This article is part of our Baseball Draft Kit series.
For my money, the National Fantasy Baseball Championship (NFBC) is the best fantasy baseball contest and allows players to enter at a number of different price points to fit anyone's comfort level. The Main Event is the crown jewel and takes place in late March both online and in person. I highly recommend making the trek to one of the live events and I promise once you do, it will be in pen on your calendar from that point forward. While this article does focus on the NFBC contests, hopefully it will provide value for anyone in any highly competitive league.
During draft prep, I notice a lot of attention is placed on both the early rounds as well as finding late gems in the endgame, but I have long maintained that leagues are won in between those two ranges, which I not-so-creatively call the mid-game. With all the content and freely available Average Draft Position (ADP) lists out there in the current era of fantasy baseball, I feel anyone can draft pretty well in the Top 100. Of course, there are early landmines to avoid and we all have our targets and fades early in drafts, but Major League Baseball is chock full of great players that everyone knows really well. When I talk about the mid-game, I consider it after pick 100 and up until about pick 225, so rounds eight to 15 in a 15-team league or rounds 10 to 18 in a 12-teamer.
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