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Yahoo Fantasy Baseball is open: Sign up to play for the 2021 season

Yahoo Sports Fantasy Staff
·2-min read
Make your MLB plans for the 2021 season with Yahoo Fantasy Baseball.
Make your MLB plans for the 2021 season with Yahoo Fantasy Baseball.

Yahoo Fantasy Baseball is officially LIVE for the 2021 season, and we’re proud to once again be the official Fantasy Commissioner Game of MLB.com.

We know many of you have been waiting to make your Fantasy Baseball plans for the upcoming season. The wait is over — sign up today!

As for the 2021 version of our game, everything you love is back. New to fantasy? Need a refresher on how to play? We have you covered.

Yahoo Fantasy will also help you get ready to draft with advice from some of the best analysts in the business, including Andy Behrens, Dalton Del Don, and Scott Pianowski.

[Batter up: Join or create a Yahoo Fantasy Baseball league for free today]

Our experts already have their early draft rankings out. In the coming days and weeks, we’ll follow up with position primers, sleepers, busts, breakout candidates and so much more. Let our analysts do the work so you don’t have to sweat getting ready for your draft.

But the draft itself is just the beginning of Fantasy Baseball. We’ll keep you up to speed all season long with waiver wire advice, emerging trends, prospects to stash, and our ground-breaking Fearless Forecast series with hundreds of player predictive videos each week so you can stay ahead of the competition.

And be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for ongoing fantasy tips for both season-long and Daily Fantasy.

Coming off the unprecedented 2020 season, which featured a 60-game schedule, we wanted to address a couple of pressing questions ...

Position Eligibility

  • Batters and pitchers will not lose positional eligibility gained from the 2019 season, even if they didn’t meet the required minimums during the shortened 2020 season.

Updated scoring setting for points-based leagues

  • We've adjusted scoring for points-only and head-to-head points leagues to have better balance between fantasy value for pitchers and hitters. Since these are private leagues, the settings can always be adjusted by any commissioner.

Prize Leagues

  • Yahoo Public/Private Prize Leagues (formerly Pro/Cash Leagues) allow you to compete with other fantasy players for cash prizes. More information on when Prize Leagues will open will be coming soon.

More to come

  • Stay tuned! We will be rolling out more good stuff heading into the start of the season.

Now go sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball and start prepping for the 2021 season. Good luck!