Photo: Francisco Alvarez (C, NYM) assessing the catcher fantasy market

NOTE: Our preseason Market Pulse column is an exercise in identifying the gaps between the valuation of the "popular" market (as reflected in Average Draft Position, or "ADP"*) and that of If a player is not listed here, it's likely that he qualifies at a scarcer position, or he's not in the ADP Top 500-600 (it's a bit fluid). This is an exercise in relative valuation, not absolute.

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