For better, for worse: Second base gems offer key to fantasy success
Position scarcity is a hot-button issue in fantasy baseball circles. In evaluating the statistical contribution of players, does position actually matter? Based on the average draft position numbers from year to year, it seems that the consensus opinion is a resounding ... yes.
Known historically as a glove-first position, second base was never known for its collective offensive prowess. The position has blossomed in recent decades, producing some of the finest fantasy talents the game has known. However, with few "elite" fantasy contributors at the position, it's important for fantasy owners to act like meteorologists -- paying ever closer attention to the changes in the weather, the patterns of production that come to define the peaks and valleys of the fantasy baseball season.
League titles aren't going to be won by the owners who tout the likes of