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These are our overall fantasy rankings for 2014 with full player profiles for each player. If you're looking for a straightforward list of the best players to draft, this is it.
If your league holds an auction draft, it can be hard to know how much to bid for each player. Our auction values solve that problem by providing dollar values to guide you.
Cheat sheets are a great way to see the whole picture quickly during your draft. These compact rankings are a great way to feel in control in the middle of a fast-paced draft.
We've done the hard work of projecting the stats (across many categories) of over a thousand MLB players so that you can know what to expect from a wide range of players in 2014.
Rookies and minor-leaguers are some of the best opportunities to grab some surplus value during your draft. Our prospect coverage will give you an advantage over the competition.
Our expert question and answer service essentially gives you personal access to your own team of fantasy baseball experts when you need them most. If you need help, just ask us.
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Our custom rankings tools will help you find the best players to draft given your specific scoring settings. Our rankings section covers both points leagues and roto leagues.
Finding hidden gems can be the difference between landing in the middle of the pack and winning your league.
Staying constantly updated on the latest news is an important part of being a good fantasy player and our fantasy baseball player news and analysis is the class of the industry.
Drafting the right closers at the beginning of the year can save you a lot of waiver wire scrambling later on. With our closer news, you'll always be a step ahead when chasing saves.
A great player will do your team no good if he's buried on the depth chart. That's why staying informed about where each player is slotted on their team's depth chart is vital.
For some people, extensive fantasy baseball rankings can be hard to digest in the middle of a draft. Breaking the player rankings into tiers has proven to be one way to simplify things.
2014 Rankings by Position
Find out where Carlos Santana, Buster Posey, Matt Wieters, Wilin Rosario and other catchers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Joey Votto, Albert Pujols, Adrian Gonzalez, Paul Goldschmidt and other first basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Robinson Cano, Jason Kipnis, Chase Utley, Jose Altuve and other second basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Hanley Ramirez, Jose Reyes, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jean Segura and other shortstops are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Evan Longoria, David Wright, Pablo Sandoval, Brett Lawrie and other third basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Ryan Braun, Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton, Jose Bautista and other outfielders are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Clayton Kershaw, Gerrit Cole, Matt Moore, Mike Minor and other starting pitchers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Aroldis Chapman, Greg Holland, Craig Kimbrel, Kenley Jansen and other relievers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Draft Strategy & Advice
Learn how to prepare for your draft, properly value players, and build your team on draft day.
In any given year, pitchers can pitch above or below their true skill set for many reasons – the defense behind them, luck on batted balls, and the quality of the team's bullpen to name a few.
Scouting baseball players is not an exact science. It is a combination of evaluating fundamentals, physical/mental makeup and approach. Building a fantasy roster includes many of the same factors.
Not every prospect is going to pan out. Before you take that flier on the next big lottery ticket, it helps to know how to slice through the hype.
Done right, keeper leagues can be a lot of fun, but it's important to plan ahead.
With the arrival of the Internet, real-time information and large databases, fantasy baseball has many different formats, rules and styles. If you're new to the game, learning the basics is key.
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2014 American League Team Previews
2014 National League Team Previews
How much will the Giants use Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday? With Game 7 on the slate, Derek & Bernie discuss their expectations for the final installment of the Giants-Royals World Series.
Anthony Rendon stayed healthy and was among the biggest sources of profit among hitters in 2014. Jason Collette takes a closer look.
3 days ago
DVR & Bernie discuss the first two games of the World Series, more Arizona Fall League prospects, and offseason surgery for Brandon Moss.
Jensen Lewis uses a series of metrics to predict that Alex Gordon and the Royals will win the World Series over the Giants.
DVR & Bernie recap the ALCS, discuss the Dodgers' changes in the front office, a new manager in Arizona, and the first two weeks of Arizona Fall League Action.
Jason Collette looks back at his in-season articles from 2014, including his pre-demotion take on Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar.
Jensen Lewis recalls his playoff experiences and projects both LCS's.
Renee Miller reflects on the MLB DFS season and compares the primary components of the major sports in Daily Fantasy Sports.
DVR & Bernie recap the AL Wild Card game, break down the Divisional Series matchups, consider the next step for the A's, and much more!
In his look back through the columns leading into the 2014 season, Jason Collette was right to pass on Michael Wacha as a top-100 overall player.
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We put out a wide variety of content throughout preseason, the regular season, playoffs, and the offseason.
These are the fantasy baseball columns you can expect to read on regular basis throughout the season:
Scouting/prospect info from Tory Hernandez.
David Regan's weekly MLB analysis.
Jeff Erickson and Chris Liss talk MLB.
Jason Collette's fantasy baseball analysis.
Expert baseball injury analysis.
Weekly look at AL free agent pickups.
Weekly look at NL free agent pickups.
Nick Shlain highlights top fantasy prospects.
Analysis of depth chart changes.
Hot/cold players in the minors.
Hot/cold baseball players weekly.
Examining hot-button pitchers.
Weekly pitcher rankings.
Jeff Erickson's look around the league.
Help for daily fantasy game players.
Daily overview to help set your lineup.
Keeper/dynasty league strategy and tactics.
Derek VanRiper's thoughts on the latest news.
Analysis of the latest MLB transactions.
Listen to Derek VanRiper & Bernie Pleskoff.
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