2020 MLB Draft Guide: The SMART System
The SMART System and its Rules of Engagement are successful draft strategies for fantasy baseball. Glenn Colton tells you how it works and how to employ it on draft day.
There is a great debate out there in the fantasy sports community about whether strategy is important. Many terrific fantasy sports experts say “let the draft come to you.” Rick Wolf and I stuck to the SMART System in 2019, repeated our 2018 LABR AL title and came within two SB of repeating our Tout Wars title as well. So, we strongly disagree (albeit in a far more colorful fashion that begins with one of us scolding fantasy sports owners to “never ever leave their wingman” in classic Top Gun style and often morphing into both of us yelling “stop projecting”, “Count Chocola” and “hillbilly” as we channel John and Jeremy from Wedding Crashers).
Each time Colton & the Wolfman violate the SMART system or the Rules of Engagement, we regret it – a lot! Yes, we are thinking of you Giancarlo Stanton ! Admittedly it is not always easy to stay SMART but if you want to maximize your chances of winning a fantasy baseball title in 2020, play SMART and follow the Rules of Engagement...