The games that count are right around the corner, so it’s time for you to build a roster that counts.
The Major League Baseball season officially begins Sunday, meaning this week will be filled with fantasy baseball drafts as intrepid owners load up for the 2017 season.
Any successful draft starts with thorough research, and we’re here to help. Below, you’ll find full positional rankings, a downloadable PDF cheat sheet and loads of advice on sleepers to watch, busts to avoid, essential draft day tips and more from NESN.com and Yahoo! Sports.
Without further ado, here’s our 2017 fantasy baseball draft kit. Happy drafting!
Top Sleepers To Target
Potential Busts To Avoid
Most Overrated, Underrated Players
Top Breakout Candidates
Players Most Likely To Regress
Stock Watch for Players in New Places
Top Player Injuries To Monitor
Closers to Target, Avoid
Non-Closers Worth Targeting
Top “Cheap Speed” Options
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