Is Clayton Kershaw still a first-rounder?
This is my weekly article from ESPN Insider.
The talent curve at the beginning of a draft is very steep. In Rotisserie dollars, the variance between the no. 1 pick (Mike Trout, Jose Altuve, whoever) and the pick at the end of round 2 could be as much as $20. Value flattens considerably the deeper you go. By the seventh round, the difference between the first and last pick is only $1.
This is why it is so important to get those early round picks correct. We say that you can't win a league in the first . . .
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