This article is part of our MLB Barometer series.Lately, I have realized that I view, write and talk about fantasy sports in a bubble. I'm not the most successful or experienced player, but like anybody who has ever had a team of their own, I am myopic. My focus is centered on leagues and formats that are most important to me – the NFBC, Tout Wars, LABR – and that is simply too narrow.
Drawing from the experiences in those leagues is often valuable, and perhaps it's OK to have a 15-team mixed league as the baseline for analysis, but it's easy to lose sight of the large volume of leagues that have fewer teams, and fewer starting roster spots. Even the rotisserie-centric nature of my analysis might skew away from a large portion of the audience.
To be clear, this isn't a call for anybody to "dumb down the analysis" or to only focus on smaller player pools. It's merely an acknowledgment that there is still plenty of work to be done in helping a greater number of readers and listeners win their leagues.
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