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03-07

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
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Mike Gianella

02-24

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10

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part II
by
Mike Gianella

02-23

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14

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part I
by
Mike Gianella

02-15

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13

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part II
by
Mike Gianella

02-14

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4

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part One
by
Mike Gianella

02-07

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstop
by
Mike Gianella

01-31

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34

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base
by
Mike Gianella

01-24

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17

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Base
by
Mike Gianella

01-17

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21

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Basemen
by
Mike Gianella

01-10

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15

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers
by
Mike Gianella

03-08

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7

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
J.P. Breen

02-26

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8

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part Two
by
Mike Gianella

02-25

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9

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part One: 1-55
by
Mike Gianella

02-17

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7

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part Two: 31-75
by
J.P. Breen

02-16

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13

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part One: 1-30
by
J.P. Breen

02-09

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22

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
by
Mike Gianella

02-02

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base
by
J.P. Breen

01-26

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14

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Base
by
Mike Gianella

01-19

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22

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Base
by
J.P. Breen

01-12

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18

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers
by
Mike Gianella

03-03

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8

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Mike Gianella

02-20

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15

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part Two
by
J.P. Breen

02-19

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17

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part One
by
Mike Gianella

02-11

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8

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders 31-60
by
Nick Shlain

02-10

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15

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Top 30 Outfielders
by
J.P. Breen

02-03

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
by
Mike Gianella

01-27

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21

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base
by
Craig Goldstein

01-20

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16

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Base
by
Mike Gianella

01-13

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25

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Basemen
by
Nick Shlain

01-06

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34

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers
by
Mike Gianella

03-04

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8

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

02-25

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43

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

02-18

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24

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders
by
Mike Gianella

02-11

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26

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Basemen
by
Mike Gianella

02-04

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13

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
by
Paul Sporer

01-28

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28

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Basemen
by
Craig Goldstein

01-21

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10

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Basemen
by
Mike Gianella

01-14

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14

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers
by
Mike Gianella

03-28

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18

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: National League Starting Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

03-28

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9

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Paul Singman

03-26

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19

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: American League Starting Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

03-25

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12

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: American League Outfielders
by
Mike Gianella

03-25

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7

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: National League Outfielders
by
Mike Gianella

03-22

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17

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Shortstops
by
Paul Singman

03-21

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20

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

03-20

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23

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Basemen
by
Josh Shepardson

03-20

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31

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

03-19

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43

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers
by
Josh Shepardson

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March 7, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers

12

Mike Gianella

Stacking up the closers and setup men for 2017 leagues.

At long last, we have come to the end of our positional tier series, and as we always do this time of year, we’re ranking closers. In a good year, six closers will lose their jobs at some point during the regular season and you’ll get nothing or next-to-nothing for your investment. Thank you for reading.

Five-star players are the studs at their position. In general, they are the players who will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and will fetch mixed-league auction bids over $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be early-round selections, and are projected to be worth more than $20 in most cases. Three-star players are the last tier in which players are projected to provide double-digit dollar value in auctions, and two-star players are projected to earn single digits in dollar value in auctions. One-star players are late-round sleepers and roster placeholders. The positional tiers aren't a regurgitation of last year's values but rather offer insight into what we expect will happen in 2017.

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February 24, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part II

10

Mike Gianella

Rounding out our rotation-arm rankings with the bottom two tiers.

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February 23, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part I

14

Mike Gianella

Stacking up the rotation arms in the top three tiers of our rankings for 2017.

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February 15, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part II

13

Mike Gianella

Rounding out our rankings at this position with the three- thorugh one-star tiers.

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February 14, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Outfielders, Part One

4

Mike Gianella

Only the best earned a spot in the first segment of our fantasy rankings at this position.

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Breaking down the players at this position into fantasy-value-based bins.

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January 31, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base

34

Mike Gianella

Breaking down the third-sackers into fantasy value-based bins.

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January 24, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Second Base

17

Mike Gianella

Breaking down the second sackers into fantasy-value-based bins.

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Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers

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January 17, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: First Basemen

21

Mike Gianella

Stacking up the players at this position by fantasy-value-based bins.

Welcome back to our fantasy positional ratings series at Baseball Prospectus. Things can only get better from here on out, as we move from the not-so-fun duties of ranking catchers to the much more fun assignment of ranking first basemen. Once again, I rated the players at the position and then received the feedback of our crack team of fantasy writers in order to bring you a mix of my ratings at the position along with a reality check from the rest of our staff if I was too low or high on a specific player. Let’s get right to it.

Five-star players are the studs at their position. In general, they are the players who will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and will fetch mixed-league auction bids over $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be early-round selections, and they are projected to be worth more than $20 in most cases. Three-star players are the last tier in which players are projected to provide double-digit dollar value in auctions, and two-star players are projected to earn single digits in dollar value in auctions. One-star players are late-round sleepers and roster placeholders. The positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of last year's values but rather offer insight into what we expect will happen in 2017.

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January 10, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Catchers

15

Mike Gianella

Stacking up the backstops, broken down into fantasy-value-based bins.

Today, we kick off our positional tier rankings. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by a star rating.

Five-star players are the studs at their position. In general, they are the players who will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and will fetch mixed-league auction bids over $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be early-round selections, and they are projected to be worth more than $20 in most cases. Three-star players are the last tier in which players are projected to provide double-digit dollar value in auctions, and two-star players are projected to earn single digits in dollar value in auctions. One-star players are late-round sleepers and roster placeholders. The positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of last year's values but rather offer insight into what we expect will happen in 2017.

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March 8, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers

7

J.P. Breen

Breaking down the bullpenners into fantasy-value-based bins.

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! It’s when we rank fantasy relievers, with the full understanding that approximately one-fourth of closers will lose their jobs prior to the end of the season, so we can look back at this list in October and have a guffaw.

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February 26, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Starting Pitchers, Part Two

8

Mike Gianella

Breaking down the remaining rotation options into fantasy-value-based bins.

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