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2017 MLFS Fantasy Baseball Itinerary

With the football season inching closer to deciding a Super Bowl Champion it’s time we at Major League Fantasy Sports start putting our focus on the 2017 fantasy baseball season. We have taken a break from writing and providing radio shows for the month of January to focus on a number of internal projects that will only enhance the product we bring to our audience in 2017.

Before I list out our writing schedule for 2017 I would be remiss if I did not mention the new writers we have providing fantasy baseball content along with our current staff. Jonathan Merkel, Kevin Bzdek, Brad McKenney, and Steve Hamilton will join our group alongside our current staff of Bryan Luhrs, Kyle Amore, Joe Iannone, and Mark Rush. It promises to be an interesting and informative year for our readers and followers. Our first article of the year will publish on Monday February 6th at 8 am EST sharp.

Spring Training Topics by Writer 

Rankings (2/6/2017-3/5/2017)

Courtesy of BaseballHQ.com

Courtesy of BaseballHQ.com

Each writer will break down the positions they are assigned to over 3 or 4 weeks. Their publish dates are listed next to their names.

Joe Iannone (Sundays 8 am EST): Relief Pitchers, Catcher (RP/C).

Mark Rush (Mondays 8 am EST): Starting Pitchers (SP).

Kyle Amore (Tuesdays 8 am EST): Minor League Players (1B, 2B, 3B, SS).

Jonathan Merkel (Wednesdays 8 am EST): Corner Infield (1B/3B).

Bryan Luhrs (Thursdays 8 am EST): Minor League Players (SP, RP).

Kevin Bzdek (Fridays 8 am EST): Middle Infield (SS/2B).

Steve Hamilton (Saturdays 1 pm EST): Outfield (LF/RF/CF).

Brad McKenney (Saturdays 8 am EST): Minor League Players (OF, C).

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Team Break Downs (3/6/2017-4/1/2017)spring-training-map

The writers will discuss pure baseball, fantasy, and minor league players to watch all in the same article. Their individual publish days are listed next to their names.

Joe Iannone (Sundays 8 am EST): NY Yankees, NY Mets, Milwaukee Brewers.

Mark Rush (Mondays 8 am EST): Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Miami Marlins.

Kyle Amore (Tuesdays 8 am EST): Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals.

Jonathan Merkel (Wednesdays 8 am EST): Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins.

Bryan Luhrs (Thursdays 8 am EST): LA Dodgers, LA Angels, SF Giants, Oakland A’s.

Kevin Bzdek (Fridays 8 am EST): Toronto Blue Jays, Arizona D-Backs, Seattle Mariners, Atlanta Braves.

Steve Hamilton (Saturdays 1 pm EST): Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, SD Padres.

Brad McKenney (Saturdays 8 am EST): Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds.

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In-Season Topics by Writer

April 2nd, 2017 – June 4th, 2017mlb-opening-day-photo

Joe Iannone (Sundays  8am EST): Spot Starting Pitchers for the coming week.

Mark Rush (Mondays 8 am EST): Pitchers/Sabermetric article/Value Analysis.

Kyle Amore (Tuesdays 8 am EST): Hitters/Sabermetric article/Value Analysis.

Jonathan Merkel (Wednesdays 8 am EST): Minor League Watch/Pitchers.

Bryan Luhrs (Thursdays 8 am EST): Minor League Watch/Hitters.

Kevin Bzdek (Fridays 8 am EST): Relief Pitcher Round Up/Closer/Set up/Mid-Long Relief.

Steve Hamilton (Saturdays 1 pm EST): Surprise Starts Hitters/Buy Low/Buy High.

Brad McKenney (Saturdays 8 am EST): Surprise Starts Pitchers/Buy Low/ Buy High.

 

June 5th – End of the Season

The dog days of Summer! Have you fallen asleep yet?

The dog days of Summer! Have you fallen asleep yet?

 

Joe Iannone (Sundays 8 am EST): Spot Starting Pitchers for the coming week, Relief Pitcher Round Up/Closer/Set up/Mid-Long Relief.

Mark Rush (Mondays 8 am EST): Pitchers/Sabermetric article/Value Analysis.

Kyle Amore (Tuesdays 8 am EST): Hitters/Sabermetric article/Value Analysis.

Steve Hamilton (Wednesdays 8 am EST): Surprise Starts Hitters/Buy Low/Buy High, Surprise Starts Pitchers/Buy Low/ Buy High.

Side Note: Bryan Luhrs and Kyle Amore will be doing a break down of the MLB draft over the summer in late June. 

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Major League Fantasy Baseball Radio Shows radio-show-mic

Our shows this year will continue to run on Sunday nights from 7-9 pm EST live, and Thursday nights from 8-10 pm EST live on our blogtalk radio station. The hosts will consist of Corey D. Roberts, Kyle Amore, and Brad McKenney. During spring training we will discuss rankings by position, break down teams by division, and help get you prepared for your drafts.

In regards to the regular season our Sunday show will preview the Monday – Thursday games and the Thursday night show will preview the Friday – Sunday games. During these shows we will discuss player values, adds/drops, spot starts, buy low/sell high, DFS players to consider, as well as pure baseball analysis.

We will have a strong group of guests each week which will consist of seasoned fantasy baseball players, fantasy baseball industry guests, coaches, camp instructors, and former athletes who love the world of fantasy baseball.

Be sure to subscribe by email along the right side of the page, follow us on Twitter, like us Facebook, like us on Tumblr, and listen to the shows live, or download and listen in podcast form.

I wish you all luck in 2017.

Owner and creator of Major League Fantasy Sports. We will provide you with the best tools to be successful in your leagues no matter if it's daily, seasonal, or expert driven!

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Joe Iannone

    January 19, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    I assume Jon and Bryan will cover the amateur draft.

    • Corey D Roberts

      January 19, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      I left a side note at the bottom of who will cover that. We may have 3 guys tackle it, but for now it’s Kyle and Bryan.

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