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Nook Nacks — Fantasy Fisking a Fishy Flip

Last week’s trade deadline was a spectacle. I was driving through Connecticut on I-95 as the deadline neared, and I was livid that there wasn’t any traffic so I could check Twitter. I thought the general reliability of spending a half hour going bumper to bumper through New Haven was practically metronomic, but the traffic gods conspired against me last Thursday. So, I had to wait an hour or so until I hit gridlock on the FDR before I could properly check the www’s to see what had gone down. I knew Lester was…

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2014 Potential Impact Rookies: National League

The National League isn’t quite as loaded with top prospects that may break into the big leagues in 2014 and supply impact value, but the circuit certainly is not short on talent. The American League impact rookie article can be found here. Today we deal with their counterparts. EAST Christian Bethancourt, C — Atlanta Braves The Braves seem to have committed to an Evan Gattis/Gerald Laird timeshare behind the plate this season, and that might work out fine. Gattis hits bombs and Laird might put together another solid fifty games…

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Who’s in, Who’s out: NL East

It wasn’t one of the busier divisions over the last several months, but the National League East still saw plenty of transactions. Each of the teams, with the exception of the Miami Marlins, acquired a solid rotation arm via free agency or trade. In an almost surprising move, the Marlins hung on to their core roster players and made some additions to help team in 2014 and beyond. Let’s take a look at what each team gained and lost over the winter in the NL’s Eastern Division. Atlanta Braves |…

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Top 25 Fantasy Prospects

The Constitution of the United States is often referred to as a “living document.” The Constitution itself hasn’t been amended in over twenty years, but interpretations of it have  changed during that time. Think of this list, and all the fantasy lists we’ve posted this offseason in the same way. Players can get traded, players can get injured, player evaluations can ebb slightly or transform entirely. For those reasons, the player rankings below do not exactly align with the positional lists. And, like the prior lists, the top 25 is…

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Fantasy Prospect Rankings: Center Field

“We are the music-makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”  – Willy Wonka after seeing Byron Buxton leg out a triple.   Dreams. Scientists out there say we all have them and I generally believe scientists. White coats and beakers go a long way in lending credibility. Those scientists are talking about what happens when you close your eyes and drift away at night, but I’m talking about something different. I’m talking about fellas you can dream on. Guys you picture popping up from a headfirst slide into third, dust billowing from…

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