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Our content is complete for the 2024 season. We’ll post final season statistics and BABS ratings in October.

The BABS Draft Game Plan has a new look for the 2024 season. Our offerings have been restructured to target your needs better and deliver the content in a more concise, more...

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2023 Final BABS Ratings

Ronald Acuna, Jr. $63 -- what more can you say? There were big stats all around the leagues -- 19 players had 20-20 seasons, for instance -- but Acuna - just wow.

The final BABS database update is posted, and you can peruse the asset groups to see many interesting...

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2023 Mid-Season BABS Ratings

At the All-Star break, Ronald Acuna, Jr. ($58) is the Roto earnings most valuable player and on a historic pace. Far behind in his rearview  are Shohei Ohtani ($43) and Freddie Freeman ($39). On the pitching side, Nathan Eovaldi ($30), Zac Gallen ($29) and Felix Bautista ($28) are neck and...

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Early 2023 BABS Ratings

On a Rotisserie earnings basis, Ronald Acuna, Jr. ($49) is far and away the most valuable player in baseball, leading No. 2 Freddie Freeman by $14. On the pitching side, it's a neck-and-neck race so far, with Joe Ryan ($31) edging out Shane McClanahan ($30). In BABS-land, Acuna does pace...

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2023 BABS DRAFT GAME PLAN – Update #4

In our final update for 2023, BABS takes one last look at what's going on in spring camps. We prospect for potential sleepers at the bottom of the talent pool. Our annual Longshot Caucus assembles some conditional, speculative possibilities for surprises. We've scanned all our previous articles to revise any...

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2023 BABS DRAFT GAME PLAN – Update #3

Our 3rd update focuses on strategy. Since the foundation of BABS is in skills assessment and roster construction, it has applications for virtually any type of game format. We provide some tips and analysis for several of the most common, and some new ones.

We also look at a few...

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2023 BABS DRAFT GAME PLAN – Update #2

Our 2nd update starts the process of identifying the best and worst players to draft in 2023. Reviewing the asset groups, there are clear targets to build profit into your roster as well as high-cost players who are way too risky. It's a fascinating puzzle.

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What’s New in BABS 2023

It’s the dawn of a bright, new, mostly normal baseball season. No lockout, no COVID (mostly) and lots of activity. Amazingly, nearly all the rosterable free agents have been signed and we can start trying to figure out where everyone fits.

The big question coming onto 2023 is “What are...

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