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Fantasy Draft Research

Posted on: March 14, 2009 2:49 pm

 Why are fantasy drafts so much fun.  Is it because you spend so much time watching sports anyway and it personlizes it even more, or is it because you are trying to out-duel your friends in sports knowledge.  My biggest struggle every year is trying to find time to research early and not cram for the draft.  Every year it seems to come down to the wire and I never feel ready to draft.  This year is no different.  I feel like I've been waiting for more information to come out on certain players and putting off getting my cheat sheet in order.  Now I'm down to 30 hours away from draft time and feel very unprepared.  Why is something that is so much fun so stressful when it should be an escape from the real priorities in life?


Category: Fantasy Baseball
Tags: Drafts

Since: Mar 31, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2009 12:07 pm

Fantasy Draft Research

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Since: Mar 2, 2009
Posted on: March 14, 2009 4:04 pm

Fantasy Draft Research

I try to go to my leagues homepage and project the value of players in my particular league.  You can do this by first going to 3 year averages and finding out how many points they score per ab.  Take the total points scored and divide it by ab.  Then go to the 2008 totals and do the same.  sometimes a player that was hurt in 08 is worth looking back to 07.  use a calculator and write down the numbers.  For example In my league you lose points for strikeouts.  Albert Pujols scores 1.57 pts per ab on average in my league.  Ryan Howard scores 1.16.  A huge difference for a guy that puts up 15 more homers and 30 more rbi...  Once I have done the top 24-28 at their psoitions I do a top 300 list.  You will be pleasantly surprised to sed players cbs ranks as late rd picks to be at the top of your lists sometimes.  highlight them as late rd sleepers and stick to their board.  look at top 20 players left at every pick and value them by your projected pts per ab and you are guaranteed to dominate your draft!  Magazines, writers and projections cannot do anything close to as good as this research.  Reason being they are not made for your league.  Just general referance guides for rookies... 

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