Oak's Corner: Tatis Beasting Early On

Oak's Corner: Tatis Beasting Early On

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The Week That Was

After we all woke up to negative baseball news every day for eight or nine days in a row, most of the stories over the past few days have been actually related to baseball, and even the Cardinals Covid breakout has had some positive news the last couple days. Of course, the other shoe could drop at any point, but as of now (Thursday night), Friday is scheduled to be just the third time we get all 30 teams playing on the same day. I'm sure there will be many other hiccups along the way, but it has been nice to think about closer meltdowns and starters getting lit up this week rather than if games will be canceled.

I have spoken often here and on the RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast of the need to adapt with the short season in terms of drafting, free agency and roster management, but I admit I'm struggling with this so far. I tend to use the first month of the season to figure out the makeup of each team I manage as well as figuring out its strengths and weaknesses. I then use the next four months to try and mold those teams into efficient and thriving squads, and then try and hang on in the madness of September.

That plan clearly won't work in 2020, yet I still find myself underbidding a little bit in FAAB and holding guys I liked for a reason on draft day despite

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Scott Jenstad
Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won five NFBC Main Event league titles and finished twice in the Top 10 Overall. Scott is a hardcore fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors. Follow him on Twitter @ScottJenstad.
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