Found February 17, 2013 on Aaron Torres Sports:
(When our friends over at FanDuel.com asked me if they could do quick a guest post on the upcoming fantasy baseball season, it was an opportunity I just couldn't pass up. No one knows the sport of baseball and the fantasy implications of it all, quite like they do. Enjoy, and when you get a moment, hop over to their site, and definitely check out the good work they're doing. Each year, there always seems to be a mild debate over who should be the No. 1 pick in a fantasy baseball draft. Most of the time it does not get too heated, because one guy tends to stand out. In 2013, there seems to be three legitimate options that are all very close: Miguel Cabrera, Ryan Braun and Mike Trout. So with the No. 1 pick, who should you end up taking? By now, every baseball fan is well aware of Cabrera’ historic season in 2012. The American League went without a Triple Crown winner since the 1960s, but Detroit’s third baseman had a hot bat nearly the entire season. His only we...
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