RESEARCH: Start making smarter FAAB bids in 4 easy steps

A version of this article first appeared in the 2022 Baseball Forecaster.

Great fantasy managers are constantly looking to improve their teams in season through free agent pickups. Deciding who to add, who to hold, and who to drop each week is a core part of fantasy strategy. But within that strategic world of who and when — and the why behind each — there's another fundamental tactical question that seems to frustrate just about every fantasy manager on the planet including us experts, and that is simply:

How much?

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