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Postby train514 » Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:27 pm

Which one do you most prefer? I need to get one so I have a hard copy of stats from last year and projections for this year. Which do you think makes the best projections?
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Postby wrestlecd4 » Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:30 pm

I got the Sporting News Mag and I like it a lot. A lot of in depth info. Position by Position overall ranking postition rankings. Really breaks it down and rankings seem pretty accurate to me.
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Postby WittyC » Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:36 pm

I grabbed Roto Times today, and it's decent. Not a ton of insight, but in the position rankings they list the past three years, 2006 projection with a quick, descriptive paragraph.
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Postby Bartolo's Colon » Tue Feb 14, 2006 9:43 pm

Juggs. (That's a fantasy mag- right?)


I am one of the suckers who needs different opinions and I picked up 3 mags. They all have their strengths. They all offer slightly different insight, but I like the ones that rank by position, not by hitter/pitcher. I find this much more useful in my draft, Lindy's does this. Sporting News doesn't but is OK too.

My major issue is that the magazines are roto oriented and do not necessarily reflect rankings in a points H2H league.
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Postby stomperrob » Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:14 pm

I like Sporting News - Roto Times is okay - my fave is RotoWire but I haven't seen it on the racks yet.
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Postby djacks » Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:25 pm

I just picked up MLB Yearbook and Fantasy Guide...haven't had a chance to look through it all yet, but I like the fact that they give three sets of predictions...a "most likely", "upside", and "downside" prediction for each player. Pretty cool. Also gives an analysis of each player with a risk and reward category as well as ranks and dollar values. The rankings aren't the best I've seen but you can adjust those...it is definetly roto based, which you have to account for if your in a points league like I am.
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Postby Dcon » Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:41 pm

I really like the Fantasy Baseball Index, I buy it every year
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Postby kentx12 » Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:48 pm

I have 3 on my desk right now. They are Fantasy Baseball Guide 2006, Sporting News Fantasy and Lindy's. I really enjoyed reading the 1st 2 but the Lindy's was about useless.
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Postby hooligan1 » Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:18 am

stomperrob wrote:I like Sporting News - Roto Times is okay - my fave is RotoWire but I haven't seen it on the racks yet.


Rotowire is out. I've looked at it at least twice in the past week and a half.

My fave I think is RotoTimes. I like Sporting News, although I'm beginning to wonder if it's more because I'm so used to the format rather than because it's got great analysis....? RotoWire is also good and I believe it's the one that's got not one, but two mock drafts in it. Lindy's I really didn't like this year although I seem to remember liking it in years past.
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Postby thaklanksta » Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:41 am

Dcon wrote:I really like the Fantasy Baseball Index, I buy it every year



My choice as well
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