Originally written on The Baseball Page  |  Last updated 10/15/14
I was just talking with a coworker about how two of our fantasy baseball teams were in an absolute free fall. His team had dropped from a solid 3rd to a fight for 7th. One of my teams went from a 30+ point lead into a fight to even stay in 3rd. Both of us needed a hug, but the awkwardness of this at work prevented it. Does this sound familiar? Are one of your fantasy baseball teams in a dive and dropping fast in the standings? If so, read on. First we’re going to talk about what might cause a team to fall quickly in the standings, then we’ll try and take a rational look and your position, and finally we’ll talk about some simple things you can do to pull out of the dive and climb back up in the standings. Why a team might go in a dive: First, we should clarify that we’re talking about a team in a free fall, not a situation where other teams have caught you in the roto standings. Using my team as an example, I was maintaining a 160 roto point pace. The team at the top of the leader ...
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