BABS Game Plan – 2020 Final

Somehow, some way, we managed to get through a 60-game 2020 season. Congratulations if you won your league. Great news if BABS helped you get there! The final 2020 BABS ratings have been posted to the database. Since BABS is a long-view tool and these final ratings are based on 37 percent of a season, you have to use them carefully. I will have a ton to say [...]

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Ron Shandler

about

is considered one of the pioneers in the baseball analysis and fantasy baseball industry.

Ron was the first to develop sabermetric applications for fantasy play. BABSbaseball.com is his latest project, following his eponymous Baseball Forecaster annual (1986-), the ground-breaking BaseballHQ.com website (1996-), and the First Pitch national conference series (1996-). Also:

Columnist, TheAthletic.com (2019-), ESPN.com (2007, 2015-2018), USA Today (2008-2014)

26 Top Three finishes in national experts leagues since 1994

Advisor, StL Cardinals (2004)

FSTA Lifetime Achievement Award

FSWA Hall of Fame

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THE EXPERTS


DOUG GRUBER has been playing fantasy sports for nearly 30 years. A long-time CDM Rotisserie player, he has won overall contests in baseball, football and golf. Doug is a retired automotive industry executive and has an MBA from Michigan State University. He played baseball at Hiram College, where he was elected to the Hiram Sports Hall of Fame and is currently on the Board of Trustees. Doug is an Indians season ticket holder and lives in Troy, MI.

PAT CLOGHESSY began drafting teams and simulating seasons in the early 90s when he discovered the PC games Earl Weaver Baseball and Tony LaRussa’s Ultimate Baseball. He has been playing competitive fantasy baseball for over 20 years. Pat has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hofstra University and currently works in the aviation industry on Long Island. Prior to that he was involved in sports radio with WFAN and Sirius/XM. He finished his beer-league baseball career as a .400 hitter against former major-leaguer Dave Von Ohlen (small sample).

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BABS Draft Game Plan        (Click to see 2020 plan)

Everything you need to build the optimal fantasy draft roster in 2021.

  • BABS database and spreadsheet with ratings, cheat sheets
  • Dozens of articles
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  • Asset group analyses
  • Game strategies for multiple formats
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Recent Articles

BABS Game Plan – Update No. 5

As the Major League Baseball season begins its fragile return, we have one final pre-season update of the BABS Database and Master Spreadsheet, and some commentary.

KEY CHANGES: Playing time ratings have been updated as appropriate; overall, the distribution of those ratings has flattened. Adjustments to the asset ratings have...

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Baseball is back… here is what to expect

Welcome back to 2020. It’s nice to know that there is a path to a 60-game season, however, the COVID cloud is a stark reminder that nothing is certain yet. Still, BABS needs to assess what 60 games means. I have received several emails from readers asking whether BABS will...

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BABS Game Plan – Update No. 4

It’s the question on everyone’s mind — WHAT NOW? (Click through for a message from Ron Shandler.)

This is the final planned BABS Game Plan update for the 2020 pre-season, but we all know about “the best laid plans…” so who knows? This update’s focus is...

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