RESEARCH: Does crossing leagues affect hitters?

The yet-to-be-official blockbuster deal between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Miami Marlins has fantasy owners wondering about how much better—or worse—the batters involved will fare now that they are changing leagues. Fantasy owners wonder how to allow for Jose Reyes and Emilio Bonifacio now that they’re in the “stronger league.”

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