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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
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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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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
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Eric Roseberry

08-02

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5

Transaction Analysis: The Fantasy Fallout
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BP Fantasy Staff

08-01

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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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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17
by
Mark Barry

07-28

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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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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
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Matt Collins

07-24

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The Buyer's Guide: Gerardo Parra
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Eric Roseberry

07-21

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16
by
Mark Barry

07-21

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

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August 18, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 20

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Mark Barry

Aaron Nola. If you got him, use him twice.

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.

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August 17, 2017 6:00 am

The Stash List: 20th Edition

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Greg Wellemeyer

Acuña matata!

The Graduates: Cameron Maybin (Previous Rank: 1), Arodys Vizcaino (2), Michael Taylor (3), Cam Bedrosian (9), Tyler Skaggs (12), Reynaldo Lopez (13), Dansby Swanson (15), Dominic Smith (16), Rhys Hoskins (18), Ryan McMahon (23)

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August 17, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: The Quietly Valuable Lorenzo Cain

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Matt Collins

Let us appreciate what Cain gives: Consistent support in every category.

It should go without saying that every professional baseball player is remarkable to watch, to listen to and to read about. One simply doesn’t get to this level of the craft without being exceptional at what they do. Of course, when they constantly are compared to their peers, some major leaguers fade into the background. That especially is true from a fantasy perspective. Oftentimes, the most under-appreciated players aren’t the ones who are left on the waiver wire while performing well, but those left in the starting lineup. The most under-appreciated can be those that we just keep in our lineup without giving much thought to the production these players give to our teams throughout the season. Many fit this bill, but one that I’ve noticed is on a couple of my teams is Lorenzo Cain.

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August 16, 2017 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 20

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Scooter Hotz

Scooter puts skin in the game, acquiring three of the players he discusses here. So if he's wrong, it hurts.

I acquired two of the six AL-only players and one of the six NL-only players featured in this week’s Deep League Report in my home leagues. I don’t just talk the deep-league game, I live it. If you want to know which players I picked up and what I paid for them, ask me in the comments. On with the show.

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August 15, 2017 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 20

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Matt Collins

The White Sox and Angels: forever murky.

Welcome back to another Closer Report. Although we are into August, we know that doesn’t mean it’s the end of trade season. Generally speaking, closers aren’t the ones dealt at this time of year, but that didn’t hold true this past week as one was traded late Sunday night. Additionally, we lost clarity in some situations and gained some elsewhere, as well as getting some injury news. We’ll cover all that and more, but first a reminder that you can keep up with the changes around the league on the Closer Grid. Now, on to the news.

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August 11, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19

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Mark Barry

Your "go-two" guys next week: Danny Salazar, Justin Verlander, MadBum and Jacob deGrom.

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.

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August 11, 2017 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 19

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Scooter Hotz

Nicky Delmonico might get some ribbies with the White Sox, Matt Belisle might be saves for the Twins, and Drew Butera will get all of the playing time (for now) with the Royals.

The passing of the trade deadline means that the Deep League Report won’t be featuring many solid, well-established major leaguers for the rest of the year. Besides waiver trades, the best sources of production in the free agent pool in deep AL-only and NL-only leagues are late-season call-ups and newly minted closers. We have both in the column this week. Let’s get going.

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August 11, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Homer Happy

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Mike Gianella

How has the big spike in home runs—which has been trending for more than 20 years—affects player values.

Earlier this year, I talked about how to adjust to starting pitchers not throwing nearly as many innings as they used to do. Today, I am going to look at the other change that has altered the fantasy landscape: the big spike in home runs.

All 2017 statistics in this article are for games played through Wednesday.

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August 10, 2017 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Four Prospects to Sell or Hold

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Ben Carsley

Siri, what should I do with you?

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August 9, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Re-Calibrating Danny Salazar

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Mark Barry

Salazar seems to be transforming from thrower to pitcher in his fourth full season.

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When our colleague Mike Gianella updated the starting pitcher tiers in early June, Danny Salazar barely clung to the bottom in the three-star tier. At the time of the ranking, it’s quite possible it was even a couple spots too high. The flame-throwing righty was striking everyone out, sure, but he also was giving up almost two homers and five walks per nine innings and had a 5.40 ERA. Not great. Salazar was coming off the first of two bullpen appearances, a measure the Indians hoped would help him get things straightened out. After his second outing from the pen, he made another move, this time to the DL. The 27-year-old came off the DL on July 22 and has been HOT FLAME EMOJIS ever since. In 20 innings, Salazar has fanned 28 batters, walked only five, and has surrendered only eight hits en route to a 1.35 ERA. As Paul Hollywood might say while standing over a perfectly baked Genoese sponge cake with raspberry jam, “I like that.”

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August 8, 2017 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 19

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Matt Collins

Go ahead and pick up Tyler Clippard—if you're into that

Welcome to the Trade Deadline Hangover Edition of the Closer Report. After all of the action we saw last week with plenty of movement around the league, things were pretty quiet in the time after. Teams are settling in with their new bullpen depth charts, and it’s likely going to be a little longer until we see some major changes. That being said, there are still some situations that could use a little clarity that we need to look at more closely this week. Before we get to that, just a reminder that you can keep up with the latest changes on the Closer Grid. Now, on to the good stuff.

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August 4, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 18

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Mark Barry

Automatic "Go-2" guys include: Max Scherzer, Corey Kluber and Chris Sale.

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.

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