DURHAM, N.C., January 2, 2013 – Baseball America is pleased to announce the release of a new annual publication, the Baseball America Fantasy Guide. The Fantasy Guide will be available on print and digital newsstands in early January 2013.
Fantasy baseball enthusiasts have long used Baseball America to get the winning edge in their leagues, and the Baseball America Fantasy Guide is the first BA publication directed specifically at the fantasy player.
“First and foremost, this is a magazine that can get you ready for your fantasy season, with everything you expect to find in a preview publication,” said Baseball America editor Will Lingo. “But it also features a uniquely Baseball America perspective, with scouting information and plenty of prospects. We know the best fantasy baseball competitors read Baseball America, so we’re excited to bring our point of view to the fantasy game.”
The Baseball America Fantasy Guide features player rankings and in-depth scouting reports of the key players at every position, as well as statistical projections for 2013. In addition, the Fantasy Guide includes exclusive rankings of rookies, prospects and potential breakthrough players for 2013, based on the unique prospect coverage produced all year by Baseball America in its magazine, website and books.
“Baseball America is excited to produce a new annual title for the fantasy baseball enthusiast,” BA president/publisher Lee Folger said. “We know the Baseball America Fantasy Guide will help fantasy participants prepare for success as they gear up for their auctions and drafts. The reach of the Baseball America Fantasy Guide will connect to more fantasy baseball participants through national newsstand distribution as well as digital platforms. This product launch is a natural for Baseball America.”
The Baseball America Fantasy Guide will be priced at $7.99.