Early 2019 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft: First 4 Rounds

Two podcast episodes ago, Derek VanRiper and I selected the first two rounds of a 15-team 2019 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft (leaning NFBC-style).

We finished things up in my last regular-season episode Tuesday with Rounds 3 and 4 — and things, of course, got interesting, especially with starting pitching.

We didn’t need to check on Walker Buehler’s attendance here. He was certainly taken off the board.

See where by taking a look at the draft board image below or the public Google Doc.

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Can I Ever Quit Kershaw?

On Saturday, March 24, I drafted my $100k grand prize NFBC RotoWire Online Championship team. I drew the 5th pick, which marked the second time I drafted from that position within the last week. I didn’t write up my first Online Championship entry yet — a co-own with my friend Chris Hahn — so stay tuned for that. Here are the results from last night’s draft (scroll down to see the full draft board):

1.5 (5) – Clayton Kershaw – This was the third straight year I’ve taken Clayton Kershaw in the first round of the NFBC Rotowire Online Championship. I took him with the 2nd overall pick in 2016 and 2017 and got a bit of a discount this year. Taking Kershaw was my Plan A, but if he wasn’t available – a very real possibility after he went 2nd overall in my OC draft last weekend – I was planning on taking Bryce Harper (does he explode in his contract year?) or Mookie Betts. Harper ended up falling to the 14th overall pick.

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RotoWire & FanDuel Fantasy Baseball Championship – Week 13

Week 12 RWBC Recap

Well, here we are in the final “regular season” week of this season’s big FanDuel event, where despite finishing tied for second among RotoWire experts last week, my team continues to linger in Sadtown. Those worries weren’t shared by FanDuel user dwade35, who dominated last week, taking first place by a 7.5-point margin thanks to a well-rounded performance led by Tyson Ross’s win over Arizona and Edwin Encarnacion’s two-homer game.

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