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20mTristan H. Cockcroft

Cockcroft's bold predictions for 2017

Tristan H. Cockcroft takes the "bold" part of his bold predictions seriously, and though some of these calls are a little out there, his educated guesses could lead you to a fantasy title.

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55mEric Karabell

Kershaw tops the list of risky picks

Eric Karabell reminds us of the risk with some of the top players in the sport, starting with the consensus No. 1 pitcher Clayton Kershaw.

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Is Carlos Carrasco a safe top-20 guy?

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss the value of Carlos Carrasco, the latest injury and roster news and get you set for Sunday's games!

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Drafting Keon Broxton might be risky business (0:51)
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1dTristan H. Cockcroft

MLB facts you need to know

Whether you're a devoted fan of a certain team, a fantasy owner preparing for your draft, or a casual fan looking ahead to Opening Day, get ready for April 2 with these 101 key pieces of intel.

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2dTristan H. Cockcroft

Cockcroft: Not on my team!

Tristan H. Cockcroft isn't likely to draft David Price, nor does he like these players being drafted too high in fantasy drafts. Find out the players who make Tristan say "Not on my team!"

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Mock Draft Lobby

Practice makes perfect. Test out your strategies before your real draft takes place.

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Is Byron Buxton a wise fantasy investment? (0:48)
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Pirates' rotation, DeShields and Aguilar

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss players to avoid, the Pirates' rotation, Delino DeShields, Jesus Aguilar and more! Plus, your Twitter questions!

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2dPeter Keating

The secret to finding MLB's top closers in waiting

Bad elbows, flat fastballs, ancient curses -- closers flame out for myriad reasons. The good news for fantasy owners: We know how to find sleeper save sources.

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Where Pablo Sandoval should appear on draft boards (0:59)
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2dEric Karabell

Moncada headlines prospects to monitor

Eric Karabell checks out the minor leaguers fantasy owners should keep an eye on, starting with a White Sox infielder with huge upside.

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Live Draft Lobby

Thousands of leagues are forming now. Join up and draft your team today!

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Does Tim Anderson's upside make him a steal? (0:55)
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Will Eric Thames replicate success in his MLB return? (0:52)
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Gyorko's risk/reward factor (0:50)
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Fantasy Baseball: Insider Cheat Sheet

Dominate your fantasy baseball draft with key insights from our MLB Insiders, including the top tips from Eric Karabell, Keith Law, Tommy Rancel and Dan Szymborski.

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit

Get our updated rankings, projections, cheat sheets, closer chart, strategies and more, all in one place. Dominate your draft!

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7dEric Karabell

'Plant my flag' list for 2017

Eric Karabell reveals the many names showing up on his fantasy teams this season, including Phillies infielders and several Mariners.

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Jose Ramirez a potential fantasy triple threat (0:54)

TIPS, TOOLS AND MORE

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  • Draft Kit

    Rankings, printable cheat sheets and much more.

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  • Rotisserie ranks

    The overall top 300, plus positional rankings.

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  • Head-to-head points ranks

    The overall top 300, plus positional rankings.

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  • Head-to-head categories ranks

    The overall top 300, plus positional rankings.

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  • Custom dollar value generator

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  • Projections for 2017

    Get projections for every player, to help make your draft and keeper decisions.

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  • Injury Glossary

    An illustrated guide on everything you need to know about sports injuries.

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  • Player rater

    Check out the fantasy baseball leaders at every position.

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  • FAQ

    You've got question, and we've got answers.

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  • Rules

    Get caught up on all of the rules for every type of fantasy baseball league.