Week 1 FAAB Results

With the early games today (remember to set your lineups early!), I’m going to post quick FAAB results now and hope to jump in after the fact with some commentary. A pair of A’s, Santiago Casilla and Kendall Graveman, were the two most frequent targets in my leagues.

Mixed LABR (15 teams, standard 5×5 scoring, draft in February, had one FAAB period last week):

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Early power lifting Puig, Zimmerman

It’s easy to dismiss what Yasiel Puig and Ryan Zimmerman have done early in the 2017 fantasy baseball season.

“Oh, Puig homered off Padres pitching, including Jered Weaver twice.” “We’ve seen Zimmerman do this in short stretches, and he’s going to fade.”

Both of those statements? Valid. But also certain is that these may not be the same players we’re used to.

In fact, they may be the newest members of the fastest-rising cult in baseball: the uppercut swingers.

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