Fantasy Baseball Podcast: What to learn from small sample sizes and finding the next edge

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Hello and welcome to the Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Podcast! Yahoo's Scott Pianowski and fantasy baseball pioneer Ron Shandler discuss what to focus on and what to ignore when it comes to stats in a short season, what predictions get wrong and their favorite out of nowhere fantasy seasons.

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Since the season is 60% shorter, it's tough to ignore early slumps when it comes to players. Scott and Ron discuss what to focus on and what to ignore when it comes to making decisions early on in the season. And while stats like BABIP and spin rate have it into mainstream baseball analysis, the pair explain why another stat revolution could be coming if someone can crack the code.

And, we wrap up the show with a nod toward Ron Shandler's famous LIMA (Low Investment Mound Aces) plan and draft our favorite unexpected breakout seasons in fantasy baseball history.

Is Mike Yastrzemski's breakout for real?
Is Mike Yastrzemski's breakout for real?

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