ESPN fantasy baseball: The 2023 Draft Kit

If you want to end the 2023 fantasy baseball season by celebrating a championship, you've come to the right place. Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

All of your fantasy baseball draft preparation needs collected in one place! Here you'll find rankings, projections, cheat sheets, analysis and strategy. Check back every day for new content through Opening Day of the 2023 season. If this is your first time playing fantasy baseball, might we recommend starting with the basics: The Playbook: How to play fantasy baseball.

Don't have a team yet? Create or join a league and then dive into the latest draft-prep material tailored for whatever format you prefer.

Changing the game

Everything you need to know about our new baseball format

The Playbook: Become an expert in 9 innings

Inning 1: How to play fantasy baseball

Inning 2: League Formats: Which is right for you?

Inning 3: Everything you need to know about salary-cap drafts

Inning 4: How to create the ultimate cheat sheet

Inning 5: Roster optimization

Inning 6: Nine must-follow tips

Inning 7: Staying ahead of league trends

Inning 8: Using advanced stats to get ahead (Coming soon!)

Inning 9: Mastering the 2023 player pool (Coming soon!)

Rankings and cheat sheets

Cockcroft: Points-league rankings

Karabell: Head-to-head categories/rotisserie rankings

Cheat Sheet Central

Custom Dollar Value Generator

• Cockcroft: How to use the Custom Dollar Value Generator (Coming soon!)

Roster-building essentials

"Hot stove" free agent and player movement tracker

Live Draft Results

Closer depth chart

MLB depth charts

For Dynasty Leaguers

Dynasty Top 300

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From 2020 Fantasy baseball's lasting legacy

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