George Bissell and Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus take a retrospective look at last year’s mixed league player valuations to analyze the importance of minimizing risk and targeting players with a broad base of skills in the first round (6:00), the impact of declining stolen base totals and the recent home run surge on valuations (9:00), newfound power and depth at middle infield (16:00), undervalued late-round veteran hitters (21:00), why drafting an elite starting pitcher is less of a risk in mixed leagues (26:00), and debate whether relievers are becoming more reliable (35:00).
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