The foundation of your fantasy baseball roster starts in the first three rounds or with players purchased for $20-plus in auction leagues. These should be the easiest players to identify; after all, they are today's top talents. But history shows that there is an extraordinary amount of year-to-year turnover, which can sabotage our best efforts.
But we can do a better job of identifying the players with the best chance of returning fair value at the top of the draft board. It comes down to separating players into four general groups.
Group 1: Veteran elite