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03-04

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10

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers
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Ben Carsley

02-25

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13

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting PItchers, Part Two
by
Doug Thorburn

02-12

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6

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (41-90)
by
Craig Goldstein

02-11

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18

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (1-40)
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Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

02-10

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15

Get to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2015
by
Craig Goldstein

02-04

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21

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Shortstop
by
Ben Carsley

01-28

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16

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Top 30 Third Basemen
by
J.P. Breen

01-15

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17

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Brandon Belt vs. Lucas Duda
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J.P. Breen

01-14

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20

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: First Basemen
by
Craig Goldstein

01-08

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27

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers
by
Bret Sayre

01-07

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14

Get to Know: Catcher Prospects
by
Craig Goldstein

12-12

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9

Fantasy Freestyle: Shortening Your Dynasty Rebuild
by
J.P. Breen

12-02

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4

Fantasy Freestyle: Keeper Decisions
by
Nick Shlain

09-25

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1

They Hold No Quarter: Starting Pitchers
by
BP Fantasy Staff

09-03

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2

They Hold No Quarter: Shortstops
by
BP Fantasy Staff

08-20

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4

They Hold No Quarter: Second Basemen
by
BP Fantasy Staff

08-13

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7

They Hold No Quarter: First Base
by
BP Fantasy Staff

07-17

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8

Fantasy Freestyle: Midseason Keeper League FAAB Strategy
by
Jeff Quinton

07-02

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4

Fantasy Freestyle: Minor League Draft Pick Valuation
by
Jeff Quinton

06-19

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7

Fantasy Freestyle: Keeping Tabs on the Cubs' Top Prospects
by
Mauricio Rubio

06-11

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7

Dynasty Dynamics: Progress Report: Prospect Edition
by
Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-11

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11

Top 50 Dynasty League Prospects
by
Bret Sayre

06-06

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6

Day One Draft Recap
by
Bret Sayre

06-05

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6

Fantasy Freestyle: Keeper League Purgatory
by
Jeff Quinton

05-15

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Fantasy Freestyle: The Middle of the Road
by
Wilson Karaman

05-13

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29

Dynasty Dynamics: The U25 Top 150, Part One
by
Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-22

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Dynasty Dynamics: AL Central U25 Lists
by
Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: NL Central U25 Lists
by
Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-14

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2

Fantasy Freestyle: Auction Leagues and Salary/Contract Dynamics
by
Mike Gianella

03-24

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22

Fantasy Freestyle: Two Deep-League Lessons From the Preseason
by
Ben Carsley

03-05

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13

Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects
by
Ben Carsley

03-04

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25

The Top 101 Fantasy Prospects of 2014
by
Bret Sayre

03-03

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The Top 101 Fantasy Prospects of 2014
by
Bret Sayre

02-27

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34

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers
by
Bret Sayre

02-27

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31

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

02-26

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16

Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects
by
Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

02-20

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20

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 120 Outfielders
by
Bret Sayre

02-19

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23

Get to Know: Outfield Prospects
by
Ben Carsley

02-19

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21

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders
by
Craig Goldstein

02-14

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Third Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

02-13

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15

Get to Know: Third Base Prospects
by
Craig Goldstein

02-12

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12

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Third Basemen
by
Ben Carsley

02-06

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27

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Shortstops
by
Bret Sayre

02-05

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12

Get to Know: Shortstop Prospects
by
Ben Carsley

02-05

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12

BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 8-10
by
Bret Sayre

02-05

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12

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Shortstops
by
Craig Goldstein

01-31

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-7
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Baseball Prospectus

01-30

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14

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Second Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-29

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10

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Second Basemen
by
Ben Carsley

01-28

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18

BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 3-4
by
Bret Sayre

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March 4, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers

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Ben Carsley

Ranking the bullpen arms based on their value through the end of the 2017 season.

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February 25, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting PItchers, Part Two

13

Doug Thorburn

2014 breakout performer Collin McHugh leads off the second part of the list.

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February 12, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (41-90)

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Craig Goldstein

The best 50 of the rest, based on their expected fantasy value from now through the end of the 2017 season.

No sense in wasting time on an introduction, as you're here to see the ranks. This is the second half of the Three-Year Outfield Ranks that Jeff Quinton introduced yesterday:

41. Kole Calhoun
42. Dalton Pompey
43. Yasmany Tomas
44. Adam Eaton
45. Denard Span
46. A.J. Pollock
47. Charlie Blackmon
48. Lorenzo Cain
49. Avisail Garcia









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February 11, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (1-40)

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Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

The first half of the list, stacking up the players at this position between now and the end of the 2017 season.

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February 10, 2015 6:00 am

Get to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2015

15

Craig Goldstein

A look at some young'uns who could offer a boost to your fantasy squad this year.

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Stacking up the position from now through the end of the 2017 season.

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January 28, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Top 30 Third Basemen

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J.P. Breen

Ranking the third sackers from now through the end of the 2017 season.

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January 15, 2015 6:00 am

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Brandon Belt vs. Lucas Duda

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J.P. Breen

Which of these first sackers should you choose in multi-year formats?

By this point, you’ve seen a few Tale of the Tape articles. Matt Collins kicked us off strong, Craig Goldstein refused to fall victim to groupthink and branched out with a dynasty league version, and Mr. Collins doubled up with another installment this week. The 2015 Tale of the Tape series shines a spotlight on two closely ranked players at the same position, hoping to pry them apart enough to help fantasy owners on draft day. Today, we’re featuring a showdown between Lucas Duda, who was a breakout guy last year, and perennial fantasy darling Brandon Belt. It’s East Coast vs. West Coast. The Big Apple vs. the City of the Bay. The penniless Mets vs. the World Champion Giants.

Truth hurts, Mets fans.

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January 14, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: First Basemen

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Craig Goldstein

Sizing up the position from now through the 2017 season.

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Three-Year Rankings: Catcher

A few notations before diving right into the rankings. These are not BP consensus three-year ranks. These are Craig Goldstein’s three-year ranks and you’ll soon see why that distinction is important. I think it’s fair to say that my rankings are considerably different than those of the BP fantasy staff at large.


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January 8, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers

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Bret Sayre

Taking the long view on fantasy backstops.

The Primer:
Because dynasty league rankings are relatively league-dependent, I set up parameters for ranking the players below (and the ones who will follow at other positions). The list here presupposes a 16-team standard dynasty format, in which there are no contracts/salaries, players can be kept forever, and owners have minor-league farm systems in which to hoard prospects. So feel free to adjust this as necessary for your individual league, whether it’s moving non-elite prospects without 2015 ETAs down if you don’t have separate farm teams or moving lower-risk, lower-reward players up in deeper mixed or -only formats.

Catcher is a highly divergent position, and it leads to a slightly different ranking style than other positions—which we’ll get to over the course of this series. The fact that these rankings are designed for one-catcher leagues (those of you in two-catcher leagues can bump up any player either in the majors or who gets dinged for their defense) helps make the band of usefulness at the major league level smaller than a position where you could start a player at either a mash position (CI/MI) or at a utility spot. The low ceiling of the average fantasy catcher and the high floor of the average waiver wire catcher puts the focus more clearly on upside at the plate. Of course, it’s also mildly offset by the fact that catching prospects are often slow to develop both in the minor leagues and in their early careers.


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January 7, 2015 6:00 am

Get to Know: Catcher Prospects

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Craig Goldstein

These backstops need further seasoning, but they could hold fantasy value in the coming years.

Prospects are a tricky bag altogether, and while pitching prospects get the fancy acronyms (TINSTAAP), it’s worth noting just how hard it can be to accurately peg a future stud catcher, especially in fantasy. It’s a demanding position that saps strength, and makes it nigh impossible to be consistent offensive force. This makes what guys like Buster Posey and Jonathan Lucroy do year in and out all the more impressive.

It also makes investing in catching prospects extremely difficult. Remember when Matt Wieters was Mark Teixeira at catcher? Where did you have Yan Gomes ranked as a prospect? In fact, Ben Carsley made the case against investing in the position outside of deeper dynasty leagues in September. That is with the caveat that you can’t entirely ignore the position, and to that end we want you to be as informed as possible when you’re choosing who to ignore and who to target. We’ve broken the prospects you need to know into names for 2015 (immediate value) and 2016-and-beyond (long-term value). Still, there aren’t any catching prospects I’d be investing in as a fantasy starter for 2015 alone, a la Travid d’Arnaud last year.

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December 12, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Shortening Your Dynasty Rebuild

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J.P. Breen

A look at some ways to get your team back in contention post haste.

Dynasty leagues with extensive minor-league rosters have become more popular in recent years. It’s one of the greatest ways to keep all owners engaged throughout the season, as the action never quits. However, such intensive and deep leagues can be intimidating for first-time owners. For example, I joined my first dynasty league in 2014, and it wasn’t with a bunch of amateurs. I jumped into the deep end and participated in TDGX—a 20-team, 40-man roster dynasty league with fantasy experts from across the internet baseball landscape.

It was my first dynasty draft and my first attempt at fielding my own team. Needless to say, it didn’t go smoothly. I made rookie mistakes in the draft. Grabbing elite prospects is important because the league includes a 10-man minor-league roster, but I erred and drafted prospects too early. That made my big-league roster far too shallow.

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