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Todd Zola

The Pontifications Of Lord Zola
Affectionately known as Lord Zola, Todd was the 2013 Fantasy Sports Writers Association recipient of the Fantasy Baseball Article of the Year, Web. He's been with Mastersball since its inception in 1997 and presently Todd writes for the ESPN Insider and Baseball HQ. Todd is a frequent guest on SiriusXM and is a regular on HQ Radio. He's a veteran of Tout Wars and LABR as well as a multi-time NFBC champion. Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddZola
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Todd Zola 31 minutes ago
My latest for @FantasyAlarm, who is next season's Kole Calhoun? -- CATEGORY IMPACT: Early Prediction Of My Guys http://t.co/ooGMxSqntk
Todd Zola about 16 hours ago
RT @ESPNFantasy: What are the most misused stats in MLB #DFS? @DerekCarty, @ToddZola and @reneemiller01 break it all down. http://t.co/1yJ1…
Todd Zola about 16 hours ago
Playing second base for the SF Giants is like the drummer for Spinal Tap - except just the opposite.
Todd Zola about 19 hours ago
So apparently MLB scheduled some friendlies for the afternoon slate.

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CATEGORY IMPACT: Early prediction of my guys | FantasyAlarm.com
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CATEGORY IMPACT: Early prediction of my guys

Todd takes a look towards 2016 with a discussion of some players he anticipates will be on the roster of a lot of his early drafts and mocks.

Develop a Plan and Stick With It | FantasyAlarm.com
Todd Zola

Develop a Plan and Stick With It

Spurred by a recent conversation he had with a fellow DFS player, Todd reflects upon the past couple of weeks and makes peace with his DFS agenda.

Using First and Second Half Run Factor | FantasyAlarm.com
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Using First and Second Half Run Factor

Todd calculates the first and second half run factor of all 30 MLB venues and looks for trends that may help identify changes to in-season factors

How Reliable are Park Factors? | FantasyAlarm.com
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How Reliable are Park Factors?

Todd breaks down the run index from the 30 Major League Parks over the past six years in an effort to estimate reliability and hone it in-season

Park Factors abd DFS: A Necessary Evil | FantasyAlarm.com
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Park Factors abd DFS: A Necessary Evil

Todd details his life-long battle to accept that using park factors are better than not using them, however flawed they might be.

I Was Wrrr...I Was Wrrrroooo....I was Wrong | FantasyAlarm.com
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I Was Wrrr...I Was Wrrrroooo....I was Wrong

Todd reviews some of his pre-season expectations and discusses the players he missed on - focusing on the process more than the outcome.

Draft Guide: Strategy - Tiered Drafting | FantasyAlarm.com
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Draft Guide: Strategy - Tiered Drafting

What is tiering, how do you set it up, and how does it apply to putting together your fantasy football squad?

CATEGORY IMPACT:Keeper Targets for Rebuilders | FantasyAlarm.com
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CATEGORY IMPACT:Keeper Targets for Rebuilders

Todd profiles some options to acquire if you're in a keeper league and want to retool to make a run for the championship next season.

DFS Strategy: Breaking the Rules to Live By | FantasyAlarm.com
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DFS Strategy: Breaking the Rules to Live By

Todd explains why some conventional wisdom is overblown and urges to realize every decision is contextual. There's no always or never.

CATEGORY IMPACT: The Time is Now | FantasyAlarm.com
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CATEGORY IMPACT: The Time is Now

Todd uses average standings to explain we're far enough into the season to start managing categories and offers some tips on how to do it.