2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit

Best Fantasy Baseball Resources: Gain an Advantage

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The Fantasy Baseball world and industry is huge. There is so much information. So many websites, tools and apps to choose from.

How do you maneuver your way through everything out there? What is trustworthy? What is the best?

Another question you may have is, what is free or at least won’t cost you more than your leagues winnings?

Well, we here at Fantasy Six Pack have been around a while and have been around the block a few times. I personally have used many different tools and sites over the years.

Below, I have compiled a list of our favorite tools.  We all use each and every one of these to gain the knowledge needed to dominate at Fantasy Baseball.

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FantasyPros Draft Wizard

This is often called the Mock Drafting Simulator, which is what I call it on our site, but it is so much more. I’ll starting by explaining the mock drafting side of it though.

This is the best way to mock draft out there, hands down. If you have never used it, you need to.

It is super simple. You log in, choose a league set up based on your leagues settings and away you go. Your other drafters are computer versions of the actual experts that help compile the FantasyPros Expert Consensus Rankings.

Three big reasons why this is my favorite way to mock draft.

  1. It takes five minutes. (really who doesn’t have five minutes to spare)
  2. You never have those completely random picks like you do in mock drafts with real people.
  3. You never have a person leave after the first three picks, leaving auto-draft to finish.

Because you are going against computerized experts, you know the picks are going to be legit.

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Now I mentioned before how this is much more than just a mock draft tool. You can use this same tool to synch up with your real drafts. It will give you advice for who to draft based on who you have already drafted and who is left on the board. It is fantastic and I have used it many times.

One of the coolest things, is at the end of either your real draft or mock draft you will get results that tell you how your team compares to the others.

If you want a more in-depth analysis of the tool, check out Tyler’s FantasyPros mock draft review.

FantasyPros My Playbook

Another great FantasyPros tool is My Playbook. Now this one is not free, but it is still worth it.

You connect your team to their tool and you get great personalized advice all season long. Here are a few of the things you get:

  • Waiver Assistant
  • Trade Finder
  • Trade Analysis
  • Lineup Assistant

I have used it plenty in the past and have gotten great results from it.

We here at Fantasy Six Pack, along with a lot of other sites, give you great advice, but its hard to beat personalized.

Fantasy Six Pack

You didn’t think I could include a list this and not include our own site do you? I’ll keep this brief though.

We offer you free advice throughout the draft season and regular season.

Our Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit has Rankings, Position Previews, Strategy Advice and much more.

During the season you will find Waiver Advice, Injury updates, updated Closer Chart, Pitcher Rankings just to name a few things.

Fantasy Rundown

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Fantasy Rundown is a fantastic site that compiles the best Fantasy articles on the web daily (including our very own), in one list for you to browse through.

It lets you quickly filter through the rest of the clutter out there and get exactly what you need from the best Fantasy Baseball sites.

I regularly make it my first stop of the day when I log into my computer at work. Shhh… don’t tell my boss.

RotoWorld

Rotoworld is huge and they have a lot information. My primary use for it is their player news and headlines.

RotoWorld is tapped into all of the team beat writers Twitter accounts and compiles all their relevant updates into one list.

Often time their writers will add a short analysis from a Fantasy Baseball perspective, so you can know if you should go make a move to pick up the player or drop the player. I have this site open just about all day and hit refresh often to make sure I do not miss anything.

FanGraphs/RotoGraphs

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Honestly I don’t know what I would do without FanGraphs and RotoGraphs.

FanGraphs is my go-to resource for all player stats. They have everything, really they do.

All those times I talk about a players wOBA (weighted on-base percentage) or their fly-ball rate, I got that information from FanGraphs.

RotoGraphs is their Fantasy Baseball analysis side of things. They have a great staff of writers over there that do great in-depth analysis of the numbers and relate it to how a player will perform in Fantasy Baseball.

I highly suggest you visit to get another perspective on things.

Roster Resource

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I just recently came across Roster Resource and honestly, I don’t know how I’ve lived without it for so long.

I’ve always looked at plenty of other sites for depth charts and starting lineup projections. I always leave feeling like it was more of a guess by whoever the author was on that particular site.

At Roster Resource they build their depth chart and lineups based on projections models as well as information gathered from site such as FanGraphs and MLBTradeRumors.

The thing I like most about this site for roster/depth charts is it is always kept up-to-date. Too many times depth charts are days, if not weeks old. Not very helpful when you have a draft in a few hours or need to make key roster decision for your team.

Closer Monkey

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I stumbled across Closer Money last year and besides our own closer chart, I don’t use any other resource for team bullpen depth charts.

This site is easy to use as they have a chart right on the home page for each team. It is updated daily (sometime multiple times), depending on team news, player performance or other reasons.

If you sign up for their email notifications, you get instant notifications when there is a closer change. That way you can beat the rest of your team to the waiver wire.

If you are in a league that uses holds, then you get to see who the teams primary set up man is and beyond. Giving you a leg up on your league to know who to use after the Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller’s of the league.


That is it. Now, I’m sure I left many other great resources off the list, but this is what we here at Fantasy Six Pack currently use most often. If you have anything you would like to add, please feel free to hit me up on Twitter, @FantasySixPack.

About Joe Bond

Not just another "Average Joe" when it comes to Fantasy Sports, he is the fantasy brain trust behind the up-and-coming FantasySixPack.net website. He has been spreading his love and addiction of fantasy sports there and many other sites including SoCalledFantasyExperts.com, FantasyPros.com, and FanDuel.com. Joe has finished as the No. 5 Fantasy Football Draft Ranker on Fantasy Pros in 2014, while being the No. 1 QB ranker for in-season during 2016. He has also finished in the top-15 twice for Fantasy Baseball Draft Rankings. You can find him on Twitter, @fantasysixpack, where he is waiting by the keyboard for your question.

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