Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 3/3/13
Welcome to March Madness. I mean, welcome to the other March Madness, also known as fantasy baseball preparation … and many hours spent watching Grapefruit and Cactus League action (thank you MLB Network). This year, not even the number one pick is a slam dunk. And a successful draft in 2013 requires a very detailed game plan. Many leagues this year, as in most years, will be won with players listed nowhere near the top of current draft boards. Personally, instead of participating in a single $250 dollar draft, I will diversify into several $25/$50 formats. This way I can spot trends and players who are drafted late that I need to be aware of, as well as who the players are that owners feel are just carrying too much risk. If nothing else, you should participate in a free or $10 draft league before diving into the big $$ drafts or auction formats, just to get an idea and prepare yourself for your big money leagues. With that in mind, let’s go through a current typical draft and see ...
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