BATTING: Gambles

In the March 17th edition of BaseballHQ Radio, BHQ founder and publisher Ron Shandler referred to “recency bias,” the tendency to infer what will happen based on what happened most recently.

For fantasy owners, recency bias is the mistake of looking at just the 2011 season (or, even worse, at the current spring training) to infer appropriate expectations for 2012.

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