Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/17/13
It must be the all-star break if we are talking about fielding on a fantasy baseball website. Well, I must admit that I am a sucker for deep fielding analysis, and while really getting into the fielding numbers isn’t necessary to fantasy success, paying some attention can only help you as we approach the non-waiver trade deadline. So, leave it to me to do the heavy lifting for you. Why does fielding matter now? Simply put, teams will consider fielding when they consider trades, so you should pay attention too. If it affects playing time and it affects team needs then it could have an impact on your fantasy team even if there aren’t any categories that address it. For our purposes, we will only look at playoff contenders. That cuts the field roughly in half at this point. We will compare two such teams in each edition so you can get a frame of reference. One of the fun things about fielding analysis is that there are a number of terrific sources of information. We will be using Field...
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