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Prospects to watch for in 2012 Fantasy Baseball

Friday, April 6th, 2012
Prospects to watch for in 2012 Fantasy Baseball

Yoenis Cespedes has all the tools to be a steal in the 2012 Fantasy Draft.


In most fantasy baseball leagues, championships are won by the sleepers you draft in later rounds. It’s not rocket science that Albert Pujols is going to hit 30 home runs and drive in 100 runs or that Matt Kemp is going to hit 25-30 home runs and steal 30 bases or more.

One approach I usually take when drafting my sleepers late in drafts is going after rookies or young players who have destroyed the minor leagues and been successful when called up in September last year. (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball: Top Prospects (13-25)

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Jesus Montero finds himself on our fantasy baseball prospect list and possibly in the NY lineup.

Welcome aboard. Throughout the season this space will document and examine the prospects of baseball’s top, well…prospects. Were going to start with a top 25 of youngsters and follow that up with a weekly top 10 prospect power ranking (PPR from here on out) column. Since prospects come and go with great regularity, we will keep only the most legit of minor leaguers as the focal in order to maintain continuity. These baseball rankings will be fluid and ever changing, so expect fresh and insightful content every time out. Now that we got that housecleaning out of the way, lets dive right into the inaugural top 25 for the beginning of the 2011 season. We’ll begin with 13-25, to be followed shortly by ranks 1-12.

25. Zach Britton (Bal) – Britton is expected to begin his 2011 season at AAA Norfolk, but don’t be surprised to see him make an impact at the big league level sometime this season. (more…)