Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 8/22/13
Photo Credit: macelynkirk It wasn’t always this way.  We once lived in a world where patience was a virtue, and an expected one at that.  But we don’t exist in that kind of place today.  No.  We live in an instant satisfaction, give it to me now sort of world.  And that’s okay.  Like many of you, I want what I want now.  This lack of patience rears its head when it comes to our fantasy sports.  This baseball season, I saw players like Jonathan Lucroy and Kyle Seager dropped within the first few weeks.  I’ve witnessed sell lows when holding was the best option.  And I cringed at draft reaches on youngsters who have yet to play more than 10 games in the majors.  We constantly preach sample size in the SABR world, yet many of us don’t have the strength to follow it through.  Fantasy sports play such a large role in our sports lives, it blends into reality, and it all begins to blur.  For some, expectations can become out of whack.  Quarterbacks were once allowed to be groomed and baseball
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