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Houston Dynamo 2020 Fantasy Preview

2019 marked the fifth season in six years that the Dynamo missed the playoffs which clearly signaled changes were needed.  Exit Wilmer Cabrera, enter Tab Ramos.  Ramos comes in for 2020 after a strong run as the U.S. National Team Under-20 coach and hopes to bring an emphasis on player development.  In fantasy terms – they Dynamo have long been …

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MLSFI: 2020 Interview with Ben Baer and Round 1 Preview

Reid and Blayne are joined by Ashley Savage from Switch The Pitch to review the top players for the first fantasy round of the 2020 Season. Segment 1: We start with an interview with Ben Baer to get an update on the reasons behind the changes to the 2020 MLS Fantasy game. Segment 2: Next we cover all of the …

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San Jose 2020 Fantasy Preview

Following a horrendous, wooden-spoon 2018 season, expectations were low for the Quakes heading into last season. While the big-ticket managerial hire of Matias Almeyda and a few intriguing signings offered a bit of hope heading into the 2019 campaign, four games in it appeared that San Jose was in for another miserable season as they were outscored 14-2 en route …

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Atlanta United 2020 Fantasy Preview

Atlanta is a team that is used to success. Top conference finishes, MVPs, and silverware are the norm for the Five Stripes. Yet the 2019 season felt sluggish at times thanks to the loss of creativity provided by Miguel Almiron and tensions with new head coach Frank de Boer. After a bit of adjustment, the quality of Atlanta’s players continued …

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Inter Miami 2020 Fantasy Preview

Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami are kicking off their MLS expansion season. After nearly eight years since David Beckham’s first press conference announcing the expansion bid, they will finally be kick a ball. The construction of this team has not matched expectations and hype. None of their signings have broken MLS Twitter. No Edison Cavani, no Luis Suarez. Most of …

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Portland Timbers 2020 Fantasy Preview

The good news for Portland this year is that they are not starting the season with a 12 game road stand.  The bad news from a fantasy standpoint is that there has been a lot of turmoil in the front of the formation.  Gone is Brian Fernandez, back is Valeri on a TAM deal. Two new strikers are in the …

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DC United 2020 Fantasy Preview

(UPDATED 2/26/20) What can be said about DC United’s 2019 season that might be helpful when speculating about the team’s upcoming 2020 season? The rather abrupt departure of Wayne Rooney at the end of last season drew most of the headlines. (However, Rooney continues to haunt Audi Field in spirit. There’s still a huge photo banner of him hanging over …

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Official MLS Fantasy Boss 2020 Leagues

Leagues

  Hello fantasy managers and welcome to launch day for the 2020 MLS Fantasy season!  There are two great things about this day, 1) creating your first team and 2) joining your favorite fantasy leagues. As usual, I’ll be hosting three different leagues to help support the various MLSFB platforms and ALL will offer prizes! Below are the links to …

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FC Dallas 2020 Fantasy Preview

2019 marked the end of an era in Frisco with Oscar Pareja leaving FC Dallas after 5 successful seasons where he was a revered player and moving on to Tijuana (now back in MLS with Orlando!). ‘Papi’ left as the winningest coach in club history and was replaced by the wildly successful academy director, former journeyman player, and teacher, Luchi …

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New England Revolution 2020 Fantasy Preview

For the first time in a long time the New England Revolution are going into the preseason with expectations not only for a playoff run, but a possible first ever MLS Cup. For years since Jermaine Jones arrived in 2014 to lead them to a final, the Revs have plateaued at mediocrity. That all changed last year when the organization …

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MLSFI: 2020 Eastern Conference Preview & Rule Changes

Reid, Blayne, and Michael are joined by veteran MLS Fantasy player Josh Weber to talk about the 3 big changes teased for the 2020 fantasy game and preview the Eastern Conference. Segment 1: 2020 Game Changes (45 min) Segment 2: Top, Mid, and Bottom tier teams Segment 3: Top players by position Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Michael Denton Blayne …

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Los Angeles FC 2020 Fantasy Preview

It’s safe to say, since coming into the league in 2018, Los Angeles FC have been the talk of the league, and with good reason. After a successful inaugural campaign that ended in a postseason appearance, the LA club followed it up with an historic 2019 campaign that saw them re-write the record books en route to the Western Conference …

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