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Top 9 Fantasy Football Sleepers

If you have smart friends, your draft is probably this week. Here are nine guys you should look for as your draft gets deeper. This article does not consider breakout candidates like Randall Cobb, David Wilson, Lamar Miller, T.Y. Hilton, Danny Amendola etc. as sleepers. 9. Jeff Tuel (QB, Buffalo Bills) Tuel is going to become the first undrafted rookie to ever start an opener, and could be worth a very late ...

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Donnie Murphy Is The Man

If you have at least one competitive fantasy baseball team you can understand how rigorous the season can get for owners. Whether it’s setting your lineup everyday, checking the waiver wire, checking what your players did and what your opponent’s players did, it can get tough. A coping mechanism to keep yourself involved is to get highly invested (biased) in certain players. Of course it’s easy to fall in l ...

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What To Make Of Justin Verlander?

[caption id="attachment_14682" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: The Associated Press[/caption] When you drafted Justin Verlander in the 1st or 2nd round of your fantasy league, you weren't expecting a 3.77 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP, were you? At the end of May you dealt with a ton of buy low offers, which you rejected. Now another poor month has been logged and panic starts to set in. What is wrong ...

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Can The Starting Pitching Hold Up In Cleveland?

It’s no secret, if the Cleveland Indians are going to contend for a Wild Card bid or a division title, their starting pitching has to hold up. So far, it’s been a rollercoaster ride. As a team, the Indians are currently 23rd in the majors (and 10th in the American League) with a 4.24 earned run average. The Indians don’t have to be stellar from the mound; they just have to be average. Cleveland has solid co ...

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Fantasy Analysis On Gausman, Heyward, Davis

[caption id="attachment_14243" align="aligncenter" width="600"] via msn.foxsports.com[/caption] Kevin Gausman arrived to “the show” with a lot of hype and failed to deliver during his first two starts. Owners kicked him to the curb, narrowly missing out on his first fine performance against the Tigers. So what can we make of the talented rookie going forward? The kid only has three major league starts and 6 ...

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Fantasy Input: 3 Bats & 3 Arms

[caption id="attachment_14028" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times[/caption] Matt Kemp's power outage is very real. His batted ball distance on homers and fly balls this year averages 269.79 feet, last year he lead the league with a 313 foot average distance. MLB average is 275-280 feet. The offseason shoulder surgery is the obvious culprit. The Dodgers likely would ...

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Fast Take- Josh Donaldson & Joe Mauer

[caption id="attachment_13986" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: Lance Iversen, The Chronicle[/caption] Donaldson has always flashed good plate discipline in the minors, but never really made great contact. As seen here, Donaldson has made the mechanical adjustments necessary to generate more power. He posted a .1000 OPS in AAA last year, .844 OPS in the bigs after the ASB, and currently has a ...

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