One of the most amazing statistics of the fantasy season, at least to me, isn't one that counts in the rotisserie or head-to-head box scores. It's a statistic they keep on Yahoo called simply "MVPs." The MVPs Yahoo lists aren't necessarily the best players in Fantasy Baseball; instead, they're the players who appear most often on the top 500 Yahoo Public fantasy teams - all one-year redrafts, 12-team mixers. Standard stuff, really.
You already know who tops the list - it's Mike Trout. Nobody was drafting him because we knew it was going to take some luck with injuries and hoping Mike Scioscia and Jerry Dipoto were prepared to bring him up. Now he's the #1 fantasy player according to both Yahoo's rank and our inseason dollar values, just edging out Ryan Braun $48 to $45.
Of course, Braun isn't on that list of MVPs, mostly because you had to pay something close to $45 (or a draft pick worth the equivalent of $45 in auction money) But Mike Trout? He's on an absurd 6 You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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