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Hisashi Iwakuma

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Baseball award season means hot takes and fierce debates between fans over minor differences, but it also means heralding greatness with trivial lists. I say, why should the great be the only ones with trivial lists? Why not let the merely competent get in on the list action? In that

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2016 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

It’s the time of the year where we offer congratulations to those of you brave dynasty league owners that survived the offseason. The greatness that 2016 will surely offer is upon us and that means we’ll be spending the next six weeks moving our way through the positional landscape, offering thoughts

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When it was announced that the Hiroshima Carp had decided to post Kenta Maeda, the right-hander finally got his long-awaited wish to play in the big leagues. Us fantasy owners also got our wishes — the chances to own the long-time Carp ace on our respective teams. We’ve already started wondering what

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It’s hard to find an edge in your dynasty league and the deeper the player pool is the more difficult impact talent is to come by.  Many of your league mates consult the usual areas for prospect information, top 100 lists from the major players in the industry including ESPN,

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2015 Dynasty League RankingsUncategorized

Congratulations on surviving another off-season. Now that the new year is upon us, it’s time to spend the next month  traveling across the positional landscape, labeling players with numbers that correspond to their value. It’s the very definition of freedom. A ton of hard work was put into these rankings,

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Last week I put together a snapshot of where my team stands in TDGX at the two-month point, and this week we’ll turn the page from past performance to future performance. Since that post my team has gained some tenuous ground from 127.0 points and a seventh place standing to

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Disaster struck my squad in Week One. I sat in 17th place out of 20 in the TDGX league, with some significant warning lights flashing already. My first round draft pick, Ryan Braun, can’t feel the thumb on his throwing hand. More importantly for our purposes, that thumb happens to

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Now that the draft is finally, mercifully over after some three weeks and 800 picks it’s time to actually play the games. Well, close enough anyway. As I’ve touched on a bit in earlier draft updates, I’m fairly pleased with how my draft unfolded. My third- and fourth- round picks

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In the 3rd installment of my series on the draft we meander into the waning rounds of the draft’s second half. We’re in our third week of drafting at this point, and as you can imagine we’re down to the longest of shots and fringiest of regular and semi-regular Major

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The TDGX Draft has been alternately slowly creeping and gallantly galloping along, and as I write this I’ve just made my 26th selection of the draft. You can read a more in-depth look at my first five selections here, and I’ll post my roster construction as it exists presently at

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