CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week Three – The Disabled List

Whether we are watching the game and see the team’s trainer walk out, or following on Twitter to see that your fantasy player was just injured, we all hate to see them. Injuries! Major League teams have to deal with them and so do fantasy owners. But they make us all question our previous decisions, […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week Two All About Closers

You can’t tell the closers without a scorecard! I have talked about closers like they are second class citizens, even called out for it. But there is a reason I don’t believe in using high draft picks on closers and it is a simple reason. Every year teams change closers. Not one team, but many […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week One

The first week of baseball and fantasy baseball is in the books and now is the time for over reacting to not just small sample sizes, but ultra-small sample sizes. After one week, people start dropping good players who had bad starts.  Choose to be the team that grabs these now value pick-ups instead of […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Opening Week

The season has started and you are looking at your lineup saying I have a few holes. Don’t worry, everybody has a few holes on their roster and in deeper leagues there is more than a few on every team. The free agent pool is where you will find most of your players (trades are […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Sleepers, Break-outs, and Do Not Draft

In fantasy baseball it is all about getting value out of your picks and trying to gain excess value and avoid picks that don’t meet the expectations of that pick. We try to read over all the info that is out there to see who these players are that will gain us an advantage. But […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Auction Draft Strategies

Most drafts you have a draft slot and use a snake system that has the last pick being the first pick every other round in an effort to make each slot fair. Everyone has their opinion on which picks are the best and worst but it is the most popular drafting system. An auction draft […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Draft Strategy – Tiers

Fantasy tiers are another draft strategy that everyone uses in some form or another whether they know it or not. Grouping like players together to form tiers is a great way to plan for the draft, so let’s look at the tiers. I am going to use the CCO fantasy league to form the sample […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Draft Strategy – Position Players

Last week we reviewed a draft strategy and focused on the pitching side of it. This week we will dig into the position players. This draft strategy is for a 10 or 12 team H2H league. This strategy is based on getting your lineup filled with five or six guys who you can build your […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Pitching Staff Draft Strategy

What is your draft strategy? Do you like to evenly distribute the early rounds between the best starting pitchers and best position players? Or do you prefer to build your rotation with Aces and hope for upside in quantity of position players? Maybe you like to build your lineup with the first four or five […]


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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Drafting Cubs Players

It has been a few years since you could actually draft more than a few Cubs players in fantasy baseball in standard leagues. Even in the CCO League last year, only three players were drafted in the first 112 picks in a league of 20 Cubs fans. The fact that a league full of 20 […]


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