The first thing you need to know about the National League player pool is that it is an absolute minefield. A bad place, full of bad ideas. Definitely not for everyone.
If you've suffered through an N.L.-only fantasy draft already, then you understand the depth of the misery this year. You've stared at a cheatsheet loaded with terrible names — a cheatsheet easily confused with a do-not-draft list.
Here, for example, are my N.L.-only shortstop tiers for 2016:
TIER ONE – No one
TIER TWO – No one
TIER THREE – Corey Seager
TIER FOUR – It's possible we did not fully appreciate Tony Womack in his time.
TIER FIVE – Addison Russell, Brandon Crawford
TIER SIX – I ACHE WITH LONGING FOR TONY WOMACK
TIER SEVEN – Jean Segura, Alexei Ramirez
TIER EIGHT – Jung-Ho Kang, probably not Jose Reyes but maybe
These are not so much tiers as they are the concentric circles of fantasy hell. But even though the N.L. fantasy landscapeRead More »from N.L. Tout Wars review: Building around Bryce Harper