ROTISSERIE: Hitting ‘em where they ain’t, pt 1: A Contrarian roster construction strategy

Many roster construction strategies advocate building a balanced roster (pitching and hitting). There are exceptions (punting saves or SBs, for example), but these strategies have extreme risk embedded in them. If you get one point (last place) in a category, you have very little wiggle room in other categories. An injury or two to key players can sink your season.

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