Found December 06, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
Drafting an outfield is intimidating. I consider myself a very good fantasy manager, but putting together even an average fantasy outfield has been my Achilles’ heel. Last year I finally stumbled into something resembling an elite outfield — I traded for Andrew McCutchen in the pre-season, grabbed up my man Ben Zobrist, took a chance on Alex Rios, and rotated hot bats in and out of my fourth spot (thank you, Nate McClouth) — but I have no faith in being able to repeat my success next year. The difficulty with drafting outfielders, in my opinion at least, is that they come in all shapes and sizes. There’s too many of them to keep track of, and depending on how you draft bats in your infield you can either look for power in the outfield or rely on speed instead. To help you plan your draft strategy for 2013, here are the three-year trends we’ve seen in the outfield. Each chart breaks down how outfielders have done in each of the 5×5 fantasy categories. Sections highlighted in green sh...
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