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05-23

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Bullpen Report: Introducing Tiers
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Mike Gianella

03-28

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18

Fantasy Tier Rankings: National League Starting Pitchers
by
Paul Sporer

03-28

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9

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Relief Pitchers
by
Paul Singman

03-26

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19

Fantasy Tier Rankings: American League Starting Pitchers
by
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
by
Paul Singman

03-21

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20

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Third Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

03-20

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Fantasy Tier Rankings: Second Basemen
by
Bret Sayre

03-19

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43

Fantasy Tier Rankings: Catchers
by
Josh Shepardson

03-22

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18

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

03-09

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

06-07

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31

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Positional Primary: Right-Handed Pitchers
by
Jason Parks

03-04

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77

Fantasy Focus: A Tour of the 2011 Player Forecast Manager
by
Marc Normandin

02-28

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21

Fantasy Focus: NL Starting Pitcher Rankings
by
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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9

Fantasy Beat: (Update) Combined Outfielder 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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Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-21

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11

Fantasy Focus: Catcher Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-21

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21

Fantasy Focus: Closer Rankings
by
Mike Petriello

02-17

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11

Fantasy Focus: Second Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

01-26

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Fantasy Beat: Rankings Review: Center Field
by
Marc Normandin

01-04

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Fantasy Beat: Rankings Review: First Base
by
Marc Normandin

03-10

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28

Fantasy Focus: Closers
by
Marc Normandin

03-09

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Fantasy Focus: NL Starting Pitchers
by
Marc Normandin

03-08

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39

Fantasy Focus: AL Starting Pitchers
by
Marc Normandin

03-03

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Fantasy Focus: Right Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

03-02

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51

Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-28

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Fantasy Focus: Catcher rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-26

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40

Fantasy Focus: Shortstop Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-25

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43

Fantasy Focus: Third Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-23

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Fantasy Focus: Second Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-22

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Fantasy Focus: First Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

11-20

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Fantasy Focus: First Base Rankings Review
by
Marc Normandin

03-26

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Fantasy Beat: Fantasy Draft Day
by
Marc Normandin

03-19

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Fantasy Beat: The Closers
by
Marc Normandin

03-12

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Fantasy Beat: Starting Pitchers
by
Marc Normandin

06-17

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College World Series
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Boyd Nation

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With the first round of the draft in the books, do any of the northpaws crack the top tier of right-handed pitching prospects?

Ranking prospects by position has been done—at least, it has been attempted in the traditional sense [read: standard formula, i.e., #1. Best. #2. Second-best. #3. Third-best. You get it.]. Instead of following the standard formula, I thought I would offer something a little different, though the fundamental objective will remain the same: identifying baseball’s best prospects at each position.

Over the next 11 installments, I’ll focus on one position on the field, identify the preeminent talent in the minors at said position, and place them into cute little tiers to contextualize their place in my world. It’s an earnest and sincere exercise, delivered with some (attempted) humor, so hopefully it will be taken as such. I want to embrace the subjective nature of the task rather than pretend to be objective about it, which is great in theory, but not practical in its application. Everybody looks at players through a unique lens, and as a result, personal feelings enter into the equation. I’m cool with this. As I said, I’m going to attempt to deliver a sincere and earnest series, free from the artificiality associated with presenting a universal truth. Opinions change based on the climate of the moment. This is a snapshot of that moment.

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The PFM has gotten a serious overhaul. We tell you what's shiny, what's new, and why you should care.

Every spring since launching the Player Forecast Manager, we at Baseball Prospectus have tried to improve it to make it more useful for our subscribers. The PFM, for those who haven't tried it, is a tool that uses our Depth Chart projections to create player values for use in fantasy baseball drafts. It's popular among our users—enough that its use has occasionally bogged the entire site down in the past—but its potential has still not been fully realized.

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February 28, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Focus: NL Starting Pitcher Rankings

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Marc Normandin

You know where Roy Halladay ranks, but what about the rest of the National League's hurlers?

These are the National League starting pitcher fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, catcher, left fielder, center fielder, right fielder, closer, and AL starting pitcher installments.


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After the King, a deluge of middle-tier Junior Circuit starters.

These are the American League starting pitcher fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, catcher, left fielder, center fielder, right fielder, and closer installments. NL starting pitcher will be published Monday.

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Marc's CarGo cult continues, but there are plenty of four-star options available as well.

These are the right fielder fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstopcatcher, left fielder, center fielder, and closer installments.

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A new way to get combined outfielder rankings--and before the individual rankings have even published!

[UPDATE 2-24 5:08 EST] My starting pitcher rankings (which are publishing on the site tomorrow) were just added to the PFM.

One of the questions I see the most this time of year is some variation of, "Will we see a combined list for your outfielder rankings?" The combined list surfaces sometime after I complete the individual lists--which are written the way they are not because more leagues use left, center and right field designations, but because writing up 120-130 players worth of comments in one sitting is tedious for both the reader and the writer. 

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February 23, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Focus: Center Fielder Rankings

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Marc Normandin

It's not top-heavy like its corner cousins, but center has plenty of depth.

These are the center fielder fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, catcher, left fielder, and closer installments.

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February 22, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings

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Marc Normandin

Some of your league's strongest offensive options may come out of left field.

These are the left fielder fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, catcher, and closer installments.

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February 21, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Focus: Catcher Rankings

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Marc Normandin

Catcher turns out to be the most depressing of all positions.

These are the catcher fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, and closer installments.

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February 21, 2011 9:00 am

Fantasy Focus: Closer Rankings

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Mike Petriello

Our relief pitcher Value Picks expert pinch hits in order to bring you the bullpen rankings.

These are the closer fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base, second base, third base, shortstop, and catcher installments.

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February 17, 2011 12:00 pm

Fantasy Focus: Second Base Rankings

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Marc Normandin

Cano stands alone, but who else can help your team at the keystone?

These are the second base fantasy rankings for 2011. Check out our previous first base installment.

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January 26, 2011 11:33 am

Fantasy Beat: Rankings Review: Center Field

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Marc Normandin

A review of Marc's 2010 center field rankings.

This is a review of my 2010 center field rankings. This time around, not only will we use auction values for mixed leagues, but also the dollar value for AL- and NL-only leagues. These dollar values come from Graphical Player 2011, and I think these will do a good job illustrating how much I missed by on the players I missed, though, broken record style, the why is more important than the result when it comes to these rankings. All PECOTA projections, dollar values and statistics in the parentheses are from 2010.

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