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2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy

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.

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.

Carlos Martinez looking healthy, + a new slider?

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

Matt Harvey's slider is obscene again

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

Twelve unheralded, and dominating, starting pitchers to consider in 2016

Ray profiles twelve starting pitchers that fantasy owners should consider in 2016 fantasy baseball drafts.

Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy 2016: Starting Pitchers

Ray takes a look at how you should approach starting pitchers when preparing your fantasy baseball draft strategy for 2016 and beyond.

State of the Position - Starting Pitchers

Ray takes a look at the state of the position for starting pitchers for 2016 fantasy baseball drafts.

Brett Gardner: 2016 fantasy bust?

Brett Gardner has shown some worrisome problems early in spring.

Shifting Values for Different Categories: SS

You don't play in a standard 5x5 league? Great, let's look at some shortstops who may be ranked differently in your format.

Troy Tulowitzki has a new swing: rebound coming?

A swing change helped teammate Jose Bautista become a monster. Can it help Tulo rebound?

Hitters Losing Positional Eligibility

Every year, hitters lose positions in fantasy leagues because they didn't log enough games to qualify for the next season. I put together a list of every hitter that is losing at least one position to help you prepare for drafts and keeper selections

Looking for advantages at 3B in DFS

Using certain hitters under certain conditions can help squeeze out extra value in daily lineups.

Shifting Values for Different Categories: Third Base

You don't play in a standard 5x5 league? Great, let's look at some third basemen who may be ranked differently in your format.

Shifting Values for Different Categories: Second Base

You don't play in a standard 5x5 league? Great, let's look at some second basemen who may be ranked differently in your format.

Shifting Values for Different Categories: First Base

You don't play in a standard 5x5 league? Great, let's look at some first basemen who may be ranked differently in your format.

Staff Post: Catchers to Target in 2016

The Fake Teams staff offers you the catchers they would target in drafts this season, including Yasmani Grandal, J.T. Realmuto, Blake Swihart and others.

NFBC Average Draft Position Analysis - Part 2

Ray takes a look at the NFBC average draft position rankings for third base, shortstop, outfield and starting pitcher.

NFBC Average Draft Position Analysis - Part 1

Ray takes another look at the early NFBC ADP rankings from NESN.

Five starting pitchers you should draft but may have forgotten

Ray takes a look at five starting pitchers who fantasy owners may have forgotten about since they missed most of 2015, but could prove to be valuable assets in 2016.

Early NFBC ADP Rankings Analysis

Ray offers some thoughts on the early NFBC ADP rankings over on NESN.com.

Twelve unheralded starting pitchers to consider in 2016

Ray profiles twelve starting pitchers that fantasy owners should consider in 2016 fantasy baseball drafts.

Dynasty League 1st Round Rookie Draft Recap

Brian Creagh recaps the first round FakeTeams Dynasty League rookie draft

Using fly ball rates to identify bounce back power hitters in 2016

Ray takes a look at several hitters who saw a decline in fly ball rates and home runs in 2015, but that could change in 2016.

Fantasy Baseball Strategy: Speed guys to target in 2016

Ray takes a look at some speed guys to target in 2016.

The Relief Ace

If you stripped saves from relievers, who would be the best?

Should we pay up for speed in 2016?

Should fantasy owners pay up for speed in 2016 drafts? Ray takes a look and offers his opinion.

Bullpen battles

There are teams who have two legitimate contenders for top arm in the bullpen, who wins? Should you care?

Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy 2016: Starting Pitchers

Ray takes a look at how you should approach starting pitchers when preparing your fantasy baseball draft strategy for 2016 and beyond.

The Stranders

Whatta strand, whatta strand, whatta mighty mighty good strand.

Dissecting the stolen base category

Ray takes a deep dive into the stolen base category on a team by team basis to determine where we can find stolen bases in 2016.

Dynasty Review: Year 2

What a year of tanking looks like.

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