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How to Win Your Fantasy Baseball Season

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Fantasy baseball is a long and grueling season that is hard to pay attention to the entire time. I think the key to having a successful fantasy baseball season is to do the simple things well.

Every single season, no matter the league, there is always a player left in free agency that could push your team to a deep playoff run. Every team has that weak spot on their roster they had to fill with some player late in the draft. When that upgrade is needed waivers are your new best friend, and it’s so simple too. When Hanley Ramirez wasn’t performing I went out and grabbed the top ranked first baseman at the time, Mark Reynolds. He was batting .324, 20 RBI’s, and had 75 points.

A few more notable free agents available in most ESPN leagues are Joey Gallo, a 3B for the Rangers, who does not hit for the best average (.202) but he gets a lot of RBIs (21) and swings for the fences with 10 home runs. Another free agent is  Aaron Hicks, an OF for the Yankees, he is batting .338 and has a decent number of home runs and RBIs (6 HRs and 15 RBIs). The addition of some massive free agents can fill up the spots that need improvements to send your team into a deep playoff run.

The biggest part of the fantasy baseball season, which is the simplest part of all, making sure your lineup is set every day with active players. When you get late in the season other players start to stop paying close attention to teams, leaving players on the DL or that are suspended in their starting lineup. Earlier this season I had Trea Turner in my lineup for a week while I was not paying close attention to my team. He got hurt and placed on the 10 day DL, and I lost a lot of points in the SS position which lead to a team lose that week. Since I started paying very close attention to my starting line up I have won my last 4 match ups. Putting in a replacement player can give you just enough points to keep you above your opponent in a close series.

To fix the problem of the long grueling season just do the simple things right, stay on top of your team, look for breakthrough free agents, and never trust the hype. Just do all the simple things correctly to dominate your 2017 fantasy baseball league.

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