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2018 fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers and more

Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy baseball drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.

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Kings of Command: Scouting 2018's breakout pitchers

Tristan H. Cockcroft crunches the numbers to find the pitchers who demonstrate the skills required to be fantasy stars to help you spot sleepers for your drafts.

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8dRon Shandler

Don't be surprised if Aaron Judge hits 15 fewer home runs

Aaron Judge captured the imagination of baseball fans with his power in 2017. In 2018, the Yankees' slugger seems poised for another big season. But is there reason to lower your expectations?

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2018 fantasy baseball rankings for roto leagues

Start your 2018 draft preparations with our rankings for roto leagues, featuring the top 300 overall players plus separate ranks for each position.

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21dKeith Law

Index of Keith Law's 2018 top prospect rankings

Between minor leaguers with major league bloodlines and future stars who have been involved in major trades, there are plenty of familiar names on this year's list. Where did your team's top young players land?

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06010MLB: Offseason have and have nots, new rankings and hashbrowns

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on the haves and have nots from the offseason as it relates to recent rankings such as Christian Yelich's non-move (12:45) and Evan Longoria's move to the Giants (13:50), all the while splicing in a Closer Carousel (17:24). Plus, they take your Hashbrowns (24:30) and much more!

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Fantasy baseball free agent tracker

Our updated free agent tracker keeps tabs on 2017-18 offseason signings, including brief fantasy spins.

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06010MLB: Ohtani designation, Marlins clean house, Santana to Philly & more!

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft recap the biggest moves from the Winter Meetings and beyond, including Shohei Ohtani to the Angels and how he may be designated for fantasy (1:50), the Marlins cleaning house (10:21), Carlos Santana to Philly (21:40) and much more. Plus, we take your questions in another edition of #hashbrowns (28:10).

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FF MLB: Postseason lessons, Stanton, Turk Awards

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on what lessons can be learned from the postseason, the best spot for Giancarlo Stanton if he gets dealt this offseason, surgery for Daniel Murphy and Tristan's 2017 awards: "The Turks".

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97dDan Szymborski

Just how good is Shohei Ohtani, anyway?

One of the most fascinating players in the world is set to make the jump from Japan to the major leagues for the 2018 season. We break down just how much he's worth as a pitcher, a hitter -- and both -- as he makes a difficult transition across the world.

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148dTommy Rancel

Top fantasy baseball prospects for 2018

With the 2017 season essentially in the books, look ahead to the young stars who could be the difference-makers for fantasy baseball managers in 2018.

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160dJoe Kaiser

Top players whose fantasy value changed for 2018

As the fantasy baseball campaign begins to wind down, we go around the league to determine which player's 2017 performances most impacted their potential draft positions for next season.

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177dAJ Mass

How to keep your league fun and interesting all season

Many fantasy players probably checked out before the fantasy baseball season was over. Here are some ways to change up your leagues and keep people interested from beginning to end next season.

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