Unless you want to pay a premium for power-hitting second basemen, the position is a good source of speed in 2012.
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As in years past, our composite rankings series for 2011’s fantasy baseball season (The Top 50 | C | 1B | SS ) have been very popular. Merging similar rankings at ESPN, CNNSI, MLB.com, Yahoo and CBS into one “super” ranking, our composites offer a one-stop look at what the bigger sites think of players […]
If your league rocks an MI slot, expect quite a few owners to start two second basemen. There are 16 second basemen who will be considered for starting 2B slots this season and several others with upside who should also be considered. The last thing you want to do is overpay for someone who had […]
Once upon a time in fantasy baseball, second base was shallower than Paris Hilton at a Larry the Cable Guy event. It was as epic as Mariah Carey’s movie, “Glitter.” Now, the position has morphed into so much more. It has drama, glitz and glamor. It’s a regular Oscar contender. I’ll call it “The Good, […]
Ever watch a row of dominoes fall, one after the other. It all starts with an ever-slight nudge on the first domino, and suddenly the chain reaction begins. Domino knocks down domino until there are no more dominoes left standing. With the recent Dan Haren trade to the Angels, expect the dominoes to fall one-by-one […]
For fantasy baseball aficionados, the All-Star break is truly a break. No worries for a few days about setting lineups or players getting injured (unless Albert Pujols pulls a hammy in the All-Star game) or who has the best matchup. For the first time in the past three-plus months, we have a moment to reflect […]
As much as Chinstrap Ninjas love prospects coming out of nowhere and career years, baseball is a predictable animal. There are many, many certainties in baseball and fantasy baseball, chief among them: Victor Martinez will get hurt, Chone Figgins will steal a base (or 20) and Erik Bedard will be rehabbing somewhere. Let’s discuss more […]