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Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide 2017

by Neema Hodjat

Mar 13, 2017 8:37 PM

Mike Trout, Jose Altuve, Mookie Betts, Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant headline our top-150 rankings for the 2017 Fantasy Baseball season. Read more »

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 150 Overall

by Neema Hodjat

Mar 18, 2016 8:09 PM

Mike Trout, Paul Goldschmidt, Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw and Josh Donaldson are in our top-5 overall picks for your 2016 fantasy baseball leagues. Read more »

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Relief Pitchers

by Neema Hodjat

Mar 18, 2016 12:12 AM

Whatever you do, do not overdraft closers. The recommended strategy is to grab one established closer at a fair draft slot, and then add 1 or 2 additional guys from the tier 4 group Read more »

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Starting Pitchers

by Neema Hodjat

Pitching should be viewed largely as a quantity game. So, grab one to two anchors, then bring in the numbers and see which ones hit. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Outfielders

by Neema Hodjat

Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Andrew McCutchen and Giancarlo Stanton headline a deep crop of talent in the outfield. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Catchers

by Neema Hodjat

Buster Posey and Kyle Schwarber are great talents, but the best strategy for the position this season is to wait, wait and wait some more, and fill the spot towards the back end of your draft. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Shortstops

by Neema Hodjat

Carlos Correa has arrived as the unquestioned top option at shortstop ahead of Troy Tulowitzki, Xander Bogaerts, Corey Seager and Francisco Lindor. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Third Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

Third base comes with plenty of high-end options, buoyed by an impressive young crop of stars. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Second Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

An official change of the guard took place last year at second base, as Robinson Cano conceded his throne to Jose Altuve, with Dee Gordon establishing himself as the vice president. Read more »
2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

Following suit from most years, first base runs quite deep this season, albeit with differing levels of quality. Paul Goldschmidt could conceivably go first overall in your league. Read more »
Fantasy Mailbag: Harper, Heston & Hamels

by Neema Hodjat

Neema Hodjat discusses whether Bryce Harper is the best player in the fantasy baseball, where Cole Hamels would fit best and whether Chris Heston has staying power. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 150 Overall

by Neema Hodjat

Mike Trout, Andrew McCutchen, Giancarlo Stanton, Paul Goldschmidt and Clayton Kershaw are the top-5 of our 150 fantasy baseball rankings for 2015. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Relief Pitchers

by Neema Hodjat

Without fail, closers are the most overdrafted position in fantasy baseball every season. The recommended strategy is to grab one established closer at a fair draft slot and then wait it out. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Starting Pitchers

by Neema Hodjat

Starting pitching runs deep, so you can assemble a solid staff comprising mostly of pitchers in the later tiers without reaching for the likes of Clayton Kershaw. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Outfielders

by Neema Hodjat

Try to go with upside after you snag your top guys, as there will be a handful of guys in the lower tiers that will pop and bring you a great ROI. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Shortstops

by Neema Hodjat

The entire infield runs deep except for shortstop where Troy Tulowitzki is alone on tier 1 and there is a massive drop from tier 2 to tier 3. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Third Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

Looking at the third base landscape on a macro level, the best strategy is to be patient and grab two players from the tier 3 or 4 group, with at least one being an upside player. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Second Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

The delta between tier 1 and the next level is significant, so for strategy purposes, either grab a tier 1 guy or wait to fill your second base position later on (Wong or a tier 3 player). Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Basemen

by Neema Hodjat

First base runs deep this season, with a bevy of new stars emerging at the position. Up to five first basemen could conceivably go in the first round of your league. Read more »
2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Catchers

by Neema Hodjat

Buster Posey once again stands alone at the top ahead of Jonathan Lucroy, Carlos Santana, Devin Mesoraco, Yan Gomes, Salvador Perez, Evan Gattis and Yadier Molina. Read more »

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