Call-Up: Jorge Alfaro
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Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

08-23

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The Buyer's Guide: Keon Broxton
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08-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: Recent Top Performers: Pitchers and Outfielders
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08-15

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The Buyer's Guide: Justin Turner
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08-13

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 74: I Love Andrew Benintendi
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George Bissell, Craig Goldstein, J.P. Breen and Matt Collins

08-10

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Fantasy Freestyle: Trade Deadline Post-Mortem
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J.P. Breen

08-08

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The Buyer's Guide: Daniel Murphy
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J.P. Breen

08-02

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The Call-Up: Orlando Arcia
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Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Giants Make a Bet on Moore
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Patrick Dubuque, David Lee and J.P. Breen

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Rollin' to the Wild, Wild West
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J.P. Breen and David Lee

08-01

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The Buyer's Guide: J.A. Happ
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J.P. Breen

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Nats Pay for the Pitcher, Not the Velo
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Bryan Grosnick, Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen

07-27

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Fantasy Freestyle: Four Things I Believe
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J.P. Breen

07-25

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The Buyer's Guide: Second-Half Additions
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J.P. Breen

07-21

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Potential Impact Call-Ups: Pitchers
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J.P. Breen

07-18

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The Buyer's Guide: Wil Myers
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J.P. Breen

07-13

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Fantasy Freestyle: First-Half Awards
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07-11

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The Buyer's Guide: Brandon Belt
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J.P. Breen

07-06

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Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: World Team
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J.P. Breen

07-05

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The Buyer's Guide: Junior Guerra
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J.P. Breen

06-29

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Potential Impact Call-Ups: Position Players
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J.P. Breen

06-28

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The Call-Up: Lucas Giolito
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Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

06-27

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The Buyer's Guide: Steven Wright
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J.P. Breen

06-22

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The Fantasy Verdict: Duvall You Believe?
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J.P. Breen

06-20

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The Buyer's Guide: DJ LeMahieu
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J.P. Breen

06-16

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The Buyer's Guide: Checking Progress
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J.P. Breen

06-13

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The Call-Up: Zach Eflin
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Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen

06-13

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The Buyer's Guide: CC Sabathia
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J.P. Breen

06-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Building a Contender in TGDX
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J.P. Breen

06-07

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The Call-Up: Jameson Taillon
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Grant Jones and J.P. Breen

06-06

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The Buyer's Guide: Minor-League Edition
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J.P. Breen

06-02

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The Fantasy Verdict: The Price of Thor
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J.P. Breen

05-26

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The Fantasy Verdict: Gattis and Catcher Eligibility
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J.P. Breen

05-23

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The Buyer's Guide: Nick Castellanos
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J.P. Breen

05-19

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Fantasy Freestyle: New Managers and Stolen Bases
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J.P. Breen

05-18

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The Call-Up: Colin Moran
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Kit House and J.P. Breen

05-12

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The Fantasy Verdict: People Ain't Trustin' David Price
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J.P. Breen

05-09

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The Buyer's Guide: Stephen Strasburg
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J.P. Breen

05-05

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The Fantasy Verdict: Kenta Maeda or Matt Moore
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J.P. Breen

05-02

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The Buyer's Guide: Patrick Corbin
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J.P. Breen

04-29

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The Call-Up: Michael Fulmer
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Grant Jones and J.P. Breen

04-27

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The Fantasy Verdict: Is Storytime Over?
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J.P. Breen

04-25

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The Buyer's Guide: Derek Norris
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04-22

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The Call-Up: Blake Snell
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Steve Givarz and J.P. Breen

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September 19, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Ender Inciarte

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A closer look at one of the heroes of the fantasy stretch run.

The Shelby Miller trade will forever be mocked as the Arizona Folly that sent potential superstar Dansby Swanson (and his beautiful hair) to Atlanta; however, the Braves somehow grabbed a controllable center fielder who has been worth 8.5 WARP in the exact same deal.

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September 12, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Deep Minor-League Grabs

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These prospects might be worth adding to your squad now in anticipation of big payoffs to come.

With the season drawing to a close, it’s not too helpful to place buy/sell tags on big leaguers at this point. The trade deadline has passed and, at least in most leagues, the amount of movement in the standings will be minimal. Sure, it’s worth scouring the waiver wire for a late-season gem. For dynasty league owners, though, the final few weeks serve as an underutilized opportunity to snap up a prospect keeper.

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September 7, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Three Thoughts About 2016

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J.P. shares his reflections on three notable players and their fantasy prospect for next season.

(1) Zack Greinke has pitched much better than his 4.54 ERA would otherwise suggest.

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You wanna third baseman? Yoan a third baseman.

The Situation: Waking up on September 1st, the Red Sox sit two games out of the AL East lead and are atop a perilous seven-teams-within-six-games scramble for the two AL Wild Card spots. There’s one lineup spot that could be obviously upgraded, third base, where Travis Shaw has struggled mightily of late, and Aaron Hill hasn’t hit a lick since being acquired from Milwaukee. Yoan Moncada is one of the two best prospects in baseball. Hey, he can play third, right?

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August 31, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Worrying About Innings Limits

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Keeping an eye on a few pitchers who are just about ready to call it a year.

The September fantasy climate can be turbulent. Many owners have long stopped paying attention to their teams, September call-ups flood rosters with many more players to track, and innings limits can erode starting rotations.

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August 29, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Hernan Perez and Friends

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A look at whether four players with big-time helium can keep on soaring, or if they're balloons waiting to pop.

Normally, in this space, I explore one hitter or one pitcher in a more longform fashion. This week, though, I wanted to profile four specific players who have gotten a lot of helium in the second half. I’ll present my thoughts on each player and offer a buy/hold/sell recommendation on each, per usual.

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August 26, 2016 3:27 pm

The Call-Up: Jorge Alfaro

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El Oso gets to hunt in Philly for a bit.

The Situation: The Phillies dealt Carlos Ruiz, one of the last vestiges of the 2008 World Series champions, to the Dodgers. They did get erstwhile Clayton Kershaw personal catcher A.J. Ellis back in the deal, but he’s not expected to report until Saturday or Sunday. Therefore, Jorge Alfaro gets at least a day in the majors—and wins the lifetime healthcare coverage lottery—by virtue of being the only other catcher on the 40-man roster.

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August 23, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Keon Broxton

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The Brewers outfielder has a 1.132 OPS since the All-Star break, but how much of that surge can he sustain?

Rebuilding teams are too often overlooked in fantasy leagues. Their competitive situation brings about inherent obstacles—such as low win totals for starting pitchers or lower-than-expected RBI totals—but their ineptitude also affords them the freedom to experiment with fringe players in hopes of uncovering an unexpected contributor for the following campaign.

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August 17, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Recent Top Performers: Pitchers and Outfielders

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A closer look at the players who've stood out on the bump and at the plate of late.

Fantasy baseball necessitates relying on small sample sizes for day-to-day or week-to-week decisions, despite the recognition that it’s not desirable. I’ve written about that phenomenon in this space before. It means fantasy owners must take a gamble that some short samples are real, as the strategy of fantasy baseball doesn’t allow long-term trends to develop before acting. Players simply aren’t available long enough for a wait-and-see approach.

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August 15, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Justin Turner

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The Dodgers third baseman has been sizzling at the plate after rediscovering his pull-side pop.

Despite the $250 million Opening Day payroll, it’s weird to assert that the Los Angeles Dodgers’ best hitter (in the non-Corey-Seager division) is a 31-year-old journeyman who was non-tendered by the Mets just three years ago.

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August 10, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Trade Deadline Post-Mortem

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A look at how players' values have changed as a result of recent trades.

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