ALTERNATIVE: Are you ready for some Best Ball?

“Best Ball” comes from golf tournaments of the same name. Everyone in a foursome hits a drive, then each player takes their next shot from where the “best ball” of the tee shots landed. They take their approach shots from the best ball fairway drive, and so on. In fantasy baseball, Best Ball is a form of points-based scoring which the site provider determines the best possible lineup from all players on your roster after each scoring period.

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