The changing game and the 10-day DL

This year, members have access to all the columns I write for ESPN Insider. They appear here every Thursday or Friday. Many will include a BABS-relevant postscript. Enjoy.

Over the past three decades, changes in the real game have had slow but subtle effects on the fantasy game. These changes have made fantasy more challenging to play, in part because we've been slow to change our own league rules. But the 2017 season could elevate those challenges to new heights.

It starts with the rise of pitching specialization. When the Founding Fathers structured our rosters with . . .

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