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03-28

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Fantasy Tier Rankings: National League Starting Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

03-26

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19

Fantasy Tier Rankings: American League Starting Pitchers
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Paul Sporer

03-25

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12

Fantasy Tier Rankings: American League Outfielders
by
Mike Gianella

03-25

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7

Fantasy Tier Rankings: National League Outfielders
by
Mike Gianella

03-22

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17

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Shortstops
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Paul Singman

03-21

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20

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Third Basemen
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Bret Sayre

03-20

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31

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Second Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

04-13

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8

Value Picks: Outfielders for 4/13/12
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Rob McQuown

03-21

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2

Preseason Value Picks: Second, Short, and Catcher for 3/21/12
by
Michael Jong

03-20

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23

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: NL Outfielders
by
Derek Carty

03-08

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Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: Second Basemen
by
Derek Carty

03-01

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19

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: First Basemen
by
Derek Carty

02-28

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21

Fantasy Focus: NL Starting Pitcher Rankings
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Marc Normandin

02-25

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12

Fantasy Focus: AL Starting Pitcher Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-24

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29

Fantasy Focus: Right Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-23

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32

Fantasy Focus: Center Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-22

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9

Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-21

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11

Fantasy Focus: Catcher Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-18

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14

Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-18

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32

Fantasy Focus: Third Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-17

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38

Fantasy Focus: First Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-01

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7

Fantasy Focus: Catcher Rankings Review
by
Marc Normandin

01-31

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6

Fantasy Beat: Value Picks: First Base, Third Base, DH and Outfield
by
Rob McQuown

01-14

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14

Fantasy Beat: Starting Pitcher Underachievers
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Jason Collette

03-09

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23

Fantasy Focus: NL Starting Pitchers
by
Marc Normandin

03-08

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39

Fantasy Focus: AL Starting Pitchers
by
Marc Normandin

03-02

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51

Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings
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Marc Normandin

02-25

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43

Fantasy Focus: Third Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-23

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36

Fantasy Focus: Second Base Rankings
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Marc Normandin

01-17

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Fantasy Focus: Starting Pitcher Rankings Review, Part 1
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Marc Normandin

12-04

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Fantasy Focus: Second Base Rankings Review
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Marc Normandin

11-20

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Fantasy Focus: First Base Rankings Review
by
Marc Normandin

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March 28, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: National League Starting Pitchers

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Paul Sporer

The 2011 Cy Young Award winner leads an exceptionally deep crop of senior-circuit starters.

Today we wrap up our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be early-round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 26, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: American League Starting Pitchers

19

Paul Sporer

The past three Cy Young Award winners make up the top tier, while the Angels land three-fifths of their rotation in the one-star level.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be early-round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 25, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: American League Outfielders

12

Mike Gianella

Mike Trout stands alone at the top, and two White Sox appear in the group of value picks.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be earl- round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 25, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: National League Outfielders

7

Mike Gianella

A three-man top tier stands a cut above the rest, but there are five-category contributors as low as tier three.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be earl- round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 22, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Shortstops

17

Paul Singman

This position has an obvious one-two punch at the top, but there are plenty of counting-stat bargains available late in drafts.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be earl- round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 21, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Third Basemen

20

Bret Sayre

The defending Triple Crown winner earns his own perch at the top, and the party might be over after tier three.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be earl- round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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March 20, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Second Basemen

31

Bret Sayre

What once was a big three is now a lone star and two lesser studs; beyond that, the keystone pickings get slim in a hurry.

Today we continue our positional tier rankings. Last offseason, Derek Carty tackled the tiers by himself; this spring, we've decided to attack them as a team. Players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by the number of stars.

Five-star players are the studs at their respective position. In general, they are the players that will be nabbed in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and they'll fetch auction bids in excess of $30. Four-star players are a cut below the studs at the position. They will also be earl- round selections, and they're 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. As was the case with our positional rankings series, the positional tiers aren't simply a regurgitation of the projected PECOTA values.

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April 13, 2012 3:00 am

Value Picks: Outfielders for 4/13/12

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Rob McQuown

Viciedo, Murphy, and Schafer make a very intriguing initial VP class for the 2012 season

Back from a writing hiatus, your source for obscure outfielder observations returns with the baseball regular season, and a return to the usual format for Value Picks, as described by Michael Street Tuesday.  Before we get started, however, since I received so much mail (thanks, Mom) asking about my draft in the Fantasy Pros 911 Expert League on Wednesday, here's the squad.  Wish me luck; first place prize is a cruise:

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March 21, 2012 3:00 am

Preseason Value Picks: Second, Short, and Catcher for 3/21/12

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Michael Jong

Buck, Pierzynski, Murphy, and Furcal join the VP ranks this week

Last week, a number of readers pointed out that some of the PECOTA ranks for the Value Picks series did not match up well with the ADP listed based on the name “Value Picks.” It should be noted that we do not necessarily fully agree with PECOTA and do rate players higher or lower depending on their prospects for the 2012 season, including any bonus (or potentially lost) playing time in addition to their skill set. Having said that, this week we bring players whose PECOTA ranks are higher than their respective ADP, with the smallest difference being four ranks.

John Buck | Miami Marlins | C
Mixed: $9 | NL-only: $11 | PECOTA C Rank: 13 | C ADP: 26


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March 20, 2012 3:00 am

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: NL Outfielders

23

Derek Carty

Who should be manning the outfield slots on your fantasy team?

These are the National League outfielder rankings for 2012. Check out our previous closer, AL starting pitchers, NL starting pitchers, catcher, first base, second base, third base, and shortstop installments.

As a reminder, five-star players are generally going to be your star-level producers that will be selected within the first couple of rounds, usually worth upward of $30. Four-star players are the next step down, worth more than $20. Three stars are worth more than $10, two stars will be in the single digits, and one star will be roster-filler and late-round fliers. Of course, this is just a general guideline. While the rankings will generally follow PECOTA, I will deviate when I feel strongly that a player will over or underperform his PECOTA projection.

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March 8, 2012 3:00 am

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: Second Basemen

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Derek Carty

Who should be manning the keystone in your fantasy league?

These are the second base fantasy rankings for 2012. Check out our previous closer, catcher, and first base installments.

I know a lot of you are worried about these being released later than usual this year, but we should have them all done within a week’s time. Today: second basemen.

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March 1, 2012 3:00 am

Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Tier Rankings: First Basemen

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Derek Carty

Who should you be looking to man the cold corner on your fantasy baseball teams?

These are the first base fantasy rankings for 2012. Check out our previous closer and catcher installments.

We’ve got a lot of positions to cover over the next couple of weeks, so let’s dive right in. At bat: first basemen.

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