Scott White

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: 12-team Head-to-Head points mock draft highlights the changing value of players like Michael Brantley and Greg Bird

Heading into the biggest draft weekend of the year, spring developments are beginning to have a say. Scott White looks at out latest mock.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Ranking the top 12 non-closers, sleeper sources for both holds and saves

Need holds? Maybe some ERA and WHIP help? Or how about a nice sleeper for saves? Scott White ranks some of the best setup men and middle relievers in the game today.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Koda Glover closes in on the closer role while Hyun-Jin Ryu re-enters the rotation conversation

A rookie may be on the verge of claiming the Nationals closer role. Meanwhile, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Byung Ho Park are verging on Fantasy relevance again. Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Matt Harvey taking baby steps; Michael Brantley, Carlos Carrasco return to action

Matt Harvey improved his velocity Monday but isn't at full strength yet. Meanwhile, Reynaldo Lopez and Bradley Zimmer continue to show they aren't far from making an impact. Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Timetables still murky for J.D. Martinez and David Dahl, but Jon Gray's greatness is crystal clear

Jon Gray and Jerad Eickhoff turned in dominant efforts this weekend while Tyler Glasnow re-entered the rotation conversation. Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Top 30 position battles of spring training show Cam Bedrosian and Greg Holland in line to close

How are the Nationals, Angels, Rockies and Padres closer battles shaping up? What's the latest on Michael Wacha and Greg Bird? Scott White updates the top 30 position battles.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Sleepers 2.0 welcomes spring successes Greg Bird and Taijuan Walker and gives Yasiel Puig some love

Blasts from the past Yasiel Puig and Francisco Liriano are just two of the eight newcomers to Scott White's Sleepers 2.0, more than his Breakouts 2.0 and Busts 2.0 combined.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Julio Urias may have to wait his turn; Max Scherzer may not have to wait at all

Hyun-Jin Ryu gives the Dodgers another arm to consider, which is bad news for Julio Urias, according to Scott White. Plus, injury updates on Max Scherzer, Carlos Carrasco, Zack Wheeler, Matt Carpenter and Ian Desmond.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: 10-team NL-only Rotisserie mock draft reveals new standard for Ian Desmond and David Dahl

Outfield is deeper at the top in the NL than the AL, but injured Rockies Ian Desmond and David Dahl still need to be picked somewhere. Scott White breaks down the latest mock draft.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Albert Pujols feeling good, but A.J. Pollock and Carlos Carrasco not so much

A.J. Pollock and Carlos Carrasco are hurting, but should we change our approach to them on Draft Day? Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Busts 2.0 tears down perceived sleepers Javier Baez and Felix Hernandez

Javier Baez is going too high and Xander Bogaerts is riskier than he appears, Scott White says in his latest look at 2017 busts.

2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Breakouts 2.0 welcomes Jose Peraza from sleepers list, brings Dylan Bundy, Joc Pederson into fold

Scott White highlights some of the best value picks on Draft Day, adding Dylan Bundy and Joc Pederson to his earlier list and removing the injured David Dahl.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Jason Kipnis shuts it down as A.J. Reed warms it up

Jason Kipnis' strained rotator cuff will most likely keep him out beyond opening day. Meanwhile, Taijuan Walker continues to dominate. Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

Instant Fantasy Baseball Reaction: Ian Desmond could have ripple effect on Rockies lineup

Ian Desmond's injury is as untimely as any for Fantasy Baseball owners, but as Scott White points out, it brings new opportunity for Mark Reynolds, Gerardo Parra and, yes, even David Dahl.

Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Injury updates for Matt Carpenter, Sonny Gray and a path to closing for Cam Bedrosian

Matt Carpenter and Sonny Gray both have an injury tag next to them, but which one is dropping in the rankings? Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings.

Raised in Atlanta by a board game-loving family during the dawn of the '90s Braves dynasty, Scott White was easy prey for the Fantasy Sports, in particular Fantasy Baseball, and has devoted his adulthood to understanding this game about a game. In another time, they would have castigated him for entertaining such fancies, but in these times of plenty, they dress him in a suit and parade him to the masses. Though a believer in the numbers, they're to him no substitute for intuition and common sense. Follow Scott @CBSScottWhite