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08-18

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 20
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Mark Barry

08-17

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The Stash List: 20th Edition
by
Greg Wellemeyer

08-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: The Quietly Valuable Lorenzo Cain
by
Matt Collins

08-16

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Deep League Report: Week 20
by
Scooter Hotz

08-15

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5

Closer Report: Week 20
by
Matt Collins

08-11

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7

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19
by
Mark Barry

08-11

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Deep League Report: Week 19
by
Scooter Hotz

08-11

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Fantasy Freestyle: Homer Happy
by
Mike Gianella

08-10

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Dynasty Dynamics: Four Prospects to Sell or Hold
by
Ben Carsley

08-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Re-Calibrating Danny Salazar
by
Mark Barry

08-08

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Closer Report: Week 19
by
Matt Collins

08-04

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 18
by
Mark Barry

08-04

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Fantasy Freestyle: Closers of 2018
by
Matt Collins

08-04

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Deep League Report: Week 18
by
Scooter Hotz

08-04

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TDGX Transactions: Week 17
by
J.J. Jansons

08-03

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Fantasy Freestyle: My Trade Deadline
by
Wilson Karaman

08-03

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12

The Stash List: 18th Edition
by
Greg Wellemeyer

08-03

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Fantasy Freestyle: Fantasy Valuations: 2017 Fourth Edition
by
Mike Gianella

08-02

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The Buyer's Guide: Bradley Zimmer
by
Eric Roseberry

08-02

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5

Transaction Analysis: The Fantasy Fallout
by
BP Fantasy Staff

08-01

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6

Closer Report: Week 18
by
Matt Collins

07-28

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TDGX Transactions: Week 16
by
J.J. Jansons

07-28

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5

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17
by
Mark Barry

07-28

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8

Fantasy Freestyle: On Sustainability
by
Scooter Hotz

07-27

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The Stash List: 17th Edition
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-27

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Fantasy Freestyle: Getting Ready for the Trade Deadline
by
Mike Gianella

07-26

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7

Fantasy Freestyle: Paying for Utilities
by
Mark Barry

07-26

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Fantasy Freestyle: Salvador Perez: The Most Valuable Catcher in Fantasy Baseball?
by
Eric Roseberry

07-26

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Dynasty Dynamics: Ignore the Trades
by
Ben Carsley

07-26

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Deep League Report: Week 17
by
Scooter Hotz

07-25

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Closer Report: Week 17
by
Matt Collins

07-24

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The Buyer's Guide: Gerardo Parra
by
Eric Roseberry

07-21

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9

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16
by
Mark Barry

07-21

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5

Fantasy Freestyle: Anthony Rendon's Leap to Superstardom
by
Matt Collins

07-20

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The Stash List: 16th Edition
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-19

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Deep League Report: Week 16
by
Mike Gianella

07-18

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Closer Report: Week 16
by
Matt Collins

07-17

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The Buyer's Guide: Jhoulys Chacin
by
Eric Roseberry

07-14

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 15
by
Mark Barry

07-14

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Fantasy Freestyle: Players Switching Leagues in Deep AL-Only and NL-Only Leagues
by
Scooter Hotz

07-13

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The Stash List: 15th Edition
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-13

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Fantasy Freestyle: Catching Up With The Touts
by
Mike Gianella

07-12

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Fantasy Freestyle: The 10-Day DL and Six Degrees of the Dodgers Rotation
by
Mark Barry

07-12

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Deep League Report: Week 15
by
Scooter Hotz

07-11

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 15
by
Mike Gianella

07-11

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Closer Report: Week 15
by
Matt Collins

07-10

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The Buyer's Guide: Orlando Arcia
by
Eric Roseberry

07-07

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: First Half in Review
by
Mark Barry

07-07

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The Stash List: Week 14
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: My Favorite Midseason Trade Targets
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Matt Collins

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July 27, 2017 6:00 am

The Stash List: 17th Edition

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Greg Wellemeyer

Waiting for the light to come on for David Dahl.

The Stash List: 17th Edition

by Greg Wellemeyer

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July 27, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Getting Ready for the Trade Deadline

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Mike Gianella

A few simple but important steps you can make, regardless of overall strategy, as we hit the stretch run.

In one of the first fantasy leagues I ever joined, for years the trade deadline was Aug. 1. This is an AL-only league, so the Aug. 1 date gave fantasy managers 24 hours to try and fill any holes created by trades to the National League. This gives away how old the league is. -Only leagues are becoming a thing of the past, and the ones that do exist have mostly switched to permitting players traded to the “other” league to remain on a team’s roster until the end of the regular season.

Most of the leagues I play in now have a trade deadline in late August or early September. In a typical keeper league, nearly everyone already has decided if they are in or out for 2017. But unless your season is going perfectly, you probably are going to need to make some free-agent pickups or trades down the stretch in order to win. This advice is not limited to teams in contention. If you have already given up on your season the last thing you want to do is let your team lie fallow and miss potential keepers for 2018 and beyond.

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July 26, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Paying for Utilities

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Mark Barry

Marwin Gonzalez, Scooter Gennett and Chris Taylor

Webster’s dictionary defines “utility” as... just kidding. The positional flexibility craze in baseball didn’t start with Ben Zobrist, but his ability to play several positions at a high level certainly brought more attention to the modern utility player. Every year fantasy rosters are crippled with injuries. It’s terrible and awful and frustrating. It’s also inevitable. Having a super utility player stashed away on the roster is the ultimate luxury, and can help bail you out of such pickles, Benny “The Jet” style. This season, a handful of players have embraced the task of playing multiple positions and have thoroughly excelled in the process.

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Sal Perez isn't striking out, but he's swinging more than ever and his batting average would be a career high. Is that why his fantasy value has been higher in 2017?

Coming into 2017, fantasy owners felt like they had a good handle on Salvador Perez. He was a safe bet to make regular starts at the position who would give you something like a .250 batting average, 20 home runs, 50-60 runs, and 60-70 runs batted in. These totals landed him in the “three star” tier of Baseball Prospectus’ preseason catcher rankings. He was a player who was supplying increasing power at a cost to his batting average.

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July 26, 2017 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Ignore the Trades

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Ben Carsley

Your top fantasy prospect has just switched organizations in real life. How much should you panic? These six scenarios could act as your guide.

Ryan McMahon just got traded for Tyler Glasnow. Not really, but stay with me.

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July 26, 2017 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 17

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Scooter Hotz

Get a load of how many lefties that Cleveland's Brandon Guyer is slated to see next week.

Big thanks to Mike Gianella for putting together last week’s Deep League Report while I was on vacation in Ireland. I’m well rested and ready to go, so let’s get started and see if I still have my fastball.

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July 25, 2017 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 17

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Matt Collins

How long will Mr. Hand shoulder the saves in San Diego? Sean Doolittle, and not Ryan Madson, appears to be closing in Washington. Who will take over in Detroit if and when Justin Wilson gets moved?

Welcome back to another edition of the Closer Report. Specifically, welcome to the last edition of the Closer Report before the trade deadline next week. We had our second big closer-related deal of the summer this past week, and just yesterday our third took place. It’s expected that more will come soon. Coming up, we’ll talk about the implications of the deals that were already made and a couple of handcuffs you can pick up now for trades we expect to be made. But first, just a reminder that you can keep up with all of the changes on the Closer Grid. Now, on to the news!

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July 24, 2017 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Gerardo Parra

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Eric Roseberry

Parra is hotter than Georgia asphalt (only in Colorado) right now. But how long will it last, and what will he offer the fantasy player from here to October?

Over the course of his nine-year career, Gerardo Parra hasn’t really been a hot commodity for fantasy purposes. He was unable to provide at least league-average production in six of his eight previous seasons. Before this year, there were questions whether Parra would be able to find regular playing time given the shape of Colorado’s roster.

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July 21, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16

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Mark Barry

Gerrit Cole, your table is ready (again).

It's time to preview the hurlers scheduled for two starts in the upcoming week. As the old wrestling promoters would always say: “Card Subject to Change,” because injuries and tinkering managers can make this less than a science. Should new information present itself, we can go over it in the comments.

Most of these recommendations are based on a combination of ADP/auction price and PECOTA projections for opponent strength. As the season progresses and we get more concrete data points for how the pitchers and their opponents perform, the formula will evolve into a performance-based projection. For more information on some key terms—Auto-Start, Start, Consider and Sit—click here.

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July 21, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Anthony Rendon's Leap to Superstardom

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Matt Collins

Rendon has been one of the top five or so offensive performers in 2017.

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July 20, 2017 6:00 am

The Stash List: 16th Edition

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Greg Wellemeyer

So long, Yoan Moncada!

The Graduates: Yoan Moncada (Previous Rank: 1), Arodys Vizcaino (14), Cesar Hernandez (15)

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July 19, 2017 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 16

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Mike Gianella

The Nationals revamped bullpen offers a pair of high-end bidding opportunities.

Welcome back to The Deep League Report, the article that profiles the backup catchers, fourth outfielders, and middle relievers the other websites don’t have the guts to discuss. Scooter Hotz is on vacation this week. I’ll be filling his rather big shoes with knowledge…but also with love. Wow. This got really weird really fast. (All statistics in this article are through Monday night’s games)

AL-only position players

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