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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit

Your one stop for all fantasy baseball draft preparation, strategy, and analysis for the 2016 fantasy baseball season.

Ray's 2016 Bold Predictions: National League Edition

Ray offers up a bold prediction, or two, for every National League team for 2016. These predictions are BOLD.

Jonathan Schoop, Greinke, Aaron Sanchez, and more!

Jonathan Schoop is on the verge of being a stud, and Zack Greinke may be a dud. This, and much, much more as I take my crack at some bold(ish) fantasy predictions.

Rob Parker's 10 Bold Predictions for 2016

I unveil (hesitantly) my 10 Bold Predictions for 2016's MLB and fantasy seasons.

Six fantasy baseball bold predictions for 2016

It's bold predictions week at Fake Teams, which means it might be time to make myself look bad 6 months from now!

2 SP going late in drafts that could be bargains

There could be nice value to be had by drafting either one of these guys at their current ADP.

Five who could close in 2016

Ray profiles five relievers who could be closing at some point in 2016, and should be on your watch list as the season begins.

Fantasy Baseball 2016: Position Rankings & more

All of our consensus position rankings all in one spot.

Fantasy Baseball: Players to Avoid in 2016

The Fake Teams writers offered up players to avoid during the Consensus Position Rankings series, and we have them all in one spot for you.

Fantasy Baseball: Players to Target in 2016

The Fake Teams writers offered up players to target during the Consensus Position Rankings series, and we have them all in one spot for you.

Ranking Relievers By Their Skills Alone: 31-60

Unlike most relief pitcher rankings that consider proximity to saves and bullpen roles, this set of rankings is simply based on six key measurable values that demonstrate a reliever's raw "stuff" and things they can control.

2 IFs going later in drafts that could be bargains

There could be nice value to be had by drafting either one of these guys at their current ADP.

Five Unheralded Prospects for 2016: AL West

While we provide our prospect rankings based on projected future value, there are still a number of prospects who may be further down in our list but who will have solid value in 2016. Let's look at five from the American League West.

Five Unheralded Prospects Who Could Contribute in 2016: NL West

Ray takes a look at five prospects from the National League West who could surprise fantasy owners in 2016.

Five Unheralded Prospects: AL East

We continue our prospect coverage division by division.

Five Unheralded Prospects for 2016: NL Central

In a division that produced 2015's three best records in baseball, are there any under-the-radar prospects worth monitoring? Should fantasy owners look to the contending Cardinals, Pirates, and Cubs, or to the rebuilding Brewers and Reds?

Five Unheralded Prospects: NL East

With the Braves, Marlins, and Phillies largely in flux, there will be plenty of opportunities for rookies to contribute in the NL East in 2016. What lesser-known prospects could be in-line for serious playing time?

Five Unheralded Prospects for 2016: AL Central

Our Fake Teams readers already know about elite prospects such as Minnesota's Byron Buxton, but what about under-the-radar prospects who could contribute in the Majors this season?

Carlos Martinez looking healthy, + a new slider?

Carlos Martinez had some question marks with his shoulder, but he looks healthy this spring.

Ranking Relievers By Their Skills Alone: Top 30

Unlike most relief pitcher rankings that consider proximity to saves and bullpen roles, this set of rankings is simply based on six key measurable values that demonstrate a reliever's raw "stuff" and things they can control.

Fantasy Baseball 2016: Position Rankings and more

All of our consensus position rankings all in one spot.

Staff Post: Closers to Avoid in 2016

Our writers offer you some closers they would avoid in drafts this season, including Kenley Jansen, Craig Kimbrel and others.

Staff Post: Closers to Target in 2016

Our writers offer you some closers they would target in drafts this season, including Ken Giles, Arodys Vizcaino and others.

Shooting Arrows at the Padres Bullpen

Like the Mariners, Fernando Rodney's old team, the Padres had massive turnover in their bullpen this offseason, making for a lot of question marks from a fantasy perspective. Who closes if Rodney falters (again)?

Top 40 Tiered Closer Rankings for 2016

For those who like to see position rankings in tiers, Ray offers his 2016 tiered closer rankings, with the usual suspects in the first tier.

Shifting Values for Different Categories: SV+HLD

You don't play in a standard 5x5 league? Great, let's look at some relief pitchers who may be ranked differently in a format that includes saves plus holds as a category.

Ten Relief Pitching Prospects to Watch

Speculating on prospects in search of saves can be a fool's errand, but there are still names to watch if you're looking for potential closers down on the farm.

Drew Storen, Roberto Osuna, and bullpen usage

Like so many teams these days, the Blue Jays have two closers in their bullpen, and they'll have to decide which one will be the primary save-getter.

Bullpen Review: Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves are home to one of the most confusing bullpen situations in all of baseball. Here is a breakdown to help you make sense of what is being put together in Atlanta.

Matt Harvey's slider is obscene again

Look out, National League hitters: Matt Harvey's slider appears to be back to pre surgery form.

2016 Consensus Top 40 Closer Rankings

The last of our Consensus Ranking series with a deep look at our Top 40 relievers and closers for the 2016 season.

State of the Position - Closers

Ray takes a quick look at the state of the closer position.

Fantasy Baseball 2016: Position Rankings and more

All of our consensus position rankings all in one spot.

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