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The Fantasy Six Pack Hour: 2021 Fantasy Baseball Projections and Draft Strategy w/Ariel Cohen


Welcome to The Fantasy Six Pack Hour Podcast. A.J. Applegarth is here to join me as your hosts. We are here to get you ready for the 2021 Fantasy Baseball season by discussing Projections and Draft Strategy.

Our guest this week is Ariel Cohen. Ariel is the author of the ATC projections. His projections were the No. 1 most accurate in 2019 according to FantasyPros and so were his rankings. Ariel is also an author for Fangraphs and RotoBaller. If you don’t already make sure you follow him on Twitter @ATCNY.

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2021 Fantasy Baseball Projections and Draft Strategy

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With the help of Ariel, we discuss his projections and go over some draft strategies to prepare you for the 2021 Fantasy Baseball season.

Some of the topics discussed are

  • How he builds his projections?
  • How much the 2020 60-game season factored into his 2021 projections?
  • Finding power/speed combo players using Z-Scores
  • What is Inter-Projection Volatility?
  • Are rankings built straight from projections?
  • Draft based on projections/rankings or is there more to it?
  • Closer strategy for 2021.
  • Typical roster build.

Check the rest of our 2021 Fantasy Baseball content from our great team of writers.

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