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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017

8:00-9:15 AM: Fact or Fluke? The Batting Surprises of 2017
   JEFF ERICKSON, RotoWire.com
   ERIC KARABELL, ESPN.com

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   MODERATOR: STEVE GARDNER, USA TODAY
Always lively and entertaining, our expert panel goes head-to-head on the surprise performances of this season with one question in mind: Was a player's 2017 a fact—or a fluke? 

9:15-10:30 AM: Fact or Fluke? The Pitching Surprises of 2017
   JASON COLLETTE, RotoWire.com   
   PAUL SPORER, FanGraphs.com
   DEREK VAN RIPER, RotoWire.com
   DOUG DENNIS, BaseballHQ.com

   MODERATOR: STEVE GARDNER, USA TODAY
Same format, but with pitchers: Our experts analyze the top pitching surprises and aberrations, and pass judgment on whether the performance changes are sustainable for 2108.

10:45 AM: Ballroom session
     TOPIC/PRESENTER(S) TBD

12:00-1:00 PM: Buffet Lunch

1:00 PM-4:00 PM: Breakout sessions 
Choose from a number of smaller breakout sesssions; one in each of three 45-minute blocks. In the past, topics have included DFS, draft strategy, keeper leagues, player evaluation, injuries—there's something for everyone! See last year's final program for a sample; though this year's topics will be new, and we will update the list here as the sessions are confirmed. 

 

5:08 PM: *Fall Stars Game (AFL All Star Game) 
at Salt River Fields 

* Symposium attendee game

 

NOTE: SCHEDULE IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.