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Alex Kantecki

  • joined Aug 28, 2012
  • last login Sep 01, 2014
  • posts 193
  • comments 369

Alex is a fantasy baseball writer at Fake Teams. He's a Cubs fan to a fault. Poke him on Twitter at @rotodealer.

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  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NFL Chicago Bears
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Two-Start Pitchers: Week 5 (April 28-May 4)

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Ranking and tiering the two-start pitchers for Week 5, including Tyson Ross, Tyler Skaggs and Alfredo Simon.

Head-to-Head Risers and Fallers: Week 4

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Identifying risers and fallers in head-to-head points' leagues for Week 4, including Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco and Brewers outfielder Khris Davis.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 4 (April 21-27)

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Ranking and tiering the two-start pitchers for Week 4, including Dillon Gee, Wily Peralta and Travis Wood.

Head-to-Head Risers and Fallers: Week 3

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Identifying risers and fallers in head-to-head points leagues for Week 3, including Tigers OF Rajai Davis and Atheltics OF Josh Reddick.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 3 (April 14-20)

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Ranking and tiering the two-start pitchers for Week 3, including Jesse Chavez, Juan Nicasio and Brandon Morrow.

Head-to-Head Risers and Fallers: Week 2

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Identifying risers and fallers in head-to-head points leagues for Week 1, including Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings and Marlins 3B Casey McGehee.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 2

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Ranking and tiering the two-start pitchers for Week 2, including James Paxton, Tim Hudson and Jason Vargas.

Head-to-Head Risers and Fallers: Week 1

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Identifying risers and fallers in head-to-head points leagues for Week 1, including Padres OF Chris Denorfia and Blue Jays RHP Sergio Santos.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 1 (March 30-April 6)

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Ranking and tiering the two-start pitchers for Week 1, including Scott Kazmir, Dillon Gee and Ian Kennedy.

Alex Kantecki's 10 Bold Predictions For 2014

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Ten bold predictions for the 2014 fantasy baseball season.

2014 Points Leagues: Top 300 Overall

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The top-300 overall players in head-to-head points leagues are revealed.

2014 Points League Rankings: Top 125 Pitchers

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The top-125 pitchers in head-to-head points leagues are revealed.

2014 Points League Rankings: Top 200 Hitters

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The top-200 hitters in head-to-head points leagues are revealed.

Braves sign Santana to one-year $14.1 million deal

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After signing a one-year, $14.1 million deal with the Braves, can you trust Ervin Santana as a viable fantasy starter?

Doug Fister In The NL

4

Does the trade to the Washington Nationals make right-handed pitcher Doug Fister a more worthy selection on draft day?

The Fantasy Landscape: Starting Pitchers

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Alex Kantecki kicks off starting pitcher week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

Jason Heyward Wants A Mulligan

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After breaking out in 2012 with 27 home runs and 21 steals, injuries sidelined Jason Heyward's encore performance en route to a finish outside of the top-75 outfielders. Can the Braves outfielder...

The Fantasy Landscape: Outfield

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Alex Kantecki kicks off outfield week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

Third Base Profile: Manny Machado

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Following off-season knee surgery, how will Orioles third baseman Manny Machado respond?

The Fantasy Landscape: Third Base

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Alex Kantecki opens third-base week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

The Fantasy Landscape: Shortstop

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Alex Kantecki opens shortstop week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy

Second Base Profile: Jedd Gyorko

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Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko smacked 23 home runs in his rookie debut. Is he already second base's most homer-friendly option?

The Fantasy Landscape: Second Basemen

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Alex Kantecki opens second-base week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

First Base Profile: Brandon Belt

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With a full season behind him, Giants first baseman Brandon Belt enters the new year as a breakout candidate. Can he make the jump in 2014?

The Fantasy Landscape: First Basemen

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Alex Kantecki opens first base week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

Catcher Profile: Jonathan Lucroy

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Jonathan Lucroy quietly produced top-five numbers at the catcher position in 2013, but did anybody notice?

The Fantasy Landscape: Catchers

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Alex Kantecki jumpstarts catcher week with an overview of the position, including his thoughts on AL-only/NL-only leagues and draft strategy.

Spring Training Battles: Closers

9

What spring training battles should you be on the look-out for at the closer position?

FuN with ZiPS: Billy Hamilton, Cincinnati Reds

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Will Billy Hamilton match, exceed or fall short of his 2014 ZiPS projections?

Early Rankings Love for 2014

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Alex Kantecki highlights some players he likes more than others heading into 2014 fantasy drafts.

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